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Teslas are finally chasing Porsches down the German autobahn

INTERNATIONAL - The most remarkable thing about Jana Hoeffner’s 2,360 mile road trip from Stuttgart to Oslo and back was simply how unremarkable it …

Mercedes-Benz

Genesis will show a new concept car in New York

Brand head Manfred Fitzgerald says "this one will push the envelope."<p>For the past two years, Genesis has used the New York Auto show as a place to debut concept cars that point the way forward for the Korean luxury brand. And following a conversation with Genesis boss Manfred Fitzgerald during the …

Fuel Cell

Hype Meets Reality as Electric Car Dreams Run Into Metal Crunch

By Elisabeth BehrmannElisabeth Behrmann, Jack FarchyJack Farchy and Sam DodgeSam Dodge<p>When BMW AG revealed it was designing electric versions of its …

Alternative Fuel

How Many Tesla Model 3 Cars Have Been Made?

Method 2<p>For our second data set, we scoured the internet for VINs posted by people on social media—primarily Reddit and other websites frequented by …

Tesla

New desalination technology turns the world’s oceans into unlimited lithium mine (+drinking water)

You know that argument that comes up when someone sees your electric car and says something like, “it is way worse to mine lithium needed for batteries than oil and what happens when the lithium runs out? I saw a Meme on the internet so I know it is true.” Well…<p>Fun fact: The earth’s ocean water is …

Desalination

Aspark Owl Electric Hypercar Does 0-60 MPH in 1.6 Seconds

Thanks to ultra-capacitors and hot Hoosiers<p>We offered bemused coverage of this unknown Japanese electric supercar when it first appeared at last year’s Frankfurt show claiming 2-second 0-62-mph acceleration from pretty modest-sounding power and torque output. Then the other day Aspark’s …

Sports Cars

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric’s Range Could Top Chevrolet Bolt EV’s

Hyundai has released a cryptic first teaser image of the Kona Electric, the brand’s second all-electric vehicle to be sold in the United States (after the Ioniq) and one that could offer a longer range than the Chevrolet Bolt EV’s EPA-rated 238 miles.<p>In a European press release ahead of the Geneva …

Electric Vehicles

Researchers look to break the barriers of battery technology for electric vehicles

At his lab at Dalhousie University in Halifax, physicist Jeff Dahn leads a team of 20 researchers and staff who work on some of the most vexing challenges presented by the lithium-ion battery.<p>Dr. Dahn receives funding from California-based Tesla Inc. and Canada's National Science and Engineering …

Clean Energy

Auto Expo: 13 electric cars from Tata, BMW, Mercedes, Honda, Maruti on display

1 / 14<p>Concept is a word thrown around a lot at events like the Auto Expo.<p>At the latest edition of the biennial event in New Delhi, the word electric …

The Breakneck Rise of China’s Colossus of Electric-Car Batteries

The next global powerhouse in the auto industry comes from a small city in a tea-growing province of southeast China, where an unheralded maker of …

Volkswagen

Electric Cars Threaten to Leave This European Nation Behind

Kia Motors Corp. churns out about 1,400 new cars every working day in Zilina, a city in Slovakia's northern industrial heartland. They all rely on …

Europe

Key to Tesla Battery Manufacturing Is Still in Germany

Tesla Inc. has all the tools to meet its planned Model 3 production rate in the first quarter. The problem is that a key to its future battery …

Tesla

China Could Steer Self-Driving Cars

Alibaba's building out systems that will link vehicles to the roads they drive on.<p>In China, the cars are becoming smarter. Last week, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Foxconn Technology Co. Ltd. led a $348 million fundraising round for Guangzhou Xiaopeng Motors Technology Co. Ltd., a three-year-old …

China

At Tesla’s Factory, Building The Car Of The Future Has Painful And Permanent Consequences For Some Workers

Tesla wants to change the world by selling eco-friendly electric vehicles to the masses. But some of the workers laboring to build that dream have been hurt along the way.<p>FREMONT, CALIFORNIA — Terrill Johnson was installing car trunks at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California, when he heard the …

