Electric Cars

 
Porsche 800-volt charging stations installed at dealer

Porsche begins installing 800-volt electric charging stations at dealerships

After installing the first of many 350-kilowatt, 800-volt charging stations in Berlin, Germany, last year, Porsche has begun erecting the so-called Turbo Charging stations at dealerships. The first dealership is the Porsche Center in Berlin-Adlershof. Four parking spaces feature the new chargers... read more

July 12, 2018 by
 
Tiff Needell behind the wheel of a Tesla Model S race car

Tiff Needell drives the Electric GT Tesla Model S race car

British racing driver and television host Tiff Needell was present during last month's launch of the new FIA-backed, production car-based electric racing series known as the... read more July 10, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

Pininfarina PF0 hypercar private showing planned for 2018 Monterey Car Week

Italian design house Pininfarina is launching a new car company under its own brand, one focused on high-performance, ultra-luxurious electric mobility. A soft-launch for the... read more July 10, 2018 by


 
Audi e-tron electric SUV interior

No mirrors, just screens: Audi shows off e-tron electric SUV's cockpit

After delaying the debut of the e-tron electric SUV, Audi has revealed the first look at the model's interior. And it's properly futuristic. Audi's typical interior design... read more July 5, 2018 by


 
Mercedes Aesthetics Progessive Luxury sculpture

Mercedes-Benz electric concept recalls record-setting Silver Arrow

Eighty years ago, Mercedes-Benz set a record for the fastest land-speed vehicle on a public road. It was only last year that the German brand lost the title to Koenigsegg and... read more July 5, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla chief vehicle engineer not returning from leave of absence

Tesla has lost one of its top engineers in Doug Field, who will not return after taking a leave of absence from the electric-car maker in May. The Wall Street Journal first... read more July 3, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Tesla Model 3 production booms, automaker reports building 5,000 electric sedans last week

Tesla took every hour—including a couple extra hours Sunday—to meet its self-imposed deadline of building 5,000 Model 3 electric cars in seven days. The automaker... read more July 2, 2018 by


 
MG E-motion concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show   [photo: Ronan Glon]

MG to return to the roadster game with electric MX-5 Miata rival

MG isn't known for crossovers and sedans like it sells today under its Chinese owner SAIC. The British brand is best remembered for spritely roadsters of the 20th century... read more June 29, 2018 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Hong Kong firm to buy 45 percent of Faraday Future

Remember Faraday Future? The cash-strapped electric car startup hasn't been in the headlines of late but it isn't dead yet. In fact, the company may have been thrown a... read more June 28, 2018 by


 
EPCS Tesla Model S P100D electric race car

Tesla Model S Electric GT car ready to race

Formula E may be the premier league for electric car sports, but Electric GT's Electric Production Car Series (EPCS) wants a slice of the budding motorsport. Electric GT... read more June 27, 2018 by


 
Jack Beckman and the Infinite Hero Dodge Charger at the 2015 NHRA Sonoma Nationals

The tides are changing: electric-car class coming to NHRA

Someday, the drag strip will fall silent as the first set of electric dragsters lines up. The NHRA stopped short of setting a specific date, but the body will one day welcome... read more June 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace S

Jaguar Land Rover increase electrification investment to $18B

Jaguar Land Rover plans to increase its investment into electrification for future electric cars by 25 percent, the automaker said in an investor presentation Monday. The... read more June 27, 2018 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC spy shots and video

Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz’s electric SUV based on the Generation EQ concept from the 2016 Paris auto show have been spotted. Earlier test mules had been using the... read more June 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron prototype

With CEO behind bars, Audi delays reveal of e-tron electric SUV

Audi's crucial new e-tron won't be revealed on August 30 as originally planned due to the latest diesel scandal-related crisis plaguing the automaker. The e-tron was... read more June 26, 2018 by


 
Nico Rosberg behind the wheel of a Nio ES8

Nico Rosberg test drives the Nio ES8 electric SUV

Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg was recently in China where he was able to visit electric car startup Nio and test drive the company's ES8, a twin-motor, mid-size SUV... read more June 26, 2018 by


 
Romain Dumas drives the Volkswagen ID R at 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Why VW tackled and shattered Pikes Peak electrically

For want of a $12.24 ball joint in 1987, Volkswagen might not be here. That year, the twin-engine, 652-horsepower Golf driven by Jochi Kleint broke a front ball joint a mere... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
 

 
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