Tag Archives: electric-vehicles

Report: The Audi R8 e-tron weighs 4,056lbs

AutoCar recently received some more details about the new Audi R8 e-tron, their idea of what an all-electric supercar should be. While the traditional gas Audi R8 receives a V10 in different degrees of tune, it only weighs 3,428lbs for the standard model while the S model weighs an impressive 3,205lbs. The e-tron version on […]

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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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Report: Audi’s new Q6 e-tron due in 2018 with 500hp

Audi is working overtime to launch some new models, one of which is this new highly-anticipated Q6 e-tron all-electric crossover, designed specifically to combat the new Tesla Motors Model X. The new all-electric Q6 is expected to don a serious EV powertrain. The base model should be offering 300hp and the mid-level model serving up […]

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The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf gets more accessible with a Limited Edition

Have you ever fancied the new all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf, but hated the fact that it was just a tad too expensive? No worries! Because Volkswagen has introduced a new version that’s $2,000 cheaper than the current model. It starts at $33,450 and is called the Limited Edition. It’s basically a more simplified version of the […]

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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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