Tag Archives: Electric Cars

Renault demonstrates wireless electric car charging at 62 mph

Renault on Thursday took part in a demonstration of new charging technology that could prove a major boon to electric cars. The technology, being developed by Qualcomm with help from Renault and Vedecom, a French think tank that promotes future mobility solutions, would enable electric cars to...

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Nissan Leaf teased

Nissan has given us our first official glimpse at its next-generation Leaf due out later this year. The teaser, the first in a series of photos Nissan will release in the lead up to the reveal of the new Leaf, gives us a look at the design of the car's headlight which appears to feature LED...

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Fifth and final brand pillar at Mini will be upcoming EV

Peter Schwarzenbauer, the boss of Mini, in 2015 started talking about a refocus of the brand around five core models or pillars. Since he made those comments, we've already seen four of those pillars introduced. They include latest versions of the Hardtop (and Hardtop 4 Door), Convertible...

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Watch the Nio EP9’s record-setting 6:45.9 Nürburgring lap

On May 12, a team from Chinese electric car startup Nio took the company's EP9 to make another attempt at the Nürburgring. The 1,342-horsepower electric supercar had already lapped the grueling German race track last fall in an impressive 7:05.12, but Nio knew the car had more in it...

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Karma Revero starts delivery

After bowing out of production in 2012, the Fisker Karma extended-range electric sedan is finally back, although now the car is known as the Revero and sold by the new company Karma. Karma is the new electric car brand from Chinese parts supplier Wanxiang, which bought the rights to the Fisker...

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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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