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Teaser for 2014 BMW i3

2014 BMW i3 To Be Revealed On July 29: Video

BMW plans to reveal the final production version of its long-awaited i3 electric car on July 29, 2013, which is exactly two years to the date of the original concept version's debut. Since then we’ve been treated to a handful of additional i3 concepts as well as numerous prototype sightings... read more

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Tesla Motors - Model S lithium-ion battery pack in environmental test chamber

Watch Tesla's Battery-Swapping System In Action: Video

Tesla CEO Elon Musk last night provided details on a new battery-swapping service for his company’s Model S electric sedan (and future models) that will allow owners to... read more June 21, 2013 by 


 
2014 Nissan ZEOD RC Le Mans Garage 56 electric race car

Nissan Reveals ZEOD RC 2014 Le Mans Race Car: Video

This odd-looking, four-wheeled contraption is Nissan’s electrified race car that will compete at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2014 in the event’s ‘Garage... read more June 21, 2013 by 


 
Teaser for Nissan’s 2014 ‘Garage 56’ Le Mans entry

Nissan Releases New Teaser Photo For Electrified Le Mans Car

Nissan confirmed in February it would be making an official return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2014 with a new race car entered through the event’s ‘Garage... read more June 20, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

2013 Tesla Model S Recalled Due To Faulty Seat Installation

Tesla has issued its first recall of its award-winning Model S sedan due to a fault with the car’s seat installation. The recall only affects 2013 Model S sedans built... read more June 19, 2013 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S

Elon Musk Confirms Battery Swapping For Tesla Model S

Two months ago, we brought you early reports that indicated Tesla Motors [NSDQ: TSLA] would be bringing battery-swapping technology to the Model S electric sedan. Today, we... read more June 18, 2013 by 


 
Bosch’s Aston Martin DB9 plug-in hybrid prototype

Bosch Builds 740-Horsepower Aston Martin DB9 Hybrid: Video

Bosch is out to show that in a world of ever-tightening emissions regulations, performance cars can still have a place. To prove its point, the German supply giant built an... read more June 18, 2013 by 


 
Jay Leno and the 2014 Cadillac ELR

Jay Leno Drives The 2014 Cadillac ELR: Video

The 2014 Cadillac ELR extended-range electric car doesn’t go on sale until early 2014, but one of the cars, one of the first examples to roll off the production line in... read more June 17, 2013 by 


 
Universal electric car charging system

Major Automakers Agree On DC Fast Charging Standard: Video

One of the primary complaints for electric cars has been the long time periods required to charge their batteries. While regular AC charging systems, which take hours to top... read more June 13, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 spy shots

BMW Has 100,000 Eager To Test Drive New i3

BMW’s newfound focus on vehicle electrification isn’t likely to be some flash in the pan affair. The automaker already has around 100,000 people around the globe... read more June 13, 2013 by 


 
Formula E Championship logo

Williams Is Latest F1 Team To Get Involved With Formula E Championship

Williams is the latest Formula One team to get involved with the new Formula E Championship, whose inaugural season commences next year. McLaren has already announced it will... read more June 11, 2013 by 


 
Audi R8 e-tron track drive, Berlin Tempelhof Airport

Audi R8 e-tron: First Drive

Thanks to the combined efforts of companies like Tesla Motors, Mercedes-Benz and others, the concept of an electric supercar no longer seems as unlikely as it once did. Audi... read more June 7, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

Electric SLS AMG Sets Nürburgring Record For A Production EV: Video

A Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive has just been driven around the full course of the Nürburgring Nordschleife in a time of 7:56.234, setting a new record for a... read more June 6, 2013 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Elon Musk Reveals Tesla's Future Plans, Promises Affordable ‘Gen 3’ Sedan In Late 2016

At its recent annual shareholder meeting held in the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, Tesla’s CEO and co-founder Elon Musk revealed some insightful... read more June 5, 2013 by 


 
2012 Infiniti LE Concept

Infiniti Delays EV To Focus On Higher Volume Models

Infiniti’s new boss Johan de Nysschen is shaking up strategy at the Japanese luxury automaker in an attempt to reach a self-imposed goal of 500,000 unit sales by 2016... read more June 4, 2013 by 


 
2013 Audi A7

Audi Prepping Fuel Cell-Powered A7

Audi is already preparing a varied fuel product onslaught as it moves to bring more diesel vehicles to the States. Now, however, comes word that a third type of engine juice... read more June 4, 2013 by 


 
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