REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 14:13

Mahindra Electric Accelerates Product Development of Electric Vehicles Through Digital Simulation

Mahindra Electric has performed the complete thermal, structural, electromagnetic interference, electromagnetic compatibility (EMI-EMC) of critical parts like battery enclosures, battery management......

Mahindra Electric Accelerates Product Development of Electric Vehicles Through Digital Simulation

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Mahindra To Launch Three Electric Vehicles By 2021 The FAME II (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles) scheme came as reassurance for electric carmakers and reaffirmed that EVs are at the top of the government's agenda. Furthermore,......
2019-08-08, 17:00

UK Car Sector Accelerates Towards Electric Future Britain's auto industry, seeking to swerve Brexit obstacles, is accelerating toward electrification as consumers shun high-polluting diesels, driven by rapid advances in technology and greener......
2019-07-21, 12:00

The Big Obstacle on the Road to Electric Vehicles The lithium-ion battery is a complex industrial product, not just another component in the consumer electronics supply chain. This inconvenient truth is a major obstacle on the global auto industry’s road to an electric future....
2019-07-18, 17:52

Ford's Finally Getting Serious About Electric Vehicles Ford’s big EV play, drama at the United Auto Workers negotiations, and some more executive-level intrigue at Renault-Nissan. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, September 3, 2019....
2019-09-03, 18:13

Standardise batteries on electric vehicles | Letters Richard Snape says drivers should be able to exchange a depleted battery for a fully charged one at a service station. Plus Adrian Townsend questions the wisdom of recommending a new Oxford-to-Cambridge motorwayI think the National Infrastructure Commission is on the wrong track (Letters, 1 June). T...
2019-06-04, 19:00

Budget 2019: Electric Vehicles To Get More Affordable The NDA 2.0 government made some major announcements for pushing electric mobility in India as part of the Union Budget 2019. While the Indian auto sector did not witness any dramatic changes in tax......
2019-07-05, 18:13

No fully electric M cars until at least 2025, says BMW development boss Weight of batteries is too great to create a true performance car at present, claims Klaus Frohlich BMW M cars will not go fully electric until they can offer comparable track or fast road driving experiences to today’s cars, according to the firm’s head of development, Klaus Fröhlich. Asked why th...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Government Has Not Set A Deadline To Launch Electric Vehicles: Report The country's auto industry has been caught in the middle of slowing economic growth that has led to a slump in demand for vehicles, forced plant shutdowns and large layoffs....
2019-08-21, 16:13

BMW and Jaguar Land Rover team up on electric vehicles Jaguar Land Rover and BMW are partnering to build a new generation of motors for the pair's electric vehicles. Both companies will jointly develop the technology, and work to use their combined size to make component purchases cheaper. But each busin......
2019-06-05, 23:39

Opinion: Electric vehicles will change how all cars look forever As automakers race to electrify their model lineups, the competition to stand out has never been greater. Luckily, thanks to electrification, the opportunities to develop new designs are abundant. But if automakers want to succeed, designers need to seize these new opportunities and start developing...
2019-09-02, 20:13

India plans to exempt electric vehicles from registration fee India has issued draft rules to exempt electric vehicles from paying registration fee, the government said in a statement on Wednesday, as it looks to cut its dependence on fossil fuels....
2019-06-19, 20:26

Ford partners with VW on electric vehicles, self-driving cars Ford and Volkswagen AG will expand their alliance to include electric vehicles and collaborate with Argo AI to develop self-driving vehicles, the companies announced Friday....
2019-07-13, 03:13

India has not set deadline to launch electric vehicles: official The Indian government has not set a deadline to launch electric vehicles or to ban manufacturing of petrol and diesel cars, a government official said on Wednesday....
2019-08-21, 16:13

Battle to Power Electric Vehicles Reaches Sweden Swedish upstart Northvolt is aiming to become the prime provider of batteries to Europe’s makers of electric and hybrid cars, but faces tough competition from Asian tech giants....
2019-09-14, 20:52

India Has Not Set Deadline To Launch Electric Vehicles: Report The Indian government has not set a deadline to launch electric vehicles or to ban manufacturing of petrol and diesel cars, a government official said on Wednesday....
2019-08-21, 12:13

India proposes tax benefits for electric vehicles to promote sales India proposed tax waivers on Friday on the purchase of electric vehicles and removed import taxes on some auto components to help boost sales and reduce its dependence on fossil fuels....
2019-07-05, 17:26

Hero MotoCorp Proposes Realistic Roadmap For Electric Vehicles Hero MotoCorp Chairman Pawan Munjal has appealed to the government to adopt a cautious, clear and realistic approach for adoption of electric vehicles....
2019-06-11, 19:39

Will millions of electric vehicles disrupt Germany's power grid? Over the coming decade, Germany's electricity grid will need upgrades to enable it to recharge tens of millions of electric cars. Rather than being worried, experts seem to be looking forward to the technical challenge....
2019-09-04, 06:39

Flipkart to Replace 40 Percent of Its Delivery Vans With Electric Vehicles Flipkart said late Thursday it plans to replace nearly 40 percent of its current fleet of delivery vans with electric vehicles (EVs) by March 2020, as part of its efforts to cut down on its carbon......
2019-06-28, 11:00

Toyota to invest $2 billion in developing electric vehicles in Indonesia Toyota Motor Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles (EVs) in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles, Indonesia's coordinating ministry for maritime affairs said....
2019-06-27, 19:26

ABB Ready To Bring In Fast Chargers For Electric Vehicles To India ABB already has more than 10,000 direct-current fast charging stations installed in 73 countries, and India houses one of the largest locations of R&D and engineering in the ABB universe....
2019-06-21, 17:13

BMW Is Playing It Safe With Electric Cars, and Its Development Chief Makes No Apologies For That BMW’s CEO Harald Krüger is stepping down from his job after just four years, in part for coming under fire for the company’s slow transition to electric vehicles. Though BMW got an early head start on electrification with cars like the i3 and i8, it didn’t capitalize on that lead with more potent EV...
2019-07-09, 19:26

Union Budget 2019: Government Recommends Reduction Of GST From 12% To 5% On Electric Vehicles The Union Budget for 2019 has been announced and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made a number of promises for the overall development of the country's economy. While there haven't been major......
2019-07-05, 12:39

Asian Cities Turn To Electric Vehicles In Anti-Pollution Drive Asian cities are switching to electric vehicles in a bid to tackle worsening air quality, cut climate changing emissions, and expand their public transport networks, climate experts said on Friday....
2019-09-07, 11:00

Renault forms Chinese electric vehicles venture with Jiangling Motors Renault has formed a joint venture partnership with Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) to target the Chinese electric vehicles (EV) market, in a deal which will also see Renault take a 50% stake in the new venture....
2019-07-17, 10:39

Skoda Launches New iV Sub-Brand; Marks Entry Into The World Of Electric Vehicles The first two allelectric vehicles based on Volkswagen Groups MEB modular electric car platform will be introduced in 2020, one of which will be a production version of the VISION iV SUV coup study....
2019-05-24, 11:39

Tesla posts $408 million loss despite increasing sales of electric vehicles Under pressure to minimize losses and lift sales, CEO Elon Musk has said that demand is strong despite concerns about Tesla's sustainability.       ...
2019-07-25, 01:26

European lithium projects gain attention amid push toward electric vehicles European lithium projects are making a fresh push for capital, eager to supply the white metal to a burgeoning network of battery manufacturers and electric vehicle makers across the continent, the world's second-largest EV market after China....
2019-06-14, 01:26

Full-year India budget invests in roads, rails, electric vehicles The administration of newly re-elected India Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled its full-year budget Friday, as the government tries to stimulate a sluggish economy and contain historic unemployment....
2019-07-05, 21:39

Domino’s will begin delivering pizzas with electric, self-driving vehicles this fall in Houston Customers will be able to track orders, which are to be sent out in the pill-bug-like vehicles from Silicon Valley start-up Nuro, via the restaurant chain’s app....
2019-06-18, 07:01

Ford and Volkswagen have inked a deal to share technology for electric and autonomous vehicles (F, VW) Ford Motor Company Ford and Volkswagen will collaborate on electric and autonomous vehicle technologies. The new framework will be an extension of last year's partnership on commercial vehicles. Both companies declined to give any more details, but said the talks are productive and ongoing. Visi...
2019-07-05, 23:52

Sahara Group To Sell Electric Vehicles Under New Brand Sahara Evols Sahara Group has announced its foray into the automobile sector under the brand name 'Sahara Evols'. The business venture will offer a wide range of electric vehicles (EVs) along with advanced allied......
2019-06-07, 03:00

Huawei accelerates Android replacement tests after seven years of development work The world's number one manufacturer of telecommunications equipment and number two smartphone vendor is under siege from all sides of the mobile industry as a result of mounting US political pressure, but both officially and unofficially, Huawei has repeatedly suggested contingency plans are in plac...
2019-06-11, 16:39

Mahindra To Launch BS6 Compliant Vehicles In Next Few Months Mahindra confirms that it will be launching BS6 compliant engines in its models this year. The BS6 petrol models will be launched in the next 2-3 months while the diesel BS6 models will be launched......
2019-06-03, 11:39

Elon Musk: 'The Simulation, The Simulation, The Simulation' A young woman wanted to know how much she needed to beg to take a selfie with him. A young man wanted to know if he could get his CyberPunk 2077 hat autographed. These are the kind of questions people were asking Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tes......
2019-06-14, 03:39

Temenos acquires Kony for its digital banking product The Switzerland-based banking software company is aiming to step up its presence in the US, where addressable market for digital front office banking software is $9 billion....
2019-08-29, 00:52

JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products that have defined the market for listed options.The...
2019-05-22, 05:01

TEST QA JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products that have defined the market for listed options.The...
2019-05-22, 05:01

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to their benefit, and taking active measures to boost...
2019-05-21, 14:32

The Next-Gen BMW i8 Could Go All-Electric The current BMW i8 models (the coupe and the roadster) are hybrids, using a three-cylinder engine and an electric motor to power all four wheels. The next generation i8, however, might just ditch the reliance on gasoline once and for all....
2019-05-21, 17:52

There's now a Razer electric SUV, of course For the gamer who has everything, we present to you the NIO ES6 Night Explorer Limited Edition, the unholy offspring of a Razer gaming laptop and an electric SUV. It has some of the features you'd expect from a Razer product -- like neon green brandi......
2019-08-02, 22:26

GM electric pickup? GM executives have said an electric pickup is in the works, but there's not much more to say than that at this point. Whether the pickup will be powered by fuel cells, which was previously rumored, and the energy source for a military prototype GM made, or a battery also remains in question. The zer...
2019-08-04, 16:52

GM electric pickup GM executives have said an electric pickup is in the works, but there's not much more to say than that at this point. Whether the pickup will be powered by fuel cells, which was previously rumored, and the energy source for a military prototype GM made, or a battery also remains in question. The zer...
2019-07-24, 02:26

Inside Volkswagen's all-electric ID.3 While the exterior of a car is important (no one wants to drive an ugly car), the interior is where you spend most of your time. While the powertrain (electric) and design (a smoother Golf) of the ID.3 are what people initially think of when they see......
2019-09-11, 23:26

GM ponders an electric Hummer The chatter about an electric Hummer comes as GM aims to shift from a conventional, gasoline-powered-vehicle maker into what CEO Mary Barra calls an “all-electric future.” A revived Hummer with an electric powertrain is one of many options GM is exploring....
2019-06-17, 21:26

The electric flight era is closer than you think Electric planes have been talked about as a possibility for many years, but now they're on the tarmac and even up in the air. So can the world's jet-setters start preparing to actually fly electric?...
2019-06-28, 13:26

Top 10 Best Electric Cars 2019 We run down the very best affordable electric city cars, superminis and famliy hatchbacks on sale in Britain today Electric cars are more popular today than they have ever been. And why wouldn’t they be? An electric vehicle (EV) lets you travel in silence and produces zero emissions. You don't have...
2019-05-21, 14:52

The Electric Mini Cooper SE Is a Lot of Fun. But Is That Enough? This new electric Mini Cooper SE is a perfect example of what BMW’s trying to do with EVs today, and also unintentionally, the shortcomings of its approach....
2019-08-01, 02:52

Buy Committee: Which Electric Kettle Should I Buy? For the perfect cup of coffee, you primarily need two things: great beans and the right amount of water at the perfect temperature. The latter can be easily achieved with an electric kettle....
2019-06-15, 02:39

New hot Audi e-tron S electric SUV on the way News 29 May, 2019 A performance version of the all-electric Audi e-tron SUV is likely to hit showrooms next year, with a circa five-second 0-62mph time...
2019-05-29, 13:52

Check out Porsche's first electric car Porsche unveiled its first electric car, called the Taycan, Wednesday. The car was introduced in two high-performance versions, the 670 horsepower Taycan Turbo and the 751 horsepower Taycan Turbo S....
2019-09-05, 12:26

New all-electric Peugeot e-208 on sale now News 22 Aug, 2019 The pure-electric e-208 supermini looks set to upstage the Renault Zoe with a 211-mile range and a starting price of £25,050...
2019-08-22, 18:00

MG eZS Electric SUV Will Be Made In India After the MG Hector, the next launch from the company will be the MG eZS which is a pure electric SUV and will be launched in December this year. The good news is that it will be manufactured in......
2019-06-05, 17:13

GM Considering To Revive Hummer By Going Electric General Motors is mulling to revive the iconic Hummer brand, albeit as an all-electric offering as part of its electric vehicle plans for the next decade....
2019-06-18, 14:52

The Morning After: Razer's electric SUV Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! There are some new details about Apple's credit card to pore over and an appropriately tricked-out SUV from Razer. Also, we'll recap some of last week's most popular stories like the con......
2019-08-03, 17:13

Electric Airplanes Start to Take Off With urban commuters in their sights, aviation startups and major players are exploring ways to accelerate the takeoff of electric-powered short-haul aircraft....
2019-07-15, 17:39

The Best Electric Toothbrushes in 2019 Dental hygiene will never be fun, but it can at least be easy. Here are the best electric toothbrushes we've tested from Burst, Quip, and Philips Sonicare....
2019-08-17, 15:13

All-electric aviation? It’s closer than you may think Commercial aviation is responsible for about two per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, but there is a potential solution over the hazy horizon — electric aircraft....
2019-07-13, 04:26

