Electric Cars

 
Buick Velite 6 Plug-in Hybrid battery layout

GM and Honda partner on next-gen batteries

General Motors and Honda on Thursday announced plans to work together on next-generation batteries for electric cars to fast-track their development for both automakers. The batteries are said to deliver higher energy density, smaller packaging and faster charging than current designs. They will be... read more

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Nobe 100

Nobe 100 3-wheeler is Estonian-electric cuteness

Automakers foresee automotive design changing drastically as electric cars move into the mainstream and offer very different packaging benefits from their internal combustion... read more June 4, 2018 by


 
VW ID R testing at Pikes Peak

Volkswagen ID R hits Pikes Peak for first test run

Volkswagen's lightweight electric racer, the ID R, has taken to Pikes Peak for its first test run. VW announced on Friday that the ID R had taken to the Pikes Peak... read more June 4, 2018 by


 
2017 Fiat 500e

Fiat plans new 500e and 500 Giardiniera wagon

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles delivered a lot of news at its investor presentation detailing its latest five-year plan on Friday, and the plans include a new 500e electric car... read more June 1, 2018 by


 
Audi e-tron replaces side mirrors with cameras

Audi e-tron will use cameras in place of side mirrors, but not in US

Audi's first battery-electric crossover will also usher in radical new technology for the automotive industry. The production e-tron electric crossover will ditch traditional... read more June 1, 2018 by


 
Jeep 2022 roadmap

Jeep confirms sub-Renegade SUV, more Deserthawks and Trackhawks

No brand is benefiting more from the ongoing consumer shift from cars to SUVs than Jeep. From selling 730,000 units in 2013, Jeep is on track to hit 1.9 million sales in 2018... read more June 1, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Maserati Alfieri sports car

Maserati to add Alfieri halo car, new SUV, electric powertrain from Ferrari

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles during an investor meeting Friday revealed that Maserati has an electric future...in more ways than one. The Italian luxury brand has been largely... read more June 1, 2018 by


 
Schaeffler 4ePerformance concept

Electric Audi RS 3 boasts 4 electric motors, 1,180 horsepower

The Audi RS 3 is no slouch of a sport sedan, but Schaeffler Group has given the car an electrified shot in the arm. The firm yanked out the original 2.5-liter turbocharged... read more May 30, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace first drive

Proposed Jaguar I-Pace SVR could be too quick for untrained drivers

Jaguar product planning boss Hanno Kirner believes the instant torque and power found in a hypothetical I-Pace SVR could be too much for untrained drivers. While he stopped... read more May 30, 2018 by


 
RemetzCar Tesla Model S shooting brake

RemetzCar builds beautiful Tesla Model S shooting brake

A handful of companies have announced plans to turn Tesla's Model S electric sedan into a sexy shooting brake. The first to announce such plans was Dutch firm RemetzCar, and... read more May 29, 2018 by


 
2018 BMW 530e iPerformance wireless charging

BMW first on the market with wireless charger for cars

BMW on Monday announced availability of a new wireless charging system, making it the first automaker to bring the technology to market. (Mercedes-Benz also plans one for its... read more May 29, 2018 by


 
Nico Rosberg drives the Formula E Gen2 race car

Nico Rosberg samples Gen2 Formula E race car

Nico Rosberg may be done with the world of Formula 1, but that doesn't mean the former world champion can stay away from a race car. Rosberg has recently become acquainted... read more May 27, 2018 by


 
Volvo Truck FL electric commercial truck

Volvo introduces electric delivery/garbage truck with 186-mile range

Volvo Trucks has introduced its first battery-electric truck meant for commercial duty: the FL. The company said the FL will bring the benefits of battery-electric vehicles... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
Rivian

Rivian will show electric pickup and SUV at 2018 LA auto show

Rivian is a rather quiet electric car startup based in Michigan but the firm is ready to start making some noise. Rivian will show its first two models, an electric pickup... read more May 24, 2018 by


 
Audi R8 e-tron Piloted Driving concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show Asia

Audi open to electric supercar with solid-state battery

The Audi Sport division is working on an electric super sedan for launch in 2020, tentatively named the e-tron GT. However, this model isn't a replacement for the R8 supercar... read more May 24, 2018 by


 
2019 DS 3 Crossback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

DS 3 Crossback to offer EV option, target Audi Q2

PSA Group's luxury brand DS launched its first standalone model last year in the form of the DS 7 Crossback, a small SUV with the refinement and technology to match the... read more May 23, 2018 by


 
 

 
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