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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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New owner of Fisker is a Chinese billionaire, ready to go dry to compete against Tesla

Fisker is being put back in the game after a tumultuous start-up with an abusive CEO and problems with battery fires, thanks to Chinese billionaire and chairman and founder of China’s Wanxiang Group Corp., Lu Guanqiu. His list of accomplishments and appearances are nothing short of massive and after acquiring Fisker Automotive for less than […]

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Volkswagen confirms 2015 e-Golf for US shores later this year

Volkswagen got on the PR wire to inform the world that the 2015 all-electric e-Golf will be hitting our dealerships later this year in the fourth quarter. The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf is propelled by a 110hp electric motor also good for 199 lb-ft of torque. With an average range of 70-90 miles and weighing in […]

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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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2014 Chicago: Kia electrifies the Soul for 2015 in the Windy City

Kia finally revealed the all-electric version of the Soul at the Chicago Auto Show today for the 2015 model year. Building upon the Soul’s already profound success, Kia seeks to see if younger buyers are willing to experiment with EVs. None of the hip appeal of the Soul is lost as the 2015 Kia Soul […]

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Report: BMW’s executives think public chargers unimportant to success of EVs

WardsAuto reports that BMW’s board member, Herbert Deiss, does not think a sufficient public charging infrastructure is important to the success of the electric vehicle, which sort of like saying a good gasoline infrastructure isn’t important to the success of the internal combustion engine. Deiss referenced his own personal use of the company’s latest i3 […]

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