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2011 Audi Urban Spyder Concept

2011 Audi Urban Concept Goes Spyder

The car known simply as the Audi 'Urban Concept' is turning out to be one of the more vocal concepts of the upcoming 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. It was originally spied on the streets of Berlin. After the cat jumped out of the bag, Audi came clean with the official press release and renderings. And... read more

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Google's Electric Vehicle Fleet Infrastructure

Google Buys 30 Leafs, Volts, and 250 Charging Stations: Video

Google built its reputation as a small, simple search engine, but there's nothing small about the company's investment in electric vehicles. Google has just placed an order... read more June 10, 2011 by 


 
Volvo C30 Electric

Volvo C30 Electric Car Leases Start This Summer, In Europe

Volvo showed us its C30 Electric zero-emissions hatchback at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show back in January, which included a crashed example with the car's expensive battery... read more June 8, 2011 by 


 
A sample of Cambridge crude liquid battery material

MIT Researchers Working On Liquid-State Batteries That Can Be ‘Refueled’

One of the biggest hurdles towards the mainstream acceptance of electric cars is the lengthy period of time, usually around six to eight hours, that it takes to top up their... read more June 7, 2011 by 


 
Protoscar Lampo3 electric prototype

Protoscar Lampo3 Electric Car Packs Three Motors, 560 horsepower

In 2009 Swiss engineering and design firm Protoscar unveiled its first Lampo electric sports car prototype, and just one year later the firm unveiled the follow up to the... read more May 23, 2011 by 


 
Formulec EF01 electric race car

Formulec EF01 Electric Race Car Does 0-60 In Three Seconds, Starts Racing In 2012

Meet the Formulec EF01, a truly awesome single-seater electric race car which combines speed and efficiency with sustainability and respect for the environment. Designed and... read more May 16, 2011 by 


 
Audi e-tron Neckarsulm Development Center

Inside Look At Audi R8 e-tron Development Center

Late last year we first told you about a new development and testing center established by Audi exclusively for its electric drive systems near its headquarters in... read more May 12, 2011 by 


 
Tesla Roadster 2.5

Tesla Taking Electric Roadster Across The Country In Drive Change Tour

Still unsure if the $100,000-plus Tesla Roadster is for you? Well, Tesla is hoping to change all that with its latest promotional effort, the Drive Change Electric Roadster... read more May 10, 2011 by 


 
Brammo Engage SMS prototype electric motorcycle

Brammo Announces New IET Transmission For Electric Motorcycles: Video

Electric vehicles, of both the two- and four-wheeled variety, commonly use a single gear ratio, thanks to the instant-on torque band of electric motors. Sometimes that's not... read more May 4, 2011 by 


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots

Electric Mercedes-Benz S-Class Possible: Report

Mercedes-Benz already has a number of electric prototypes out and about including the Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, which is already available for lease and soon sale, as well... read more May 3, 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 


 
2011 Audi A3 Sedan e-tron Concept

Audi A3 Sedan e-tron Concept: 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

Audi has already given us a preview of its next-generation 2013 A3, as well as a future electrified e-tron variant using the shell of the current model. Now the automaker has... read more April 19, 2011 by 


 
BMW ActiveE

BMW ActiveE Leases Start This Fall At $499/Mo. With $2,250 Down

If you're looking to jump on the latest advanced powertrain bandwagon, it won't be all that expensive: the BMW ActiveE is going on lease this fall for $499 per month on a 24... read more April 18, 2011 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell

Mercedes-Benz Partners With Bosch For Full Scale Production Of Electric Drivetrains In 2012

The parent company of Mercedes-Benz, Daimler, has signed a deal with automotive parts supplier Bosch to expand their long-standing partnership and cooperate in the... read more April 13, 2011 by 


 
Frank Weber

BMW Confirms Appointment Of Key Chevrolet Volt Engineer Frank Weber

BMW has confirmed it’s poached GM’s former head of product planning, Frank Weber, to fill the role of head of vehicle architecture and integration at the luxury... read more April 12, 2011 by 


 
2011 Kia Naimo Concept

Kia Naimo Electric Car Concept: 2011 Seoul Motor Show

Making its world premiere at the 2011 Seoul Motor Show today is the all-new Kia Naimo, an electric crossover concept penned by the automaker’s design team in South... read more March 30, 2011 by 


 
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