The Nio EP9 is the fastest production car to ever complete a lap at the Nurburgring. The electric supercar smashed the prior record held by the Lamborghini Hurican by more than 6 seconds.
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Toyota’s branding chief suggests that the traditional sedan may become extinct as the market demands more and more crossovers and SUVs. He hints Lexus might offer a station wagon one day.
The Nio ES8 is a conventional looking 7 passenger all wheel drive SUV. The only unconventional thing about it is the fact that it runs on battery power only and will feature battery swapping technology.
GKN presented its new eDrive electric car powertrain at the Shanghai auto show. Smaller and lighter than any other system, it is designed so it can be integrated easily into a variety of electric car platforms.
The Jeep Yuntu concept is a plug-in hybrid with room for 7 passengers. That’s about all we know about it, although it may be a hint about what future Jeeps in America may look like.
A report by the Center for Automotive Research at the University of Duisberg-Essen in Germany predicts the market for new cars in China will exceed 30 million vehicles a year by 2025 and it expects EV sales to make up 30% of that figure. In 2016, EV sales in China amounted to 2.1% of sales. While […]
Audi chose the Shanghai auto show to reveal its E-Tron Sportback concept that is coming to market in 2019. It will have nearly 500 horsepower, a range of 500 kilometers, and liquid cooled 95 kWh battery.
The Chevrolet FNR-X plug-in hybrid SUV made its debut at the Shanghai auto show this week.
SUV sales in China are surging while sales of so called “new energy” vehicles are limping along. When will the world get affordable SUVs with electric motors?
The Lynk & Co 03 concept sedan was on display in Shanghai recently. Owned by Geely, the car will offer a lifetime warranty and full connectivity. US sales are expected to begin in 2019.
The Panamera Turbo SE Hybrid was featured on the Porsche stand at the New York Auto Show this year. It costs almost $200,000, had 686 horsepower and scampers to 60 in 3.2 seconds.
The Honda Clarity PHEV and EV were both officially introduced to the public at the New York auto show this week. Both cars start in the low $30,000 range.
The Chrysler Portal electric minivan is featured this week at the 2017 CES show in Las Vegas. It has a 100 kWh battery and features an array of technological features including face and voice recognition and Level 3 self driving capability.
As you might recall from another post earlier this week, I was at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas over the weekend when I ran into Elio’s little orange sales-mobile. On the other side of the show (and the extreme other side of the automotive spectrum) I ran into this 2004 Mosler MT900. Designed to weigh in at […]
Set to debut at CES Las Vegas, the Rinspeed Oasis features wheels that can be turned on their own axis,letting it crab-walk sideways into parking spots.
Tesla says it is now building more than 2,000 cars a week at its factory in Fremont, California. That should make it possible to get very near to its production target of 100,000 cars for the year.