Electric Cars

 
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 products, the former racer-turned-automotive-entrepreneur is keen to get back to what he loves doing most, building some of the... read more

December 4, 2013 by 
 
Mazda rotary engine

Mazda's Rotary Engine Could Live On... In Electric Cars?

Fans of Mazda's rotary engines are among the most vociferous advocates you'll find in the automotive world. While some will never understand the appeal of rotary engines... read more November 25, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker Files For Bankruptcy, Assets Sold To Hybrid Technology

Electric car startup Fisker Automotive has finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, more than one year since it last built one its $103,000 Karma extended-range electric... read more November 25, 2013 by 


 
2014 Zinoro 1E, 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show

BMW’s Chinese Brand Zinoro Launches X1-Based 1E Electric Crossover

BMW and its Chinese partner Brilliance recently announced plans to launch a new brand called Zinoro, which is focused on electrified vehicles or “new energy... read more November 22, 2013 by 


 
Audi Sport ABT Formula E Team electric race car

German Tuner ABT Sportsline Forms Audi Sport ABT Formula E Team

German tuner ABT Sportsline has reached an agreement with the organizers of the Formula E Championship that will see it become the seventh team and the only German outfit to... read more November 21, 2013 by 


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

NHTSA Opens Probe Into Tesla Model S Fires

After three recorded Model S electric car fires, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is opening an investigation. Last month, the NHTSA said it would... read more November 19, 2013 by 


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

Nissan BladeGlider Concept: Live Shots Ahead Of Tokyo Motor Show

The all-electric Nissan BladeGlider sports car, which gets its official introduction later this week at the Tokyo Motor Show, is more than just a far-out concept. Nissan... read more November 18, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

BMW Launching 360 Electric-Driving Assistance At LA Auto Show

With the 2014 BMW i3 electric city car and 2015 i8 plug-in hybrid sports car finally out in the open, the company is focusing on keeping drivers of those cars on the road. At... read more November 14, 2013 by 


 
Could Tesla Motors build a pickup truck?..

Is There A Pickup Truck In Tesla's Electric Future?

There can be few vehicles further removed from the Tesla Model S than a full-size pickup truck. From pretty much any angle you approach it, they're cut from a different... read more November 13, 2013 by 


 
Honda FCEV Concept teaser sketch, 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

Honda FCEV Fuel Cell Concept Previews FCX Clarity Successor

Honda will present a new concept car at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show that will be powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Called the FCEV, the new concept is said to preview the... read more November 11, 2013 by 


 
Quanta QHP770 hybrid Chevrolet Corvette, SEMA 2013

Quanta Reveals 770-Horsepower Corvette Z06 High-Performance Hybrid

Automakers have recently discovered a very good way of helping gearheads over their natural mistrust of hybrid vehicles: Making them incredibly powerful. Next year will see... read more November 11, 2013 by 


 
2014 Saks Fifth Avenue Special Edition Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR Gets Saks Fifth Avenue Special Edition

While some are wondering what, exactly, the Cadillac ELR's competitive set might be, others are just wondering what colors they can get. For those wishing there were a "white... read more November 8, 2013 by 


 
Nissan BladeGlider Electric Sports Car Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan Reveals Electric Sports Car Concept, Plans To Build It: Video

Nissan has given an early overview of its exhibits at the Tokyo Motor Show, to be held later this month, and aside from a new GT-R NISMO performance flagship, the standout... read more November 7, 2013 by 


 
2014 Super Aguri Formula E electric race car

Super Aguri Returns As Formula E Team

Yet another former Formula One name has been linked with the Formula E Championship, the world’s first sanctioned motorsport event for electric cars. That name is Super... read more November 7, 2013 by 


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

Third Tesla Model S Fire: Still Not A Big Deal

A third Tesla Model S has caught fire, and while many pundits speculate as to the impact the news will have on Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] stock, the future of electric cars... read more November 7, 2013 by 


 
Drayson Racing  B12 69/EV electric Le Mans prototype

Chris Harris Drives The Drayson Racing Electric Le Mans Prototype: Video

From the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta to the Porsche 911 GT3, Chris Harris has driven some very impressive cars. Yet he didn't seem prepared for the Drayson Racing B12 69/EV. The... read more November 7, 2013 by 


 
 

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