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Where I Live, Nobody Buys Electric Cars

What does the electric car market look like? And what does the electric car market look like where you live? Those two closely worded questions may well produce dramatically different answers. Read enough hot takes on Twitter, unempirical features in tech media, and opinion pieces in the mainstream media and you could be left believing there’s […] The post Where I Live, Nobody Buys Electric Cars appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: News Blog, Buying Preferences, Electric vehicles, EVs, Industry


Is this electric car startup the next Tesla, or will it go the way of Coda?

The electric car startup formerly known as EVelozcity has changed its name to Canoo. It also announced a lineup of four cars including a commuter-friendly model and a lifestyle-oriented car. Its first electric vehicles will begin to appear in 2021. The post Is this electric car startup the next Tesla, or will it go the way of Coda? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, News, Canoo, Electric Cars


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


Recycling networks for an electric transport revolution

This week I wrote about how the electric transport revolution has started from the bottom up in India and China, through ebikes, auto-rickshaws and buses. Those on lower incomes are the first to benefit from electric vehicles, and the numbers of EVs is growing rapidly. China had an estimated 250 million ebikes on the streets […]
Tags: Business, China, India, Future, Circular Economy, Waste, Electric Cars


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


The Increasing Demand For Electric Cars

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with John Voelcker, a freelancer covering the auto industry, about electric car sales in the U.S. and how U.S. automakers are responding to global demand.
Tags: News, Npr, Electric Cars, Mary Louise Kelly, John Voelcker


Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory Completion Within 85 Days

Chen Mingbo, head of the Shanghai city economic and information technology commission, has stated that Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory should be completed in May 2019. This was reported by Reuters... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Energy, Ecommerce, Elon Musk, Technology, Tesla, World, Innovation, Shanghai, Batteries, Electric Cars, Gigafactory, Reuters, Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory Completion Within, Chen Mingbo


The world’s first solar car is on its way

Two years ago I wrote about the possibilities of a self-charging solar car, and wondered how long it would be before such a thing was available. Six months later a start-up company in Germany unveiled the Sion, an affordable electric car covered in solar panels and that could do an average of 30 kilometers a […]
Tags: Germany, Future, Transport, Electric Cars, Sion


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


Volvo Unveils the Polestar 2

The functional sedan is the brand's first fully electric car Since the stand-alone brand appeared in 2017, Volvo‘s Polestar has been a pioneering force in the electric automotive industry. With ambitions of being a serious competitor in the all-electric sedans on the market, the new Polestar 2 is the marque’s first mass production car. The five-door sedan boasts a range of 275 miles and just over …
Tags: Design, Sweden, Tech, Volvo, Electric Cars, Sedans, Polestar, Polestar 1, Polestar 2, Electric Innovation


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


Electric Truck Startup Rivian's Patents Look a Lot Like My Idea for Modular Cars

First, let me be clear that I’m not, in any legal sense, accusing anyone of anything. All I’m saying is that there’s been two recent patent filings from the electric truck-making startup Rivian that happen to be a hell of a lot like ideas from articles I’ve written in the past. They’re ideas that, I think, just make…Read more...
Tags: Science, Electric Cars, Car Design, Rivian, Electric Truck Startup Rivian


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