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Faraday Future may follow rival Tesla Motors’ lead by building an auto factory in the San Francisco Bay Area. The electric car startup has been in discussions with Vallejo officials to build a factory on the former Mare Island naval base near the coast of San Francisco. The Vallejo City Council will vote on whether […]

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Customized supercar maker Pininfarina is reportedly working on an electric sports car. In doing so, the Mahindra & Mahindra-owned Italian car design firm and coachbuilder is taking lessons learned from the FIA Formula E electric racing circuit. Pininfarina has been providing a factory team in the FIA racing series that uses only electric-powered cars. The […]

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The BMW i8 will be following planned changes to the i3 in the next year, with more horsepower and longer battery range. While details are yet to be officially released, BMW sources reportedly say the new i8 will be getting a more powerful electric motor than its current 129 horsepower unit. Combined with the 1.5 […]

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Last weekend Silicon Valley startup Renovo Motors demonstrated a prototype of its Coupe, the “first all-electric American supercar,” at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, touting it as competitive against gas cars. Weighing in at a Corvette-like 3,250 pounds – 1,600 pounds less than a Tesla Model S P90D but 350 pounds heavier than a Tesla Roadster – the […]

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A small company in Maryland, committed to “building advanced green vehicles,” is putting the final touches on an all-electric Corvette Z06. Genovation Cars doesn’t make a habit out of electrifying sports cars. Its G2 two-door (pictured below) was created and built in-house, and is available as either a battery electric or a plug-in hybrid. When […]

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Touting a clean sheet design, advanced powertrain, and multiple materials and advanced construction techniques, today Acura revealed its pre-productin NSX Hybrid supercar at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The vehicle comes 25 years after the first aluminum NSX and this one is now taking a bow to an environmental ethos as Honda […]

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Lamborghini says its 910-horsepower Asterion plug-in hybrid concept is built with off-the-shelf components meaning theoretically it could put its “hyper cruiser” into production today. Plans for now are to show it in Paris, and it’s believed this is a precursor for an AWD car to follow the lead of Ferrari, McLaren, and Porsche who all […]

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If you’ve never heard of Renovo Motors Inc., the Silicon Valley company says its all-electric Coupe has been developed in “stealth mode” over the past four years. Promising a true driver’s car with mid-mounted 500-horsepower 1,000 pounds-feet motors supplied energy by proprietary modular li-ion batteries, the car with CSX9000 chassis supplied by Shelby American is […]

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Next month McLaren will show what may be the world’s most expensive and powerful hybrid at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The P1 GTR design concept is a track-focused machine designed after customers asked for such a creation, and the estimated $3,357,000 car is due to go into production after the last of 375 […]

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Next week at the Salute to Style event, at the Hurlingham Club, in London, Exagon Motors will have on display its eGT all-electric luxury sports car. The French company’s Web site is limited for details, but high on superlatives for a car that at current exchange rates may cost $528,000 (388,000 euros). Among specifications divulged, […]

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