You’ve probably seen the Ford Mustang Mach-E, an upcoming five-door electric crossover SUV that was introduced on November 17, 2019, but since then, not much footage has surfaced of the new vehicle, that is until…now. Apparently, footage has leaked of a prototype testing at the North Carolina Center for Automotive Research, with most of the body panels removed. Read more for the clip and additional information.
Lordstown Motors officially revealed its all-electric Endurance pickup truck today at the Lordstown Complex in Youngstown, Ohio. No details were released, but we do know that it sports in-wheel hub motors, all-wheel-drive capability and 440 kW of total peak output. The company aims to be the first U.S. automotive OEM in the race to produce the industry’s first fully-electric pickup truck, purpose-built for fleet use. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
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The 2020 Changli Nemeca is touted as a “New Energy Mini Electric Car for Adults,” and we agree that it’s quite small. This particular EV was found on Alibaba and priced at a mere $930 for the vehicle itself, or $1,200 with the battery pack, but shipping is where things get pricey. Yes, when all was said and done, the entire thing ended up costing $3,000. Read more for an unboxing and first drive videos.
Steve Huff’s Current Technology 2.0 is now officially the first electric car exceed 200mph – 201.07mph to be exact – in the quarter mile at the dragstrip. This vehicle is based on a 240″ wheelbase NHRA dragster that’s powered by an 800-volt custom lithium polymer battery, mated to two custom-wound axial flux dual stack electric motors generating 2400 horsepower and 2000 lb-ft of torque. Read more for the video and additional information.
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Dyson has been reinventing everyday appliances for decades, and their latest idea was to take on Tesla, as they envisioned electric car with a 600-mile range on a single charge. Unfortunately, things didn’t go quite as planned. James Dyson invested over $600-million from his own pockets to develop this EV, but he soon discovered that there was absolutely no way to turn a profit should they have went to market. Read more for another picture and additional information.
The Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 may not have a burly V8 or V10 engine, but it can still crush the quarter-mile in the low-8-second range at more than 170 mph. This one-off Mustang Cobra Jet is a factory drag racer with all-electric propulsion delivering over 1,400 horsepower and 1,100 lb-ft. of instant torque. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Back in 2009, there was the first-generation Tesla Roadster and then the Dodge Circuit EV, a two-passenger, rear-wheel-drive, all-electric sports car shown that debuted at the North American International Auto Show. It was based on the Lotus Europa S, and combined a lithium-ion battery pack with a 200-kilowatt electric motor producing 268 hp and 480 lb⋅ft of torque. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Hyundai Motor has just revealed more details about its all-new Prophecy Concept EV. One of the craziest features is its steering mechanism because instead of a steering wheel mounted high on the dashboard in front of the driver, it’s controlled by dual joysticks located left and right from the driver: one on the center console with the other on the door trim. Read more for the video, additional pictures and information.
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If you haven’t been following Elon Musk these past few years, the Tesla Semi is basically an all-electric battery-powered Class 8 semi truck/tractor in development and set for limited production run near the end of 2020, or possibly early 2021 now, due to the outbreak. Back during mid-January 2020, Tesla announced a winter testing program to validate the Semi in cold weather and low-traction conditions. Read more for a video and additional pictures of a few prototypes being tested in Alaska.
The 2021 Roland Gumpert Nathalie is probably one electric vehicle you’ve never heard of, but definitely not one to pass on. Featuring a 2Way energy system that consists of four motors, one on each wheel, for propulsion, all powered by a battery located on the floor of the vehicle. You recharge the Nathalie using a hybrid system with methanol fuel cells situated underneath the car’s carbon hood. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.