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Porsche’s chief has predicted the upcoming Mission E electric supercar will make up 10 percent of the company’s sales. After it launches in 2019, the 600-horsepower Mission E will make for one out 10 of its cars sold globally, said CEO Oliver Blume. “We have calculated a quantity in the order of about 20,000 for […]

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LeEco’s co-founder has admitted to turbulent financial conditions that may pull back the Chinese technology conglomerate’s plans to compete in electric “supercars” through its LeEco and Faraday Future ventures. In a letter to employees obtained by Bloomberg News, company co-founder Jia Yueting admitted that the company is running out of cash through its rapid expansion. […]

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LG Chem may be the leading supplier of lithium ion cells to Faraday Future. According to a Korea Herald article reported by Inside EVs, LG Chem signed a deal with Faraday Future for a supply worth about 2.7 trillion won ($2.4 billion) in August. The announcement had been delayed by the South Korean government’s “recent […]

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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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