The Tesla killers that could? Ten cars gunning for a slice of the EV pie

NIssan's Leaf e+ will be available from mid-year in the US and Europe

NIssan’s Leaf e+ will be available from mid-year in the US and Europe (Credit: Nissan)

NIssan's Leaf e+ will offer a range of 226 mi

NIssan’s Leaf e+ will offer a range of 226 mi (Credit: Nissan)

inside NIssan's forthcoming Leaf e+

inside NIssan’s forthcoming Leaf e+ (Credit: Nissan)

NIssan's Leaf e+ will offer around 40 percent more range than the previous model

NIssan’s Leaf e+ will offer around 40 percent more range than the previous model (Credit: Nissan)

Tesla's Model 3

Tesla’s Model 3 (Credit: Tesla)

Tesla’s Model 3 isn’t priced for the masses yet, though the company promises it is working on it and it will be

Tesla’s Model 3 isn’t priced for the masses yet, though the company promises it is working on it and it will be (Credit: Tesla)

Tesla's Model 3, in its cheapest form, offers a range of 264 mi

Tesla’s Model 3, in its cheapest form, offers a range of 264 mi (Credit: Tesla)

Tesla's Model 3 became the top-selling luxury vehicle in the US last year

Tesla’s Model 3 became the top-selling luxury vehicle in the US last year (Credit: Tesla)

Jaguar's I-Pace SUV is positioned as an alternative to the Tesla Model X

Jaguar’s I-Pace SUV is positioned as an alternative to the Tesla Model X (Credit: Jaguar)

Jaguar's I-Pace is priced from $69,500 in the US

Jaguar’s I-Pace is priced from $69,500 in the US (Credit: Jaguar)

Jaguar's I-Pace SUV has a range of 240 mi (386 km)

Jaguar’s I-Pace SUV has a range of 240 mi (386 km) (Credit: Jaguar)

Audi’s first full electric car has been a long time coming

Audi’s first full electric car has been a long time coming (Credit: Audi)

Audi’s e-tron SUV will have a range of 250 mi (402 km)

Audi’s e-tron SUV will have a range of 250 mi (402 km)

Audi’s e-tron SUV is part of a wider electrification push from the company

Audi’s e-tron SUV is part of a wider electrification push from the company (Credit: Audi)

Audi's e-tron will complete the 0-60 mph (96.5 km/h) sprint in 5.5 seconds

Audi’s e-tron will complete the 0-60 mph (96.5 km/h) sprint in 5.5 seconds (Credit: Audi)

The EQC is the first production car to be built on Mercedes-Benz €10-billion EQ platform

The EQC is the first production car to be built on Mercedes-Benz €10-billion EQ platform (Credit: Mercedes-Benz)

The Mercedes EQC has a range of 280 mi

The Mercedes EQC has a range of 280 mi (Credit: Mercedes-Benz)

The Mercedes EQC will be available from mid-2019

The Mercedes EQC will be available from mid-2019 (Credit: Mercedes-Benz)

The Mercedes EQC will be available from mid-2019

The Mercedes EQC will be available from mid-2019 (Credit: Mercedes-Benz)

The Hyundai Kona SUV

The Hyundai Kona SUV (Credit: Hyundai)

The Hyundai Kona SUV mid-range model has a range of 258 mi

The Hyundai Kona SUV mid-range model has a range of 258 mi (Credit: Hyundai)

The Hyundai Kona SUV mid-range model will be priced at $36,450

The Hyundai Kona SUV mid-range model will be priced at $36,450 (Credit: Hyundai)

The Hyundai Kona SUV mid-range model will become available in early 2019

The Hyundai Kona SUV mid-range model will become available in early 2019 (Credit: Hyundai)

The Porsche Taycan

The Porsche Taycan (Credit: Porsche)

The Porsche Taycan promises a range of 500 mi on each charge

The Porsche Taycan promises a range of 500 mi on each charge (Credit: Porsche)

Porsche’s Taycan is the company’s first fully electric sports car

Porsche’s Taycan is the company’s first fully electric sports car (Credit: Porsche)

Porsche’s Taycan is the company’s first fully electric sports car

Porsche’s Taycan is the company’s first fully electric sports car (Credit: Porsche)

BMW’s i3 electric sedan has been around the block, quite a few times in fact, but the company hopes a recent refresh can gain the model some new fans

BMW’s i3 electric sedan has been around the block, quite a few times in fact, but the company hopes a recent refresh can gain the model some new fans (Credit: BMW)

The BMW i3 has a range of 160 mi

The BMW i3 has a range of 160 mi (Credit: BMW)

The BMW i3 is priced at $44,500

The BMW i3 is priced at $44,500 (Credit: BMW)

The BMW i3 is priced at $44,500

The BMW i3 is priced at $44,500 (Credit: BMW)

The latest Chevy Bolt addressed a shortcoming of previous models with a range of 238 mi

The latest Chevy Bolt addressed a shortcoming of previous models with a range of 238 mi (Credit: Chevrolet)

The latest Chevy Bolt is priced at $36,620

The latest Chevy Bolt is priced at $36,620 (Credit: Chevrolet)

The latest Chevy Bolt is priced at $36,620

The latest Chevy Bolt is priced at $36,620 (Credit: Chevrolet)

The latest Chevy Bolt addressed a shortcoming of previous models with a range of 238 mi

The latest Chevy Bolt addressed a shortcoming of previous models with a range of 238 mi (Credit: Chevrolet)

The Kia Niro EV has a range of around 240 mi

The Kia Niro EV has a range of around 240 mi (Credit: Kia)

The Kia Niro EV has a range of around 240 mi

The Kia Niro EV has a range of around 240 mi (Credit: Kia)

The Kia Niro EV will be priced at around $38,000

The Kia Niro EV will be priced at around $38,000 (Credit: Kia)

The Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S (Credit: Tesla)

Tesla's Model X

Tesla’s Model X (Credit: Tesla)

A teaser image of the Polestar 2

A teaser image of the Polestar 2 (Credit: Polestar 2)

Tesla rivals compared

Tesla rivals compared (Credit: New Atlas)

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