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Karma gets farther from Fisker with 2020 Revero GT, electric car concept

Karma gets farther from Fisker with 2020 Revero GT, electric car concept

Chinese-owned, California-based Karma Automotive made clear several years ago that its aspirations go well beyond merely resurrecting production of the car originally known as the Fisker Karma. That car, now called the Karma Revero and produced in very low volumes in Moreno Valley, California, is... read more

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Faraday Future FF91 prototype

Faraday Future gets new money from gaming company to build in China, and the US

The shame of Faraday Future's financial struggles is that it has what looks to be a viable new electric car, not just on paper, but ready to roll on the road—in... read more March 25, 2019 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla breaks ground on China factory for Model 3 and Model Y

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter Sunday night that the company would break ground on its new Chinese factory on Monday. Musk said the plant, known as Gigafactory 3... read more January 7, 2019 by


 
Qiantu K50

Chinese electric sports car Qiantu K50 might be made in U.S., with Coda connection

There's quite a list of Chinese automakers that are relatively unknown outside China yet have grand plans to enter the U.S. market. The latest is China’s Qiantu Motor... read more December 20, 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


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

In the red: Electric cars share location data and more with Chinese

In this post "1984" world, most consumers acquiesce to sharing their data with companies in return for better, quicker, more convenient, cheaper, or even free services. How... read more November 30, 2018 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla secures site for Chinese factory

In the midst of escalating trade wars, Tesla is moving ahead with its plans to build a factory in China. The company announced on Wednesday that it signed a "land transfer"... read more October 18, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40

Report: Volvo's parent company in talks with Toyota over hybrid systems

Toyota revealed on Thursday that it is in talks with Chinese automaker Geely, which owns Volvo, about cooperation on hybrid vehicle technology, Reuters reported. As the... read more October 5, 2018 by


 
2019 Borgward BX6

Chinese automaker Borgward built gasoline vehicles in order to sell EVs in America

Borgward is unorthodox even among the rapidly evolving cast of 21st-century automakers. It’s a Chinese company, with German heritage, that now wants to bring electric... read more October 3, 2018 by


 
Chinese market Nissan Slyphy

Nissan Leaf sedan: Company builds Sylphy, first electric car for China

Nissan on Monday announced it had started production in China of a Nissan Leaf-based sedan called the Sylphy. The company first introduced the car at the Beijing auto show in... read more August 29, 2018 by


 
Byton K-Byte concept

Chinese electric-car startup Byton reveals its second concept: a Level 4 self-driving sedan

Just months after debuting its first concept vehicle, Chinese electric-car startup Byton on Tuesday took the wraps off a second model that it says previews a... read more June 13, 2018 by


 
Byton SUV concept

Chinese electric-car builder Byton says it raised $500 million

A $500 million infusion from investors including an automaker and a major battery supplier could help Chinese electric-car startup Byton put its cars on the road by the end... read more June 11, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV being charged outside Go Forth electric-car showroom, Portland   [photo: Forth]

7 things we learned in 9 years, and where green cars are headed

More than four years ago, this site looked back at its first five years of coverage to assess what had changed—and what we'd learned. Now, we're repeating the exercise... read more May 8, 2018 by


 
Infiniti Q Inspiration concept

Infiniti announces new electric car lineup based on Q Inspiration

Infiniti has promised to build electric cars in fits and starts since 2012—but we're still waiting. At the 2012 Detroit auto show, the upscale brand showed the Infiniti... read more April 24, 2018 by


 
Buick Velite concept, 2016 Guangzhou auto show

Buick to launch new electric, plug-in hybrid models in China; what about US?

For 15 years now, Buick has been a far more important brand in China than it is in North America: four out of five Buicks sold globally are purchased by Chinese buyers. The... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
SF Motors SF5

Tesla founder, Chinese company launch SF Motors electric cars

In the beginning, there was Tesla, although it wasn't started by current CEO Elon Musk. While Musk has now become synonymous with the electric-car brand, Tesla was actually... read more April 10, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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