plug-in cars

 
2020 Porsche 911 Turbo test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Plug-in hybrid Porsche 911 likely for 2023

The on again, off again Porsche 911 plug-in hybrid is all but confirmed for production. Porsche CEO Oliver Blume let the news slip during the 2017 Los Angeles auto show that an electrified version of the iconic sports car will arrive around 2023. He specifically made the comments when speaking to... read more

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150 millionth Volkswagen delivered

Volkswagen delivers its 150 millionth car: a Golf GTE

The Volkswagen brand spans more than 150 markets around the world, and over the course of decades, it's finally delivered its 150 millionth car. And fittingly, it's an... read more October 25, 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


 
2018 Infiniti Q70

Infiniti planning an electric sports car concept for 2018 Detroit auto show

Nissan's Infiniti luxury brand has let it slip to Autocar that it will bring an all-electric sports car concept to the 2018 North American International Auto Show this coming... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
Unplugged Performance Tesla Model 3

Unplugged Performance readies Tesla Model 3 kits

Unplugged Performance has yet to actually dive into the world of tuning Tesla's electric cars, but it's arguably made some pretty cool aftermarket parts for its vehicles... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQA concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Batteries included: Mercedes, VW pledge allegiance to electrification

The 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show was full of new cars and futuristic designs, but one word hummed in the background: electrification. Many major automakers announced that they... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Tesla mobile battery swapping rig patent

Patent filing suggests Tesla still interested in battery swapping

Tesla first toyed with the idea of battery swapping three years ago, only to walk away from the service less than one year later. Despite this, the electric-car maker may... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Production Porsche Mission E to be priced like Panamera

Now that Porsche has ushered the 2019 Cayenne out into the world, it will be dedicating most of its resources to its next major launch: the production version of the Mission... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
Tesla Supercharger for city centers

Tesla taking Supercharger network to city centers, starting with Chicago and Boston

Tesla has largely focused its Supercharger charging station network on highways and popular roads, but the Silicon Valley automaker will soon change that. Tesla announced it... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Bosch electric powertrain

Bosch develops off-the-shelf powertrain for electric cars

While some automakers have plenty of expertise in electric powertrains, others haven't entered the realm. Bosch is hoping automakers will see past developing their own... read more September 8, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW M2

Electrified Rolls-Royce and BMW M cars are coming

BMW revealed it has big plans to begin introducing electric cars for mass production in the near future—and yes, they even include Rolls-Royce and its BMW M-division... read more September 7, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

A Nissan Leaf Nismo might be coming, eventually

If there is one automaker that has embraced electric performance cars, it's Tesla. Not only has the Silicon Valley automaker proved electric cars can look good, be luxurious... read more September 6, 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


 
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


 
Volkswagen ID model lineup, Photo: Groenl7

Volkswagen working on sporty electric hatchback sedan alongside revived Microbus

The days of Volkswagen diesels are long gone, and the future is electric. It's public knowledge Volkswagen has been working on a portfolio of electric cars to cope with the... read more July 10, 2017 by


 
Electric motor, shown in 'How Does an Electric Car Work?' video by Learn Engineering

How does an electric car work?

Maybe not so shockingly (pun intended), many drivers don't know how an electric car actually works. For many, the knowledge spans as far as plugging it in, letting charge... read more July 6, 2017 by


 
 

 
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