Electric Cars

 
Audi e-tron Quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

First details on PPE electric car platform for future Audis and Porsches

Audi and Porsche, both brands from the Volkswagen Group, have developed separate platforms for their first volume electric cars. Audi’s platform is the C-BEV which is designed for high-riding vehicles and will appear initially in the e-tron SUV on sale in 2018. Meanwhile, over at Porsche... read more

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Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car with future GM electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, Oct 2017

First of 20 new GM electric cars by 2023 due within next 18 months

While Europe’s major automakers have been quick to jump on the electric car bandwagon, automakers in other regions have so far been more reserved. The tide is slowly... read more October 3, 2017 by


 
Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept heading to 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

When Nissan unveiled the redesigned 2018 Nissan Leaf in September, the automaker confirmed a sportier version to be dubbed the Leaf Nismo would be happening but gave no... read more October 3, 2017 by


 
Will an electric car be first to 300 MPH?

Will an electric car be the first production car to hit 300 mph?

Times are changing, and sooner than later, electrified cars will become the norm across the automotive industry. With an electrified approach to powertrains, it does beg the... read more October 2, 2017 by


 
2017/2018 Audi e-tron FE04 Formula E racecar

Audi reveals e-tron FE04 Formula E racecar

The 2017/2018 season of the Formula E Championship which kicks off this December will be the first in which Audi fields its own team, and on Wednesday night we got our first... read more September 28, 2017 by


 
Chrome exhaust pipe

California could introduce its own ban on internal combustion engine cars

The state of California is, and has been, a staunch supporter of electric cars and tight regulations aimed at curbing car emissions in order to reduce pollution. Most of its... read more September 27, 2017 by


 
This is a fully electric Porsche 911

This Porsche 911 runs on electricity and mixed feelings

Porsche enthusiasts are a devoted bunch who often prefer the purist expression of their beloved brand. There's not a lot of wiggle room for change when it comes to the core... read more September 27, 2017 by


 
Can you tune electric cars for more power?

Can you tune electric cars for more power?

Our future will be filled with electric cars. It's where the world is moving, and the cars bringing us to this place are getting better and better everyday. Heck, the Tesla... read more September 27, 2017 by


 
2018 Jaguar E-Pace displaying new powertrain classification

Jaguar Land Rover's new powertrain classification is easier to understand than Audi's

Jaguar Land Rover is introducing a new powertrain classification as it prepares for the rollout of electric cars. Automakers have traditionally relied on engine displacement... read more September 27, 2017 by


 
James Dyson

Vacuum company Dyson plans electric car by 2020

British household appliance firm Dyson’s claim to fame may be a bagless vacuum cleaner, but in the not too distant future we may also associate the company with cars... read more September 27, 2017 by


 
2018 Volvo S60 Polestar

Polestar marks end of Volvo era ahead of major October announcement

Volvo in-house tuner Polestar is about to be morphed into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars. Volvo announced the shakeup in June and at the time said... read more September 26, 2017 by


 
Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric cars

Could Elon Musk's Tesla take on 7-Eleven next?

Charging an electric car isn't exactly the same as stopping at a local fuel station to fill up in a matter of minutes. In fact, owners of electric vehicles often wait for 20... read more September 25, 2017 by


 
2018 Infiniti Q70

Infiniti planning an electric sports car concept for 2018 Detroit auto show

Nissan's Infiniti luxury brand has let it slip to Autocar that it will bring an all-electric sports car concept to the 2018 North American International Auto Show this coming... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
Nikola One

Electric news: Bosch and Nikola team up on hydrogen semis, Camel Group invests in Rimac

Two major movements occurred this week on the alternative-propulsion front. First, Croatian firm Rimac, responsible for the insane Concept_One supercar, announced Chinese... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes investing $1B in Tuscaloosa plant to build electric SUVs

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Mercedes-Benz will spend $1 billion in its Tuscaloosa, Alabama, assembly plant to build batteries and electric SUVs. The... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
Arnold Schwarzenegger introduces the Kreisel Hummer H1 electric conversion

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s dream of an electric Hummer H1 comes true thanks to Kreisel

Arnold Schwarzenegger was influential in getting AM General’s military-duty Humvee converted for civilian use in the 1990s. Since then his environmental consciousness... read more September 20, 2017 by


 
 

 
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