Canoo’s Subscription-Only Electric Vehicle

The company fills the middle ground between car ownership and ride-sharing by offering a design-forward vehicle with SUV capabilities

LA-based Canoo formally announced its first-ever model today, its eponymous “urban loft on wheels.” The company aims to apply the subscription model to car ownership—freeing consumers from monthly payments, maintenance and registration. This model will also compete with lease-to-own vehicles in regards to range and charging capabilities: the canoo’s range is 250 miles and it can reach 80% charge in under 30 minutes. “Cars always …

Our Exclusive Video of the Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS Sedan

Inside the company's design studio, we learn the ins and outs of the luxurious electric sedan

If anyone is searching for a signal that it’s a new era at Mercedes-Benz, one need only look at the Vision EQS sedan—and the stand at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show (where it was debuted today) proves it. In our exclusive video, we take you behind-the-scenes to the company’s design studio in Sindelfingen, Germany and speak to some of the people involved in creating it. …

Porsche’s First All-Electric Sports Car, the Taycan

Head of Interior Design Ivo Van Hulten explains the future-defining automobile

Let’s dispense with the “how this Porsche isn’t like a Tesla” discussion right now: the all-electric Taycan (unveiled today) won’t singlehandedly displace Tesla, because it’s not meant to. The Taycan Turbo (pronounced “ti-ken”) is $153,310; the more powerful Turbo S is $187,610—both price tags that are far from Tesla’s volume king, the Model 3, which retails closer to $50,000. Porsche isn’t expecting to sell anywhere …