Nov 23, 2022 - 02:56 pm
Hyperion Motors presents 1.5 MW fuel cell hypercar
The Californian start-up Hyperion Motors has presented a hydrogen-electric supercar at the Los Angeles Auto Show. On paper, the XP-1 offers enormous driving performance and an outstanding range. The company also presented the required infrastructure solution.
Nov 17, 2022 - 01:30 pm
Nissan with new customer care initiative at LA Auto Show
Nissan USA has announced plans to make switching to an electric vehicle simpler with the launch of their new customer care initiative ‘EV Carefree+’ at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The initiative provides Nissan Ariya and Leaf buyers with an all-inclusive package, including charging and maintenance benefits.
Nov 17, 2022 - 12:09 pm
Toyota presents compact electric SUV concept
At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota presented the bZ Compact SUV Concept, a preview of a future compact electric SUV. The Japanese manufacturer has published pictures of the exterior and interior design, but has not yet given any details about the technology.
Nov 25, 2021 - 02:31 pm
Mullen increases reservation limit for the FIVE EV
The Californian EV manufacturer Mullen Technologies announced that the reservation limit for its Mullen FIVE EV Crossover has been increased to 25,000 initial reservations. The first 25,000 reservations will also receive a custom ‘launch edition’ for vehicle trim package options.
Nov 22, 2021 - 03:42 pm
EdisonFuture presented two concepts at LA Auto
The electric vehicle startup EdisonFuture has debuted two concept vehicles at the LA Auto Show, aiming to bring both models to market in 2025. The EF1-T is an electric pickup, and the EF1-V is an electric delivery van.
Nov 22, 2021 - 11:32 am
Barbie gets an electric car
Toymaker Mattel unveiled the Barbie Extra Car, a two-seat convertible with Fiat 500e technology, at the LA Auto Show. The full-size electric car was developed as a one-off to promote Mattel’s fashion dolls and accessories line.
Nov 18, 2021 - 02:08 pm
Hyundai unveils concept vehicle Seven that previews Ioniq 7
At AutoMobility in Los Angeles, Hyundai unveiled the battery-electric SUV concept vehicle Seven – a preview of its large E-SUV Ioniq 7. The production model is not scheduled for market launch until 2024, which is why the Seven is not yet a near-production study.
Nov 18, 2021 - 01:44 pm
Fisker shows Ocean e-SUV series design + details
Fisker has just presented its electric SUV Ocean in the design meant for series production along with more details on the technology and the prices of the individual versions. The Fisker Ocean is scheduled to start rolling off Magna production lines in Austria on 17 November 2022.
Nov 17, 2021 - 02:40 pm
Kia presents the concept EV9 in LA
At the LA Auto Show, Kia unveiled the Concept EV9, a preview of a large electric SUV based on the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). In terms of technology, the Concept EV9 is seen as a harbinger of the later production model – whether it is the same in terms of design remains to be […]
Nov 17, 2021 - 12:12 pm
Porsche presents new Taycan variants in LA
At the LA Auto Show, Porsche presented a new drive variant of its electric sports car Taycan under the abbreviation GTS (Gran Turismo Sport). At the same time, the third body version of the electric car, the Taycan GTS Sport Turismo, was shown.
Nov 20, 2019 - 12:28 pm
VW introduces the ID. Space Vizzion
VW has just presented the seventh concept in the ID. family, the ID. Space Vizzion, on the eve of the Los Angeles Auto Show. During the presentation, Volkswagen also provided further details on the planned market launch for the ensuing series model.
Nov 20, 2019 - 06:34 am
Audi shows the e-tron Sportback in Los Angeles
Audi is expanding its e-tron family with a second body shape. With the e-tron Sportback, the German VW subsidiary is introducing a fully electric SUV coupé that can even (theoretically) drive a little further than the well-known e-tron 55 Quattro.
Nov 11, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Hyundai announces EV offensive in the USA
Hyundai Motor America plans to expand its range of electric and hybrid models from the current five to 13 by 2022. According to the Korean manufacturer’s American offshoot, the range will consist of six sedans and seven SUVs.
