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The Dutch-built electric Superbus in the snow.

Electric Superbus Gets Winter Shakedown Testing: Video

If you’re going to dream, you may as well dream big. Dutch engineer Wubbo Ockels, who holds the distinction of being the first Dutch citizen to travel into orbit aboard the space shuttle, wanted to rethink high-speed public transportation. Rather than flying or taking a train from point A to... read more

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Solar Panels by Flickr user Chandra Marsono

Solar Tech Could Be Improved Thanks To 13-Year Old Student

Solar panel technology has, thus far, not been of much use for automobiles. You may be able to specify a small solar panel on the 2011 Nissan Leaf or 2012 Toyota Prius, but... read more August 19, 2011 by 


 
Thorium could be used as car fuel

Thorium Powered Cars: A Million Miles Without Refuelling

It reads more like a 1950s space race vision of the future than a pragmatic 21st Century theory, but we could now be a step closer to driving a nuclear-powered car. In light... read more August 17, 2011 by 


 
Nissan Carwings App for Android OS

2011 Nissan Leaf Electric Car Finally Gets Android App

2011 Nissan Leaf owners are right on the cutting edge of car technology, but so far only Apple iPhone users have been able to enjoy the full experience of controlling the... read more August 1, 2011 by 


 
2010 GM EN-V Concept

General Motors Picks U.K. For EN-V City Car Euro Manufacture

Small cars are becoming big business. The smart fortwo, Scion iQ, Gordon Murray's upcoming T.25, the Renault Twizy... more and more carmakers are developing tiny vehicles to... read more July 11, 2011 by 


 
NAO Ecco electric camper van

What's That Ecco? High Tech, Green, Electric Camper Van

Going straight onto All Car Tech's list of things we want is a new electric camper van by design collective NAU, known as Ecco. Describing it as a camper van almost doesn't... read more July 8, 2011 by 


 
Solar Panels by Flickr user Chandra Marsono

Solar Windows For Buildings: Will Cars Get The Tech Next?

A Californian start-up has just received an award of $100,000 as part of the "GE ecomagination Challenge" for an energy-saving idea that could change the way that buildings... read more June 27, 2011 by 


 
Google and DOE map of alternative fuel locations

Need To Charge Your Electric Car? There's A Google Map For That

Despite the best efforts of some in the auto industry to keep electric cars off the roads, they're back. Given the current state of technology, the EV's revenge will likely... read more April 25, 2011 by 


 
BMW EVolve app

New 'EVolve' App From BMW Decides Whether You're Ready For An EV

Electric vehicles and other alt-fuel rides are big news these days. Tech fans and green enthusiasts can't wait to get their hands on 'em, while others think that hybrids and... read more April 19, 2011 by 


 
Fabio shills for Plug-In America

Video: OMG Fabio Is Alive And He's Hawking Electric Cars

The life of a model/actor is hard. "Oh, right", you say, "lying on a sofa and staring vacantly into a bank of cameras is way tougher than military service or manual labor or... read more December 1, 2010 by 


 
2012 Honda Fit EV electric car concept, launched at 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

Honda Shows Off Fit EV Concept And Plug-in Hybrid Platform In LA

Honda has been slow to the game when it comes to plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles but today at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show the automaker proved that it was not... read more November 17, 2010 by 


 
2009 Audi R8 e-tron Concept

Audi Opens New Development Center For Hybrid And Electric Vehicles

The era of mainstream electric vehicles is nearly upon us. Next month first deliveries of the Nissan Leaf will officially start and soon after the Chevrolet Volt... read more November 10, 2010 by 


 
U.S.-spec Mitsubishi i-MiEV

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview: U.S.-spec Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Mitsubishi was one of the first major automakers to announce plans for a mass produced electric vehicle and even had a working prototype out testing back in 2008 in the form... read more November 8, 2010 by 


 
Tesla IPO presentation via Retail Roadshow

Elon Musk Details Tesla Model X Electric SUV Plans

We got our first hints that Tesla was already planning several new models after its Model S electric sedan following the release of some official slides in the... read more November 4, 2010 by 


 
2004 Audi RSQ Concept

Audi Developing Sound Generators For Future Electric Vehicles

Although the relative silence of electric vehicles would make them the number one choice of TV gangsters for drive-by shootings, the rest of the world will almost certainly... read more November 2, 2010 by 


 
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