Electric Cars

 
Perrinn 424 electric LMP1 racer

Ex-Williams F1 engineer designs Perrinn 424 electric LMP1

Thus far, Formula E is the only major motorsport to embrace totally electric powertrains for racing, but this all-electric LMP1 racer may have something to say about that. Nicolas Perrinn, an ex-Williams F1 engineer, has developed an all-electric LMP1 racer called the Perrinn 424. The powertrain is... read more

3 hours ago by
 
Aspark Owl prototype

Aspark Owl electric supercar does 0-60 in under 2 seconds

There's a new electric supercar brewing in Japan, and during testing one of the prototypes managed to accelerate from 0-62 mph in 1.92 seconds. The car is the Aspark Owl... read more February 19, 2018 by


 
Dyson logo

Vacuum company Dyson plans at least 3 electric cars

British household appliance company Dyson last fall confirmed it was working on an electric car for launch by 2020. No specifics were given at the time apart from a... read more February 16, 2018 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Mercedes says first EQ electric car will debut in Geneva

Mercedes-Benz will unveil the first electric car from its recently established EQ sub-brand for electrified models at next month's 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The... read more February 16, 2018 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

First EVs on Audi and Porsche's PPE platform coming in 2021

Audi will introduce its first volume electric car this year in the form of the e-tron SUV. Fellow Volkswagen Group member Porsche will follow in 2019 with its own electric... read more February 16, 2018 by


 
Faraday Future previews future product during supplier meeting

Faraday Future teases second SUV at supplier meeting

Faraday Future on Wednesday gave a preview of a model to follow the FF91, which the company remains hopeful of getting into production by the end of 2018. The preview came in... read more February 15, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW i8 Roadster

BMW i8 Roadster priced at $164,295, will be most expensive Bimmer sold in US

Buyers looking to drop the top with a 2019 BMW i8 Roadster will be met with a $164,295 price tag when the car launches this spring. That makes it the most expensive BMW sold... read more February 14, 2018 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Faraday Future receives $1.5B lifeline

Faraday Future's vision hasn't exactly panned out as once imagined, and serious financial problems have ensued. However, a Hong Kong-based entity has thrown the struggling... read more February 14, 2018 by


 
Artist's impression of Polestar's headquarters under construction in Torslanda, Sweden

Polestar's new headquarters will be a translucent cube

Polestar was only spun off from Volvo last October but the performance brand for electric cars already has a plant under construction in China and now a headquarters being... read more February 12, 2018 by


 
Ares Tesla Model S convertible

Ares previews a stylish Tesla Model S convertible

Although consumers have largely fallen out of love with convertibles, there's still something about a drop-top that stirs up feelings. Ares Design, based in Modena, Italy... read more February 10, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Rimac supercar debuting at 2018 Geneva auto show

Rimac's next electric supercar to have 120-kwh battery pack?

Croatia-based Rimac is preparing to debut quite an electric machine at the 2018 Geneva motor show next month, and new information points to a whopping 120-kwh battery pack... read more February 9, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Elantra Electric spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Hyundai Elantra Electric spy shots

An electric version of Hyundai's popular compact sedan, the Elantra, has been spotted testing in the extreme cold of a northern Sweden winter. The prototype sports the same... read more February 9, 2018 by


 
2021 BMW iX3 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2021 BMW iX3 spy shots

The first prototypes for an electric version of the BMW X3 have been spotted. The vehicle, which is expected to go by the name iX3, is confirmed for launch in late 2020... read more February 9, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla reveals 2017 financial results, records near $2B loss

Investors have rallied around Tesla, riding high on a wave of future promises from the electric car company. Tesla's 2017 financial results released on Wednesday still show... read more February 8, 2018 by


 
Home equipped with solar panel and battery storage system from Tesla

Australia plans "virtual" power plant of distributed solar panels, Tesla batteries

Having built the world's biggest battery in the Australian state of South Australia a year ago to provide energy to the grid in the event of a supply shortage, Tesla is now... read more February 8, 2018 by


 
Teaser for HK GT concept debuting at 2018 Geneva auto show

Pininfarina-styled HK GT concept bound for Geneva auto show

Chinese electric car startup Hybrid Kinetic will unveil a new concept car at a major auto show for the fourth time in less than two years. The latest study is the HK GT... read more February 8, 2018 by


 
 

 
© 2017 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.