Tag Archives: Electric Cars

How does an electric car work?

Maybe not so shockingly (pun intended), many drivers don't know how an electric car actually works. For many, the knowledge spans as far as plugging it in, letting charge, and driving it off. It's not really as simple as that, even though an electric motor is comprised of far fewer moving parts...

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Rolls-Royce to skip hybrids and go straight to EVs

It seems the industry's future propulsion method is sealed: electric cars will begin to take priority over the internal combustion engine. While some automakers buy time and green credentials with hybrid systems, Rolls-Royce has zero plans for such a stop-gap. Autocar reports that Rolls-Royce is...

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Volvo makes moves to become electric car brand

Volvo aims to take an early lead among established automakers when it comes to vehicle electrification. The Swedish automaker on Wednesday made the bold statement that every car it launches from 2019 will be equipped with an electric motor. The cars will include mild hybrids, plug-in hybrids and...

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Nissan Leaf teased ahead of September 6 reveal

Nissan has locked in the reveal date for its next-generation Leaf. The covers will come off on September 6 with a formal debut likely to follow at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show on later that month. We've been spying prototypes for months and Nissan, too, has released a handful of teaser shots...

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Report: BMW to announce electric 3-Series in September

After stumbling with the oddball i3, BMW has changed its approach to electric cars by developing battery-powered versions of its core models rather than launching standalone EVs. The automaker has already committed to an electric X3 in 2020, plus an electric Mini to be launched one year prior. Now...

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