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Tesla self-driving, battery production challenges, Qiantu K50: Today's Car News

Tesla self-driving, battery production challenges, Qiantu K50: Today's Car News

Tesla announced plans to launch its self-driving network, and a report showed problems with battery production at Panasonic's battery-supply operations in Nevada. We took a close look at the Qiantu K50 electric sports car from Mullen. And our readers weigh in on which electric cars most interested... read more

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EVgo 350-kw DC fast-charge station, Baker, Calif.

Charging network EVgo goes tagless, tests battery buffers at stations

Updated: This article has been updated to include the specific location of the first charger and detail from the event. At an event in Los Angeles on Monday, EVgo turned on... read more April 22, 2019 by


 
Car2Go Smart ForTwo Electric Drive in San Diego

Audi E-tron delays, EVgo Autocharge, Hyundai-Kia EV app: Today's Car News

Rivian reveals the company plans six new models. Hyundai and Kia release an app to customize settings and performance for plug-in cars. Audi faces more battery delays for its... read more April 22, 2019 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018

Report: Battery shortages lead to Audi E-tron production delays

Building electric cars is harder than it looks. According to a report last week in the Brussels Times, Audi is delaying the production of its planned E-tron Sportback and... read more April 22, 2019 by


 
Hyundai-Kia smartphone-based EV performance settings

Smartphone-based customization coming to Hyundai and Kia electric cars

Fully electric cars have a great potential to be customized and personalized, to a level that’s not entirely possible with gasoline models. Unlike anything with a... read more April 22, 2019 by


 
Rivian R1T

Report: Rivian plans six new models by 2025

Rivian has been taking, not just the electric-car world, but the car world in general by storm with its planned all-electric pickup and SUV. But its plans don't stop there... read more April 22, 2019 by


 
Exhaust emissions from tailpipe [photo: Simone Ramella, 2005, used under Creative Commons 2.0]

An Earth Day Twitter poll: When will it be socially unacceptable to drive a car with a tailpipe?

Every year, as Earth Day rolls around, we survey the automotive landscape looking for progress in the industry's efforts to reduce emissions and limit global warming. We've... read more April 21, 2019 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC Edition 1886

From New York to Shanghai, all the latest electric cars: The Week in Reverse

What company announced plans to finally bring new diesels to the U.S.? Where are new incentives being offered on used EVs? This is our look back at the Week In... read more April 20, 2019 by


 
Qiantu K50 by Mullen, 2019 New York auto show

Chevy Bolt EV vs Nissan Leaf Plus; Honda, Kia EVs for China; used EV incentives: Today's Car News

We recently drove both the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus and 2019 Chevy Bolt EV, then compared them. Honda and Kia rolled out new electric cars for the Chinese market. GM trademarked... read more April 19, 2019 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV pre-production

Future Chevrolet Bolt EV sibling could be called EUV

Last month, when General Motors announced a $300 million investment in the factory that builds the Chevy Bolt EV, it also left a mystery about what else it might build at the... read more April 19, 2019 by


 
Plug-n Drive Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre, North London, Ontario, Canada

Canadian non-profit offers purchase incentive for used EVs

Perhaps the quickest way to get more buyers into electric cars would be to make them cheaper. And now a Canadian non-profit aims to do that, by applying an incentive to the... read more April 19, 2019 by


 
Kia K3 at 2019 Shanghai auto show

Electric Honda HR-V and plug-in hybrid Kia Forte debut in Shanghai

The Shanghai auto show was full of new plug-in vehicles to meet that country's coming demand for electric cars. Two new plug-in models from mainstream automakers included the... read more April 19, 2019 by


 
Kia Habaniro Concept, 2019 New York International Auto Show

2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel, Mercedes-Benz EQC, more Karmas, more Nikolas: Today's Car News

After other automakers have walked away from diesels in the U.S., Mazda says it will add a long-awaited diesel to its CX-5 lineup. Mercedes-Benz showed off a new launch... read more April 18, 2019 by


 
Karma SC1 Vision Concept  -  2019 Shanghai auto show

Karma presents its electric-car vision to China and vies for partners

Karma Automotive doesn't have just one vision for its future. It has three. The Southern California automaker unveiled a trio of new vehicles at the Shanghai auto show this... read more April 18, 2019 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC Edition 1886

Mercedes-Benz EQC Edition 1886 electric SUV kicks off a new era

Against the bustling backdrop of the New York auto show, Mercedes-Benz introduced a vehicle that it says celebrates its humble roots—in 1886, when Karl Benz is credited... read more April 18, 2019 by


 
Two 2018 Nissan Leafs with EVgo fast charger at NJ Turnpike Molly Pitcher travel plaza, Feb 2018

Step aside, Boomers: New electric-car buyers in Northeast may be Millennials

A new survey of Northeastern drivers suggests the demographics of future electric-car buyers in that region may evolve from the Baby Boomers who’ve bought most of them... read more April 18, 2019 by


 

 
 

 
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