Should I buy an electric car? New report says wait until 2023

Drivers wanting to watch the pennies are being encouraged to consider holding off purchasing an electric car until 2023, according to a new report. The in-depth study by Confused.com comes as the latest SMMT (Society Motor Manufacturers and Traders) reveal electric vehicles have made up just 2% of new registrations in 2018 to date despite…

CES2017: Faraday Future’s Tesla rival malfunctions during live demo

Chinese backed auto startup Faraday Future is hoping to take on electric car supremo Tesla with an intelligent electric vehicle. However, the car manufacturer was left red-faced when its driverless parking feature failed to work at CES 2017. The FF 91 is set to become the first car in production for Faraday Future, a company that only…

CES 2016: Chevrolet’s latest electric car, Bolt, boasts 200 mile range

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV offers a range of 200 miles Announced in Las Vegas this week was Chevrolet's latest electric vehicle, dubbed the Bolt. Boasting a range of 200 miles, and expected to cost roughly $38,000 ($30,000 after the federal $7,500 income-tax rebate for electric car purchases), the new electric vehicle -…

VW’s Audi and Porsche unveil electric cars at Frankfurt motor show

Audi's e-tron quattro concept car was unveiled in Germany. The manufacturer claims a range of 500 kilometres. Is Tesla about to have a rival in the luxury electric car market? Volkswagen's two premium flagship brands, Audi and Porsche, unveiled battery-powered sports cars at the Frankfurt auto show on Monday. Although neither…

Will Tesla Model 3 herald electric car revolution with 2017 launch?

Photo: AutoExpress Tesla CEO and founder Elon Musk has revealed its Model 3 electric car could be unveiled as early as May next year, with a launch due in 2017. Speaking  during the Tesla Earnings conference call he said, "don’t hold me to that month, but that’s, like — that’s our aspiration”. Anticipation around the company's new…

Elon Musk’s Tesla unveils Powerwall – batteries to power the home

Want to be able to power your home in the event of a blackout? US electric carmaker Tesla Motors has unveiled batteries that can power homes and businesses as it attempts to expand its business beyond electric cars. Chief executive Elon Musk announced the firm would build batteries that store solar energy and serve as…