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Tesla ends scheduled servicing because electric cars need less maintenance

Tesla will longer offer scheduled maintenance plans, switching to an "as needed" model. This reflects the fact that electric cars need less regular maintenance than gasoline or diesel cars. The post Tesla ends scheduled servicing because electric cars need less maintenance appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, News, Electric Cars, Tesla


Fiat wants to transform the cheeky 500 city car into an urban Tesla

Fiat is finally preparing a new 500. Scheduled to make its debut in early 2020, the retro-chic city car will go electric in part to comply with looming emissions regulations. The post Fiat wants to transform the cheeky 500 city car into an urban Tesla appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Fiat, Fiat 500, Electric Cars, City Cars


Tesla wirelessly gives the Model 3 a 5-percent increase in power

Tesla again showed the potential of its innovative over-the-air software updating system by making the Model 3 five percent more powerful via a firmware update. The Performance model gained 23 horsepower. The post Tesla wirelessly gives the Model 3 a 5-percent increase in power appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Cars


Fisker plans sub-$40,000 electric SUV with 300 miles of range for 2021

Fisker Inc. plans to launch an electric SUV with a base price of under $40,000, and a range of around 300 miles in 2021. The unnamed vehicle could compete with the Tesla Model Y, if it ever gets into production. The post Fisker plans sub-$40,000 electric SUV with 300 miles of range for 2021 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Electric Cars, SUVs, Fisker, Fisker Inc


Unrestrained by heritage, Polestar sets its sights on becoming a digital brand

With no heritage to worry about, Polestar is free to move full-speed ahead towards its goal of becoming a digital brand. All of the company's upcoming models will be electric, and they will inaugurate an Android-powered infotainment system. The post Unrestrained by heritage, Polestar sets its sights on becoming a digital brand appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Tesla, Volvo, Electric Cars, Jonathan Goodman, Polestar


Adventurous and electric, Porsche’s second station wagon will arrive in 2020

The Mission E Cross Turismo concept Porsche unveiled during the 2018 Geneva Auto Show will morph into a production model tentatively named Taycan Cross Turismo. This 600-horsepower electric station wagon will arrive in showrooms by 2021. The post Adventurous and electric, Porsche’s second station wagon will arrive in 2020 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Porsche, Electric Cars, Station Wagons, 2018 Geneva Auto Show, Mission e Cross Turismo, Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Concept


Highlights From the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show

From all-electric to truly dazzling, some of the best vehicles from this year's event Supercars, hypercars, accessible cars and concept cars from the world’s best-known and emerging brands made their debuts at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. Whether small and playful, wildly fast or glorious and sprawling, the cars reflect the industry’s exploration of electric vehicles. Some are opting for more accessible iterations while …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, Electric Vehicles, Fiat, Volkswagen, Autonomous Cars, Honda, Flying Cars, Electric Cars, Bugatti, Geneva Motor Show, Ev, Alfa Romeo, International Motor Show, Car Shows


James Bond may ditch his V12 Aston Martin for electric power, report says

James Bond may take the wheel of an electric car in the next 007 movie, reports British newspaper The Sun. The car in question would be the Aston Martin Rapide E, the British automaker's first all-electric model. The post James Bond may ditch his V12 Aston Martin for electric power, report says appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, James Bond, Aston Martin, Electric Cars, 007, Aston Martin Rapide, Movies & TV, Aston Martin Rapide E


Sex, Drugs, and Electric Cars: Report Claims Elon Musk Tried to ‘Destroy’ Whistleblower, Spied on Union Meetings

A recent report from Bloomberg frames Tesla CEO Elon Musk as quite the jerk in relation to his actions toward a former employee. This worker is the whistleblower who, last year, shared internal documents that suggested the company’s Nevada Gigafactory was blowing through raw materials at an alarming rate. Martin Tripp offered up information showing Tesla […] The post Sex, Drugs, and Electric Cars: Report Claims Elon Musk Tried to ‘Destroy’ Whistleblower, Spied on Union Meetings appeared first on...
Tags: Elon Musk, Drugs, Sex, Tesla, Bloomberg, Conspiracy, Industry, Autos, Electric Cars, Scandals, Tesla Motors, Industry News, Gigafactory, News Blog, Nevada Gigafactory, Martin Tripp


Porsche says it has collected more than 20K deposits for its Taycan electric car

The Porsche Taycan electric car is attracting substantial interest from customers. Porsche claims more than 20,000 people have put down four-figure deposits for the car, which goes on sale later this year. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Porsche, Electric Cars, Porsche Taycan


