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Electric-car sales slump, Karma's future, Geely Geometry: Today's Car News

Electric-car sales slump, Karma's future, Geely Geometry: Today's Car News

Geely launches a new electric-vehicle brand, and Karma teases more about its future product plans. And Tesla wasn't the only one with a plug-in vehicle sales slump in the first quarter. As we ramp up for auto shows in Shanghai and New York, it's the start of what's bound to be a busy week here at... read more

April 15, 2019 by -
 
2020 Ford Escape

2020 Ford Escape Hybrid, Byton M-Byte, Lightning Strike: Today's Car News

The Ford Escape Hybrid will make a comeback for 2020—with a plug-in hybrid, too. Chinese Tesla rival Byton reveals the M-byte testing in winter. The Lightning Strike... read more April 2, 2019 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Bolt EV deals, Ram eTorque, in-wheel motors, wind and solar costs: Today's Car News

Ram's new eTorque does more than most mild-hybrid start/stop systems. Chevrolet is making no big sales push at the end of the quarter, despite the expiration of full tax... read more March 29, 2019 by


 
Electra Meccanica eRoadster, an electric Intermeccanica Speedster replica

Tesla upgrades, Nissan Leaf Plus drive, more Volvo plug-ins: Today's Car News

The first features of Tesla's Full Self-Driving Capability are starting to show up in customers cars. The Nissan Leaf Plus goes long on range, light on charging worries... read more March 26, 2019 by


 
Teaser for Canoo concepts

Tesla service, Faraday Future lifeline, EV sales, Canoo: Today's Car News

In an effort to speed up wait times at its service centers, Tesla is eliminating regular annual service visits for its cars. Canada is planning on launching its first... read more March 25, 2019 by


 
Volvo in-car camera system

Jaguar I-Pace range, electric BMWs, Ford factories, Fisker batteries: Today's Car News

BMW plans to have 10 plug-in models by next year. Ford announces where it plans to build a wider array of upcoming electric cars. Fisker postpones plans for solid-state... read more March 21, 2019 by


 
1932 Bugatti Royale (Type 41)

Tesla Model 3 vs. Nissan Leaf, VW diesels, electric off-roaders: Today's Car News

Tesla is starting to have some competition. We lay out the pluses and minuses of the new base Tesla Model 3 against the new longer-range Nissan Leaf Plus. One of the biggest... read more March 20, 2019 by


 
Tesla pickup truck teased by Elon Musk on Twitter

2020 Tesla Model Y competitors, no more Mid Range Model 3, new Fisker SUV: Today's Car News

Today, we run down all the current and near-term competitors to the upcoming Tesla Model Y, and look at everything we know about the car to this point. In the meantime, Tesla... read more March 18, 2019 by


 
Teaser for Karma Pininfarina concept debuting at 2019 Shanghai auto show

VW widens electric net, Karma Vision, FCA emissions recall: Today's Car News

Volkswagen dramatically expanded its already big plans for electric cars. Karma released its vision for the next 10 years with three new or updated models. FCA will recall... read more March 13, 2019 by


 
Piech Mark Zero concept

Volvo batteries, California superhighways, more efficient motors: Today's Car News

Falling reliability costs the Tesla Model 3 its Consumer Reports recommendation. Could high-speed rail be replaced with high-speed highways? Volvo is pulling depleted... read more February 21, 2019 by


 
Citroën Ami One Concept

VW emissions, Honda Tomo, Ford Fusion Energi recall: Today's Car News

Honda teamed with student designers for its latest EV concept. VW is cleaning up its emissions act, not just in cars, but in its factories. Ford is recalling 2019 Fusion... read more February 20, 2019 by


 
2020 Kia Soul EV

Tesla batteries, EPA comments, Hyundai and Kia plug-in availability: Today's Car News

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said electric cars are "not grounds for concern" at the EPA—yet highway safety and car prices are. Tesla buys a company that... read more February 6, 2019 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV first drive  -  Santa Cruz, CA  -  February 2019

Kia Niro EV drive, Tesla service, electric car ads: Today's Car News

Tesla plans to make service quicker, easier, and automatic. National Electric Vehicles Sweden bought a stake in Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg. And our latest Twitter poll... read more February 4, 2019 by


 
2020 Subaru Legacy teased ahead of 2019 Chicago Auto Show debut

Tesla squeeze, broadband charging, EV education, EPA science: Today's Car News

The British parent of Virgin Media plans to use Virgin's broadband wiring to build public electric-car charging stations. Electric-car charging info site Chargeway sets up... read more February 1, 2019 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

VW buggy, Porsche 911 Hybrid, Shell chargers, Tesla profits: Today's Car News

Tesla reported profits, and revealed new model lineups for its Model S and Model X—and another price cut. Volkswagen announced it will build a concept electric dune... read more January 31, 2019 by


 
Uber self-driving car

Faster Rivian charging, Tesla Autopilot chip, new Honda battery tech: Today's Car News

Samsung might be supplying Tesla's promised new Autopilot chips in the spring. Honda reveals a new battery that could have 10 times the range of today's lithium-ion cells... read more December 21, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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