all-electric Stories April 26, 2016

While some (including myself) were disapointed when Hyundai confirmed that its first all-electric vehicle, the Ioniq, will only have about 110 miles of EPA-rated range, we can now find some comfort in the fact that the Korean automaker plans for its next all-electric vehicle to have almost twice as much range as the Ioniq. expand full story

all-electric Stories February 23, 2016

The IONIQ is Hyundai’s new car platform that will be offered with 3 electric powertrain options: all-electric (BEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and conventional hybrid without a plug (HEV).

The Korean automaker already released all the specs of the HEV version, but we still don’t have all the details for the all-electric and PHEV versions, even though they will all look the same and only their powertrain will be different. expand full story

all-electric Stories February 17, 2016

When unveiling that all-electric RapidE concept last year, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer announced that the automaker will take an investment from a China-based group to develop the production version of the RapidE concept.

Today, the company announced the creation of a partnership with Faraday Future backer LeTV, or LeEco or Leshi (the group goes by many brand names), to develop and manufacture the RapidE. The group says they are now focused on bringing the vehicle to market in 2018. expand full story

all-electric Stories November 4, 2015

Up to June of this year, Google’s self-driving cars had yet to be at fault in any accidents, and it seems that record has held true over the last few months. Of the dozen or so accidents up to that point, the majority had happened when the self-driving car wasn’t even moving, and the rest occurred when Google’s safety drivers were in control of the vehicles.

Unfortunately, in the months after Google released the first report, Google’s cars continued to see a couple of accidents per month. But that trend has come to an interesting halt recently. As we’ve learned thanks to Google’s recently-published October report, the self-driving cars have now gone more than two months without a single accident… expand full story

all-electric Stories October 29, 2015

Yesterday at the Tokyo Motor Show, Mitsubishi unveiled its 250 miles all-electric crossover eX concept. The company announced the model just a few weeks ago, but we only had renders, now we have the real thing. expand full story

all-electric Stories October 23, 2015

BMW CEO Harald Krüger talked to German magazine Die Zeit earlier this week and confirmed that the company will introduce an upgraded battery pack for next year’s version of its flagship all-electric vehicle, the BMW i3. expand full story

all-electric Stories September 22, 2015

It has been a while since we’ve heard of Renovo Motors, the all-electric supercar maker backed by the deep-pocket VC firm True Ventures, but we hear that Renovo was recently testing its coupe at the famous Mazda Raceway Monterey, California. expand full story

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