How Volkswagen plans to make the electric ID Buggy concept a reality

Volkswagen traveled to the 2019 Geneva Auto Show to introduce an electric dune buggy named ID Buggy. The concept car is a modern-day tribute to the 1960s Meyers Manx, with an electric powertrain and state-of-the-art tech features. The post How Volkswagen plans to make the electric ID Buggy concept a reality appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Volkswagen, Electric Cars, Meyers Manx, 2019 Geneva auto show


Karma Automotive continues clawing back from the brink with three new cars

Karma Automotive will bring three new cars to the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show, including a long overdue redesigned version of its Revero plug-in hybrid and an all-electric concept car. The post Karma Automotive continues clawing back from the brink with three new cars appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Plug-In Hybrids, Electric Cars, Pininfarina, Karma Automotive, Shanghai Auto Show, Karma Revero, 2019 Shanghai Auto Show


Mercedes Concept EQV delivers an all-electric luxe vision of van life

Mercedes-Benz revealed Tuesday the Concept EQV, an all-electric premium van designed to travel up to 249 miles on a single charge. Concepts often never become production vehicles. But this one will. The EQV, which was unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show, will go into series production. The automaker plans to produce an electric van based off the EQV concept. The production version will debut at the Frankfurt International Motor Show later this year. This isn’t the typical “van life” ...
Tags: Transportation, Cars, Tech, Automotive, Automotive Industry, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes, Electric Cars, EQC, Mercedes EQ, EQA, Frankfurt International Motor Show, Mercedes Concept EQV


Audi’s Q4 E-Tron concept previews an electrifying, city-wise SUV

Audi has released a trio of teaser sketches to preview the Q4 E-Tron concept. Scheduled to make its debut at the 2019 Geneva Auto Show, the design study takes the form of an electric SUV with a muscular design and a tech-filled interior. The post Audi’s Q4 E-Tron concept previews an electrifying, city-wise SUV appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Audi, Electric Cars, 2019 Geneva auto show


Audi’s second electric car, the E-Tron Sportback, quietly shows its face

Audi quietly revealed its second electric car as a pre-production prototype. The camouflaged test mule reveals the model is based on the E-Tron, but it features a sportier design characterized by a fastback-like silhouette. The post Audi’s second electric car, the E-Tron Sportback, quietly shows its face appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Audi, Electric Cars, 2019 Geneva auto show


Mercedes-Benz hopes to repeat its Formula One success in all-electric Formula E

Mercedes-Benz will unveil its first all-electric race car at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. The EQ Silver Arrow 01 will race in Formula E against cars fielded by Audi, BMW, Jaguar, and Nissan. The post Mercedes-Benz hopes to repeat its Formula One success in all-electric Formula E appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Formula E, Nissan, Electric Cars, Motorsports, Mercedes Benz, Audi BMW Jaguar, 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Formula E. Mercedes Benz


Electric luxury sedan face-off: Polestar 2 vs. Tesla Model 3

Volvo sister company Polestar isn't shy about its intentions to take on Tesla. Its second model, which is called 2, is aimed directly at the Model 3. We look at how the 2 and Model 3 compare in terms of range, performance, price, and tech. The post Electric luxury sedan face-off: Polestar 2 vs. Tesla Model 3 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Volvo, Electric Cars, Polestar, post Electric


Google and Volvo helped Polestar craft its answer to the Tesla Model 3

Volvo sister company Polestar has introduced the 2, its second model. It's a tall sedan with a fastback-like design that's aimed right at the Tesla Model 3. It comes with a 400-horsepower, all-wheel drive electric powertrain. The post Google and Volvo helped Polestar craft its answer to the Tesla Model 3 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, News, Cars, Trends, Volvo, Electric Cars, Tesla Model 3, Polestar


The Honda E Prototype is the electric car Apple should have come out with

Honda will travel to the 2019 Geneva Auto Show to unveil a close-to-production prototype that previews an adorable, city-friendly electric car. The E Prototype will offer about 124 miles of range, and its interior is a tech lover's dream come true. The post The Honda E Prototype is the electric car Apple should have come out with appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, News, Cars, Trends, Honda, Electric Cars, Geneva Auto Show, 2019 Geneva auto show


Porsche’s best-selling model is going fully electric in the early 2020s

The second-generation Porsche Macan will offer an electric powertrain. It will enter production in 2021 at the earliest, and it will come with an 800-volt charging system that will give the battery an 80 percent charge in under 20 minutes. The post Porsche’s best-selling model is going fully electric in the early 2020s appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Porsche, Electric Cars, SUVs, Porsche Macan


NIO Builds Luxury Electric SUVs and Sells a Luxury Lifestyle

NIO sells luxury electric SUVs in China for about US$60,000 each. NIO is at the intersection of several high growth markets in China. The high-growth markets are electric cars, luxury goods and a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Energy, Technology, News, China, Cars, US, Wealth, World, Innovation, Electric Cars, NIO, NIO Builds Luxury Electric


