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Tales from a Tesla Model S at 200k miles

Tesloop’s first vehicle, a Tesla Model S they put into service in July 2015, has reached a new milestone: 200,000 miles on the odometer. Tesloop, you’ll recall, ferries passengers between

Volkswagen’s 2019 electric car said to get 300 miles on a 15-minute charge

This year’s Paris motor show will host the unveiling of Volkswagen’s first all-electric car, according to an interview with company chairman Herbert Diess in German magazine WirstschaftWoc

Karma details Revero sales strategy as owner Wanxiang plans electric car factory

Wanxiang Group, which acquired the assets of plug-in hybrid pioneer Fisker and renamed it Karma Automotive, is planning a large-scale $375 million electric car factory with an output capacity of 50,0

Mercedes-Benz said to plan EV sub-brand, with multiple SUVs and sedans

Mercedes-Benz isn't just planning one or two all-electric vehicle options to woo customers away from competitors, including BMW and Tesla who are further along with their EV lineups -- it has four mod

Faraday Future says it is also making an autonomous car

Chinese-backed electric car maker Faraday Future says it is working on a self-driving vehicle. The company not so secretly owned by LeTV joins a growing list of tech companies making autonomous cars

Mercedes home batteries are a potential rival for Tesla’s Powerwall

The batteries developed for the high demands of all-electric Mercedes-Benz cars are finding a new application as in-home energy storage units. Sound familiar? Yeah, it’s a lot like the Tesla Pow

Is There A Smoother Road To Success For Tesla In China?

Things weren’t looking good for Tesla in China in early 2015. The luxury automaker faced tax breaks that favor domestic manufacturers, complex local license-plate laws and an army of sophisticated d

Mysterious Tesla Rival Faraday Future Backed By Netflix Of China, LeTV

There’s been much speculation lately about who’s behind the mysterious electric car company Faraday Future, based in Gardena, California. While some believe it to be a front for Apple&#821

A Weekend With The All-Electric BMW i3

I've never driven a BMW, or an electric car, so I might have been an odd choice to test drive the new BMW i3, the German car maker's all-electric hatchback, which packs the equivalent of 170 HP into i

GM Announces All-Electric Chevy Spark EV, Plus New Concept Car Chevy EN-V

This week, GM announced it will launch an all-electric vehicle under the Chevrolet brand, the Spark EV. The car is basically an electric version of the Spark mini-car and will be sold in limited quant

GM and LG Team Up on Electric Vehicles

Auto maker General Motors and LG Group will be working together to design and engineer electric vehicles thanks to <a href="http://media.gm.com/content/media/us/en/gm/news.detail.html/content/Pages/ne

Ford to Sell Solar Panel System Alongside Electric Cars

<a href="http://www.ford.com/">Ford Motor Company</a> is <a href="http://media.ford.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=35036">teaming up</a> with San Jose-based solar panel maker <a href="http://www.s

HaloIPT Revs Up For Wirelessly Charged Electric Cars

Those who resist purchasing an electric car because charging stations are less ubiquitous than gas stations or figuring out how to charge your car at home seems complicated have one less excuse to go

Coulomb Tweaks Electric Vehicle Chargers For Europe, Ready For Nissan LEAF

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0004/1892/41892v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/coulomb-technologies">Coulomb Technologies<

Curbside car chargers should start showing up next year

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/GE-BLOOM.jpg" />Given the limited range in fully electric cars, charging points are going to be an important part of the infrastructure i

Tesla’s $100M IPO: Losses Expected Until At Least 2012. Musk Taking $1 A Year.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/tesla-roadster.jpg" />Electric car company Tesla Motors has filed for a $100 million IPO. There were rumors recently floating around that

Japan prepares new electric car for launch in 2013

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/keio_sim_drive.jpg" /> Tokyo-based <a href="http://www.keio.ac.jp/">Keio University</a> (which happens to be my alma mater) is ready to

Toyota to showcase two new electric/hybrid cars this month

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Toyota_FT_EV_II.jpg" /> The world's No. 1 auto maker Toyota has <a href="http://etoyota.net/measurement/click/news?CR_NO=200900017670&am

New battery material could boost efficiency of electric cars by a factor of ten

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/picture-17.png" /> Electric cars have one major problem: Especially in the case of long drives, owners have to make too many stops to ch

SCiB update: Toshiba develops world's most powerful li-ion battery for cars

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/toshiba_scib.jpg" /> Electric vehicles usually have one major problem: The battery. But now <a href="http://www.toshiba.com">Toshiba</a>
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