Electric Cars

 
VW to Tesla: 'Anything you can do, we can do better'

VW to Tesla: 'Anything you can do, we can do better'

With a new book imminent that gives new details on its diesel-emission cheating scandal, Volkswagen Group continues to struggle for positive corporate PR. Yet the company publicly appears to be confident that it has weathered the worst of that storm. Moreover, while its first high-volume electric... read more

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Workhorse W-15 extended-range electric pickup truck

Workhorse W-15 range-extended electric pickup truck revealed (video)

Workhorse may have the ultimate proposal for commercial fleets with the reveal of its W-15 pickup truck, the first range-extended electric pickup truck to be built from the... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 concept

Why BMW uses Tesla electric cars to scare its staff into the future

When Tesla arrived on the scene 10 years ago, no major automaker took it very seriously—let alone thought it would cause the disruption it has in the market for luxury... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric: how 'Unlimited' subscription really works

To dig its teeth into California's crowded electric vehicle market, its Korean maker has rolled out an "Unlimited+" lease program for the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric. The... read more May 3, 2017 by


 
Prototype EVgo 350-kw fast-charging station Fremont, CA

Could water be the secret to faster electric-car battery technology?

Electric vehicles aren't always associated with speed and performance, but researchers at North Carolina State University may have discovered a breakthrough to change those... read more May 3, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Plug-in electric car sales to double in 2018: predictions

Despite a slower-than-expected start, plug-in electric cars are gaining momentum on the North American market. Not only are sales rising, so is consumer interest: according... read more May 3, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla Autopilot gets automatic braking just as Consumer Reports downgrades safety rating (updated)

Six months ago, Tesla abruptly announced that it had upgraded its electric cars with a new package of sensors for the Autopilot driver-assist system, known as "Hardware 2."... read more May 2, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Tesla semi truck debuting in September

Elon Musk teased Tesla's electric semi truck at a TED talk

It's no secret Tesla CEO Elon Musk is an ambitious man, but he continues to fuel the hype surrounding the company by recently teasing the first Tesla semi truck. In typical... read more May 2, 2017 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Is China more important to the future of electric cars than the U.S.? Poll results

Many U.S. car buyers still aren't aware that the Chinese market surpassed North America in volume and importance fully a decade ago. Similarly, in advanced automotive... read more May 2, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  March 2016

Manufacturing expert says Tesla Model 3 plan to skip beta testing is risky

Tesla is taking a major gamble regarding the production of its upcoming Model 3 sedan in skipping prototype tooling and jumping straight to permanent production tooling, says... read more May 1, 2017 by


 
MG E-Motion concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show

Shanghai auto show roundup: China plugs into electric cars in a big way

China has long aimed to be the global leader in battery cells, solar power, and electric vehicles. But with more carrots and stronger sticks, electric-car sales started to... read more May 1, 2017 by


 
Honda Fit EV at launch, Northeast Portland community electric car sharing program  [PhotosByKim LLC]

Drive Oregon goes Forth: new name, broader mission, more states

Oregon is a state that punches well above its weight in promoting and adopting zero-emission vehicles and plug-in electric cars. Smaller than California, it offers a... read more April 30, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Volt

2018 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid carries over with few changes (updated)

It appears that Chevy isn't following its own precedent as the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid enters its third model year. In the past, the Volt received a battery upgrade... read more April 30, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

Nissan's plans: reignite electric-car sales, boost lagging Mitsubishi

The Nissan Leaf has been a fading light in the electric car market, but after a few years in the dark, it will soon get a chance to shine once more. Despite a battery... read more April 28, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Fisker EMotion debuting on August 17, 2017

All-electric Fisker EMotion luxury sedan to debut in August

The low, sleek Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan had a stunning design but numerous problems, and Tesla mopped the floor with it. Now designer Henrik Fisker is ready... read more April 28, 2017 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Electric car charging: the basics you need to know (updated)

The number of plug-in electric cars on North American roads grows every year, and with them come new buyers. Each new electric-car driver will have a few things to learn, so... read more April 27, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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