Electric Cars

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 of this year. We say production version as we’ve already seen a number of Model S sedans in the past, though all of... read more

June 5, 2011 by
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Tesla Winding Down The Roadster, Introducing Model X Crossover Concept

Well, after years of giving electric car hopes and dreams, the Tesla Roadster is winding down toward an end. According to paperwork filed with the SEC, Tesla plans to stop... read more May 27, 2011 by

Porsche Boxster E electric prototype

Porsche Reaffirms Performance Electric Car Promise

Porsche may not be the first name you think of when you think electric cars--Tesla, Nissan, Chevrolet, even Smart are more likely--but that may change, especially if you're... read more May 23, 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

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC electric race car shakedown testing

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Electric Race Car Hits The Track: Video

The Nissan Leaf Nismo RC electric race car is an intriguing look at the (very likely) inevitable future of motorsports, and the day we're all talking in volts, amps, and... read more May 17, 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-gas project

Audi Becoming Energy Producer With New e-gas Technology

One of the greatest arguments against electric cars is not their limited range, low top speeds or long charge times, but the fact that their electrical power is usually... read more May 15, 2011 by

Delta Motorsport E-4 Electric Coupe

Move Over Tesla, Delta Motorsport Launches 150 MPH E-4 Electric Coupe

Over in the UK, a relatively new company by the name of Delta Motorsport and based at the famous Silverstone race circuit, has designed and built from the ground up a sporty... read more May 13, 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

Peugeot EX1 EV concept

Peugeot EX1 Sets Electric Car Nurburgring Record At 9:01.338: Video

We've long lamented the fact that Peugeot's exotic-looking, relatively high-performance EX1 Concept electric car won't be seeing production. The latest feat, a 9-minute... 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

BMW ActiveE

BMW USA CEO O'Donnell Apologizes For EV Remarks, But Was He Wrong?

Electric cars are a unique slice of the automotive world. At once futuristic and yet the technology of today, wrapped in the politics of environmental consciousness and... read more April 29, 2011 by

Luxgen Neora Concept

Luxgen Neora Concept Shows Futuristic Tech

Electric cars are creeping more and more into not just our collective awareness, but our driveways and garages. But even so, there's a whole generation of technology and... read more April 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

2012 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Concept, New York Auto Show, April 2011

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Concept: 2011 New York Auto Show Live Photos

Easily one of the strangest concepts on show at this week’s 2011 New York Auto Show, Nissan’s Leaf Nismo RC was made even stranger by being presented bathed in... read more April 20, 2011 by


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