ARTICLES RELATING TO ELECTRIC CAR

e-Golf arrives in South Africa, but won’t be sold locally – Volkswagen explains why

2020-02-21 11:30

South Africa becomes the second country after Rwanda to introduce Volkswagen electric vehicles in Africa

Nissan's Leaf gets the Nismo treatment, more power and now it's one hot electric vehicle

2020-01-22 08:56

Nissan's motorsport arm, Nismo, has given its electric vehicle, the Leaf, a complete makeover. And an increase in power too!

SEE | Nissan 'grows' its EV Leaf into a Christmas 'tree' for the festive holiday

2019-12-10 11:43

To bring Christmas cheer while celebrating the power of regenerative energy, the special one-off vehicle sees the electric vehicle transformed into a Nissan (Christmas) 'tree'.

BMW ups orders of battery cells for electric cars

2019-11-21 12:11

German high-end carmaker BMW said it was massively increasing orders of battery cells for electric cars for the coming decade, as it plans dozens of new electrified models.

WATCH | Ford teases new electric Mustang Mach-E SUV

2019-11-15 13:56

The all-electric Mustang Mach-E will make its international debut November 18 at an event in Los Angeles that will be streamed on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.

Dyson created a phenomenal electric car, invested billions, and now they've pulled the plug

2019-10-20 06:00

British electronics maker Dyson has cancelled plans to build an electric car by 2021, with CEO James Dyson sending a company-wide email to staff.

Volkswagen all-new ID.3 electric car breaks cover at Frankfurt

2019-09-10 10:29

The ID.3 from Volkswagen opens a new era of climate-friendly mobility.

602kW, 'golden flakes' within its paint job... Radical hybrid Sián is the fastest Lamborghini yet

2019-09-04 08:32

At the Frankfurt Motor Show Automobili Lamborghini will unveil the Sián - a hybrid super sports car delivering new technologies and unsurpassed performance in the hybrid sphere.

WATCH: Volkswagen electrifies Goodwood's all-time hill record

2019-07-08 14:40

The all-electric Volkswagen ID.R has broken the outright Goodwood Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard Hillclimb record, 20 years after it was set by ex-F1 star Nick Heidfeld in a McLaren MP4/13.

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.

 

WATCH | Top Gear's Chris Harris lauded for honest review of the electric Porsche Taycan

2020-02-12 10:00

Viewers of BBC's motoring show Top Gear praised host Chris Harris for his honest opinion on electric cars, specifically the new Porsche Taycan.

Hyundai and Kia bet on London startup for electric cars

2020-01-16 09:06

South Korea's Hyundai and its Kia affiliate announced plans for a major investment in London-based startup Arrival to produce next-generation electric vehicles that cost less than standard-engine models.

WATCH | Tesla suffers broken glass mishap during chaotic Cybertruck launch

2019-11-22 09:08

The big reveal of Tesla's electric pick-up went embarrassingly wrong when the supposedly impact-proof windows smash, leaving a flustered Elon Musk to flounder through the rest of his presentation in front of a badly damaged vehicle.

WATCH: The spark behind the electric car

2019-11-20 21:40

Videographic showing how electric cars work. More than half the cars produced by Porsche will be electric by 2025, the German manufacturer's North American chief said as he set out plans to overtake market leader Tesla.

WATCH | Jaguar unveils its first virtual all-electric sports car

2019-10-29 08:57

Jaguar has unveiled its first all-electric virtual sports car, the Vision Gran Turismo Coupé, and is set to make its debut in the popular Playstation car game, Gran Turismo.

#Frankfurt2019 | Mercedes-Benz EQS built for an emission-free future

2019-09-11 08:56

Mercedes-Benz used the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show to highlight its intended plans for the future.

Electric car sales fall for first time after China cuts subsidy

2019-09-04 18:38

Global electric-car sales fell for the first time in modern history in July after China scaled back purchase subsidies, highlighting the role government assistance is having on the burgeoning market.

Frankfurt Motor Show| Volkswagen's electric future - new ID.3 to make it's global debut

2019-09-02 08:45

Electric mobility is Volkswagen's focus at Frankfurt motorshow as the German automaker is set to debut its new ID.3 electric car.

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.

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