Tag Archives: Electric Cars

Chery files trademark complaint against Mercedes’ EQ sub-brand

Mercedes-Benz used the 2016 Paris auto show to launch a new sub-brand for electrified cars called EQ. Since then Mercedes has used the EQ Power+ name on its 2017 Formula One car and Mercedes-AMG GT concept to denote the cars' respective hybrid powertrains, and eventually the automaker will...

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How the Rimac Concept_One’s torque vectoring system does it all

The adoption of the electric motor into the automobile is changing many facets of the automotive industry at large. From entire propulsion methods, to power increases, and torque vectoring, we seem to merely be at the beginning. One of the more intriguing applications of electric motors comes from...

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Polestar’s future will be electrified, and it’s nearly here

If you want what is about to become a retro Polestar without a hybrid powertrain, or electric-only powertrain, you better buy the new 2017 S60 or V60 Polestar, quick. Henrik Fries, vice president of product strategy and R&D for Volvo's Polestar division told Motor Authority on Monday at a media...

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Elextra supercar promises 0-62 mph time in under 2.3 seconds

A Swiss firm by the name of Elextra has announced plans for an electric supercar that promises to be the fastest accelerating car ever produced. The company boasts a 0-62 mph time of less than 2.3 seconds for its car which so far has only been shown in a handful of teasers. (The Tesla Model S P100D...

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Aston Martin Rapide to ditch V-12, go electric-only route in 2018

It was at the 2009 Frankfurt auto show that Aston Martin launched its current Rapide. The stylish super sedan has only been offered with a V-12 ever since, but from 2018 it will only be offered with an electric powertrain. The information was confirmed to Motoring by Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer...

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Tesla slashes most affordable Model S variant from lineup

So long, Tesla Model S 60, we hardly knew ye. The Silicon Valley automaker has announced its most-affordable Model S variant will be discontinued after less than a year on the market. The rear-drive Model S 60 and the all-wheel-drive 60D will both officially be discontinued by April 16, 2017. The...

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Jaguar reveals prototype for I-Pace electric SUV

Jaguar will introduce an electric SUV called the I-Pace in 2018. The vehicle was previewed in concept form at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show and early test mules using makeshift F-Pace bodies have been running around for the past six months. Jaguar has now revealed the first prototype for the...

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Audi to follow e-tron SUV with compact electric car

The Volkswagen Group is committed to launching as many as 30 electric cars by the end of 2025, many of which will come from Audi. Last summer, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler revealed that the brand's first three electric cars will be launched by 2020. The first is to be an electric SUV sized between...

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