Electric Cars

 
E-Fuso Vision One concept

E-Fuso Vision One heavy-duty electric truck concept with 217-mile range debuts in Tokyo

Daimler’s Japanese truck brand Fuso used this week’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show to present a heavy-duty electric truck. Called the E-Fuso Vision One, the truck’s debut also marked the launch of E-Fuso, Fuso’s new sub-brand for electric trucks and buses. The E-Fuso Vision One... read more

October 26, 2017 by
 
Honda Sports EV concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Honda brings electric sports car concept to Tokyo Motor Show

Honda’s Urban EV concept was one of the stars of September’s 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Honda has now followed up the concept with a similar sports car variant... read more October 25, 2017 by


 
Mitsubishi e-Evolution concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Mitsubishi e-Evolution concept debuts in Tokyo, ushers in new strategy

Mitsubishi pulled the plug on the Lancer Evolution last year, but the automaker won't lay the iconic nameplate to rest permanently. On Wednesday, at the 2017 Tokyo Motor... read more October 25, 2017 by


 
Nissan IMx concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan IMx is a self-driving electric SUV concept

Nissan is developing its next generation of cars around the three core tenets of connectivity, electrification and self-driving capability, which the automaker groups under... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Nissan commits to Formula E Championship

Nissan to replace Renault in Formula E by 2018/2019 season

The Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance, currently the world’s biggest automaker by volume, plans to launch 12 electric cars between now and 2022. Most of these will... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
1973 Volkswagen Thing

Volkswagen might bring back Thing as an electric car

Volkswagen thinks the possibilities are plentiful to bring back some of its most iconic vehicles from the past, thanks to its dedicated MEB electric car platform. The latest... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Amazon patent for mobile drone electric car charging

Amazon patented a drone that can recharge your electric car on the go

Range anxiety is still an issue with electric cars, even though 240- and 300-mile EVs are now on the market. No matter how far the range, an EV driver could run low on charge... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Tesla Gigafactory battery plant in Nevada

European Union launches battery cell alliance to compete with Asia

Battery cells are poised to become the most important component in future vehicles as the industry moves away from internal-combustion engines and toward battery-electric... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Report: Tesla receives approval for Chinese plant

Tesla has been hinting at a Chinese plant since 2014 and now it appears the company has finally received approval for one. Citing people familiar with the matter, The Wall... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Volkswagen’s entry for 2018 Pikes Pike International Hill Climb

VW to return to Pikes Peak with radical electric racecar

It appears Volkswagen’s motorsport division has been busy since ending its dominant run in the World Rally Championship at the close of the 2016 season. The German... read more October 19, 2017 by


 
2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom

Rolls-Royce doesn't do half steps; EVs in the future, no hybrids

It's all or nothing at Rolls-Royce. The maker of some of the most opulent cars on the road today says it will not equip its vehicles with plug-in hybrid systems, but... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
Polestar 1

Polestars to be made in China, rival Teslas

Volvo in-house tuner Polestar has been morphed into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars and on Tuesday we saw its first model, aptly named the Polestar... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
Toyota Concept-i series, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota tackles future mobility with Concept-i trio

Toyota at next week’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show will preview a potential future for mobility with a trio of concepts. The automaker’s vision for the future is one... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
Rotary engine

Rotary could return in both sports car and extended-range EV, says Mazda exec

Mazda is committed to the rotary, though whether the unique engine design is used to directly power a sports car or serve as a range-extender for an electric car remains to... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQA concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Mercedes-Benz electrification plans: charting the changes

Mercedes-Benz is currently constructing a battery plant in Kamenz, Germany, the second of five such plants that will be in operation in three continents by the start of the... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen e-Delivery

Volkswagen Group promises electric trucks and buses by 2018

Volkswagen Truck & Bus, the Volkswagen Group’s commercial vehicles unit responsible for the Man and Scania brands, and also a strategic partner of Navistar in the... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
 

 
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