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2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla's Fire Fix: Model S To Get Titanium Battery Shield

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has announced a fix for the Model S electric sedan to prevent future debris-related fire incidents, of the kind reported towards the end of last year. In two separate incidents, contact with road debris punctured the car's large underbody battery pack, later causing it to... read more

March 28, 2014 by 
 
Local Motors Rally Fighter

Local Motors Plans To 3D Print A Car

Steel stamping and production lines? That's so last-year--what you really want is a 3D printed car. MUST SEE: 1969 Mustang Shelby GT500 Cobra Jet Found In Pristine Condition... read more March 17, 2014 by 


 
Chinese grandpa builds electric mini-Lamborghini (Images: ChinaSmack)

Grandpa Makes Electric Lambo For Grandson's School Run

When you're very small, the concept of grandparents doesn't really mean much. You get that they're your parents' parents, but beyond that they're just the crinkly, friendly... read more March 13, 2014 by 


 
Tesla presidential limo rendering

Should The Next Presidential Limo Be A Tesla?

The Secret Service is gearing up for an all-new presidential limo, to replace the venerable but sometimes challenged Beast. There are a number of requirements placed on those... read more March 13, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid

Mercedes Exec Hints At Electric S-Class

Mercedes-Benz’s latest S-Class will soon be available in hybrid and plug-in hybrid forms, with the latter promising fuel economy of up to 78 mpg when it arrives on the... read more March 12, 2014 by 


 
Audi R8 e-tron track drive, Berlin Tempelhof Airport

Audi Says The R8 e-tron Is Now Capable Of 280 Miles Range, Confirms Production

Last December, reports that Audi had decided to put the once-canceled R8 e-tron electric sports car back in the production pipeline first surfaced. The reason? Improved... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
The New Fisker Automotive

Wanxiang Launches 'The New Fisker' Website, Says Atlantic Is The Future

The American arm of Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang recently bought up the assets of bankrupt electric car startup Fisker Automotive and has now confirmed by way of a... read more March 7, 2014 by 


 
nanoFLOWCELL Quant e-Sportlimousine concept, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Quant e-Sportlimousine Concept Powered By nanoFLOWCELL Tech Makes Debut: Video

Over the years, a number of companies have come up with new technologies promising to boost the efficiency of cars by previously unseen levels. They tend to roll out fancy... read more March 6, 2014 by 


 
Rinspeed XchangE concept - 2014 Geneva Motor Show live photos

Rinspeed Reveals Tesla Model S-Based XchangE Autonomous Concept: Live Photos

The 2014 Geneva Motor Show is currently underway, and Swiss design and engineering firm Rinspeed revealed a new concept car at its home event. Rinspeed’s new concept... read more March 5, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model X

Tesla's Gigafactory, Bonds And Other Future Plans Revealed

Tesla is a company on the move. While 2013 was an up and down year for the company--rave reviews and strong sales mixed with fire incidents and rapped knuckles from the NHTSA... read more February 28, 2014 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Voted Best Overall Vehicle By Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has put together its list of the best cars in 10 of the most popular vehicle segments, and the cream of the crop has proven to be none other than the Tesla... read more February 26, 2014 by 


 
Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show

Wanxiang To Restart Fisker Karma Production Within A Year, Proceed With Atlantic Plans

Only a few days ago we told you Fisker Automotive’s new owner, Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang, was keen to restart production of the Karma extended-range electric... read more February 25, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Motors - Model S lithium-ion battery pack

Tesla Reveals Details On Plans For New ‘Giga Factory’

Tesla has reworked the ex-GM/Toyota NUMMI plant in Freemont, California into a high-tech electric car factory, but it may soon outgrow the place. The company--which has built... read more February 24, 2014 by 


 
Yamaha Motiv city car concept

Gordon Murray-Designed Yamaha Minicar Car Gets Zytek Electric Power

Gordon Murray is best-known for his work on the McLaren F1 supercar more than two decades ago, and as a top Formula One designer before that, but he's spent the last few... read more February 24, 2014 by 


 
Teaser for Quant e-Sportlimousine concept

Bosch Joins nanoFLOWCELL’s Quant Electric Sports Sedan Project

At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show next month, a little known startup by the name of nanoFLOWCELL will show off the second iteration of an electric sports sedan labeled the Quant... read more February 18, 2014 by 


 
Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show

China's Wanxiang Wins Fisker Auction With $149.2 Million Bid

A U.S.-based arm of Chinese supplier Wanxiang (Wanxiang America Corporation) was the successful bidder in an auction of the assets of bankrupt electric car startup Fisker... read more February 16, 2014 by 


 
 

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