Articles about Electric Cars

We need a game plan
Those of you who who've already dropped by this year's Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit at the SMX Convention Center will undoubtedly have been drawn to the Nissan Leaf proudly on display at the Japanese carmaker's booth.While it's
BYD unveils 'multi-layered electrified transportation solutions'
Two new clean transport alternatives have arrived in the Philippines in the form of the BYD Tang Super Sport and E5 electric vehicle (EV). The vehicles were revealed during the launch of the company's multi-layered electrified transportation solutions. And they
With loads of torque
This is the Hyundai Kona Electric. It is, somewhat predictably, a plug-in, zero-emission version of the little Kona crossover.It launches with two different electric powertrains. A base version has a 299km range, 133hp, and a 0-100kph time of
It's in the pipeline
During a quick trip to Singapore with Nissan Philippines, we got to to see the company's plans for the future when it comes to mobility and electrification. The coolest part was getting to hear from the top executives themselves about what'
The American carmaker lays out its plans
One of the world's biggest car companies wants to sell fewer cars. That, in short, is what Ford's executive vice president Jim Farley said to a conference of motor industry bigwigs recently.That's not the complete story, of course.
Toyota's grand electric plan
Toyota has big plans regarding electric and hybrid technology heading into the next decade. Just how big is the Japanese auto giant's electric dream? Well, it's aiming for more than half of its new-vehicle sales to come from electric
In eight years 25 models will be electrified
BMW has never made any secret that it wants to be a trailblazer and a leader when it comes to electric cars. In 2013, when other manufacturers were agonizing over whether to introduce a hybrid or two, it launched the all-singing,
Is that even possible?
Tesla demonstrated the mic-drop of the year last week, when the unveiling of its truck was upstaged by the thing it was carrying. That thing was a new-age Tesla Roadster that out-accelerates a Bugatti Chiron-and any other road
Faster than a Bugatti Chiron
Tesla has caught the rest of the world on the hop. Again. Meet the new Roadster. First things first, it's very, very fast. Here are the numbers: 0-100kph in 1.9 seconds, 0-160kph in 4.2 seconds, the quarter
A look at Le Guider's PH's electrified autos
Fans of internal combustion might scoff at the idea, but it can't be denied that electric cars are the wave of the future. With increasing concerns about the state of the environment, carmakers are moving away from traditional means of propulsion
The future is here
So the first 30 production versions of the new Tesla Model 3 have now left the factory, after a handover presentation outside Tesla's Fremont factory.Company boss Elon Musk was on hand to personally oversee the handover, as well as giving
Lineup will be made up of only EVs and hybrids
Here's some news that'll prick up ears from here to Germany and beyond: Volvo has confirmed that by 2019, every single one of its new models will have some form of electrification.Don't fall into the trap of thinking
They need all the help they can get
Recently, the local automotive industry was ruffled by news that the Department of Finance's (DOF) tax reform package-which includes an increase in automotive and fuel taxes-had passed the House Committee on Ways and Means. It didn't help that
"A marriage of design and technology”
Vanda Electrics, notable for its previous work on a 40kph electric commercial vehicle and an e-scooter, has announced an intention to build a two-door, two-seat fully-electric hypercar.Please be upstanding then, to the Dendrobium, Singapore's very first
It packs almost 800hp
Yes, it's a real Tesla race car, set for the Electric GT championship that'll kick off later this year. And golly, have they gone all out. The top speed may only be 249kph, but it's the acceleration that'll
From concept to reality
Back in 2015, Audi showed us the e-Tron Quattro concept. And good to its word, an incredibly similar production version will follow in 2018."We're calling it Audi e-Tron, just 'e-Tron', because this is a quite important Audi
An electrified Mustang?
Sales of EVs and hybrids have grown thanks to smarter tech, longer driving ranges, and an image boost courtesy of premium models and greener supercars. As consumer interest in these vehicles grow, carmakers like Ford are responding by expanding its range of
One step closer to the future
What was once a lofty idea reserved for science fiction is now inching closer and closer to us by the day. The fact is, autonomous cars are the way of the future, and the electronic whizzes at Tesla have just taken a
Thanks to an upgraded battery pack
Believe it or not, the quickest production car in the world is said to be an electric vehicle. According to Tesla Motors, its Model S full-size sedan is up there with the likes of the LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder.
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