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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, something Fisker’s management team was hoping to avoid. Judge Kevin Gross instead allowed for rival parties to bid on... read more

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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 


 
Formula E Championship logo

Calendar For Inaugural Season Of Formula E Confirmed

Now that all ten teams for the inaugural season of the Formula E Championship have been confirmed, we can also reveal the locations for all the races. The Formula E season... read more December 11, 2013 by 


 
Dubuc Super Light Car Tomahawk kit car

Canadian Sports Car Will Cost You About $30k, If You Build It Yourself

A Canadian firm by the name of Dubuc Super Light Car has come out with a kit car that offers fans of performance driving an affordable and lightweight sports model. The kit... read more December 10, 2013 by 


 
Leonardo DiCaprio backs Formula E team

Leonardo DiCaprio Forms Team For New Electric Car Racing Series

The tenth and final team for the inaugural season of the Formula E Championship has been confirmed as Venturi Grand Prix, backed by French electric car company Venturi and... read more December 10, 2013 by 


 
Virgin Racing Formula E electric race car

Virgin To Make Motorsport Return In New Formula E Championship

After a brief and somewhat unsuccessful stint in Formula One that ended in 2011, Virgin has decided it’s time to go racing once again. This time, however, Virgin is... read more December 9, 2013 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang GT

Diesel, Hybrid And Even Electric Powertrains Considered For New Mustang: Report

The new 2015 Ford Mustang may have just been unveiled, but speculation regarding future models is already beginning. We're not just talking about the rumored Mach1 or Shelby... read more December 9, 2013 by 


 
Saleen S302 2011 Ford Mustang GT

Saleen Confirms Electric Car Development

Now that Steve Saleen, founder of tuning firm Saleen Automotive and creator of the original Saleen S7 supercar, has won back the right to the legal use of his name on new... read more December 4, 2013 by 


 
Third Tesla Model S catches fire after hitting road debris. Photo via Twitter user @NASHVILLAIN_

Tesla Battery Fires: NHTSA Seeking Detailed Info, Germany Finds No Defect

While some see a recent string of three battery fires involving Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S electric sedan as nothing more than unfortunate happenstance, the National... read more December 3, 2013 by 


 
Mahindra Racing Formula E electric race car

Indian Automaker Mahindra Forms Formula E Team

The eighth team confirmed for the inaugural season of the Formula E Championship is Mahindra Racing, the motorsport outfit of Indian automaker Mahindra. That means just two... read more December 1, 2013 by 


 
Nissan BladeGlider Electric Sports Car Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan BladeGlider: '1+2' Concept Probably A Two-Seater When Produced

Nissan's BladeGlider electric sports-car concept measures up as one of the wildest concepts of the Tokyo Motor Show. And what makes it particularly far out is that Nissan... read more November 26, 2013 by 


 
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