Volvo’s First Fully Electric Car, the XC40 Recharge

The new vehicle is another step the brand is taking toward becoming more eco-friendly

Just debuted, Volvo‘s XC40 Recharge will be—when it goes on sale late next year—the brand’s first fully electric vehicle. (Like Tesla, Volvo is happy to let you order yours now, then anxiously wait for its arrival.) Beyond this new model, Volvo plans to add Recharge models across the board—so the Recharge label can mean a hybrid or an EV. In fact, they won’t have an …

The First All-Electric British Hypercar: the Lotus Evija

Fit for the track but entirely road-ready, a production hypercar that's electric-propelled

Contrary to the worries that electric vehicles will be less fun than engine-revving and gas-burning ones, Lotus unveils its Evija: an all-electric hypercar capable of 1,972 hp to get from zero to 62mph in under three seconds. With a top speed of over 200mph, the Evija holds court with its hypercar peers. It’s not a driving enthusiast’s dream disguised as an electric car, either—its 250-mile …

Highlights From the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show

From all-electric to truly dazzling, some of the best vehicles from this year's event

Supercars, hypercars, accessible cars and concept cars from the world’s best-known and emerging brands made their debuts at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. Whether small and playful, wildly fast or glorious and sprawling, the cars reflect the industry’s exploration of electric vehicles. Some are opting for more accessible iterations while others want to buck the traditional connotations of eco-friendly vehicles. Here are some that …