Electric Cars

 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes accelerates electric plans, promises 10 EVs by 2022

Regardless of where fuel prices go in the coming years, Mercedes-Benz’s future will be one skewed towards electrification. The automaker launched its new EQ sub-brand for electrified cars during last fall’s 2016 Paris auto show by unveiling the Generation EQ concept and promising 10... read more

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Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes could be blocked from using EQ name in China

Mercedes-Benz used the 2016 Paris auto show to launch a new sub-brand for electrified cars called EQ. Since then Mercedes has used the EQ Power+ name on its 2017 Formula One... read more March 24, 2017 by


 
Rimac Concept_One torque vectoring

How the Rimac Concept_One's torque vectoring system does it all

The adoption of the electric motor into the automobile is changing many facets of the automotive industry at large. From entire propulsion methods, to power increases, and... read more March 23, 2017 by


 
2017 Volvo V60 Polestar

Polestar's future will be electrified, and it's nearly here

If you want what is about to become a retro Polestar without a hybrid powertrain, or electric-only powertrain, you better buy the new 2017 S60 or V60 Polestar, quick. Henrik... read more March 22, 2017 by


 
Formula E Championship logo

BMW given constructor status for Formula E

Motorsport organizing body the FIA on Tuesday announced the names of nine constructors who have been granted homologation for Seasons Five, Six and Seven of the Formula E... read more March 22, 2017 by


 
Aston Martin RapidE concept

Aston Martin Rapide to ditch V-12, go electric-only route in 2018

It was at the 2009 Frankfurt auto show that Aston Martin launched its current Rapide. The stylish super sedan has only been offered with a V-12 ever since, but from 2018 it... read more March 21, 2017 by


 
Pininfarina H600 concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

Hybrid Kinetic says Pininfarina-styled H600 electric sedan coming in 2020

Chinese electric car startup Hybrid Kinetic says the Pininfarina-designed H600 concept unveiled at this month’s 2017 Geneva auto show will spawn a production model by... read more March 21, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla slashes most affordable Model S variant from lineup

So long, Tesla Model S 60, we hardly knew ye. The Silicon Valley automaker has announced its most-affordable Model S variant will be discontinued after less than a year on... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
Genovation displays Carbon Revolution carbon fiber wheel at 2016 Big Boys Toys show

Genovation to fit carbon fiber wheels to electric Corvette

Genovation will fit its upcoming electric sports car based on the Chevrolet Corvette with carbon fiber wheels sourced from Carbon Revolution, the company said on Monday... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
Teaser photo of Jaguar I-Pace electric car in camouflage undergoing road testing, March 2017

Jaguar reveals prototype for I-Pace electric SUV

Jaguar will introduce an electric SUV called the I-Pace in 2018. The vehicle was previewed in concept form at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show and early test mules using... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW i3 facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW i3 spy shots

Engineers from BMW are out testing an updated version of the i3. The electric hatch didn’t generate the impact BMW had hoped when the vehicle was launched in 2014. It... read more March 17, 2017 by


 
Rimac Concept_One

Rimac adds power, battery capacity to Concept_One electric supercar

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost six years since we first laid eyes on Rimac’s Concept_One. Since then the company has been signing OEM supply... read more March 16, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Production Porsche Mission E confirmed as oft-rumored 'Pajun' sedan

Talk of Porsche adding a second sedan to its lineup has been making the rounds since 2011. We’re talking about the oft-rumored Pajun, whose nickname, a portmanteau of... read more March 16, 2017 by


 
Lucid Air

Tesla Model S-rivaling Lucid Air to start at just $60,000

There’s nothing like a bit of competition to help you get more for your dollar. Case in point is the battle that could be about to erupt between electric car firms... read more March 15, 2017 by


 
Lamborghini Aventador S, 2017 Geneva auto show

Lamborghini open to electric supercar, says CEO

Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali is open to launching an electric supercar but says the technology isn’t ready for the Italian marque just yet. Speaking with Reuters... read more March 14, 2017 by


 
Audi e-tron quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi to follow e-tron SUV with compact electric car

The Volkswagen Group is committed to launching as many as 30 electric cars by the end of 2025, many of which will come from Audi. Last summer, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler... read more March 14, 2017 by


 
 

 
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