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CUPRA Reveals Formentor Plug-In Hybrid SUV Ahead Of Geneva

CUPRA Formentor joins electrifying Geneva Motor Show CUPRA, Seat‘s performance brand, will be back at the Geneva Motor Show with a new plug-in concept. After the racing all-electric Cupra e-Racer, this year the company will unveil its first model developed specifically for the brand. Meet the CUPRA Formentor, a high-performance plug-in hybrid for the first anniversary ...

GreenPower EV Star CarGO Van With Huge Payload Revealed

A big electric van that’s able to carry big loads. The EV Star CarGO Van is an all-electric 25-foot cargo van with a capacity of more than 570 cubic feet, a payload of up to 6,000 pounds and a range of up to 150 miles. When you talk about EVs, most people immediately jump to ...

Here Are The Quickest Selling Used Electric Cars

An electric SUV tops the list. With Tesla’s upscale line of vehicles already taking the top three slots in terms of new electric-vehicle sales, they’re also among the quickest-selling used battery-powered rides in the U.S. That’s according to days-on-sale information compiled and provided to us by the automotive data and research company iSeeCars.com, based on a ...

YASA Announces Partnership With Global OEM

YASA finds its electric motors attractive for high-performance vehicles and aircraft YASA, the British manufacturer of axial-flux electric motors and controllers founded in 2009, signed a long-term joint innovation agreement with an undisclosed global automotive manufacturer. It’s not known who is the OEM that would like to use YASA motors, but the topic of development is ...

Ignore The Negative Press, EVs Are Actually Amazing Winter Cars

Due to “Range is key for EVs,” there’s been loads of negative coverage about EVs in cold weather. But … Since electric vehicles first came to market, range anxiety has been one of the biggest issues. So, of course, mainstream media still puts range at the forefront in most reports about electric cars. For this ...

Arcimoto Unveils Rapid Responder Three-Wheeler For Fire Fighters

The so-called “Fun Utility Vehicle” shows a serious side for first responders. Arcimoto has positioned its electric trike as the “Fun Utility Vehicle.” Indeed, its performance and range look like the vehicle will shape up to be quite an entertaining ride once full production begins this year. The FUV is about more than just fun, though. ...

Four Advantages Of Manufacturing EVs Over ICE Vehicles

Here are four distinct advantages that manufacturing EV has over manufacturing ICE vehicles. Three motors 30 power configurations The first great advantage that electric vehicle manufacturers have is the simple and yet powerful flexibility inherent in electric motors. A four-wheeled EV can have one, two, three or four motors. Multiple motors can work in tandem ...

How Icy Cold Weather Impacts Electric Car Range

MOTHER NATURE CAN BE ******* AN EV’S BATTERY IN WINTER, BUT THERE ARE WAYS TO COUNTER THE ADVERSE AFFECTS. As many owners discovered during this year’s frigid polar vortex, an electric vehicle’s operating range diminishes considerably when the ambient temperature plunges. The “low battery” warning can come up quickly – and with harsh consequences […] ...

EVs Popularity To Rise Outside California, Thanks To Arcane ZEV Rule

The “travel” rule for ZEV credits is no longer in effect. A total of 11 states now follow California’s zero-emissions regulations. So why has the vast majority of growth in EVs taken place in the Golden State in recent years? Here’s one reason: the California Air Resources Board has allowed automakers to use zero emission vehicle (ZEV) credits ...

Weird Zava PrometheuS Electric Hypercar Needs Your Support

Crowdfunding for an A.I. enhanced prototype is underway. Have you wanted to build your own epic hypercar but never figured out all the technical design stuff in school? If you have some spare cash, Zava Hypercars is ready to make your dream come true. The Italian start-up has a properly bonkers electric car all designed ...