The five fastest electric cars to lap the Nurburgring - and only one of them’s a Tesla

FIRST SLIDE Few things are more certain - or more exciting - to launch you into automotive folklore than lapping the fabled Nurburgring circuit in Germany quickly. Now 12.9 miles in length (its course has changed over the years, making comparisons with older records hard) it is regarded as one of the most challenging laps on earth even by the most talented racing drivers, taking in blind corners, cambered corners, long straights and tree-lined curves. Inevitably the onset of the electric car age has led to car makers trying to prove their credentials by lapping the track as fast as they can; here’s the lowdown on the five fastest to have done so to date:

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Another W14 tweak revealed at Spanish GP as Mercedes confirm change

After introducing a major upgrade package in Monaco, Mercedes have made an additional change to the W14 car ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix.

Ferrari told they 'face paying Lewis Hamilton £80m a year' to steal Brit from Mercedes

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Mercedes ANNOUNCE ‘many more’ upgrades for W14 ahead of Spanish Grand Prix

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New SUVs can cost a lot of money, especially now when supply is tight. Time, then, to look at the best bargains in the used space

Will solid state batteries transform the EV industry? Here are the best companies to watch.

A key question for Electric Vehicle (EV) industry is whether solid state batteries will become the new norm. Solid state batteries are smaller, lighter, and could be more efficient than traditional lithium-ion batteries, and they have the potential to radically transform the EV market. Many major automakers are already investing heavily in solid state battery technology. For these reasons, investments in solid state battery technology could pay...

The 42 worst car names ever

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Inflation reduction act puts charge in electric vehicle market! Here are the top EV stocks to watch.

Inflation reduction act passed the senate among raging debates about what it actually brings to the consumers and economy. Nevertheless, it will be good news for EV makers as it provides $7,500 tax credit for EVs beginning in 2023 for a decade! This will charge an already hot EV sector even more. With traditional automakers like Ford and General Motors entering the battle for the best EVs, picking the best EV stocks can be challenging. The...

Thousands more Londoners will be able to swap polluting vehicles for greener alternatives

Thousands more Londoners will be able to swap polluting vehicles for greener alternatives - The Mayor of London has extended the Ulez scrappage scheme.

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The FIA, ACO imposed Hypercar BoP for Le Mans without manufacturer agreement

The FIA and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest imposed the Hypercar Balance of Performance for this month’s Le Mans 24 Hours without the agreement of the manufacturers.

Will Lidar remain centric in the future of autonomous driving? Learn about companies advancing Lidar technology.

Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) uses laser to render the world in 3D. It has been an essential element in making self-driving cars. Recently, Tesla announced that it would no longer use this technology in its cars and questioned its "smartness". It is yet to be determined whether this technology remains crucial for autonomous driving but for those betting in its favour, we've collected the companies advancing lidar technology. This list's...

Daniel Ricciardo’s break-up with McLaren continues with £217k supercar for sale

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Red Bull staff leaving for ‘double wages’ as Helmut Marko admits ‘big problem’

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Why Britain’s electric cars risk driving into a ‘massive black hole’

The Government is pushing drivers to go electric to meet its net zero targets – yet as it solves one problem, another moves into view. Fuel duty currently earns the Exchequer £24.3bn a year, which is equivalent to nearly 2.3pc of the total tax take. When other taxes on car ownership are included, the total earned from drivers rises to £32bn. Killin...

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Cars, cruises and the cost of a house

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The car world’s most famous design flaws

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Bugatti Bolide Looks And Sounds Amazing While Testing At Airbase

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5 EV charging station stocks for long-term investors as the industry continues to rapidly evolve.

Many transportation experts see electric vehicles as the way of the future. One obstacle to widespread adoption is the lack of charging stations. In order for electric vehicles to become the new norm, there must be a infrastructure in place to support them. This means a significant investment in charging stations which many see as an opportunity. The demand for electric vehicles is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, and those...

