Kalashnikov, the Russian conglomerate best known for the AK-47 assault rifle, is getting into the electric motorcycle game. The details are sparse, but it’s my sad duty to report that it doesn’t look like the bikes will come with banana-magazine range extender batteries.
New Ford CEO Jim Hackett unveiled a vision for the automaker Tuesday that aligns it with trends emerging across the auto industry, with an emphasis on electrification and mobility (The Future™), all the while slashing costs by $14 billion.
General Motors is planning to unleash an electrified onslaught of cars in the coming years, announcing on Monday that it’ll push out at least 20 all-electric vehicles by 2023. The first two are expected within the next 18 months, the company said.
James Dyson, the British inventor who gave us the bagless vacuum cleaner, has had his eye on building an electric car for awhile. Last year, his company’s intentions were accidentally made public in a government report. Today, Dyson himself made it official in an announcement. Apparently, the company’s been secretly…
What will be the world’s largest electric vehicle, currently being constructed by a consortium of Swiss companies, is best understood by the numbers. It weighs 50 tons, has an extra 71 tons of hauling capacity, takes nine stairs for the driver to reach the cab, and has 700 kWh of storage capacity, according to Arstechnica
When we had the chance to see Bollinger’s new all-electric truck, it came across as a straightforward, basic ride—which is good! And now we have a look at how the car performs, thanks to a slate of videos published by Bollingers on Tuesday.
The automotive world is full of buzzwords. After all, this is the industry where every car is “dynamic” and full of “dynamism.” Although the word is annoying, it doesn’t convey much other than the fact that companies aren’t too creative. But the industry’s newest term, “electrified,” does—and wrongfully so.
Here is the 2018 Nissan Leaf, a car we’ve already heard almost everything about. It may look like you wouldn’t be able to tell if it was a Chevy Bolt or a Honda Fit if it got in even the slightest of traffic incidents, but the technology has been improved and it actually seems like a pretty sweet deal.
With Tesla purportedly gearing up to introduce an all-electric semi next month, diesel engine supplier Cummins took some of the automaker’s buzz away on Tuesday, revealed an all-electric prototype truck of its own.
On Friday, Tesla is set to publicly reveal the $35,000 all-electric Model 3 sedan, the culmination of intense buildup and speculation that began a year-and-a-half ago, when the company’s CEO Elon Musk announced the vehicle. The company’s handing over keys to the first 30 customers, to mark the occasion. There’s still…
Times have changed in the world of electric vehicles. Tesla’s not the sole standard bearer for EVs anymore. Volvo recently announced each car will be either gas or diesel hybrids or fully electric after 2019. More affordable EVs have begun hitting the market. More than a third of all cars could be electric by 2040.…
Lucid Motors doesn’t have the money yet to build a factory and make the Air, an all-electric luxury sedan among many considered to be potential Tesla-killers. But the nascent automaker has shown it’s at least capable of producing a car that goes super fast: A video released on Monday shows an Air prototype flying…
I never knew I wanted an electric kick scooter until BMW unveiled its new X2City. With a range of up to 21 miles at speeds of up to 15 mph and a folding steering column, you can zip around town and then stow it in the trunk of your car without breaking a sweat.
A Chinese court this week froze $182 million in assets of Jia Yueting, the billionaire founder of tech giant LeEco and main financier of self-driving car start-up Faraday Future. But the company says that Jia’s financial woes will have “no impact” on FF’s daily operations and actually “aligns” with its immediate goal…
France—particularly, Paris, with its dreadful air quality—has staked a battle against cars over the past several years, with car-free days, older-car bans, and diatribes against owning a personal vehicle. Now, the government of France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron, wants to ban the sale of all gasoline and diesel…
While we can all extol the economic and environmental virtues of electricity over diesel, just look at this. This is the insane difference between electric and diesel acceleration, and it will revolutionize the way other drivers interact with trucks.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may kill a regulation that ensures often-silent electric and hybrid cars make noise when driving at low speeds, a rule heavily supported by advocates for the disabled—and anyone who’s found themselves almost run over by a Prius.
This is the Green4U Panoz Racing GT-EV, an all-electric race car that wants to go longer than any EV has dared to run before thanks to one key trick: swappable battery packs. It’s racing legend and American Le Mans Series founder Don Panoz’s dream project, and one that he’s put aside everything else to achieve.
Later this year, the electric revolution is coming to Sacramento—in the form of an all-electric garbage truck, the first in the state of California.