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Porsche 918 Spyder versus Rimac Concept_One at the drag strip

Rimac Concept_One takes on Porsche 918 Spyder at the drag strip

We’ve already seen it destroy Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] LaFerrari over the quarter mile. Now the Concept_One from Croatian firm Rimac is taking on the Porsche 918 Spyder. The drag race was conducted by YouTuber Salomondrin for the latest episode of his online show Bangin' Gears, with... read more

October 10, 2016 by
 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

Leilani Münter named first American driver in Electric GT series

Leilani Münter has tried her hand at a number of racing series, and now she's found a new one that fits perfectly with her views on life. Münter has been named the... read more October 5, 2016 by


 
Fisker Inc.

Henrik Fisker revives Fisker brand for electric car startup

Fisker is dead. Long live Fisker. Danish designer Henrik Fisker’s previous car company Fisker Automotive may have flopped, but that hasn’t stopped the serial... read more October 4, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG's Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Chinese Grand Prix

Mercedes poised to join Formula E in 2018

Mercedes-Benz has dominated Formula One over the past few seasons and soon it could do the same in the burgeoning electric car racing series that is Formula E. Formula E... read more October 4, 2016 by


 
Alleged patent drawing for BMW i5 - Image via Autoguide

Is this BMW's oft-rumored i5?

Alleged patent drawings of a BMW model rumored to be called an i5 have surfaced. The drawings were discovered by Autoguide and are claimed to have been filed by BMW with a... read more October 4, 2016 by


 
GLM G4, 2016 Paris auto show

Savage Rivale Roadyacht reborn as GLM G4 electric sports car

It’s been a while since we last heard from Dutch supercar startup Savage Rivale. The company made headlines in 2011 when it unveiled a four-door, four-seat convertible... read more September 30, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes previews first of ‘EQ’ electric cars with SUV concept

Mercedes-Benz’s much-hyped electric car concept has finally made its 2016 Paris auto show debut. Like Volkswagen’s own I.D. concept on display in Paris, the star... read more September 29, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept

VW ID concept to spawn 300-plus-mile electric hatch in 2020

The Volkswagen Group in order to shed any vestiges of its diesel emissions cheating scandal is embracing vehicle electrification with open arms. The automaker is committed to... read more September 29, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW ID electric concept revealed, production version coming 2020

Volkswagen is planning to pull the covers off a new concept at the 2016 Paris auto show that previews the first of its next-generation electric cars. However, the automaker... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
Teaser sketch for NextEV supercar

NextEV teases 1,000-horsepower electric supercar

There’s a handful of automotive startups out to challenge Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] as well as the more established makes, with new electric cars. Many of these are... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

Tesla Model S-based Electric GT racing series launched in Ibiza

In March we brought you news about an electric car racing series being developed for production-based cars, namely the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S. At a ceremony held at Ibiza... read more September 27, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Mercedes-Benz electric car concept debuting at 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes teases electric car concept debuting in Paris

Mercedes-Benz has been offering electric cars for several years but these have all been niche products limited to a handful of markets. The list includes the Electric Drive... read more September 27, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S P100D on the drag strip

Tesla Model S P100D does 0-60 in 2.5 s, quarter-mile in the 10s

The 100-kilowatt-hour electric car has arrived in the form of the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D, and boy is it quick. The folks from DragTimes got access to one of the... read more September 25, 2016 by


 
Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3

Venturi and Ohio State University set 341.4 mph electric car record

French firm Venturi may be most widely recognized for its expensive, oddball electric cars like the America SUV and Fetish sports car, but it’s also known in some... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
Tesla 8.0 software update

Here’s what’s new with Tesla's 8.0 software update

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Wednesday started beaming out its version 8.0 over-the-air software update to its customers’ Model S and Model X vehicles. As the company outlined... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive revealed

Smart was one of the first mainstream automakers to introduce an electric car when it launched its original ForTwo Electric Drive last decade. Now it’s become the first... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
 

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