Electric Cars

Tesla Roadster

Tesla expands across the globe with seven new dealerships

Following news that the company has delivered its 500th all-electric Roadster model, Tesla has announced that it’s ready to expand its dealer network with seven new sales and service centers around the globe this summer. Prospective customers will now be able to test drive the company’s... read more

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BMW Munich headquarters

BMW wants to develop its EV technology completely in-house

Since the release of BMW’s official strategy back in September 2007, media sources around the world have speculated about the carmaker looking to either launch its own... read more May 26, 2009 by

2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota may cut back U.S. Prius allocation as demand in Japan soars

Buyers in the U.S. looking forward to purchasing the new 2010 Toyota Prius may have to wait longer than they initially bargained for, following strong demand for the latest... read more May 25, 2009 by

2008 Nissan Nuvu electric vehicle concept

Nissan’s first EV will be unmistakable on the roads

Nissan may be releasing a new all-electric vehicle next year, but the styling of the car has yet to be finalized, which makes speculation about its appearance rather... read more May 25, 2009 by

Chrysler Auburn Hills headquarters

Report: Fiat picks 3 directors for restructured Chrysler

Only yesterday it was announced that former Chairman of Borden Chemical and of Duracell International, Robert Kidder, would preside over a restructured Chrysler as its new... read more May 21, 2009 by

C. Robert Kidder to head Chrysler

C. Robert Kidder to head Chrysler after restructuring

Nearly three weeks into Chrysler's bankruptcy and the global strategic alliance between Fiat and Chrysler comes news today that C. Robert Kidder - not Sergio Marchionne -... read more May 20, 2009 by

2010 Toyota Prius

New Toyota Prius gets sporty Modellista restyle

Toyota’s third-generation Prius officially went on sale in Japan this week and to coincide with the launch the company also revealed several new styling packs under the... read more May 19, 2009 by

Better Place battery switch station at work

Better Place shows off its automated EV battery switching station

Shai Agassi's ambitious Better Place project has been rolling out plans for test-market EVs around the world for over a year now, and today the project took a huge leap... read more May 13, 2009 by

Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid

Fisker confirms third Karma variant and new low-cost model

Fisker Automotive is less than a year away from launching its new Karma plug-in hybrid luxury saloon, arguably one of the most stylish looking cars on the auto show circuit... read more May 13, 2009 by

2011 Ford Focus preview

Ford hopes to sell 5,000 to 10,000 Focus electric cars per year

Electric cars may be all the rage these days but making the technology cheap enough for mass-market will take some time. One of the leaders in this field is Ford, which is... read more May 11, 2009 by

Renault Kangoo be bop ZE

Renault unveils the Kangoo be bop ZE electric demonstrator

The Internet is awash with electric vehicle demonstration vehicles, but few have as much oddball spark as the new Kangoo be bop ZE. Based around the standard be bop, but with... read more May 6, 2009 by

heat2power thermal energy recovery system

French company claims 35% efficiency improvement with thermal energy recovery system

Despite decades of modern advancements, it’s common knowledge that internal combustion engines are far from efficient when it comes to transmitting the energy stored in... read more May 5, 2009 by

nissan zev prototype 002

More details on Nissan's compact electric car, due in U.S. by late 2010

Promises about electric vehicles are a dime a dozen, and so far no one - not even Tesla - has managed to deliver a real daily-driving production car in volume. That didn't... read more April 28, 2009 by

Chrysler Auburn Hills headquarters

Government preparing for possible Chrysler bankruptcy

As the April 30 deadline for Chrysler to restructure its business looms closer, the Treasury department has begun to prepare a bankruptcy filing for the struggling carmaker... read more April 24, 2009 by

Chrysler Auburn Hills headquarters

Chrysler creditors offer to swap debt for equity

Chrysler's race to turn its debts into equity took a major turn for the better today, with an offer from a group of banks and hedge funds that hold almost $7 billion in debt... read more April 22, 2009 by

2009 Alfa Romeo MiTo GTA

3 Chrysler plants under consideration for Fiat re-tooling

Negotiations between Chrysler and Fiat regarding an alliance have now turned to production capabilities, and an anonymous source has revealed that three Chrysler plants are... read more April 20, 2009 by


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