ARTICLES RELATING TO ELECTRIC CARS

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.

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'.

OPINION | Ford's Mustang Mach-E and the future of the Blue Oval brand's SUVs

2019-11-25 04:30

Mustang fans might struggle with it, but Ford’s Mach-E signals a battery future for the brand’s SUVs. Lance Branquinho explains why.

'Future is electric': Porsche sets out plans to battle Tesla in US

2019-11-20 10:17

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 | 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.

Are we ready for SA's electric car future? - 10 things we learned from #EVRTAfrica

2019-10-30 10:41

October is Transport month and we took part in an electric road trip across South Africa. We list 10 important factors regarding electric mobility.

WATCH | This video of a confused woman trying to find a 'fuel cap' on an electric car is hilarious

2019-10-28 09:00

It's never right to laugh at others' misfortunes, but even this woman chuckled at herself when someone pointed out to her that you can' 'fill up' an electric car at a petrol station.

SEE | Electric Mini takes on the 'Green Hell' (without braking)

2019-10-19 06:00

Can an electric-powered Mini be driven around the famous North Loop of the Nurburgring race track in Germany without dabbing the brake pedal? Find out.

WATCH | Tesla's new battery to last a million miles?

2019-09-26 10:05

Elon Musk recently promised consumers that Tesla's electric cars will soon be powered for more than 1 million miles.

A new chapter for Porsche: Factory opens for the all-electric Taycan

2019-09-10 11:14

Porsche has finally opened a new factory facility for their first all-electric Taycan model.

 

WATCH | Here's why Norway is 'streets' ahead when it comes to electric cars

2020-01-13 09:00

Norway is the best place to be to own an electric vehicle and this video shows why that is the case.

OPINION | Here's how Toyota is bracing the future with battery-powered cars

2019-11-28 07:59

The Japanese giant’s shift to electric vehicles will have a seismic influence on the industry. Why it is happening now? Lance Branquinho explains.

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.

QUIZ | How many of these electric dashboard symbols do you recognise?

2019-11-20 10:00

If you are thinking of buying a new electric or hybrid car, it’s important that you know these warning lights in case one illuminates on your dashboard while on the road. Take the quiz and put your electric and hybrid knowledge to the test.

SEE | 5 electric cars to look out for in 2020

2019-11-11 10:51

AutoAdvisor takes a look at five all-electric cars that are in, or coming to, South Africa for 2020.

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.

WATCH | This is how Volvo's new all-electric XC40 works

2019-10-21 11:51

Over the next five years, Volvo Cars will launch a fully electric car every year, as it seeks to make all-electric cars 50 per cent of global sales by 2025, with the rest hybrids.

Leaf, i3, I-Pace driven on a SA electric road trip: Here's what could go wrong

2019-10-10 04:30

Wheels24 correspondent Charlen Raymond undertakes an electric road trip from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town. Are we ready for the next phase of automotive mobility?

#Frankfurt2019 | Lessons learned from this year's event

2019-09-13 14:00

Was the 2019 Frankfurt auto show a turning point for the German car industry and those brands you most desire?

The new electric Porsche Taycan is faster than these 5 supercars

2019-09-09 14:44

Some of the world's most iconic automakers have produced some seriously fast cars, ones like the McLaren Senna and the Pagani Huayra Roadster. Then came along Porsche and built their all-electric sports car, and it is faster than all the rest.

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