Showing posts in the category of Electric Vehicles

Ford Recalls Focus Electric, Explorer, F-150, Transit Connect Over Three Separate Issues


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The Ford Motor Company is conducting three different safety campaigns in North America, which cover just over 8,000 vehicles.

VW To Build Its First EV Battery Plant In China


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It looks like China will be the first country chosen by VW to open one or more battery factories as part of their new long-term strategy.

World First "Electric Road" Opens In Sweden


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Australia’s need to move freight efficiently through the vast and remote Outback gave birth to multi-trailer “roadtrains”, but the Swedes took the idea more literally.

Tesla Model S Shatters Production Electric Vehicle Record At Pikes Peak


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The challenging Race to the Clouds was no match for a slightly modified Tesla Model S P90D, which managed to break the old electric car record by a full minute.

Slightly Tweaked Acura NSX Claims Time Attack 2 Victory At Pikes Peak


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Put through its paces on the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the 2017 NSX came out a winner in the Time Attack 2 class.

Tesla Preps South Korean Entry, Model 3 To Combat Hyundai's Upcoming EV Armada


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Tesla Motors is getting ready to challenge Hyundai on their home turf by entering the South Korean market with multiple all-electric models.

Is BMW Prepping The i8 For All-Electric Jump?


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BMW's i division might ditch the petrol-electric powertrain in favor of fully electric propulsion in the future for the i8, and it will all start with a battery-powered prototype.

Tesla Model 3 Prototype Caught Hanging Out At Service Center


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A few days after a matte black Tesla Model 3 was filmed out in the open, another development prototype has been nabbed, this time, in pictures standing in front of a Nissan Leaf at what appears to be a service center.

Daimler Reportedly Eyes Electric Car Brand To Rival Tesla Motors


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Every major player in the automotive industry wants a piece of the electric vehicle segment and officials over at Daimler are the latest ones to go after Tesla.

Fastest Accelerating Electric Car Does 0-60 Mph In 1.513 Seconds


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Founded in 2006 by students of ETH Zurich, the Academic Motorsports Club Zurich (AMZ) has produced a number of prototypes to compete in various Formula Student events in Europe.

BMW Builds Home Storage Unit From Used i3 Battery Packs


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Instead of throwing them away, or rather recycling them, BMW has devised a way to make the best out of used battery packs from its EV.

Faraday Future Set To Test Autonomous EVs On California Roads


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The Los Angeles-based startup company plans to start building and selling electric vehicles in 2017 in the US, and will begin testing self-driving prototypes in California later this year after winning approval from the state.

Leaked Images Suggest MINI Countryman Will Offer "E" Plug-in Hybrid


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MINI’s next-generation Countryman is close to its debut, and it will be the British car maker’s first model to offer a plug-in hybrid version.

Saab Automobile Officially Becomes NEVS After Company Fails To Secure Trademark


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If you thought that Saab would make a miraculous comeback anytime soon, then you’d better sit down for this one, as National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) recently announced that the brand is officially confined in the history books.

Marchionne Ponders Whether Maserati Could Rival Tesla WIth An Electric Alfieri


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Despite not being a fan of EVs, FCA boss Sergio Marchionne said that an electric version of the Maserati Alfieri could hit the market.

Nissan Aims For 340-Mile / 550-Km Range With 2018 Leaf EV


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Nissan's next-gen all-electric Leaf hatchback will be offered to customers with a series of different battery pack sizes, capable of providing up to 340 mile's (547 km) worth of range.

Possible Steering Failure Leads To Kia Soul, Soul EV Recall


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Kia Motors has issued a voluntary recall for certain Soul and Soul EV models due to a potential fault on their steering gear assembly.

Atieva Is Shaping Up To Be Another Tesla Rival


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Tesla’s business model is a recipe for success, and Atieva USA Inc is the latest start-up company that wants to challenge the American car manufacturer in the all-electric segment.

This Electric Dragster Crosses The Quarter Mile In 7.631 Seconds


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If Tesla’s P90D fierce accelerations weren’t enough to convince you about the grunt an electric powertrain can generate, this particular dragster will.

Electric Nissan Juke And X-Trail Are On The Table, Small EV Under Consideration


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Electrifying the future Nissan range is seen as "a matter of time" by the brand's Director of zero-emission business unit, Gareth Dunsmore.