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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 to offer a lineup of cars that offers the choice of internal combustion or electric power. That’s right. Smart has... read more

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2016 Lamborghini Aventador SuperVeloce (SV)

Lamborghini mulling electric car based on Porsche Mission E tech?

Could Lamborghini completely skip the hybrid concept and go straight to pure electric power? Autobild says the Italian firm is considering a supercar based on technology... read more September 19, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All Terrain spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain confirmed for 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes-Benz is going after the premium soft-roader segment dominated by Audi’s Allroad offerings and Volvo’s expanding Cross Country range. Mercedes has... read more September 15, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Zava Prometheus

Italian firm promises 1,341-horsepower electric car

An Italian firm by the name of Zava claims to be developing an electric car capable of accelerating from 0-62 mph in 2.0 seconds. Such pace would make Zava’s car... read more September 14, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV promises 238-mile range

Chevrolet on Tuesday confirmed its 2017 Bolt EV electric hatchback will be coming with an EPA-estimated range of 238 miles. That beats Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] 215-mi... read more September 13, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

Tesla's 8.0 software update addresses Autopilot shortcomings

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Sunday provided the first details on a software update that addresses some of the shortcomings of its semi-autonomous driving aid known as Autopilot. The... read more September 11, 2016 by


 
2017 Karma Revero

2017 Karma Revero preview

No, it’s not 2011 all over again. And no, you’re not looking at a Fisker Karma. This is the 2017 Karma Revero. The extended-range electric sedan was formally... read more September 9, 2016 by


 
Varsovia concept

Varsovia concept brings electric luxury by way of Poland

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has proven that a startup company can bring its own vision of motoring future to the road, although in its case there were taxpayers taking much of... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
2016/2017 Jaguar I-Type 1 Formula E race car

Jaguar unveils I-Type Formula E electric racer

Jaguar is committed to electrifying its lineup but it’s first electric car isn’t a production model. Rather, it’s a race car for the third season... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Vision Van concept

Mercedes previews next-gen Sprinter with Vision Van concept

Mercedes-Benz today unveiled a futuristic van concept powered by an electric drive system. No, this isn’t the concept Mercedes is bringing to the 2016 Paris auto show... read more September 7, 2016 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive  -  First Drive, May 2014

Report: Mercedes to launch at least 6 electric cars between 2018 and 2024

Mercedes-Benz will preview its first serious attempt at a mass-produced electric car at the 2016 Paris auto show later in the month. The preview will come in the form of a... read more September 6, 2016 by


 
Qiantu K50, 2016 Beijing auto show

Electric car startup Qiantu eyes U.S. for K50 sports car

One of China’s biggest automotive design companies CH-Auto Technology is branching out into the business of building cars. Its first car is to be a small electric... read more September 2, 2016 by


 
2016/2017 Formula E Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport race car

Audi to race in Formula E from 2017

The Formula E electric car racing series is starting to gain traction among the major automakers. Audi on Friday confirmed it will have a factory team ready to race in season... read more September 2, 2016 by


 
Nikola One natural gas-electric semi truck

Nikola One electric truck to come with hydrogen fuel cell range-extender

American electric truck startup Nikola made headlines in June when it announced it had received as many as 7,000 pre-orders for an extended-range electric semi truck claimed... read more August 31, 2016 by


 
Audi Prologue concept, 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Report: Audi A9 approved for production

Having looked on with envy at the sales racked up by Mercedes-Benz with its expanded S-Class family, rivals are now racing to launch their own offerings to cater to the... read more August 30, 2016 by


 
Techrules AT96 TREV prototype

Italdesign founder to help shape China’s Techrules supercar

At March’s 2016 Geneva auto show, a Chinese firm by the name of Techrules rolled out a supercar concept driven by an extended-range electric powertrain where the... read more August 29, 2016 by


 
 

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