Nov 8, 2019 - 12:27 pm
VW announces the ID. Space Vizzion
VW has released the first renderings of the ID. Space Vizzion and will officially present the concept on November 19 ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show. The battery-electric station wagon is to be presented as a production vehicle at the end of 2021. Also, VW has started pre-production at its new plant in China, […]
Sep 19, 2019 - 04:45 pm
FAW-VW make preparations to produce e-tron in China
Starting next year, the Audi e-tron will be produced for the Chinese market by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture at the Changchun plant. Between 45,000 and 50,000 units per year are planned. Another Audi electric model to be produced in China is the e-tron Sportback.
Dec 5, 2018 - 11:28 pm
Audi to release fully-electric compact model
Audi is planning a fully electric compact model based on the A3 format. Like the VW ID the new Audi EV will utilise the MEB platform and you can expect to see a first study “in the coming months”. As is widely known, Audi intends to launch 20 electrified models by 2025.
Nov 29, 2018 - 06:40 pm
BMW could force PHEVs to go electric in cities
BMW could force their plug-in hybrids to go fully electric in heavily polluted inner cities, according to development chief Klaus Fröhlich. The GPS could then turn off the combustion engine, providing only clean electric propulsion.
Nov 29, 2018 - 04:14 pm
Kia reveals new e-Soul in Los Angeles
Kia has presented the newest generation of the Soul at the LA Auto Show, which will be available in Europe starting in the first half of 2019 exclusively in the BEV version named the e-Soul. Prices and range have not been released yet.
Nov 28, 2018 - 10:57 pm
World debut: Audi presents the e-tron GT in LA
“Audi e-tron, the third” sounds a little like grandiose marketing yet is actually quite an avid description for the latest addition to Audi’s range of electric cars, the e-tron GT. The dedicated concept EV debuted in LA and is slated for production in around two years.
Nov 28, 2018 - 03:24 pm
Rivian follows through in LA with powerful eSUV
After revealing its electric pickup R1T yesterday, U.S. startup Rivian raises the game with its fully electric SUV R1S, which will be offered as a 5 and 7-seater. Prices start at 72,500 U.S. dollars (before subsidies), and the EV will be available by late 2020.
Nov 28, 2018 - 02:02 pm
Toyota presents 2019 Prius featuring new AWD-e
Toyota updated their long-running hybrid and the 2019 Prius range does look fresher but more importantly has a new all-wheel drive. The Japanese carmaker reckons it could prove a bestseller in more adverse climates and the system uses an electric motor to power the rear-wheels independently.
Nov 15, 2018 - 02:36 pm
Kia to debut new Soul EV in LA
Kia has confirmed they will present the new Soul EV at the end of the month at the LA Auto Show and has released a teaser image. The new version of the Kia Soul will only be available as a battery electric vehicle in Europe.
Dec 5, 2017 - 12:18 pm
Hybrid super car unveiled by U.S.-based Aria group
The Californian company group Aria has impressed the audience of the LA Auto Show by unveiling its 1,150 hp super sports car called Aria FXE. Each client can get an individual version of the car – well, for an appropriate price of course.
Dec 4, 2017 - 09:56 am
Sondors’ three-wheeled EV for 10,000 dollars (Video)
In the spotlights of the L.A. Auto Show, Sondors has unveiled the prototype of a three-wheeled electric vehicle called Model Sondors. The company’s aim is to offer it with different battery options and to a very affordable price.
Nov 30, 2017 - 01:43 pm
Hybrid SUV Lexus RX comes with seven seats
Lexus has revealed a seven-seater version of its RX model at the L.A. Motor Show. The RX 450hL is a large SUV that will be launched in the U.S. also as PHEV model. The latter couples a 3.5 litre engine with two electric motors.
Nov 30, 2017 - 12:04 pm
BMW unveils i8 Roadster and facelifted i8 coupe version
In the spotlights of the Los Angeles Auto Show, BMW finally introduced its i8 Roadster as well as a facelift of the coupe’s version with up to four seats. Especially the electric drivetrain and the battery have seen a technical update.
Nov 30, 2017 - 11:16 am
Chris Bangle’s Redspace to capture Chinese mega cities
Former BMW chief designer Chris Bangle has presented an electric-powered mini car for the Chinese market. The 2.97m long – or rather short – EV is currently on display at the L.A. Auto Show and shall be produced by Chinese manufacturer CHTC later on.