Tag Archives: Electric Cars

Vacuum company Dyson plans electric car by 2020

British household appliance firm Dyson's claim to fame may be a bagless vacuum cleaner, but in the not too distant future we may also associate the company with cars. In an email sent to Dyson employees on Tuesday, founder and chief engineer James Dyson confirmed plans for an electric car to be launched by 2020—something he's been hinting...

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Polestar marks end of Volvo era ahead of major October announcement

Volvo in-house tuner Polestar is about to be morphed into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars. Volvo announced the shakeup in June and at the time said to expect a major announcement regarding Polestar's future in October. Word on the street is that we'll see a concept previewing the first of Polestar's new models. As...

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Could Elon Musk’s Tesla take on 7-Eleven next?

Charging an electric car isn't exactly the same as stopping at a local fuel station to fill up in a matter of minutes. In fact, owners of electric vehicles often wait for 20 to 30 minutes while their car charges. Tesla may be interested in making the wait time at its Supercharger stations a tad more bearable and is reportedly mulling over the addition of...

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Infiniti planning an electric sports car concept for 2018 Detroit auto show

Nissan's Infiniti luxury brand has let it slip to Autocar that it will bring an all-electric sports car concept to the 2018 North American International Auto Show this coming January. The production car is scheduled to follow in 2019. North America's largest auto show in Detroit will play host to the car, which will reportedly not be based on a current...

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Mercedes investing $1B in Tuscaloosa plant to build electric SUVs

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Mercedes-Benz will spend $1 billion in its Tuscaloosa, Alabama, assembly plant to build batteries and electric SUVs. The electric SUV is scheduled for early next decade. The plans call for a new facility nearby to produce the batteries for use in the SUV and other vehicles. Construction of the battery plant...

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