The Honda E Is the Electric Car I've Been Waiting For If you want an electric car, there are the Teslas, which are nice but too expensive, much like the BMW i3. There is the Honda Clarity, which is insanely boring, like the Chevy Bolt and Volt and Nissan Leaf and Hyundai Ioniq. Then there is the Fiat 500e, which is getting closer to what you want. Beca...
2019-07-02, 23:52

All ministerial cars to be electric by 2030 News 13 Jun, 2019 A quarter of the Government Car Service’s vehicles will be fully electric by 2022, with the entire fleet being EV-only by 2030...
2019-06-13, 16:26

Polestar is the biggest new kid on the electric car block For the past few years, if you wanted to buy a luxury electric vehicle, you really could only find one company selling them. But now many other automakers are coming for Tesla’s high-end, battery-powered market, and so consumers that don’t live and breathe car statistics will have to d...
2019-09-04, 22:39

Electric scooters will be available to rent soon in Tucson The city of Tucson is launching an electric scooter program to test the viability of scooters as a mobility option in Tucson. The Tucson Department of Transportation is going to test and observe the option and demand for scooters over a six-month time frame. Residents and visitors will be able to l...
2019-09-05, 08:52

BMW joins electric scooter market BMW has joined Volkswagen in launching an electric scooter. The 799-euro ($890) scooter is similar to those offered by sharing services Bird Rides and LimeBike....
2019-05-24, 22:26

Lotus goes all electric with $2M halo Evija Lotus, aiming to reestablish itself as a global engineering and sports car powerhouse under its new parent, Chinese automaker Geely, is introducing a new halo, the Evija full-electric hypercar with nearly 2,000 hp....
2019-07-17, 14:13

40 electric cars you'll see on the road by 2025 Rimac While electric vehicles aren't posting big sales numbers yet, auto companies are making significant investments in them. Both new and traditional car manufacturers plan to release electric vehicles in the coming years. Some of the vehicles have specs and tech features that exceed most gas-pow...
2019-07-12, 06:13

This Is How Rimac Builds Its All-Electric Hypercars Croatian electric supercar company Rimac has been building its reputation as one of the leading expertises on electric hypercars (and their parts) since its inception in 2009. But if you’ve ever wanted to get a behind-the-scenes look at how the factory looks, you’re in luck—founder Mate Rimac is her...
2019-06-07, 20:26

General Electric may cut more than 1,000 jobs in France General Electric (GE) may cut more than 1,000 jobs in France, which could set the U.S. company on a collision course with the French government which has consistently urged GE not to cut French jobs....
2019-05-28, 16:00

Hyundai Kona Electric: How Does It Get Charged So, the Hyundai Kona Electric has been finally launched in India at a price of Rs. 25.3 lakh. But owning it means charging it too! We tell you how the Kona Electric is charged and how Hyundai plans to......
2019-07-10, 14:39

Here's ZF's New Two-Speed Transmission for Electric Cars Pretty much all mainstream electric cars integrate their electric motors with single-speed, often 10:1-ish gear reductions, mostly because it’s cheap and easy, and it works. But now, the German transmission company that changed the industry with the now-ubiquitous eight-speed automatic is showing of...
2019-07-17, 13:01

We Rode Boosted’s New Rev Electric Scooter. Here’s What it’s Like In a world designed for cars, getting around any other way can be a challenge. Biking can leave you a dripping pile of sweat, public transit is hit-or-miss in many cities and often nonexistent in the suburbs, and walking long distances can be an drag. So how do you get from A to B without resorting ...
2019-07-11, 19:52

Are electric scooters legal? Know the law where you live Electric scooters are a relatively new way to travel, and the law is still catching up with the technology.Wherever you live, it’s unlikely that you’ll be allowed to ride on pavements or sidewalks. Electric scooters can typically reach speeds up 25mph, which makes them dangerous on wal...
2019-06-10, 18:26

Top 5 Upcoming Electric Cars In India With the coming of the Kona Electric, the way ahead for electric mobility has been paved. We list out the top five electric cars which will be launched in India in the next one year....
2019-07-11, 15:00

Cadillac midsize electric crossover A global all-electric crossover, expected to be the first vehicle on GM?s next-generation BEV3 platform for the U.S., is expected to take heavy design cues from a rendering that was shown by Cadillac for the 2019 Detroit auto show. It could launch in China before coming stateside in 2022 and begin a...
2019-07-24, 22:26

This 800HP Electric BMW M3 is as Docile as a Prius Electric conversion shops like EV West are the future of Southern California hot rodding. Just like racers in the 1950s used surplus wartime stuff and flathead V8s they had laying around to make their shitboxes go really fast, electric tuners are grabbing Tesla motors out of wrecked cars and stuffin...
2019-06-09, 19:52

Ford's Letting Us Down on Electric Cars The Ford Motor Company bravely and ambitiously announced today that it would be launching an all-electric model... based on existing MEB platform architecture cribbed from Volkswagen. The VW I.D. 3, sharing that platform, is planned for launch next summer. Ford is going all-in on this electric thing...
2019-07-13, 05:01

The Morning After: Tesla's electric trucks Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Electric trucks and robotic toy tanks. Plus everything from E3 (including a full breakdown of yesterday's Nintendo Direct). Just another Wednesday morning....
2019-06-12, 13:39

The Electric V8 on This $75,000 Bike Is One of the Coolest-Looking Motors Ever Small-batch American motorcycle shop Curtiss is moving into the future with high-end electric vehicles and it’s a good look. This Zeus motor design co-developed with YASA puts eight cylindrical batteries in a “V” formation to look kind of like a gas engine, but, not. It’s a retro-futuristic thing of...
2019-07-11, 05:13

The Coolest Thing About the Electric VW ID.3 Is the Shifter A lot of people are looking to the upcoming Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatchback as proof that a traditional manufacturer can make an attractive, practical mainstream electric vehicle on par with the Tesla Model 3. To VW’s credit, the ID.3 appears to be shaping up to meet the challenge....
2019-07-10, 23:39

How to Make Mayonnaise Without an Electric Mixer Mayonnaise is not hard to make, particularly if you have a food processor or immersion blender, but emulsions can be a little tricky without the help of electrically-powered appliances. Because hand beating is a much slower process—especially if you have to take breaks to rest your wrist—patience is...
2019-06-11, 22:39

Electric Chargers for the Home Garage While additional high-tech roadside charging facilities will make electric driving more practical, convenient home equipment sways many to go electric....
2019-07-11, 11:13

'The all-electric Vauxhall Corsa is a landmark car for EVs' Opinion 29 May, 2019 The new Vauxhall Corsa has gone electric and editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks this could be a game changer for electric cars...
2019-05-29, 18:39

Lamborghini could revolutionize electric supercars Lamborghini's newest supercar, the $2 million Sián hybrid, will be the fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever made. But it also represents a small step toward what Lamborghini hopes will be the future of electric cars....
2019-09-14, 17:13

Here’s why using electric fans to cool off could be dangerous Well, this blows. A new study has found that using electric fans to cool down during extreme heat is only effective when the humidity is high. When the humidity is very low, the fans can actually make you feel hotter — and can strain your heart by spiking core temperature, according to the stu...
2019-08-06, 19:13

Blacksmith B2 Electric Bike Teased Blacksmith Electric is a Chennai-based electric bike start-up and the company's first electric bike, the Blacksmith B2 will be launched in 2020. According to Blacksmith, the B2 is the first electric......
2019-07-01, 16:26

BYD launches electric bus output at 2nd N.A. plant BYD Co., China’s largest electrified vehicle maker, opened its second North American electric bus assembly plant, in Newmarket, Ontario. The 45,000-square-foot factory will first focus on assembling buses for the Toronto Transit Commission, Canada’s largest transit operator, BYD said. ...
2019-07-01, 22:13

Rivian's electric trucks can charge each other If electric cars are ultimately batteries on wheels, shouldn't you have the option of charging one EV with another? You will with Rivian's truck and SUV. Company chief R.J. Scaringe told The Drive in an interview that "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging wi......
2019-06-09, 15:00

Electric fans aren’t always best for cooling off. Here’s why. When it’s hot out but dry, an electric fan is not your friend: It won’t cool you off, and can make your body strain harder to fight the heat. A small study from Australia, published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, looked at what goes on in the body when a person tries to cool ...
2019-08-06, 17:00

Two new species of electric eel come as a shock to biologists It was thought that there was only one species of electric eel but a new survey finds there are three, and one has set a new record for its electric discharge...
2019-09-10, 18:00

Volkswagen ID 4: 2020 electric SUV on display Volkswagen ID 4 Kia e-Niro rival displayed at Frankfurt sporting heavy camouflage; set to lead ID range in US Volkswagen has displayed the forthcoming ID 4 SUV, the second production model in its new bespoke electric car line-up, at the Frankfurt motor show. The electric SUV, which is based on th...
2019-09-10, 15:13

New all-electric Jaguar XJ teased at Frankfurt News 10 Sep, 2019 Jaguar has confirmed the next-generation XJ will be all-electric, issuing a teaser image at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show...
2019-09-10, 14:26

Volkswagen bets big on electric — but will consumers buy in? RANKFURT, Germany — Volkswagen is rolling out what it bills as the breakthrough electric car for the masses, the leading edge of a wave of new battery-powered vehicles about to hit the European auto market. The cars are the result of massive investments in battery technology and new factories driven...
2019-09-09, 22:00

The Electric Marathon Is the All-EV Rally You've Never Heard Of On Monday, six cars set out from Monte Carlo, Monaco en route to St. Petersburg, Russia. The 2,920-mile rally will pass through 10 countries and 29 cities in a mere 11 days. And did I mention that all the cars are fully electric? It’s called the Electric Marathon rally, and it’s the coolest all-EV r...
2019-05-30, 20:39

Newly-discovered electric eel is the most shocking yet Of all the creatures you could encounter while taking a dip in the Amazon rainforest, coming into contact with an electric eel would likely be one of the more painful meetings. They don’t have a reputation for starting trouble with humans, but if threatened they have the ability to send a seri...
2019-09-11, 21:52

Well Shit, VW Has Plans For An Electric Hot Hatch We'll Probably Never Get The production version of the 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatchback was finally revealed earlier this week, and despite it having a 341-mile range and 200 hp powering the rear wheels, VW is already talking about tuning it out to be a full hot hatch. Hell yeah....
2019-09-14, 05:13

Lamborghin could revolutionize electric supercars Lamborghini's newest supercar, the $2 million Sián hybrid, will be the fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever made. But it also represents a small step toward what Lamborghini hopes will be the future of electric cars....
2019-09-14, 01:13

Venezuelan ex-electric chief among 2 indicted in US MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say two former Venezuelan officials have been indicted on U.S. money-laundering charges, including the ex-minister for electricity. The Miami U.S. attorney’s office said in a news release Thursday that 60-year-old Luis Alfredo Motta Dominguez faces seven counts of mone...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Electric planes herald new era for aviation Airlines ordered tens of billions of dollars worth of new aircraft from Airbus and Boeing at the Paris Air Show this week. But there was also huge interest in the planes of tomorrow....
2019-06-21, 17:26

'PSA is at the forefront of normalising electric cars' Opinion 20 Jun, 2019 With the new Peugeot 2008, Steve Fowler thinks PSA is leading the way in making electric cars normalised with the general public...
2019-06-21, 15:00

No electric plans for Porsche GT division Flagship GT3 will retain its naturally aspirated flat-six for the foreseeable future Hybrid 911 and Taycan signal big changes for Porsche's mainstream line-up, but track-focused specials will stay focused on combustion Porsche’s GT division has no plans to electrify its models, according to boss ...
2019-06-21, 03:26

Matt Prior: How will we tell electric cars apart? The Polestar 1 bucks convention in a way future models won’t Emitting the same electric whirr and offering roughly the same performance, EVs will have to rely on style to stand out Melting into a crowd is not a fate likely to befall the Polestar 1  – unless the crowd is full of delightfully wacky...
2019-06-28, 05:39

BMW lines up all-electric future for next-generation i8 BMW will decide this year if its new flagship sports car will be electric only or hybrid BMW is on the verge of making the next generation of its flagship i8 sports car a fully electric model, according to sources at the firm. Bosses are at a crucial decision-making stage with the next i8 and senio...
2019-05-21, 14:52

'PSA is at the forefront of getting electric cars normalised' Opinion 20 Jun, 2019 With the new Peugeot 2008, Steve Fowler thinks PSA is leading the way in making electric cars normalised with the general public...
2019-06-20, 17:39

Electric car users to pay no company car tax in 2020 Government review sees changes to 2020 benefit in kind ratings to boost low and zero emission vehicles Changes to the UK’s company car tax system will mean drivers choosing a pure electric car pay no benefit-in-kind charges from next year. After a review of the industry changes brought about by th...
2019-07-10, 04:00

Electric cars: All you need to know about the future of motoring Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to build its new electric vehicle models at its Castle Bromwich plant - joining many other manufacturers in producing the cleanest cars possible....
2019-07-05, 22:52

New Volkswagen ID.3: 15,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch News 17 Jun, 2019 More than 15,000 pre-bookings have been taken for the all-electric Volkswagen ID.3, just one week after the limited edition model's reveal...
2019-06-18, 01:39

The new Mini Electric has been a decade in the making Mini's first trials of a battery-powered model showed promise, and the new car shows how far things have come It’s nearly a decade since the field trials of the Mini E prototype in the UK. Loaned to selected members of the public (as well as in other countries including the US and Germany), it was ...
2019-07-09, 14:39

Israel Electric to buy about $700 mln in natgas from Leviathan Israel Electric Corp will buy about $700 million worth of natural gas until June 2021 from the Leviathan field in the Mediterranean, one of the partners in the field said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 14:26

NYPD Cracks Down on Electric Bikes New York City police are issuing more penalties for violations related to electric-powered bicycles as fatalities rise in collisions involving the increasingly popular vehicles....
2019-09-07, 02:13

BMW unveils electric Mini as it charges into new era New model will have list price of £24,400, with first deliveries expected in early 2020Six decades after the original Mini first rolled off the production line in Oxford, its owner BMW has unveiled a new electric version it hopes will herald a new era – and help the German carmaker meet looming EU e...
2019-07-09, 17:26

The All-Electric Honda E Comes in Five Delightful Colors Honda’s new city car, the Honda E, is a few things: fully electric, absolutely adorable, and, as far as we know, not currently destined for America. But buyers in areas of Europe can now reserve the E in one of five colors, and Honda’s bold choices didn’t fizzle out when it came to deciding what tho...
2019-05-22, 04:00

