Electric

GM invests $2.2 billon in EV plant, electric pickup truck coming in 2021

Jan 28, 2020

General Motors in the US has confirmed a US$2.2 billion investment plan into creating a production facility dedicated to electric vehicles. It also confirms it will be introducing its first all-electric pickup truck next year....

Maserati previews new electric powertrain, with eery soundtrack (video)

Jan 24, 2020

Maserati, like most car manufacturers, is busy preparing its next-generation propulsion system for upcoming vehicles. Specifically, we’re talking about an all-new electric powertrain, which will be the Italian marque’s first. The company has released a...

Pre-production BMW i4 to debut at Geneva show, 390kW EV – report

Jan 22, 2020

BMW is reportedly preparing to unveil the i4 at the 2020 Geneva motor show this March, although, it is said to be a pre-production concept that’s not quite wearing the full production trim. According to...

All Subaru models to feature “electrification” by mid-2030

Jan 21, 2020

Subaru has set out aggressive plans to electrify all of its range, with a target of at least 40 per cent of its global sales to comprise of electrified vehicles by 2030. A fully electric...

Hyundai Kona Electric sets highest altitude world record in Tibet

Jan 21, 2020

Hyundai has set a new Guinness World Record with its Kona Electric small SUV, taking the EV higher than any other production electric vehicle in the world. It reached over 5.7km above sea level. The...

Sony Vision-S prototype electric vehicle unveiled at 2020 CES

Jan 08, 2020

Sony has used the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to unveil a unique and very cool electric vehicle concept called the Vision-S prototype. It was designed to blend safety, entertainment and adaptability into a...

Polestar 2 offers class-leading 1500kg towing capacity

Dec 19, 2019

Premium Volvo brand, Polestar, has confirmed some more specs for its new Polestar 2 electric mid-sizer, including its towing and cargo-carrying capacities, ahead of its market arrival next year. The Polestar 2 was unveiled in...

2019 Nissan LEAF review (video)

Dec 10, 2019

In the green world of electric vehicles, the Nissan LEAF was one of the first mass-produced cars to lay out the foundation. First launched in 2010, it is now in its second generation. For 2019,...

Hyundai ‘Strategy 2025’; Genesis EV coming in 2021, N SUVs and EVs

Dec 10, 2019

Hyundai has confirmed its new future roadmap in terms of eco-friendly powertrain development with something it calls Strategy 2025. The company aims to be one of the top three EV manufacturers in the world by...

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV now on sale in Australia

Dec 08, 2019

The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has hit Australia with a new 2.4L petrol engine, more power from the electric motor system, and increased tech inside. Starting with the powertrain, the petrol component is swapped from...

Rimac C_Two production car debuting in 2020, testing continues

Dec 02, 2019

Rimac is getting ready to introduce its second super-fast electric car, with the C_Two. However, before it hits the market it is fine-tuning the setup with vigorous prototype testing. The Croatian company sent out some...

Lotus Evija; dynamic testing commences for 1472kW supercar (video)

Nov 26, 2019

The Lotus Evija has made its dynamic debut in prototype form, with high-speed testing carried out for the first time on a closed course. It coincides with the new supercar’s global tour which has just...