Showing posts in the category of Electric Vehicles

DBX Concept May Preview A Proper Aston Martin Crossover


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Aston Martin has come a long way since the awkward-looking Lagonda SUV concept unveiled six years ago at the Geneva Motor Show.

Renault Extends Zoe’s Driving Range to 240 KM Thanks to New Electric Motor


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Despite being one of the first mass-produced electric vehicles on the market, the Renault Zoe hasn’t quite convinced customers. That’s partly because the real-world driving range was too small – between 100 and 150 km (62-93 miles) in cold and mild weather, respectively.

Audi's New 2016 R8 Models in 110 Photos


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Not one, but three different Audi R8s made their world premiere today at the Geneva Motor Show, including the regular V10s, the battery-powered E-Tron and the LMS racer.

Italdesign GEA Is An Autonomous Concept Penned By A Former Audi Designer


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If Italdesign's new GEA Concept has a hint Audi-ness in it, that's probably because it was penned by the firm's styling chief Wolfgang Egger, who made the jump from Audi last year.

This Is What Happens When You Type '007' On Tesla Model S' Display


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They call it an Egg, a Hidden Easter Egg and you can find it by entering the diagnostics mode on the Tesla Model S' center console touchscreen and typing '007' when prompted for a security code.

Fisker To Be Rebranded As Elux Under Its New Apple-Fighting Chinese Boss


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China's Wanxiang Group is going to reintroduce Fisker into the world under the name Elux by mid-2016, according to a report on Reuters.

In Japan, It Could Be Easier To Charge A Car Than Fill It With Gas


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Japan now has more electric car charging points than fuel stations, but does that actually make it practical to drive an EV every day there?

London to Host the Finals of Formula E Championship On its Streets


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The final two racing events of Formula E’s championship have been finally approved by the local council, meaning that motorsport racing is returning to the UK’s capital after a really long time.

Apple Reportedly Wants to Launch its First Car by 2020


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Another day, another report about Apple and its plans to build an electric car. This time we learn that the tech giant wants to begin production of an EV as early as 2020.

Man Fixes Camry's Hybrid Battery Pack Himself for $10; Toyota Wanted $4,456!


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Buying a second hand hybrid seems like a risky thing to do, with all those batteries just waiting to go bad… This is the story of imgur user scoodidabop who recently purchased a Toyota Camry Hybrid, without warranty.

Apple Sued by Battery Maker May Be the First Sign Of An iCar Coming


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Apparently Apple is making headlines for the last couple of days not for the usual reasons associated with them but because of some rumours talking about the tech giant’s intentions of building its own electric vehicle.

Citroën’s Facelifted Berlingo Breaks Cover with Discreet Updates


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Citroën has lifted the veils off its facelifted Berlingo, which will have its world debut less than two weeks from now at the Geneva Motor Show.

A New All-Electric Supercar is on Its Way: Meet the 1,341hp Toroidion 1MW


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A Finnish company named Toroidion announced that will reveal an all-electric supercar concept packing 1000kW of power, or 1341hp in plain, old money. The 1MW Concept will premiere at this year’s Top Marques Monaco in April.

New Report Says Porsche Plans Tesla Model S Rival


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Have you heard about Porsche 717? Neither had we, until we read this report which claims Porsche is preparing a battery-powered rival to the successful Tesla Model S.

NanoFlowCell's Quantino Study for an Affordable Electric Coupe Has a 1,000km Range


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Liechtenstein-based company NanoFlowCell confirmed our suspicions that it would present a second concept car at next month's Geneva Motor Show.

Paris is About to Ban Polluting Vehicles From its Centre


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Paris has revealed its plans to ban older vehicles from its centre, in order to lower its pollution levels, according to Autocar.

Budii Concept is Rinspeed's Redesigned BMW i3 [w/Video]


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The Budii is what you get if you give prolific Swiss designer and founder of Rinspeed, Frank M. Rinderknecht, the opportunity to reimagine the BMW i3.

Ford’s Electric Comuta from the 1960s is Comparable to Modern EVs


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You’d think EV tech has come a long way in recent years, and it has, but not really as much as you’ve been lead to believe. I`m sure you’re well aware of the semi-plausible conspiracy theories regarding the systematic suppression of electric cars throughout history to keep internal combustion engines relevant and attractive – there’s no evil in that, really, it’s just sadly the way pragmatic business sense triumphs…

VW e-Up Is Definitely not for Drivers with Range Anxiety


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With the exception of Tesla Motors, automakers haven’t quite managed to offer decent driving ranges to their electric cars. Take the VW e-Up, for example. Although the automaker claims the small electric car can cover between 120 km (74 miles) and 160 km (99 miles) with a full battery, CarBuyer’s Ginny Buckley faced a much more grim reality.

BMW Allegedly Looking To Target Tesla Model S With i5/i7 Saloon


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It's rumor mill time! And this time, it's about BMW expanding its 'i' range with 2018-bound Tesla Model S rivaling Plug-in Hybrid saloon - with a potential Frankfurt concept coming in September.