Electric Cars

 
Home equipped with solar panel and battery storage system from Tesla

Australia plans "virtual" power plant of distributed solar panels, Tesla batteries

Having built the world's biggest battery in the Australian state of South Australia a year ago to provide energy to the grid in the event of a supply shortage, Tesla is now involved in the state's next energy security plan by helping to create what's known as a “virtual power plant.”... read more

February 8, 2018 by
 
Byton concept, 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

Byton partners with Aurora for self-driving tech

Chinese startup Byton announced on Monday it will lean on Aurora, a U.S.-based self-driving technology company, to help incorporate Level 4 and Level 5 self-driving tech into... read more February 6, 2018 by


 
2019 Infiniti QX50, first drive

Infiniti plans two electric cars in next five years

Nissan's luxury brand, Infiniti, has plans to release two battery-electric cars within the next five years. The first of the two will arrive in 2021. Automotive News... read more February 6, 2018 by


 
McLaren Senna

All core McLarens to feature electrification, self-driving tech beginning in 2019

McLaren will set foot in a brave new world after announcing that all of the brand's future care models from 2019 onward will boast electrified powertrains and some form of... read more February 6, 2018 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Kia Niro EV spy shots

The Kia Niro compact crossover SUV is already available as a hybrid or plug-in hybrid. Soon, there will be an electric option too. Kia previewed its electric Niro at last... read more February 6, 2018 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche investing $7.5B in electrification over next 4 years

Porsche will aid VW Group's electrification charge with an even larger investment than it had originally planned. Through 2022, Porsche has $7.5 billion earmarked for... read more February 5, 2018 by


 
2018 Xpeng G3

Xpeng gets $350M in funding, including from iPhone maker Foxconn

Chinese electric car startup Xpeng only revealed its G3 SUV to the world at last month's 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, but the vehicle, a potential rival to... read more February 2, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D Electric Production Car Series race car

FIA backs Tesla Model S-based electric GT race series

It may be early days for electric cars but they already have support from motorsport's governing body, the FIA, in formula racing, and now in GT racing too. The FIA this week... read more February 2, 2018 by


 
Ares Tesla Model S shooting brake conversion

Ares announces its own Tesla Model S shooting brake conversion

The world will soon have three separate options to choose from for Tesla Model S shooting brake conversions. The latest comes from Ares Design based in Modena, Italy. The... read more February 1, 2018 by


 
Nikola One

Nikola selects Arizona to manufacture electric semi-trucks

Nikola has taken a major step toward bringing its extended-range electric semi-trailer truck to market. The company announced on Tuesday that Buckeye, Arizona will be home to... read more January 31, 2018 by


 
Jaguar I-Pace prototype

Jaguar I-Pace set for 2018 Geneva auto show debut

Jaguar's I-Pace electric SUV will be revealed to the world in production trim on March 1. The reveal will take place online ahead of a formal debut on March 6 at the 2018... read more January 31, 2018 by


 
GFG Style electric sedan concept teaser image

Giugiaro to show electric sedan concept at Geneva auto show

Giorgetto Giugiaro has remained busy after parting ways with VW-owned Italdesign. His newest company, GFG Style, will bring a new electric sedan concept to the 2018 Geneva... read more January 30, 2018 by


 
Formula E Gen2 race car

Gen2 Formula E racer revealed, debuts in 2018/2019 season

The Formula E Championship has managed to transform from a minor spectacle to a vital race series backed by major automakers in the space of a few short years. It's hard to... read more January 30, 2018 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche's 800-volt fast charging stations will rival Tesla's Supercharger network

Porsche's first battery-electric car, the production version of the Mission E, will feature immense charging infrastructure support from the brand itself. Eventually... read more January 29, 2018 by


 
LVCHI logo

Chinese startup LVCHI heads to Geneva with EV penned by Italy's I.DE.A Institute

A new Chinese company has come out with ambitious plans to launch a family of electric cars, but unlike others this one is teaming up with an established design firm to work... read more January 25, 2018 by


 
18-year-old builds electric car from 1980 Toyota Celica

Youngster builds his own electric car from a 1980 Toyota Celica

By any automaker's crystal ball, the future is electric. A slew of electric cars will more than likely flood the market in the next decade or so, but one 18-year-old from... read more January 25, 2018 by


 
 

 
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