Electric Cars

 
Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance prototype tire with Electric Drive Technology

Goodyear developing tires for needs of electric cars

Tires are a critical component of the driving experience, and electric cars bring their own challenges. Battery-electric vehicles weigh more, produce greater torque than traditional vehicles from a stop, and usually require low rolling resistance. Goodyear has a future tire solution in development... read more

April 16, 2018 by
 
Pininfarina logo

Pininfarina launches EV brand, says electric hypercar coming in 2020

Plans are in place to launch high-end electric cars under the Pininfarina name. The new Automobili Pininfarina was launched on Friday in Rome, where Pininfarina parent... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
Herbert Diess

VW Group ousts CEO, names Diess as replacement, announces restructuring

Volkswagen Group has ousted CEO Matthias Müller and replaced him with Herbert Diess, previously CEO of the Volkswagen brand within the larger 12-brand corporation. The... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
Lexus LF-FC concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Lexus mulls electric, fuel cell powertrains for LS

The Lexus LS may soon receive alternative powertrains to challenge new electric cars being developed for the full-size luxury sedan segment by rivals such as Jaguar and... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
Xing Mobility Miss R prototype electric supercar

Xing Mobility promises electric supercar quicker than Tesla Roadster

With news of the 2020 Tesla Roadster's 1.9-second 0-60 mph time, the Silicon Valley-based carmaker put a target on its back. A Taiwanese firm by the name of Xing Mobility... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
2018/2019 BMW iFE.18 Formula E race car

BMW completes initial shakedown for Formula E racer

BMW has completed an initial shakedown test for its new race car designed for the 2018/2019 Formula E Championship, the fifth season of the electric car racing series. The... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
US Marines test Nikola UTV

Watch US Marines test the electric Nikola UTV

The United States Marines have a new toy to test in the Nikola UTV, an electric utility task vehicle. New video shows it getting down and dirty as the military folk test it... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW 1-Series Hatchback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

BMW's next-gen 1-Series to spawn i1 electric variant?

The BMW Group will launch 12 electric cars by 2025, the first of which will be a model from Mini due in 2019. Most of the 12 cars will be electric versions of regular BMW... read more April 10, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Dual-motor Tesla Model 3 "probably" coming this summer

Despite production delays since first deliveries last July, Tesla finally thinks it will have Model 3s rolling off the line at a steady pace by the start of the third quarter... read more April 9, 2018 by


 
Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo concept

Audi's PlayStation concept to be turned into reality

It's been more than four years since the first Vision Gran Turismo concept was rolled out but there's still no end in sight. The cars are the result of a challenge put out by... read more April 9, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Buick Enspire concept debuting at 2018 Beijing auto show

Buick bringing electric SUV concept to 2018 Beijing auto show

Buick will present an electric SUV concept called the Enspire later this month. A teaser shot released on Monday hints at a handsome design that takes current Buick themes to... read more April 9, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin DBX concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Aston Martin SUV will no longer offer electric powertrain

Aston Martin has dropped plans for an electric version of its upcoming SUV, which the automaker first previewed in 2015 with the electric DBX concept car. The information was... read more April 6, 2018 by


 
2018 MW Luka EV

Czech firm reveals retro coupe with a modern twist

You love the styling of classics but keen to make the switch to electric mobility. If this sounds like you then a small company from the Czech Republic may have just what... read more April 6, 2018 by


 
2017 Campagna T-Rex

Campagna plans electric T-Rex

Campagna is working on an electric version of its wild T-Rex three-wheeler. The Canadian firm on Thursday said it tapped California's Zero Motorcycles to source a powerplant... read more April 5, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace first drive

2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric crossover (brief) first drive review: 4:34 to the future

In the four minutes and 34 seconds that I get behind the wheel of the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace, I could listen to “Moby Dick” (Zeppelin, not Melville), make a bag of... read more April 3, 2018 by


 
2019 Porsche 911 teaser image

Porsche CEO says there will never be an all-electric 911, but maybe 718

Porsche has big plans to electrify its vehicle portfolio in the years to come, but said plans will not include a purely electric 911. According to a report from Automotive... read more April 2, 2018 by


 
 

 
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