The Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV, the luxury carmaker's first all-electric vehicle, comes with a noteworthy quirk. The I-Pace makes fake engine noises whenever the driver steps on the throttle, in an attempt to evoke the emotions associated with gasoline engines.
Car Tech June 16, 2018
The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak was built specifically to break the electric car record on the famous Pikes Peak course in Colorado. The electric supercar is said to be faster than a Formula One racer.
Car Tech April 23, 2018
Range anxiety is one of the biggest concerns of consumers when it comes to electric vehicles. Porsche will look to solve this problem for the Porsche Mission E by equipping its dealerships in the United States with fast charging stations.
Car Tech March 1, 2018
The Ferrari SUV will happen despite previous statements that the iconic brand will never make one. The Ferrari electric supercar, meanwhile, will challenge the new Tesla Roadster.
Car Tech January 17, 2018
Ford is doubling down on its commitment to electrify its vehicle fleet and plans to invest $11 billion in electric vehicle technology. The automaker announced it will roll out 40 fully electric and hybrid vehicles by 2022.
Car Tech January 16, 2018
Byton's electric SUV concept, showcased at CES 2018, looks very modest compared to how other concept electric vehicles look. However, everything changes when you take a look inside, starting with the massive 49-inch touchscreen.
Car Tech January 8, 2018
The new Tesla Roadster was unveiled after the Tesla Semi electric truck, and the electric supercar stole the show. It will be the fastest production car ever made, but the question is if it would arrive on time.
Car Tech November 18, 2017
Wall Street Journal sources say that Tesla has struck a deal with China to build a factory in Shanghai's free trade zone, which will increase the electric car maker's declining sales in the country.
Business Tech October 23, 2017
The Tesla Model X outraced the Lamborghini Aventador SV in a drag race arranged by DragTimes. The electric SUV zoomed through a quarter mile in 11.4 seconds, setting a new world record for the fastest SUV over that distance.
Car Tech August 23, 2017
Tesla is going all-in on its mass-market electric vehicle, the Model 3. The company is looking to raise about $1.5 billion to ramp up Model 3 production and has reduced the price of the Model X electric SUV by $3,000.
Car Tech August 8, 2017
British car company Electric Classic Cars transformed a 1979 Porsche 911 SC Targa into an electric vehicle. The vintage car was fitted with a pair of electric motors powered by a 54 kWh battery pack from a Tesla Roadster.
Car Tech August 7, 2017
After months of hype, Tesla has finally unveiled the Model 3 - its affordable electric vehicle geared for the masses. Tesla also just proved that it’s not just your average electric car company.
Car Tech July 29, 2017
Lucid Motors could be the best Tesla challenger so far, as the prototype of the Lucid Air reached speeds of 235 miles per hour. The Tesla Model S, in comparison, has a top speed of 155 miles per hour.
Car Tech July 11, 2017
Tesla CEO Elon Musk shared a picture of the first production Model 3 ever built. With the mass-market electric vehicle finally hitting roads soon, is it time for customers to start thinking about purchasing an electric car?
Car Tech July 9, 2017
Volvo has confirmed that it will begin introducing new electric vehicle models starting 2019, offering five models in all by 2021. The automaker’s commitment comes as EVs take the automobile industry by storm.
Car Tech July 5, 2017
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the Model 3 is all set to enter production this Friday, two weeks ahead of schedule. The first 30 Model 3 preorder customers will get their cars later this month.
Car Tech July 3, 2017
Spokespersons for Toyota revealed that the biggest carmaker in Japan has sold its remaining stake in Tesla. Toyota and Tesla, previously partners, are now rivals in the burgeoning electric car industry.
Car Tech June 5, 2017
Tesla CEO Elon Musk shared several exciting details about the upcoming Model Y. The electric compact SUV is expected to start production as early as late 2019, and will be as affordable as the Model 3.
Car Tech May 5, 2017
Workhorse Group unveiled its hybrid pickup truck, dubbed the W-15 at the ACT Expo event. The vehicle would feature a 60 kWh battery along with a BMW-sourced gas engine.
Car Tech May 3, 2017
Tesla has made several adjustments to the price tags of its electric vehicles, including reducing the price of the Model S 75 and Model S 75D. The company's cheapest vehicle for now, the Model S 75, costs only $69,500.
Car Tech April 18, 2017
Lucid Motors just publicly unveiled the prototype of its first Lucid Air model, but experts already believe that Tesla’s luxury electric vehicle line has met its match.
Car Tech March 24, 2017
Tesla announces a halt in the production of the more affordable Model S 60 and 60D in April 2017 after offering them for only one year.
Car Tech March 19, 2017
Tesla has become the sweetheart of the electric vehicle market and the stakes are high. While the future Tesla Model Y (based on Model 3) is still a mystery for now, a render now envisions what it could look like.
