Electric Cars

 
2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV

Lightning fast: Audi e-tron will charge quicker than a Tesla

Audi's upcoming e-tron electric SUV will have a slick feature up its sleeve when it hits European roads: the battery will be able to charge more quickly than today’s Tesla hatchbacks on their dedicated Supercharger network. The keys to its rapid refueling are a dense, powerful battery pack... read more

April 23, 2018 by
 
Jay Leno drives a Chinese-made Hongqi

Byton could help revive brand that built Chairman Mao's limo

A historic Chinese brand could come back to life with help from Byton, the electric car startup based in the country. China's state-owned FAW Group said it's working with... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Los Angeles auto show

Volkswagen to install 2,000 fast chargers across US by end of 2019

Volkswagen and its Electrify America unit announced plans to install 2,000 fast chargers at 500 stations across the country by the end of 2019. VW's announcement on Wednesday... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
2018 Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak race car

VW to return to Pikes Peak with ID R electric racer

Volkswagen’s motorsport division has been busy since ending its dominant run in the World Rally Championship at the close of the 2016 season. VW confirmed last year it... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
BMW i Vision Dynamics concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

BMW's biggest battery will have 120-KWH capacity, over 400 miles of range

The BMW Group's plans for an electrified future will arrive in several stages over the next seven years, and part of the strategy will include a whopping 120-kilowatt-hour... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
2019 Buick Velite 6 Electric

Buick Velite 6 hybrid and electric cars bound for China

Buick on Wednesday revealed a new electrified car called the Velite 6 that's due to hit the Chinese market this year. It's a follow-up to the Velite 5 extended-range electric... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

Pininfarina PF0 hypercar will do 0-60 in under 2 seconds, debut in 2019

Mahindra, the parent company of Italian design firm Pininfarina, on Friday announced the formation of Automobili Pininfarina, a new automotive brand specializing in high-end... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Buick Enspire electric SUV concept

Buick Enspire electric SUV concept bows in China

Buick has delivered a handful of knockout concept cars in the past few years. From Avenir to Avista, each has carried an elegant and luxurious design. Now, meet the Buick... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
Traffic in China

China will scrap ownership limits on foreign automakers by 2022

Since 1994, China has mandated foreign automakers to create joint-ventures with domestic companies to regulate ownership limits. The foreign companies have been limited to no... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
Byton SUV concept

Byton sedan concept coming in June

Byton seemed to come out of nowhere when it showed up at the 2018 Consumer Electornics Show in January with a cool-looking SUV concept and confirmed the start of production... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance prototype tire with Electric Drive Technology

Goodyear developing tires for needs of electric cars

Tires are a critical component of the driving experience, and electric cars bring their own challenges. Battery-electric vehicles weigh more, produce greater torque than... read more April 16, 2018 by


 
Pagani Huayra BC

Pagani looking for light weight, possible manual transmission in future electric car

Pagani is known for building bold and beautiful hyper exotics. Along with standout styling, they deliver tremendous aural exhilaration and driving excitement thanks to the... read more April 16, 2018 by


 
Teaser for DS DSX E-Tense concept

DS teases DSX E-Tense electric GT concept

DS is preparing a successor to its E-Tense electric sports car concept unveiled at the 2016 Geneva auto show. The French premium brand is holding back details but has given a... read more April 16, 2018 by


 
Sweden's eRoadArlanda

Sweden's eRoad is basically real-life slot cars

Oh, the joys of racing slot cars as a child. The simple concept employed toy cars racing in cutout grooves within a track, while electricity runs to power them. The Swedes... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
Pininfarina logo

Pininfarina launches EV brand, says electric hypercar coming in 2020

Plans are in place to launch high-end electric cars under the Pininfarina name. The new Automobili Pininfarina was launched on Friday in Rome, where Pininfarina parent... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
Herbert Diess

VW Group ousts CEO, names Diess as replacement, announces restructuring

Volkswagen Group has ousted CEO Matthias Müller and replaced him with Herbert Diess, previously CEO of the Volkswagen brand within the larger 12-brand corporation. The... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
 

 
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