Electric Cars

Renault plans Europe's largest battery storage network

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 Tuesday that it will install used (and some new) electric car batteries in three locations: two Renault factories in France... read more

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Rich Rebuilds flooded Tesla Model S, via YouTube

What happens to electric cars that have been flooded?

With all the floods from Hurricane Florence, what happens to electric cars? That's the question many electric car owners may be asking after the 100-year hurricane dropped... read more September 25, 2018 by

2018 Nissan Leaf SL

(Reverse) Engineering Explained: What happens to old electric car batteries?

Reduce, reuse, recycle. It's the same philosophy for electric-car batteries as for plastic grocery bags—almost. Knowing what happens to lithium-ion batteries from... read more September 25, 2018 by

BMW iX3 Concept rear 3/4

Porsche kills diesels, BMW iX3 electric car orders, and Kia Soul EV: Today's Car News

Porsche declares it's done building diesel-powered cars. The BMW iX3 electric car tallies 1,000 reservations in Norway. Kia drops the most affordable Soul EV variant. We ask... read more September 24, 2018 by

BMW Concept iX3

Orders in: 1,000 buyers in Norway reserve coming all-electric BMW iX3 crossover SUV

BMW opened order books for its upcoming electric iX3 in Europe at the beginning of September, and the company already has deposits for 1,000 in Norway. In a page out of the... read more September 24, 2018 by

2018 Kia Soul EV

2019 Kia Soul EV drops most affordable trim

The effective price of a Kia Soul EV has gone up dramatically for 2019, in what is likely to be the model's last year of production. The company dropped the bottom Soul EVe... read more September 24, 2018 by

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

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

For 2019, no fewer than 15 companies have announced that they will introduce new electric SUVs. Last week, our Twitter poll asked broadly which electric cars our followers... read more September 24, 2018 by

VW ID family

Will Volkswagen's electric Microbus be made in the USA?

Volkswagen is expecting to launch at least three new all-electric vehicles in the U.S. in the next five years. The first will be the 2020 introduction of the ID, a unique... read more September 24, 2018 by

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

Infiniti Q50 Hybrid leaves, all-electric Audi e-tron arrives, Tesla investigation grows: The Week in Reverse

Are federal officials investigating Tesla CEO Elon Musk? Even more than they already may be? How much will the new 2019 Nissan Leaf cost when it goes on sale? And what about... read more September 23, 2018 by

2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Burned by scandal, Porsche CEO says it's done building diesel cars

Diesel is dead. At least, for Porsche it is. In a statement on the automaker's website, Porsche announced it would stop building diesel-powered cars and instead focus on... read more September 23, 2018 by

Smog over Los Angeles, courtesy Flickr user steven-buss

State officials telegraph looming fight to proposed federal EPA rollbacks

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy and state attorneys general from California and Maryland said Friday that they will vigorously fight proposed rollbacks by the EPA to federal... read more September 22, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla's head of global supply reportedly resigns in continuing exodus from automaker

Tesla's vice president for supply management has resigned from the electric carmaker, yet another departure of a high-ranking executive from the luxury brand. The departure... read more September 21, 2018 by

2019 Jaguar I-Pace S

Jaguar launches roadshow for 2019 I-Pace

As it plans to bring the first luxury electric Tesla competitor to market, Jaguar is taking the I-Pace on the road to give consumers a chance to drive and spend time in it... read more September 21, 2018 by

2019 DS 3 Crossback

French luxury brand DS previews electric DS 3 crossover SUV

The French luxury arm of Citroen, DS, released plans for its first electric car last Friday. The DS 3 Crossback is a funky-looking small SUV, something along the lines of the... read more September 21, 2018 by

Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept

Electric Volkswagen Microbus concept gets right down to business

The panel of Volkswagen ID Buzz concepts based on the automaker's all-electric frame has finally reached, well, panel status. In Hannover, Germany, Volkswagen on Thursday... read more September 20, 2018 by

Tesla Model 3 NHTSA test

NHTSA gives 2018 Tesla Model 3 perfect marks for crash safety

The 2018 Tesla Model 3 aced its federal crash-test regimen and earned top, five-star scores on all of its sub-tests, safety officials said this week. The Model 3 follows the... read more September 20, 2018 by



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