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Evolution Space, the car that promises to last 50 years

The Space, Evolution's signature electric car, represents a 'unicum' in its sector. It is in fact a circular economy car, i.e., one that can be used for as long as possible without creating waste and at the same time allowing its owner to save some money.Space is obviously a car that winks at the environment, which is why it is equipped with a battery with a range of 750 km that reaches 600 km in just five minutes.The electric powertrain is a 40 kWh lithium-ion battery made up of standard modules.

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Charles Leclerc to AUCTION custom Monaco Grand Prix Ferrari gear in aid of Imola flooding

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McLaren reveals timeframe for 'noticeably different' F1 car upgrade

McLaren’s next major upgrade package will be unveiled between Austria and Britain in what will result in a “noticeably different” Formula 1 car, says team principal Andrea Stella. Following a difficult start to 2023, McLaren admitted it had not hit all of its pre-season targets with the MCL60, leading to its decision to create a specific upgrade plan to the rest of the year. The first of these updates arrived in Baku, but despite a clear step...

Automobiles & Auto Parts: Market Leaders.

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Red Bull: Mid-season aero reduction might impact Aston Martin's F1 2023 bid

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Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC Up +1.33% on June 1st Mid-Morning

Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC is trading at £145.20, up by +1.33%. The stock outperform the broader market, with the FTSE 100 up (+0.41%), the FTSE 250 up (+0.12%), and the FTSE 350 up (+0.37%). Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC's peers Senior PLC (+3.58%), Avon Protection PLC (+2.00%), and Boeing Co (-1.70%) all mixed on the day. Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC stands at 483.86K shares, or 1.86% of its 25-day average volume, with an intraday range between £143.75...

Wolff: Aston Martin's Honda switch does not show Mercedes F1 engine has declined

Aston Martin ‘emancipating’ itself by agreeing on a Honda engine deal for 2026 does not imply that the competitiveness of the Mercedes Formula 1 engine has declined, according to Toto Wolff.

Sales pass £500m at Auto Trader but car supply shortages hits profits

The car market was affected by ongoing severe supply woes amid the global semiconductor shortage

Helmut Marko lands another dig at Mercedes after Monaco floor reveals

Both Red Bull and Mercedes had their floors on display in Monaco when their cars were craned into the air.

Ferrari “pushing like hell” to address ‘unhappiness’ with F1 form

The Ferrari Formula 1 factory is “pushing like hell” to produce updates for its 2023 car since the team is “not happy” with current form, according to boss Fred Vasseur.

Going, Going, Goon! Peter Sellers’ Aston Martin DB4GT heads to auction

A 1961 Aston Martin DB4GT owned by comedy legend Peter Sellers and driven by him in 1963’s The Wrong Arm of the Law is to go under the hammer at Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale on 14 July. As ‘Pearly Gates’ in the 1963 Ealing Comedy Sellers escaped the rozzers in their wheezing Wolseley 6/90 thanks to the... The post Going, Going, Goon! Peter Sellers’ Aston Martin DB4GT heads to auction appeared first on Hagerty UK.

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CT Automotive: Earnings results expected today before market open. Consensus revenue $119.73M, EPS estimate $-0.220.

Earnings results expected today before market open. Consensus revenue $119.73M, EPS estimate $-0.220.

Alex Wurz raises concerns about Ferrari 'drivability' ahead of Formula 1 Barcelona Grand Prix

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Motor racing-Monaco gave Mercedes a good haul of Red Bull imagery, says Allison

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BMW drivers have been voted the rudest motorists on Britain's roads

The results come from a nationwide survey, with BMW drivers voted by 50 per cent of those polled as the most impolite, with Audis drivers garnering 28 per cent of the vote.

Autonomous Driving: Here are the top 5 stocks innovating the way we drive.

Autonomous driving has an immense potential to revolutionize transportation industries. The market size makes it very appealing for big auto and tech companies. With so much at stake, it's clear that autonomous driving is one of the most important technological advancements to watch in the coming years. Investors who believe in these advancements may look for opportunties within this space with the highest returns. Securities within this list...

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