Electric Cars

 
Would you buy an electric car from Cadillac? Twitter poll results

Would you buy an electric car from Cadillac? Twitter poll results

Last week, ahead of the Detroit auto show, General Motors announced that it would shift its electric-car focus from building relatively affordable Chevrolets to expensive luxury Cadillacs. The company also showed images of a concept of its first electric Cadillac SUV. That led us to wonder whether... read more

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2019 Ford F-150

How soon do you expect an electric Ford F-150 to arrive? Take our Twitter Poll

Last week, at a conference following the Detroit auto show, a Ford executive confirmed that the company is working on building an all-electric Ford F-Series truck. "We're... read more 23 hours ago by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

Lifting the hammer: Germany considers limits on Autobahn speeds

Efforts to curb global warming have led Germany to propose limiting speeds on its famous Autobahns. Facing heavy fines from the European Union if it fails to meet... read more January 22, 2019 by


 
Panasonic Li-Ion EV battery

Toyota and Panasonic to jointly make electric-car batteries, explore solid-state tech (Updated)

Update: Toyota and Panasonic held a joint press conference in Japan on Tuesday to confirm details of the new joint venture. The two companies will contribute a total of 3,500... 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


 
Byton concept, 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

Beyond the Big Screen: How Byton is developing three electric vehicles at once

In the U.S. and other global markets—and to its investors—the fledgling China-based startup all-electric carmaker Byton has a lot to prove. Over the past year... 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


 
Chevy Bolt EV fast-charging at EVgo station before trip across Maryland    [image: Brian Ro]

If you can charge them, they will come; Maryland plans 5,000 EV chargers

Maryland plans to deploy a new tool in the race to get automakers to sell more electric cars in states outside California: The state plans to install 5,000 electric-car... read more January 21, 2019 by


 
Canadian reader K's new Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 owns the EV market, outsells all other plug-ins combined in the fourth quarter race

Last year, Tesla changed the game for plug-in and electric-car sales as it ramped up production of its relatively affordable Model 3 to almost 5,000 cars a week. As we noted... read more January 20, 2019 by


 
Cadillac electric crossover SUV based on GM BEV3 modular platform

Tesla layoffs, US-built VW electric car, an electrified Detroit: The Week in Reverse

Which Chinese automaker showed an electric minivan in Detroit? What upcoming SUV will underpin a new "elegant" electric from Lincoln? This is our look back at the Week In... read more January 19, 2019 by


 
Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Tesla layoffs, Hyundai Ioniq updates, Mercedes-Audi SUVs: Today's Car News

The Hyundai Ioniq hybrid and plug-in hybrid Prius-fighters are already set for a refresh. Mercedes-Benz and Audi are working on smaller electric SUVs. And Colorado took the... read more January 18, 2019 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

Smaller electric SUVs coming from Audi, Mercedes-Benz

German luxury automakers Audi and Mercedes-Benz plan to be in the vanguard in launching new electric SUVs in 2019. For the U.S, the long-awaited Audi e-tron quattro is slated... read more January 18, 2019 by


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

More cars, fewer workers in Tesla's latest layoffs

Tesla, it seems, is not out of the woods yet, despite selling almost 250,000 electric cars last year. Even as the company continues to try to ramp up production of its most... read more January 18, 2019 by


 
2020 Hyundai Ioniq [2020 Euro-spec model]

2020 Hyundai Ioniq: First look at refreshed interior, new features

Although the Hyundai Ioniq lineup of hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and fully electric models has only been for sale in the U.S. for about two years, this rival to the Toyota Prius... read more January 18, 2019 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

Colorado takes first step toward California electric-vehicle mandate

Electric cars aren't just for the coasts anymore. Colorado took its first step Thursday toward becoming the 10th state to follow California's zero-emissions vehicle mandate... read more January 18, 2019 by


 
2018 Ford F-150

Electric Ford F-Series, Lincoln crossover, Tesla charger, Chinese minivan: Today's Car News

Ford plans to build an all-electric F-series truck. Lincoln's making electric "elegant." Tesla has released a new portable Level 2 home charger. And Chinese automaker GAC... read more January 17, 2019 by


 

 
 

 
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