Tag Archives: Electric Cars

Genovation’s 800-horsepower electric Corvette hits the road

Genovation debuted its electric GXE sports car at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier in the month, but now we finally have the first video of the silent beast on the road, cruising about Nevada's Valley of Fire no less. The b-roll footage—or should we say beauty-roll—simply shows the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport-based GXE...

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Genovation’s 800-horsepower electric Corvette hits the road

Genovation debuted its electric GXE sports car at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier in the month, but now we finally have the first video of the silent beast on the road, cruising about Nevada's Valley of Fire no less. The b-roll footage—or should we say beauty-roll—simply shows the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport-based GXE...

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Audi tests smart energy grid in new trial

Audi is conducting a trial of what the automaker calls a “virtual power plant.” It's a system where thousands of individual energy sources, typically homes with solar panels, can be connected so that energy can flow where it's needed. In the trial, households with solar panels and battery storage systems located in Audi's home of Ingolstadt...

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Electric car startup backed by ex-McLaren execs plans pickup and SUV

It seems like an electric car startup surfaces every other day, but there's reason to take Rivian a bit more seriously than most. Instead of making bold promises that end up being pushed back or completely fail, Rivian has been working diligently in the background on its electric car plans, which call for the introduction of a pickup and SUV around 2020...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC electric SUV spy shots

The first prototype for Mercedes-Benz's electric SUV based on the Generation EQ concept from the 2016 Paris auto show has been spotted. Earlier test mules had been using the makeshift body of a GLC Coupe to hide the new mechanicals, but now we finally get to see the true shape of Mercedes' first volume electric car. Due in showrooms in 2019, the...

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China’s GAC returns to Detroit auto show with GA4 sedan, Enverge concept

Chinese automaker GAC Motor returned to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit for the fourth time and brought with it three new vehicles, including an electric concept the automaker says is aimed at younger buyers. The state-owned company, which operates the Gonow and Trumpchi brands, confirmed in November plans to enter the United States by...

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Infiniti’s first electric car coming in 2021

Infiniti may have been one of the early pioneers of electrification in the luxury segment, having introduced the M35h hybrid sedan as early as 2010, but the brand has been slow when it comes to electric car technology, which is a bit odd since parent company Nissan is one of the biggest proponents of EVs in the industry. There have been a couple of false...

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Ferrari will beat Tesla to electric supercar, says Marchionne

Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne, who only two years ago said the idea of an electric Ferrari was “almost an obscene concept,” was out at this week's 2018 Detroit auto show boasting the Italian firm could beat all rivals to market with an electric supercar, including Tesla. “If there is an electric supercar to be built, then Ferrari will...

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BMW iNext concept coming this year

BMW has dropped multiple hints over the past year about a new technological flagship code-named the iNext. Due in 2021, the vehicle will be powered by batteries, feature a self-driving system robust enough to let you sleep behind the wheel at times, and be built at BMW's main plant in Dingolfing, Germany. Speaking with Auto Express, a senior executive from...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC electric SUV spy shots

The first prototype for Mercedes-Benz's electric SUV based on the Generation EQ concept from the 2016 Paris auto show has been spotted. Earlier test mules had been using the makeshift body of a GLC Coupe to hide the new mechanicals, but now we finally get to see the true shape of Mercedes' first volume electric car. Due in showrooms in 2019, the...

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