Electric Cars News of the Week

Up-to-date technical analysis of emerging electric vehicle technology is out. Forget fossil fuels — the coolest cars are all running purely on mains power. The best electric cars to get excited about in 2017 are here. Read exclusive stories, up to date news, see photos, and watch videos about electric cars:

THE BEST ELECTRIC CARS TO GET EXCITED ABOUT IN 2017

Faraday reckons there FF91 can hit 0–60 in an eye-watering 2.37 seconds — soundly beating Tesla’s Ludicrous Model S. Forget 0–60 times — the EP9 will go from a standstill to 124mph in 7.1 seconds. Your average 4 seater saloon will have barely reached half that speed in the same time which that NEXTEV NIO EP9 has. Many other models are out as well.

CHRYSLER PORTAL CONCEPT IS AN ELECTRIC VAN WITH LEVEL 3 SELF-DRIVING CAPABILITY

Given the dearth of new product at Chrysler, it’s easy to think parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has forgotten about the brand. (With the demise of the 200 in December, the only Chryslers still in production are the 300 and Pacifica.)

CHINA’S ANTI-TESLAS: CHEAP MODELS DRIVE ELECTRIC CAR BOOM

The Chinese-branded electric vehicle (EV) market is propped up by huge government subsidies as part of Beijing’s policy to build global leadership in cleaner energy driving.

RIDING WITH LUCID MOTORS, THE 1,000-HORSEPOWER ELECTRIC CAR BUILT TO BEAT TESLA

The company first unveiled the 1,000-horsepower, ultra-luxury vehicle at the LA Auto Show last year. Almost immediately you notice the Air’s large, luxurious interior. The company draws obvious comparisons to Faraday Future.

2020 PORSCHE “MISSION E” ELECTRIC CAR SPY SHOTS

Porsche confirmed in 2015 to put into production an electric car based on its Mission E concept unveiled at that year’s Frankfurt auto show. Today we bring you the first spy shots of a test mule for the car, spotted undergoing cold weather testing near the Arctic Circle.