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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 provide our city transportation of the future. General Motors has jumped on the bandwagon too. GM showed the cleverly named... read more

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Rolls-Royce 102EX electric prototype undergoing hot weather testing at MIRA1 facility

Rolls-Royce 102EX Electric Phantom Undergoes Hot Weather Testing

Current Rolls-Royce customers may not be warming to the idea of an electric sedan but that hasn’t stopped engineers at the luxury British marque from continuing work on... read more June 29, 2011 by


 
Kurt Busch wins the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway. Photo by Flickr user Ross Harmes

NASCAR Weekend At Infineon A Little Greener With Solar Power

It might seem ironic that on the weekend the NASCAR Cup series visited Infineon Raceway in Northern California, the circuit chose to announce the completion of its large... read more June 28, 2011 by


 
e-Wolf Alpha 1 SRF

e-Wolf Presents Alpha 1 SRF Electric Track Car: Video

Remember e-Wolf? A few years back the German firm released a couple of preview images teasing a new electric supercar that’s still in development. Well, e-Wolf has been... read more June 28, 2011 by


 
2012 Jaguar XF 2.2 Diesel

Jaguar XF 2.2 Diesel Covers 816 Miles On One Tank: Forbidden Fruit

Before you get all excited about this report, note that there are no plans to bring the highly-efficient Jaguar XF 2.2 Diesel to the U.S., at least in this generation of the... read more June 28, 2011 by


 
First Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle delivery, Newport Beach, Dec 2010

Mercedes-Benz Bringing Mass-Produced Fuel Cell Cars To Market By 2014

While the interest in hydrogen powered fuel cell vehicles has waned lately, due mostly to media’s attention centering on the latest generation of battery powered... read more June 22, 2011 by


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Renault-Nissan Opens Tech Research Office In Silicon Valley

Renault might not sell any cars in the United States but that won't stop them moving into town. With partner Nissan the international group has opened a research and... read more June 14, 2011 by


 
2010 Audi e-tron Spyder Concept live photos

Audi Shows Diesel-Electric Plug-In Hybrid Concept At Le Mans Vers Le Futur

Audi showcased its e-tron Spyder concept the day before winning this year's 79th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The diesel-electric plug-in hybrid roadster was first... read more June 12, 2011 by


 
Hope Racing LMP1 Hybrid race car

Hope Racing Bringing Flywheel-Based Hybrid To 24 Hours Of Le Mans

One of the most exciting races of the year will be taking place this weekend, the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Circuit de la Sarthe near the French town of Le Mans... read more June 10, 2011 by


 
MINI Rocketman Concept

BMW Boss Envisages 10 Model Lineup For MINI

MINI recently announced an $800 million investment deal for its plant in Oxford, UK to prepare for production of its third-generation Cooper model. The new model, spy shots... read more June 10, 2011 by


 
2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Live Shots

2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Hybrid Luxury Sedan Priced From $30,820

We’ve known about the 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist mild-hybrid luxury sedan since late 2010 but GM only released the all-important pricing details for the car this week... read more June 9, 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


 
A slide from the 2011 Merit Review presentation

Chrysler Working On Diesel Injection System For Gasoline Engines

Over the past couple of years we’ve been reporting about a new engine concept where a small amount of ethanol is injected directly into a cylinder chamber before... read more June 6, 2011 by


 
Tesla Model S Alpha build

Tesla Model S ‘Alpha’ Build Mega-Gallery

The Tesla Model S electric sedan is on track for a market debut in the middle of next year, although the production version of the car is scheduled to be revealed at the end... read more June 5, 2011 by


 
Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Concept

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC To Tear Up The Track At 24 Hours Of Le Mans

Nissan has announced that its Leaf Nismo RC Concept electric race car concept from the recent 2011 New York Auto Show will be making a demonstration run at the Le Mans Vers... read more June 3, 2011 by


 
 

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