Tag Archives: Electric Cars

More details on Audi Sport’s electric car plans

Only in August, Audi Sport boss Stephan Winkelmann let slip that the Audi go-fast division was working on an electric car. He didn't reveal much, saying only that the first Audi Sport electric car would be a "coupe-ish sedan" or "coupe-ish SUV," and that it would hit the market in 2020 or 2021. EVO caught up with Winkelmann at...

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Japanese electric supercar you’ve never heard of promises 0-60 in under 2 seconds

Once a week it seems another new electric-car company announces plans to introduce its own interpretation of zero-emission technology. Some of them even promise incredible performance. Aspark, a new Japanese electric-car company, promises both. Though it's the performance that really catches our eye. Aspark will debut its all-electric supercar, dubbed the...

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Renault Symbioz concept shows how home and car become one

Renault has used the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show to reveal what it believes transportation in the year 2030 might look like. Spoiler alert: the car isn't just a means of transportation, but an extension of the home. It's called the Renault Symbioz, and it's chock full of futuristic concepts and ideas, but we'll start with the big picture. As mentioned, the...

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Borgward Isabella concept brings a storied name back from the past

Borgward emerged in the early to mid-1900s as an underdog German automaker that would, after some great successes, fold in the early 1960s. However, the storied brand was reincarnated in 2008 and the brand showed a new production model, the BX7 SUV, in 2015. Now, Borgward is looking to the future with a concept on show this week at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor...

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Jaguar I-Pace electric car gets its own race series

Jaguar is breaking new ground with one of the world's first race series for a production-based electric car. We wouldn't call it the first race series of its type, as a series using Tesla Model S-based racecars has already been announced, though this doesn't at all diminish what Jaguar is out to achieve. Jaguar's series is a one-make...

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New concept previews Mini electric car coming in 2019

BMW Group's Mini brand was an early pioneer of mainstream electric cars. Some readers will recall the brand leased the Hardtop-based Mini E electric car on a trial basis late last decade to help gather feedback from the public. The BMW Group used the feedback for the i3 launched in 2014. But with electric cars increasing in popularity, helped along by...

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BMW i sedan hinted at with 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show concept

BMW is hinting at the next addition to its i sub-brand for electrified cars with a striking concept unveiled on Tuesday at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Called the i Vision Dynamics, the concept is a low-slung sedan in the style of the automaker's 4-door Gran Coupes, and it's powered by an electric powertrain BMW insists is capable of 373 miles...

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Audi Aicon, Elaine preview self-driving, all-electric future

The 2017 Frankfurt auto show hasn't even started yet, and already we have a good idea of what this year's affair at the Frankfurt Messe is going to be all about thanks to Audi. Meet the Aicon (pronounced like "icon") and the Elaine, a pair of all-electric autonomous vehicles that preview the auto industry's self-driving, green future. Let's...

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VW’s newest ID Cross electric SUV concept looks almost production ready

Hot on the heels of last month's confirmation that an electric Microbus is coming based on the ID Buzz concept unveiled at the 2017 Detroit auto show, Volkswagen is showing us a new ID Crozz II concept that previews a small electric SUV due in 2020. The concept is an evolution of the ID Crozz concept unveiled at the 2017 Shanghai auto show and more...

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