Electric Cars

 
2020 Tesla Roadster acceleration and Plaid Mode

Witness as the 2020 Tesla Roadster goes plaid

Last night, Tesla CEO Elon Musk surprised the automotive world by announcing the 2020 Tesla Roadster. The company offered those who put down a tidy $5,000 reservation fee on the spot a test ride in the future electric sports car. DragTimes founder and CEO Brooks Weisblat was among what appeared to... read more

November 17, 2017 by
 
GM Electric Car Presentation

GM investor slide reveals possible Bolt EV-based SUV

General Motors in October announced plans to launch 20 electric cars by 2023, the first of which is due within the next 18 months. We now have an idea of what one of those... read more November 16, 2017 by


 
Hyundai SUV roadmap

Hyundai SUV onslaught will include diesel, electric and fuel cell models

Hyundai’s been caught out by the consumer shift to SUVs and pickup trucks, and this is reflected in the automaker’s sales which in the first half of the year are... read more November 16, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Did Tata just buy a $900M stake in Faraday Future?

Faraday Future may have just been thrown a life line in the form of a $900 million investment by Indian automaker Tata. Chinese automotive news aggregator Gasgoo claims media... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
Daimler-Thomas electric Jouley school bus

The electric school bus of the future has arrived

If Daimler has its way, the wheels on the bus will go round and round via electric motors and battery packs in the very near future. Last Friday, Daimler subsidiary Thomas... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible

Next Volkswagen Beetle to be electric, rear-wheel drive?

Should reported plans for a next-generation Volkswagen Beetle pan out, the iconic car will see a major transformation. On Friday, Autocar reported VW is actively considering... read more November 10, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi and Bentley want in on Porsche's Mission E, Bugatti and Lamborghini considering plug-in 2+2

Porsche will pioneer one of Volkswagen Group's most ambitious projects ever: a 300-plus mile electric car based on the Mission E concept. But, VW's other brands reportedly... read more November 10, 2017 by


 
Elon Musk and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Elon Musk meets Turkish President to discuss SpaceX, Tesla

Elon Musk met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday to discuss ways in which Tesla and SpaceX, both run by Musk, could aid Turkey in some ambitious... read more November 10, 2017 by


 
A glimpse of Opel in the future

Opel gives glimpse at new design direction, potential electric SUV

Finally free of years of mismanagement at the hands of General Motors, Opel has the potential to thrive under the stewardship of new owner PSA Group. In its new PACE!... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Porsche believes it will set standards and thrive in the electric-car era

Porsche has seen tremendous transformation over decades of operation. Arguably, it faces another new challenge: the era of electric cars. The brand isn't worried, however... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Establishment of electric car joint venture between Ford and Zotye on November 8, 2017

Ford and Zotye will sell electric cars in China under new brand

Ford shied away from partnerships under former CEO Mark Fields, but that’s all out the door under new CEO Jim Hackett. And he’s gotten to work fast since taking... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Opel Ampera-e

EU proposes stricter emissions regulations for 2030

A handful of European nations have recently announced calls to drastically reduce vehicle emissions and in some cases ban completely the sale of cars powered solely by... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
BMW i Vision Dynamics concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

BMW electric car to debut at 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

BMW has confirmed its lineup for this month’s 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, and among the various production models and concepts on display will be a new electric car... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Saab 9-3-based development mules for Turkish national car project

Turkey preparing national car brand

Annual new-car sales in Turkey come in around one million units, but the country doesn't have a car brand to call its own. That will change very soon. The country's... read more November 8, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen announces Google quantum computer partnership

Google and VW will use quantum computers to develop battery, self-driving technology

Volkswagen will embark on a transformation of its business through electric cars and self-driving technology, and it is looking elsewhere to bolster its technological... read more November 7, 2017 by


 
Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept

Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept electric car unveiled, hints at Lambo's future

Lamborghini unveiled Monday its first all-electric sports car concept, the Terzo Millennio, the first indication that the 54-year-old automaker may divorce itself from its... read more November 6, 2017 by


 
 

 
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