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Kia Niro EV Concept gives CES hints of 2025’s 16 EV plan

Kia Niro EV Concept gives CES hints of 2025’s 16 EV plan

Kia is laying out its electric vehicle plans at CES 2018 and it's not playing it safe, with a total of 16 EVs expected to be on the market by 2025. The automaker says its green line-up will consist of a mixture of different electrified powertrains, from entirely battery-electric through hybrids and even a fuel-cell car. It'll go hand in hand with the automaker's plans for connected and autonomous cars, too.

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VW’s Microbus EV will have an NVIDIA-powered AI co-pilot

VW’s Microbus EV will have an NVIDIA-powered AI co-pilot

Volkswagen's I.D. BUZZ will be smarter than the average Microbus, with the upcoming EV settling on NVIDIA's new DRIVE IX platform for its onboard AI. The electric bus proved an instant hit when VW unveiled it in concept form back in mid-2017, with the positive reaction prompting the automaker to quickly confirm it had been given the green-light for production.

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Byton’s Concept EV makes the Model X’s touchscreen look tiny

Byton’s Concept EV makes the Model X’s touchscreen look tiny

Bored of the Tesla Model X, and tired of the Jaguar i-PACE before it even hits dealerships? Don't worry, Byton has you covered. The Chinese car company might not be a household name, but it would sure love to be, and it's counting on this concept SUV to do it.

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Kia teases big CES 2018 EV reveal

Kia teases big CES 2018 EV reveal

Further proving CES 2018 is turning into a car show, Kia plans to bring its newest concept car to Las Vegas next week as it talks about its vision of what comes after autonomous driving. The unnamed concept will be a Kia EV, the automaker has confirmed, with what's promised to be a "highly efficient" battery-powered electric drivetrain. However, that won't be the only unique feature.

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ChargePoint Home Adds Amazon Alexa Integration

ChargePoint Home Adds Amazon Alexa Integration

EV owners who want a fancy charging station for their home with lots of technology integrated might want to check out the ChargePoint Home charger that now has Alexa integration and other new features. These new features allow drivers to ask Alexa to start and stop charging of their EV.

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2,425 Tesla Model 3 made in Q4 2017: 5k-per-week goal delayed

2,425 Tesla Model 3 made in Q4 2017: 5k-per-week goal delayed

Tesla delivered 1,550 of its Model 3 cars in Q4 2017, the automaker has confirmed today, though while production rates are rising it's still pushing back its previous goals. The electric car company had formally said it planned to be producing 5,000 of the Model 3 per week by the end of Q1 2018.

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Chinese EV startup Byton to debut SUV at CES 2018

Chinese EV startup Byton to debut SUV at CES 2018

If you have never heard of the name Byton, you aren’t alone. The company is a new Chinese startup that wants to make electric vehicles. It’s very first EV is an electric SUV and that ride will be unveiled at CES 2018.

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2017’s most surprising car has a lesson for EVs in 2018

2017’s most surprising car has a lesson for EVs in 2018

In a year where I've driven supercars like the new Ford GT, six-figure hand-built exotica such as Rolls-Royce's Dawn, and vehicles with horsepower by the bucketload, the car that stands out at the end of all that was a surprise even to me. Chevrolet's Bolt EV is, on the face of it, a fairly unassuming little hatchback that just so happens to be electric, not gas-powered. It's affordable, as electric cars go, but it has a surprise under the inoffensive sheet-metal.

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This Tesla Model 3 road trip is giving the EV a serious shakedown

This Tesla Model 3 road trip is giving the EV a serious shakedown

Tesla's Model 3 may still be a rarity on the road, never mind in dealerships, but one early owner is already taking his EV on a road trip - and recounting all the positives and problems along the way. The electric sedan has only just begun deliveries for non-employees at the California company, but that has only stoked the massive interest in just how closely it keeps to Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk's promises.

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VW’s unseen EV concepts just got trademarked

VW’s unseen EV concepts just got trademarked

VW has huge plans for electric cars, and the names of two more of its I.D. concept EVs may have just spilled ahead of the vehicles' big reveal. The German automaker has promised a total of fifteen different electrified models, globally, by 2025, with the first set to go on sale in the US in 2020. However, that hasn't stopped Volkswagen from previewing each in the form of a concept car.

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Genovation Cars to bring electric Corvette C7 to CES 2018

Genovation Cars to bring electric Corvette C7 to CES 2018

You may recognize the name Genovation as the company who rolled out the all-electric Corvette C6 back in 2016 and used it to crush a land speed record. Fast forward many months and Genovation Cars has announced that it will be bringing a pre-production version of an all-electric Corvette C7 to CES 2018.

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Porsche Mission E specs spill as Tesla rival forms

Porsche Mission E specs spill as Tesla rival forms

Porsche's big Tesla rival is expected to come in three flavors, with insiders suggesting the Mission E sedan will run up to 670 horsepower as it tries to eat into Model S sales. First shown off as a prototype in late 2015, a wildly positive reception for the curvaceous electric four-door prompted Porsche to give the production version the green-light only a few months later.

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