Tag Archives: electric-vehicles

Report: Study finds EVs depreciate faster

In the current heyday of cars like the Nissan Leaf, interest in the cars is strong as a result of usable real world commuting range, and with charging stations becoming more plentiful near the urban centers for which EVs were designed, things should be looking up for this new chapter in motoring history. It is […]

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Report: Tesla updates Model S software amidst worries over unsafe charging

Today saw the next chapter in the fight between electric car makers and their sometimes fiery batteries: Tesla has offered a mandatory software update to alleviate concerns at some level that their cars have a tendency to be set alight by simple things such as charging or roadway debris. Earlier this year, two Tesla Model […]

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Report: Ford trademarks “Model E” name, could suggest new entry-level EV

Word through enthusiast site FordAuthority is that the Dearborn automaker has just filed trademark rights for the name, “Model E.” Judging by the name, it could potentially suggest that a new mass-market EV could be on the way. Consider this: Ford was originally famous for name their models with “Model,” such as the famous Model […]

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Report: General Motors in the works with a new compact EV, to have a 200-mile range

During an exclusive interview with GM’s current CEO, Dan Akerson, amidst the appointment of the American auto giant’s new leader, Mary Barra, Akerson disclosed that General Motors is in the works with a new compact EV. Details were kept to a minimum, but the new model was described to offer a range of around 200 […]

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2014 BMW 2-Series pricing announced, confirms all debuts at Detroit next month,

BMW announced their auto show plans for the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, which will include showcasing the all-new M3 Sedan, M4 Coupe, the i3 and i8 in production form, and the all-new 2-Series Coupe. Speaking of which, in the same announcement, the Munich-based automaker confirmed that the 2014 BMW 2-Series Coupe starts at $33,025 for […]

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Report: Tesla planning a pickup model to compete with Ford F150

Elon Musk continues to be aggressive with his business strategies and product planning. To add to the fiasco, Musk apparently confirmed to be planning a new pickup to add to Tesla Motors’ portfolio. Buisiness Insider recently spoke with the CEO, who claimed the model could go directly against the Ford F150. Specifics were obviously withheld, […]

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2013 Tokyo: Mitsubishi offers a third concept to add to the crossover possibility list w/ video

The Montero has been gone for too long for some from the US market and we may be looking at indications of what its replacement may be. As indicated in the video clip, the concept comes with electronic rear suicide doors, a glowing blue touch interface down the center of the cabin, plug in hybrid […]

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2013 Tokyo: Mitsubishi showcases the XR-PHEV Concept, another hybridized crossover pitch w/ video

Mitsubishi’s biggest contribution to the US auto market is not one of their sedans, but the Outlander compact SUV; that car is to be retired in not too long and Mitsubishi is throwing out hints at what the next equivalent may be like with the XR-PHEV concept. Lots of chrome and LED headlights akin to […]

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2013 Tokyo: Nissan brings some new EV concepts to Tokyo

Nissan has sold over 87,00 copies of their LEAF electric hatchback and is now branching out to different markets by adapting an existing van, updating the LEAF in two variants, and releasing two new concepts at this year’s Tokyo Auto Show. Nissan released a sports car concept, but perhaps more interestingly, they are offering something […]

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Volkswagen reveals its electrified E-Golf for North America, due at LA this year

Volkswagen will officially be jumping on the electric vehicle bandwagon by introducing their first mass-produced electric vehicle at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show in the coming weeks. That said, the brand just revealed and confirmed their latest EV, which will take form as an electrified Golf. Due in the last quarter of 2014, the […]

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