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Mitsubishi GR-HEV hybrid pickup concept: Geneva Motor Show live photos

Mitsubishi GR-HEV Hybrid Pickup Concept Debuts In Geneva

Mitsubishi is giving a clear indication of its future plans with the reveal of two new concept vehicles at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show this week. Both vehicles fall into the ‘electrified’ category, though the two couldn’t be more different. One is a diesel-electric hybrid pickup... read more

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2013 Land Rover Defender All-Terrain Electric

Land Rover Builds Electric Defender

Land Rover is boosting its commitment to cleaner running electrified vehicles by developing an all-electric version of its iconic Defender--yes, the Defender--SUV. Land Rover... read more February 28, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla's Elon Musk Puts The Cost Of Bad Press At $100 Million: Video

The strange and curious case of The New York Times versus Tesla just won’t seem to go away. What was supposed to be a tech piece on Tesla’s new Supercharger... read more February 26, 2013 by 


 
1999 Nissan R391 Le Mans prototype

2014 Le Mans Return Part Of Nissan’s Expanded Motorsport Program

Nissan is the latest automaker to announce its participation in the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans race, confirming today it will enter a “pioneering race car”... read more February 26, 2013 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive Shows Off On Video, Again

This is, arguably, the least practical of the current crop of high-end electric cars, but we don't really care. Gullwings, SLS AMG looks, a hot electric blue exterior, and up... read more February 25, 2013 by 


 
The interior of the upcoming Cadillac ELR

Cadillac ELR Hints At the Future Of Cadillac Interior Design: Video

The upcoming Cadillac ELR extended-range electric coupe will be a halo car in more ways than one for GM’s premium brand. Its primary mission is to carry the Voltec... read more February 25, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker And Its Insurer End Lawsuit Over Superstorm Sandy-Damaged Karmas

When Superstorm Sandy blew through the Northeast last October, its swath of destruction included some 250,000 cars, among them the 338 Fisker Karma sedans that were parked in... read more February 22, 2013 by 


 
Motor Authority's Tesla Hangout on Air

Tesla Motors, Model S, And The New York Times: Hangout With Motor Authority

Earlier this week part of our team including editorial director Marty Padgett, social media manager Joel Feder, and senior editor John Voelcker gathered together virtually... read more February 21, 2013 by 


 
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... read more February 18, 2013 by 


 
Cigarette AMG Electric Drive boat concept inspired by the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

World’s Fastest Electric Boat Inspired By The Mercedes SLS AMG Electric Drive

Everyone knows electricity and water don’t mix, but with the latest creation from Cigarette Racing, a world renowned manufacturer of powered boats based in Miami-Dade... read more February 15, 2013 by 


 
Teaser for Mitsubishi GR-HEV concept

Mitsubishi Teases Hybrid Pickup Concept Ahead Of Geneva Show

Amongst all the luxury cars and exotic supercars set to debut at next month’s 2013 Geneva Motor Show will be a diesel-electric hybrid pickup concept from Mitsubishi... read more February 13, 2013 by 


 
Monster Tajima in the Sport E-RUNNER electric Pikes Peak car.

Rod Millen To Take On Monster Tajima In Pikes Peak Electric Class

In 2012, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb legend and record-holder Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima announced he’d be switching from the gasoline-powered... read more February 12, 2013 by 


 
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 


 
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 


 
 

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