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The first major manufacturer built battery electric cars in this present era started slow in 2011, but progress is happening. In a recent fact sheet, the U.S. EPA documented as much for electric cars – not including the discontinued GM EV1 of the 1990s – saying median range has risen while there are four-times as […]

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China-backed Faraday Future has revealed few details about its future battery-electric cars, but a photo posted on Twitter may give a glimpse. The vehicle was spotted in Los Angeles by Everette Taylor, and according to Electrek, “We checked through our channels and we can confirm it’s a vehicle operated by FF,” though the site did […]

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Tesla has introduced a new two-year lease program for both the Model S and Model X. The cheapest Model S available will go for $593 a month, while the cheapest Model X will be available for $730 a month, though there are some stipulations. To obtain the cheapest monthly payment, you must get a base […]

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Monterey Car Week, a part of the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach, in northern California has become a showcase for concept and production luxury car introductions. But yesterday’s reveal at the event by a joint project between a Beirut, Lebanon and a China-based company was a complete surprise — a battery-electric minivan. The ICONIQ Seven […]

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Although media reports periodically focus on relatively low sales for plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs), a few standout models are selling in numbers respectable even next to much-better established non-plug-in hybrids. The regular, non-plug-in hybrid market has had 16 years in the U.S. to get underway and today the two top sellers – the Toyota Prius […]

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Just how fast is the world’s first all-electric hypercar? WEC, Ferrari Le Mans and Corvette GT2 V8 racing driver Archie Hamilton wanted to find out, and got an opportunity to hop behind the wheel of the Rimac Concept One. The Concept One made its production debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, […]

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LeEco is still seeking approval by the Chinese government to manufacture its LeSee electric cars. Several Chinese media sources, including ChinaDaily, had reported LeEco most likely did not have the required permissions to build its factory. A LeEco spokesperson has confirmed to media that the startup automaker doesn’t yet have the license required by the […]

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Another Tesla Model S unexpectedly caught on fire. This time around, it was during the automaker’s “Electric Road Trip” tour for the summer, and it occurred during a stop in Biarritz, France. According to a report from Electrek, the Tesla Model S P90D was on a test drive when the vehicle suddenly made a loud […]

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A report coming from the Netherlands suggests that Tesla’s Model S sedan and Model X SUV will soon have a 100-killowatt-hour battery pack. The evidence was discovered by Dutch blog Kenteken.TV on the database of RDW, the Netherlands regulator and European authority used by Tesla to approve its vehicles for European Union roads. Three new […]

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Tesla’s new option, Ludicrous mode, helps deliver a quarter-mile drag time that beats some of the top supercars around. A 20 year-old Tesla Model S P90D owner took to the Rockingham Dragstrip to prove the electric car’s mettle and registered a quarter-mile time of 10.8 seconds in a production version of the car. That drag […]

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