DLR develops light chassis for EVs

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Researchers from the German centre for aviation (DLR) have created a new body concept for small size electrified vehicles as part of the project Next Generation Car. The Safe Light Regional Vehicle (SLRV) sets itself apart from other bodies mainly through it’s weight and safety standards – the body weighs only 80 kgs, but due […]

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Faraday Future finishes FF 91 pre-serial model

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Faraday Future has announced the successful completion of the first pre-series model of the electric SUV FF 91 at their factory in Hanford, California. The deliveries of the serial version will begin in the first half of 2019, according to Faraday. The startup began production of the pre-serial model about two weeks ago at their […]

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Tesla delivering considerably more Model 3’s in California

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Tesla’s vehicle deliveries in California have climbed a satisfying 139.4% in the second quarter of the year, which is particularly tied to the Model 3 production. Of the 18,440 Model 3’s produced during the period, 8,951 were delivered to customers in California. This is financially sound, as the manufacturer receives Califronia’s ZEV credits, which they […]

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Mercedes presents Vision EQ Silver Arrow

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At the Pebble Beach Motor Show, Mercedes presented a new electric concept. The Vision EQ Silver Arrow is a design homage to the record racer W 125 from 1937. The 5.3 meter long vehicle stands only about a meter tall and has a performance capacity of 550 kW. The performance is provided by an axle […]

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Audi presents solid-state battery supercar

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The German manufacturer presented their fully electric supercar concept featuring solid-state batteries at the Pebble Beach Automotive Week in Monterey, California, named the PB18 e-tron. While Audi is still working on the serial production version of the e-tron quattro, the company went ahead and presented their newest vision for the future: a fully electric supercar […]

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Infiniti presents electric sports-car concept

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Infiniti has presented a new fully electric concept at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance named the Prototype 10. This will be Infiniti’s first fully electric vehicle. The Nissan subsidiary presented their first fully electric car, which they say “captures the spirit of early speedsters”. The vehicle has a unusual design, featuring an open cockpit and […]

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Jaguar Classic confirms electric E-type

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Jaguar has confirmed that their 2017 concept electric E-Type will go into serial production, and that current owners can bring in their E-Type to install an electric motor. This follows “overwhelmingly positive” feedback for their original concept. The new E-Type was made possible by combining their in-house restoration expertise with technology from the I-Pace. The […]

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Nio battling entry problems to stock market

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The Chinese EV startup Nio has encountered some issues with their planned entry to the stock market. Only 17,000 reservations were made for the electric SUV ES8, 12,000 of which had fully refundable down payments. Furthermore, Nio has stated that if all of the 17,000 reservations are carried through, it would take the company 6 […]

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SVEN: Electric 3-seater for shared mobility (gallery)

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The German town of Aachen is becoming the country’s hottest e-mobility spot. Share2Drive is the latest startup wanting to make it there. Their small EV called SVEN (Shared Vehicle Electric Native) fits 3 and could hit the road by 2019. StreetScooter and e.Go are getting company it appears. Not unlike them, Share2Drive is a spin-off. […]

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Opel-Vauxhall GT X Experimental highlights electric future

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Opel-Vauxhall presents a new concept EV. The GT X Experimental is a compact SUV, that is more than an experiment. Opel aims to electrify its entire line-up by 2024 and this latest fully-electric study is showing off how these future plug-ins may look like. In fact, the future appears bold and clear-cut. The GT X […]

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