Tag Archives: Electric Cars

Tesla reinstates free Supercharging for existing owners

Good guy Tesla has had a change of heart. Following news the company would begin charging for Supercharger station use, Elektrek reports Tesla will extend free charging to all existing owners. That means one of the greatest perks of owning a Tesla has once again returned. Tesla's original plan was...

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Next Nissan electric car likely to be SUV

Nissan will unveil a redesigned Leaf later this year, but the compact hatch is just one of multiple electric cars the automaker is planning. The next is likely to be a crossover SUV, Daniele Schillaci, who's in charge of electric cars at Nissan as well as sales and marketing, told Automotive...

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Renault demonstrates wireless electric car charging at 62 mph

Renault on Thursday took part in a demonstration of new charging technology that could prove a major boon to electric cars. The technology, being developed by Qualcomm with help from Renault and Vedecom, a French think tank that promotes future mobility solutions, would enable electric cars to...

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Nissan Leaf teased

Nissan has given us our first official glimpse at its next-generation Leaf due out later this year. The teaser, the first in a series of photos Nissan will release in the lead up to the reveal of the new Leaf, gives us a look at the design of the car's headlight which appears to feature LED...

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Fifth and final brand pillar at Mini will be upcoming EV

Peter Schwarzenbauer, the boss of Mini, in 2015 started talking about a refocus of the brand around five core models or pillars. Since he made those comments, we've already seen four of those pillars introduced. They include latest versions of the Hardtop (and Hardtop 4 Door), Convertible...

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Watch the Nio EP9’s record-setting 6:45.9 Nürburgring lap

On May 12, a team from Chinese electric car startup Nio took the company's EP9 to make another attempt at the Nürburgring. The 1,342-horsepower electric supercar had already lapped the grueling German race track last fall in an impressive 7:05.12, but Nio knew the car had more in it...

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Karma Revero starts delivery

After bowing out of production in 2012, the Fisker Karma extended-range electric sedan is finally back, although now the car is known as the Revero and sold by the new company Karma. Karma is the new electric car brand from Chinese parts supplier Wanxiang, which bought the rights to the Fisker...

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