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GM just teased this electric crossover in its EV grand plan

GM just teased this electric crossover in its EV grand plan

General Motors has given a brief glimpse of its upcoming electric crossover, the Bolt EV based vehicle that could kick the automaker's zero-emissions sales into the mainstream. The concept was shown during GM CEO Mary Barra's appearance at the Barclays Global Automotive Conference today, as part of a broader roadmap of green and autonomous motoring.

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RAESR Tachyon Speed electric hypercar makes 3650 lb-ft of torque

RAESR Tachyon Speed electric hypercar makes 3650 lb-ft of torque

The folks over at RAESR have been working on a new electric hypercar and they put in all the torques. All of them. The car makes 3,650 lb-ft of torque and over 1250hp thanks to six direct drive electric motors. All that power pushes a low slung hypercar that looks like a jet fighter and has an odd tandem seating configuration for driver and passenger.

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World’s first hydrogen powered Tesla is green of a different sort

World’s first hydrogen powered Tesla is green of a different sort

A company out of the Netherlands called the Holthausen Group has taken an already cool and green EV in the form of a Tesla Model S and made it cooler. The company claims to have been the first in the world to supplement the Model S with a hydrogen power source. The vehicle is known as Project Hesla.

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VW Beetle EV could be a rear-wheel drive throwback to the original Bug

VW Beetle EV could be a rear-wheel drive throwback to the original Bug

The VW Beetle is one of those iconic cars that have been around for a long time. Many fans of the Beetle preferred the older generation of those cars when they had engines out back and rear wheel drive. The modernized version of the Beetle grew and went front-wheel drive. VW has promised to bring lots of new electric vehicles to market and one of those just might be a new electrified Beetle.

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Daimler electric school bus unveiled ahead of 2019 US launch

Daimler electric school bus unveiled ahead of 2019 US launch

Thomas Built Buses, a North American Daimler subsidiary, has taken the wraps off its new Jouley electric school bus, the first of its kind for the company. The bus, which has the official moniker "Saf-T-Liner C2 Electric Bus," is scheduled to hits public roads in the United States in 2019, providing emissions-free transportation for students from home to school and back again.

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Faraday Future’s EV plans are floundering as execs jump ship

Faraday Future’s EV plans are floundering as execs jump ship

Faraday Future is discovering it's harder than you might think to start a brand-new electric car company, with numerous executives leaving amid struggles to begin production. The automaker made headlines with its ambitious plans to take on luxury players and EV heavyweights alike, including Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Tesla, with cars built for autonomous driving but also promising supercar-style performance.

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Tesla’s electric cars just got more Chill

Tesla’s electric cars just got more Chill

Tesla may be giving gas-powered supercars sleepless nights with the torque-tastic straight line speed of its EVs, but a new mode promises something different at the other end of the scale. With each progressive version of the Model S and Model X, Tesla has been pushing the performance envelope, taking advantage of the instantaneous power that makes electric motors so alluring once you've tried them.

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Vespa Elettrica electric scooter offers retro looks and 62 mile range

Vespa Elettrica electric scooter offers retro looks and 62 mile range

Vespa turned heads last year when it revealed its first electric scooter project, the Vespa Elettrica, and now we're finding out more about the zero-emissions urban ride. The storied Italian marque has been showing off the scooter at the International Cycle and Motorcycle Show this week, promising better performance than what you'd get from a traditional, gas-powered 50cc scooter.

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5 crazy facts about Lamborghini’s outrageous electric supercar

5 crazy facts about Lamborghini’s outrageous electric supercar

Lamborghini may be embracing the electric car, but as you might expect the Terzo Millennio is about as far away from a Prius as you could imagine. The concept was revealed this week, as the famed Italian automaker begins collaborating with MIT on innovative super-capacitor batteries, bodywork that can store electricity, and carbon fiber monocoques capable of self-healing. Read on for five things that help make the Lamborghini Terzo Millennio special.

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All hail the Hydra concept car from Gray Design

All hail the Hydra concept car from Gray Design

One of the coolest of classic cars is the Woody, which got its name from the wood used on the side of the vehicle. A design firm called Gray Design has unveiled the latest of three concepts it collectively calls Hydra Collection. The Hydra car is described as a Woody for tomorrow.

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Tesla set to roll out new Autopilot functions in coming months

Tesla set to roll out new Autopilot functions in coming months

Tesla makes the most popular full electric vehicles in all the land and one of the key features for those cars is the semi-autonomous driving capability in certain circumstances, which will eventually be autonomous driving capability. Tesla has now announced that it will have new functions for its Autopilot program rolling out in the "next several months." Tesla has stated that it has resolved one key challenge in its Autopilot program.

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Lamborghini Terzo Millennio: The raging bull goes electric

Lamborghini Terzo Millennio: The raging bull goes electric

Blasphemy. That's what some would call it: the so-called purists, asked to consider an electric super sports car with the Lamborghini badge. And yet, at a time when EVs are drag-racing gas powered exotica and winning, and when "eco" absolutely need not be a synonym for "dull," perhaps it's time for a more open mind. Meet the Lamborghini Terzo Millennio, the Lamborghini for the third millennium.

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