Electric Cars

2019 McLaren Senna, Portugal Media Drive, June 2018

McLaren electric supercar must last at least 30 minutes on the track, says CEO

McLaren Automotive has every intention to move away from cars powered purely by internal-combustion engines, but it's not ready to go fully electric just yet. And that's because battery technology simply isn't where the brand needs it to be. The supercar and sports car manufacturer's CEO, Mike... read more

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2020 Ford electric SUV spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Ford electric SUV spy shots

Feast your eyes on the first spy shots of Ford's performance-oriented electric SUV. This is the 300-mile small electric SUV promised for 2020. Ford in early 2017 teased the... read more August 29, 2018 by

Teaser for Mercedes-Benz EQC electric SUV debuting on September 4, 2018

Mercedes teases EQC electric SUV ahead of Sept. 4 reveal

Mercedes-Benz is gearing up for the launch of its EQC at an event scheduled for September 4 in Stockholm, Sweden, and ahead of the reveal the automaker has released some... read more August 28, 2018 by

Audi S5 with Tesla Model S powertrain swap

This Audi S5 has a Tesla Model S powertrain

Engine swaps are an integral part of automotive culture. For decades, gearheads have ripped out factory engines and replaced them with something superior, at least in their... read more August 28, 2018 by

2019 Ford Mustang

Ford's Mustang-inspired electric SUV won't use Mach 1 name

Ford's performance-oriented electric SUV due in 2020 won't be called a Mach 1. Ford teased the possibility of using the name of the cherished Mustang trim for the SUV back in... read more August 28, 2018 by

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

Pininfarina reveals first photo of PF0 electric hypercar

Italian design house Pininfarina is launching a new car company under its own brand, one focused on high-performance, ultra-luxurious electric mobility. The first model will... read more August 28, 2018 by

Jay Leno in 2020 Tesla Roadster

New Tesla Roadster acceleration makes Jay Leno scream

In November 2017, Tesla showed us "one more thing" at the company's reveal of its Semi. That "thing" turned out to be the second-generation Roadster, planned for 2020. And at... read more August 27, 2018 by

Infiniti Prototype 10 concept - Image via Kimball Studios

Radical speedster concept hints at future design, powertrains for Infiniti

Infiniti will start switching over to an electrified lineup around 2021 when the first models based on a new modular platform are introduced. That date's a few years off but... read more August 27, 2018 by

Mercedes' EQ Silver Arrow concept

Mercedes' EQ Silver Arrow concept is an electric streamliner with 738 hp of grunt

Prior to the onset of World War II, the grand prix racers of Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union (today Audi) were dominating race tracks all over Europe. The cars were referred to... read more August 24, 2018 by

Kalashnikov CV-1 electric car

Russian manufacturer Kalashnikov moves from AK-47s to an electric car

Readers may not recognize the Kalashnikov name, but they will recognize one of its best-known products: the AK-47 assault rifle. Now, the same company has decided to gun for... read more August 24, 2018 by

Audi PB18 e-tron concept

Audi PB18 e-tron combines Le Mans prowess with electric future

Audi dominated the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the better part of a decade with its R18 TDI prototype diesel race car and the German luxury brand is now on the front lines of the... read more August 23, 2018 by

Jaguar E-Type Zero

Jaguar's electric E-Type confirmed for production

Due to popular demand, Jaguar announced Thursday that the electric E-Type Zero it showed as a concept a year ago will enter production. The cars won't be built from scratch... read more August 23, 2018 by

Aston Martin Rapide E battery development

Aston Martin gives first look at Rapid-E's 800-volt battery

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer on Tuesday gave an update on the progress of the automaker's first electric car, the Rapid-E. Palmer posted a photo of what he described as a... read more August 22, 2018 by

2020 Hyundai Ioniq facelift spy shots - Image via Andreas Wiegant/SB-Medien

2020 Hyundai Ioniq spy shots

Hyundai looks to be preparing an update for its Ioniq family of hybrid and electric cars. A prototype for the updated version was recently spotted undergoing hot-weather... read more August 21, 2018 by

Lucid Air prototype during high-speed test at Transportation Research Center, Ohio

Saudis reportedly in talks over investment in Tesla rival Lucid

The dealings surrounding Tesla CEO Elon Musk's plan to take the company private just got a lot more complex with a report out that Saudi Arabia, via its Public Investment... read more August 20, 2018 by

Elon Musk

Opinion: It's time for Tesla's Elon Musk to step aside

It’s hard to overstate Elon Musk’s contributions to the 21st century. As one of PayPal’s founders, Musk cemented his fortune. As the dreamer behind SpaceX... read more August 17, 2018 by


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