A droplet walks into an electric field … When a raindrop falls through a thundercloud, it is subject to strong electric fields that pull and tug on the droplet, like a soap bubble in the wind. If the electric field is strong enough, it can cause the droplet to burst apart, creating a fine, electrified mist. Scientists began taking notic...
2019-06-17, 06:52

New all-electric Mercedes EQS to launch at Frankfurt News 6 Sep, 2019 Mercedes has confirmed its S-Class-sized, all-electric saloon will debut at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, before going on sale in 2022...
2019-09-06, 14:00

New all-electric SEAT Mii due for launch in Oslo News 3 Jun, 2019 SEAT's first all-electric model will make its global debut in Norway, before visiting Liverpool, Paris and Milan on its European tour...
2019-06-03, 19:52

Can this electric shock bracelet zap you out of bad habits? Dog trainers, prepare for a taste of your own medicine. Similar to a shock-collar for your disobedient pup, the updated Pavlok bracelet (like Pavlov. Get it?) will give the wearer a 350-volt jolt every time they cross a line. Looking to quit smoking, reduce cookie intake or stop hitting the snooze b...
2019-06-17, 18:52

GM is thinking about building an electric Hummer The chatter about an electric Hummer comes as GM is looking to transform itself from a conventional, gas-powered-vehicle maker into what CEO Mary Barra calls an “all-electric future.” Hummer is one of many options GM is exploring....
2019-06-17, 16:26

Electric scooters: your complete guide Electric scooters are springing up in cities around the world, often without warning or explanation. They're a fun, convenient way to get around, but there are a few facts you should be aware of before hiring one (or taking the plunge and buying one yourself), so read on and enjoy safer scootin...
2019-06-14, 21:01

Mahindra and Mahindra's Q4 Profit Slips By 20% To Rs. 849 Crore Mahindra also exported 10,200 vehicles during the current quarter, registering a growth of 17.1 per cent over the corresponding quarter previous year....
2019-05-30, 11:13

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R has smashed the electric lap record at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with Romain Dumas lapping the ...
2019-06-03, 15:52

Watch an electric Ford F-150 tow over a million pounds Ford is trying to show its rabid pickup truck fans that EVs aren't just for latte-sipping Tesla pilots. In an impressive demonstration of torque, an electric F-150 prototype towed 10 double-decker rail cars stuffed with 42 current-model F-150s, weigh......
2019-07-23, 14:52

The electric skateboards, scooters and bikes you should be using at school Please enjoy this guide to the best electric bikes, scooters and skateboards to use at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school special. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and......
2019-08-09, 20:39

The Morning After: Ford's electric F-150 truck pull Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning to everyone that isn't subject to an antitrust investigation by the Justice Department. Ford is putting EV torque to entertaining use, and Nintendo is supposedly ready to help out Switch owners with......
2019-07-24, 14:26

This duo is taking on San Diego’s electric scooter industry SAN DIEGO – Two men in San Diego have impounded thousands of electric scooters they say have been left littered about the city and endangering pedestrians, sparking a battle with companies that have flooded cities with the two-wheelers. John Heinkel, 55 and Dan Borelli, 43, operate a small out...
2019-08-02, 03:00

Electric scooters: Love or hate them? Here's what you need to know Scooters gain in popularity due to its convenience, but draw criticism over safety concerns. Cities and companies are coming up with solutions.       ...
2019-08-14, 04:52

Next BMW 5 Series to Get Fully Electric Versions: Report BMW is in full panic mode over getting some new electric vehicles out of the gate, and that reportedly includes the next-generation BMW 5 Series. It’s both unsurprising but also confusing....
2019-07-23, 18:52

San Diego duo takes on electric scooter industry Two men in San Diego have impounded thousands of electric scooters they say have been left littered about the city and endangering pedestrians, sparking a battle with companies that have flooded cities with the two-wheelers....
2019-08-01, 15:52

Ford's electric truck prototype can tow 500 tons Ford is serious about electric trucks – and to prove the point, it's released a video showing an all-electric pickup hauling a load weighing over 100 pounds along a makeshift test track, set up in a railway yard.The truck is a new prototype of Ford's classic F-150. In the clip, it h...
2019-07-23, 19:26

Electric Renault 4 Plein Air beach car is all set for summer News 23 Jul, 2019 To celebrate the 10th Renault 4L International Festival, the French brand has built an electric version of the classic Renault 4 Plein Air...
2019-07-23, 14:13

This $7 Electric Arc Lighter Lasts As Long As 300 Bic Lighters It’s 2019, and your lighter doesn’t need fuel anymore; it just has to charge over USB. This discounted arc lighter isn’t really pocket-friendly, but its long, flexible neck makes it ideal for lighting candles, camp fires and other awkwardly-placed flammable things. Just charge the built-in battery, ...
2019-06-04, 19:39

Tata Motors To Introduce Its Next Electric Car By End Of FY2020 Tata Motors will be introducing its next electric vehicle for the Indian market by the end of the financial year 2019-20. The carmaker recently announced its partnership with Tata Power to set up 300......
2019-08-04, 10:00

Electric SUV will include a 5G link to connected cities How do you stand out in a sea of EV startups? By leaping on every tech buzzword possible, apparently. Human Horizons has introduced the HiPhi 1, a luxury electric SUV that could make even the Model X seem modest. It's reportedly the first production......
2019-08-04, 16:52

A 99, sprinkles and no diesel: here come the electric ice-cream vans… Battery equipment that can make 600 cones an hour being trialled as concerns over diesel pollution riseThe Mr Whippys of Britain have not had the best start to the year. Ice-cream vans have been facing mounting criticism after campaign groups and parents complained they were delivering their vanilla...
2019-06-02, 12:13

A game changer is coming for electric car owners Electric cars are getting cheaper and they can go farther on a single charge. Still, most car shoppers have one big concern: How will I keep an electric car charged while I'm on a long road trip?...
2019-08-02, 18:00

Westfield and Chesil to launch pioneering electric kit car New E Speedster is an electric version of Chesil's faithful Porsche 356 recreation West Midlands company buys Dorset-based Porsche replica maker with plans to safeguard future of 356 recreation Track car manufacturer Westfield has bought renowned Porsche replica producer Chesil Speedsters and wil...
2019-07-31, 23:13

Airline to test electric passenger planes Aviation company Ampaire has begun retrofitting Cessna 337 Skymaster aircraft with electric engines to create the Ampaire Electric EEL -- what could be the first commercially viable hybrid passenger airplane....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Volkswagen I.D. R breaks Nurburgring electric record by over 40s Volkswagen has set a new lap record for electric vehicles at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with Romain Dumas setting a time of 6m05.336-seconds in the adapted I.D. R prototype on Monday...
2019-06-04, 04:39

New all-electric Mercedes EQS saloon set to arrive in 2022 News 2 Aug, 2019 The new Mercedes EQS flagship saloon will be built on an all-new EV platform, and our exclusive image previews how it could look...
2019-08-02, 17:39

TfL calls on DfT to legalise electric scooter use on roads News 2 Aug, 2019 Transport for London wants to see electric scooters legalised for use on public roads, as long as safeguards are introduced...
2019-08-02, 17:39

BMW's Profits Hit by Electric Vehicle and Emissions Costs The German luxury car maker’s second-quarter net earnings tumbled 29%, hit by exchange rate fluctuations and manufacturing costs for electric vehicles....
2019-08-01, 12:39

New electric cars 2019/2020: What’s coming and when? Every debut and new model due to arrive this year and next, all in one place Keeping track of every new car and knowing when they’re due to go on sale can be tough, especially if you’re only interested in EVs. There are so many due to arrive over the next twelve months, so it’s worth learning how l...
2019-08-06, 23:26

BMW iNext: high-tech electric SUV seen with less disguise BMW's 2021 Audi e-Tron rival is seen with what looks like production-ready bodywork, and we get a fresh glimpse of the interior BMW’s long-awaited rival to the Audi E-Tron and Mercedes EQC, the electric iNext SUV, has been caught in prototype form giving us a much better look at its exterior design...
2019-07-24, 19:13

Lotus Teases Type 130 Electric Hypercar Lotus has confirmed that Type 130, the brand's first all-new model in more than a decade, will be revealed to the world's media at an exclusive event in Central London on 16 July, 2019....
2019-06-01, 13:39

Toyota and Subaru to co-develop new electric car platform News 6 Jun, 2019 The two Japanese auto manufacturers will jointly design a dedicated all-electric platform, as well as a new C-segment SUV...
2019-06-06, 15:26

Watch Volkswagen's ID.R set an electric record at Nürburgring Earlier this month, after lots of planning and testing, Volkswagen's electric ID.R racer set a record for "the fastest lap ever driven in an emission-free racing car" at the famed Nürburgring-Nordschleife. An in-car video proving the record was......
2019-06-22, 14:13

Opinion: Jaguar gets on the front foot with an electric XJ Electric XJ will follow in the footsteps of Jaguar's EV pioneer, the I-Pace JLR's plans for an electric XJ have been confirmed, and could be the first step in a significant regeneration for the brand You’ve got to admire the boldness of JLR’s new electric Jaguar plan, coming as quickly as it does...
2019-07-05, 13:13

Could electric planes be the answer to a greener future? The battle to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is gaining momentum – with pressure on businesses to play their part coming from both shareholders and customers alike....
2019-06-18, 20:13

Electric MINI To Be Unveiled In July 2019 According to the company, the electric concept brings 'the iconic design, city-dwelling heritage, and customary go-kart feeling' into the modern motoring era....
2019-06-22, 09:01

Revolt Intellicorp Electric Motorcycle: What To Expect Revolt Intellicorp is all set to take the wraps off its first ever electric motorcycle. There there are a few details that we already know about the motorcycle but we will get a complete picture once......
2019-06-18, 10:39

VW will reportedly share its electric car platform with Ford VW and Ford appear close to formalizing their partnership on EVs and self-driving cars. Reuters sources claim the two have forged an "outline agreement" that will see them ally on more than just commercial vehicles. Most notably, VW would share its......
2019-07-05, 22:26

Slow transition to electric fells BMW's CEO after just one term Under Harald Krueger BMW squandered its head start in electric cars and lost its spot as the top-selling luxury brand. Krueger will step down as the automaker's CEO two weeks before his contract came up for renewal....
2019-07-06, 16:39

Argentina, Paraguay hit by nationwide electric blackout Argentina and Uruguay were completely without electricity and other South American countries had a partial blackout after a "massive failure" in an interconnection system, a utility distributor said Sunday....
2019-06-16, 23:00

Volkswagen I.D. R: a year of electric record-breaking News 8 Jul, 2019 Volkswagen’s all-electric hypercar has claimed three motoring titles, the most recent being the outright Goodwood hill climb record...
2019-07-08, 19:13

States where you’ll pay the most in electric bills. See how yours ranks 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data on the price of electricity in cents per kilowatt hour by state to determine where you pay the most in electric bills.       ...
2019-07-09, 13:13

New MINI Electric revealed with 124 miles range News 9 Jul, 2019 New MINI Electric hatchback revealed with a pure EV range of 124 miles with prices starting from £24,400 and deliveries starting next year...
2019-07-09, 13:52

New Extreme E electric SUV racer launched at Goodwood Spark Odyssey21 launches global electrically powered off-road racing series, founded in partnership with Formula E An electric off-road racing series, called Extreme E, has been announced at Goodwood, along with the car that will feature in it. The series, created in partnership with Formula E and ...
2019-07-05, 13:13

Switch to fully-electric power would be against DTM DNA - Berger DTM boss Gerhard Berger says a switch to electric power would be against the series' DNA, following Nico Rosberg's suggestion that electrification was needed to safeguard its long-term future...
2019-07-04, 23:13

Lotus' electric hypercar is named 'Evija' No, Lotus isn't ready to spill the beans on its Type 130 electric hypercar. It is, however, ready to give the car a name: meet the Evija (pronounced "ev-eye-a"). While the company's choice of name is a bit strained -- it means "the first in existen......
2019-07-04, 03:13

Why Electric-Powered Airplanes Are Headed for Takeoff In Sweden they call it flygskam, or flying shame -- that guilty sense when you zip off to Spain for the weekend that you’re helping destroy the planet. Airlines and aircraft makers are acutely aware that they face tougher emissions regulations and potential backlash from climate-conscious customers....
2019-06-21, 10:52

Paris Air Show highlights electric flight Jet makers are working on myriad ways to make flying less damaging to the planet with battery-powered and hybrid planes. (June 20)       ...
2019-06-20, 22:52

I took an electric scooter to work for a week and now I'm done with walking Park your cars, lock up your bikes and burn your shoes, because there’s a new form of transport in cities, and it could be the future of travel – electric scooters.Electric scooters are faster than bicycles, cheaper than cars (by a long shot) and take a lot less effort to go long dista...
2019-06-30, 02:13

All electric cars to have pedestrian warning noise The new law will make EVs safer to drive in cities New rules coming into force today dictate that EVs with at least four wheels must make a noise under 12mph New rules coming into force today (1 July) dictate that all new fully electric vehicles must be fitted with an audible warning device to ai...
2019-07-01, 11:26

Applied Materials to Buy Kokusai Electric From KKR for $2.2 Billion Applied Materials said it is acquiring Kokusai Electric, a producer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, for $2.2 billion from global investment firm KKR....
2019-07-01, 14:13

All-electric Nissan ice cream van concept unveiled News 20 Jun, 2019 A collaborative project between Nissan and Mackie’s of Scotland aims to reduce the amount of emissions generated by ice cream vendors...
2019-06-20, 02:26

BMW's reveals concept electric car: Vision M NEXT The BMW Vision M Next has artificial engine noise to alert pedestrians. It's an electric vehicle that signals the company's technology goals.       ...
2019-07-02, 19:13

Electric Scooters Will Be Legalized in New York, but Not in Manhattan Tech leaders and delivery workers fought to lift the ban on electric bikes and scooters. Manhattan is off limits to the scooters because of congestion....
2019-06-19, 16:13

Lee Iacocca Was an Early Pioneer of Electric Mobility A full decade before Zero launched its first electric motorcycle in 2008, essentially a 140-pound mountain bike, Lee Iacocca was already selling an electric-assisted bicycle. They’re everywhere today, but in 1998 the Ex-Ford and Chrysler automotive genius was at the bleeding edge of two-wheeled EV ...
2019-07-03, 05:26

