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Henrik Fisker

Henrik Fisker Joins Bidding War For Fisker Automotive: Report

Less than a week after it was revealed that a consortium that included auto industry veteran Bob Lutz was bidding for control of Fisker Automotive, new reports are out claiming Henrik Fisker has now joined the bidding war. Henrik Fisker, of course, is a co-founder of the distressed electric car... read more

May 27, 2013 by 
 
Leilani Münter and the Tesla Model S

NASCAR's Leilani Münter Gets Tesla Model S, Goes Activist

If you don't know who Leilani Münter is, you probably should. Apart from being a NASCAR ARCA-series racer, sister-in-law to the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir, and very easy... read more May 21, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S electric sport sedan [photo by owner David Noland]

Tesla Motors To Issue More Shares, CEO Elon Musk To Buy Some

You may never have heard of a "short squeeze," but Tesla is benefiting greatly from it right now. The stock of the Silicon Valley startup electric-car maker has soared in... read more May 16, 2013 by 


 
2013 Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution II electric race car

Mitsubishi Returning To Pikes Peak With Two MiEV Electric Racers

Mitsubishi is returning to Colorado’s famous ‘Race To The Clouds’ with a pair of electric race cars utilizing technology from the automaker’s... read more May 16, 2013 by 


 
Renault joins Formula E Championship

Renault Joins Formula E Championship

Renault, engine supplier to the likes of Red Bull Racing and a former F1 champion itself, has signed up with the innovative Formula E Championship as an official technical... read more May 16, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S May Get Battery Swapping Soon: Report

The 2013 Tesla Model S has received rave reviews, including the best score that Consumer Reports has given any car in six years. The stock of Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is on a... read more May 14, 2013 by 


 
High school kid builds all-electric 700-hp Honda S2000. Photos by Juan Ehringer.

700-HP Electric Honda S2000 Built By High Schooler: Video

While most of us were worried about cliques, clothes, and kisses in our teens, this high school kid is building his own electric S2000. And he's doing it like an engineer... read more May 14, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Handicapping Tesla's Fate: Independent Or Acquired?

It's been a great run for Tesla Motors these last few months. The startup electric-car maker delivered 4,900 Model S luxury sport sedans from January through March, got a... read more May 13, 2013 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S

Tesla Models S Rates 99/100 In Consumer Reports Testing

Not that you'd have much doubt about the Tesla Model S's qualities as a legitimate sports-luxury sedan (that just happens to be electric) if you'd read The Car Connection's... read more May 9, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S

Tesla Reports First Profit: $11 Million In First Quarter Of 2013

Despite sinking hundreds of millions of dollars in developing its Model S electric sedan, which only went on sale last year, Californian startup Tesla has reported its first... read more May 9, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW i8 spy shots

2014 BMW i8 Hits The Nürburgring: Video

The 2014 BMW i8 has taken to Germany's Nürburgring race track for some high-speed testing ahead of the car's reveal later this year and eventual sales launch next... read more May 7, 2013 by 


 
2013 Toyota EV P002 electric race car

Toyota To Defend Pikes Peak Electric Title With Upgraded EV P002

After breaking the Pikes Peak record for an electric car in 2012, and coming a respectable sixth overall, Toyota is set to return to the famous ‘Race To The... read more May 7, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S Performance Plus

Tesla Model S Performance Plus Gets Supercar-Like Handling

Tesla has quietly announced a new performance option for its Model S electric sedan, which is said to not only boost the car’s driving range but also its handling... read more May 6, 2013 by 


 
BMW i3 Concept MkII

BMW i3 To Be Priced Similar To 3-Series

BMW’s upcoming i3 electric car will be priced similar to a well-equipped 3-Series sedan, which means a starting price in the low $40,000 bracket. This is in line with... read more May 6, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Residual Value Increased, Is It Enough?

With its new financing scheme, Tesla Motors received a great deal of criticism for its unrealistic price estimates as well as the residual value built into the finance/lease... read more May 3, 2013 by 


 
Chris Porritt

Aston Martin Chief Engineer Chris Porritt Joins Tesla

While things may look quiet on the surface, there are major shuffles taking place within Aston Martin. Just days ago it was reported that the company’s CEO, Dr. Ulrich... read more May 3, 2013 by 


 
 

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