Electric Cars

 
Tesla delivers 1,550 Model 3s in Q4; Models S, X over 100,000 in 2017

Tesla delivers 1,550 Model 3s in Q4; Models S, X over 100,000 in 2017

Tesla reported its fourth-quarter global deliveries on Wednesday, saying it delivered 1,550 Model 3 electric cars between October 1 and December 31 last year, but built 2,425 over the same period. That compares to a total of 260 Model 3s delivered in the third quarter, after a splashy "handover... read more

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Allego 175 kw Ultra-E Charging Station in Germany

Europe takes the lead in very fast electric-car charging

Europeans will soon have the opportunity to enjoy quiet, emission-free, long-distance motoring with far shorter charge times when driving electric cars along Germany's... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
2018 BMW i3s

2018 BMW i3s: range, efficiency lower for sportier model of electric car

As a given generation of any vehicle ages, German companies in particular often spice up the allure of the aging car with new and sportier versions. Porsche is a master at... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
Fisker EMotion

Before Fisker EMotion luxury electric sedan debut, founder touts future solid-state battery

As they say, it's what's inside that counts. That's doubly so for Fisker, Inc., the second auto company founded by famed automotive designer Henrik Fisker. The first declared... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
Zev Gitalis takes his 97-year-old grandfather for a ride in his Tesla Model S electric car [YouTube]

One Tesla Model S plus one 97-year-old grandfather: video magic

"I hear you got an electric car," says a 97-year-old man, looking every bit like a 97-year-old man, suspenders and all. "Is it outside?" The man behind the camera is Zev... read more January 1, 2018 by


 
2016 Tesla Model X on the street in Vancouver, BC, Canada  [photo: Matthew Klippenstein]

Canadian electric-car news: apartment charging, electric trucks, Electra Meccanica Solo

Of all the Canadian electric-car news that rounds out 2017, the Vancouver suburb of Richmond’s new requirement that 100 percent of apartments and condominiums be ready... read more December 29, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Faraday Future, primary investor crushed by mounting debt, lawsuits

Struggling Faraday Future and its founding investor Jia Yueting are facing financial and legal woes that threaten the company's existence. Jia specifically has been placed on... read more December 29, 2017 by


 
Tesla Semi

If electric semi tractors are real, their running-cost advantage could be huge

Emotions play a big role in purchases of passenger vehicles, but fleet decisions are generally driven by numbers, spreadsheets, and the almighty dollar. And it's in the... read more December 29, 2017 by


 
2018 Ford Fusion Energi

Ford: China will lead our electric-car effort, 300-mile electric SUV to be built in Mexico

As we start to look toward the 2019 model year, it's worth noting that Ford hasn't introduced a single new hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or electric vehicle since 2013. In fact... read more December 28, 2017 by


 
Volvo 40.2 concept

Volvo to offer multiple electric cars, battery-size options, starting in 2020

Volvo has confirmed its second electric car for the brand will be a version of the V40 compact hatchback it plans to unveil within the year. Much like the all-electric... read more December 28, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen MOIA electric ride-pooling van

Volkswagen Moia electric mobility van is VW's Uber ride-sharing rival

Every automaker has its niche. Mazda builds a brilliant (and efficient) sports car in the MX-5 Miata. Toyota pioneered the mass production of hybrid-electric vehicles 20... read more December 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

All-wheel drive now standard on all Tesla Model S, Model X cars

Tesla now offers roughly the same percentage of its model lineup with standard all-wheel-drive configuration as famed AWD proponent Subaru. The Silicon Valley electric-car... read more December 27, 2017 by


 
2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid charging at Paso Robles Inn, Paso Robles, California, Dec 2017

Electric car charging on the road has to be way, way better than it is today

A couple of weeks ago, we charged a 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid 15 times within two days. It was part of a contest during a two-day press drive for the car—though we... read more December 26, 2017 by


 
2018 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Cabriolet, First Drive

2018 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Cabriolet first drive review: the perfect city car

I try very hard to go into each review with an open mind, but in the case of the 2018 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Cabriolet, I was prepared to dislike it. I expected an... read more December 25, 2017 by


 
Santa delivers chocolates in electric Renault Zoe "sleigh"

Santa Claus takes to UK streets in all-electric Renault Zoe 'sleigh'

A publicity stunt by Renault in the United Kingdom had Santa Claus delivering chocolate all over the country earlier this month in a highly energy-efficient way. The social... read more December 24, 2017 by


 
Tesla Semi

Awake at the wheel: Tesla is far from alone in electric trucks

This time, Elon Musk is not alone. In mid-December, Daimler delivered its first 14 Fuso eCanter electric delivery trucks to customers in Germany, a reminder that while Tesla... read more December 22, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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