Tag Archives: Electric Cars

Volkswagen Will Sell Some of Its New Electric Cars for Less Than $23,000: Report

Some of Volkswagen’s new electric cars will be priced at less than 20,000 euros (around $22,800), according to Reuters. That amount is somewhat less than what we heard it might be last month, when VW said they would be priced similarly to their diesel models.

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What the Hell Is Going On With This Mystery Cadillac Key?

We know Cadillac is going through a bit of a reorganization at the moment, as it tries to walk back all the #brand stuff former CEO Johan de Nysschen has done over the last few years to focus on SUVs and crossovers. But this image sent to us of an alleged Cadillac key fob is absolutely bewildering as to what it kind…

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Faraday Future Co-Founder Quits, Claims Company ‘Is Effectively Insolvent’

The co-founder of the struggling Faraday Future, Nick Sampson, has resigned from his role, claiming the company is “effectively insolvent” and unable to pay its debts as even more employees are reportedly furloughed and operations scaled back.

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Ram Production May Move to Mexico After All Because FCA Wants More Trucks

FCA might not abandon Ram production in Mexico after all, China considers an EV sales tax cut, and NHTSA’s thinking about headlights—all of this and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.

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Jaguar Finally Confirms the 2019 I-Pace Has a Range of 234 Miles

The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace has generated plenty of buzz, with the automaker expecting it to produce 240 miles of range on a single charge. The official result, per multiple reports, is that Jaguar landed a few miles shy of that target, clocking in at 234 total.

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The New Formula E Cars Are Already Way Faster Than Last Season

The somewhat awkwardly named BMW i Andretti Motorsport team set the fastest times in Formula E pre-season testing at Valencia this week, some five seconds per lap quicker than the pre-season testing at the same circuit a year ago. The team’s lead driver Antonio Felix da Costa posted the best lap with a 1:16.977s time,…

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Watch Daniel Abt Drive An Electric Audi RS3 To A Reverse Land Speed Record

Schaeffler Group is an incredibly large automotive components conglomerate. It owns companies which produce everything from tires and belts to wheel bearings and EV motors. It is also title sponsor of the Schaeffler Abt Audi Formula E team. As a way of activating that sponsorship, the team built a wild all-wheel drive…

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The Electric Porsche Taycan Will Get A Sweet Lifted Wagon Version Too

Hot off the news that the Porsche Taycan sedan will be priced the below the Panamera to challenge the Tesla Model S directly in the European market, Porsche announced that its board has greenlit production of a crossover version based on the Mission E Cross Turismo concept. Bring on the electric lifted wagons!

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Tesla Shows What the Parking Garage of the Future Could Look Like

This is Tesla’s brand new charging station in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong—a site that Tesla calls one of the biggest Tesla destination charging stations on earth, and the very biggest one in Asia. My brother and his friend just stopped by the facility to have a look. Here’s what he saw.

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Here’s What the Production Porsche Taycan Could Look Like

I’m excited for the Porsche Taycan, Porsche’s upcoming all-electric sedan. We’ve yet to see the production version of the sleek thing (though the “concept” will pretty much be it), but some artistic renderings of what it could look like show something extremely promising.

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