Tag Archives: Electric Cars

Ford and Mahindra in talks to develop electric car, 2 SUVs together

Last September, we learned that Ford was in talks with Mahindra to explore ways to expand into the Indian market and potentially collaborate on product development. The two automakers on Thursday announced they have since signed a Memorandum of Understanding to evaluate the possibility of developing an electric car, a compact SUV and a mid-size SUV...

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Porsche gives us our best look yet at the production Mission E

It's been more than two years since Porsche made the announcement to put its Mission E electric sedan concept into production. In that time we've managed to glean very little information regarding the production version. That changed Thursday when the German automaker released the first photos of the production model, albeit in prototype form...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC spy shots

Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz's electric SUV based on the Generation EQ concept from the 2016 Paris auto show have been spotted. Earlier test mules had been using the makeshift body of a GLC Coupe to hide the new mechanicals, but now we can see the true shape of Mercedes' first volume electric car. Due in showrooms in 2019, the vehicle will be called...

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Pininfarina confirms specs for production H2 Speed supercar

Pininfarina bosses are planning the launch of a premium electric car brand utilizing the name and talents of the Italian design house. And a Pininfarina-badged car has already been confirmed for production later in 2018. We are talking about the H2 Speed, an electric supercar that relies on a hydrogen fuel cell stack to generate the electricity to power its...

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Lagonda SUV likely to arrive before sedan

Aston Martin is in the process of reviving historic British marque Lagonda as a purveyor of ultra-luxury cars with electric powertrains and self-driving capability. To kick off the revival, Aston Martin rolled out the Lagonda Vision concept at this month's 2018 Geneva auto show. The concept, a sedan, was more a preview of the design language that will...

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VW to return to Pikes Peak with ID R electric racer

It appears Volkswagen's motorsport division has been busy since ending its dominant run in the World Rally Championship at the close of the 2016 season. VW has confirmed it will be returning to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 2018, with 2017's winner Romain Dumas set to hop behind the wheel of a custom race car called the ID R Pikes Peak...

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Chinese Mercedes-Benz GLA clone is electric

You may think you're looking at a 7/8 scale Mercedes-Benz GLA. Instead, what you see is a vehicle called the K-One. It's an electric crossover SUV of sorts, and it's being prepared for the Chinese market. Despite being a bit smaller than the real GLA, the K-One is still faithful enough to the design of its German counterpart, so much so that it left the...

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Pininfarina luxury EV brand coming

Italian design house Pininfarina looks set to join a revived Lagonda and Polestar in the battle for luxury electric car supremacy. Pininfarina Chairman Paulo Pininfarina indicated as much during a speech made at this month's 2018 Geneva auto show, Motor1 reported on Friday. “My father's dream was to build a car company and his father's...

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Audi Sport to launch e-tron GT electric super sedan

Audi has confirmed plans for an electric super sedan to be called the e-tron Gran Turismo, or e-tron GT for short. Audi made the confirmation during its annual press conference held Thursday in Ingolstadt, Germany. The automaker also released a teaser shot that hints at a stunning fastback design for the e-tron GT, which will form part of the Audi Sport...

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BMW M boss says future electric cars will not be silent

Automakers are seemingly supporting the idea that the future of the automobile is, indeed, electric. Some makes will have it easier than others, but for BMW's M division, it will work to solve the issue of sound. Since electric cars are nearly silent, M division's head Frank van Meel, told CarBuzz in a report published Sunday that silence won't be an...

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