Electric and self-driving cars are the future. In 2016 773,600 electric vehicles were sold worldwide. That's 42% higher than 2015. Here are 6 Electric Cars Hitting the Streets Soon.

The 2018 Nissan Leaf will be equipped with Nissan's (NSANY) ProPilot technology giving the new model limited self-driving capabilities.

Tesla's (TSLA - Get Report) Model 3 is already one of the most anticipated car launches with 400,000 pre-orders.

Audi's 2019 e-tron claims a range of 310 miles but it'll probably be closer 250 under U.S. EPA testing.

The 2019 BMW i5 will be built with the same carbon-fiber reinforced body shell and aluminum frame as the i3 and i8. 

Jaguar's  I-Pace will feature an electric motor for each axel and a 90-kwh battery pack. The I-Pace should have a 220-mile range.

Finally the 2019 Mercedes-Benz EQ. This new model will be one of 10 electric cars Mercedes says it plans to launch under the EQ sub-brand by 2025.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.