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OSVehicle Tabby

Build An Open-Source Electric Car In One Hour, For $4,000: Video

If none of the electric cars currently on the market suit your tastes--or wallet--why not just build one? That's now possible thanks to the OSVehicle Tabby, although it's only a "car" in the most basic sense. It's really just four wheels, two seats, and a steering wheel mounted to a bare chassis... read more

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Teaser for Quant e-Sportlimousine concept

New Quant Performance Sedan Concept Coming To 2014 Geneva Motor Show

A new performance sedan concept bearing the Quant name has been confirmed for the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, this time with the addition of e-Sportlimousine also in its name... read more January 30, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray takes on the Tesla Model S at the drag strip

Tesla Model S Takes On 2014 Corvette Stingray At The Drag Strip: Video

Much has been made of the Tesla Model S's performance chops, particularly in the 85-kWh Performance version. But even more has been made of the 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray's... read more January 28, 2014 by 


 
Nissan’s three-cylinder engine for its ZEOD RC electrified Le Mans car

Nissan Reveals ZEOD RC’s 400-HP 3-Cylinder Engine, Confirms 2015 LMP1 Entry

Nissan and its motorsport partner NISMO have finally revealed the engine that will feature in its 2014 ZEOD RC electrified race car, which will compete in the Garage 56... read more January 27, 2014 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Musk Says Chinese Factory In Tesla's Long-Term Plans

If you're an automaker selling cars in China, doing so from outside the country is made much more difficult due to high import tariffs imposed at the border. But do so from... read more January 27, 2014 by 


 
Nissan BladeGlider Electric Sports Car Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show live shots (preview event)

Design Chief: Daring All-Electric Nissan Sports Car Still In The Works

Forget the Nissan Leaf's pragmatic green buyers for the moment. Nissan has big electric-car ambitions, and it's no secret that they go well beyond the automaker's Leaf... read more January 16, 2014 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Judge Rejects Planned Fisker Sale, Puts Automaker Up For Auction

The planned sale of Fisker to Hong Kong's Hybrid Technology for a sum of $25 million has been rejected by a U.S. bankruptcy judge due to interest from Chinese firm Wanxiang... read more January 12, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model X at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

AT&T Bringing High-Speed Internet To Future Tesla Models

Tesla Motors can count itself among the more advanced automakers on the road, its Model S sedan gaining plaudits from around the globe and a loyal fanbase the envy of many a... read more January 8, 2014 by 


 
Toyota FCV hydrogen fuel cell vehicle prototype during hot-weather endurance testing in N America

Toyota's Fuel Cell Car To Enter Production In 2015: CES Preview

Imagine driving a car with no harmful emissions, that could go for 300 miles, and be filled back up in 3-5 minutes. That's the reality of Toyota's upcoming production fuel... read more January 6, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

2014 Tesla Model S A Five-Star-Safe Car, Says NHTSA

Earlier this year Tesla was granted a full five stars in the NHTSA's round of vehicle crash testing for its Model S electric car. While the way Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]... read more December 26, 2013 by 


 
2014 MINI E Coupe spy shots

2014 MINI E Coupe Spy Shots

MINI is out testing a new electric car, but unlike the automaker’s previous effort in this field, the MINI E, this new one isn’t expected to be leased to... read more December 19, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Tesla Gears Up For Another 35,000 Cars With Factory Upgrades

With help from the state of California, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is looking to significantly expand its production capacity. Tax breaks will allow the company to save up to... read more December 18, 2013 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ELR at Detroit-Hamtramck

2014 Cadillac ELR Luxury Coupe Begins Shipping To Dealers

General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant has begun shipping the 2014 Cadillac ELR luxury coupe to dealers, ahead of the car's January on-sale date. The beginning of... read more December 17, 2013 by 


 
Protean in-wheel electric motor

VW And Protean Team Up For In-Wheel Electric Motors

As electric cars become more prevalent in the market place, many automakers are still exploring the best way to make use of electric drivetrains. We've seen everything from... read more December 17, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Tesla Model E To Debut At 2015 Detroit Auto Show?

The Tesla Model E rumor mill keeps on turning. In an interview with Germany's Auto Bild (via Car and Driver) Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] design chief Franz von Holzhausen said... read more December 17, 2013 by 


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

Audi R8 e-tron Back On The Table Due To New Battery Tech: Report

Earlier this year, Audi decided to cancel production plans for its R8 e-tron electric sports car, citing the high cost of the battery and limited driving range as the reasons... read more December 13, 2013 by 


 
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