Electric Cars

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

Lucid Air electric sedan tackles Laguna Seca

Lucid is (apparently) still alive after the company posted a video showing its Air electric luxury sedan taking to Laguna Seca. The electric sedan clocked a lap time of 1:41.67 at the track known for its tricky corkscrew. While the time isn't particularly impressive when looking at some of the... read more

September 8, 2018 by
 
BMW Vision iNext teaser

BMW teases Vision iNext electric SUV

BMW is cranking up the hype machine for its forthcoming Vision iNext concept. The luxury brand published images and video on Monday, both of which begin to show off the... read more September 5, 2018 by


 
2020 Tesla Roadster

Tesla Roadster makes European debut at 2018 Grand Basel show

Tesla's big surprise the company promised for this week's 2018 Grand Basel show in Switzerland has turned out to be a mockup of the second-generation Roadster, this one... read more September 5, 2018 by


 
Audi PB18 e-tron concept

Next Audi R8 will reportedly go electric

Back in March, Audi R&D boss Peter Mertens dropped the bombshell news that the Audi Sport division didn't have any plans drawn up yet for a third-generation R8. It didn't... read more September 5, 2018 by


 
Audi management inspect first e-tron electric SUV off the line at plant in Brussels, Belgium

2019 Audi e-tron enters production, full reveal coming Sept. 17

Audi's first volume electric car, the e-tron, is almost here. Production of the first customer example, finished in Catalunya Red, was completed on Monday at the car's plant... read more September 4, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-EQ logo

Drive with Mercedes EQ app to check whether electric cars suit you

Drivers around the world will need more information and education on electric cars if automakers are to realize zero-emissions goals. Mercedes-Benz has taken a creative step... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 dashboard in Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS]

Tesla works on tech to flash indicators when drivers forget

The turn signal is one of the most essential passive safety measures onboard every single new car. Yet, millions of drivers choose to ignore the ability, and let's face it... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
2020 Tesla Roadster

Tesla has a surprise reveal for Grand Basel show; is it the production Roadster?

The Grand Basel show in Switzerland will play host to a new Tesla reveal, the electric car manufacturer confirmed Friday. Tesla sent invites to owners declaring it has a... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
Dyson Hullavington campus for electric car development

Dyson reveals plans for electric car test track

It's been a year since vacuum giant Dyson announced plans to build an electric car, something founder and chief engineer James Dyson has been hinting at since 2008. The... read more August 30, 2018 by


 
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... read more August 29, 2018 by


 
Byton M-Byte electric SUV prototype

Byton M-Byte electric SUV begins real-world tests

Following a reveal at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, Chinese electric car startup Byton is showing it's full-speed ahead for its debut model, the M-Byte crossover SUV... read more August 29, 2018 by


 
Nio Formula E race car, EP9, ES8 and Eve concept car

Nio launches IPO, shares to start trading mid-September

Chinese electric car startup Nio on Tuesday launched an initial public offering, with its filing revealing the company intends to sell 160 million shares priced between $6.25... read more August 29, 2018 by


 
Faraday Future completes first pre-production FF91 on August 28, 2018

Faraday Future's first pre-production FF91 rolls off line at Californian plant

Electric car startup Faraday Future appears to be back on track with development of its first model, the FF91, following a rough couple of years resulting from cash shortages... read more August 29, 2018 by


 
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


 
 

 
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