Electric Cars

 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Detroit auto show

Report: Volkswagen ID Buzz Microbus approved for production?

Volkswagen has teased the return of the iconic Microbus for years, but it seems the German automaker finally intends to make it a reality. A new report from Auto Express has Volkswagen chief Herbert Diess, on the record, confirming the most recent I.D. Buzz Concept for production. "Emotional cars... read more

June 19, 2017 by
 
Jaguar I-Pace concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

Jaguar I-Pace already in production, though US arrival not until 2018

Jaguar is poised to trump its German rivals in the mainstream electric car race by launching the new I-Pace electric SUV this year. Audi and Mercedes-Benz won’t have... read more June 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

After eclipsing Ford and GM, Tesla's market value briefly surpasses BMW

The market value of Tesla [NSDQ: TSLA] rallied once again last week and the automaker briefly surpassed BMW in market capitalization. According to Bloomberg, Tesla's stock... read more June 13, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Fisker EMotion debuting on August 17, 2017

Fisker reveals more of EMotion, says electric sedan won’t have graphene batteries at launch

Revived electric car startup Fisker has released more details on its EMotion electric sedan, though it’s not all good news. Fisker says the EMotion will launch with... read more June 12, 2017 by


 
Richard Hammond in hospital following his crash in a Rimac Concept_One

Richard Hammond posts video following major crash in Rimac Concept_One

Following his major accident on Saturday behind the wheel of a Rimac Concept_One, “The Grand Tour” host Richard Hammond posted a video message for fans. The video... read more June 12, 2017 by


 
Crashed Rimac Concept_One driven by Richard Hammond - Image via ‘The Grand Tour’

Richard Hammond crashes Rimac Concept_One during “The Grand Tour” filming

“The Grand Tour” host Richard Hammond managed to walk away without serious injury after a violent crash on Saturday. The former “Top Gear” host was... read more June 10, 2017 by


 
Nio Formula E race car, EP9, ES8 and Eve concept car

Nio wants to sell a Level 4 self-driving car in US in 2020

Chinese electric car startup Nio’s first volume model, the ES8 SUV, will enter production in China in late 2017. (The company has already built a handful of EP9... read more June 9, 2017 by


 
Acura NSX EV concept, 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Acura mulls electric power for next NSX

Honda is considering a pure electric powertrain for its next-generation Acura NSX. Recall, the automaker entered a pure electric version of its current NSX in the 2016 Pikes... read more June 8, 2017 by


 
Honda Clarity lineup at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan, June 2017

Honda presents 2030 Vision strategy, aims to have Level 4 self-driving car by 2025

Honda has outlined its plans for the coming decade in a company-wide strategy dubbed the 2030 Vision. As outlined in the strategy, Honda plans to follow the now-familiar path... read more June 8, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Fisker EMotion debuting on August 17, 2017

Fisker EMotion priced from $129,900, pre-orders start June 30

It was less than a year ago that Henrik Fisker came out with the announcement he was starting a new electric car company under the Fisker name and that the first product... read more June 7, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due in 2019

Tesla teases Model Y electric SUV due in 2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday revealed new details about the company’s planned Model Y electric SUV due in 2019, including this teaser shot. The Model Y will be a... read more June 7, 2017 by


 
NEVS 9-3 and 9-3X concepts, 2017 CES Asia

NEVS presents 9-3, 9-3X electric cars at 2017 CES Asia

NEVS on Wednesday at the 2017 CES Asia taking place in Shanghai, China previewed a pair of electric cars destined for production and outlined a new mobility program to be run... read more June 7, 2017 by


 
NEVS InMotion concept, 2017 CES Asia

NEVS presents InMotion self-driving city car concept at 2017 CES Asia

NEVS on Wednesday unveiled the InMotion self-driving city car concept at 2017 CES Asia in Shanghai, China. The concept is NEVS’s vision of a car devoid of a steering... read more June 7, 2017 by


 

Opel Ampera-e is the new Popemobile

The Popemobile has taken the shape of many automobiles over the years, but the latest is likely the most environmentally friendly yet. Opel has bestowed the current pontiff... read more June 6, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91 during testing for 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Faraday Future highlights FF 91’s dynamic qualities, confirms 2017 Pikes Peak entry

Faraday Future may be desperate for cash these days but this isn’t stopping the company from pressing ahead with plans for production of the FF 91 electric car. In a... read more June 6, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model X

AAA hikes Tesla insurance rates due to higher than average number of claims

Tesla owners carrying policies through AAA aren't going to like this news: rates are going up. AAA determined the Tesla Model S and Model X are both affected by abnormally... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
 

 
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