Electric Cars

 
2012 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC electric race car

Nissan Gives Update On Leaf Nismo RC Electric Racer: Video

The use of pure electric cars in motorsport is coming. In fact, the FIA already has a sanctioned event, the Formula E Championship, which starts next year. So, whether you’re a fan of electric cars or not, you’ll increasingly see them making headlines on performance sites like this one... read more

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2014 Cadillac ELR revealed at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

2014 Cadillac ELR: Video Preview Of Volt-Based Electric Coupe

Say what you may about plug-in electric cars, the 2014 Cadillac ELR unveiled at last week's Detroit Auto Show is a stunning piece of design. The four-seat range-extended... read more January 22, 2013 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR Preview: Guilt-Free Luxury Upstages The Chevy Volt

Even if you’re not entirely a car person, you’ve likely noticed and perhaps even lusted after the stylish Cadillac CTS-V Coupe—perhaps in a way that you... read more January 14, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model X at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Model X Shows Its Insides: Detroit Auto Show Live Pictures

The Tesla Model X crossover is the next vehicle expected from electric automaker Tesla. While we’ve seen the exterior styling of the Model X (including its unique... read more January 14, 2013 by 


 
2012 Saab 9-3 Griffin range

Chinese City Buys Stake In Saab’s New Owner NEVS

Saab’s new owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has just entered a deal with the city of Qingdao, located in China’s Shandong-province, which will see... read more January 9, 2013 by 


 
Teaser for 2014 Cadillac ELR

Cadillac Releases Second Teaser For 2014 ELR

Cadillac has released the second teaser image of its upcoming 2014 ELR, an extended-range electric car with a similar powertrain to the Chevy Volt and scheduled to debut next... read more January 8, 2013 by 


 
Don Garlits pilots the High Tech Systems LLC electric dragster

Electric Drag Car & Don Garlits Light It Up In Eerie Silence

In yet another installment of our Electric Cars Don't Have To Be Boring Snoremobiles series, we have "Big Daddy" Don Garlits hitting the drag strip in a 1,500-kilowatt... read more January 7, 2013 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S

Tesla Wins Minor Victory Against Massachusetts Dealers

You might think it's no big deal for a carmaker to sell its cars directly to the public, but you'd be wrong. In fact, for dealers, it's a very big deal. For Tesla, it has... read more January 4, 2013 by 


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 Nürburgring lap time

Audi R8 e-tron Development Back On: Report

Audi’s R8 e-tron electric sports car prototype set a lap record for a production-based electric car on Germany’s Nürburgring last June, lapping the circuit... read more January 3, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker's Insurer Denies Payment On Flood-Damaged Karmas

When Hurricane Sandy devastated the New York metro area last October, some 338 Fisker Karma sedans parked at Port Newark, New Jersey were destroyed by flooding or fire... read more January 2, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric cars

Tesla's 'Supercharger' Fast-Chargers Spread To East Coast

Having successfully launched its first ‘Supercharger’ fast-charging stations on the West Coast back in September, electric car startup Tesla has quietly added... read more December 26, 2012 by 


 
Bob Lutz at Via Motors extended-range electric truck conversion launch, 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Via Motors To Present 800-HP Extended-Range Electric Pickup, Luxury SUV In Detroit

Most readers will recognize the names Fisker and Tesla as being two leading electric car startups, but there’s a third that will soon be making headlines, and... read more December 25, 2012 by 


 
Nissan Leaf owners take hot laps in the Leaf Nismo RC electric race car

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Hot Laps Show EVs Aren't All Boring: Video

If you're too mired in the snooze-fest that is every EV on the market except for the Tesla Model S to really care about electric cars, you're not alone. But you should be... read more December 14, 2012 by 


 
Odyssey Battery Bigfoot No. 20 Monster Truck -- world's first all-electric monster truck

Pioneering Monster Truck Bigfoot Goes Electric: Video

If you frequently attend monster truck events, chances are good you don’t drive a Nissan Leaf. Likewise, if you do drive an electric car, it’s a safe bet that... read more December 14, 2012 by 


 
BMW's i3 Concept Coupe hits the beach

BMW’s i3 Concept Coupe Hits The Road: Video

BMW debuted its all-electric i3 Concept Coupe at last month’s Los Angeles Auto Show, to generally positive reviews. The coupe represents the latest design iteration of... read more December 14, 2012 by 


 
Audi e-gas plant

Audi Tops-Out New e-gas Plant, Edges Closer To Energy Production

Last year Audi announced radical plans to start energy production using sustainable wind farms located in the North Sea. By feeding this power back into the grid, Audi could... read more December 13, 2012 by 


 
 

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