Tag Archives: Electric Cars

2020 Porsche ‘Mission E’ spy shots and video

Behold the production version of Porsche's Mission E concept. The car is a small sport sedan with an electric powertrain. Don't worry, those exhaust tips are just dummy units to fool onlookers. The rest of the design is very close to the striking concept we first saw at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. From the elegant front to the fastback roof to...

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Shell joins major automakers on Ionity fast-charging network

Oil giant Shell has teamed up with some of the world’s biggest automakers to deploy a fast-charging network spanning Europe. The network, called Ionity, is being rolled out by a newly formed joint venture consisting of the BMW Group, Daimler, Ford and the Volkswagen Group, and will offer up to 350-kilowatt charging capacity. This is enough to charge a...

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NEVS starts production of electric 9-3s in China

Production of the Saab 9-3 has restarted for the second time, only this time the cars are being built in China, feature electric powertrains, and are to be sold under the NEVS brand. The first NEVS 9-3 rolled off a plant in Tianjin, China on Tuesday, marking an important step in NEVS’s plan to become a leading provider of sustainable mobility...

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Electric Land Rover based on Jaguar I-Pace platform coming

Jaguar Land Rover is set to introduce its first electric car next year in the form of the Jaguar I-Pace. Eventually, Land Rover will launch its own electric car based on the skateboard-style platform underpinning the I-Pace. That’s the word of Land Rover design boss Gerry McGovern, who in an interview with Drive said Land Rover must...

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Rimac’s next electric supercar teased ahead of 2018 Geneva motor show

Croatia’s Rimac on Friday released a teaser for its follow-up to the Concept_One electric supercar and confirmed a debut for next March’s 2018 Geneva motor show. Even in this shrouded image, the family resemblance with the Concept_One is evident, though the new car will be wilder in almost every conceivable way. Performance will be up on the...

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Chris Bangle designs a bigger-than-it-looks electric city car

The company is called Redspace, and the vehicle shown here is its new electric city car. The design is certainly...different, which starts to make sense when you discover that ex-BMW head designer Chris Bangle is responsible for it. Yes, we're pretty sure it's going to leave onlookers split in their opinions. At first glance it doesn't make sense, but the...

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EPA rates 2017 Tesla Model 3 at 310 miles of range, now find one

Step aside, Chevrolet Bolt EV. There's a new king of the (sort of) affordable electric-car segment. Well, maybe the Bolt EV can stay right where it is for two main reasons. First, there are very few Model 3s on the road at this point due to Tesla's problems with "production hell." Second, no early buyers will see a price anywhere near the $35,000 Tesla has...

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Half of Porsche sales will be electrified cars by 2025

The Volkswagen brand grabs a lot of the headlines surrounding VW Group's electrification plans, but Porsche will also help lead the way forward. In fact, Porsche is so confident in its electrified future that it believes half of its total sales will encompass plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles by 2025. Porsche currently offers six plug-in hybrid...

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Electric SUV based on VW ID Crozz concept coming in 2020

Volkswagen's next electric car on sale in the United States will be a production version of the ID Crozz SUV concept first shown in April at the 2017 Shanghai auto show. It will arrive in showrooms in 2020 and is expected to be similar in size to the Tiguan. VW made the confirmation on Tuesday at a preview event for the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show...

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