Electric Cars

 
Even luxury launches can go all-electric; Hinckley shows how

Even luxury launches can go all-electric; Hinckley shows how

Electrification is starting to surge through the automotive industry as countries implement emission regulations and the cost of batteries and associated technology drops. While the automotive sector will clearly affect a larger group of people, numerous companies have shown that boats too can go... read more

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Nissan LCV e-NV200 Fridge Concept for electric refrigerated small van at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan e-NV200 Fridge Concept: electric refrigerated van at Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan will roll out a new electric van concept at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, one that it believes will help solve urban delivery congestion. The e-NV200 Fridge Concept adds... read more October 20, 2017 by


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

Volkswagen targets Pikes Peak with electric-car tech from future models

The next Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race is eight months away still, so a press release on a carmaker's entry into next June's event comes out of left field. But for... read more October 19, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Nissan concept debuting at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Will Nissan have an electric SUV concept at Tokyo Motor Show?

Automakers spend a lot of time trying to work out how electrified powertrains, autonomous driving technology, connectivity, and sharing will turn their industry upside down... read more October 19, 2017 by


 
Toshiba SCiB battery cell

Toshiba claims 6-minute recharge for new electric-car battery cell

Electric cars pale in comparison to gasoline or diesel-powered cars when it comes to the time presently required to add energy for more driving distance. Although automakers... read more October 19, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell

Mercedes, Smart, Daimler trucks update electric-car, electrification plans

Mercedes-Benz has already laid out its plans for a portfolio of electric and electrified vehicles, and now parent company Daimler has announced further strategy refinements... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
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UAW wakes up to job threat posed by electric cars, as German unions have already

With an evolving shift to electrified and plug-in electric cars, the changes that will bring to the auto industry are far from limited to the powertrains. The entire... read more October 18, 2017 by


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

What's ahead for Tesla Model 3? Take our Twitter poll

Auto-industry CEOs virtually never admit that the new product that could make or break the company is "in production hell," but that's now obviously the case for the Tesla... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
Winners of Canada's 2017 Electric Vehicle Awards

Canada electric-car news: EV Awards, surging Solo sales, electric-bus boom

Coming in mid-October, Canadian Thanksgiving roughly coincides with the return of ice hockey. This year, the country’s plug-in electric vehicle fans have their own... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW 530e iPerformance wireless charging

How much does wireless charging matter for electric cars? Poll results

The announcements by BMW and Mercedes-Benz that they would offer wireless charging as an option next year raise a question for electric-car advocates. How important is the... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
Polestar 1

Volvo's new Polestar electric-car brand to launch 600-hp model in 2019

Polestar, formerly Volvo's in-house tuning division, was recently separated from the Swedish brand; Volvo plans to turn it into a standalone brand. Polestar announced plans... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
Amsterdam, the Netherlands [Image: Flickr user _dChris]

All cars with engines to be off Dutch roads by 2030, following 2025 sales ban

European countries continue to implement aggressive policies to move away from fossil fuels for transportation and favor zero-emission solutions in renewable energy and... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Tesla axes hundreds of employees for 'performance' with Model 3 lagging: report

With the early months of Tesla Model 3 sales remaining at numbers lower than those promised by CEO Elon Musk, owners and advocates eagerly consume any news about electric-car... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen e-Delivery

VW plans for electric trucks and buses, starting production next year

Volkswagen Group has now detailed its aggressive electrification timeline for every part of its vehicle operations, including heavy trucks, setting lofty goals for... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
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Shell buys its first electric car charging station firm in Europe

Even oil companies have begun to realize the future will not be nearly as reliant on fossil fuels, and Royal Dutch Shell is moving to safeguard its future business. The Dutch... read more October 15, 2017 by


 
Pamela Fletcher

GM taps Bolt EV, Volt, Super Cruise chief for new EV lead role

General Motors announced Friday that it would promote Pamela Fletcher to a newly created role to lead the automaker's global electric vehicle program. Fletcher most recently... read more October 13, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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