Tag Archives: electric-vehicles

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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Report: BMW sets its sites directly on Tesla with an i5 and i7

BMW isn’t taking kindly to Tesla Motors, especially since they’re working overtime to build a competing brand under their i lineup along with supporting infrastructure, like a network of fast EV chargers to combat Tesla Motors’ Supercharger network. Now, BMW wants to tighten their aim even more with a Tesla Model S and Model X […]

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Report: GM and Ford apparently mulling electric pickups

Electric vehicles are definitely more popular than say, when GM killed the electric car in the 1990s. But if you notice one big pattern, none of the current EVs today are available in big, bulky, SUV and pickup truck forms. And that’s just simply because the two concepts clash quite terribly: EVs are built to […]

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Report: BMW plans Supercharger network to compete with Tesla

BMW isn’t liking what Tesla Motors has been doing recently, stealing a very solid portion of the luxury EV sedan pie with the Model S. Soon the Model X crossover will be here and the demand for charging stations is going to skyrocket. Tesla is prepared however, as they’re working on their own Supercharger charging […]

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Report: Audi working on new Tesla sedan rival with 280 mile range

AutoExpress was able to sit down with Audi at the LA Auto Show last week and there, they learned Audi is planning a new EV sedan to rival the Tesla Model S. After speaking with Audi’s technical development head, Ulrich Hackenberg, word is the new EV should offer a 280-mile range on a full charge and […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: Chevrolet teases the next-gen Volt at event in LA

Amid all of the press and exposure going on at the Staples Center this year for the LA Auto Show, Chevrolet sought to get as much of the action as they could by teasing the new Volt at a fan event recently. Chevrolet confirmed on their press site that the new second generation Volt is […]

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