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Smart Forspeed Concept

Smart Forspeed Concept: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

Following on from its Escooter electric two-wheeler concept at last year’s Paris Auto Show, Smart has rolled out a new open-top ‘speedster’ based on the brand’s Fortwo Electric Drive minicar. The new vehicle is called the Forspeed and it’s scheduled to make its world... read more

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Porsche Boxster E electric prototype

Porsche Unveils Boxster E Electric Prototype

Last year Porsche made the startling announcement that the company was looking into the concept of an electric sports car and had already built three prototypes based on the... read more February 15, 2011 by 

2011 BMW Vision ConnectedDrive Concept

2011 Geneva Motor Show Preview: BMW Vision ConnectedDrive Concept

Just a few days ago we reported that BMW would be bringing a new roadster concept to the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, and today, just a few weeks out from the show, the wraps have... read more February 10, 2011 by 

BMW Megacity Vehicle official teaser

Report: BMW May Lease First Batch Of Megacity Vehicles

With the launch of its new Megacity Vehicle, BMW’s first production vehicle with an electric drivetrain and full carbon fiber construction, the luxury automaker will... read more February 4, 2011 by 

Tesla IPO presentation via Retail Roadshow

Tesla Model S Crossover Coming To 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show?

We've known since 2009 that Tesla has plans for a crossover and a minivan based on the Model S platform, but now it looks like the crossover, dubbed the Model X, may soon... read more February 3, 2011 by 

BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Concept

Report: BMW Working On New Electric Car For China Based On 5-Series

BMW is set to launch a hybrid version of its 5-Series sedan, the production version of the ActiveHybrid 5 concept, later this year, but according to a new report the... read more January 22, 2011 by 

2010 Venturi America electric car concept. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Venturi Establishes U.S. Operations, Unveils America EV Concept

We first heard about Monaco’s Venturi Automobiles back in the early days of 2006, back when the company was first touting the benefits of zero-emission electric... read more January 16, 2011 by 

2012 Tesla Model S body-in-white

2011 Detroit Auto Show: 2013 Tesla Model S ‘Body-In-White’ Live Photos

The last we heard of Tesla’s upcoming Model S all-electric sedan was that the car was in an ‘Alpha’ build stage, where akin to the software industry the... read more January 10, 2011 by 

Crashed Volvo 30 Electric Car

Crashed Volvo C30 Electric Car On Display At 2011 Detroit Auto Show

Volvo has some ambitious plans for the future. In addition to the market launch of a plug-in hybrid in 2012, work is currently under way on evaluating the viability of an... read more January 9, 2011 by 

2010 Volkswagen Taxi Concept

Report: Volkswagen Considering Production Of Electric Up Taxi Concept

Over the past 12 months or so Volkswagen has unveiled three all-electric taxi concept vehicles based around its Up small car platform. These included the previous Berlin and... read more December 15, 2010 by 

2011 Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept, Unveiled at 2010 Beijing Motor Show

Report: Chevrolet Planning Volt-Based ‘Amp’ For 2011 Detroit Auto Show

Since the very beginning of GM’s reinvention of the electric car, we’ve known that the automaker would eventually launch a whole range of vehicles based around... read more December 14, 2010 by 

Tesla Roadster art car by Laurence Gartel

Tesla Follows BMW’s Lead And Rolls Out Roadster Art Car

If you were thinking this psychedelic paint scheme on this Tesla Roadster looks familiar then you would be thinking straight as the design is very similar to the one on... read more December 6, 2010 by 

Fabio shills for Plug-In America

Video: OMG Fabio Is Alive And He's Hawking Electric Cars

The life of a model/actor is hard. "Oh, right", you say, "lying on a sofa and staring vacantly into a bank of cameras is way tougher than military service or manual labor or... read more December 1, 2010 by 

Audi solar powered EV charging station

Audi Demonstrates Solar Powered Charging Stations For EVs

Electric vehicle backers love to tout the fact that the so-called green vehicles don’t produce any emissions and don’t rely on dirty fossil fuels dug up out of... read more November 30, 2010 by 

Ron Howard

Ron Howard: If Electric Cars Can't Be Gay, The Terrorists Have Won

If you keep up with Hollywood and/or the car scene, chances are pretty good that you're aware of the whole "Electric cars are gay" conflamma surrounding Ron Howard's new... read more November 2, 2010 by 

2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

Batteries, 8-Track Tapes, and the 2011 Nissan Leaf

I have a younger sibling who doesn't know a world without the Internet. Isn't that unbelievable? Technology is accelerating at such a blinding rate these days that ten years... read more October 28, 2010 by 


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