Lotus Evija name confirmed for new electric hypercar News 3 Jul, 2019 The Lotus Evija nameplate will be worn by the Type 130 hypercar when we're given a sneak peek at Goodwood Festival of Speed...
2019-07-04, 01:13

New MINI Electric revealed with 124 miles of range News 9 Jul, 2019 New MINI Electric hatchback revealed with a pure EV range of 124 miles with prices starting from £24,400 and deliveries starting next year...
2019-07-09, 14:52

The 2020 Mini Cooper SE Goes Electric, but Is the Range Enough? A punchy, little electric car is some people’s idea of the perfect city car. Just ask Smart, before it folded here. And now, Mini is taking a stab at it. Meet the all-electric 2020 Mini Cooper SE, with a range of a very much estimated 114 miles....
2019-07-09, 16:13

The first all-electric Mini arrives in March 2020 It took years to become more than a concept, but the first all-electric Mini is official. The Mini Electric (also known as the Mini Cooper SE) is now slated to start deliveries in March 2020, and will hew closer to the conventional two-door Mini in d......
2019-07-09, 19:00

Lotus showcases first pure electric sports car British sports car maker Lotus revealed its pure electric "hypercar" on Tuesday, the first completely new vehicle to be launched under the stewardship of Chinese firm Geely which acquired a majority stake in 2017....
2019-07-16, 21:00

Honda Is Designing a Modular Electric Car Platform Honda’s working on a new modular EV platform, Tesla’s dealing with a lawsuit involving alleged trade secret theft, and Toyota has to pay a single dealer almost $16 million in damages. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, July 16, 2019....
2019-07-16, 23:39

Here's a First Look at Toyota and Subaru's Electric Car Platform of the Future It was announced this week that Toyota and Subaru will work together on a new electric vehicle platform, one that will combine Subaru’s all-wheel drive expertise with Toyota’s electrification chops. Here’s a quick look at the new “e-TNGA” platform, which Toyota states will underpin future mid-size ...
2019-06-08, 19:39

ZF Introduces New 2-Speed Transmission For Electric Cars Vehicles with the new 2-speed drive consume less energy, which in turn extends range by up to five percent when compared to a one-speed unit. Shifts take place at 70 kmph....
2019-07-17, 19:00

New Chevrolet Corvette could get hybrid or electric versions Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Latest version of American classic launches with 6.2-litre V8 – but electrified versions will follow The new mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette will feature electrified powertrains in the future – with a full electric version under consideration. The new C8 version of the ...
2019-07-19, 22:26

Cupra teases all-electric coupe-SUV concept News 22 Jul, 2019 SEAT’s Cupra performance brand has released a teaser for its new concept SUV, due for reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show...
2019-07-22, 11:00

The best electric bikes, scooters and skateboards to use at school We hear you're going places? That's what school is all about, after all. But we're being a little more literal: Getting to class is often half the battle. That's why we've dedicated a whole section of our back-to-school guide to the best personal ele......
2019-07-22, 19:39

100% Of Citroen Cars To Be Electric Or Hybrid By 2025 The number of plug-in hybrid and all-electric cars in the world crossed the 3 million mark at the end of 2017. It went up to 5 million by the end of 2018 and is expected to go to 13 million by 2020.......
2019-07-22, 23:52

Government To Order Uber, Ola To Go Electric: Report Some taxi players, like Ola, have previously tried to operate electric cars in the country, but with little success given inadequate infrastructure and high costs....
2019-06-06, 18:26

Besieged by electric scooters, Paris lays down the law PARIS (AP) — Paris is cracking down on electric scooters after an anarchic year in which 12 startups flooded the city’s streets with their vehicles. The French capital has 12 free-floating scooter operators, more than the entire United States, according to a study released Thursday, and about ...
2019-06-06, 17:00

Electric car charge points to be installed in every new home News 15 Jul, 2019 England will be the first country in the world to introduce mandatory electric car charging points for new-build homes...
2019-07-15, 18:00

Invasion of the electric scooter: can our cities cope? They’re cheaper than cabs, less effort than a bike and more convenient than buses. But as the number of e-scooter accidents rises, a backlash is growingMost of the people riding electric scooters around Copenhagen glide like swans, bodies motionless and serene with heads tilted into the sunshine.I a...
2019-07-15, 16:39

The electric cars with the best real-world range Range estimates are exactly that - estimates. We show you what you can expect from an EV in the real-world Battery technology and charging infrastructure is constantly improving, quickly turning EVs from niche vehicles to a viable replacements to combustion-engined cars. But how far you can drive b...
2019-06-11, 02:39

The Electric VW ID.R Keeps Proving It’s the Very Fast Future of Racing At this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, the electric Volkswagen ID.R EV prototype didn’t only beat but smashed the record for the event’s hill climb by flying up in 39.9 seconds. The previous record of 41.6 seconds was set by Nick Heidfeld in a McLaren MP4/13 Formula One car in 1999....
2019-07-09, 19:26

Mini Rocketman resurrected as compact electric car Rocketman was initially revealed in 2011 Compact city car to be produced in China in a joint venture with Great Wall Motors Mini's parent company BMW has given the green light to a heavily reworked electric-powered production version of the Rocketman - the British company’s ultra-compact urban-ba...
2019-07-10, 04:00

Affordable Electric Car of the Year 2019: Kia e-Niro Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The Kia e-Niro is the 2019 Auto Express Affordable Electric Car of the Year, with the Hyundai Kona Electric and Nissan Leaf commended...
2019-07-10, 04:00

Electric cars exempt from company car tax next year News 10 Jul, 2019 UK’s million or so company car users will escape Benefit-in-Kind tax if they have an electric car in the 2020/21 financial year...
2019-07-10, 14:39

All-Electric 2020 MINI Cooper SE Unveiled BMW has taken the wraps off the MINI Cooper SE, the British brand's first-ever electric car that has been unveiled after much anticipation. This also the BMW's all-new electric car after the i3 and is......
2019-07-10, 16:52

Hyundai Kona Electric: Top Five Features Explained The Hyundai Kona Electric has been launched in the lower spec 39.2 kWh version in India but the drive range is still impressive and it is packed with pretty exciting features....
2019-07-09, 15:39

Hyundai Kona Electric India Review We spend an afternoon with the Hyundai Kona Electric at the Buddh International Circuit and are pleasantly surprised with its 'electrifying' performance....
2019-07-11, 07:13

Fiat bets on electric '500' as it moves on from Renault Fiat Chrysler (FCA) plans to invest 700 million euros ($788 million) in an electric makeover of its iconic Fiat 500, a top executive said on Thursday, as the automaker seeks to move on from its failed bid to merge with France's Renault ....
2019-07-11, 17:39

Man killed in electric scooter accident in Paris PARIS (AP) — Paris police say a man on an electric scooter has died after being hit by a van in Paris on Monday night. It was the first deadly accident in the French capital after mayor Anne Hidalgo announced last week a crackdown on electric scooters. Twelve scooter startups have flooded the city&#...
2019-06-11, 12:00

VW, Ford cooperate on self-driving, electric car technology Volkswagen is investing billions in a company partially owned by Ford that develops technology for self-driving cars. VW chief Herbert Diess didn't rule out deepening the two companies' alliance in the future....
2019-07-13, 04:52

Toyota and Subaru to develop new electric platform and SUV The latest in a flurry of new partnerships to emerge, the Japanese alliance will draw on both brands' expertise Toyota and Subaru have embarked on an initiative that will see the two marques share development of electric vehicle platforms - and jointly produce an electric SUV. As well as a dedicat...
2019-06-06, 16:52

Opel Corsa-e becomes first electric customer rally car Vauxhall's sibling brand builds sub-£46,000 hardcore Corsa-e Rally to take part in one-make German race series Vauxhall's sister brand, Opel, has released a rally variant of the new Corsa-e electric hatchback, making it the first mainstream manufacturer to offer customers an electric rally car.  Ca...
2019-08-22, 18:00

New 2020 Volkswagen ID.3: electric car arrives at Frankfurt News 9 Sep, 2019 The VW ID.3 arrives with a choice of three different battery sizes, with top spec models offering a range of between 242 and 342 miles...
2019-09-09, 21:13

Opinion: Is the VW ID 3 the real electric car game-changer? The just-revealed Volkswagen hatchback promises to make its mark on EV acceptance We’ve all heard many assertions over the past decade on when the turning point will be for electric vehicles.  A brief history: it was the Nissan Leaf which, while not the the first EV on sale, was the first EV to off...
2019-09-09, 22:00

Electric Bus Service Starts In Jammu City For the first time in Jammu and Kashmir, an electric bus service was operationalised on Monday in Jammu city. An official statement said, "K Skandan, advisor to state Governor today flagged off the......
2019-05-28, 10:39

UK has more electric car charging sites than fuel stations News 29 May, 2019 Data shows there are now 8,471 EV charging sites in the UK with a total of 13,613 chargers, compared with 8,400 fuel stations...
2019-05-29, 18:39

New Mercedes Vision EQS previews all-electric S-Class News 10 Sep, 2019 The electric Mercedes Vision EQS is based on an all-new EV platform and has been revealed at Frankfurt with a 435-mile range...
2019-09-10, 14:26

New electric Porsche Taycan to be revealed today Porsche Taycan teaser Porsche's first electric production car is a four-door sports car set to rival Tesla Model S Porsche has released a teaser image showing the rear of its first electric production car, the Taycan, ahead of its reveal later today. The new Porsche Taycan has now been revealed....
2019-09-04, 16:13

Pawan Munjal Planning To Invest In Ola Electric According to a news report published by Mint, Pawan Munjal- Chairman of Hero MotoCorp is in talks with the taxi aggregator- Ola and is willing to invest in its electric mobility venture....
2019-08-25, 14:00

Mercedes-AMG confirms electric performance car to take-on Taycan News 10 Sep, 2019 A fully electric Mercedes-AMG is under development, the company’s boss Ola Källenius has confirmed at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show....
2019-09-10, 18:00

New 2020 Honda e: electric city car to cost from £26k in the UK News 10 Sep, 2019 Prices for the Honda e electric city car to start from £26,160 after the government grant, or £299 per month on a PCP deal...
2019-09-10, 20:00

Audi to replace TT with new electric sports car: Official News 23 May, 2019 Audi comes clean that the car to replace the current TT will be all-electric. Our exclusive images preview how it could look...
2019-05-24, 01:00

VW's Electric ID. Buggy Recalls '60s Car Culture in All the Right Ways This romping off-road prototype won’t find its way to dealership floors, but the electric platform on which it’s built previews the brand’s thrilling plans, says Dan Neil....
2019-08-22, 23:39

Best lease deals of the week: Electric cars With ever-increasing ranges and rapidly improving charging infrastructure, an EV makes a lot of sense - and even more so on a lease deal Leasing can be an affordable, practical route into having your own private car, but it's not always easy to tell the good deals from the duds.  The experts at our...
2019-05-22, 16:26

Hyundai teases all-electric concept '45' for Frankfurt By Jonathon Ramsey Didn't see this one coming. Hyundai has teased the electric concept it's taking to next month's Frankfurt Motor Show, and it makes us yearn to grab a cassette full of synthwave and a VHS tape of that 1985 classic, "Space Rage." At......
2019-08-22, 21:13

Volkswagen creates electric conversion kit for Beetle The firm has teamed up with eClassics to produce a classic e-Beetle using e-Up parts, with a range of 124 miles Volkswagen is backing a new electric conversion kit for the groundbreaking Type 1 Beetle. The e-Beetle, which will be shown at the Frankfurt motor show, has been developed in collaboratio...
2019-09-06, 19:13

So Electric! Celebrate Dua Lipa's Birthday With Her Most Stylish Looks Happy birthday, Dua Lipa! The lovely London-born singer, who turns 24 today, has always had a place on our Spotify playlists since her self-titled album was released in 2017. However,......
2019-08-22, 15:39

The Electric 2020 Audi E-Tron GT Should Look Just Like the Concept Car The 2020 Audi E-Tron GT, the last car Tony Stark ever drove, is set to go into production by the end of next year, and these Chinese patent filings show it thankfully won’t look very different from the very handsome concept car....
2019-05-28, 22:39

Maharashtra Gets Its First Electric Bus For Inter-City Commute The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has recently added the country's first inter-city air-conditioned electric bus to its fleet. Maharashtra is the first Indian state to get this......
2019-09-08, 16:52

New Kia Soul EV: UK price announced for electric crossover Kia's latest electric model will be offered in one high-spec guise; costs £33,795 including government grant Kia’s new Soul EV is now available to order in the UK, priced from £33,795 inclusive of the £3500 government grant. An SUV-shaped rival to electric hatchbacks such as the Nissan Leaf, the So...
2019-07-05, 17:26

The Morning After: Porsche unveils its first electric sports car Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The latest electronics tradeshow has begun, and our team will have live coverage coming in from IFA 2019 all week. Few of the things on display will be as intriguing as a new Porsche, so check out our first im......
2019-09-05, 20:13

UPDATE 4-San Francisco makes $2.5 bln bid for PG&E's electric system San Francisco has offered $2.5 billion to buy PG&E Corp's power lines and other electrical system infrastructure serving the city, they said on Sunday, eight months after the utility sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection....
2019-09-09, 05:13

Harley-Davidson is exploring electric bicycles If Harley-Davidson's LiveWire is too rich for your blood, the company might have an electric two-wheeler that's decidedly more accessible. Electrek has learned that Harley unveiled a trio of pedal-assist electric bicycle prototypes at its Annual Dea......
2019-08-22, 01:13

Volkswagen's new fully-electric car sells out in pre-sale The automaker confirmed on Thursday that it had surpassed 30,000 pre-orders for the special first edition of its ID.3 model, which is limited to 30,000 units....
2019-09-05, 17:00

San Francisco makes $2.5 billion bid for PG&E's electric system The city of San Francisco has offered to buy PG&E Corp's power lines and other electrical system infrastructure serving the city for $2.5 billion, according to the utility, which sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in January....
2019-09-09, 08:52

Byton M-Byte: high-tech electric SUV could come to the UK Chinese start-up's Tesla Model Y rival is planned to go on sale in Europe in 2021, with right-hand-drive versions possible Chinese start-up company Byton will bring its the M-Byte electric SUV to right-hand-drive markets such as the UK if there is enough interest, and "the signs are good", accordin...
2019-09-11, 13:52

VW will focus on early adopters for first ID3 electric cars VW's long lead time for the ID3 will be used to learn from customers why they want to buy the car and how VW can improve its marketing to prepare the "right product for the right people at the right time," a VW executive said....
2019-05-24, 13:39

