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With Chevrolet Bolt, the new normal for EVs will be 200+ miles range, $30K base price

With Chevrolet Bolt, the new normal for EVs will be 200+ miles range, $30K base price The Chevrolet Bolt EV will match or exceed the Tesla Model 3 on key specs when it goes on sale late this year.The entry point for competitiveness will likely be at least 200 miles range and $30,000 base price after tax credit.

Meet the VW ID electric car: 300-plus mile range in 2020, self-driving by 2025

Meet the VW ID electric car: 300-plus mile range in 2020, self-driving by 2025 By 2025, the VW ID will be self-driving, the company says.The VW ID motor configuration will be arranged like the BMW i3 (and unlike the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Bolt), with the engine driving the rear, not front, wheels.

Top tech cars of the 2016 Paris Motor Show

Top tech cars of the 2016 Paris Motor Show Here are the top cars of the biennial Mondial de l’Automobile, with a focus on models that will make it to North America.And either would work fine in Paris, which bans non-EVs from motoring about the first Sunday of each month.

Germany votes to ban internal combustion engine cars by 2030

Germany votes to ban internal combustion engine cars by 2030 Now, Germany’s Bundesrat wants the internal combustion engine banned starting in 2030.It suggests the days of the internal combustion engine car are finite.

2017 Acura NSX tested: Why it’s the exemplar for all supercars

2017 Acura NSX tested: Why it’s the exemplar for all supercars In 10 years, every high-performance car will be like the 2017 Acura NSX: a blend of electric motors, turbochargers, a combustion engine, and sophisticated control of traction, suspension, and acceleration.Out on twisty country roads, the front motors shine.

2017 Acura NSX tested: Why it's the exemplar for all supercars

2017 Acura NSX tested: Why it's the exemplar for all supercars In 10 years, every high-performance car will be like the 2017 Acura NSX: a blend of electric motors, turbochargers, a combustion engine, and sophisticated control of traction, suspension, and acceleration.The personalities are accessed via the Dynamic Mode dial in the center stack (photo inset): Quiet, Sport, Sport +, and Track.

No more free lunch: Tesla kills free supercharger program for vehicles ordered in 2017

No more free lunch: Tesla kills free supercharger program for vehicles ordered in 2017 When Tesla announced its free supercharger program, it was trying to fill a need for long-distance vehicle charging and demonstrate that EV’s could be viable alternatives to gasoline vehicles.To that end, the company declared that its Supercharger stations would be free for Tesla owners.

Electric cars and hybrids will soon have to announce their presence

Electric cars and hybrids will soon have to announce their presence At the time, I assumed that other electric vehicle makers would follow suit, as the sound seemed like an obvious safety measure.However, since then, electric vehicles have been largely silent at low speed.

VW's 13th brand: Moia, for ride-hailing (and maybe self-driving) electric shuttles

VW's 13th brand: Moia, for ride-hailing (and maybe self-driving) electric shuttles Add Volkswagen to the major automakers who are creating a mobility services company.Our sights are set on becoming one of the global top players for mobility services in the medium term.

Hyundai Ioniq self-driving car: flawless, all right turns, no danger of speeding tickets

Hyundai Ioniq self-driving car: flawless, all right turns, no danger of speeding tickets LAS VEGAS – The Hyundai Ioniq Autonomous Concept drove circles around Las Vegas last week.The Hyundai Ioniq test cars don’t have anything hanging off the roof or side that suggests this is a self-driving work in progress.

An EV Conquered The Dakar Rally For The First Time Ever

An EV Conquered The Dakar Rally For The First Time Ever Since it was first run in 1978, The Dakar Rally has been punishing drivers and vehicles alike.It’s not uncommon for half the entrants to finish… which makes it all the more impressive that an EV completed the race this year for the first time ever.

No need to wait for Tesla: the Chevrolet Bolt is excellent (and already shipping)

No need to wait for Tesla: the Chevrolet Bolt is excellent (and already shipping) The new Chevrolet Bolt EV hatchback may be everything you want in a compact car.The Bolt EV is quick, it’s roomy (front and rear seats both), and you don’t have to pay for navigation.

2.28 seconds: Tesla Model S sets production car record for 0-60 mph

2.28 seconds: Tesla Model S sets production car record for 0-60 mph A Tesla Model S P100DL just recorded the fastest time ever for a production car to reach 60 mph: 2.Last November, Tesla chairman Elon Musk Tweeted, “Looks like the Model S P100D Easter egg will allow it to do 0 to 60 mph in 2.

2017 Hyundai Ioniq first drive review: hybrid, EV, plug-in, no gas-only engines

2017 Hyundai Ioniq first drive review: hybrid, EV, plug-in, no gas-only engines The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq is the first car purpose-built to offer three different electric drivetrains and no gasoline-only engines.The hybrid Ioniq has the best mileage of any hybrid to date, 58 mpg combined, which tops the equivalent Toyota Prius by 2 mpg.

Margot Robbie's new ride looks straight out of the future

Margot Robbie's new ride looks straight out of the future It's loosely based off the company's DeltaWing racer, which debuted at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 2012.There are only two BladeGliders in the world, and the car hits 100 km/h (0-60 mph) in under five seconds.

EVs with 100-mile range may be all you need, some automakers say

EVs with 100-mile range may be all you need, some automakers say The Clarity EV may get just 80 miles per charge.11 per 100 miles.

Tesla Model 3 details: first cars will be rear-drive, no speedometer behind steering wheel

Tesla Model 3 details: first cars will be rear-drive, no speedometer behind steering wheel With Tesla no more than nine months away from initial production of the Model 3, more information is appearing.For instance, Elon Musk tweeted that the speedometer won’t be in the usual position behind the steering wheel.

Tesla about to become most valuable US car company

Tesla about to become most valuable US car company Monday, Tesla stock soared 7 percent in the wake of news that Tesla had first-quarter shipments of 25,000 vehicles and that production plans for the Tesla Model 3 were moving ahead.That pushed Tesla’s market cap ahead of Ford’s at the market close, $48.

Mitsubishi Celebrates 100 Years Of Automaking By Electrifying Its First Car

Mitsubishi Celebrates 100 Years Of Automaking By Electrifying Its First Car Way back in 1917, the Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Company built its first — and only — car: the Mitsubishi Model A.Now, 100 years later, Mitsubishi Motors is paying homage to the vehicle that got its wheels turning.

Mercedes Joins Tesla in Selling Whole-House Battery Power

Mercedes Joins Tesla in Selling Whole-House Battery Power The home energy storage system will hold up to 20 kilowatt-hours of electricity, enough to keep the average home in power at least until the sun comes up next day.It will be the first time for Vivint offering an energy storage system.