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Kona Electric pricing, Ford charging software, Karma recall, EV racing: Today's Car News

Kona Electric pricing, Ford charging software, Karma recall, EV racing: Today's Car News

Prices have gone up on the new 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric. Ford revealed new software and testing to determine optimal locations for public chargers. Karma gets hit with an airbag recall for original 2012 Fisker Karmas. And our in our latest Twitter poll results, our readers change their minds... read more

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2019 Volvo XC40

2019 Toyota Prius AWD price, more VW electrics, French protests: Today's Car News

Toyota announced pricing for the new 2019 Prius AWD-e. In trade talks with the Trump administration, VW's CEO revealed the company could use Ford factories in the U.S. to... read more December 5, 2018 by


 
Romain Dumas drives the Volkswagen ID R at 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

What type of electric-car racing interests you? Twitter poll results

Electric cars and racing can make strange bedfellows. The purpose of electric cars is to save energy. Racing, whether it uses gasoline or electrons, is a spectacle of... read more July 24, 2018 by


 
2018 Formula-E race, Brooklyn, NY

New York race closes out Formula E season and multi-car strategy (Updated)

Watching electric cars race is different than watching a race with conventional race cars. Most notably, the sound of squealing tires stands out as the loudest sound you... read more July 16, 2018 by


 
Don Garlits sets electric quarter-mile drag racing record

Not exactly top fuel: electric cars come to top-level drag racing

Electric cars have started to dominate racing series from the Pikes Peak hill climb to formula cars to Saturday night grudge matches between Tesla and Dodge Challenger owners... read more June 28, 2018 by


 
Romain Dumas drives the Volkswagen ID R at 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Volkswagen's ID R Pikes Peak race car shows why you should care about electric car racing

Volkswagen's Pikes Peak hillclimb race car, called the ID R, obliterated the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb's Unlimited class record Sunday by 16 seconds. Its Le... read more June 26, 2018 by


 
Drag race between 2019 Jaguar I-Pace and Tesla Model X 75D electric cars  [video: Jaguar]

Jaguar I-Pace beats Tesla Model X in electric car drag-race video

The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace SUV that debuted Thursday beat all the German luxury makes to the punch in launching a viable competitor to the looks and capabilities of electric cars... read more March 3, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D Electric Production Car Series race car

Tesla Model S racing is now a real thing, approved by FIA sanctioning body

It's formally called the Electric Production Car Series, but for the moment it may come to be known as "the Tesla Model S series" by electric-car fans and racing followers... read more February 2, 2018 by


 
Stella Vie Dutch solar car winner in World Solar Challenge

Stella Vie 'family sedan' wins long-distance solar car race

Earlier this month, the 30th World Solar Challenge kicked off in Darwin, Australia, with 42 competitors vying for victory. At the end of the 3,022-kilometer (1,880-mile) race... read more October 29, 2017 by


 
Pickup truck "rolling coal"

RPM Act in Congress would legalize emission defeat devices, for racing only (supposedly)

It’s being called “DIY Dieselgate,” and it could make the air people breathe a lot dirtier. An entire section of the automotive... read more October 25, 2017 by


 
Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy racecar

Formula E races to add Jaguar I-Pace electric-car race series

Media days at this week's Frankfurt motor show seemed to be all about electric cars and concepts, from mass-market brands like Volkswagen to luxury makers like Mercedes... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
2016/2017 Faraday Future Dragon Racing Formula E race car

Faraday Future, short on cash, to leave Formula E electric-car race series: report

Faraday Future may abandon its Formula E racing efforts to save precious funds as the electric-car startup company scales back many of its ambitious plans. The FIA Formula E... read more August 22, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Andretti Autosport Rallycross Beetle

Will Rallycross go electric? Michael Andretti on why series is perfect for EVs

Rallycross has become a sensation in motorsport relatively quickly: similar to autocross, a single car races against the clock on a set course or "stage," usually in the... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
Nick Heidfeld in a Mahindra M4Electric Formula E race car at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Will Formula E racing boost electric-car sales by 77 million? Erm...

Three years ago, an all-new motor racing series began. Called Formula E, the series pits battery-electric race cars from teams around the world in competition on circuits in... read more August 11, 2017 by


 
Andrea Kerr driving Fiat 500e electric car in autocross, Great Park, Irvine, Califronia, July 2017

Autocrossing a Fiat 500e electric car for first, maybe last, time

When we published an article on one owner's experience using his Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car to compete in a local autocross, it contained a comment that riled up our... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
Green4U Panoz Racing GT-EV race car

Green4U electric race car revealed; targets Le Mans, may spawn street-legal variant

The name Green4U is likely not well-known by many, but the company aims to change that with the introduction of an all-electric race car. The company is the latest project by... read more July 31, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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