Electric Vehicles

Mechanics are Putting Electric Tesla Motors in Audis and Mazdas

Watch a formerly gas guzzling Audi S5 run whisper-quiet with a Tesla motor and battery.<p>You don’t have to own a Tesla to drive a Tesla—or, at least, a car that runs like one.<p>Elon Musk’s electric car company is notoriously grumpy about Tesla owners working on their own cars, but that hasn’t stopped …

Tesla

Elon Musk’s Vast Oil Conspiracy Ends With Saudi Billions

Elon Musk has always hated the fossil-fuel industry. His stated mission for Tesla Inc. is to hasten its demise, and more than once he’s blamed the …

Fossil Fuels

Scientists create battery that refuels electric cars in seconds

<b>Scottish scientists have developed a liquid battery which could charge electric cars in seconds.</b><p>A team at the University of Glasgow has created a prototype system that could revolutionise travel.<p>The technology uses a metal oxide - described by researchers as an "exotic rust" - that can be charged …

University of Glasgow

Tesla’s $35,000 Model 3 is still coming and with a new battery module design

One of the biggest complaints about the Tesla Model 3 is that it is yet to be available at the promised based price of $35,000.<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that it is the priority right now and a new battery module design is going to enable the production of the relatively affordable electric car.<p>The …

Tesla

How a Battery Breakthrough May Lead to Electric Cars That Charge in Seconds

Why "flow batteries" might be the answer.<p>An impediment to electric car adoption is the fact that they can take a long time to charge. That means for …

Clean Energy

Why Tesla is building city-sized batteries

Spinning flywheels, underground caves, damming up rivers<p>Say “battery,” and most people think of the device that powers our phones, our laptops, and — maybe if they’re being ambitious — our electric vehicles. But it’s time to think bigger: at their core, batteries are simply a way to store energy, …

Tesla

Autos : Tesla Model S P90D

Ollie Marriage had the opportunity to take the wheel of the Tesla Model S P90D. The American carmaker’s flagship saloon features dual electric motors …

Top Gear

Electric vehicle owners face unexplained insurance hit

The latest research shows that EV drivers are being forced to pay higher insurance rates.<p>Owners of electric cars in the UK are getting charged up to …

Car Insurance

Finally, a standard for electric bike range

Electric bike range is probably one of the most volatile things in the entire pedelec business. From spec sheets to the street, figures vary so much …

Customers

Meet the Sur-Ron Light Bee Long-Range E-Bike

Is it a bicycle? Is it a motorcycle? It’s the Sur-Ron Light Bee!Electric bikes are a good compromise between bicycles and scooters or mopeds. You …

USDOT

Watch a Hellcat-Stuffed Toyota Prius Smoke a Dodge Challenger SRT Demon on the Drag Strip

The 840-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is terrifying, no matter the circumstances. It was made to be a drag-strip nightmare, and it is—as far …

Sports Cars

Tencent-Backed Chinese EV Maker Seeks $1.8 Billion U.S. IPO

NIO Inc., the electric-car maker backed by technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd., filed for a $1.8 billion initial public offering as it gears up to …

Mergers & Acquisitions

Elon Musk Tweets Another Surprise, Saying Goldman and Silver Lake Are Tesla Advisers

Electric-car maker’s CEO and the investment firms hadn’t completed any financial deals, though<p>Elon Musk again caught the financial world by surprise with an announcement on Twitter about his desire to take Tesla Inc. private, this time revealing a list of advisers before arrangements with all of …

Tesla

Hyundai Kona electric SUV’s price range revealed

India is one of the fastest growing markets for Hyundai globally. It includes 15% of the company’s total global production. After establishing a …

Electric SUV

Production BMW iNext Model to Have Various Performance Levels

The BMW iNext model is going to be an important addition to the company’s roster. Ever since the car was announced, officials from BMW were adamant …

BMW

Brompton Electric – First ride

<b>Britain’s best loved, best selling bike just went Electric. There will be many of you reading this that have never ridden an e-bike before (and</b> …

Bicycle Racing

Finnish to Start with the RMK E2 Electric Motorcycle

The RMK E2 Electric Motorcycle is an ambitious first product from a Finnish startup company. The E2 starts out as an innovation because of its …

Motorcycles

Tesla chief Elon Musk imploding?

After CEO Elon Musk announced possible plans to take Tesla private in a Twitter post, experts have been scratching their heads, with some saying the seemingly rash decision has hurt his credibility among the business community.<p>“From a brand-reputation perspective, this does feel like a misstep,” …

Tesla

Engineering Explained Dives Into EV Torque Versus Gas HP

<b>Takes us for some quick rides</b>When we talk about cars and their performance, the terms horsepower and torque always get tossed about. But what do …

Nissan Leaf

Engage, Extend And Explore. But Forget About Evernote Eliminating Email

Ten years on from its official launch as an iPhone note-taking app, Evernote has a serious case of the E’s.<p>Famous to a cult band of followers for Mads, its elephant logo, and the slogan: “Remember everything,” the company has launched its first brand refresh, courtesy of DesignStudio, whose other …

Productivity

‘He’s A Liability’: Analyst Claims Musk Is Begging For Tesla’s Board To Pull The Plug

1:01 PM 08/14/2018<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk is making the case for his own departure from the company he created as the tech billionaire’s behavior becomes …

Tesla

Chinese Electric-Car Startup Nio Files For $1.8 Billion U.S. IPO

It would be the largest U.S. stock market listing ever by a Chinese automaker.<p>Nio<p>Stephen EdelsteinView Stephen Edelstein's …

Stock Markets

Tesla’s Model S Is the Best-Selling Luxury Sedan in America

In a letter to investors yesterday, Tesla Motors said deliveries of its Model S electric sedan grew 76% in the fourth quarter. It also published a …

Tesla

Tesla: Um, What About Q3?

To go private or not to go private? That is the question for Tesla (TSLA), and it could also be the title for this week's episode of the soap opera …

Business

Faraday Future’s FF 91 starts down the assembly line

EV startup Faraday Future (FF) has announced that the first complete body-in-white for its upcoming FF 91 luxury EV has initiated full-vehicle …

CES

Saudi Arabia starts to weaponize its wealth

Here's a subject that Elon Musk might think twice about before tweeting.<p>Resource-rich Saudi Arabia, which in recent months amassed a $2 billion stake …

Opinion

Chinese Tesla rival Nio files to raise $1.8 billion in US IPO

Tesla may be looking to go private, but Chinese rival Nio is going the other way after it filed to raise $1.8 billion in an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.<p>Nio was started in 2014, initially as NextCar, by Bin Li, an entrepreneur who founded online automotive services platform Bitauto. The …

Customers

11-year-old Chinese boy builds homemade go-kart

An 11-year-old Chinese boy from the city of Quzhou in Zhejiang has built a homemade go-kart during his summer vacation, reports the Qianjiang Evening …

Homemade

2019 Audi e-tron prototype first ride: Soothingly familiar

At 5 o’clock in the morning, the only sound heard at the summit of Pikes Peak, 14,114 feet above sea level, is the ceaseless whipping of the wind. …

Autos

Here’s a real robot electric car fast-charging station like the one Tesla has been promising for years

Do you remember when Tesla unveiled a metal snake robot Supercharger that can automatically plug into your car?<p>The device was supposed to be added to Supercharger stations as part of Tesla autonomous driving ambitions in order to enable self-driving cars to recharge without anyone have to …

Autos