Latest news about: electric cars

Renault has returned to the idea of a quick change of batteries
Renault has returned to the idea of a quick change of batteries

This technology not only saves time on recharging, but also significantly reduces the cost of buying an electric car. More than ten years ago, Renault was one of the pioneers in offering fast battery change technology for its then models. It was about electric versions of the Kangoo van and the Fluence sedan. So, by… More

Ford and VW electric cars to get common platform
Ford and VW electric cars to get common platform

Ford is considering developing a range of electric vehicles based on the Volkswagen MEB architecture. The two auto giants have already announced an engineering collaboration under which Ford will develop commercial vehicles for the two brands. Ford is also already testing the MEB-based compact SUV, which will be launched in 2023 and will rank one… More

778 km without a single CO2 emissions: a new world record

Australian-based rally driver Brendan Reeves has broken the world record for the range on a single hydrogen fill for fuel cell electric vehicles. Driving a Hyundai Nexo, he drove 887.5 kilometers from Melbourne to the outskirts of the provincial city of Silverton, where the second Mad Max movie was filmed in the 1980s. The previous… More

Hummer EV boasted about its capabilities

A video has appeared on the Web showing the impressive off-road capabilities of the GMC Hummer EV electric pickup. The car passed a series of rather difficult tracks in the Moab Desert (USA). Jeep has used the challenging tracks in Moab, Utah, USA for years as a showcase for its SUV capabilities, and Ford went… More

Police stopped Tesla driverless at the wheel
Police stopped Tesla driverless at the wheel

In California, police stopped a Tesla Model 3 electric car, which was moving along the highway in autopilot mode. At the same time, there was no driver behind the wheel of the car. The owner of the electric car was found in the back seat of a Tesla. This is stated in the message of… More

In the U.S. came up with how to charge electric cars right while driving
In the U.S. came up with how to charge electric cars right while driving

Scientists at Cornell University in the USA are developing this technology, which will help solve the problem with recharging car batteries. Now the ubiquitous distribution of electric cars is hampered by one important problem – charging the battery. There are fewer charging stations than required, and for many this is a strong argument against. American… More

Did you like Bitcoin? Tesla stops selling its electric cars for bitcoins
Did you like Bitcoin? Tesla stops selling its electric cars for bitcoins

Electric vehicle maker Tesla has ditched bitcoins as a means of payment. The head of the company, Elon Musk, wrote about this on Twitter. Elon Musk wrote: Tesla has suspended the sale of cars using Bitcoin. We are concerned about the rapid increase in the use of fossil fuels for mining and Bitcoin operations, especially… More

Electric cars GV70 and Ioniq 6 will be presented ahead of schedule
Electric cars GV70 and Ioniq 6 will be presented ahead of schedule

Rampant demand for the new Ioniq 5 has forced Hyundai to accelerate the pace of work on the new crossover. Now Ioniq 7 may appear in 2023 instead of 2024. The Korean company Hyundai has presented a plan to develop the electrification of its lineup. Next year, the Ioniq 6 sedan should enter the market…. More

Tesla Cybertruck spotted on New York City roads (video)
Tesla Cybertruck spotted on New York City roads (video)

The head of Tesla, Elon Musk, brought a prototype of the Cybertruck electric pickup truck to New York, which has not yet gone into production. The top manager himself arrived in this city to participate in a popular television show, and the car itself was shown at that time in the local showroom of the… More

Renault and Nissan develop cheap batteries for electric cars
Renault and Nissan develop cheap batteries for electric cars

It’s no secret that the most expensive part of a modern electric car is its battery. And the battery accounts for half the weight of the entire car at once. So it is logical that the manufacturers of electric cars and batteries for them are striving to make batteries lighter and cheaper. So, two Japanese… More