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NASA X-57 Maxwell.

NASA has developed an experimental fully electric plane with 14 motors on its wings. Take a closer look at the X-57 Maxwell.

The X-57 has 12 small motors and two larger cruise motors, all on the wingtips, giving the aircraft a 500% increase in high-speed cruise efficiency.
The 2019 Tesla Model 3 during the side-impact crash test.

Trump rolled back fuel-economy standards in the US this week to make vehicles ‘substantially safer,’ but his claims about car safety don&#...

Trump has said efficient cars are made out of "papier-mâché," hindering them in crashes. That's incorrect, like many of his claims about crash safety.
Volkswagen e-Bulli concept.

Volkswagen helped create a fully electric version of its iconic 1960s Microbus that fans can buy — see inside

The Volkswagen e-Bulli has the convenience of a modern EV and the charm of a classic bus, thanks to a conversion that costs less than a Tesla Model S.
Apex AP-0.

This $200,000 electric sports car comes with a holographic driving instructor and a giant tail fin for aerodynamics

Apex Motors won't begin to make the production version of its new AP-0 electric supercar until 2022, but plans to sell the car for nearly $200,000.
Acrimoto Rapid Responder.

An Oregon fire department is testing an electric 3-wheel vehicle for emergency response — take a look at the Rapid Responder

The Rapid Responder was created by Oregon-based Arcimoto. It can hit a top speed of 75 mph and go 100 city miles on a single charge.
Microlino.

This adorable tiny Swiss electric ‘bubble car’ fits two people and can charge with a regular power outlet — see inside the $13,000 v...

Micro says the vehicle is not a car, but the "ideal mix" between a car and a motorbike, and it can fit two people and three cases of beer.

Amazon is creating a futuristic fleet of 100,000 electric delivery vans, with Alexa and routing software built-in — see what they’ll look ...

Photos show clay and styrofoam models of the vehicles, which Amazon says will start delivering packages in 2021.
Quarter Car.

This driverless concept car has 4 individual sections for each rider to have their own area. It could be the future of rideshares in the age of corona...

On Tuesday, Uber and Lyft announced an indefinite suspension of shared ride options to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
BMW i8

BMW will stop making its hyper-futuristic sports car, the i8. Here’s how it became the best-selling car of its kind.

BMW will stop building its i8 hybrid sports car after a six-year run, during which it was praised for its looks, performance, and fuel economy.
Tesla's Fremont factory.

Tesla’s Fremont factory will be allowed to keep building cars despite ‘shelter in place’ lockdown order in the Bay Area

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has drawn criticism for downplaying the coronavirus, including saying the chances of dying in a car accident were much higher.