Tag Archives: Electric Cars

Aston Martin Rapide to ditch V-12, go electric-only route in 2018

It was at the 2009 Frankfurt auto show that Aston Martin launched its current Rapide. The stylish super sedan has only been offered with a V-12 ever since, but from 2018 it will only be offered with an electric powertrain. The information was confirmed to Motoring by Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer...

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Tesla slashes most affordable Model S variant from lineup

So long, Tesla Model S 60, we hardly knew ye. The Silicon Valley automaker has announced its most-affordable Model S variant will be discontinued after less than a year on the market. The rear-drive Model S 60 and the all-wheel-drive 60D will both officially be discontinued by April 16, 2017. The...

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Jaguar reveals prototype for I-Pace electric SUV

Jaguar will introduce an electric SUV called the I-Pace in 2018. The vehicle was previewed in concept form at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show and early test mules using makeshift F-Pace bodies have been running around for the past six months. Jaguar has now revealed the first prototype for the...

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Audi to follow e-tron SUV with compact electric car

The Volkswagen Group is committed to launching as many as 30 electric cars by the end of 2025, many of which will come from Audi. Last summer, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler revealed that the brand's first three electric cars will be launched by 2020. The first is to be an electric SUV sized between...

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Nio previews US-bound electric car due in 2020

Chinese electric car startup NextEV launched its Nio brand in the United States on Friday with the unveiling of the Eve concept car at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Nio only burst on the scene last fall when it unveiled the EP9, a 1,036-horsepower electric supercar that's being built in very limited...

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Lamborghini open to electric supercar, says CEO

Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali is open to launching an electric supercar but says the technology isn't ready for the Italian marque just yet. Speaking with Reuters at last week's 2017 Geneva auto show, Domenicali said not to expect an electric supercar from Lamborghini before 2025...

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