Tag: ev

Archos’ electric scooter taps Android for directions

It’s not just bicycle makers hoping Android will improve your two-wheeled transportation. Archos has unveiled a Citee Connect electric scooter with a 5-inch Android computer in between the handlebars. The hardware won’t rival your phone (it ……


Toyota’s next EV motor could use 50 percent less rare earth metals

Toyota has designed a magnet that halves the amount of rare earths needed in its electric cars, which could help mitigate the fall out of a looming materials shortage. Like other electric carmakers, Toyota has traditionally used neodymium, ter……


UK National Grid plans superfast country-wide EV charging network

Range anxiety could soon be a thing of the past for electric vehicle drivers in the UK, as National Grid is proposing a network of superfast charging points that would mean 90 percent of motorists would always be within 50 miles of a charging ……


Control Volkswagen’s latest concept car with your voice

Today, Volkswagen debuted a new autonomous concept car called the I.D. Vizzion at the Geneva International Motor Show. The interior of the all-electric car doesn’t reflect that of a traditional vehicle; it’s been completely redesigned. There i……


Elon Musk promises Model 3 safety changes after crash report

Tesla has an excellent reputation for safety and it looks like the Model 3 is just as solid as its other EVs — but it still needs a few tweaks. Reddit user “Model 3 Crash Dummy” managed to walk away from an accident that totaled his car, des……


Dyson’s debut EV might not showcase its next-gen battery tech

Though it had been rumored for some time prior, it was still somewhat surprising when Dyson formally revealed it was getting into the EV game. Even for a company that takes research and development to an excessive level to make some of the bes……


Faraday Future may have received a $1.5 billion lifeline

To say Faraday Future has had a rough time would be an understatement between its financial crisis, executive exodus and CEO troubles. However, things might be looking up for the electric car maker. A Business Insider source has claimed tha……


Porsche and Audi will share an electric car platform

Porsche and Audi are no stranger to sharing car innards (the Cayenne and Macan use the same basic chassis as the Q7 and Q5, for instance), and that’s holding true in the electric era. Porsche’s Oliver Blume and Audi’s Rupert Stadler told Stut……


Mercedes will build an electric version of its popular Sprinter van

It’s all well and good to drive your own electric car, but what about the companies delivering your mail or fixing your water heater? They could stand to benefit from EVs, too — and Mercedes-Benz is happy to help out. It’s launching a refresh……


Sondors’ three-wheeled EV is affordable and stylish

Starting a new car company is tough. In fact, it’s nearly impossible. Then Tesla pulled it off. As we transition from the internal combustion engine to electrification, startups and even a few established players are taking a chance on EVs. Bu……