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2018 Nissan LEAF gets weird e-Pedal; brake & go with one pedal (video)

Jul 20, 2017

The second-gen Nissan LEAF is getting near, with another teaser hitting the web detailing a new e-Pedal technology that will debut with the car. Nissan is describing the e-Pedal as a technology that will transform...

Fully electric Lucid Air hits 378km/h in latest top speed run (video)

Jul 14, 2017

If in the world of cars the Tesla Model S is a disruptor, then the Lucid Air is the disruptor of the disruptors, having just achieved a top speed record of 378km/h. Currently under development,...

Nissan developing cheap EV for Chinese market – report

Jul 11, 2017

Reports are suggesting that Nissan is on the verge of disrupting the Chinese electric vehicle market, with an affordable EV around the US$13,200 mark (AU$17,383) – or half the price of the LEAF. According to...

Renault Zoe R.S. electric hot hatch under consideration

Jul 11, 2017

The dawn of the electric hot hatch is upon us, with news that Renault Sport is toying with the idea of a production version of the ZOE e-sport concept. The Renault Zoe is a production...

First Tesla Model 3 rolls off the production line (video)

Jul 11, 2017

The first production Tesla Model 3 rolled off the production line last week, blowing some analysts’ predictions of a delay out of the water. New video footage gives us a better look at the car...

Elon Musk announces 100-megawatt powerpack for South Australia

Jul 08, 2017

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has committed to building a 100-megawatt battery farm in Australia to meet the needs of South Australia’s energy infrastructure. While not strictly car related, the lithium-ion battery farm will likely be...

Near-production Faraday Future FF91 runs Pike Peak in 11:25 (video)

Jul 06, 2017

Faraday Future, like LeEco and Lucid (all funded by Jia Yueting), is gunning for supremacy over the Tesla Model S – presently the fastest and longest range electric luxury sedan in the world. The January...

Volvo will launch 5 EVs by 2021, every model at least mild hybrid

Jul 05, 2017

Volvo is taking a bold leap forward with the announcement that every vehicle launched from 2019 onward will be equipped with an electric motor. This means that Volvos powered by an internal combustion engine only...

2018 Nissan LEAF previewed again, debuts September 6

Jul 04, 2017

Continuing the slow tease and lead-up program to its release later this year, Nissan has trickled out the third teaser for the second-generation LEAF electric car, showcasing grille details and release date. After the first...

Tesla Model 3 production to hit 20,000 by December

Jul 03, 2017

Tesla is on track to meet its commitment to commence production of its mainstream Model 3 model by the end of July, company boss Elon Musk says. Of the record order numbers, which total around...

BMW 3 Series EV to be unveiled at Frankfurt Motor Show – report

Jun 29, 2017

It looks like BMW doesn’t want Tesla to have all the premium mid-size EV glory, with reports suggesting that a Model 3 competitor based on the 3 Series will debut in September at the 2017...

Aston Martin previews electric RapidE with sketches

Jun 27, 2017

Aston Martin has released teaser sketches of its first electric vehicle, the 2019 RapidE, based on the Rapide four-door sedan. Although the car was initially confirmed to offer 320km of range, technology and market demands...

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