Tag Archives: Electric Cars

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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Porsche spearheading SPE platform for future VW Group electric supercars

Future supercars from the Volkswagen Group will have Porsche's engineering fingerprints throughout, according to a new report. Porsche has been tasked by the VW Group to develop an electric car platform for supercars, Automotive News (subscription required) reported on January 11. The VW Group did not comment on whether other brands had already expressed...

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Ford Mach 1 performance electric SUV coming in 2020

Ford is working on an electric SUV due in 2020, and at a preview event on Sunday for this week's 2018 North American International Auto Show the automaker slip that the vehicle might be called the Mach 1. Ford made the revelation in a teaser video, which indicates the automaker is going the performance route for its electric SUV, much the same way Tesla did...

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Ford Mach 1 performance electric SUV coming in 2020

Ford is working on an electric SUV due in 2020, and at a preview event on Sunday for this week's 2018 North American International Auto Show the automaker slip that the vehicle might be called the Mach 1. Ford made the revelation in a teaser video, which indicates the automaker is going the performance route for its electric SUV, much the same way Tesla did...

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Ford Mach 1 performance electric SUV coming in 2020

Ford is working on an electric SUV due in 2020, and at a preview event on Sunday for this week's 2018 North American International Auto Show the automaker slip that the vehicle might be called the Mach 1. Ford made the revelation in a teaser video, which indicates the automaker is going the performance route for its electric SUV, much the same way Tesla did...

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Volvo open to fuel cells as range extenders in longer term

Volvo made a wave when it became one of the first brands to announce that every vehicle it launches from 2019 on would feature an electric motor, but it won't stop there. While the near-term goal is to introduce more battery-electric cars, the brand won't exclude hydrogen fuel cells. Drive reported on Thursday that a fuel cell could serve as a range...

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Vanderhall EdisonĀ² electric 3-wheeler looks to beat Morgan to the punch

Vanderhall is a company best known for its take on the reverse trike. These $30,000-or-so 3-wheelers are a fun alternative to driving any sort of normal 4-wheel means of conveyance. They don't have the charm of, say a Morgan 3 Wheeler, but they're entertaining enough in their own right. Now though, it seems Vanderhall has a new trick up its sleeve. Say...

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Fisker solid-state battery promises 500-mile range, 1-minute charging

Solid-state batteries represent the holy grail for automakers as they promise a driving range for electric cars comparable to internal combustion models, along with charging times that could match the speed of filling a gas tank. Revived electric car company Fisker last fall announced it had filed patents for solid-state battery technology that could enable...

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Kia Niro EV concept with 238-mile range debuts at 2018 CES

The Kia Niro is a compact crossover SUV that debuted in hybrid form in 2016. Last year the range was expanded with the addition of a plug-in hybrid version. Soon, we'll be able to add a pure electric version to that list. Kia previewed the electric version of the Kia Niro on Monday with the unveiling of the Niro EV concept at the 2018 Consumer...

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Fisker EMotion debuts at CES, promised for 2019 with 400-mile range

The rebooted Fisker unveiled its highly anticipated EMotion electric car on Tuesday at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show. The car is a mid-size sport sedan with all-wheel drive and ample space for four, and it also comes with gullwing doors that you typically find on supercars. Unlike Fisker's previous attempt at an electric car, the ill-fated Karma...

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