Electric Cars

 
Establishment of electric car joint venture between Ford and Zotye on November 8, 2017

Ford and Zotye will sell electric cars in China under new brand

Ford shied away from partnerships under former CEO Mark Fields, but that’s all out the door under new CEO Jim Hackett. And he’s gotten to work fast since taking up the reins in May. In that time we’ve seen Ford link up with Mahindra in India, with Lyft in North America, and now... read more

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Volkswagen announces Google quantum computer partnership

Google and VW will use quantum computers to develop battery, self-driving technology

Volkswagen will embark on a transformation of its business through electric cars and self-driving technology, and it is looking elsewhere to bolster its technological... read more November 7, 2017 by


 
Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept

Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept electric car unveiled, hints at Lambo's future

Lamborghini unveiled Monday its first all-electric sports car concept, the Terzo Millennio, the first indication that the 54-year-old automaker may divorce itself from its... read more November 6, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla built just 260 Model 3 sedans in Q3 while losing $619M

It appears Tesla CEO Elon Musk wasn’t lying when he said in October the company was in “production hell” due to problems concerning production of the Model... read more November 2, 2017 by


 
Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota eyes airless tires for future electric cars

Many companies have shown airless tire concepts—Polaris is the only company to actually commercialize them—but the technology is yet to reach any sort of mass... read more November 1, 2017 by


 
Tesla installs solar panels at Puerto Rican hospital

Tesla installs solar panels at Puerto Rico hospital

Tesla is a busy company these days, as is chief executive officer Elon Musk. While the company and Musk juggle Model 3 production bottlenecks, an electric semi reveal, and... read more October 31, 2017 by


 
E-Fuso Vision One concept

E-Fuso Vision One heavy-duty electric truck concept with 217-mile range debuts in Tokyo

Daimler’s Japanese truck brand Fuso used this week’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show to present a heavy-duty electric truck. Called the E-Fuso Vision One, the truck’s... read more October 26, 2017 by


 
Suzuki e-Survivor concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Suzuki imagines the SUV of the future with e-Survivor concept

Though Suzuki no longer operates in the United States, the brand seems to be on the up and up elsewhere as it’s just introduced a striking new Swift Sport and will soon... read more October 26, 2017 by


 
Nissan IMx concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan will give its future electric cars a sound with "Canto"

Nissan's revealed its major debut for the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show with the IMx self-driving electric SUV concept. While the brand covered many of the technical details with its... read more October 26, 2017 by


 
Mazda Vision Coupe concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda engineer drops more hints about rotary range-extender

Mazda continues to tease us with a rotary engine, which last found a home in a production vehicle in the 2012 RX-8 sports car. At the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, neither of the... read more October 25, 2017 by


 
Honda Sports EV concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Honda brings electric sports car concept to Tokyo Motor Show

Honda’s Urban EV concept was one of the stars of September’s 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Honda has now followed up the concept with a similar sports car variant... read more October 25, 2017 by


 
Mitsubishi e-Evolution concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Mitsubishi e-Evolution concept debuts in Tokyo, ushers in new strategy

Mitsubishi pulled the plug on the Lancer Evolution last year, but the automaker won't lay the iconic nameplate to rest permanently. On Wednesday, at the 2017 Tokyo Motor... read more October 25, 2017 by


 
Nissan IMx concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan IMx is a self-driving electric SUV concept

Nissan is developing its next generation of cars around the three core tenets of connectivity, electrification and self-driving capability, which the automaker groups under... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Nissan commits to Formula E Championship

Nissan to replace Renault in Formula E by 2018/2019 season

The Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance, currently the world’s biggest automaker by volume, plans to launch 12 electric cars between now and 2022. Most of these will... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
1973 Volkswagen Thing

Volkswagen might bring back Thing as an electric car

Volkswagen thinks the possibilities are plentiful to bring back some of its most iconic vehicles from the past, thanks to its dedicated MEB electric car platform. The latest... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Amazon patent for mobile drone electric car charging

Amazon patented a drone that can recharge your electric car on the go

Range anxiety is still an issue with electric cars, even though 240- and 300-mile EVs are now on the market. No matter how far the range, an EV driver could run low on charge... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
 

 
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