Tagged: Electric Car

Faraday Future FF91 gives Tesla Motors some early jitters at CES 2017

Faraday Future FF91 electric car

Faraday Future has been in the news for its bold move to develop a new species of electric cars of the future. The American automotive technology company is a start-up which envisions a future dominated with powerful electric cars. We have already seen their developments, putting more emphasis on what they actually believe in. Now the company is out with a bang at CES 2017 with their powerful electric car capable of going from 0-60 in mere 2.39 seconds.
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Lucid Motors Air – Powerful and luxurious Tesla killer in the making

Lucia Motors Air EV_1

Is it the Tesla killer in the making or just a hyped electric car which will bite the dust when it faces real world scenario? Meet Lucid Motors who have launched their super powered luxury EV at a company event in Fremont, California. This is not the first time that Lucid Motors is showing-off “Air” as they gave a glimpse of the powerful EV at LA Auto Show too. It is evident that the company not only wants to beat Tesla Motors with this future-forward venture, but also have a take on fuel-powered cars from manufacturers like BMW, Mercedes and Toyota.
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Honda shows off a tiny 3D printed, customizable electric vehicle

Honda 3D printed customizable electric vehicle

Of course 3D printed cars have become a rage in auto industry. The early ones we have seen have been from lesser known companies; therefore, when it comes from Honda, we have to stop and watch. Days after the Paris Auto Show, at the Ceatec 2016, Honda unveiled the Micro Commuter electric car – a 3D printed, customizable electric vehicle (EV). What makes the car extraordinary is the extreme automotive customization that is possible with the car. Read More…

McLaren P1 electric supercar for customers under the age of six

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McLaren’s P1 hybrid hypercar has made it around the Nurburgring in mere 7 minutes, and now the British supercar manufacturer is bringing its all-electric version. But there’s a catch, the battery-powered P1 electric supercar is only targeted at younger customers, with a recommended age group between three and six. Read More…

Japanese craftsman builds an electric car made entirely from bamboo

Electric car made from bamboo

Japanese seem to have a strange love for electric cars and bamboo. After the ravishing single-seat electric bamboo car by engineers at Kyoto University, a craftsman in Japan has built his own electric vehicle completely from bamboo. Built at a cost of 30-thousand dollars (all of which was sourced through a crowdfunding campaign), the auto rickshaw-style car, if you may, eschews the smooth curves and glossy paint of the modern day electric vehicles for bamboo. Read More…

Hanergy electric cars will not need charging stations to fuel up

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Electric cars will soon be part of our regular transportation system. What is holding electric cars back from gaining traction is their limited range and long fueling time. EVs take considerable time to charge and are very limited in distance they can travel on single charge. To change that for good and to give EV manufacturers food for thought, Chinese solar panel manufacturer Hanergy has revealed plans to make four zero charging electric vehicles commercially available within next three years. According to the company, zero charge feature will ensure the EVs no longer need to rely on charging station for short and medium distance journeys. Read More…

Rolls Royce Vision 100 Concept: Opulent self-driving electric car of the future

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While other automotive manufactures are concentrating on making a self-driving car for normal users, Rolls Royce has something extravagant to offer. The BMW owned brand well-known for its opulence and a high-end cluster of customers, has now decided to foray into the future forward self-driving automotive market. The Rolls Royce Vision 100 concept car clearly gives us a glimpse of what luxury self-driving cars will be like 10-20 years down the line. Even by RR’s standards, the electric engine driven concept car overshadows its current models. This two-seater haven in luxury mobility is more than 19 feet long, and given new meaning to the expression automotive haute couture.

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Tesla introduce cheaper Model S 60 and S 60D variants

tesla model s

Tesla has again made some changes in the existing Model S series. Although, market is desperate to see Tesla Model 3, but the company thought of introducing less expensive models with varying battery packs. Tesla already has a model with 75-kilowatt battery pack, and now it has re-introduced the 60kWh pack option that it had discontinued last year. The company has replaced its 70kWh variants, which were part of the base models. Read More…

Faraday Future begins construction of $1 billion Nevada megafactory

nevada megafactory

Faraday Future held a mega ceremonial opening event for its $1 billion manufacturing facility in Nevada. The company here revealed its abstract plans for an autonomous electric car that would support flexible chassis and may be, be manufactured on subscription basis. Blogosphere is buzzing with the news and the use of ‘Mega’ word, which is used very liberally in expression. Faraday previously faced criticism for its concept car, the FFZero1, at CES this year in January, for being too unrealistic to be materialized.
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Tesla Model 3 pre-orders expected to cross the magical 300,000 mark

Tesla Model 3

Model 3 is going to be the next iconic electric car in Tesla’s line-up of environmentally-friendly and stylish four wheelers. That fact is evident from the number of pre-orders Tesla has received for the Model 3 which got revealed as expected a few moths ago. Starting March 31st the number of pre-orders for Tesla Model 3 has touched 276,000 and with one more day left, one can expect it to cross the magical figure of 300,000. Now that is a huge number in just 4 days for an electric vehicle and it clearly shows the kind of name Tesla Motors has made for itself in the last few years. Carrying a price tag of $35,000 (almost half than the price of Model S) the Tesla Model 3 is going to be delivered by late 2017 or early 2018. The car is 20% smaller than Model S and it will go from 0-60 mph in less than 6 seconds.
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