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Ares Tesla Model S shooting brake conversion

Ares announces its own Tesla Model S shooting brake conversion

The world will soon have three separate options to choose from for Tesla Model S shooting brake conversions. The latest comes from Ares Design based in Modena, Italy. The firm announced on Thursday that it will produce its own Model S shooting brake, and it also plans to outfit the interior with... read more

February 1, 2018 by
 
Formula E Gen2 race car

Gen2 Formula E racer revealed, debuts in 2018/2019 season

The Formula E Championship has managed to transform from a minor spectacle to a vital race series backed by major automakers in the space of a few short years. It's hard to... read more January 30, 2018 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche's 800-volt fast charging stations will rival Tesla's Supercharger network

Porsche's first battery-electric car, the production version of the Mission E, will feature immense charging infrastructure support from the brand itself. Eventually... read more January 29, 2018 by


 
18-year-old builds electric car from 1980 Toyota Celica

Youngster builds his own electric car from a 1980 Toyota Celica

By any automaker's crystal ball, the future is electric. A slew of electric cars will more than likely flood the market in the next decade or so, but one 18-year-old from... read more January 25, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Volvo Trucks electric urban delivery vehicle

Volvo Trucks plans electric delivery vehicle for 2019

Not to be left out of the push for electric and electrified commercial vehicles, Volvo Trucks announced Tuesday that it will begin selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019... read more January 24, 2018 by


 
Why do electric cars typically have just one gear?

Why do electric cars usually have only 1 gear?

You won't jump into a modern electric car and row through a number of gears as you race down the road, which begs the question: why is it that electric cars usually have only... read more January 24, 2018 by


 
2018/2019 Mahindra Racing M5Electro Formula E race car in Pininfarina's wind tunnel

Pininfarina enters Formula E as sponsor of Mahindra Racing

Pininfarina on Tuesday announced it is entering the Formula E Championship as a sponsor of Mahindra Racing. In a statement, the Italian design house said its decades of... read more January 24, 2018 by


 
2020 Mini Electric spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Mini Electric spy shots

Mini is set to launch an electric Hardtop in 2019, and we've got the first spy shots of a prototype. The car was previewed by the Mini Electric concept at 2017's Frankfurt... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
Prototype for Tesla Semi electric semi-trailer truck

See the Tesla Semi silently cruising along a suburban street

In case you were haboring any concerns that the electric semi-trailer truck unveiled by Tesla last November was nothing but a cardboard mockup powered by hamsters, have no... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Bob Lutz tells collectors to buy Tesla Model S while it's "still available”

Bob Lutz is back again poo-pooing on Tesla. This time the auto industry veteran was speaking to attendees of a collector car auction held Thursday in Scottsdale, Arizona... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
2017 Lamborghini Aventador S

Lamborghini isn't interested in self-driving tech or going full-electric

Lamborghini is about fun. So says the company's head of research and development Maurizio Reggiani. That means self-driving capability is off the table; it also means an... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
2018 Jaguar XJR575

Report: Jaguar XJ to transform into Tesla Model S rival

Jaguar will turn the XJ into an electric sedan rivaling the Tesla Model S, according to Autocar which on Monday reported that an electric XJ will be revealed in late 2018 to... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
Nissan Energy Solar

Nissan gets into home energy storage business

Nissan is the latest automaker to get into the home energy storage business, following early movers Tesla and Mercedes-Benz. Nissan calls its solution Nissan Energy Solar... read more January 21, 2018 by


 
Genovation GXE video

Genovation's 800-horsepower electric Corvette hits the road

Genovation debuted its electric GXE sports car at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier in the month, but now we finally have the first video of the silent... read more January 20, 2018 by


 
Audi smart energy grid trial

Audi tests smart energy grid in new trial

Audi is conducting a trial of what the automaker calls a “virtual power plant.” It's a system where thousands of individual energy sources, typically homes with... read more January 19, 2018 by


 
Rivian

Electric car startup backed by ex-McLaren execs plans pickup and SUV

It seems like an electric car startup surfaces every other day, but there's reason to take Rivian a bit more seriously than most. Instead of making bold promises that end up... read more January 18, 2018 by


 
 

 
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