Entries from The Torque Report tagged with 'electric car'

Audi's new electric SUV will be called 'e-tron'

Audi is working on an all-electric SUV that is expected to arrive by 2018. Although earlier rumors suggested that it would be called the Q6, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has confirmed that it will simply be called the "e-tron."

Mercedes-Benz confirms Tesla Model S rival, could arrive by 2018

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that it is working on a new electric vehicle that will go head to head with the Tesla Model S.

2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid priced at $38,825

Audi has released the pricing for its first plug-in hybrid, the 2016 A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid, which will start at $38,825 when it arrives later this year.

2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Starts at $41,450

Mercedes-Benz has released the pricing for the 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive, which starts at $41,450, only $100 more than the BMW i3.

2014 Nissan Leaf Starts at $28,980

Nissan is giving the 2014 Nissan Leaf a small price hike over the 2013 model, which now starts at $28,980 before any federal or state tax incentives are applied.

Tesla Completes its West Coast Supercharger Corridor for Free Travel Between San Diego and Vancouver

Tesla has announced the completion of its Supercharger Corridor on the west coast, which is a network of Tesla Supercharger stations that enable Model S owners to travel for free between San Diego, California and Vancouver, British Columbia.

Electrified BMW i5 in the Beginning Stages

BMW is currently discussing if it makes sense to a larger model to its electrified i sub-brand.

Nissan's ZEOD RC Electric Race Car to Debut This Weekend in Japan

This weekend fans of Nissan's ZEOD RC electric racecar in Japan will get to get up close and personal with the racecar.

BMW May Boost i3 Production Due to Early Strong Demand

The 2014 BMW i3 doesn't go on sale in Europe until next month, but BMW has already reportedly received more than 8,000 orders for the new electric car.

BMW Celebrates 40 Years of Electric Mobility

Late next year BMW's i3 electric car is slated to arrive and when it does it will mark the provisional culmination of 40 years of development work at BMW.

BMW i3 Coupe Concept Gets Us Closer to BMW's First All-Electric Model

BMW has unveiled its latest electric concept car, the i3 Coupe Concept, which takes the design of the original i3 concept, but is a bit sportier.

Chevy Spark EV to Debut in LA

GM has confirmed that the Chevy Spark EV will make its world debut at the 2012 LA Auto Show later this month.

Honda Micro Commuter Prototype Is a Tiny EV

Honda has unveiled the Micro Commuter Prototype, which was developed in consideration of the vehicle categories for micro-sized mobility products that are currently being discussed under the initiative of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in Japan.

Volvo's New Fast Charger Cuts EV Charging Times to 1.5 Hours

Volvo has announced that it is testing a new fast-charger for electric cars that is six times faster than today's systems with a charging time of only 1.5 hours.

Toyota Announces the Arrival of 90 Scion iQ EVs for Fleet and Car-Sharing Applications

Toyota has announced announced the arrival of the 2013 Scion iQ EV in the U.S.

Tesla Recieves $10 Million From California to Build the Model X

Tesla has received a $10 million grant from the state of California to build its new Model X crossover.

Nissan Terra Fuel Cell SUV Concept Takes the Stage in Paris

The Nissan Terra fuel cell SUV concept officially took the stage today at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.

2013 Toyota iQ EV Unveiled

Toyota has just unveiled the full electric version of the Toyota iQ, which is sold here as the Scion iQ.

Ford Gets Us Ready for National Plug-in Day

Just in case you haven't heard, this weekend is National Plug-in Day!

Volvo C30 Electric Named "Green Car of the Year" in China

The Volvo C30 Electric was just awarded "Green Car of the Year" in China at the 4th China New Energy Mobility Summit on the same day that Volvo delivered 15 Volvo C30 Electric cars to Shanghai for the pioneering open road test-drive project - EV100 Days.