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Tesla Shares Patents To Spur Electric Car Development

Tesla Motors is taking its patents open source in order to encourage the development of electric cars. In a company blog post, CEO Elon Musk said Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] won't initiate a legal war over its patents, declaring that "all our patent are belong to you." "Tesla will not initiate patent... read more

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BMW DesignworksUSA solar carport concept

BMW Solar Charging Carport Concept Is Stunning Functional Art

So you have a new BMW i3 or i8 in your driveway, and you’re loving the freedom the electric-drive capability gives you—but you’d like to be even greener?... read more May 8, 2014 by 


 
Audi R8 e-tron track drive, Berlin Tempelhof Airport

Every Audi Model Getting e-tron Option, One Per Year

The term 'e-tron' will soon be as familiar in Audi's range as TDI or quattro, as the German automaker makes plans to offer a plug-in version of every one of its cars by 2020... read more May 2, 2014 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker’s New Owner Hopes To Relaunch Karma In 2015

It’s been a couple of months since China’s Wanxiang bought the remains of bankrupt electric car startup Fisker Automotive. Since then the company has launched a... read more April 24, 2014 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt spy shots

2016 Chevrolet Volt Spy Shots

A much sleeker and sexier Chevrolet Volt is coming to showrooms next year, and we have the first spy shots of a prototype. This is the second generation of Chevy’s... read more April 23, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Focus, 2014 New York Auto Show

2015 Ford Focus Sedan Debuts At 2014 New York Auto Show: Live Photos

Following the debut of the 2015 Ford Focus in hatchback guise at last month’s 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has now revealed the 2015 Focus sedan... read more April 16, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model S 'lemon' video

Tesla Challenges Lemon Law King's Model S Reliability Claims: Video

Tesla Motors is disputing a lemon-law claim filed against it by Wisconsin's self-proclaimed "King of Lemon Laws," saying the lawyer misrepresented the facts of the case, and... read more April 10, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model S convertible by Newport Convertible Engineering

Tesla Model S...Convertible? Newport Takes Top Off Popular EV

Few motoring experiences beat the thrill of driving a convertible along your favorite road, and owners of Tesla's first electric car, the Roadster, would surely agree. The... read more April 8, 2014 by 


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

NEVS Starts Production Of The First Electric Saabs: Report

Since purchasing the assets of bankrupt Swedish automaker Saab, NEVS has maintained that its intentions are to revive the brand and eventually launch a range of new electric... read more April 8, 2014 by 


 
2013 Detroit Electric SP:01

Detroit Electric Production Confirmed For Holland, Not Detroit

You'd be forgiven for thinking a car company called Detroit Electric would produce its cars in, or at least near, Motor City itself. After all, the car bearing the same name... read more April 1, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla's Fire Fix: Model S To Get Titanium Battery Shield

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has announced a fix for the Model S electric sedan to prevent future debris-related fire incidents, of the kind reported towards the end of last... read more March 28, 2014 by 


 
Frame from 2014 Cadillac ELR video on YouTube, with actor Neil McDonough

Cadillac Goes The Informative Route For New ELR Ad: Video

Cadillac's last advert for its ELR range-extended electric coupe was... polarizing, to put it mildly. Called "Poolside", its lead character is either loved or hated depending... read more March 26, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model S by Unplugged Performance

Unplugged Performance Wants To Become Tuner Of Teslas, Starts With Model S

A new group is looking to bring some more style to the world of the Tesla Model S. They're called Unplugged Performance, and they're based right near one of Tesla Motors's... read more March 25, 2014 by 


 
LIT Motors C1

LIT Motors C1: The Car-Like Motorcyle That Can't Fall Down

Imagine, a vehicle that drives like a car, but balances itself on two wheels. Too late--LIT Motors already did it, back in 2012. DON'T MISS: Size Matters 2: The... read more March 22, 2014 by 


 
Local Motors Rally Fighter

Local Motors Plans To 3D Print A Car

Steel stamping and production lines? That's so last-year--what you really want is a 3D printed car. MUST SEE: 1969 Mustang Shelby GT500 Cobra Jet Found In Pristine Condition... read more March 17, 2014 by 


 
Chinese grandpa builds electric mini-Lamborghini (Images: ChinaSmack)

Grandpa Makes Electric Lambo For Grandson's School Run

When you're very small, the concept of grandparents doesn't really mean much. You get that they're your parents' parents, but beyond that they're just the crinkly, friendly... read more March 13, 2014 by 


 
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