The mystery electric car startup Faraday Future, which seeks to

The mystery electric car startup Faraday Future, which seeks to "redefine mobility," has unveiled its first prototype vehicle while offering few details on its ownership.

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User review: Driving BMW's i8 sports car

2015-11-18 09:33

Wheels24 user TREVOR NOBLE experiences BMW's i8 sports car paces for a weekend. Here are his thoughts...

Tesla-beating dragster smashes EV record

2015-09-11 08:19

The world's quickest electric car is not a high-voltage Tesla but a tiny 1975 Enfield 8000 with, wait for it, 745kW on tap!

Hyundai's Prius-fighter: HEV spotted

2015-02-10 13:12

Hyundai’s no stranger to hybrid technology but has had no direct competitor for the Prius - until now, when our spyguys spotted the Koeans' new hybrid car AE HEV on test.!

Early plug for SA BMW i3, i8 buyers

2014-08-29 11:28

BMW SA is being proactive in arranging for the pre-installation of fast-charge stations at the homes and offices of potential buyers of its new hybrid and electric cars, the i3 and i8.

Porsche 'P1' makes comeback - at 116

2014-01-28 11:50

The Porsche Museum is celebrating its fifth anniversary with the return of the world’s very first Porsche design, an original ‘P1’ from 1898.

Tesla under fire: Recall threat?

2013-11-20 08:13

Following the third report of a Model S in flames, the US government's vehicle auto safety watchdog has launched an investigation into Tesla's electric car fires. How does Tesla plan to reduce the risk of fires? A software update...

Renault battery supermini ready

2013-04-04 12:26

Renault's new Zoe electric supermini, revealed in production trim at the 2013 Geneva auto show, will go on sale in Germany in June 2013.

Toyota tests wireless charging

2013-01-02 07:48

Toyota has started testing a wireless charging system that will allow electric cars to replenish their batteries without needing a point of contact

Around the world in an EV

2012-09-27 09:16

Citroën’s C-Zero has become the first battery car to drive around the world - though it did take six months.


INFOGRAPHIC: Ford's $4.5-billion electric-car plan

2015-12-14 09:32

Ford is investing $4.5 billion in electric vehicle solutions by 2020, including the new Focus Electric. It aims to add 13 new battery-powered vehicles to its line-up!

SA lessons from BMW: Skills development. Need local engineers not German.

2015-11-12 16:21

CEO Tim Abbott says BMW is looking to South Africa for skills development, and that the company is keen on developing local talent.

Love this CEO: 'Great product takes precedence over hitting numbers.'

2015-08-07 13:38

'I am in awe of his drive, ambition and vision,' Alec Hogg says he is thoroughly enjoying an inspiring biography of Elon Musk.

Meet the world's first 3D printed car

2014-09-15 14:10

The world's first 3D-printed car, the Strati - a two-seater electric car - took just 45 hours to print and will be on sale before the end of 2014. The new model took its first test drive!

Review: Electric Mini, eish!

2014-04-12 09:26

Sparks fly, or rather failed to, in the Wheels24 office when an electric Mini arrived. JANINE-LEE GORDON shares her first experience in an all-electric powered vehicle.

Leaf owner jailed for stealing a charge

2013-12-06 12:12

A man has been arrested for trying to charge a Nissan Leaf battery car from a socket at a US school while playing tennis free on a school court. Could it happen in SA?

Boy, it's ugly! Renault F1 Twizy

2013-04-26 12:39

Renault has taken its Twizy battery car and created a funky concept Sport F1 version to rake up some street cred. It's looks will make you cringe.

Mahindra's electric 'ee-too-oh'

2013-03-19 09:19

Indian automaker Mahindra has revealed an electric car it hopes to sell by 2014. The new e20 carries a price tag of R100 000!

Fiat shakes up the 500

2012-11-29 13:34

Fiat to launch electric as well as larger versions of the 500 to boost the niche car's appeal by offering spins-offs that target more tastes and lifestyles.

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