Tesla

Aston Martin Latest at China's Doorstep as Electric Cars Beckon

For the world’s top automakers wanting to join the race for electric vehicles, China is proving too hard to resist.<p>Aston Martin, the legendary …

Aston Martin

January green-car sales reflect a waiting game

Prospective Leaf and Model 3 buyers appear to sit out the month<p>Americans continued to take a wait-and-see approach with their green-car purchases last month, as Tesla's Model 3 and Nissan's next-generation Leaf electric vehicles were still largely under wraps.<p>January sales of hybrids, plug-ins and …

Electric Vehicles

All-Tesla electric racing series gets the green light

Starting with race-prepped Tesla P100Ds, EPCS hopes to bring electric touring car racing to the masses soon.<p>The overwhelming sensation when someone gets to drive a Tesla Model S for the first time, particularly one of the D models, is just how shockingly quick it is. That ultimately leads some of …

Tesla Model S

Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle confirmed for production within 18 months

The LiveWire concept was no dead end.<p>Harley-Davidson, an old-guard motorcycle brand that has had plenty of success monetizing its heritage and appealing to traditionalists, is about to enter the electric age. This is in part due to some of that traditionalist shine wearing off in the age of IoT, …

Motorcycles

Jaguar I-Pace EV will finally be revealed, available to order March 1

Crossover will also have really fast charging<p>It sure feels like the Jaguar I-Pace electric car concept was revealed longer ago than November 2016. That might be because in addition to running barely camouflaged production models around for months, the company has even announced a one-make race …

Electric Vehicles

How green are electric cars?

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Electric Vehicles

What Are The Cheapest All-Electric Cars Available? Comparisons & Thoughts

<b>Published on</b> January 29th, 2018 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>0<p>January 29th, 2018 by <b>James Ayre</b><p>We recently published an article discussing the fastest and the …

Electric Vehicles

BP to install charging points for electric cars at UK petrol stations

Further indication that oil firms are planning for growth of battery-powered vehicle market<p>BP will add rapid charging points for electric cars at its UK petrol stations within the next two months, in the latest sign of an oil giant adapting to the dramatic growth of battery-powered cars.<p>The British …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla, Car Dealers Clash At Capitol Hearing On Electric Vehicle Sales

Tesla

The country where a luxury Tesla has become the budget option

Marte Skogstad Allgot moved back to Oslo, Norway, from London two years ago and soon found that running a car on gas was prohibitively expensive.<p>To …

Tesla Model S

Seattle offers new incentives to urge residents to buy electric cars

SEATTLE - Seattle city leaders unveiled two high-speed electric vehicle charging stations on Beacon Hill on Tuesday.<p>The stations are part of the …

Jenny Durkan

Alibaba, Foxconn Invest $350 Million in Chinese Car Startup

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Foxconn Technology Group led a new fundraising round by electric carmaker Xiaopeng Motors, …

China

BMW to challenge Tesla with super long-range electric SUV

BMW plans to produce a futuristic electric vehicle with a whopping 435 miles of range. That's enough to drive from Los Angeles to Phoenix and still …

Electric Vehicles

Audi smart home battery grid creates a 'virtual power plant'

Audi isn't going to let rival automakers like BMW and Tesla corner the market on home batteries. The German badge is testing a Smart Energy Network where solar-powered batteries not only help your home minimize use of the electrical grid, but talk to each other. The result is, as Audi put it, a …

<b>“The Future of Electric Vehicles Starts Today”</b><p><b>□ Displays cells, modules and battery packs using highly efficient, leading-edge material that can help</b> …

Self-driving cars will change your life more than you can ever imagine

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed an autonomous vehicle bill in September, signaling broad support for the emerging technology.<p>What's not to like about vehicles that are expected to help curtail automobile deaths, which hit a staggering 37,461 in 2016.<p>CNN spent more than a year …

CNN