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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 race car packs plenty of power to help it silently scoot to the mountain's 14,115-foot summit. However, as this video shows... read more

May 21, 2018 by
 
2018 Tesla Model 3

AWD Tesla Model 3 detailed, Performance model sprints to 60 in 3.5 seconds

Tesla is finally ready to give the Model 3 show more go. CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter early Sunday morning to announce specs for all-wheel-drive and Performance versions of... read more May 20, 2018 by


 
Mark Webber in a Porsche Mission E prototype

Mark Webber drives Porsche Mission E for first time

Porsche's Mission E electric car is now into its final year of development and the test engineers recently handed the keys over to Mark Webber for the first time. Webber may... read more May 20, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger for city centers

Thousands of more Tesla Supercharger stations coming

In the coming days, we should have an updated map showing exactly where "thousands" of new Tesla Supercharger stations will pop up in the near future, per Tesla CEO Elon... read more May 19, 2018 by


 
Felipe Massa Formula E announcement on May 15, 2018

Felipe Massa to drive for Venturi in Formula E

He only stepped down from Formula 1 last November but Brazilian racing driver Felipe Massa is already ready to jump back behind the wheel, only this time in the Formula E... read more May 17, 2018 by


 
Teaser for BMW iNext debuting in 2021

BMW teases iNext tech flagship, says concept coming in 2018

BMW has dropped multiple hints over the past couple of years about a new technological flagship code-named the iNext, and at its annual general meeting held in Munich on... read more May 17, 2018 by


 
Tesla sets world record towing Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Tesla Model X sets world record towing a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Tesla has set a new Guinness World Record. One of the automaker's Model X crossover SUVs towed a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for 987 feet to become the heaviest tow by a... read more May 16, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S

Heading abroad: Tesla takes steps to form Chinese operations

Following news China will scrap limited ownership rules for foreign automakers by 2022, Tesla has taken the first steps to form its independent Chinese operation. The Wall... read more May 16, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Orders start for Tesla Model 3 AWD and performance models this week

For those eagerly waiting to place their orders for the dual-motor/all-wheel-drive or performance versions of the Tesla Model 3, the time has come. Tesla CEO Elon Musk... read more May 14, 2018 by


 
Roborace DevBot faces Ryan Tuerck on track

Can the Roborace self-driving racer beat professional driver Ryan Tuerck?

It's a classic scenario: man versus machine. In this case, we're talking about Roborace and professional driver Ryan Tuerck. The challenge? To see if Roborace's DevBot... read more May 11, 2018 by


 
Tesla potentially teases Model Y

Tesla just teased a cloaked car, is it the Model Y?

Tesla has released a hype video to show off the big things it has in store this year and in the near future. While the video's pleasant enough to watch, observers will note a... read more May 10, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Lagonda SUV debuting in 2021

Lagonda previews ultra-luxury electric SUV coming in 2021

The Bentley Bentayga and Rolls-Royce Cullinan better watch out as Aston Martin's revived ultra-luxury brand Lagonda is preparing an SUV for launch in 2021. A preview sketch... read more May 9, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron prototype

Audi e-tron electric SUV confirmed for August 30 debut

Audi will reveal the production version of its e-tron electric SUV at the second annual Audi Summit event, which this year is scheduled for August 30 in Brussels. The Belgian... read more May 9, 2018 by


 
Nissan Leaf battery

Japanese automakers partner on solid-state batteries in EV race

Japan's major automakers and battery manufacturers have teamed up with their government to fast-track the development of solid-state batteries. The automakers include Toyota... read more May 8, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford Focus Electric

Ford might turn Detroit eyesore into self-driving, EV hub

Ford has its eye on a landmark building nestled in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood. The automaker revealed it has plans to purchase the rotting Michigan Central Station and... read more May 7, 2018 by


 
Herbert Diess

VW Group boosts battery purchases to $48B, or the same market cap as Tesla

New Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess revealed Thursday that the automaker has awarded $48 billion in contracts to battery suppliers. The goal is to reach $50 billion to... read more May 4, 2018 by


 
 

 
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