Tag Archives: Electric Cars

Tesla Model S tapped as U-2 spy plane chase car

The Lockheed U-2 spy plane is no easy plane to pilot—especially during takeoff and landings. This is because the plane is extremely sensitive to crosswinds and has a tendency to lift even when the spoilers and flaps are set for descent. The latter forces the pilot to stall the plane to get it...

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Tesla Model 3 has three Easter eggs, including a map of Mars

It wouldn't be a new Tesla vehicle without the addition of some quirky and fun Easter eggs. The Silicon Valley automaker is often known for adding a few surprises with new software updates, and the brand-new 2017 Tesla Model 3 is no different. Video from Steve Jurvetson, published to Green Car...

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Vanda Dendrobium electric supercar spotted testing

Singapore's Vanda Electrics surprised many with the unveiling of the Dendrobium concept during March's 2017 Geneva auto show. Perhaps what's even more surprising, though, is that this small firm fully intends to put the electric supercar into production. It's surprising because...

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Nissan Leaf leaked ahead of September 6 reveal

Nissan has locked in the reveal date for its next-generation Leaf. The covers will come off on September 6, with a formal debut likely to follow at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show later that month. However, a completely undisguised version of the new Leaf was just spotted during an official photo...

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Report: Audi looking to save $12B to fund electric car development

Audi, like most brands at the Volkswagen Group, is turning toward electrification in an attempt to help clean up its image in the wake of the diesel scandal. One of the major goals is to have electric cars account for almost one out of every four sales by 2025. Reaching such a lofty goal will...

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Tesla Model 3 performance version coming next year, says Musk

The Tesla Model 3 has finally reached production, albeit in small numbers. However, there's more to come from the electric-car maker's most affordable model. While Tesla begins to ramp up production of the Model 3 in Long Range trim, with an EPA-estimated 310-mile range, the automaker is also...

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