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Winning Green Car of the Year yesterday wrapped up an award-winning week for the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt. Earlier this week on the eve of the L.A. Auto Show, the Bolt was named Motor Trend Car of the Year. The electric car was also named a finalist for the North American Car of the Year that […]

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While the biennial Paris Motor Show scheduled to start four days from now was previously known as a showcase for high-performance diesel cars from French automakers, electric cars will be the recurring theme at this year’s event. Some of that comes from concern by German automakers that Tesla will be able to dominate the luxury […]

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Three Austrian brothers say they have the electric drive technology to take on Tesla, and it’s grabbing the interest of automakers. Kreisel Electric GmbH, based in Freidstadt, Austria, said it’s getting 20 inquiries a day from the likes of German automakers BMW and Volkswagen and British sports carmaker McLaren Automotive. The Kreisel brothers – Johann, […]

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Daimler is reportedly preparing six, and as many as nine, electric car models to directly compete with Tesla and Audi. That statement – made by a person familiar with the matter and published by Reuters – ties in with another recent report from Automobilwoche, a sister publication to Automotive News Europe. Automobilwoche said that company sources […]

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BMW’s spring announcement on the next-generation battery for the BMW i3 gaining up to 50-percent more range will come through a new battery pack holding 50-percent more kilowatt hours. BMW is releasing more details on changes coming up in the 2017 BMW i3. Buyers will have three options to choose starting this fall: a new […]

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