Electric Cars

Nissan ESFLOW Concept

2011 Nissan ESFLOW Concept Live Photos

The Nissan ESFLOW electric sports car concept isn’t scheduled to be unveiled until the 2011 Geneva Motor Show in just a couple of weeks but we have live images of the car, which were taken at a special media presentation held earlier today in Frankfurt, Germany. Most of its specs are already... read more

February 17, 2011 by
Tesla IPO presentation via Retail Roadshow

Tesla Model S Crossover Coming To 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show?

We've known since 2009 that Tesla has plans for a crossover and a minivan based on the Model S platform, but now it looks like the crossover, dubbed the Model X, may soon... read more February 3, 2011 by

BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Concept

Report: BMW Working On New Electric Car For China Based On 5-Series

BMW is set to launch a hybrid version of its 5-Series sedan, the production version of the ActiveHybrid 5 concept, later this year, but according to a new report the... read more January 22, 2011 by

2010 Venturi America electric car concept. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Venturi Establishes U.S. Operations, Unveils America EV Concept

We first heard about Monaco’s Venturi Automobiles back in the early days of 2006, back when the company was first touting the benefits of zero-emission electric... read more January 16, 2011 by

2012 Tesla Model S body-in-white

2011 Detroit Auto Show: 2013 Tesla Model S ‘Body-In-White’ Live Photos

The last we heard of Tesla’s upcoming Model S all-electric sedan was that the car was in an ‘Alpha’ build stage, where akin to the software industry the... read more January 10, 2011 by

Crashed Volvo 30 Electric Car

Crashed Volvo C30 Electric Car On Display At 2011 Detroit Auto Show

Volvo has some ambitious plans for the future. In addition to the market launch of a plug-in hybrid in 2012, work is currently under way on evaluating the viability of an... read more January 9, 2011 by

2010 Volkswagen Taxi Concept

Report: Volkswagen Considering Production Of Electric Up Taxi Concept

Over the past 12 months or so Volkswagen has unveiled three all-electric taxi concept vehicles based around its Up small car platform. These included the previous Berlin and... read more December 15, 2010 by

2011 Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept, Unveiled at 2010 Beijing Motor Show

Report: Chevrolet Planning Volt-Based ‘Amp’ For 2011 Detroit Auto Show

Since the very beginning of GM’s reinvention of the electric car, we’ve known that the automaker would eventually launch a whole range of vehicles based around... read more December 14, 2010 by

Tesla Roadster art car by Laurence Gartel

Tesla Follows BMW’s Lead And Rolls Out Roadster Art Car

If you were thinking this psychedelic paint scheme on this Tesla Roadster looks familiar then you would be thinking straight as the design is very similar to the one on... read more December 6, 2010 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

Audi solar powered EV charging station

Audi Demonstrates Solar Powered Charging Stations For EVs

Electric vehicle backers love to tout the fact that the so-called green vehicles don’t produce any emissions and don’t rely on dirty fossil fuels dug up out of... read more November 30, 2010 by

Ron Howard

Ron Howard: If Electric Cars Can't Be Gay, The Terrorists Have Won

If you keep up with Hollywood and/or the car scene, chances are pretty good that you're aware of the whole "Electric cars are gay" conflamma surrounding Ron Howard's new... read more November 2, 2010 by

2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

Batteries, 8-Track Tapes, and the 2011 Nissan Leaf

I have a younger sibling who doesn't know a world without the Internet. Isn't that unbelievable? Technology is accelerating at such a blinding rate these days that ten years... read more October 28, 2010 by

2010 Paris Auto Show: Volvo C30 DRIVe Electric

Volvo Starts Development Of Fuel Cell Range-Extended Electric Vehicles

Volvo has some ambitious plans for the future. In addition to the market launch of a plug-in hybrid in 2012, work is currently under way on evaluating the viability of an... read more October 27, 2010 by

2010 Paris Auto Show: Volvo C30 DRIVe Electric

2010 Paris Auto Show: Volvo DRIVe Electric Headed To Test Fleets

New Volvo Cars president and CEO Stefan Jacoby made his first official appearance in the position at the Paris Motor Show, introducing the new V60 sport wagon, along with... read more September 30, 2010 by

2010 Lotus City Car Concept

2010 Paris Auto Show: Lotus City Car Concept

With the handful of new production intent concept cars Lotus is showing off at the 2010 Paris Auto Show this week, it’s evident the automaker, typically focused with... read more September 30, 2010 by


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