It’s Not Just a Myth – EV Batteries Really Do Suffer in the Cold

It’s not just a myth – electric vehicle (EV) batteries really do suffer in the cold. That’s the conclusion from a new study undertaken by the American Automobile Association (AAA), which found when temperatures dropped to -6.5°C, the EV range fell by an average of 41%, based on the five …

Electric Vehicles Mean First Responders Have to Deal with Battery Fires

Last week, federal investigators reported that the battery of a Tesla Model S reignited twice after the car’s fiery crash in May. This isn’t the first time an electric vehicle battery has caught fire again after being put out. Why does this happen — and how are first responders being …

Audi A9 E-tron Electric Car, Tesla Model S Rival, to Launch by 2020: Report

The established German luxury carmakers are now taking Tesla Motors quite seriously, and are preparing a crop of electric cars to compete directly with its Model S and Model X. In 2018, Audi will launch an all-electric SUV based on the e-tron quattro concept unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor …