Electric Cars

 
DS and Techeetah partner in Formula E Championship

DS ditches Virgin for Techeetah in Formula E

DS, the luxury brand of French auto giant PSA Group, announced Monday that it will partner with top Formula E team Techeetah for the 2018/2019 season of the electric car racing series. Techeetah was originally Team Aguri but had its name changed after the team was sold to Chinese investment firm... read more

July 23, 2018 by
 
Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne at the 2017/2018 Formula E New York ePrix

Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne claims 2017/2018 Formula E drivers' title, Audi claims teams' title

The 2017/2018 Formula E Championship, the fourth season of the electric car racing series, wrapped up this past weekend with the running of the dual-race New York ePrix... read more July 18, 2018 by


 
Left to right: Volkswagen ID, ID Buzz and ID Crozz concepts

Production versions of ID Buzz and Crozz concepts may be made in US

Volkswagen is developing a family of electric cars based on a modular platform dubbed the MEB, and at least two of them may be made in the United States. Volkswagen Group of... read more July 17, 2018 by


 
Volvo 40.2 concept

Polestar 2 electric sedan to feature 350-mile range, 405 horsepower

The Tesla Model 3 will see a direct rival from Volvo Cars' newly minted Polestar brand, and the first details about the electric car have come out. Speaking to Autocar... read more July 16, 2018 by


 
Vanda Dendrobium concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

Vanda Dendrobium D-1 electric supercar to be built in UK

After nearly a year of silence, Vanda has returned with fresh information on its Dendrobium D-1 electric supercar. The Singapore-based company announced Tuesday that it will... read more July 16, 2018 by


 
Nio EP9 at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Nio EP9 track car blasts through Goodwood hill climb

Nio EP9's electric track car has set a blistering time up Goodwood Festival of Speed's famous hill climb. The car ran a time of 44.61 seconds during Saturday's Supercar... read more July 15, 2018 by


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

VW ID R claims electric car record at Goodwood with 43.05 run

The Pikes Peak record-smashing Volkswagen ID R has already toppled another top time. VW brought the electric time attack special to this week's 2018 Goodwood Festival of... read more July 15, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S

Tesla is the first automaker to lose electric car federal tax credit

Soon, Tesla electric cars will cost up to $7,500 more as the automaker is first to reach the 200,000-vehicle threshold for federal tax credits. It means the tax incentives... read more July 13, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Mini Electric arriving in 2019

Mini teases design of electric Hardtop due in 2019

Mini on Thursday gave us our first look at some of the design of its electric Hardtop due in 2019. The vehicle was previewed as a concept at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show, and... read more July 13, 2018 by


 
Robocar to race at Goodwood Festival of Speed Hill Climb

Enjoy this 360-degree video of Roborace's autonomous run up Goodwood hill climb

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is well known for courting some of the world's finest automobiles and high-performance machines. This year, something very different was in... read more July 12, 2018 by


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

Pininfarina reveals more of electric Bugatti fighter, future plans

If you’re a storied brand waiting to break free, your best strategy is to make a big splash. Such is the situation of Pininfarina, which plans to launch a range of four... read more July 12, 2018 by


 
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... read more July 12, 2018 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla reveals plans for Chinese plant as new tariffs start to bite

Tesla has been hinting at a Chinese plant since 2014 and now the automaker has finally confirmed one. Following a meeting Tuesday with Chinese officials, Tesla CEO Elon Musk... read more July 11, 2018 by


 
BMW Concept iX3

Chinese-made BMW iX3 electric SUV will be sold globally

BMW and its Chinese partner Brilliance on Monday announced plans to further expand their joint manufacturing operations in China, known as BMW Brilliance Automotive, or BBA... read more July 10, 2018 by


 
2020 Porsche Taycan spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Porsche Taycan spy shots and video

Behold the production version of 2015's stunning Mission E concept: the 2020 Porsche Taycan. The car is a small fastback sedan with an electric powertrain. Don’t worry... read more July 10, 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


 
 

 
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