Tag: Electric

Aston Martin teases its first battery-electric sports car, the Rapide E

Aston Martin just released a few tantalizing details about its forthcoming, ultra-exclusive battery-electric sports car, a first for the famed British marque. This will be a very quick, very expensive, very beautiful car, so buckle up. The official name has been changed from “RapidE” to the more awkward-to-pronounce “Rapide E” — presumably

Ford’s big electric push will start with this Mustang-style crossover

This week, Ford showed off the first teaser image (seen above) of an all-electric performance SUV codenamed “Mach 1.” The drawing comes almost nine months to the day after the company announced the Mach 1 at the Detroit Auto Show, alongside the news that it was upping its investment into electric vehicle

MERCEDES CHALLENGES TESLA WITH AN ALL-ELECTRIC SUV

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its first fully electric SUV today in Stockholm, the first in a long line of electric vehicles the automotive juggernaut will roll out over the coming years as part of its new EQ sub-brand. The EQC will run to 60 mph in under five seconds, go 200 miles between charges, and

Maruti Suzuki to develop electric versions of Alto, Wagon R

India’s leading carmaker Maruti Suzuki is planning to develop electric motors for its small cars, Alto, Wagon R, Celerio and A-Star over the next few years. It also plans to push vehicles that run on compressed natural gas (CNG) as an alternative to petrol and diesel vehicles. Further, the automaker

San Francisco aims to issue electric scooter permits next month

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) said this week that it is aiming to issue electric scooter permits next month, and the staff who have been reviewing the 12 permit applications will make their recommendations in the coming weeks. The move to require permits came after Bird, Spin and LimeBike unveiled

The company that designs Ferraris is making a $2 million electric hypercar

It’s not a rational or responsible desire to dream of expensive looking sports cars. But still, the 20th century image of a curvaceous four-wheeled form continues to foster a culture of envy. The high price tag attached to these cars that made them a symbol of aspiration, greed, and everything

Electric vehicles mean first responders have to deal with battery fires

Last week, federal investigators reported that the battery of a Tesla Model S reignited twice after the car’s fiery crash in May. This isn’t the first time an electric vehicle battery has caught fire again after being put out. Why does this happen — and how are first responders being trained to