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Ford Explorer plug-in, Karma Revero, German emissions collusion: Today's Car News

Ford Explorer plug-in, Karma Revero, German emissions collusion: Today's Car News

European prosecutors charged German automakers Volkswagen, Daimler, and BMW with collusion over emissions shortfalls. Fiat Chrysler will pay Tesla hundreds of millions of euros to meet emissions targets. The 2020 Ford Explorer will get a plug-in hybrid version in Europe. And Karma revealed a few... read more

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Prototype for BMW iNext electric SUV due in 2021

BMW plans 12 all-electric models by 2025

At its annual shareholders meeting in Munich on Wednesday, BMW laid out plans to bring 12 new all-electric cars to market by 2025, including five in the next two years. Along... read more March 21, 2019 by


 
Imagine by Kia concept

Plug-in cars and concepts at Geneva, Tesla Model Y and Superchargers: The Week in Reverse

Which new electric car may be able to recharge 240 miles in less than five minutes? What is the bestselling electric car in the world, and what milestone did it pass this... read more March 9, 2019 by


 
Tesla Model 3 vs. Polestar 2

Base Tesla Model 3, Polestar 2, Kandi cars, Volvo and Audi plug-in hybrids: The Week in Reverse

Which two startup companies showed new ways to get more miles out of an electric vehicle? What Chinese automaker received approval to import new models to the U.S. this week?... read more March 2, 2019 by


 
Smart Forease+ concept

$35,000 Tesla Model 3, "Full Self-Driving" returns, BMW-Mercedes car sharing: Today's Car News

Tesla announced it will sell the base $35,000 Model 3 this month, and will only sell cars online going forward. At the same time, CEO Elon Musk announced plans for the... read more March 1, 2019 by


 
Mini from BMW and Smart from Mercedes join in Reach Now car sharing program

Mercedes joins forces with BMW to build an electric ecosystem

Making electric cars accessible to more people requires developing an ecosystem that would help drivers charge, and occasionally get to destinations that might not yet be... read more March 1, 2019 by


 
BMW and Mercedes-Benz self-driving car concepts

Nissan Leaf progress, fast electric motorcycle charging, Audi plug-ins: Today's Car News

Audi plans to introduce four new plug-in hybrids at next week's Geneva auto show. A drive in the Nissan Leaf Plus reveals how far electric cars have come in nine years... read more February 28, 2019 by


 
Teaser for Hispano-Suiza Carmen debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

BMW iNext, electric Lyft, Tesla Model 3 price cut, profitable GM EVs: Today's Car News

Tesla cut prices on the Model 3—again. BMW revealed the next version of its iNext SUV winter testing in Sweden. Lyft plans to give customers and drivers electric lifts... read more February 7, 2019 by


 
Prototype for BMW iNext electric SUV due in 2021

BMW reveals prototype iNext electric SUV in winter testing

After revealing the concept-car at a private event last September, BMW has revealed the, well, next iNext. Following the concept, the next version of the car is a test mule... read more February 7, 2019 by


 
Uber-owned Jump electric bike-share

Dodge Challenger electric boost, Karma styling, limited autobahns: Today's Car News

Plug-in luxury-car maker Karma brought in a new design house to carry it into the future. Germany revealed a plan to impose a national speed limit on its famously unlimited... read more January 22, 2019 by


 
Byton M-Byte concept

More about Byton, tamer BMW electrics, Toyota batteries, more chargers: Today's Car News

BMW says it plans to make its electric cars look more mainstream to move beyond sales to early adopters. Toyota and Panasonic could be teaming up to produce electric-car... read more January 21, 2019 by


 
BMW i Vision Dynamics concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

BMW plans to tone down styling of its electric cars

To stand out, or not to stand out. That is the question many electric automakers are asking as electric cars transition from being something new and different to being just... read more January 21, 2019 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

German automakers commit to massive battery purchases, sidestep some hard realities

Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, last week revealed that it will be buying $23 billion in battery cells by 2030. What it didn’t fully reveal—its... read more December 17, 2018 by


 
Waymo self-driving car

Super-fast Porsche charging, no Hyundai diesel, best deals: Today's Car News

Hyundai decides to bin its plans for a diesel-powered version of the new Santa Fe. Porsche ups the ante on fast charging speeds. A report reveals who's really funding the... read more December 14, 2018 by


 
FastCharge 450-kilowatt charging station prototype

Porsche already has a prototype that will charge faster than its 350-kw Taycan

The Porsche Taycan, when it arrives toward the end of 2019, will likely have the quickest, highest-power DC fast charging of any production vehicle. But Porsche apparently is... read more December 14, 2018 by


 
BMW Vision iNext concept

Tesla Autopilot milepost, Kia electric strategy, China's EV spying: Today's Car News

As the 2018 LA Auto Show winds down, we explore some questions that came out of it, starting with why Kia plans two electric models with the same long-range battery. Tesla... read more November 30, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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