Electric Cars

 
Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept

Porsche spearheading SPE platform for future VW Group electric supercars

Future supercars from the Volkswagen Group will have Porsche's engineering fingerprints throughout, according to a new report. Porsche has been tasked by the VW Group to develop an electric car platform for supercars, Automotive News (subscription required) reported on January 11. The VW Group did... read more

January 15, 2018 by
 
2018 Volvo XC60

Volvo open to fuel cells as range extenders in longer term

Volvo made a wave when it became one of the first brands to announce that every vehicle it launches from 2019 on would feature an electric motor, but it won't stop there... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
2018 Xpeng G3

Chinese electric car startup Xpeng shows G3 SUV at 2018 CES

This year's Consumer Electronics Show saw a surprising number of electric car startups present their wares at the annual tech fest. Among them was a little known Chinese... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
Fisker EMotion

Fisker EMotion debuts at CES, promised for 2019 with 400-mile range

The rebooted Fisker unveiled its highly anticipated EMotion electric car on Tuesday at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show. The car is a mid-size sport sedan with all-wheel... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
Byton concept

Byton electric SUV promised for 2019 with $45K starting price, loads of tech

Chinese electric car startup Byton on Sunday unveiled a concept model previewing a fully connected electric SUV promised for launch in 2019 with a starting price of about... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
Genovation GXE

Genovation’s 800-horsepower Corvette EV debuts at 2018 CES

Genovation, an engineering skunkworks based in Rockville, Maryland, has finally shown us its Corvette-based electric sports car. The company made the debut this week at the... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
Smart ForTwo 10th Anniversary special edition

Smart celebrates a decade in US with 10th Anniversary Edition ForTwo Electric Drive

Smart has been making news in the United States for more than a decade, but that's only because the quirky city car brand flirted with coming to the U.S. for years before it... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
Vanderhall Edison² electric three wheeler

Vanderhall Edison² electric 3-wheeler looks to beat Morgan to the punch

Vanderhall is a company best known for its take on the reverse trike. These $30,000-or-so 3-wheelers are a fun alternative to driving any sort of normal 4-wheel means of... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
Fisker flexible solid-state battery material

Fisker solid-state battery promises 500-mile range, 1-minute charging

Solid-state batteries represent the holy grail for automakers as they promise a driving range for electric cars comparable to internal combustion models, along with charging... read more January 9, 2018 by


 
Kia Niro EV concept, 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

Kia Niro EV concept with 238-mile range debuts at 2018 CES

The Kia Niro is a compact crossover SUV that debuted in hybrid form in 2016. Last year the range was expanded with the addition of a plug-in hybrid version. Soon, we’ll... read more January 9, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Tesla Model 3 hits 60 MPH in 4.66 seconds, passes quarter mile in 13.3

We know from the Model S that Tesla underquotes the performance of its cars. Heck, we’ve seen a Model S P100D with Ludicrous Plus mode hit 60 mph in a mindboggling... read more January 8, 2018 by


 
Fisker EMotion

Fisker's 400-mile EMotion electric car coming to CES

Henrik Fisker's second go at independently producing its own car is set to kick off with the EMotion electric car at next week's 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas... read more January 5, 2018 by


 
Chrome exhaust pipe

Proposed bill calls for ban on internal combustion cars in California by 2040

The state of California is, and has been, a staunch supporter of electric cars and tight regulations aimed at curbing car emissions in order to reduce pollution. Most of its... read more January 5, 2018 by


 
Jannarelly Design-X1

Jannarelly provides more insight into Design-X1 and its potential production

On Wednesday, Dubai-based Jannarelly revealed it may produce an all-electric version of its Design-1 sports car and call it the Design-X1. However, nothing is certain yet... read more January 4, 2018 by


 
2019 Aston Martin Vantage

Aston Martin could build electric sports car to rival Tesla Roadster

The 2020 Tesla Roadster revealed late last year could face competition from a brand that knows a thing or two about sports cars. Auto Express reported today that Aston Martin... read more January 4, 2018 by


 
Flat lithium-ion battery back for next-generation Mercedes-Benz electric cars

Self-driving electric cars will need stronger batteries to cope with extended use

In a future with autonomous cars, batteries must be more resilient to operate constantly and serve multiple masters. That's Akira Yoshino's belief. He's the man who invented... read more January 3, 2018 by


 
 

 
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