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Buick unveils an all-electric SUV concept and it’s exactly what GM needs – TechCrunch

General Motors is spinning up its electrification plans and today announced the stunning, poorly named Buick Enspire concept at Auto China 2018. As a concepts go, this one looks great and rather feasible. GM says it’s powered by Buick’s eMotion powertrain that can produce a maximum output of 410 kW (roughly 550 hp).

By | 2018-04-17T22:49:27+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|Comments Off on Buick unveils an all-electric SUV concept and it’s exactly what GM needs – TechCrunch

Volkswagen has locked down $25B in battery supplies for its electric vehicle push

Automaker Volkswagen’s ramping up for its big EV push, with $25 billion in committed battery supplies and plans to outfit 16 factories to build electric cars by the end of 2022, up from three with that capacity in the VW stable right now. Thus far, Volkswagen’s focus is on battery suppliers in Europe

By | 2018-03-13T13:44:20+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|Comments Off on Volkswagen has locked down $25B in battery supplies for its electric vehicle push

The Tesla Model 3 is a love letter to the road – TechCrunch

Tesla’s Model 3 is making progress heading out to customers (though not as much as either Tesla or those on the waiting list would like) and as a result, we got a chance to spend some time in one of the new production models that just rolled off the line. The Model 3

By | 2018-03-14T04:02:54+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|Comments Off on The Tesla Model 3 is a love letter to the road – TechCrunch

Tesla Semi does its first production cargo run with batteries on board

Tesla is putting its new electric Semi to work, with its first run as a “production” vehicle — for a familiar client. Tesla itself is the customer, as the trucks were equipped with trailers loaded up with battery packs fresh from the Gigafactory assembly line, heading to the Tesla Fremont car factory in

By | 2018-03-08T00:42:55+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|Comments Off on Tesla Semi does its first production cargo run with batteries on board

Volvo’s hybrid Polestar 1 available for pre-order next week

Volvo turned its race-tuning sub brand Polestar into its own company with a focus on electric performance last year, and at the Geneva Motor Show this week it revealed the Polestar 1 GT, a hybrid electric car that’s designed to go toe-to-toe with Tesla for performance-loving customers eager for alternative powertrain options. In

By | 2018-03-06T18:47:59+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|Comments Off on Volvo’s hybrid Polestar 1 available for pre-order next week

Renault’s EZ-GO envisions walk-on, walk-off urban EV mobility

Renault’s EZ-GO is less concept car than a full transportation service concept design. The vehicle revealed at the Geneva Motor Show this week is a fully autonomous electric car that can’t travel fast, but that does fit as many as six passengers through a big, almost garage-like door that opens up to load

By | 2018-03-06T15:44:37+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|Comments Off on Renault’s EZ-GO envisions walk-on, walk-off urban EV mobility

Honda intends to actually put its retro Urban EV concept on sale in 2019

Honda’s adorable little Urban EV Concept stole hearts at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, and at the Geneva Motor Show this week, the automaker confirmed that it’s making a production version of the car, with a target street date of late 2019 for the cute little guy, though it’ll be a European exclusive

By | 2018-03-06T14:44:08+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|Comments Off on Honda intends to actually put its retro Urban EV concept on sale in 2019

Porsche’s Mission E Cross Turismo is the EV crossover you want

Porsche unveiled a new concept version of its forthcoming Mission E all-electric car today at at the Geneva Motor Show. The Mission E Cross Turismo is a crossover utility vehicle with all-wheel drive, four doors and a larger cargo capacity for making sure you have plenty of room to stow your skis before

By | 2018-03-06T13:42:54+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|Comments Off on Porsche’s Mission E Cross Turismo is the EV crossover you want

Volkswagen’s I.D. Vizzion electric sedan aims for 2022 production

Volkswagen’s big centerpiece for this year’s Geneva Motor Show is the I.D. Vizzion, the latest in its I.D. EV lineup and the car that’s designed to lead the pack as a premium offering. Volkswagen talked a lot about the Vizzion’s future-focused design and features yesterday during a special pre-show press unveiling, but on

By | 2018-03-06T10:38:23+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|Comments Off on Volkswagen’s I.D. Vizzion electric sedan aims for 2022 production

Volkswagen’s latest I.D. concept EV is a stunner self-driving sport sedan

Volkswagen has revealed its latest I.D. concept vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland: The I.D. Vizzion, which is a lot less sleepy than all those ‘Zs’ might suggest. The Vizzion is by far my favorite of the I.D. line in terms of pure design, with sporty lines on a roomy but

By | 2018-03-05T21:18:49+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|Comments Off on Volkswagen’s latest I.D. concept EV is a stunner self-driving sport sedan