Tag Archives: Electric Cars

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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Elon Musk teases Tesla semi truck, reveals tunnel-boring plans

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed more details on the company's upcoming electric semi-trailer truck as well as his plans for a separate tunnel boring company aimed at alleviating traffic. During a TED talk held Friday in Vancouver, Musk presented the first image of the new Tesla truck which...

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Mahindra mulls turning Pininfarina into premium EV brand

Having acquired Pininfarina in late 2015, Indian auto giant Mahindra is now considering turning the Italian design firm into a premium electric car brand. The information was revealed by Mahindra Chairman Anand Mahindra to MarketWatch during last month's 2017 Seoul auto show. He also said the...

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NEVS to develop electric cars with Chinese automaker Iconiq

NEVS, the Chinese-backed electric car brand born out of the bankrupt remains of Saab, has announced it will develop cars with Chinese electric car startup Iconiq. The two firms are forming a joint venture to develop as well as manufacture electric cars for their respective brands at a plant...

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Tesla taking a huge risk with Model 3 production

Tesla is often known as an unconventional automaker, which can be traced to many facets of its operations. However, the electric car company's unconventional procedures surrounding the much-hyped Model 3 represents a major gamble. It turns out Tesla will skip the normal production procedure of...

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Fisker EMotion 400-mile electric sedan to debut August 17

Revived electric car brand Fisker has released some new teasers for its upcoming EMotion and confirmed the electric sedan for an August 17, 2017 debut. The date is smack in the middle of Monterey Car Week suggesting Fisker might use the Californian event as the backdrop for the EMotion's...

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