Tag Archives: Electric Cars

Rimac to open 5 new US retailers to distribute next electric supercar

We already know Rimac's follow-up to the Concept_One electric supercar will boast wild performance specifications, but the Croatian company has its sights on further growth. In preparation for the next supercar, which has a working title of "Concept_Two," Rimac will open five new U.S. retailers. Rimac's first supercar, the Concept_One, boasts pretty...

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Faraday Future out of Formula E as Dragon Racing partnership ends

Faraday Future looks to be out of Formula E after just one season. The struggling electric car startup became the title sponsor and technical partner of the Dragon Racing Formula E team in July 2016, with the team rebranded Faraday Future Dragon Racing for the 2016/2017 season. However, the team has reverted to the Dragon Racing name for the 2017/2018...

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Tesla Semi could start as low as $150,000

A new Peterbilt 389 will run you around $150,000 to nearly $200,000, when configured with some handy options. It's an icon of the highway, but it could soon see quieter competition rolling past from the recently announced Tesla Semi. Especially considering that the pricing for this all-electric, semi-autonomous hauler will cost around the same according to...

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BMW issues stop-sale order and recall on all i3 electric cars

BMW last week issued a stop-sale order and recall for every i3 in the United States, meaning from the 2014 model up to the present 2018 car. A total 30,542 cars are affected. The cause? It seems that in a recent round of testing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determined that a limit was exceeded in one particular case. The limit...

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BMW to build battery lab

In yet another sign of the growing importance of electrification, BMW on Friday announced plans to establish a lab dedicated to the development of batteries. To be located in the automaker's hometown of Munich, Germany, the lab will open in early 2019 and develop technologies to be used across the portfolio of BMW Group brands. BMW isn't looking...

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5 ways electric cars outperform gas-powered cars

A proper gas-powered car is a joy to drive. Your senses take a joy ride when the sound hits your ears, the acceleration tosses you in your seat, and sometimes even the smell wafts into your nose. The days of gas-powered cars are numbered though. This is a fact we can't deny. Electric cars, however, have a lot to offer the world even for those of us who...

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How can the new Tesla Roadster do 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds?

The 2020 Tesla Roadster washed over the Internet last week with some pretty incredible technical specifications and performance claims. For example, CEO Elon Musk said the new Roadster will sprint to 60 mph in just 1.9 seconds, which would make it the first production car in the world to go under the 2.0-second mark. Such a bold claim deserves an...

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2020 Karma Revero spy shots

After bowing out of production in 2012, the Fisker Karma extended-range electric sedan, whose design really was too good to waste, was revived last year by the new company Karma, which rebadged the stylish sedan a Revero. Karma is a new electric car brand from Chinese parts supplier Wanxiang. After Wanxiang bought the rights to the Fisker Karma in 2014...

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