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Techrules AT96 TREV concept, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Techrules looks for European site to build new supercar

China-backed Techrules made a bit of a splash last month at the Geneva Motor Show when it took the wraps off of a turbine-powered electric supercar. Now the company is seeking a site in Europe to build the car. The company says it has "appointed a small team to identify specific locations in Europe... read more

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Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Tesla Model 3 revealed with 215-mile range, $35k price tag

Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model 3 has been making headlines for the past several years but now it’s finally here. The BMW 3-Series-rivaling electric sports sedan... read more March 31, 2016 by

Tesla Model 3 teaser image with Model S and Model X, March 2016

Ahead of Tesla Model 3 reveal, pre-order frenzy begins for $35k electric car

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]—or just Tesla, as it might now prefer to be called—has very closely guarded nearly all the details about its third mass-production... read more March 30, 2016 by

Porsche Mission E Design

Behind the scenes: Porsche Mission E concept design video

Porsche is heading in a different direction with the Mission E. The company's first electric sports car, the Mission E promises 600 horsepower and 310 miles of range. We... read more March 29, 2016 by

James Dyson with digital motors  [image: Dyson]

Vacuum builder Dyson reportedly looking at making electric car

Documents filed in the United Kingdom indicate that Dyson, the firm best known for its high-end vacuums and public hand dryers, is developing its own electric car. Britain's... read more March 25, 2016 by

2017 Hyundai Ioniq, 2016 New York Auto Show

2017 Hyundai Ioniq U.S. specs confirmed: Live photos and video

Hyundai this year will be the first major automaker with a vehicle offering hybrid, plug-in hybrid and pure electric options when its all-new 2017 Ioniq hits the market. The... read more March 24, 2016 by

Micro Mobility Systems Microlino

Isetta microcar reborn with electric powertrain: Video

Arguably the best-known microcar—basically the smallest category of car you can get—the Italian-designed 1950s-era Isetta has been reborn as an urban runabout... read more March 24, 2016 by

Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Bosch, Panasonic among potential battery suppliers for production Porsche Mission E: Report

Porsche plans to put its Mission E electric car into production by the end of the decade, but to do that it will need a company to supply batteries for the car. The company... read more March 17, 2016 by

Tesla Model 3 teaser image with Model S and Model X, March 2016

Tesla Model 3 teased ahead of March 31 reveal

In a couple of weeks Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] will provide a first look at what's shaping up to be its most crucial model yet, the Model 3 electric sedan. The company this... read more March 16, 2016 by

Brabus Tesla Model S

Brabus modifies the Tesla Model S

German tuning firm Brabus is best known for its tuned Mercedes-Benzes, but the firm has now set its sights on the luxury and performance world's rising star: The Tesla Motors... read more March 10, 2016 by

2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S to go racing in new Electric GT World Series

The world’s first sanctioned electric car racing series, the Formula E Championship, is now into its second season and by all accounts appears to be growing in... read more March 10, 2016 by

2016 BMW i3

BMW considering family-oriented i car above the i3

Update: An earlier version of this story claimed BMW i product chief Henrik Wenders confirmed plans for an i5. A BMW spokesperson reached out to Motor Authority and stated... read more March 10, 2016 by

Mercedes-Benz energy storage system

Mercedes parent Daimler building additional battery plant for future electric cars

Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] much-hyped Gigafactory battery plant is currently under construction in Nevada, but it's not the only plant of its kind from an automaker... read more March 9, 2016 by

Rimac Concept_One, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Rimac Concept_One electric supercar debuts in production trim, is joined by track-focused model

Croatian firm Rimac first presented the Concept_One at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. Even back then the company, which at the time few knew about, was confident that its... read more March 8, 2016 by

Genovation GXE

Electric Corvette breaks one-mile top speed record

Electric cars are increasingly becoming synonymous with performance, a point best illustrated by Genovation Cars' new record-setting Corvette-based Genovation eXtreme... read more March 7, 2016 by

2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla planning Model S P100D with 100-kwh battery?

A software hacker may have spoiled Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] plans for its next major product announcement, which may be a new, higher-capacity battery. Hacker Jason Hughes... read more March 7, 2016 by


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