Best-prepared cities for electric cars revealed News 12 Sep, 2019 Southampton is the UK city most prepared for electric cars, followed by Brighton & Hove, and Portsmouth, new research shows...
2019-09-13, 12:52

Cobalt for 500,000 electric cars could be harvested from the oceans Enough cobalt for hundreds of thousands of electric car batteries could be collected by dangling plastic balls from disused oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Hyundai Ioniq Electric 2019 review More power and extended range for Hyundai’s versatile family hatchback EV, which continues to prioritise practicality over driving involvement The third and least fossil fuel-dependent of Hyundai’s Ioniq hatchback line-up, updated for 2019 with new looks, new technology and a new powertrain to hel...
2019-08-28, 19:39

Revolt Electric Motorcycle Variants Explained Revolt Intellicorp has launched two electric motorcycles in India, with a total of three variants. Here's a look at each variant, what features you will get, and how much they cost....
2019-08-29, 14:52

Ford, GM ramp up plans for electric pickups Ford and GM have more than one reason to take chances on electric pickups -- a concept that some analysts and industry executives say could be a small niche....
2019-09-13, 15:13

Treat your teeth right with this high-end electric toothbrush kit Plaque is your teeth’s worst enemy. And let’s face it, you probably don’t put up the defense you should to protect it. Your $2 toothbrush might’ve been a good deal, but it’s definitely not helping when it comes to matters of the mouth. But there’s good news: you can pick up this AquaSonic Black Seri...
2019-09-02, 17:26

Electric SUV megatest: Mercedes EQC vs luxury rivals Four electric SUVs, roughly 1100 miles of range (in theory) Merc's EV faces a tough, real-world test against rivals, the Audi E-tron, Jaguar I-Pace and Tesla Model X Tuesday, 8.43am, Milton Keynes Coachway: Britain’s latest and most powerful electric car charging station, installed by Ionity in a...
2019-09-14, 08:26

Germany is opening an electric highway for trucks Trucks are guzzling ever more diesel, polluting towns and cities and fueling climate change. Germany thinks it may have found the answer by using overhead lines to power big rigs....
2019-05-21, 14:32

A Stagnant General Electric Will Replace the C.E.O. Who Transformed It The industrial giant, whose jet engines propel air travelers and whose generators light millions of households, declared that it would be installing its first new leader in 16 years....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Hyundai's first electric race car is a souped-up Veloster Hyundai is joining the ranks of automakers with electric race cars -- if in a somewhat predictable way. The company has started work on the Veloster N ETCR, a race-tuned EV edition of the Veloster N built for its namesake ETCR championship starting......
2019-09-11, 19:26

MG ZS EV: electric SUV lands in UK at London motor show Kia Soul EV rival to go on sale in September, and brand boss promises "value for money" MG's first fully electric model, the ZS EV, has made its UK public debut at the 2019 London motor show.  On display for interested punters to examine until 19 May, bosses claim the ZS EV has already had more tha...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Behind the wheel of VW’s electric dune buggy prototype Pebble Beach seems a bit too fancy for a dune buggy. But as I slowly roll down 17 Mile road behind the wheel of Volkswagen's latest electric concept car while trailing supercars, priceless vintage vehicles and RVs, folks alongside the road are ta......
2019-08-17, 17:52

Lamborghini's new tech could revolutionize electric supercars Lamborghini's newest supercar, the $2 million Sián hybrid, will be the fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever made. But it also represents a small step toward what Lamborghini hopes will be the future of electric cars....
2019-09-12, 05:00

BMW launches UK-produced Mini Electric despite Brexit concerns BMW has driven ahead with plans to produce its first all-electric version of the MIni at its plant outside Oxford, despite threatening to pull out in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
2019-07-09, 19:26

First drive: 2019 Mini Electric driven on track Mini Electric driven in New York The Mini brand is making the leap into electric power – but a brief drive shows the firm's first production EV is reassuringly familiar The Mini Electric is the launching point of a bold new era for the venerable British brand – but the first impression you get fr...
2019-07-15, 09:39

Porsche goes green with leather-free electric sports car Porsche is making a leather-free version of its new Taycan electric sports car in the latest attempt by a German automaker to play up green credentials as environmental activists lobby for a boycott of the industry....
2019-09-04, 17:52

Zero’s SR/F electric motorcycle makes a great commuter bike Zero has been on a roll for the past few years. Great electric motorcycles keep coming off their assembly line and the number I see on the streets of Northern California keeps growing. Before, if you rode an electrified motorcycle you got stare......
2019-07-10, 01:13

PSA to assemble batteries for hybrid, electric cars in Slovakia French carmaker PSA, owner of the Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands, will start assembling batteries for its hybrid and electric cars at its plant in Trnava, Slovakia, and later at its plant in Vigo, Spain....
2019-06-14, 22:52

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars: VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
2019-06-13, 22:00

Pak Minister Gets Electric Shock While Speaking Against PM Modi At Rally A Pakistan Minister on Friday received an electric shock while criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an Islamabad rally, organised against India's move to end special status to Jammu and......
2019-08-30, 23:39

New Mini Electric revealed as affordable Brit-built EV Mini's first mass-production electric car will start from under £25k and will arrive in UK dealers in early 2020 Mini’s long-awaited first attempt at a mass production electric car has been revealed, mating the brand’s classic three-door hatchback with an electric powertrain offering Cooper S perfo...
2019-07-09, 14:39

Ferrari's Hybrid Supercar Will Have Three Electric Motors: Report Chances are, if you like cars and use the internet, you’ve heard some rumors about Ferrari’s new hybrid supercar. With its May 31 release date rolling up fast, those rumors have picked up speed—and, also, plenty of electric motors....
2019-05-21, 17:52

FCA to invest 700 million euros for new electric 500 model production Fiat Chrysler will invest an overall amount of 700 million euros ($788 million) to build a production line for the new electric version of the 500 model (BEV), a top group executive said....
2019-07-11, 14:00

Electric Switch: Old Planes Get Makeovers in Race for the Skies With urban commuters in their sights, aviation startups and major players are exploring ways to accelerate the takeoff of electric-powered short-haul aircraft....
2019-07-15, 16:39

Germany ready to back new electric car battery consortium European states are discussing the creation of a second European battery cell production consortium, the German economy ministry said on Friday, as carmakers prepare to launch a raft of new electric cars at the Frankfurt Auto Show next week....
2019-09-06, 18:52

Mini goes electric with Cooper SE, offering range of 114 miles The electric Mini Cooper SE arrives as the BMW brand grapples with an existential crisis. Customers, especially in the U.S., have ditched micro cars for roomy crossovers....
2019-07-09, 15:39

Germany mulls creation of new electric car battery consortium The German economy ministry said on Friday a second European battery cell production consortium was being discussed and preliminary agreements were expected by this autumn....
2019-09-06, 14:26

Audi’s First Real Electric Car Is Already Being Recalled for Battery Fires The Audi E-Tron electric SUV is off to a great start with, wait, no, actually it is already getting a recall and it’s for potential battery fires. Nobody has been hurt with the roughly 540 cars sold in America thus far, Audi claims, but it’s not a good look....
2019-06-11, 01:00

VW's all-electric ID. R sets record time in Tianmen Mountain run The fully-electric Volkswagen ID. R has set a record lap of 7m38.585s on the 10.906-kilometre (6.77-mile) Tianmen Mountain, adding to its successes at Pikes Peak, Goodwood and the Nurburgring Nordschleife...
2019-09-03, 01:39

Electric scooters have arrived in Europe — and a lot of people there hate them too Drunken riders and poorly parked scooters have given rise to what Paris's mayor has called "anarchy," while Copenhagen police have arrested 28 intoxicated electric scooter riders....
2019-07-10, 02:52

New Porsche Taycan arrives as pivotal electric sports car Power, weight and handling promise to make the model a true enthusiasts’ car The Porsche Taycan is set to rewrite electric car performance benchmarks when it hits UK roads in January next year, with official technical specifications and data released for the first time ahead of the car’s Frankfurt ...
2019-09-04, 16:13

New 2019 Renault ZOE: electric car’s prices and specs confirmed News 4 Sep, 2019 Renault has released pricing information and a full specification for the new ZOE, which starts from £18,670 and has a range of 245 miles...
2019-09-04, 15:00

Revolt Electric Bikes Payment Plan Explained Revolt Intellicorp launched the RV 300 and the RV 400 in India recently. Apart from the product, the two electric motorcycles have a rather interesting payment plan. Here is how it works....
2019-09-04, 08:39

New Vauxhall Corsa-e: official pics of electric hatch Vauxhall Corsa-e Battery electric version of perenially popular supermini revealed with 211-mile range Vauxhall has revealed the new full electric Corsa-e supermini, which will kickstart the brand’s electrification programme when it goes on sale next March with 134bhp and a 211-mile range. The un...
2019-05-23, 22:39

CORRECTED-FCA to invest 700 mln euros for new electric 500 model production Fiat Chrysler will invest an overall amount of 700 million euros ($788 million) to build a production line for the new electric version of the 500 model (BEV), a top group executive said....
2019-07-11, 13:39

Ford, VW join forces on electric, autonomous cars Ford and Volkswagen joined forces to develop autonomous and electric cars on Friday and said they are looking at other areas of cooperation, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs....
2019-07-12, 16:13

Skoda reveals electric Citigo-e iV as affordable EV offering Skoda's first electric car gets a 164-mile range and promises to be one of the best-value EVs on the market Skoda has officially unveiled its first pure electric car in Bratislava: the Citigo-e iV.  In effect Skoda's updated version of the Volkswagen e-Up, the new city car comes with headline figur...
2019-05-23, 22:39

Tigers Prospect Dies After Electric Skateboard Accident Chace Numata, a catcher in the Detroit Tigers organization, died Monday from injuries he sustained in a skateboarding accident early Friday morning. He was 27 years old....
2019-09-03, 17:26

FCA plans electric Fiat 500 for 2020 as moves on from Renault Fiat Chrysler (FCA) plans to spend 700 million euros ($788 million) to take the Fiat 500 electric as the carmaker moves on from its failed $35 billion bid to merge with France's Renault , a pioneer in electric vehicles....
2019-07-11, 20:26

Eastern Ky. Electric Provider Approved For Rate Adjustments FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An eastern Kentucky electric provider is restructuring its rates, but the adjustments won’t increase monthly bills for an average customer. The Kentucky Public Service Commission is allowing Jackson Energy Cooperative Corp. to increase the monthly customer charge while de...
2019-06-11, 12:00

Slow-Selling Audi TT to End Production, Be Replaced by Electric Car The Audi TT has been around for 20 years, and its original and bold design probably doesn’t get enough credit for helping put Audi back on the map in America. But as we all know, sporty coupe sales aren’t what they used to be, and Audi’s parent company the Volkswagen Group’s main priority is the ele...
2019-05-23, 15:52

Why This Electric Car Racing League Matters Even If You Don’t Care About Cars Racing fans, the stereotype goes, tend to be “petrolheads” — people who love the ferocious growl of an internal-combustion engine, the unmistakeable smell of burning fuel and oil, and the adrenaline jolt from a nearly-1,000-horsepower car roaring past a thrilled crowd. Formula E, a...
2019-07-10, 23:39

Evolet Launches Electric Two-Wheelers; Prices Start At Rs. 39,499 Evolet is an electric mobility brand set up by Rissala Electric Motors Private Limited, and the company has launched three electric scooters and an electric quad bike as part of its brand debut....
2019-09-05, 00:00

Electric bikes may soon be humming along national park trails WASHINGTON AP — Motorized electric bicycles may soon be humming along serene trails in national parks and other public lands nationwide under a new Trump administration order, strongly opposed by many outdoors groups, that will allow e-bikes on every federal trail where a regular bike can go. Sales ...
2019-09-03, 01:39

Westminster and Sheffield trial upcycled electric bin lorries Former diesel vehicles to be powered by the rubbish they collect in drive to cut pollutionElectric bin lorries powered by energy from the household rubbish they collect are being piloted in Sheffield and Westminster, London, in what the councils are calling a world first for a local authority.The sc...
2019-09-05, 00:00

Ford to build electric cars on VW’s MEB platform in 2023 News 12 Jul, 2019 Ford will “design and build at least one high-volume fully electric vehicle in Europe” using VW’s MEB platform in 2023...
2019-07-12, 20:13

New all-electric 2020 Porsche Taycan bolts in with up to 750bhp News 4 Sep, 2019 The new Porsche Taycan is the brand’s first ever all-electric production car, and arrives with two high-power ‘Turbo’ variants...
2019-09-04, 21:52

Harley-Davidson LiveWire Electric Motorcycle Unveiled Harley-Davidson intends to work on a complete range of electric motorcycles and the LiveWire will kick things off for the company in the electric mobility space....
2019-07-13, 18:26

Premium Electric Car of the Year 2019: Tesla Model 3 Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The Tesla Model 3 is the 2019 Auto Express Premium Electric Car of the Year, with the Audi e-tron and Jaguar I-Pace commended...
2019-07-10, 04:00

Bajaj Urbanite Electric Scooter Spotted Testing Images of what appears to be the upcoming Bajaj Urbanite electric scooter, have recently surfaced online. Expected to be sold under the Pune-based two-wheeler maker's new Electric Vehicle (EV) brand......
2019-05-24, 17:39

Hyundai Kona Electric India Launch Details Out The Hyundai Kona electric can go up to 350 km on a single charge which takes about 30 minutes through fast charging. Globally, the Kona Electric is offered in two iterations- one which is equipped......
2019-05-23, 08:26

CORRECTED-General Electric CEO says some efficiency efforts are just beginning General Electric Co affirmed on Thursday that it expects negative free cash flow in the second quarter, and said its power unit plans to cut headquarters costs by about 20% over the next two years as it tries to become leaner....
2019-05-31, 23:13

How Volkswagen's electric record-breaker conquered the Nurburgring 128.598mph: Average speed of the ID R on its new electric lap record run Volkswagen’s ID R special didn’t just beat the Nordschleife electric car record, it smashed it. We were there to watch the monumental feat After setting a new outright record on the 12.42-mile Pikes Peak hillclimb last year,...
2019-06-22, 10:26

New electric eel species zaps with highest voltage of any known animal A new study published in Nature Communications reveals there are actually three, one of them with the most powerful electric shock in the animal kingdom.       ...
2019-09-11, 18:13

