Koenigsegg aims to build a ‘CO2 neutral’ combustion supercar

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Koenigsegg doesn’t just want combustion-powered supercars to compete with EV’s in terms of raw performance. It wants to compete in eco-friendliness, too. In talking with Top Gear, company founder Christian von Koenigsegg said he was working with National Electric Vehicle Sweden to develop a €1 million ($1.15 million) hybrid supercar that was “completely CO2 neutral.” The solution, he said, was melding the automaker’s …

Rivian Unviels R1T Electric Adventure Truck

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After nine years of design and development, automotive startup Rivian unveiled not one but two new electric vehicles (each with Level 3 autonomy) at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show on Tuesday. The R1T is a pickup built specifically for off-road adventuring while the swanky R1S looks to compete with Range Rover’s line of upscale SUVs in both looks and amenities. Both …

How Self-Driving and Electric Cars Will Solve Some Annoying Problems

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Electric cars, robo taxis and self-driving trucks are coming and possibly sooner than you think. Limited tests of driverless cars are already happening today and they could be in use everywhere within six years. A change on that scale would reach far beyond the automotive industry to upend businesses, transform our daily lifestyles and reshape cities around the world. Even if the …

Mercedes-Benz To Increase Electric Models by 2022

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Mercedes-Benz is accelerating its roll-out of battery-powered autos in a race to meet tighter emissions rules as European buyers turn away from fuel-efficient diesel cars. In a $10.8 billion project, the world’s largest luxury-car maker intends to release 10 new electric vehicles by 2022. The expedited time frame reflects the urgency facing manufacturers as they brace for a shift away from …

Jaguar Reveals First Electric Jaguar, I-Pace

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Jaguar has revealed a 400 horsepower all-electric concept SUV dubbed the I-Pace. Production versions of the vehicle are expected to be available sometime in 2018. This will be the first electric car for Jaguar and only their second SUV. Their first SUV the F-Pace has quickly become their best selling vehicle. It’s expected to have a driving range of 220 …