Electric Cars

 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV

Toyota offloaded Tesla shares in 2016

Toyota on Saturday revealed that it sold its remaining shares in Tesla at the end of 2016. The Japanese automaker previously sold some of the shares in 2014. Toyota’s investment in Tesla followed that of Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler in 2009. Daimler bought 10 percent of Tesla for an... read more

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BMW logo

BMW i5 supposedly dead

BMW as recently as 2016 has stated it’s considering a family-oriented model for its i division, positioned between the current i3 and i8. However, the latest info from... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
Production-ready Jaguar I-Pace spotted in Monaco

2019 Jaguar I-Pace spotted during photo shoot

Jaguar’s I-Pace electric SUV has just been spotted completely undisguised. Posted by Agenda de l'automobile (via Jalopnik) on its Facebook page is this video showing... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Newburgh, New York, up and running - June 2015

Tesla reinstates free Supercharging for existing owners

Good guy Tesla has had a change of heart. Following news the company would begin charging for Supercharger station use, Elektrek reports Tesla will extend free charging to... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Next Nissan electric car likely to be SUV

Nissan will unveil a redesigned Leaf later this year, but the compact hatch is just one of multiple electric cars the automaker is planning. The next is likely to be a... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
Dynamic wireless electric car charging testing using a Renault Kangoo Z.E.

Renault demonstrates wireless electric car charging at 62 mph

Renault on Thursday took part in a demonstration of new charging technology that could prove a major boon to electric cars. The technology, being developed by Qualcomm with... read more May 19, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Home Battery Storage Unit

Mercedes-Benz partners with Vivint Solar for home energy storage in US

Tesla may have been the first to try its hand at home energy storage in the United States, but Mercedes-Benz is on deck. The German luxury brand announced a new partnership... read more May 18, 2017 by


 
Mini E

Fifth and final brand pillar at Mini will be upcoming EV

Peter Schwarzenbauer, the boss of Mini, in 2015 started talking about a refocus of the brand around five core models or pillars. Since he made those comments, we’ve... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
Video of Nio EP9 on the Nürburgring

Watch the Nio EP9’s record-setting 6:45.9 Nürburgring lap

On May 12, a team from Chinese electric car startup Nio took the company’s EP9 to make another attempt at the Nürburgring. The 1,342-horsepower electric supercar... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
Elextra electric supercar

Elextra supercar revealed, promises 0-62 mph time in under 2.3 seconds

A Swiss firm by the name of Elextra has revealed an electric supercar that promises to be the fastest accelerating car ever produced. The company boasts a 0-62 mph time of... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
Malcolm Bricklin

Malcolm Bricklin’s next venture is to get car dealers to invest in...art galleries

Malcolm Bricklin is almost 80, but he’s still full of ideas it seems. His latest concept is selling art using an inventory system much like that of a car dealer... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
2017 Karma Revero deliveries start on May 12, 2017

2017 Karma Revero starts delivery

After bowing out of production in 2012, the Fisker Karma extended-range electric sedan is finally back, although now the car is known as the Revero and sold by the new... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 3-Series Gran Turismo

Report: Next 3-Series GT to join 4-Series family, offer electric option

With BMW’s next 5-Series Gran Turismo set to receive 6-Series badging, it makes sense that the smaller 3-Series Gran Turismo will eventually join the 4-Series family... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
Speed Academy builds a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

Meet Blue Lightning: a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

Remember Tesla's Roadster? That was a pretty neat little machine that paved the way for grander offerings from the electric car company. It was built on the bones of the... read more May 14, 2017 by


 
Nio EP9 clocks a 6:45.9 Nürburgring lap time on May 12, 2017

Nio EP9 sets street-legal Nürburgring record with 6:45.9 blast

It’s still early days for electric cars but Nio’s EP9, powered solely by batteries and electric motors, has already outperformed the best internal combustion... read more May 14, 2017 by


 
Tesla Solar Roof

Tesla reveals pricing for solar roof as order books open

Tesla on Thursday started taking orders for its newest energy product, glass roof tiles incorporating solar panels. Tesla has four different designs for the roof tiles, which... read more May 12, 2017 by


 
 

 
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