Electric Cars

 
Which electric SUV are you most excited about for 2019? Twitter poll results

Which electric SUV are you most excited about for 2019? Twitter poll results

A few weeks ago, Green Car Reports asked our Twitter followers which new electric car for 2019 they were most excited about. Perhaps unsurprisingly, they chose the base, $35,000 Tesla Model 3 over three upcoming luxury electric SUVs. Yet 2019 is shaping up to be the year of the electric SUV, with... read more

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

How fast is fast enough for charging? Take our Twitter poll

Automakers are launching a race to build electric cars that can charge as fast filling a gas tank. When the first electric cars launched in 2011, buyers and fans were... read more October 1, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

Pininfarina announces Rimac electric hypercar's powertrain, new Munich headquarters

Automobili Pininfarina, which is developing a multi-million-dollar electric hypercar under the classic Italian designer name, announced a deal to develop its cars' electric... read more October 1, 2018 by


 
2018 Audi Q5

Audi to expand plug-in hybrid range alongside e-tron electric

The Audi e-tron electric crossover won't be the only new model with a plug coming soon. The company plans up to 12 new plug-in models by 2025, Audi revealed at the launch... read more October 1, 2018 by


 
wind farm

Report: Utility survey shows overwhelming support for renewable power

Americans want renewable electricity, and they want it now. That's the conclusion of a new study that has large power providers buzzing with nerves, according to a recent... read more October 1, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Volkswagen electrics, Musk sued, BMW i3 range increase, California incentives: The Week in Reverse

Which electric car will get access to a fast charger network much like Teslas? What was the result of the SEC's investigation into Tesla chief Elon Musk? This is our look... read more September 29, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen MEB platform architecture

Volkswagen details the foundation for 10 million electric vehicles

Volkswagen last week laid out the basics for its set of electric-car components that plans to use to underpin a million new all-electric vehicles each year by 2025. With... read more September 28, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW i3

2019 BMW i3 to get bigger battery with 153-mile range

The 2019 BMW i3 will get a larger battery, good for 153 miles of range, up from 115 miles for the 2018 model, the automaker announced Friday. BMW refers to the new battery in... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

SEC sues Tesla CEO Elon Musk over going-private tweet

The Securities and Exchange Commission sued Tesla CEO Elon Musk for securities fraud Thursday over his Aug. 7 tweet when he announced he had "funding secured" to take Tesla... read more September 27, 2018 by


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

California considers boosting electric-car rebate to $4,500

The California Air Resources Board will discuss Thursday and Friday raising the state's electric vehicle rebate to offset the expiration of federal tax credits for the two... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace, photographed outside Tesla Store, Mount Kisco, NY

2019 Jaguar I-Pace real-world review: 3 days with the sexy electric crossover

To the world’s surprise, the first all-electric luxury utility vehicle to follow the Tesla Model X into production did not come from the German makes of Audi, BMW, or... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
Electric vehicle parking by Flickr user aaron_anderer, used under Creative Commons license

Illegal parking in charging spots: The culprit? Electric cars

A whole Hatfields and McCoys culture has grown up around parking in electric-car charging spaces, with electric-car drivers who need juice facing off against conventional... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron quattro, in European trim, at San Francisco launch event

Want an Audi e-tron quattro electric? Expect to wait

With its first electric car, Audi plans to change more than what powers the car. Ripping another page from Tesla's playbook, the traditional car company plans to reserve its... read more September 26, 2018 by


 
Left to right: Volkswagen ID, ID Buzz and ID Crozz concepts

Would you buy into a Volkswagen EV subscription plan? Twitter poll results

Several automakers are experimenting with electric-car sharing programs as they look to an autonomous future when cars are more about providing rides than being purchased... read more September 26, 2018 by


 
Lucid Air prototype during high-speed test at Transportation Research Center, Ohio

Lucid owners will get access to Electrify America's chargers, another jab at Tesla

Lucid owners will get prepaid access to Electrify America's growing number of fast-charging stations when their cars arrive sometime after 2020, both companies announced... read more September 26, 2018 by


 
Renault utility storage network to deploy used electric car batteries in France and Germany

Renault plans Europe's largest battery storage network

European electric-carmaker Renault plans to build the continent's largest stationary battery storage network next year using old electric-car batteries. Renault announced on... read more September 26, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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