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Bugatti Veyron L'OR Blanc Grand Sport

2012 BMW 5er Goes Four, Porcelain Veyron, EV Racing: Today's Car News

Tesla's Roadster takes top honors at the ReFuel EV races. We interview the driver. [MotorAuthority] The 2012 BMW 528i packs a turbocharged four-cylinder, stop-start, and available all-wheel drive. Awesome. [MotorAuthority] A Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport gets a porcelain covering for the L'Or Blanc... read more

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Rolls-Royce 102EX electric prototype undergoing hot weather testing at MIRA1 facility

Rolls-Royce 102EX Electric Phantom Undergoes Hot Weather Testing

Current Rolls-Royce customers may not be warming to the idea of an electric sedan but that hasn’t stopped engineers at the luxury British marque from continuing work on... read more June 29, 2011 by 


 
Nissan Leaf on track at Laguna Seca. Photo via MyNissanLeaf forum member nader.

Nissan Leaf Laps Laguna Seca: Video

A bevy of electric car owners took to California's famous Laguna Seca this past Sunday to wring out their rides at the 3rd annual ReFuel EV race. The yearly event is to allow... read more June 28, 2011 by 


 
e-Wolf Alpha 1 SRF

e-Wolf Presents Alpha 1 SRF Electric Track Car: Video

Remember e-Wolf? A few years back the German firm released a couple of preview images teasing a new electric supercar that’s still in development. Well, e-Wolf has been... read more June 28, 2011 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S exclusive spy shots

2012 Tesla Model S Prototype Spy Shots: Exclusive

Palo Alto, CA is a fun, sometimes weird, but always high-tech place. The latest proof: these exclusive images of a 2012 Tesla Model S prototype testing on the street, in... read more June 27, 2011 by 


 
Tesla Roadster on an autocross course

Tesla Roadster Hits The Autocross Course: Video

The Tesla Roadster has proved that light weight and a flat torque curve can do wonders. Now at least one owner has put his car through the paces on an autocross. Watching the... read more June 22, 2011 by 


 
2010 Lotus City Car Concept

Lotus City Car Concept Details, Sales To Start In 2014: Report

In addition to the new range of supercars and sports cars released at last year's Paris show, Lotus is planning to build its City Car Concept with help from its parent... read more June 22, 2011 by 


 
AC Propulsion Team Yokohama electric Pikes Peak race car. Photo credit: Yokohama.

AC Propulsion Electric Pikes Peak Car To Defend Record

In the realm of sports cars, 268 horsepower only sounds like a lot in comparison to a Miata. In the realm of Pikes Peak cars, it sounds like the support truck. But for one... read more June 21, 2011 by 


 
GreenGT LMPH2 hydrogen fuel cell race car

GreenGT LMPH2 Electric Racer To Run 2012 Le Mans: Video

It turns out the Delta Wing concept won't be the only experimental car to run the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans. The hyrdrogen fuel cell electrc GreenGT LMPH2 prototype racer will... read more June 13, 2011 by 


 
Google's Electric Vehicle Fleet Infrastructure

Google Buys 30 Leafs, Volts, and 250 Charging Stations: Video

Google built its reputation as a small, simple search engine, but there's nothing small about the company's investment in electric vehicles. Google has just placed an order... read more June 10, 2011 by 


 
Electric Bluebird Land Speed Record Car

Want A Piece Of A World Speed Record? Bluebird Electric Car Team Needs Your Help

One of those pesky, little complaints that today's electric car just can't live down is the fact that it can't quite perform at the same level as its dirtier, gas-pumping... read more June 8, 2011 by 


 
MINI Rocketman Concept

Production MINI Rocketman Coming In 2014: Report

With the sighting of a prototype for the 2013 MINI Cooper confirming that the third-generation modern MINI would be growing in size, both in length and width, rumors have... read more June 8, 2011 by 


 
Volvo C30 Electric

Volvo C30 Electric Car Leases Start This Summer, In Europe

Volvo showed us its C30 Electric zero-emissions hatchback at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show back in January, which included a crashed example with the car's expensive battery... read more June 8, 2011 by 


 
A sample of Cambridge crude liquid battery material

MIT Researchers Working On Liquid-State Batteries That Can Be ‘Refueled’

One of the biggest hurdles towards the mainstream acceptance of electric cars is the lengthy period of time, usually around six to eight hours, that it takes to top up their... read more June 7, 2011 by 


 
Rolls Royce Phantom Experimental Electric 102EX

Rolls-Royce Owners Feeling Range Anxiety Over Electrics?

Rolls-Royce owners are not exactly jumping at the idea of electric versions of their super-luxury rides, despite the popular appeal of the Phantom 102EX concept. The issue?... read more June 6, 2011 by 


 
Tesla Model S Alpha build

Tesla Model S ‘Alpha’ Build Mega-Gallery

The Tesla Model S electric sedan is on track for a market debut in the middle of next year, although the production version of the car is scheduled to be revealed at the end... read more June 5, 2011 by 


 
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