Tag Archives: Electric Cars

Meet Blue Lightning: a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

Remember Tesla's Roadster? That was a pretty neat little machine that paved the way for grander offerings from the electric car company. It was built on the bones of the Lotus Elise. The final version saw 288 horsepower and nearly 300 pound-feet of torque from its electric powertrain. Today...

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Tesla reveals pricing for solar roof as order books open

Tesla on Thursday started taking orders for its newest energy product, glass roof tiles incorporating solar panels. Tesla has four different designs for the roof tiles, which the company calls Solar Roof tiles, though only two are available for order at present. Tesla is taking a $1,000 deposit and...

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Faraday Future reminds us it’s not dead

It's been a while since we've heard from Faraday Future. In fact, the Chinese-backed electric car startup hasn't announced any news since the reveal of its first car, the FF 91, during January's 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. The absence of news coupled with delays in...

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Major bank lists Tesla as top takeover target for Apple

One could argue that Tesla is viewed as the Apple of the auto industry, even though the financial performance of each company is vastly different. But with the convergence of the auto and tech industries continuing to accelerate, could there be a case for the two companies to be merged? Citigroup...

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Karma plugs in the Revero configurator

Karma Automotive has powered up the configurator for its Revero extended-range electric sedan as the company prepares to make its first deliveries this month. However, instead of the traditional configuration experience, Karma has done things a little differently. Found on the official website, the...

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BMW picks plant for iNext self-driving EV due in 2021

BMW CEO Harald Krüger in a press conference on Thursday outlining the company's financial results revealed more details about the planned iNext. iNext is the code name for BMW's next model from its i sub-brand for electrified and self-driving cars. Production is due to start in...

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Jaguar Land Rover boss defends diesel, blames VW for backlash

Jaguar Land Rover has launched a ferocious defense of diesel power as the United Kingdom prepares a wide-ranging plan to improve air quality in its major cities. JLR CEO Ralf Speth, pictured above left, told Autocar, "Diesel has to—needs to—have a future," before laying out...

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Tesla Model Y to feature new platform, falcon wing doors

It seems a day doesn't go by without Tesla hinting at its next big plans as a company. Most recently, Tesla CEO Elon Musk dropped a few nuggets of information surrounding the elusive Model Y during an earnings call. We've known about the Model Y for some time, but the rumor mill has subsequently...

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Karma Revero spot airs ahead of start of deliveries in May

Karma has aired the first television spot for its Revero extended-range electric sedan ahead of the start of deliveries in May. The spot made its debut on Sunday during the broadcast of the 2017 U.S. Open Polo Championship which Karma is a sponsor of. It shows the Revero being delivered to...

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