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2012 Fisker Karma

Chinese Automakers Geely And Dongfeng Competing For Stake In Fisker

Struggling extended-range electric automaker Fisker had a difficult year in 2012. Shortly after its Karma sedan hit the market, it was plagued by a series of recalls for battery, software and cooling issues. Fisker lost access to previously-committed Department of Energy loans for failing to meet... read more

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2013 Tesla Model S

Elon Musk Refutes New York Times Tesla Model S Review: Video

The task for The New York Times' contributor John M. Broder sounded simple enough: to highlight Tesla’s newly-installed Supercharger Stations at Interstate 95 rest... read more February 12, 2013 by 


 
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... read more February 8, 2013 by 


 
BMW i3 Coupe concept

BMW Reveals Extended-Range i3 Specs Ahead Of Geneva Motor Show

BMW will be taking its fleet of i-branded electrified concepts to the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in early March, including the i8 Spyder plug-in hybrid sports car, the original... read more February 7, 2013 by 


 
Frazer-Nash Namir concept car

Britain’s Bristol Cars To Finally Unveil Electric Supercar: Report

Back in 2011, we heard that historic British automaker Bristol Cars was working on an electric supercar capable of reaching speeds close to 200 mph. The fact that the company... read more February 4, 2013 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Runs The Quarter Mile In 12.371 Seconds: Video

The flagship of the Tesla Model S range, the Model S Performance, comes with a power rating of 301 kilowatts (416 horsepower) as well as an 85 kWh battery pack that the EPA... read more January 29, 2013 by 


 
Akio Toyoda and Norbert Reithofer

BMW And Toyota Accelerate Plans For Shared Fuel Cell, Sports Car And Green Technology

In late 2011, BMW and Toyota signed a memorandum of understanding for collaboration between the two on a number of projects ranging from the development of a new sports car... read more January 24, 2013 by 


 
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 


 
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