Electric Cars

GM EV Sedan with 200-Mile Range in Earliest Stages of Development

GM EV Sedan with 200-Mile Range in Earliest Stages of Development

Before it gets the green light for production, GM has to make sure the buyers are there.

General Motors is in the early planning stages for a mid-size EV sedan with a 200-mile range, but the car is still far from getting a green light. Doug Parks, GM’s global product development chief, said that the car would cost around $30,000...
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Ford Teams with University of Michigan to Open Experimental Battery Lab

Ford Teams with University of Michigan to Open Experimental Battery Lab

It will do small scale tests of future batteries

Batteries and electrification are rapidly becoming the future of powering cars. It appears like it will be nearly impossible to build a hydrogen infrastructure, unless fuel costs increase significantly in the near future, and that leaves high powe...
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Nissan May Build EV Version of Qashqai for Next Generation

Nissan May Build EV Version of Qashqai for Next Generation

It wants to make EVs cheaper by building more of them

is continuing to support the future of electrified cars, even if the sales have not really been there to back them up. The next EV from the Japanese automaker may be an option on the next generation Qashqai crossover. The car would share most...
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Tesla Creating European-Specific Tuning Package for Model S

Tesla Creating European-Specific Tuning Package for Model S

It plans to have a full charging network by the end of 2014

Tesla Founder Elon Musk revealed while speaking at one of its first German dealers that it plans a European-specific version of the Model S for better high-speed cruising. Musk says that it is sending an engineering team to Germany to create a...
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Renault Zoe Sales 80% Lower Than Expected

Renault Zoe Sales 80% Lower Than Expected

It is on track to sell 10,000 this year

While European automakers are pushing electric cars, it does not appear that European consumers are buying them. Renault is on track to sell about 10,000 Zoe EVs this year, but it had slated sales of 50,000 Zoes for 2013. Renault-Nissan has also a...
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BMW Thinks Electrification is the Only Option for Lower Emissions

BMW Thinks Electrification is the Only Option for Lower Emissions

Lower emissions may be a challenge for automakers

BMW intends to puts its focus on electrified powertrains in the near future. While this includes pure electric vehicles like the i3, it also means there will be more hybrids in the brand’s future. The decision is mostly due future regulation...
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Cadillac Begins Shipping First ELRs to Dealers

Cadillac Begins Shipping First ELRs to Dealers

It combines the powertrain from the Volt in a luxury package

Cadillac’s ELR takes the powertrain from a Chevrolet Volt and covers it in a much prettier wrapper, and it should because prices start at $75,995, more than double the base price of a Volt. Cadillac has loaded up the first production ELRs on...
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Six-month wait for the BMW i3

Six-month wait for the BMW i3

High-demand is increasing delivery time

We had previously announced that the BMW i3 was exceeding all expectations and that in the first few months the brand had already received more than 10.000 pre-orders. Now we found out that because of the high demand people are having to wait six ...
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