Harley-Davidson offers free charging for its electric motorcycle

Harley-Davidson's first electric motorcycle will soon hit the roads, and while the LiveWire will have a longer range than first expected, at 140 miles of city driving on a single charge, you'll still need to hook it up to a charger once in a while. T...

Bentley loads electric GT concept with weird sustainable materials and next-gen tech

Bentley blends throwback design cues with futuristic concept car styling in its EXP 100 GT concept

Bentley celebrates its 100th birthday in grand fashion today, but instead of looking back it's taking a look at what ultra-luxury will mean in the year 2035 – and gettin' kind of weird with it. Much more than just a simple A-to-B shuttle, the autonomous electric EXP 100 GT concept creates experiences to be reveled in, captured, remembered and relived. It combines next-generation artificial intelligence with a 435-mile (700-km) electric drive and rare premium materials like 5,000-year-old copper-infused river wood and organic artificial leather sourced from wineries.

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Mini announces its first all-electric car, the quirky Cooper SE

Mini's first all-electric Cooper

The electric Mini Cooper SE is finally here, and it adds some interesting elements of futuristic design pizazz to the timeless Euro city car. Making 135 kW (181 hp) and offering a range between 235 and 270 km (146-168 mi), the SE aims to bring the Cooper's go-kart handling and premium city car vibe into a new age.

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REE re-invents the wheel, and plans a complete disruption of the auto industry

Battery in the floor, everything else in the compact wheel bay. REE believes its super-modular skateboard ...

A Tel Aviv-based company is making a push to revolutionize the architecture of future automobiles. REE has developed a massively modular platform that squeezes the entire motor, transmission, steering, suspension, brakes and more into the wheel bay, enabling a full range of vehicle types.

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Extreme E race series reveals its terrain-leveling all-electric SUV

The Extreme E race series will begin in 2021

As usual, exotic supercars, race cars and vintage machines were the focus of this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, but the event also hosted a very different debut. The new Extreme E race series, Formula E's unruly off-road brother, chose the venue to reveal the Odyssey 21 all-wheel-drive extreme rally racer. With a 550-hp battery-driven powertrain and 37-in tires, this thing is ready to travel the world, biting, grabbing and sliding its way across every type of earthly surface toward the ultimate in pure-electric bragging rights.

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Gogoro's scooter-sharing service swings into action in Taiwan

Gogoro will launch a new scooter-sharing service in Taiwan next month

Mobility startup Gogoro has been making waves in Taiwan for a few years now with its smart electric scooters, and has even built on its success there with expansions into Europe. It is now returning to its roots with a new scooter-sharing system for the city of Taoyuan, which will allow residents to hop aboard for a ride with the click of a button.

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Forget the I.D. Buzz, Volkswagen's loaded an all-electric 1962 Splitty with next-gen tech

The Type 20 gets a vibrant look to match its futuristic tech package

The naming of a new Volkswagen Silicon Valley research center that's really a 20-year-old Volkswagen research center? Huge yawn. A Halloween-colored, 11-window 1962 Type 2 bus with weird organic styling, pure-electric powertrain, facial recognition and holographic infotainment? We're wide awake, eyes and ears open. It's no wonder VW spliced the two announcements together, previewing innovations yet to come from its reinvented innovations facility with a one-of-a-kind electrified Microbus.

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Tesla delivers a record 95,000 electric cars in 2019 second quarter

Tesla produced and delivered a record number of Model 3s in the second quarter of 2019

Tesla has shaken off an eventful first few months of the year to produce and deliver a record number of cars in the second quarter. Its pivotal Model 3 accounted for a large portion of that, and the company is optimistic it can put in an even greater performance in the coming months on the back of growing demand for its electric cars.

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