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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 individuals. The new electric car is based on the MINI Cooper Coupe and was spotted testing in Germany recently by one of our spy... read more

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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 


 
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 


 
 

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