Rimac’s second electric hypercar: 120kWh battery and ‘full autonomy’

Rimac’s second hypercar, to be revealed at the Geneva motor show later this year, will feature a high level of autonomy and a 120kWh battery. A source close to the car revealed the battery statistic, although didn’t confirm what performance the car can achieve. It’s likely to feature level 4 autonomy where legal, this means that the car can drive itself completely, without the driver’s attention, … Continue reading Rimac’s second electric hypercar: 120kWh battery and ‘full autonomy’

10 electric cars coming by 2021

Electric cars are coming, there’s no stopping it. Here’s a quick look at 10 noteworthy electric vehicles (EVs) heading for market in the next three years. Hyundai Ioniq Electric The Ioniq is Hyundai’s answer to the Toyota Prius, available in three flavours – hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric. It’s unclear whether we’ll get both hybrid versions, but Hyundai Australia plans to introduce the Ioniq Electric … Continue reading 10 electric cars coming by 2021

Tesla Model S based electric production car race series officially sanctioned by FIA

The forthcoming Electric Production Car Series has been officially sanctioned by the FIA – the governing body for world motorsport – ahead of its inaugural 2018 season. The series will be contested by up to 20 identical, race-prepared Tesla Model S P100Ds, modified to produce 784bhp (585kW) and capable of 0-62mph in 2.1 seconds thanks to a vastly reduced kerbweight. • Tesla Model S P100D … Continue reading Tesla Model S based electric production car race series officially sanctioned by FIA

California, Colorado governors target electric vehicle sticking point—charging

Enlarge / Closeup of Chargepoint electric-vehicle charger at Google headquarters in Silicon Valley (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images). Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown announced one of the most ambitious electric vehicle (EV) incentive plans in the country. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper also announced plans to improve infrastructure for battery-powered cars last week. Although EVs are still less than 1 percent of the total US … Continue reading California, Colorado governors target electric vehicle sticking point—charging

‘Electric Dreams’ Adapts Philip K. Dick But With Actual Women

Electric Dreams is a new anthology show based on the science fiction of Philip K. Dick, whose work has also inspired such films as Blade Runner, Total Recall, and Minority Report. Writer Anthony Ha is a huge PKD fan, but admits that Dick’s characterization is often a weak point. “I think in general he has a few stock types,” Ha says in Episode 292 of … Continue reading ‘Electric Dreams’ Adapts Philip K. Dick But With Actual Women