Tag Archives: electric-vehicles

Report: Some details on the 2016 Chevrolet Volt surface

AutoBlog recently conducted a rundown of what’s currently known for the next-generation 2016 Chevrolet Volt. The new model is due at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show early next year and is promised to be more fuel and electrically efficient, according to GM’s executive vice president, Mark Reuss. The current Volt is rated at the equivalent […]

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Report: The Tesla Model X predicted to outsell competition of premium SUV market

Tesla’s new Model X crossover is making a big impression–so big in fact, that Morgan Stanley predicts the new Model X could do some serious damage to the competition in the premium SUV market segment. Check out more news on the Tesla Model X. According to The Los Angeles Times, the new Model X is even expected […]

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Report: Electronics giant LG confirms battery with 200 mile range, could be used by GM

Electronics giant LG and its CFO, Cho Suk-jeh, recently confirmed to Reuters of a new battery back that could allow certain EV models to travel more than 200 miles on a single charge. Suk-jeh didn’t say who will get the battery pack first, but previous rumors and speculation point to use by General Motors. Though, nothing has […]

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Report: Audi downplays R8 Plug-In Hybrid, R8 e-tron will be made to order

Audi was rumored to be working on some seriously electrified versions of the next-generation R8, including the all-EV R8 e-tron and the R8 Plug-In Hybrid. Click here for more news on the Audi R8. But in a new report from CarAdvice, word is that the R8 Plug-In Hybrid is a no-go while the R8 e-tron will […]

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BMW announces research and development for wireless inductive charging system

BMW officially announced to be working on a new wireless inductive charging system for their plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, like the i3 and the i8. The system is planned to arrive later this year and will consist of a floor-mounted base plate with a lightweight charging coil that sits at the bottom of the […]

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Report: Tesla’s new entry-level sedan to share little with current Model S

Tesla has been known to be in the works with several new models to expand its current portfolio. In addition to their highly-anticipated EV crossover, a BMW 3-Series fighter is also in the works. According to a new report from AutoCar, the new Tesla entry-level sedan will share little in common with the current Model S, […]

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Report: Audi developing suspension that generates power

According to the late Sir Isaac Newton, energy is neither created nor destroyed by his law of the conservation of energy. That said, energy is just converted into various forms and Audi is seriously taking this to heart. According to a new report from Britain’s AutoExpress, Audi is attempting to develop a suspension system that converts […]

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Report: Audi to offer a lineup of high-performance EVs

Word via Reuters is that Audi is going to be launching an entire new lineup dedicated to high-performance electric vehicles, which is expected to launch next year. The car expected to launch the new line is the highly-anticipated R8 e-tron sporting a range that’s estimated to hover around the 279 mile or 450 km mark. “Internal […]

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Report: Tesla working on a long wheelbase version of the Model S

A report is in from enthusiast site, Gas2.org, who apparently learned that Tesla Motors is preparing a long-wheelbase model to the Model S, which could out sometime later this year. This doesn’t sound unreasonable as long wheelbase models have been on the rise, particularly from demand in China, where the frivolous lot like to be chauffeured […]

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Report: Tesla Roadster could get an update, new model still a ways away

Jalopnik has learned that the last generation Tesla Roadster will be given an update, after hearing from Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk. Of course, details are limited, though Musk said: “We’re going to do something cool with the roadster later this year.” Obviously, since the Roadster ceased production, this could only mean that an intensive software […]

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