Electric Cars

 
Artist’s impression of Faraday Future’s proposed plant in Hanford, California

Faraday Future leases Californian plant after receiving $14M rescue loan

After stopping work on its planned $1 billion plant in Nevada in July, electric car startup Faraday Future has managed to secure access to an existing plant that will allow it to get its first model, the FF 91, to market faster. Faraday Future on Monday said it has leased a 1 million-square-foot... read more

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ebee streelight charging station

As EV popularity increases, oil firms look to install chargers at gas stations

Oil giant BP could be one of the first major gas station providers to court electric car owners. The British multinational, which recorded revenues of $183 billion in 2016... read more August 2, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model S U-2 spy plane chase car

Tesla Model S tapped as U-2 spy plane chase car

The Lockheed U-2 spy plane is no easy plane to pilot—especially during takeoff and landings. This is because the plane is extremely sensitive to crosswinds and has a... read more August 2, 2017 by


 
Joerg Ross

Aston Martin hires ex-Ferrari powertrain engineer to lead electrification

Aston Martin has appointed for the second time in recent history a former Ferrari staffer for a senior engineering role. The British firm on Wednesday named Joerg Ross as its... read more August 2, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 Easter eggs screen

Tesla Model 3 has Easter eggs, including a map of Mars

It wouldn't be a new Tesla vehicle without the addition of some quirky and fun Easter eggs. The Silicon Valley automaker is often known for adding a few surprises with new... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche installs first 350-KW electric car charging station in Berlin

The Porsche Mission E concept debuted two years ago as a signal to the automotive industry: the German sports car maker is ready to take on Tesla. However, Porsche's electric... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
Vanda Dendrobium prototype

Vanda Dendrobium electric supercar spotted testing

Singapore’s Vanda Electrics surprised many with the unveiling of the Dendrobium concept during March's 2017 Geneva auto show. Perhaps what’s even more surprising... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive to be phased out to make way for new EQA

Mercedes-Benz has been selling its B-Class Electric Drive in the United States since 2014, with the 87-mile compact minivan introduced here primarily for compliance reasons... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf spotted during photo shoot - Image via Broom

2018 Nissan Leaf leaked ahead of September 6 reveal

Nissan has locked in the reveal date for its next-generation Leaf. The covers will come off on September 6, with a formal debut likely to follow at the 2017 Frankfurt auto... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
Audi e-tron Sportback concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show

Report: Audi looking to save $12B to fund electric car development

Audi, like most brands at the Volkswagen Group, is turning toward electrification in an attempt to help clean up its image in the wake of the diesel scandal. One of the major... read more July 31, 2017 by


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

Tesla Model 3 performance version coming next year, says Musk

The Tesla Model 3 has finally reached production, albeit in small numbers. However, there's more to come from the electric-car maker's most affordable model. While Tesla... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3

Tesla delivers first Model 3, says 310 miles of range possible

Tesla, as promised, delivered the first examples of its highly anticipated Model 3 sedan on Friday. Around 30 lucky customers received their cars. The good news is that Tesla... read more July 29, 2017 by


 
2015 Maserati Ghibli

All Maseratis to be electrified after 2019

Volvo seems to have set a precedent. The Swedish luxury marque announced plans for all of its future cars to feature some sort of electrification, whether it be a dedicated... read more July 28, 2017 by


 
Bollinger B1

Bollinger B1: the coolest electric car you’ve never heard of

Not every electric car needs to be a high-tech speed machine capable of sorting your email, giving you a back rub and making you an espresso, all while hustling down the... read more July 28, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Porsche commits to Formula E, ends LMP1 campaign

Porsche on Friday confirmed plans to enter the Formula E Championship with its own factory-backed team starting in the 2019/2020 season, the electric car racing series’... read more July 27, 2017 by


 
Fisker EMotion

Graphene batteries not coming to Fisker Emotion after all

Remember Fisker's promise to introduce the industry's first automotive-grade graphene batteries? That's not happening. Now, Fisker's upcoming Emotion electric car will... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
 

 
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