Tag Archives: electric-cars

Report: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie allows Tesla to sell direct to consumers

Tesla Motors scored well recently in their current battle of challenging the classic automobile dealership hierarchy by selling directly to consumers, rather than setting up a dealership network to basically cut out the middle men. But because dealerships have such a strong presence and lots of lobbyists, many states passed legislation, banning the sale of […]

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The nanoFlowcell QUANT F gets fully revealed ahead of Geneva debut

Remember this nanoFlowcell QUANT F, the car claiming to run on saltwater? Well, we learned it doesn’t quite run on saltwater but an electro-chemical reaction involving the mixture in a system called a flow battery, where two chemical components (salt) are dissolved in catalyst liquids (water), but are separated by a membrane. Then what happens […]

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Video: Watch people’s reactions to the Tesla Model S P85D’s brutal acceleration

Tesla’s latest iteration of the Model S, or the P85D, has been taking the auto community by storm, mainly because it’s the most powerful Model S ever and because it’s an EV–all of that power is pretty much instantaneous. How much power are we talking? A combined output of 691hp and a dyno-approved 864 lb-ft […]

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Report: Porsche’s making an EV out of its new Pajun

We already know Porsche’s working on a new midsize sedan to slot below the Panamera, to better compete with the likes of the BMW 5-Series and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Now, AutoMotorundSport learned Porsche’s even on board with making an EV version of the highly-anticipated Pajun (as it’s being called right now) to compete with Tesla, despite Porsche […]

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Kia Soul EV offers up to 93-mile range, available for $26,200

Kia released specifications and pricing on their latest model, a compliance car, that like the standard Soul, resembles a milk carton when entirely white.  Starting at $33,700 (before the $7,500) tax credit, the car’s price is inline with other EVs, save for the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, which starts at $22,995 before the $7,500 tax credit. Under the […]

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Report: Tesla to offer a $35K car in 3 years, fully autonomous capability in 5

Though Tesla doesn’t seem to have any difficulty with selling its existing $70-90 Model S sedan, the company has an agenda to affect widespread change among the car-buying public. Though we’ve seen this through Elon Musk’s recent tweets about leaving their patents for all to use, the evidence that this is more than just an […]

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Report: Elon Musk pledges $1M to Tesla Museum after request from The Oatmeal

Not too long ago, famous cartoonist and comic writer, Matthew Inman–the founder of TheOatmeal.com, a very hilarious web comic–sent out a request for a donation to the Tesla Museum via Twitter, in addition to providing one of the best reviews for the Tesla Model S, pretty much ever. And recently, Inman blogged on his website […]

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BMW will peddle their wares at Goodwood, possibly let slip a new model

Over in the UK, plans are already afoot for the late June Goodwood festival of speed. Quite a few manufacturers will be flinging their cars around the storied racetrack, and BMW will be one of the few with an electric car that has ‘fricken laser beams for headlights. Though the first i8s will show up […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz to eventually offer an S-Class EV

Top Gear reportedly learned that Mercedes-Benz will eventually add an S-Class EV to the portfolio at some point. After speaking with Dr. Uwe Ernstberger, the doc confirmed that ” a complete electric car will be done in the future.” However, the model was described to be quite a ways away. “We have to work on the […]

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Report: Cadillac to unleash their full range of cars in Europe

Cadillac’s presence in Europe ten years ago was tentative, more recently, it’s been timid, but now, the American luxury brand plans a tumultuous presence across the pond. Why? Quite a few folk have bought their cars recently. Cadillac announced at Geneva that they will be offering everything from the ATS to the Escalade though the […]

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