Electric Cars

 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric has 124-mile range, $30,335 starting price

Hyundai is joining the ranks of automakers with an electric car on offer thanks to its 2017 Ioniq Electric. The compact hatch is Hyundai’s rival to the Toyota Prius and uniquely comes with hybrid (Ioniq Hybrid) and plug-in hybrid (Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid) options too, making it the first vehicle... read more

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Saab 9-3 EV electric prototype shown by NEVS, 2014

Saab 9-3 production to live on… in China

Production of the Saab 9-3 sedan will restart for the second time, only this time around the cars will be sold under the NEVS brand, feature electric powertrains and be... read more January 31, 2017 by


 
Arnold Schwarzenegger with Kreisel Mercedes-Benz G-Class electric conversion

Arnold Schwarzenegger helps Austrian firm Kreisel launch electric G-Class

He may be famous for owning Hummers, Unimogs and even a tank, but Arnold Schwarzenegger is also a strong proponent of more ecological forms of transport. He demonstrated this... read more January 26, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla announces Model S 100D with 335-mile range

Ever since last August’s introduction of a 100-kilowatt-hour battery in its Model S P100D, it was known that Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] would eventually offer a 100D minus the... read more January 24, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D runs 0-60 in less than 2.4 seconds

Tesla Model S P100D blasts to 60 in under 2.39 seconds

For the last few years, the Tesla Model S has been, well, ludicrous when it comes to moving off the line from a standstill. The Ludicrous and Insane driving modes are just... read more January 23, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Vanda Electrics Dendrobium concept  debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

Singapore firm develops Dendrobium electric supercar with a little help from Williams

A firm out of Singapore has confirmed plans to unveil an electric supercar concept called the Dendrobium at the 2017 Geneva auto show. The firm is Vanda Electrics whose... read more January 18, 2017 by


 
Chrysler Portal concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

FCA CEO hints at production version of Chrysler Portal concept

Earlier this month Chrysler took the wraps off a self-driving electric minivan concept called the Portal at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Car concepts shown at the... read more January 17, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Why the Faraday Future EV is called the FF 91

Alphanumeric naming schemes for automobiles are nothing new. We don't love them but we understand why an automaker resorts to such naming conventions. It sets out a strategy... read more January 16, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

778-hp Tesla Model S Electric GT racer does 0-62 mph in 2.1 seconds

Organizers of the Electric GT Championship on Thursday at the 2017 Autosport International in the United Kingdom confirmed some of the specs for the series’ race car... read more January 16, 2017 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S P100D in ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode

Tesla ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode slashes Model S P100D 0-60 mph time to below 2.5 s

Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D was already the quickest car to 60 mph currently on sale, but the Californian company has released a software tweak that unleashes... read more January 12, 2017 by


 
2020 Porsche ‘Mission E’ electric car test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Porsche ‘Mission E’ electric car spy shots

Porsche confirmed in 2015 to put into production an electric car based on its Mission E concept unveiled at that year’s Frankfurt auto show. Today we bring you the... read more January 11, 2017 by


 
Rimac Concept_One has a drift setting in its traction control system

1,088-horsepower electric Rimac Concept_One goes drifting

Oh, to be the Earl of Pembroke. For one, you get to tell people to call you Lord. Second, you also happen to be the founder of a the Wilton Classic & Supercar, which is... read more January 10, 2017 by


 
Engineering Explained asks if a big hill can recharge a Tesla

Can a big enough hill recharge a Tesla?

Like most other electric and hybrid vehicles on the market, the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S and Model X are both fitted with a system that allows them to recapture energy and... read more January 10, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Detroit auto show

Volkswagen gets a charge out of its electric Microbus concept

Volkswagen is putting on a full court press when it comes to SUVs and alternative energy vehicles. Shifting sentiment in the aftermath of Dieselgate won’t be easy, but... read more January 9, 2017 by


 
Honda NeuV concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Honda unveils NeuV and Riding Assist concepts at 2017 CES

Honda’s theme of its 2017 Consumer Electronics Show presence is something it calls the Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem, where via artificial intelligence, robotics and... read more January 6, 2017 by


 
Watch the Faraday Future FF 91 do 0-60 mph in 2.39 seconds

Watch the Faraday Future FF 91 do 0-60 mph in 2.39 seconds

Electric car startup Faraday Future on Tuesday unveiled its first car, the FF 91. The luxury SUV, which makes its official debut on January 5 at the 2017 Consumer Electronics... read more January 4, 2017 by


 
 

 
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