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Audi E-Tron GT Sedan Teased Before L.A. Auto Show Debut

On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
Audi E-Tron GT Audi said it was bringing its E-Tron GT concept car to the L.A. Auto Show, but now we have some teaser images of what is claimed to be the E-Tron GT sedan. The pictures popped up on Germany’s Bild and show Audi’s design boss Mark Lichte with the vehicle in question. It’s not exactly clear ...

Volkswagen Is Seriously Considering A Pickup Truck For The U.S.

On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
Volkswagen Pickup Truck Earlier this year, Volkswagen showed off an Atlas-based pickup truck concept called the Tanoak. At the time, the German automaker said it was only interested in gauging public interest, not announcing plans to sell a pickup truck in the U.S. Whether American customers would consider a Volkswagen with a bed remains to be seen, but ...

Nissan Australia To Electrify A Third Of Its Volume

On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
Nissan-Leaf-Australia Nissan has announced that during the current mid-term plan, one third of its Australian volume will include electric technology. Led by the launch of the new Nissan LEAF – which heralds a new era of electrification for the company – Nissan is preparing for the expected spike in electrification and electric vehicle interest and sales. ...

In Electrification Push, Infiniti To Reveal Project Black S Prototype

On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
Infiniti-Project-Black-S-Prototype As part of its plan to electrify its portfolio from 2021 onward, INFINITI will reveal a new Project Black S prototype in Paris, showcasing how Formula One dual-hybrid electric powertrain technology can be deployed in a road car. Following the 2017 INFINITI Project Black S design study, the new hybrid electric prototype illustrates the brand’s ...

How To Effectively Market Your Car Dealership Locally

On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
Car Dealership The modern consumer has infinite options when considering where to buy a car. Nowadays, owning a car dealership involves much more than running a business and selling cars. Dealership owners need to be able to market themselves, so the customer knows to go to your dealership – and not the other guys – for their ...

DS Automobiles And TECHEETAH To Form Formula E Partnership

On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
DS-Automobiles-TECHEETAH DS Automobiles, which has been active in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship since the series opened to manufacturers, will run its new car – the DS E-TENSE FE 19 – in association with TECHEETAH from 2018/2019. This partnership brings the first chapter of the brand’s involvement in the electric street racing series alongside Virgin ...

BMW Prices The 2019 8 Series For The U.S. Market

On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
BMW 2019 8 Series BMW has now announced official prices for the new, 2019 model year BMW 8 Series. The M850i xDrive coupe marks the 8 Series nameplate’s return to the North American market after an absence of more than two decades. The coupe is priced from $112,895 (including $995 in destination fees), and all of the cars come ...

Volkswagen To Offer Electric Car-Sharing Services From 2019

On Saturday, July 7th, 2018
volkswagen-id-study The Volkswagen brand announced a new all-electric car-sharing platform called ‘WE’ that will launch in Germany in 2019. These services are to be extended to major cities in Europe, North America and Asia as early as 2020. This was announced by the Volkswagen Brand Board Member for Sales, Jürgen Stackmann, at an event held in ...

Penn State Engineers Develop EV Battery That Can Heat Itself During Winter

On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
electric-cars-winter When owners can recharge car batteries in 15 minutes at a charging station, electric vehicle refueling becomes nearly equivalent to gasoline refueling in the time it takes. Assuming that charging stations are liberally placed, drivers can lose their “range anxiety” and drive long distances without worries. Conventional lithium-ion batteries cannot be rapidly charged at temperatures ...

The “$35,000 Tesla Model 3” Still Doesn’t Exist

On Saturday, March 24th, 2018
Tesla Model 3 When Road & Track reviewed the Tesla Model 3 earlier this year, we found it to be a compelling and potentially revolutionary vehicle. It should be: The version we drove carried a $52,500 sticker price. Where’s that $35,000 American-built electric car Elon Musk promised us? Still very much not here. As our colleague Bengt Halvorson ...