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Rhys Millen and the eO PP03 at the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Rhys Millen Takes Overall 2015 Pikes Peak Victory Under Electric Power: Video

Sunday saw the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb get underway in nearly perfect conditions, and surprisingly this year the overall winner was an electric car, the eO PP03 from Latvian engineering firm Drive eO. Behind the wheel was rally driver and Pikes Peak regular Rhys Millen, and his time of 9:07.222... read more

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2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

Tesla Walking Away From Battery Swapping

Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] next big advancement in reducing range anxiety was its battery-swapping solution. The technology was announced in 2013 but has only made it to one... read more June 12, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model X testing on California road, Mar 2015  [Twitter: ModelXnews]

Tesla Model X Anticipated In “Three Or Four” Months

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] let out a few pieces of information during its shareholder conference earlier this week, and CEO Elon Musk also shared that the company’s... read more June 12, 2015 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz energy storage system

Mercedes Starts Sales Of Tesla Powerwall-Rivaling Home Energy Storage

Well, that escalated quickly. Just a month after Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] announced its new Powerwall battery-based energy storage system, Mercedes-Benz has come out with a... read more June 11, 2015 by 


 
2016 BMW X1 sketch

BMW Rumored To Be Working On Tesla Model X Rival

BMW is the latest automaker rumored to be working on a rival for Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] upcoming Model X electric SUV. The German automaker is committed to adding... read more June 10, 2015 by 


 
Purported Audi Q6 electric crossover teaser image

Audi Q6 Concept Coming To 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show: Report

Audi recently confirmed it will launch an electric crossover in 2018. The vehicle won’t be a dedicated electric car but a variant of a new crossover with coupe-like... read more June 8, 2015 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive  -  First Drive, May 2014

Mercedes-Benz To Follow Tesla With Its Own Home Batteries

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] may be the first automaker to try selling standalone battery packs for powering homes and businesses, but it may not be the only one for long... read more June 5, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S P85D breaks the dyno

Tesla Model S P85D Breaks The Dyno With Instant Torque: Video

Here you have it folks: the Tesla Model S P85D is so ferociously, inconceivably badass that it actually broke the damned dyno the instant the hammer was dropped. The... read more May 27, 2015 by 


 
Audi R8 e-tron Piloted Driving concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show Asia

Audi Reveals R8 e-tron Piloted Driving Concept

The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show Asia is taking place this week in Shanghai, China, and there to give a keynote address on the opening day was Audi CEO Rupert Stadtler who... read more May 26, 2015 by 


 
2016 Audi Q7 first drive

Audi Confirms Q1 For 2016, Electric Q6 For 2018, And Q8 For 2019

With growth in SUVs proving to be stronger than in any other segment, Audi, like many of its rivals, is pushing ahead with the launch of more high-riding models. The... read more May 22, 2015 by 


 
Stirling Moss Renault Twizzy

Sir Stirling Moss Loves Tiny Cars, Drives A Twizy: Video

Sir Stirling Moss is one of the greatest drivers of all time. In fact, he's often called the greatest racing driver of all time to have never won a championship. Moss... read more May 20, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Model 3 To Be Unveiled March 2016

With a new home battery just hitting the market, the Model S P85D kicking down supercar doors around the world, and a series of drone rockets (nearly) landing on drone ships... read more May 7, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S pre-owned page screencap

Want A Used Model S? Now You Can Get One Online From Tesla

Certified pre-owned programs have become a staple among luxury carmakers, but so far Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] hasn't offered one for the Model S. That changed last week, when... read more May 6, 2015 by 


 
2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

New Patents Surface For Porsche Electric And Fuel Cell Sedans

New patents have emerged suggesting Porsche is serious about launching zero-emission versions of its upcoming mid-size sedan due towards the end of the decade. Nicknamed the... read more May 5, 2015 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker Relaunches With Customer Support Program For Karma Owners

Since purchasing the remains of bankrupt automaker Fisker Automotive at auction last year, Chinese parts giant Wanxiang has promised to revive the automaker, including... read more May 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt

2016 Chevrolet Volt Priced From $33,995

Despite a significant improvement in style, performance and practicality, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] is offering its second-generation Chevrolet Volt at a lower price... read more May 4, 2015 by 


 
 

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