Polestar confirms Precept concept to rival Model S, Lucid Air

Polestar Precept conceptAt the Beijing auto show Saturday, Polestar announced that it plans to put the Precept concept shown earlier this year into production. The low-set grand-touring fastback electric car would likely fit into the market in the same arena as the Tesla Model S, Lucid Air, and Mercedes-Benz EQS, and several potential flagship models from Chinese...

Musk: Battery plan will enable $25,000 Tesla due in 2023

Tesla starts delivery of Chinese-made Model 3 sedans on December 30, 2019Tesla CEO Elon Musk Tuesday suggested that the carmaker will be able to produce a “compelling” $25,000 car with fully autonomous driving capability in three years. It’s a project that, Musk explained, will be enabled by the company’s quest to halve the cost of its cells per kilowatt-hour through a comprehensive strategy...

California will ban the sale of gasoline vehicles by 2035

Audi e-tron, on the Golden Gate BridgeCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday morning signed an executive order that will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered cars in the state by 2035. The move, leading the way for interim policy that hasn’t yet been written, aims to improve air quality in the state—at a time when forest-fire smoke has choked the state for...

2021 VW ID.4 revealed: 250-mile electric SUV starts at $41,490

2021 Volkswagen ID.4Volkswagen has been teasing its mass-market electric vehicles as being “for the millions, not millionaires.” And as it’s shaping up, the VW ID.4 appears to land right where we might expect—in an affordable space where it could be a compelling pick for families wanting something more exciting, all-electric alternative to...