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2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Claims "World's Best Service And Warranty Program"

Quiet, clean, quick, and stylish, the Tesla Model S is, clearly, the best production electric car in the world. Now Tesla Motors is seeking to complement its electric sedan with the "world's best service and warranty program." Does it live up to the hype? It kind of does. The $600 annual service... read more

April 29, 2013 by 
 
Renault Twizy F1 concept

Meet Renault’s F1-Inspired Twizy

The Renault Twizy is an electric city car that retails for less than $10k and has a power output starting as low as 4 kilowatts (5 horsepower) and topping out at about 13... read more April 26, 2013 by 


 
2012 Emgrand EC7

Geely And America's Detroit Electric To Develop EVs Together

Detroit Electric, a startup based in downtown Detroit, Michigan, will be teaming up with Chinese automotive giant Geely to develop a new range of electric cars and related... read more April 26, 2013 by 


 
Solarwatt Carport System

BMW To Offer Solar-Powered Charging Systems To EV Customers

Tesla pioneered the idea of harnessing solar power to create an incentive to lure potential customers to its cars. Late last year the Californian startup opened the first of... read more April 25, 2013 by 


 
Formula E Championship stops by Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles Welcomes Formula E Championship: Video

Like it or not, electric motorsport is coming. In fact, there’s already an FIA-sanctioned event for electric cars, the Formula E Championship, whose inaugural season... read more April 24, 2013 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model X all-electric crossover with 'Falcon Doors' open

Will We Ever See The Tesla Model X?

Tesla Motors has reached beyond its initial startup status to penetrate the skepticism of much of the automotive media. We're not among that group, despite our love of their... read more April 17, 2013 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Want A Tesla Model S? Recycle Your Roadster

The Tesla Model S, is, despite the company's somewhat questionable practices, a brilliant car. It also happens to be electric. It's also quite in demand. So what to do now... read more April 17, 2013 by 


 
Protean in-wheel electric motor

Protean In-Wheel Electric Motor To Enter Production In 2014

For years, in-wheel electric motors were touted as the next big thing in vehicle electrification. Ignoring the increase in unsprung weight, the advantages of in-wheel power... read more April 16, 2013 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ELR 'Regen on Demand' paddle shifters

Cadillac Demonstrates ELR’s Regen On Demand Paddle Shifters: Video

While on most cars, paddle shifters located behind the steering wheel usually enable a driver to change a car’s gears, but as we’ve seen on some electrified... read more April 15, 2013 by 


 
BMW and Brilliance 5-Series plug-in hybrid concept

BMW's New Chinese Brand To Be Called Zinoro

BMW and Chinese partner Brilliance is on the verge of announcing a new brand for the Chinese market called Zinoro. It will be owned by an existing joint venture between the... read more April 15, 2013 by 


 
Iron Man Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) in the Audi R8 e-tron

Iron Man Tony Stark Drives Audi R8 e-tron In New Ad: Video

Audi’s R8 e-tron electric supercar may not be dead after all. Earlier this week prototypes of the car were spotted testing in Europe and now an example has even... read more April 11, 2013 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

Chris Harris Drives The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive: Video

Since its debut in Paris last year, there’s been little seen or heard of Mercedes-Benz’s new SLS AMG Electric Drive, which is probably due to the car not yet... read more April 11, 2013 by 


 
Fernando Alonso tests Ferrari's LaFerrari supercar at Fiorano

Fernando Alonso Continues To Fine-Tune The LaFerrari: Video

Although Ferrari’s new flagship, the LaFerrari, has already made its world debut, the new supercar is still running the grueling test gauntlet ahead of the start of... read more April 9, 2013 by 


 
2013 Detroit Electric SP:01

Detroit Electric Reveals Lotus-Based SP:01 Electric Roadster

If you’re longing for a Tesla Roadster but aren’t prepared to drop your hard-earned on a used example, another electric startup, whose name dates back more than a... read more April 4, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Motors still advertising $500/mo price despite revision of calculator settings

Tesla Model S For $500 Per Month? No. Just No.

Elon Musk is putting his money where his mouth is, but it's actually not much money at all, despite the big mouth. Announced today, a new financing plan makes it possible for... read more April 2, 2013 by 


 
Jamiroquai lead singer Jay Kay at Ferrari’s headquarters in Maranello, Italy

Is Jay Kay The First Confirmed Owner Of A LaFerrari?

It’s a well-known fact that Jamiroquai lead singer Jay Kay is an avid car nut. His cars have often featured in his music videos, including the famous clip for Cosmic... read more April 2, 2013 by 


 
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