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Porsche Fully Electric Sports Car Mission E Is Now Known As “Taycan”

First unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2015 and officially green-lighted later that year, Porsche’s very first electric sports car “Mission E” now has an official name and it is called Taycan. Loosely translated to “lively young horse” – a reference to the image appeared at the heart of the Porsche emblem – Taycan is set to begin series production next year. Continue reading Porsche Fully Electric Sports Car Mission E Is Now Known As “Taycan”

Someone Is Crowdfunding To Build A Classy Three-wheeled Electric Car

The future of automobile is clearly electric. While you already suspect it is so, what’s your thought on how the car of near future will look like? As sleek as Tesla automobiles? Well, one Estonian by the name of Roman Muljar begs to differ. He thinks classic look is the way to go and hence, this three-wheeled electric car called Nobe 100. It is a strangely attractive car. Sporting a 60s classic look, in a three-wheel configuration that will surely turn heads. Continue reading Someone Is Crowdfunding To Build A Classy Three-wheeled Electric Car

Elon Musk “Announced” Tesla Model 3 Performance Model Over Twitter

As it is, Elon Musk’s Tesla is struggling to meet the demand for the Tesla Model 3 which was unveiled two years ago, but that does not stop the CEO from enticing fans further. Musk, as usual, as taken to Twitter to announce an all-wheel drive Model 3 Performance Model. Yup. You heard that right. Already. Not sure when will this materialize, though. Continue reading Elon Musk “Announced” Tesla Model 3 Performance Model Over Twitter

Seriously, I Want This All-electric Classic Mini Now!

It is odd that the icon of compact hatch of our time does not already have fully electric cars plying the roads. I guess MINI is taking its time to make sure it does it right cos’ obviously, a car this tiny will have questionable range due the straight up space constraint. While BMW Group let lose its exclusive version of the Mini Cooper S E Countryman ALL4, a plug-in hybrid, on a long-haul journey that will take it from North America to Tierra del Fuego, the British marque has brought to the show floor of the New York International Auto Show a full-electric drive example. Continue reading Seriously, I Want This All-electric Classic Mini Now!

SEAT Made CUPRA A Standalone Brand, Unveiled A 670HP CUPRA E-Racer And A 296HP CUPRA SUV

If haven’t already heard, SEAT has split out CUPRA model to be an independent brand – probably as a show of its resolution in turning out performance rides. The first vehicle to bear the CUPRA badge is Ateca, a sporty SUV that, unlike most SUV, is no slouch in the performance. With 300 PS (about 296 horses) from its 2.0 TSI motor, the CUPRA Ateca has well over 100 horses over SEAT Ateca which, coupled with SEAT 4Drive traction system and a new 7-speed DSG gearbox, allows it wipe the century sprint in just 5.4 seconds and reach an un-SUV top speed of 152 mph. Continue reading SEAT Made CUPRA A Standalone Brand, Unveiled A 670HP CUPRA E-Racer And A 296HP CUPRA SUV

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Has 600 HP And Looks Utterly Fabulous!

Pardon me for my excitement. While I am more of a patrolhead, I am equally drawn to electric drive too, especially one that has 600 horses with a stunning aesthetic to boot, like the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Concept Study. Unveiled at the 88th Geneva Motor Show, the Mission E Cross Turismo is as what its name suggests it to be: a concept study of an electrically driven cross utility vehicle (basically, sports utility vehicle, or SUV). Continue reading Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Has 600 HP And Looks Utterly Fabulous!

Hyundai Fuel Cell Electric Cars Drove Itself From Seoul To Pyeongchang

If you have not been keeping abreast with car innovations, you may want to know that South Korean automaker Hyundai has been working diligently in the area of fuel cell-powered electric vehicles and it has made some serious progress in this area. To showcase the company’s fuel cell development, the company has commissioned a head-turning, very black pavilion that is part art installation, part education center that aims to entertain and at the same time, educate visitors about its fuel cell technology. But the darkest building in the world is not the only thing the company had going; the automaker also announced, on February 4, a fleet of Hyundai next generation fuel cell electric vehicles had successfully completed an autonomous journey from Seoul to PyeongChang. Continue reading Hyundai Fuel Cell Electric Cars Drove Itself From Seoul To Pyeongchang

Is This Tesla Hearse A Fitting Display Of The Death Of Gas Automobile?

I have no idea how did we missed this. This particular dark custom Tesla Model S went viral when it surfaced back in 2016. Notwithstanding that it is over a year old, we thought it will be a good idea to mention it since there may be folks like me who aren’t aware and also because, Zachary Shahan of CleanTechnica had the opportunity to see it in person and thus, wrote an article on the backstory of this one-of-a-kind Tesla hearse (and there’s a video too). Continue reading Is This Tesla Hearse A Fitting Display Of The Death Of Gas Automobile?

Fisker EMotion Electric Luxury Sedan Makes Global Debut At CES 2018

What is electric powered, has 400 miles range, a top speed of 161 mph, all-wheel drive and has unique opening doors? Tesla? Nope. Not a Tesla this time. Neither is it yet another China-based EV maker. It is none other than the Fisker EMotion Electric Luxury Sedan from the revived Fisker Automotive (now called Fisker, Inc.) founded by Henry Fisker. This stunning EV with sweeping lines made its global debut on January 9 at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. Continue reading Fisker EMotion Electric Luxury Sedan Makes Global Debut At CES 2018

BYTON’s “Smart Intuitive Vehicle” Uses Face Recognition To Unlock Vehicle

This is it. The much anticipated entrant to the EV market BYTON’s first EV has finally been unveiled in Las Vegas, at the CES 2018. So, as speculated/guessed, it is indeed a SUV. No model name is associated it, though. The China-based EV maker simply refers to it as a ‘Concept’, but from the looks of it, it is hardly a concept; it looks like it is destined to roll off the company’s Nanjing plant in due course. Anyways, expect this mid-size “premium” SUV with sweeping roofline to be offered with two power options: a 200 kW single motor rear-wheel drive model with 400 Nm of torque and a 350 kW dual motor-equipped four-wheel drive model that turns out 710 Nm of torque. Continue reading BYTON’s “Smart Intuitive Vehicle” Uses Face Recognition To Unlock Vehicle