Electric Cars

 
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 International Hill Climb for test runs ahead of the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 24. Behind the wheel is Romain... read more

June 4, 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


 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car, road test in greater Atlanta area, Feb 2018

Elon Musk reveals when $35K Tesla Model 3 could start production, admits brake issue

Tesla's rollout of the Model 3 has been anything but smooth sailing, and thousands of customers are still waiting for one very important Model 3 variant: the base model. It's... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
2017 Ford GT

Report: Ford Mach 1 electric SUV will share platform with next Escape

Ford's electric SUV tentatively named the Mach 1 will be based on a platform shared with the next-generation Escape, Autocar reported Tuesday. The platform is the highly... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Production VW ID hatchback to look just like concept

Volkswagen's Golf-sized electric hatchback due in 2020 will closely resemble the show car that previewed it: the ID concept rolled out in 2016 at the Paris auto show. The... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-EQ logo

Mercedes to race under EQ electric sub-brand in Formula E

It's been almost a year since Mercedes-Benz announced plans to enter the Formula E Championship and now the automaker has revealed the first details on its entry. The... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen is focused on aerodynamics with its ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen chases extreme downforce for its ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen returns to the the International Pikes Peak Hill Climb on June 24, and the German automaker is going high-tech with its new race car, the ID R. This all-electric... read more May 21, 2018 by


 
 

 
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