Volkswagen will add 36 000 electric car charging points across Europe

2019-06-18 10:50

Volkswagen currently has more than 20 000 electric car charging points in Germany and will introduce another 36 000 charging points throughout Europe.

Musk touting Tesla with over 650km range in the near future

2019-06-12 12:30

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was quoted as telling investors of his electric car company that "it won’t be long before we have a 400-mile (650km) range car", US media reports.

Tesla cuts 7% of jobs, predicts 'very difficult' road ahead

2019-01-18 13:14

Tesla will cut its full-time employee headcount by 7%, the company just managed to eke out a profit in the fourth quarter.

E-lectric! Jaguar Classic to build zero-emission E-Types

2018-08-24 08:44

Following an overwhelmingly positive reaction to the original concept for ‘the most beautiful electric car in the world’, Jaguar Classic has confirmed it will offer all-electric E-types for sale.

German post office delivers electric car surprise

2018-07-25 08:35

On German streets plied by hulking SUVs and roaring combustion engines, the small, toy-like electric vehicles driven by postmen stand out by their silence and their bright yellow livery.

WATCH: Tesla's race car tested by Tiff Needell

2018-07-05 14:30

An electric car racing series is already a real thing, Formula E. But would you watch an electric GT race series? Legendary driver Tiff Needell gets behind the wheel of the GT P100DL, a Tesla race car.

Tesla says inattentive driver to blame for fatal Model X crash

2018-04-12 07:04

Tesla again placed blame for a fatal crash involving a Model X last month on the driver, hours after the man’s family hired a firm to explore legal options.

Watch this Range Rover Sport PHEV take on 99 bends, scales 999-step staircase!

2018-02-12 09:25

A dizzying 99 turns and 999 daunting steps didn’t stop the new Range Rover Sport PHEV from completing a world-first at one of China’s most famous landmarks.

Disappointment of 2017: Tesla’s Model 3

2017-12-20 09:21

'Throughout this year the company founded by former Pretoria Boys High matriculant, Elon Musk, did some extraordinary things,' writes Lance Branquinho, but points out the one thing the automaker did not achieve.

Robo-taxis hold promise, and perils, for carmakers

2017-11-20 18:29

The driverless car revolution is already underway, with every major brand racing to create autonomous electric cars and trucks that will always be just a few clicks of a smartphone away.


VW is closing in on Ford deal on electric, autonomous cars

2019-06-15 18:00

Volkswagen is nearing a deal to cooperate with Ford on electric-car technology and self-driving vehicles, according to CEO Herbert Diess, who also called for a faster transformation of the German manufacturer.

Tesla chief Musk calls on workers to help deliver cars

2019-03-22 20:02

Tesla chief Elon Musk on Thursday urged workers to make helping with the 'biggest wave' of deliveries in the electric car maker's history their top priority, Business Insider reported.

Nissan launches China-focused electric car

2018-08-27 19:21

A Nissan electric sedan designed for China has rolled off an assembly line, the first of dozens of planned electrics being created by global automakers for their biggest market

WATCH: Thinking of buying an EV? Here are different ways to charge an electric car

2018-08-09 06:00

Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular. We look at different ways to charge EVs and hybrid cars.

WATCH: From bankruptcy to cool Tesla-challenging comeback - The truth about Fisker

2018-07-11 06:35

The Fisker Karma was once the darling of the electric car world but it was plagued with bankruptcy and scandal before it could get off the ground. We look at the history behind Fisker.

Dirty supply chain, poor infrastructure... the electric car revolution could bring problems of its own

2018-04-17 08:24

Electric cars are praised as the answer to questions of green and clean mobility but the overall sustainability of battery-powered vehicles is far from clear.

Electric car market jumpstarts cobalt prices

2018-02-21 08:42

Cobalt is hitting historically high prices fuelled by the automobile industry, which needs the rare metal to make light and durable electric batteries.

Ford's Ranger Raptor rivals, drowsy driving dangers: Motoring wrap

2018-02-09 20:11

Ford's Ranger Raptor rivals, drowsy driving and more... here is your weekly motoring wrap.

Here are 5 times automakers had us 'shook' in 2017

2017-12-07 14:00

From luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz launching a bakkie, to Tesla's fully-electric truck, we look at five times automakers caught us off-guard in 2017.

Mercedes-Benz X-Class, US GP... 5 stories you shouldn't miss

2017-10-23 14:48

From the United States Grand Prix to the Mercedes-Benz X-Class , here are 5 stories you shouldn't miss.

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