Electric

Kia Picanto EV on the cards, challenge to keep costs down – report

Sep 23, 2019

Kia is considering an electric version of its cute little Picanto hatch, a report has discovered. However, the challenge is finding ways to keep costs to a minimum for the affordable nameplate. The news stems...

Tesla confirms Model S Plaid laps Nurburgring in 7:20

Sep 20, 2019

Tesla is still busy at the Nurburgring sorting out its new Model S Plaid powertrain, but now the company has confirmed the car is capable of lapping the circuit in 7:20. And there is still...

Mitsubishi previews PHEV SUV concept headed for Tokyo show

Sep 19, 2019

Mitsubishi has confirmed it is planning to unveil an all-new plug-in hybrid electric SUV concept at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show next month, releasing this teaser image to build anticipation. The company says the concept...

Tesla Model S timed at Nurburgring in 7:23, record pending (video)

Sep 18, 2019

zRemember the Tesla Model S spotted at the Nurburgring last week? It seems a specially-prepared version may have just set a lap record around the circuit for a four-door electric vehicle. In this latest spy...

Mazda to debut all-new electric model at Tokyo show

Sep 17, 2019

While many carmakers have introduced or are planning to introduce electric models, Mazda is yet to step into the field. However, that will soon change. An all-new model featuring an electric powertrain is planned for...

Tesla Model S looking for Nurburgring record? P100D+ with ‘Plaid’ powertrain coming (video)

Sep 13, 2019

Tesla could be looking to have a go at taking the electric sedan Nurburgring lap record from Porsche, with company boss Elon Musk recently sending out Tweets that suggest an attempt is just around the...

Hyundai Veloster N ETCR revealed, ready for electric racing

Sep 12, 2019

Hyundai has revealed a crazy electric racing car at the Frankfurt motor show, called the Veloster N ETCR. This is the company’s first ever electric car designed for motorsport. The N ETCR is based on...

Hyundai 45 EV Concept revealed at Frankfurt show

Sep 11, 2019

Want to know what the future could look like for Hyundai? Check out this. It’s called the Hyundai 45 EV concept, and it has just made its debut at the Frankfurt motor show in Germany....

2020 MINI Cooper SE electric revealed, confirmed for Australia

Sep 11, 2019

It’s no secret there are more and more electric vehicles planned for the future. And now MINI has confirmed it will be introducing its first fully electric product to the Australian market next year, with...

Porsche Taycan production starts at refreshed Zuffenhausen site

Sep 07, 2019

Production of the just-revealed Porsche Taycan fully electric sports sedan has commenced at the company’s Zuffenhausen plant in Germany. It follows a 48-month redesign of the production site to facilitate the Taycan. The Taycan was...

2020 Smart Fortwo, Forfour revealed; EV-only lineup

Sep 05, 2019

Daimler-owned city car producer has unveiled its all-new generation 2020 Smart Fortwo and Smart Forfour ahead over their proper unveiling at the Frankfurt motor show next week. They show off a fresh and quirky design,...

Porsche Taycan Turbo & Turbo S officially revealed

Sep 05, 2019

Welcome to the all-new Porsche Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S. This is a big moment in the company’s history, as it comes in as the first fully electric Porsche production car. It’s been four...