Electric Cars

Volkswagen ID Buzz

VW targets 150,000 EV sales by 2020, over 1 million by 2025

Volkswagen has set some ambitious sales targets for its future electric-car portfolio. In 2020, the German automaker expects to sell 150,000 electric cars globally. Five years later? One million electric cars. On Thursday, VW said it's working to accelerate its electric-car plans as it prepares to... read more

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Smart ForEase concept, 2018 Paris auto show

Smart previews future look with ForEase speedster concept

Smart this year is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the start of sales of the original ForTwo, and part of the celebrations included the unveiling of the ForEase concept... read more October 3, 2018 by

2019 BMW i3, 2018 Paris auto show

2019 BMW i3 debuts with 42.2-KWH battery, 153-mile range

The 2019 BMW i3 starting production in November will benefit from a bigger battery capable of an estimated 153 miles of range, BMW confirmed Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto... read more October 3, 2018 by

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC, 2018 Paris auto show

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC: 200-mile luxury electric SUV debuts

The luxury brands have been late to the electric revolution but that's about to change as a flood of new models arrive in the coming years, particularly from the German... read more October 2, 2018 by

2019 DS 3 Crossback

2019 DS 3 Crossback: French luxury crossover debuts with EV option

DS wowed audiences on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show with the introduction of its new DS 3 Crossback. DS is the luxury arm of PSA Group, the French auto giant on a... read more October 2, 2018 by

Rotary engine

Mazda confirms rotary range extender for upcoming EV

Mazda is bringing back the rotary engine, but not as we know it. The Japanese automaker on Tuesday used the backdrop of the 2018 Paris auto show to confirm plans for a rotary... read more October 2, 2018 by

Teaser for Pininfarina Battista debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

Rimac will build powertrain for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar

The experts in high-performance electric car technology at Rimac have been tapped to provide the powertrain for the PF0 electric hypercar being developed by Pininfarina... read more September 28, 2018 by

Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

SEC sues Tesla CEO Elon Musk for lying about funding, seeks to bar him from running Tesla

Note to readers: This story has been updated from its original version with comment from Musk. Federal regulators said Thursday in a lawsuit that Tesla CEO Elon Musk... read more September 27, 2018 by

2018 Nissan Note e-Power Nismo S

Nismo starts EV tuning by upping power on Nissan Note e-Power

We're yet to really see tuners, in-house names included, turn up the power dial in electric cars. Nissan's Nismo unit however has taken an early step in this relatively new... read more September 27, 2018 by

2018 Porsche 911 Carrera T first drive

911 could be sole Porsche with internal combustion engine within a decade, says German report

It was confirmed over the weekend that Porsche is done with selling diesels and will instead focus its efforts on electrifying its lineup and launching new electric cars... read more September 25, 2018 by

RBW electric MG Roadster

British firm to build electric MG Roadsters

Converting internal combustion-powered cars to electric powertrains is all the rage these days. A British firm by the name of RBW is the latest to jump on the electrification... read more September 22, 2018 by

Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept

Newest VW ID Buzz concept previews electric cargo carrier

Volkswagen used this week's 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany to present a cargo carrying version of its ID Buzz concept. You'll recall we first saw the... read more September 20, 2018 by

2019 Audi e-tron quattro, in European trim, at San Francisco launch event

Get renewable energy for your 2019 Audi e-tron

Future owners of the 2019 Audi e-tron can be extra green with a new partnership between the automaker and Arcadia Power. Audi announced Monday it will join forces with... read more September 18, 2018 by

Lucid AIr

Saudi Arabia invests $1B in Tesla rival Lucid

Saudi Arabia may or may not be interested in taking Tesla private but the Middle Eastern country, via its Public Investment Fund (PIF), is ready to invest in rival electric... read more September 18, 2018 by

2019 Audi e-tron quattro, in European trim, at San Francisco launch event

2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV arrives with 95-KWH battery, $75,795 sticker

The battle for electric car supremacy is starting to really heat up now that established automakers are joining the fray. The latest salvo was launched by Audi in the form of... read more September 17, 2018 by

Volkswagen Group MEB modular electric car platform

VW Group will have 27 EVs based on MEB platform by 2022

The Volkswagen Group on Monday gave an update on progress of its modular platform for non-premium cars, known as MEB, an acronym for the German translation of “Modular... read more September 17, 2018 by


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