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BMW Motorrad eRR electric sport bike concept

BMW Goes Electric On Two Wheels With eRR Sport Bike Concept

The latest iteration of BMW's S1000RR sport bike has been lauded for its high horsepower, trick clutchless gearbox and sophisticated traction settings. And while we expect its electronic nannies were integrated into the company's new eRR concept, one notable bit from the S1000RR which isn't present... read more

November 14, 2015 by
 
Faraday Future

Chinese-Backed Electric Car Startup Faraday Future Plans $1 Billion U.S. Plant

In August, we first learned of the plans of Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting for a new electric car company rivaling Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]. It turns out Yueting’s... read more November 9, 2015 by


 
Detroit Electric SP:01 assembly

Detroit Electric SP:01 Sports Car Enters Production: Video

Detroit Electric, led by former Lotus executive Albert Lam, has started production of its SP:01 electric sports car, two and a half years after the company first announced... read more November 2, 2015 by


 
'Revenge of the Electric Car' premiere: Bob Lutz arrives in a Chevy Volt

Bob Lutz Asks: Is Tesla Doomed?

Bob Lutz has never been shy about speaking his mind, and now he has something to say about Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] that's likely to start some heated conversations. Despite... read more October 29, 2015 by


 
Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan IDS Concept Hints At Next-Gen Leaf: Live Photos & Video

Nissan has a handful of concepts on show this week at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, one of which is a small electric hatch that may just preview some of the styling and... read more October 28, 2015 by


 
Mitsubishi eX Concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Mitsubishi eX Concept Previews Future All-Electric Outlander Sport: Live Photos

Mitsubishi has been showing off a series of compact crossover concept vehicles in recent years that are meant to preview a successor to the Outlander Sport debuting at next... read more October 28, 2015 by


 
Four-motor Honda CR-Z, Honda R&D Center, October 2015

Honda Studying Four-Motor EV, We Drive A Prototype

Since the rebirth of the electric car movement this century, several automakers have toyed with the idea of powering a car by positioning a motor at each wheel. Honda may be... read more October 28, 2015 by


 
Aston Martin RapidE concept

Aston Martin Gets Serious About EVs, Rolls Out Electric RapidE Concept: Video

While rivals in the sports luxury segment such as Lamborghini and Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] are shunning fully electric cars, Aston Martin is embracing the technology as a clever... read more October 22, 2015 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Hit Hard In Consumer Reports Reliability Rankings

Remember this past August when the Tesla Model S broke Consumer Reports' own 100-point scale during testing? The Model S P85D tested received a score of 103 points as it... read more October 20, 2015 by


 
Saab 9-3-based development mules for Turkish national car project

Saab Owner NEVS Licenses 9-3 Tech To Turkey For New National Car Project

Fresh from securing a deal with state-owned Chinese automaker Dongfeng to help stave off bankruptcy, Saab’s struggling parent company National Electric Vehicle Sweden... read more October 20, 2015 by


 
Tesla Autopilot Test

Tesla Owners Begin Posting Autopilot Videos

Well, that didn't take long. Yesterday, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] released its Version 7.0 software update which contains the new Autopilot feature, and Model S drivers have... read more October 16, 2015 by


 
Volvo commits to electric car development

Volvo electric car coming in 2019

Volvo unveiled a fully electric C30 compact hatch in 2009 that it used for research purposes and even loaned out to customers to learn more about how people use electric cars... read more October 15, 2015 by


 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Tesla Version 7.0 Software Update Activates First Autopilot Features

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has been teasing Model S owners with its planned Autopilot autonomous driving system for quite some time now. The hardware necessary for the system... read more October 15, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

VW doubles down on EVs post diesel scandal, promises all-electric Phaeton

In the wake of its diesel emissions scandal, the Volkswagen Group has decided to double down on electric car development and promote a future of zero emission vehicles. In... read more October 14, 2015 by


 
Tesla presentation slide from June, 2012 outlining 'Gen 3' platform variants

Elon Musk: There Will Be A Model 3 And A Model Y

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk may have inadvertently announced the name of the electric car company’s planned fifth model, believed to be a high-riding... read more October 9, 2015 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche Mission E: Gearing up to go faster than Tesla Model S?

The Porsche Mission E concept, if it’s headed to production, could end up being quite the rival to Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P90D. And just as in the Model S... read more October 8, 2015 by


 
 

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