2020 Jaguar XJ: electric-only saloon teased at Frankfurt Jaguar XJ 2020 teaser Jaguar's design chief promises that electric-only XJ, due in 2020 and set to be built in UK, will offer bold and unconventional styling Jaguar has given a sneak peek of its next-generation electric-only XJ flagship saloon with a teaser image shown at the Frankfurt motor show...
2019-09-11, 13:52

Volkswagen’s Type 20 electric concept merges old-school and new At an event at its newly christened Innovation and Engineering Center California in Belmont, Volkswagen unveiled its Type 20 concept car that's essentially a 1962 Microbus with a lot of tech crammed inside and its engine swapped for a battery pack an......
2019-07-03, 00:13

Newly Identified Electric Eel Species Is Most Shocking Animal Ever Genetic data has revealed several distinct electric eel species living throughout South America, including the most shocking eel (and animal) discovered yet. Read more......
2019-09-11, 01:39

Renault mines nostalgia for its latest electric concept car Much as Ford and Honda are doing with Mustang and Civic inspired EVs, Renault is going nostalgic by building an electric version of the beloved, best-selling 4L (Quatrelle), aka the Renault 4. The e-Plein Air (meaning "open air") is based on the 1968......
2019-07-24, 19:26

Electric bus maker Proterra hires banks for IPO -sources Proterra Inc, the U.S. electric bus manufacturer whose investors include car makers Daimler AG and BMW AG, has hired investment banks to prepare for an initial public offering (IPO), according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-03, 16:13

L.A. to Vegas and Back by Electric Car: 8 Hours Driving; 5 More Plugged In You’ll need to charge your vehicle more often than filling a gas tank, it takes longer, and the chargers can be scarce. Here’s how one road trip went....
2019-06-22, 09:13

All-electric Aston Martin Rapide E makes UK debut 600bhp-plus EV appears for the first time on home turf Aston's first production EV unleashed on home turf as brand celebrates anniversary of historic Le Mans win Aston Martin's production-ready Rapide E electric luxury saloon has completed the hillclimb at Goodwood's Festival of Speed, marking th...
2019-07-04, 20:39

Electric-Truck Maker Rivian Gets New Cash From Cox Enterprises Rivian Automotive, an electric pickup-truck startup backed by automotive and technology giants including Amazon.com, has landed $350 million from privately held Cox Enterprises....
2019-09-10, 16:52

Jaguar Land Rover To Build Electric Cars In The UK Car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover said Friday that it will make electric cars at its central England plant, securing thousands of jobs in a major boost to post-Brexit Britain....
2019-07-05, 12:39

Ford makes big electric push in Europe with new launches Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it would launch eight electric vehicles in Europe this year, a key step in its target of achieving a majority of its overall sales from electric cars by the end of 2022....
2019-09-10, 15:39

UPDATE 2-Applied Materials to buy Japan's Kokusai Electric for $2.2 bln Applied Materials Inc, the world's biggest supplier of chipmaking equipment, said on Monday it would buy Japanese peer Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion in cash from global investment firm KKR & Co Inc....
2019-07-01, 13:39

Why electric cars are a hot topic in Australia's forthcoming election Most parties in Australia's upcoming election want more electric cars, but providing enough charging points across such a vast country has proven difficult...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Sabino Canyon tests zero-emission electric shuttles A new fleet of zero-emission electric shuttles is closer to operating in Sabino Canyon. An open-air shuttle is being tested on Friday. It’s the first of five shuttles to arrive in the canyon. A new fleet of zero-emission electric shuttles are closer to operating in Sabino Canyon They will come w/he...
2019-09-14, 00:26

'The Current War' trailer explores electric race for power If you think you've heard or read about Benedict Cumberbatch playing Thomas Edison in a film called "The Current War" before, it's because you probably have. It's a movie some people first saw nearly two years ago....
2019-06-27, 20:13

Ford, GM rev up electric pickup trucks to head off Tesla Large pickup trucks that tow most of the profits in to Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co are holdovers from another century - with heavy ladder frames and big internal combustion engines in the front driving the wheels in the back....
2019-09-13, 12:26

VW piles into crowded car-sharing market with all-electric fleet The WeShare offering, which has started in Berlin, could help Volkswagen bolster its push into electric vehicles by making them more visible to consumers....
2019-06-27, 21:00

New 2021 Mercedes EQB SUV to boost brand's electric line-up News 21 Jun, 2019 The all-new Mercedes EQB electric crossover will share its platform and boxy looks with the GLB when it officially launches in 2021...
2019-06-21, 15:52

European automakers tell governments they must help sell electric cars Europe's carmakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of battery-powered vehicles and assist the industry in meeting stringent new emissions rules....
2019-09-12, 03:39

Under the skin: How EPAS is steering electric assistance to a better future This state-of-the-art electric power steering system from ZF has the electric motor on the front driving a wheel on the internal rack via a belt. The wheel and rack work like a nut and a bolt, so as the wheel spins, the rack moves. Electric power-assisted steering systems have become the norm for ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Lightyear unveils long-range solar-electric car News 25 Jun, 2019 Lightyear, a Dutch mobility company, will put the world’s long-range first solar powered electric car into production from 2021...
2019-06-28, 11:26

You're Gonna Have To Get Your Electric Volkswagen In Crossover Form, America Say, did you like that electric Volkswagen ID.3 that dropped at the Frankfurt Motor Show this week? I liked it a lot. If you want your practical, long-range electric people’s cars to not be made in a tent, it could be a great option for you. Too bad it’s not coming to America, a nation addicted to r...
2019-09-12, 00:39

Government increases investment in UK electric battery centre A further £28 million will be invested in UK Battery Industralisation Centre near Coventry, as a step towards a British Gigafactory The Government will invest a further £28 million in the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre, which will be tasked with developing “cutting-edge” electric vehicle b...
2019-05-21, 14:52

New electric cars in Europe have to make artificial noises Don't be surprised if you hear more of a racket from electric cars in Europe. As of July 1st, new four-wheeled EV models in the European Union require a noise-emitting device (Acoustic Vehicle Alert System, or AVAS) that kicks in whenever the vehicle......
2019-06-30, 23:39

China is Cracking Down on Electric Car Safety After Tesla and NIO Fires Fires have China cracking down on EVs, Ford is in the middle of an important connected-car discussion with the government, Volvo and NVIDIA are working on self driving trucks, FCA apparently can’t keep its suppliers happy, and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, June 18, 2019....
2019-06-18, 21:39

Hyundai launches Veloster N ETCR as first electric racer Electric touring car features the firm's first mid-mounted power unit and rear-drive layout Hyundai has unveiled its first electric race car, the Veloster N ETCR, at the Frankfurt motor show.  Designed to compete in the new Electric Touring Car race series (ETCR), the Veloster-based performance EV ...
2019-09-10, 15:13

New Revolt Electric Motorcycle To Get Artificial Exhaust Sound Revolt Intellicorp has released a teaser video which shows the company's first electric motorcycle to have a choice of several synthesised exhaust notes....
2019-06-18, 00:39

New Mercedes GLC 300 e plug-in arrives with 27-mile electric range News 8 Sep, 2019 The new Mercedes GLC 300 e uses the same petrol-electric powertrain as the E 300 e, meaning 316bhp and 700Nm of torque...
2019-09-09, 05:39

Electric scooters rollout off to a bumpy start in Germany Germany is seeing a transportation revolution, as electric scooters win over new riders with their speed and ease. But a spike in accidents involving the new vehicles has sparked concern among police and medical experts....
2019-07-08, 07:52

VW to deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push Volkswagen will create joint ventures and help finance battery production to persuade sceptical cell suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass producing electric vehicles, board member Stefan Sommer told Reuters....
2019-07-08, 08:39

VW will deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push Volkswagen has not been able to build as many electric cars as it wanted to because of a battery supply crunch so it will help to finance production by suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass producing EVs....
2019-07-08, 12:52

I rode an electric scooter to E3 2019 every day and it was my favorite 'game' In life, there is no reset button. I had to keep reminding myself of that while riding an electric scooter through downtown Los Angeles on the way to E3 2019 all week.It felt exactly like a video game: I was in a sprawling open-world city, weaving my way through notoriously congested LA traffic, and...
2019-06-17, 03:26

Hyundai Kona Electric SUV: Price Expectation In India The long-anticipated Hyundai Kona Electric SUV is all to go on sale in India this week on July 9, 2019. Apart from being Hyundai's first electric vehicle, the Kona Electric is also the first electric......
2019-07-08, 18:39

All-electric Volkswagen Kombi concept reimagines classic van News 8 Jul, 2019 The Volkswagen Kombi concept is an all-electric Type 2 van built to celebrate 20 years of Volkswagen’s Electronics Research Laboratory...
2019-07-08, 19:13

Electric toothbrush maker Quip gets into pay-as-you-go dental care Quip, the electric toothbrush company that seemingly sponsors every podcast, is expanding into dental care. The company has launched Quipcare, a free app that lets patients book pay-as-you-go dental services like teeth cleanings, check-ups, fillings......
2019-07-09, 12:52

Maharashtra First Electric Bus For Inter-City Commute Introduced The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has recently added the country's first inter-city air-conditioned electric bus to its fleet. Maharashtra is the first Indian state to get this......
2019-09-08, 13:13

Mercedes-Benz EQC Review: Testing Daimler's Big Bet On Electric The Mercedes-Benz EQC is the first of what promises to be several EQ models from the German carmaker. It is a good step in the right direction, combining electric expectations with the kind of......
2019-06-15, 11:13

Jaguar confirms that the I-Pace team is building an electric XJ While announcing plans to build a "range" of electrified vehicles at its Castle Bromwich, UK plant, Jaguar confirmed that the first new EV to roll off the line there will be an all-electric version of its flaship sedan, the XJ. Development of the new......
2019-07-06, 14:39

Tesla Posts Big Quarterly Loss as Its Electric-Car Sales Lag The $702 million loss exceeded expectations, but the company reaffirmed its guidance on the year’s deliveries. It said it was open to raising capital....
2019-05-21, 19:13

Electric Jaguar XJ confirmed, to be built at Castle Bromwich Autocar's image of how the upcoming XJ might look Long-rumoured electric XJ confirmed for 2020, as JLR plots expanded electrified vehicle production in the UK Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed its next-generation Jaguar XJ flagship saloon, launching next year, will be a pure electric model and will...
2019-07-05, 13:13

Extreme E prototype electric off-road SUV revealed at Goodwood The base-prototype Extreme E electric off-road SUV has been launched at the Goodwood Festival of Speed by series founder Alejandro Agag and chairman Gil de Ferran...
2019-07-05, 15:26

Eviation targets commuters with electric plane Alice An electric plane capable of flying up to 650 miles with nine passengers made its debut at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, with its manufacturer targeting regional commuter routes such as the French capital to the southern city of Toulouse....
2019-06-18, 18:13

San Francisco makes $2.5 bln bid for PG&E's electric system -media report The city of San Francisco has offered to buy PG&E Corp's power lines and other electrical system infrastructure serving the city for $2.5 billion, according to the San Francisco Chronicle....
2019-09-08, 22:00

Formula E founder ready to take electric racing to extremes Formula E founder Alejandro Agag is ready to take electric racing to extremes with the launch on Friday of a rugged SUV prototype that will compete in some of the most remote and ravaged parts of the planet....
2019-07-05, 17:26

Jaguar confirms new XJ and electric car plans in big UK car building boost News 5 Jul, 2019 Jaguar has confirmed that the next generation XJ will feature an all-electric powertrain, and it will be built in the UK at Castle Bromwich...
2019-07-05, 18:52

BEST Deploys 10 Olectra-BYD eBuzz K7 Electric Buses In Mumbai Adding electric buses to its intra-city fleet, the Brihan Mumbai Electricity Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) deployed 10 9-Meter electric buses in Mumbai. The new eBuzz K7 electric buses have......
2019-09-10, 14:00

Automakers turn on style to try to switch SUV fans to electric Mercedes-Benz and Porsche are showcasing curvaceous, high-end electric sports cars at the Frankfurt auto show as part of an industry effort to counter Tesla, avert billions in European pollution fines and defuse complaints from climate activists. Germany's premium automakers are now marketing ele...
2019-09-10, 12:52

The 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Aims To Be A 341-Mile Electric People's Car The 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 is the first of the German automaker’s upcoming onslaught of electric vehicles. We’ve seen it in concept form before but now it’s at the Frankfurt Motor Show in production spec, as a funky teal hatchback with a WLTP-estimated range of over 340 miles. And it should be a sin t...
2019-09-09, 21:39

Manhattan man clinging to life after fall from electric scooter A Manhattan man was clinging to life Friday after falling off his electric scooter in Midtown, police said. The 60-year-old man was driving the motorized scooter at about 8:45 p.m. near Park Avenue and East 58th Street when he fell of the bike and slammed into the pavement, authorities said. Witness...
2019-07-06, 06:39

New York State Set to Legalize Electric Scooters and Bikes New York City just got one step closer to being plagued with the piles of electric bikes and scooters that clutter the sidewalks of lesser cities. This is going to be a shitshow. Read more......
2019-06-18, 01:52

Maharashtra Gets India's First Electric Bus For Inter-City Commute The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has recently added the country's first inter-city air-conditioned electric bus to its fleet. Maharashtra is the first Indian state to get this......
2019-09-07, 20:13

Audi's Long-Awaited Electric Crossover: It Already Needs a Recharge There’s a lot to love about the Audi e-tron, the German brand’s first electric crossover. But with less range and slower charging than its competitors, along with a weighty battery, it still falls short, says Dan Neil....
2019-05-28, 10:13

Bet on Noah Syndergaard to give Padres an electric audition A fisherman took 40 minutes to reel in a 6-foot shark on the beaches near Martha’s Vineyard on Sunday. But after repeated chants of “Send her back, send her back,” he did. The “Squad” is ordering a full investigation. Could Wednesday be Noah Syndergaard’s final game as a Met? Is he Bronx bound? Thor...
2019-07-24, 21:26

Electric glider crashes into Connecticut home roof An electric glider crashed into the roof of a Danbury, Connecticut home on Tuesday. Mayor Mark Boughton and Danbury fire officials tell the Hartford Courant the glider's pilot suffered minor injuries. Three people in the home were not injured. (June 5)        ...
2019-06-05, 15:26

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2019-05-29, 00:26

General Electric posts loss due to Boeing, CFO to leave General Electric raised its 2019 forecast on Wednesday, helped by improvement in its industrial businesses, even as its latest earnings dipped into the red after two profitable quarters, sending shares up 3 percent in premarket trading. GE swung back to a financial loss in the second quarter as the ...
2019-07-31, 18:39

