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British luxury carmaker Bentley is adding to its electric car product planning in the next few years. While a plug-in hybrid version of the Bentayga has been set to launch in 2017 or early 2018, Bentley is seriously considering adding a fully electric drivetrain package. It’s being driven by compliance with stricter global emissions and […]

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After emerging from bankruptcy, Dutch sports car brand Spyker has a new plan. Now partnered with American startup Volta Volaré, a startup that produces electrically powered aircraft, Spyker is going to share a plant with Volta Volaré, where Spyker will produce electric cars and Volta Volaré will produce aircraft. The planes will be sold under […]

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Last night in preface to the revelation of Tesla’s $35,000-plus, 215-plus mile Model 3, company chief Elon Musk outlined why people should care. Musk said the car intended as a linchpin product hoped to explode Tesla’s global sales from just over 50,000 last year to as many as 500,000 by decade’s end stands to fulfill […]

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Famous vacuum manufacturer Dyson is reportedly working on an electric car. According to a report from The Guardian, the company is developing an EV with help from the government. It appears that the U.K. government accidentally disclosed the information with the release of its National Infrastructure Delivery Plan. “The government is funding Dyson to develop […]

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The Chinese consumer electronics company backing Silicon Valley upstart Faraday Future – LeEco – has entered into an agreement with Aston Martin to co-develop its first all electric car, the RapidE. Developed as a concept variant on the existing Rapide chassis, the 800-horsepower, all-wheel-drive production version to be built in the UK with supplied components […]

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It’s not surprising that hybrids and electric cars would dominate any list of top “greenest” vehicles, and that’s the case with the annual Greenest Vehicles list as compiled by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The non-profit focuses on advocating on the behalf of energy policies, and it released its 2016 list of […]

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Although Apple has not disclosed if it is working on an electric car, the conjecture that it is has been widely reported based on evidence with varying degrees of credibility, and recently Elon Musk said he is expecting an Apple car. It is “an open secret” said the head of Tesla Motors to the BBC […]

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Today Porsche announced that it will bring its Tesla-challenging Mission E to market by “the end of the decade.” The production version will be based on a 600-horsepower, all-wheel-drive electric concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September. That car with four-wheel steering, and boundary expanding technologies was immediately praised for its beauty as […]

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Volvo has released a plan to electrify its entire range, complete with a fully electric vehicle for 2019. Its new “global electrification strategy” expands on the brand’s alternatively-fueled options – which currently stands at one vehicle – and will include new plug-in versions of its sedans, SUVs and wagons. A battery electric vehicle (BEV) is […]

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Looking at models currently available from Germany’s BMW and Mercedes-Benz, it appears that both carmakers are focusing on battery electric over fuel cell vehicles, but that may not be the long-term plan for either. Recent interviews with executives at the two brands suggest that BMW and Mercedes are using hybrids and plug-in vehicles as stepping […]

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