Electric Cars

 
Britain cuts incentives for electrics, hybrids

Britain cuts incentives for electrics, hybrids

Britain will end purchase incentives for plug-in hybrids and reduce them for pure electric cars after November 9. In a move that looks like replacing carrots with sticks, the announcement comes two months after the country launched its "Road to Zero" plan to ban sales of gasoline and diesel cars by... read more

October 16, 2018 by -
 
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric  -  First Drive  -  Hollywood, CA

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric: first drive of affordable 258-mile crossover

Our first test-drive time with the Hyundai Kona Electric included plenty of what’s very familiar to Los Angelenos: plodding along to the next stoplight on wide... read more October 14, 2018 by


 
RBW electric MG Roadster

British company resurrects classic MGB and Jaguar XKSS as electrics

First, it was the Porsche 911, then the Jaguar E-Type. Now it's the MGB. Converting classic old cars into electrics has become the rage across Europe. The latest comes from... read more October 14, 2018 by


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

Tesla tax credits, BMW charger recall, and Israel to ban internal-combustion engines: Today's Car News

Tesla tells buyers the final date to order a car before federal tax credits expire. BMW recalls charge cords for its electric cars. Israel plans to stop the sale of cars with... read more October 12, 2018 by


 
2018 BMW i3s

BMW recalls chargers for 2018, 2019 plug-in models

BMW issued a recall for the charge cords of virtually all the 2018 and 2019 plug-in vehicles it has built for sale in the U.S. According to the recall notice on the NHTSA's... read more October 12, 2018 by


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

Tesla sets Monday deadline for full tax credit

Tesla has given buyers a deadline of Monday to order a car if they want the full $7,500 federal tax credit. That's 2-1/2 months before the credit officially expires, but... read more October 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

Best deals on green cars for October 2018

One of the best ways to get people to buy green cars is the same way automakers get consumers to buy any car—by making deals. Looking at October sales, among plug in... read more October 12, 2018 by


 
Better Place new car parking lot, showing multiple new Renault Fluence ZE electric cars, Israel

Israel plans to end internal combustion car sales by 2030

Add Israel to the list of countries planning to ban sales of cars that run on gasoline and diesel fuel. The Jewish state, however, has put internal combustion engines on a... read more October 12, 2018 by


 
Faraday Future completes first pre-production FF91 on August 28, 2018

Does Faraday have a Future? Latest financing disrupted—again

Faraday's Future has hit another snag, in a dispute with the company's latest investors. The development of the luxury electric Faraday Future FF91, has been a roller-coaster... read more October 11, 2018 by


 
2019 Mercedes-Benz S560e

Mercedes-Benz plans to expand lineup of more capable plug-in hybrids

Mercedes-Benz announced plans Wednesday improve the range and capability of its plug-in hybrids and to bring the flexible powertrain to more models. It also introduced a new... read more October 11, 2018 by


 
Proposed design for BMW Group Battery Cell Competence Center in Munich, Germany

Europe commits to 35 percent CO2 cut by 2030, after dire UN climate report

Following a U.N. report on Monday that concluded world leaders have only two decades to end emissions of greenhouse gases or suffer catastrophic climate change, the European... read more October 11, 2018 by


 
Bollinger B2

Bollinger Motors announces B2 electric pickup alongside SUV

Bollinger Motors has already generated a lot of interest in its B1 electric SUV. And on Wednesday it released images and some details of its long awaited second model, a... read more October 11, 2018 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

Mercedes breaks ground on US battery factory (Updated)

Mercedes-Benz broke ground Friday on a new battery factory in the U.S.—right next door to its SUV factory in Alabama. The move is an indication that the company plans... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf SL

Subsidy's swansong: Canadian plug-in sales take a dip

After generous tax credits expired in Canada’s largest province of Ontario, September, not April, turned out to be the coldest month for electric-car sales North of the... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 NHTSA test

Tesla again claims higher safety rating than NTHSA gives

Tesla took a page out of its Model S playbook over the weekend and announced that its Model 3 is the safest car that NHTSA has tested. Only Tesla isn't NHTSA. In a blog post... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
EVgo charging station in Union City, California with resused BMW i3 battery backup

How fast is fast enough for fast charging? Twitter poll results

In an effort to make electric-car charging as ubiquitous and easy as filling up with gas, fast chargers are coming to malls, gas stations, rest areas and more, and these... read more October 10, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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