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More rumors that Apple is working on becoming an automaker, or at least an automotive supplier, have bubbled up thanks to a report out of China. Chinese publication Yicai Global says the tech giant is working in secret with a Chinese battery manufacturer – Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd (CATL) – on research and development for […]

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One enterprising enthusiast has taken a picture of the Toyota FT-1 Concept and used it to make a mock-up of what the next Tesla roadster could look like. In a strange way, this could make sense – Toyota once held a stake in Tesla and the two companies have partnered before on EV development. Tesla […]

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Members of the Tesla Model 3 referral program may have gotten a pleasant surprise. According to Electrek, Tesla owners who had five referrals in the company’s previous referral program received a special badge inside their Tesla app that said “Secret Level: Next Gen Roadster.” As it is, owners who had seven referrals received an invite […]

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Lucid Motors is trying to keep interested in its upcoming Air EV up until the first units launch. The company has a targeted launch date in 2019, and it’s showing videos of its car accelerating to a quite brisk 235 mph in the meantime. For perspective, 235 mph is on the upper end of speeds […]

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The Tesla Model 3 should be launching this summer, and more photos of the car have hit the Internet. Reddit user youyouxue snapped a whole bunch of photos when he or she encountered the car, being driven by a Tesla engineer who was taking the car home for the night. SEE ALSO: Tesla Model 3 […]

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Engine maker Cummins is going to build electric motors for use in buses in cities across the world. The company will start building these electric powertrains for buses in 2019. It said it sees more commercial and industrial opportunities in the future, especially as battery ranges improve. Cummins has long been known for making diesel […]

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Ladies and gentlemen, start your … electric motor? That could one day be the future command spoken at the beginning of automobile races. Or maybe not – after all, one of the appeals of racing is the sound of high-strung internal-combustion engines at full throttle. But there’s almost certainly a place for electric cars in […]

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Wireless charging for EVs has long been sought after. A group at Stanford University is trying to finally achieve that goal. Right now, wireless charging is a pretty limited technology. A few modern vehicles offer wireless smartphone charging, but the range is limited – the phone must be placed in a certain spot. Wireless charging […]

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Like many brands, Volvo has a performance sub brand – theirs is called Polestar. A report in Auto Express suggests that Volvo and its parent company, Chinese automaker Geely, are looking to expand the Polestar offerings, and that expansion will include a line of performance-oriented EVs. SEE ALSO: Polestar Performance Hybrids Planned by Volvo This […]

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There’s no question that there are lots of plug-in electric vehicles sold in China. That’s because it’s the world’s largest car market, so it makes sense that it’s also the world’s largest market for plug-in electric vehicles. What’s not as obvious is what Chinese consumers want, at least when it comes to EV offerings. SEE […]

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