Porsche Taycan production forecast may be ‘conservative’

Porsche’s production forecast for its first all-electric vehicle may be too conservative, the company’s head of production said this week. Porsche has targeted 20,000 Taycan electric vehicles for the first year of production. But interest in the vehicle could push those estimates higher, Albrecht Reimold, Porsche’s board member in charge of production, said in an internally produced Q&A. Reimold didn’t provide a specific figure. In the interview, Reimold was asked about the company’s new factory...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Tech, Automotive, Porsche, Electric Cars, Cnet, Oliver Blume, Wirtschaftswoche, Zuffenhausen Germany, Reimold, Porsche North America, Klaus Zellmer, Zellmer, Electrify America, Tesla Porsche


Watch a modified Audi e-tron electric SUV drive straight up a ski slope

A modified Audi e-tron climbed up an 85-percent gradient on an Austrian ski slope in a tribute to a classic Audi commercial. The vehicle used for the stunt sported an extra electric motor and spiked tires. The post Watch a modified Audi e-tron electric SUV drive straight up a ski slope appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Audi, Electric Cars, Audi E-tron


The Polestar 2, Sweden’s answer to the Tesla Model 3, begins taking shape

Volvo sister company Polestar has released a teaser image to give us our first look at the 2, its second model. Polestar tells us the 2 will arrive as a four-door fastback with a 400-hp electric powertrain and about 300 miles of range. The post The Polestar 2, Sweden’s answer to the Tesla Model 3, begins taking shape appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Sweden, Cars, Trends, Volvo, Electric Cars, Tesla Model 3, Polestar


The Green New Deal Is Unlikely to Change the Auto Industry Anytime Soon

If you’re freaked out that the so-called Green New Deal will soon render you carless, or perhaps driving an EV against your will, I am here to tell you: Relax. If you’re hoping the Green New Deal will save the planet from a climate crisis the federal government itself has predicted is just a hair […] The post The Green New Deal Is Unlikely to Change the Auto Industry Anytime Soon appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Congress, Legislation, Green, Editorials, Autos, Electric Cars, Aoc, Ed Markey, News Blog, Green New Deal, Alexandria-ocasio Cortez


Audi’s Geneva-bound Q4 E-Tron concept will give us a glimpse of the future

Audi has released a trio of teaser sketches to preview the Q4 E-Tron concept. Scheduled to make its debut at the 2019 Geneva Auto Show, the design study takes the form of an electric SUV with a muscular design and a tech-filled interior. The post Audi’s Geneva-bound Q4 E-Tron concept will give us a glimpse of the future appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Geneva, Audi, Electric Cars, 2019 Geneva auto show


Honda’s Urban EV is shaping up to be a high-tech, high-style electric city car

Honda will travel to the 2019 Geneva Auto Show to unveil a close-to-production prototype that previews an adorable, city-friendly electric car. The Urban EV will offer about 155 miles of range, and its interior is a tech lover's dream come true. The post Honda’s Urban EV is shaping up to be a high-tech, high-style electric city car appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Honda, Electric Cars, Geneva Auto Show, 2019 Geneva auto show


Check out the first interior view of Honda’s Urban EV prototype

Honda has been teasing its all-electric urban vehicle in 2017, when the automaker showed off its vision of the future — that had a distinct 1970s first generation Civic flare. Now, two years later a production version of the Urban EV is nearly here. And the automaker is finally giving a glimpse —albeit the tiniest of peeks — of the Urban EV’s interior. The full reveal of the Urban EV will come next month at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. And from there, it won’t be long before the electric vehicle ...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, Tech, Automotive, Transport, Automotive Industry, Honda, Driver, Electric Cars, Honda Motor Co, Takahiro Hachigo, Frankfurt Motor Show Honda, Urban EV Concept, Urban Ev


Maserati is prepared to fight for a piece of the electrified supercar segment

The Alfieri concept Maserati shown in 2014 is on track for production. It will offer three drivetrain options, including hybrid and electric variants, and it will take just two seconds to reach 60 mph from a stop in its quickest configuration. The post Maserati is prepared to fight for a piece of the electrified supercar segment appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Sports Cars, Electric Cars, Hybrid Cars, Maserati, Alfieri


Aston Martin’s intrepid plan to take down Rolls-Royce takes shape

Aston Martin is preparing to resurrect the Lagonda nameplate to use it on a sub-brand focused on making luxurious electric cars. It's taking aim at Rolls-Royce and Bentley, among other rivals. The post Aston Martin’s intrepid plan to take down Rolls-Royce takes shape appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Concept Cars, Bentley, Aston Martin, Electric Cars, Royce, Lagonda, 2019 Geneva auto show



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