The British Builder Of This Homemade Electric Motorcycle Is Okay In My Book A police officer pulled over a driver on London’s M25 motorway—the busiest motorway in the UK—not because the vehicle was obstructing traffic or causing any sort of issue, but more because the officer was so confused about what the vehicle was. It turned out the vehicle was an electric motorbike wit...
2019-08-21, 21:13

An Electric Pickup Truck Really Could Pull a Freight Train—Here's How Ford showed off an all-electric F-150 pickup truck towing a freight train full of more F-150s. The stunt relies heavily on one force to work: friction....
2019-07-31, 19:39

Colorado will move forward on electric vehicle requirements Colorado said on Tuesday it plans to move forward with plans to adopt California's zero emission vehicle mandate after talks with major automakers failed to reach a deal on voluntary efforts to boost electric vehicle sales....
2019-06-05, 03:00

Volkswagen ID Crozz: 2020 electric SUV spotted testing Kia e-Niro-rivalling electric SUV finally hits the road in prototype form, with styling close to concept We've waited to see one since 2017, but at long last the Volkswagen 'ID Crozz' electric SUV has been seen on the road in disguised prototype form. Set to go into production after the ID 3 hatchb...
2019-07-31, 23:13

This Hyundai Aims To Be The World's Most Capable Electric Rally Car While the World Rally Championship is switching to hybrid engines for the 2022 season, rally driver Hayden Paddon and a team of researchers are about to do WRC one better. They’re coming out with a Hyundai Kona EV rally car in 2020, a vehicle that will be able to complete a full-length event solely ...
2019-08-21, 11:26

General Electric shares slide after another damning report General Electric shares tumbled after a major credit rating agency echoed concerns about the business raised last week by Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos. Fitch Ratings issued an insurance industry update that examined 16 long-term-care insurance providers — and designated GE’s portfoli...
2019-08-21, 07:13

Mercedes-Benz EQV is 252-mile range premium electric MPV All-electric people carrier offers rapid charging, spacious interior and choice of seating configurations Mercedes-Benz has launched its new EQV electric people carrier, its second production electric vehicle, as a pioneering zero-emissions premium MPV. Previously shown in concept form, the EQV has...
2019-08-21, 07:13

Yamaha Patent Images Reveal Electric Motorcycle Patent images reveal that Yamaha may be exploring different places for positioning the charging socket in the company's under-production range of electric bikes....
2019-06-05, 17:13

New Mini Cooper S E: electric hot hatch spied undisguised Mini Cooper S E Performance-focused Cooper S E, Mini's first series electric car, has been spotted ahead of its late 2019 launch Mini’s first full-production electric car, the Mini Cooper S E, has been spied virtually undisguised during a photo shoot ahead of its launch later this year. As first...
2019-05-28, 23:26

BYD's profit triples as China's electric car boom continues Chinese electric car maker BYD Co Ltd posted a 203.6% rise in first-half profit on Wednesday, as China's new energy vehicle market continues to surge....
2019-08-22, 08:26

40 Tata Ultra Electric Buses Delivered To The JKSRTC The Ultra electric buses are powered by an Integrated Electric Motor Generator and is built on the existing platforms of Starbus and Ultra. With a max power of 329 bhp and continuous power of 194 bhp,......
2019-07-23, 12:26

Inside India’s Messy Electric Vehicle Revolution A million electric rickshaws sprang up out of nowhere and are now being used by 60 million people a day. The government and vehicle makers are struggling to catch up....
2019-08-22, 18:26

EU will force electric cars to emit a noise below 20 km/h on July 1 Starting July 1, all electric vehicles with four or more wheels in the EU will be required to emit noise of at least 56 decibels if the car is going 20 km/h or slower, the New Atlas reports. This makes a ton of sense as electric cars don’t make any of the engine noises we’ve grown accustomed to from...
2019-06-06, 16:00

All-electric, Mustang-inspired Ford Mach 1 SUV spied News 22 Aug, 2019 A development mule for the upcoming Ford Mach 1 all-electric SUV has been caught on camera for the first time, sporting heavy camouflage...
2019-08-22, 18:00

New Honda e: side cameras confirmed for electric city car BMW i3 rival will feature cameras instead of wing mirrors as standard; reservations open with £800 deposit Honda has confirmed that its new electric city car, the Honda e, will feature side cameras in place of wing mirrors as standard when deliveries start in 2020. The Urban EV concept, first revea...
2019-05-28, 17:13

Renault unveils retro 4L-based electric convertible One-off e-Plein Air is a beach-friendly classic car that uses the Twizy's powertrain Renault has revealed a retro-styled electric convertible based on its first front-wheel-drive family car, the 4L.  The one-off e-Plein Air (French for ‘fresh air’) was unveiled at the 10th annual 4L International, ...
2019-07-23, 18:13

New electric Hyundai concept has 1970s-style design Frankfurt-bound 45 shows off Korean brand’s future design direction while paying tribute to its historic models Hyundai has announced the first details of an electric concept car that will make its debut at the Frankfurt motor show.  Called the 45, it's said to feature styling references to the bra...
2019-08-22, 18:00

Ford targets Tesla with its new electric-truck claim Ford is going on the offensive to defend its highly profitable pickup franchise from emerging all-electric truck competitors such as Tesla. The company on Tuesday released an EV pickup prototype capable oftowing more than 1 million pounds....
2019-07-23, 20:26

Singapore forgoes Tesla's electric 'lifestyle' for buses Singapore is in no rush to adopt a certain brand of electric car. In an interview with Bloomberg published today, a government minister offered a rebuttal to Tesla founder Elon Musk's criticism that the city-state is "unwelcome" to electric cars. Inv......
2019-08-22, 11:26

UK electric cars will require twice the world’s supply of cobalt News 5 Jun, 2019 Scientists warn of “huge implications for our natural resources” as government pushes for rapid adoption of electric cars...
2019-06-05, 20:13

Uber, Sun Mobility tie up to offer electric three-wheelers in India Ride hailing company Uber Technologies Inc and Bengaluru-based start-up Sun Mobility said on Wednesday they will partner to offer commuters in India electric auto-rickshaws in the coming months, amid a push by policymakers to encourage the use of cleaner fuels....
2019-07-24, 15:13

Opinion: Why the Mercedes-Benz EQV is an electric game-changer Mercedes-Benz Vans boss Marcus Breitschwerd is confident about the future of the commercial vehicle segment Stuttgart’s new zero-emission people carrier could take more conventionally fuelled cars off the road than any EV yet We’re just weeks away from the unveiling of Porsche’s Taycan electric s...
2019-08-21, 07:13

Sebastien Ogier Tired Of Kicking Everyone's Ass In WRC, Goes To Electric SUV Racing Six-time WRC world champion Sebastien Ogier has never been quiet about the fact that he intended to end his rally career the same way he started it: behind the wheel of a Citroën. What he didn’t mention at the time was something he couldn’t have possibly known: that he would be leaving to focus on E...
2019-08-01, 16:26

Bird is adding a shareable electric motorcycle to its fleet Bird, the company that rents out electric razor scooters, is adding an electric motorcycle to its fleet of micro-mobility vehicles. The Bird Cruiser is described as a "seated electric vehicle," which can carry up to two adults at a time. You'll get a......
2019-06-04, 16:39

In extreme heat, electric fans inadvisable unless it's humid In extreme heat, electric fans may offer some relief when it's very humid, but when temps are dangerously high and humidity is low, fans can actually make a person feel hotter, increasing strain on the heart and raising core temperature, a new report warns....
2019-08-06, 02:26

Germany extends 1.2 bln euro electric car bonus to 2020 Germany will extend for another year a bonus scheme to encourage people to buy electric cars, Die Welt newspaper reported on Thursday, another sign of Berlin's eagerness to support a sector in which it lags U.S. and Asian rivals....
2019-05-30, 18:52

General Electric analyst weighs in on the fraud allegations Shares of GE suffered its biggest decline since 2009 on Thursday after it was accused of accounting fraud. Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos told CNBC has a $38 billion problem. GE CEO Lawrence Culp issued a response to the claims saying, "GE will always take an allegation of financial mi...
2019-08-16, 16:26

Tennessee Just Executed the Third Person by Electric Chair in Less Than a Year Tennessee executed Stephen Michael West on Thursday night, making him the third person executed by electric chair in the state since November. The Tennessee Department of Correction announced the 56 year old’s death time as 7:27 p.m. CST....
2019-08-16, 14:52

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
2019-08-08, 17:00

New BMW i4: fresh shots reveal electric saloon's design 4 Series-based EV will go up against the Tesla Model 3 when it arrives in 2020 New images show BMW's new i4 electric saloon carrying out hot weather testing as the company gears up to unveil the Tesla Model 3 rival next year.  As in previous prototype shots, a clear visual link between the i4 and t...
2019-08-08, 21:26

Jim Cramer weighs in on whistleblower allegations against General Electric Shares of General Electric fell in the pre-market Thursday after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos released a report alleging that GE has masked the depths of its financial problems, resulting in inaccurate and what he's calling fraudulent financial filings with regulators. GE responded by ...
2019-08-16, 12:26

Audi Wants To Sell You An Electric Scooter You Can Charge In Your Trunk From the R8-based E-Tron 10 years ago to the production E-Tron electric crossover introduced back in September, Audi has already shown us more than a few forms its brand of electrification project can take. It even thinks it can grow its marketshare by moving downmarket with a cheaper version of its...
2019-08-11, 02:13

Lotus Type 130 electric hypercar will be unveiled on 16 July Lotus' landmark flagship and first all-new model since 2008 will be shown in London ahead of sales beginning soon after Lotus has revealed a date for the unveiling of its groundbreaking all-new electric hypercar - the Type 130. The most ambitious car in the firm's history will be shown at "an exclu...
2019-05-31, 11:52

Norway's first electric plane crash-lands on lake Norway's first battery-powered aircraft crash-landed on a lake on Wednesday, in a setback for the country's aviation strategy, although police said the pilot and passenger both escaped unhurt....
2019-08-14, 23:00

Skip’s new electric scooter is equipped with waterproof batteries Electric scooters are prone to a lot of wear and tear -- which gives most of them a pretty short shelf life. Skip unveiled a new model of electric scooter, the S3, that should be tougher and more sustainable than its predecessor. The S3 includes swap......
2019-08-15, 00:52

Anker Makes Electric Lawn Tools Now, And You Can Get Them On Sale Well, it’s come to this. Having thoroughly conquered the worlds of phone charging, home security, weight tracking, and wireless headphones (among many others), Anker’s next big foray is into the world of power tools....
2019-05-30, 17:13

Mercedes-Benz to launch EQE electric saloon in 2022 Firm's sixth electric model will pack two motors, exceed 400bhp and have a range of 370 miles One of ex-Mercedes-Benz chairman Dieter Zetsche’s final acts in power was to sign off on the firm’s sixth electric model: the EQE.  The new upmarket saloon is scheduled to go on sale in 2022 and will compe...
2019-06-03, 05:13

Super Soco CUx Ducati Edition Electric Scooter The CUx Ducati edition electric scooter is the product of a licence agreement between Super Soco and Ducati, but there's no technical contribution from Ducati for its development....
2019-06-03, 11:39

Ford will reportedly make two more electric SUVs by 2023 Ford might not lean solely on its Mustang-inspired electric SUV to draw EV fans in the next few years. Automotive News sources claim the automaker is building two "mid-size" electric crossovers at its Flat Rock plant in Michigan, with both to be rel......
2019-08-21, 03:13

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record - with video Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R has smashed the electric lap record at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with Romain Dumas lapping the ...
2019-06-04, 13:00

Seat Mii reinvented as 162-mile electric city car for 2020 Citroen C1 rival is turned electric as the Spanish manufacturer gears up to launch its bespoke EV, the el-Born Seat has unveiled the Mii Electric, its first zero-emissions model, as it gears up to introduce the el-Born EV, a plug-in hybrid variant of the next Leon and the plug-in hybrid Cupra Forme...
2019-06-04, 13:00

All-Electric Porsche Taycan Achieves 24 Hour Endurance Run Porsche's first electric sports car - the Taycan - had a successful endurance test over 24 hours that saw it drive 3,425 kilometres non stop. The test was carried out at Italy's Nardo high-speed......
2019-08-19, 17:52

New electric Fiat 500 to lead five-model renewal plan "The 500 family will carry premium pricing to absorb the extra cost of the all-electric drivetrain" New EV-only 500 to head upmarket next year, with new Panda, SUVs and estate to follow Fiat is planning a major two-pronged renewal of its European range centred around its two biggest sellers: the...
2019-08-19, 15:13

Drako's GTE electric supercar will be a four-motor, 1,200HP monster The new Tesla Roadster won't be the only wildly overpowered electric supercar arriving in the near future. Drako Motors (a startup created by Barracuda Networks co-founder Dean Drako) has unveiled the GTE, an electric sedan that's built to take on t......
2019-08-18, 09:00

Electric scooters aren't as eco-friendly as they seem, study finds Materials used in manufacturing and companies’ efforts to collect and charge scooters create significant greenhouse gas emissionsAt first glance, the assertion that dockless electric scooters are more environmentally friendly than other modes of transportation seems sound. They don’t emit greenhouse...
2019-08-03, 12:00

Ford targets Tesla with its new electric truck claim Ford is going on the offensive to defend its highly profitable pickup franchise from emerging all-electric truck competitors such as Tesla. The company on Tuesday released an EV pickup prototype capable of towing more than 1 million pounds....
2019-08-04, 04:00

How Electric Vehicle Makers Are Figuring Out ‘Engine’ Noise Sound is a huge part of a vehicle’s personality, especially when it comes to motorcycles. As electric bikes and cars become bigger parts of the transportation ecosystem, figuring out what they’ll sound like is a big deal. Not only do electric vehicles have to be distinctive, there are safety and reg...
2019-08-17, 10:39

VW's electric ID.R racer smashed a Nürburgring efficiency record VW's ID.R wasn't just running laps around the Nürburgring in June to set electric performance records. The automaker has confirmed that the EV also set an efficiency record while blasting through the Nordschliefe, using 24.7kWh to complete a la......
2019-08-04, 05:26

VW's Electric Dune Buggy Finally Made It To The Beach Volkswagen has been coyly teasing its electric dune buggy concept as “feasible for production” but I wouldn’t get your hopes up. That said, there is a working model playing around in the California sand right now, and a few notes from folks who got to drive it....
2019-08-17, 10:39

