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Report: Porsche’s Tesla Model S competitor gets detailed

Porsche’s been rumored to be working on a new Tesla Model S competitor and now, CAR Magazine learned the new model could be called the 717. But furthermore, the new EV should ride on a new MSB platform cooperatively developed with Porsche’s partners, either Audi or Volkswagen. The result is basically a four-door 911 with four-seats […]

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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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Report: Cadillac’s de Nysschen says to expect electrification of Caddies in the future

Cadillac’s president, Johan de Nysschen, reportedly spoke at a press conference at the Washington Auto Show last week to share that we could expect to see more electrified cars in the near future in Cadillac’s lineup. This is interesting to hear mainly since de Nysschen was initially against Audi’s initiative for plug-in vehicles when he […]

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Report: BMW to power all their cars primarily with electric motors in the future…?

A new report hails in from AutoCar, who heard that BMW is planning to make some drastic changes to their future lineup. How drastic? Well, one thing is for sure we love BMW for their ability–or past ability–to make some seriously fun-to-drive cars, including the epic power and drivetrains that just seem to work so harmoniously well together. But […]

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Report: Porsche rules out any possibility for a Tesla Model S competitor

AutoCar reports Porsche is scrapping any plans to compete with Tesla and the Model S as the Zuffenhausen automaker wants to focus more on its smaller Panamera model, the Pajun, which we’re still awaiting to this day. But this also doesn’t mean Porsche’s EV plans are done for entirely as the Pajun may get an […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz is apparently planning their own EV architecture

Mercedes-Benz is too hopping on the bandwagon for EVs as AutoBild reports Stuttgart is developing and researching their own EV architecture. According to the report, the Silver Arrow should approve a new $2.4 billion project to fund their research to build tow EV powertrains for two different sizes and for different applications. The first due date […]

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Tesla Motors commences real-world beta testing of Model S battery swaps in California

Tesla Motors officially announced to be launching its pilot program for Model S quick battery swaps in California and the automaker already began real-world beta testing. Beginning in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Tesla Model S sedans can now have their batteries swapped out faster than it takes to get a quick oil change or […]

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Report: Lexus fuel-cell LS due in 2016 on next-gen model

Australia media reports Lexus is preparing a production fuel-cell car that should be based on the next-generation LS, due sometime in 2016. According to the report from Motoring, the new Lexus LS fuel-cell should sit above the 600h hybrid model, which is expected to continue into the next generation. The powertrain is said to be an […]

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Video: Chevrolet teases the new 2016 Volt’s interior while demonstrating Regenerative Braking

Chevrolet is preparing themselves for a big reveal at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show next month–and that’s the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt, which moves into its second generation ever. That means all-new tech, an all-new design, more power, better efficiency, and improvements all around, or at least, we hope. Click here for more news on […]

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