Electric Cars

 
BMW i4 will resemble 4-Series Grand Coupe–with big battery

BMW i4 will resemble 4-Series Grand Coupe–with big battery

BMW plans to launch perhaps its most mainstream electric car, the i4, in 2021, about a year after the iX3 electric crossover utility goes on sale. BMW chairman Harald Krüger told British auto magazine Auto Express that the long-awaited i4 will be treated as a variant of the company's 4-series... read more

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Tesla Model 3 dashboard in Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS]

Teslas to get new self-driving, Autopilot chip in spring 2019

Tesla chief executive officer Elon Musk took to Twitter Tuesday to announce that owners will get a new Autopilot chip in about six months that will be much more powerful and... read more October 17, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk in his McLaren F1, 1999

Judge approves Tesla SEC settlement

A federal judge in New York gave final approval Tuesday to the $40 million settlement between Tesla, its chief executive officer Elon Musk, and the SEC over Musk's tweets... read more October 16, 2018 by


 
First Jaguar I-Pace U.S. retail delivery  -  October, 2018

Jaguar delivers first I-Pace electric crossover in North America

Jaguar confirmed its first retail delivery of the I-Pace electric crossover Monday, a few weeks ahead of the company’s early November target for retail sales. The... read more October 16, 2018 by


 
Shell charging station in Britain (higher res)

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... read more October 16, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric, Tesla board, long-range Mercedes plug-in: Today's Car News

We got a chance drove the 238-mile Hyundai Kona Electric and came away mostly impressed. Mercedes-Benz announced a truly long-range plug-in hybrid. Hot seats lead to a recall... read more October 15, 2018 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid to have 60 miles of electric range?

Mercedes's new line of more capable plug-in hybrids will start with the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid that the company says has more electric driving range than... read more October 15, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Who should lead Tesla's board after Musk steps down? Take our Twitter poll

As Elon Musk prepares to step aside from Tesla's board in an expected settlement with the SEC, speculation has erupted over who might replace him. According to the SEC... read more October 15, 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


 

 
 

 
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