Watch Ford’s electric F-150 tow a million+ pounds like nobody’s business Ford promised us an electric version of its F-150 truck was on the way back in 2017, but it’s been mostly silent on the matter since. Though the vehicles is still years from launch, today the company came out in a big way, showing a prototype electric F-150 towing a train weighing over a million pou...
2019-07-23, 21:39

Ford's best-selling pickup truck F-150 is going electric Ford's most popular pickup truck is going electric. The American automaker announced future plans for the F-150 to become an all-electric vehicle.       ...
2019-07-23, 09:13

Lotus ups the ante on the electric hypercar with the Evija: 2,000 hp, 200 mph at $2 million The Lotus Lotus Eviya has four motor-generators, one per wheel, each producing a peak 493 horsepower, 1,971 overall. Torque is rated at a combined 1,245 pound-feet. That will get you from 0 to 100 kmh, or 62 mph, in less than three seconds....
2019-07-18, 19:39

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. According to Reuters, Indian officials are planning t......
2019-06-10, 08:26

Renault backs new electric car in Andros Trophy for 2019/20 Renault will provide manufacturer backing to the DA Racing team in the top class of the Andros Trophy, as the series switches to electric power in 2019/20...
2019-07-20, 19:52

‘Vauxhall and Peugeot need to cut their electric car prices to compete with MINI’ Opinion 20 Jul, 2019 Mike Rutherford thinks affordability is fast becoming one of the most important words in the modern car-buying vocabulary...
2019-07-20, 16:26

Toyota To Launch An Electric Version Of all Models From 2020 Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will be coming up with a brand new battery electric vehicle (BEV) platform and is planning to launch 10 new BEVs by 2025....
2019-06-09, 15:26

MG eZS Electric SUV Prices Announced For The UK; India Launch In 2019 MG Motor UK has announced the pricing and availability on the ZS Electric SUV that goes on sale in September this year. The MG ZS EV, as it will be called in the UK, is priced from 21,495 Pounds,......
2019-07-17, 19:00

The Electric Harley-Davidson LiveWire Is a Shockingly Fun Bid for the Future Swing a leg over the Harley-Davidson LiveWire and you’ll instantly feel the crashing waves of a sea change. A magnet inside the motor rocks back and forth to indicate the bike is alive, it feels like a faint heartbeat. It’s a little on-the-nose, but it’s as if this bike is directly channeling the p...
2019-07-16, 22:00

Madoff whistleblower: Red flags at General Electric is ‘more serious’ than Enron The financial analyst famous for blowing the whistle on Ponzi King Bernard Madoff has now set his sights on General Electric. Harry Markopolos, who repeatedly rang alarm bells about Madoff only to be ignored by regulators, sent shares of GE down a whopping 11 percent Thursday, to $8.01, after he iss...
2019-08-16, 21:39

Thousands without power after explosion, fire at Madison Gas and Electric Two fires are burning at downtown Madison properties of the Madison Gas and Electric company.        ...
2019-07-19, 20:26

Tesla rolls out electric vehicle insurance in California Tesla is launching an insurance service designed to give drivers in California lower rates because of safety features on its electric vehicles.Read More...
2019-08-29, 10:52

Can power napping solve electric car charging challenge? Automakers around the world are pushing hard for new networks that can charge electric cars fast. In Europe, some power companies and grid operators are testing whether it might be smarter and cheaper to move into the slow lane....
2019-08-27, 13:13

How Amsterdam plans to power a city of electric cars Amsterdam has bold plans to ban all gasoline and diesel vehicles from the city by 2030. But if it is to meet that target, it has only a decade to build the infrastructure to power a city of electric cars....
2019-08-26, 19:39

Porsche unveils 99X electric racer as first Formula E entry Neel Jani and Andre Lotterer will drive for Porsche in its first season in electric championship Porsche has unveiled the 99X challenger that it will field for it’s first season in the Formula E electric single-seater championship. The firm quit endurance racing at the end of 2017 to focus on prepa...
2019-08-29, 04:52

Mini Cooper SE Electric Teased Towing An Aircraft The Mini Cooper SE slipped straight into the role of an aircraft tug, setting off to the loading point towing a Boeing 777F freight aircraft with an unladen weight of some 150 tons....
2019-06-07, 19:52

Boom in electric scooters leads to more injuries, fatalities Andrew Hardy was crossing the street on an electric scooter in downtown Los Angeles when a car struck him at 50 miles per hour and flung him 15 feet in the air before he smacked his head on the pavement and fell unconscious. The 26-year-old snapped two bones in each leg, broke a thighbone, shattered...
2019-06-07, 23:26

Electric taxis — a welcome drop in Nairobi's pool of emissions An electric taxi can travel 150 kilometers on full charge. As the Kenyan capital struggles with air pollution, electric taxis are seen not just as an opportunity for cleaner transport, but also to make money....
2019-08-24, 21:13

Lotus Evija: electric hypercar to be revealed later today What we think the Evija electric hypercar will look like Lotus' landmark flagship and first all-new model since 2008 will be shown in London ahead of sales beginning soon after Lotus will reveal its groundbreaking all-electric Evija hypercar later today. It will be shown at an exclusive event in ...
2019-07-16, 11:26

New Porsche Taycan: electric four-door's interior revealed Tesla Model S rival gets a total of four screens to make it the most connected and high-tech car Porsche has made Porsche has revealed the interior of its first electric production car, the Taycan, ahead of its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show next month.  The Tesla Model S rival's cabin ta...
2019-08-23, 02:52

Revolt Electric Cafe Racer Teased; Could Be The Next Launch After launching the RV 300 and the RV 400, Revolt Intellicorp is now gearing up towards the launch of its next model, which will be an electric cafe racer!...
2019-08-30, 12:52

Opel's junior rally championship goes electric from 2020 Opel has launched what it believes is the first rally championship for electric cars, replacing its flagship junior series with the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup for the Corsa-e from 2020...
2019-08-22, 23:13

Electric car chargepoints to accept contactless payment next year News 15 Jul, 2019 Government “prepared to intervene” to force contactless payments on public chargers; Chargemaster announces contactless payment...
2019-07-15, 18:00

Lotus’ all-electric hypercar fully charges in nine minutes Lotus decided to make its latest hypercar not only all-electric but also incredibly powerful. The Evija is the company's first car with an electrified powertrain, which translates into a disgusting amount of power (2,000 PS or roughly 1973 in horsepo......
2019-07-17, 12:00

Claims data points to high-end electric car risks: AXA Electric luxury cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) may be 40% more likely to cause accidents than their standard engine counterparts, possibly because drivers are still getting used to their quick acceleration, French insurer AXA said....
2019-08-22, 19:39

Electric chargers should offer card payment by 2020 Government says new rapid charge points should allow contactless credit or debit card payment All new public charging points should offer contactless payment via credit or debit card by spring next year, the government has said, as it seeks to address a key issue surrounding electric-vehicle usage....
2019-07-15, 17:52

Next-Gen Cadillac Escalade to Get V Performance Model and Go Electric: Report The new Lincoln Navigator is eating the aging Cadillac Escalade’s lunch, but a new report suggests the next generation of GM’s luxury bruiser could get much more appetizing with a V performance model and an all-electric trim....
2019-07-23, 00:00

BMW iNext: electric SUV's innovative steering wheel revealed Unconventional wheel design will aid shift between driver-operated and autonomous modes Audi E-tron rival's autonomous potential demonstrated with radical polygon-style steering wheel BMW’s gradual unveiling of its innovative iNext, due in 2021, continues with the reveal of a range of images depi...
2019-07-22, 12:39

Electric brain stimulation may help people with severe mental illness For people with mental illness, focusing attention over long periods of time, distinguishing between two different things and processing information can be a challenge...
2019-08-17, 14:52

Renault forms China electric vehicle venture with JMCG France's Renault SA said on Wednesday it will invest $145 million in a unit of China's Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) that will allow it to expand its electric vehicle manufacturing footprint in the world's largest auto market....
2019-07-17, 10:39

Hyundai Kona Electric's Price Reduced; Now Priced At Rs. 23.71 Lakh Hyundai has reduced the price of the Kona from Rs. 25.3 lakh to Rs. 23.71 lakh on account of the government reducing the GST rates on electric vehicles. Hyundai has received about 152 bookings in 20......
2019-08-04, 10:00

Volkswagen and Ford Are Teaming Up Massively on Electric and Autonomous Cars The game of catch-up gets going for real, Daimler isn’t doing so hot, and diesels are definitely not having a moment. All that and more in the Morning Shift for July 12, 2019....
2019-07-12, 16:39

Ford and VW Agree to Share Costs of Self-Driving and Electric Cars A deal announced Friday is an example of how carmakers are joining forces to survive a major shift in technology. But can two longtime rivals cooperate?...
2019-07-12, 15:26

Confirmed: Ford to share Volkswagen’s MEB platform for at least one electric car by 2023 Volkswagen to invest in Ford-backed autonomous tech firm in exchange for use of modular EV platform in global alliance Ford and Volkswagen have jointly announced the expansion of their global alliance will include electric vehicles, along with a massive investment in autonomous technology and joint...
2019-07-12, 16:00

Bollinger Has Some Awesome Mods Planned For Its Upcoming Electric Truck While I know we’re getting an all-new Land Rover Defender soon, I can’t help but feel like the upcoming all-electric Bollinger B1 and B2 SUV and truck are the real spiritual successor to the original Defender—and these new available modifications are only more convincing....
2019-07-04, 01:13

Elon Musk believes electric planes will become more practical in about 5 years For as easy as it is to poke fun at Elon Musk’s online shenanigans, there’s no denying that he was able to revolutionize the auto industry in a relatively short period of time. Thanks to the initial success of the Model S, Tesla was able to prove that electric cars didn’t have to b...
2019-07-02, 03:26

Ford, Volkswagen join forces on electric, autonomous cars Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG joined forces to develop autonomous and electric cars on Friday and said they were also looking at other areas of cooperation, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs....
2019-07-12, 15:39

Ford’s all-electric F-150 may beat Tesla’s pickup truck to market It may come as something of a surprise, but pickup trucks are routinely the best-selling vehicles in the U.S. In 2018, for example, the top 3 selling vehicles included Ford’s F-Series, the Chevrolet Silverado, and the Dodge Ram. In light of that, it’s no big shock that Tesla plans to int...
2019-09-03, 07:52

UK and South Korea to work together on electric cars and autonomous tech News 10 Sep, 2019 Memorandum of understanding “will open a new era” between two countries; takes advantage of pre-Brexit trade agreement with Korea...
2019-09-10, 18:00

The Morning After: Bosch's electric stroller technology helps push Welcome to your Monday morning! It's the first week of those US tech tariffs, and while you might not feel the effect right now, you might in the future. This week's Bad Password outlines how the Apple Card may not be as private as you think, and we......
2019-09-03, 02:26

Scientists discover ‘shocking’ high-voltage electric eels It’s a truly shocking discovery. Scientists have found two entirely new species of electric eel — including one that zaps out a record-breaking jolt. Zoologists long believed that Electrophorus electricus — which inspired Alessandro Volta to design the first battery — was a single species foun...
2019-09-11, 03:13

Shocking news: world's most powerful electric eel found in Amazon Electrophorus voltai can deliver a jolt of 860 volts, much more than existing record of 650 voltsDNA research has revealed two entirely new species of electric eel in the Amazon basin, including one capable of delivering a record-breaking jolt.The findings are evidence, researchers say, of the incre...
2019-09-11, 06:52

Electric vs Hydrogen cars: exclusive real-world analysis News 28 Aug, 2019 Transport for London and the Metropolitan Police run hydrogen, electric and conventional vehicles – but which are they using most?...
2019-08-28, 07:52

Back to school: The electric skateboards, bikes and scooters to use on campus Please enjoy this guide to the best electric bikes, scooters and skateboards to use at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school special. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and......
2019-08-02, 22:26

Electric Porsche Taycan completes endurance run ahead of launch Zero-emission Porsche has completed a 24-hour test run ahead of early September launch Porsche has continued its development programme for the Taycan electric sports car ahead of its launch next month ahead of the Frankfurt motor show, completing 2128 miles in a 24-hour endurance test run at the Na...
2019-08-19, 15:13

Electric cars grab almost half of sales in oil-producing Norway Almost half of new cars sold in Norway in the first six months of 2019 were powered by fully electric engines, up from just over a quarter in the same period last year, ensuring the Nordic nation retains its top global ranking in electric vehicle sales....
2019-07-01, 16:13

General Electric stock bounces back after fraud accusations Light bulb maker General Electric bounced back from fraud allegations Friday after CEO Larry Culp bought stock and Wall Street analysts stood up for the company. Culp, who took over the troubled conglomerate last year, bought nearly $2 million worth of GE stock, or 252,200 shares, for $7.93 a share,...
2019-08-17, 05:26

City to install designated electric car charging ports in all 5 boroughs Watt the hell? The city wants to remove 100 parking spots to make way for charging stations for electric cars — even though they make up just 0.4 percent of vehicles in the Big Apple. Fifty curbside hubs are to be installed by next spring in “pilot” zones across the five boroughs, according to the.....
2019-09-13, 07:13

Tennessee puts Stephen West to death by electric chair Tennessee inmate Stephen West, who was found guilty of the 1986 kidnapping and stabbing deaths of a mother and her 15-year-old daughter, died Thursday in the electric chair, according to the Tennessee Department of Correction....
2019-08-16, 13:13

FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW PREVIEW: Charging into an electric future The VW ID.3 and Porsche Taycan will battle for the limelight in a show chock-full of electrification. But not to be overlooked will be the next-gen Land Rover Defender....
2019-09-02, 17:00

Man on electric bike dies after crashing into pedestrian in Central Park A man on an electric bicycle died after colliding with a person crossing the street in Central Park, cops said Thursday. The man, Charles Cheeseboro, was riding the e-bike north on East Drive when he slammed into a 77-year-old man at the intersection of 74th Street just before 3:30 p.m. Monday, acco...
2019-08-29, 16:26

Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided....
2019-08-11, 23:00

| Cigarette, electric fault among possible causes of Notre-Dame fire: prosecutors A badly stubbed-out cigarette or an electrical fault could have started the devastating fire that ripped through Notre-Dame cathedral in April, Paris prosecutors have said, ruling out any criminal intent....
2019-06-27, 19:39