Electric Cars

 
Audi e-tron electric SUV interior

No mirrors, just screens: Audi shows off e-tron electric SUV's cockpit

After delaying the debut of the e-tron electric SUV, Audi has revealed the first look at the model's interior. And it's properly futuristic. Audi's typical interior design language remains on display, but it's clear the electric SUV received a few unique pen strokes to set itself apart. Wedge-like... read more

July 5, 2018 by
 
MG E-motion concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show   [photo: Ronan Glon]

MG to return to the roadster game with electric MX-5 Miata rival

MG isn't known for crossovers and sedans like it sells today under its Chinese owner SAIC. The British brand is best remembered for spritely roadsters of the 20th century... read more June 29, 2018 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Hong Kong firm to buy 45 percent of Faraday Future

Remember Faraday Future? The cash-strapped electric car startup hasn't been in the headlines of late but it isn't dead yet. In fact, the company may have been thrown a... read more June 28, 2018 by


 
EPCS Tesla Model S P100D electric race car

Tesla Model S Electric GT car ready to race

Formula E may be the premier league for electric car sports, but Electric GT's Electric Production Car Series (EPCS) wants a slice of the budding motorsport. Electric GT... read more June 27, 2018 by


 
Jack Beckman and the Infinite Hero Dodge Charger at the 2015 NHRA Sonoma Nationals

The tides are changing: electric-car class coming to NHRA

Someday, the drag strip will fall silent as the first set of electric dragsters lines up. The NHRA stopped short of setting a specific date, but the body will one day welcome... read more June 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace S

Jaguar Land Rover increase electrification investment to $18B

Jaguar Land Rover plans to increase its investment into electrification for future electric cars by 25 percent, the automaker said in an investor presentation Monday. The... read more June 27, 2018 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC spy shots and video

Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz’s electric SUV based on the Generation EQ concept from the 2016 Paris auto show have been spotted. Earlier test mules had been using the... read more June 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron prototype

With CEO behind bars, Audi delays reveal of e-tron electric SUV

Audi's crucial new e-tron won't be revealed on August 30 as originally planned due to the latest diesel scandal-related crisis plaguing the automaker. The e-tron was... read more June 26, 2018 by


 
Nico Rosberg behind the wheel of a Nio ES8

Nico Rosberg test drives the Nio ES8 electric SUV

Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg was recently in China where he was able to visit electric car startup Nio and test drive the company's ES8, a twin-motor, mid-size SUV... read more June 26, 2018 by


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

Why VW tackled and shattered Pikes Peak electrically

For want of a $12.24 ball joint in 1987, Volkswagen might not be here. That year, the twin-engine, 652-horsepower Golf driven by Jochi Kleint broke a front ball joint a mere... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW targets solid-state battery production by 2025

Solid-state batteries have the potential to realize a major step up in performance and safety of electric cars, which is why every major automaker worth its salt is... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40 First Drive

XC40 to be first electric Volvo

Volvo's first electric car due in 2019 will be a version of the XC40 compact crossover SUV, the Swedish brand's former design boss Thomas Ingenlath revealed to Autocar in an... read more June 25, 2018 by


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

VW ID R electric racer smashes Pikes Peak record

Volkswagen has done it. The German automaker's ID R electric race car has not only broken the record for electric cars in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, it's also... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car, road test in greater Atlanta area, Feb 2018

Tesla sues ex-employee who claims whistleblower status

After Tesla CEO Elon Musk accused an ex-employee of being a saboteur, Tesla filed suit against former Gigafactory technician Martin Tripp on Wednesday in a Nevada federal... read more June 22, 2018 by


 
Polestar 1

More 600-hp, carbon-fiber Polestar 1 coupes coming, and you can have one too

Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath said Wednesday that the newly minted electrified performance brand could produce more versions of its first car than the company had originally... read more June 21, 2018 by


 
Elaphe in-wheel electric powertrain

Slovenian company makes in-wheel plug-and-play electric motors

Electric powertrains continue to redefine automotive engineering, but we haven't quite seen anything like Slovenian startup Elaphe has created. The company has spent 15 years... read more June 21, 2018 by


 
 

 
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