Car Tech March 16, 2017
Volvo has officially confirmed a 2019 release schedule for its first EV, with the vehicle tipped to hover between $35,000 to $40,000. The vehicle is said to offer at least 250 miles of range on a single charge.
Car Tech March 14, 2017
Tesla CEO Elon Musk previously hinted that a solar roof option could be offered for the upcoming Model 3 electric vehicle. The idea was initially met with disbelief, but new technology revealed by Panasonic could make it possible.
Car Tech March 2, 2017
Faraday Future announced that it is also participating in the Exhibition Class division of the Pikes Peak race where it will fight the Tesla Model S P100D. The race is an open category usually reserved for non-traditional vehicles.
Car Tech February 28, 2017
Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla is mulling the expansion of a scheme that will eliminate recurring car insurance and maintenance bills. The custom insurance will match the insurance cost to the Autopilot development.
Car Tech February 26, 2017
Tesla appeared to have achieved a breakthrough in the production of its battery packs. Through its Gigafactory, it is able to take advantage of the economies of scale to drive down cost.
Car Tech February 22, 2017
Lightning Motorcycles aims to extend the range of its all-electric motorcycle in an attempt to become the Tesla of the two-wheeled electric vehicle world -- and it is entirely possible.
Car Tech February 19, 2017
Tesla has long been mulling an Indian expansion and it's apparently getting closer to sealing the deal. In response to a user query, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he's hoping to launch Tesla in India as soon as this summer.
Business Tech February 8, 2017
Elon Musk declared that Tesla will introduce major hardware revisions every 12 to 18 months. He claimed that this is the best way to ensure that the company keeps innovating.
Car Tech January 23, 2017
A lengthy report by Business Insider revealed that Faraday Future is 'in shambles,' according to eight unnamed sources. The electric car company, once hyped as a legitimate challenger to Tesla Motors, is possibly facing insurmountable challenges.
Car Tech January 19, 2017
Samsung SDI, the battery division of Samsung, unveiled a new battery for electric vehicles at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The battery looks to solve the concern of range anxiety among consumers.
Car Tech January 11, 2017
While Elon Musk and Tesla are moving forward and innovating electric vehicles, Tesla's arch rival Faraday Future unveiled the FF91 at CES 2017. From the looks of it, the FF91 seems to be a worthy opponent of the Model X.
Car Tech January 8, 2017
The launch of Faraday Future's FF 91 at CES has been marred by an embarassing technical glitch involving its auto valet feature. It threatens to eclipse the cool technologies that the potential Tesla rival has announced.
Automotive Tech January 5, 2017
Faraday Future has finally unveiled its first production model, the FF 91, in a press event at CES 2017. The electric vehicle, said to be shipping in 2018, packs impressive specifications and features.
Car Tech January 4, 2017
Tesla has released a software update that effectively throttles the Autopilot system, forcing its EVs to follow the speed limit. The rollout is staggered with some owners reporting that they have received the firmware mid-December.
Car Tech December 23, 2016
Tesla expects that the fee for leaving fully-charged EVs connected to charging stations will make its Superchargers more efficient. According to the company, the policy is designed to achieve wider customer happiness and not based on profit.
Car Tech December 17, 2016
BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen formed a joint venture to install a fast-charging EV network in Europe to counter 'range anxiety.' The automakers will roll out 400 EV charging stations at first, with thousands of charge points to follow by 2020.
Car Tech November 30, 2016
BMW has been working on updating its i3 electric vehicle, and a new model set to launch next year will reportedly sport notable improvements. The BMW i3 for 2017 will reportedly be redesigned and feature an increased mile range.
Car Tech November 27, 2016
Chrysler wants to revolutionize the family minivan segment again with the impending release of the Pacifica Hybrid. It marries EV technology with the comfort and stability of the new Pacifica minivan range to produce a green, stylish and reliable vehicle.
Car Tech November 17, 2016
Vespa's newly unveiled electric scooter burnishes Italian craftsmanship with green technology. It could hit the streets in the latter part of 2017 with a steeper price tag than classic Vespa models.
Car Tech November 9, 2016
Germany passed a resolution that calls to ban the sales of new cars with internal combustion engines by 2030. Two of the country's biggest carmakers, Volkswagen and Daimler, have already started their push into the electric car industry.
Car Tech October 10, 2016
Maserati engineering chief Roberto Fedeli believes that the luxury automaker can unveil an electric vehicle by 2019. Fedeli then went on to fire shots against Tesla Motors and its current products.
Car Tech October 8, 2016
Apple might not be buying McLaren, but new rumors suggest that it is now looking to acquire Lit Motors. The startup is developing the C-1, which is a self-balancing and all-electric motorcycle.
Apple September 23, 2016