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2010 Audi e-tron Spyder Concept live photos

2010 Paris Auto Show: Audi e-tron Spyder Concept

Turns out yesterday’s quattro Concept wasn’t the only big surprise Audi had in store for this week’s 2010 Paris Auto Show. Today we were treated with yet another e-tron electric vehicle, the 2010 Audi e-tron Spyder--though this one is very different to the stuff we’ve seen... read more

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Teaser for Infiniti luxury EV due in 2013

Infiniti Releases Teaser For Luxury Electric Vehicle Due In 2013

Over the past decade Infiniti has been carefully forging a performance image for itself, developing cars with class leading powertrains and dynamics. With the company... read more September 24, 2010 by

2009 BMW Concept ActiveE

BMW Announces Markets For ActiveE Electric 1-Series Trials

The next stage of BMW’s electric vehicle rollout program is about to commence, with the automaker announcing today markets that will participate in the 1-Series ActiveE... read more September 23, 2010 by

2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell battery electric vehicle (Europe only)

Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell Electric Car: Another Daimler Experiment

This morning Daimler released complete details on its 2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell, a limited production electric conversion of its aging A-Class five-door small... read more September 15, 2010 by

2010 Nissan GT-R

Report: Next Nissan GT-R Will Be Pure Electric, Other Sporty EVs Planned

Nissan could be going all-electric with its flagship Nissan GT-R. Call it keeping up with the German Joneses or wild speculation, but a new report claims Nissan's Cheif... read more September 13, 2010 by

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jay Leno [via USA Today]

Jay Leno, Arnold Schwarzenegger, And A Porsche Steering Wheel

  Man With Steering Wheel: ...And this, of course, is the steering wheel. Jay Leno: Ordinarily, that's connected to the car, right? MWSW: Ach! You Americans. Such... read more August 18, 2010 by

Green BMW sports car based on Vision EfficientDynamics Concept rendering

Report: New Details On BMW ActiveHybrid Sports Coupe

Diesel. Hybrid. Green materials. Until just recently, none of these things would have added up to a sports car, let alone a supercar, but with the confirmation of the Porsche... read more August 2, 2010 by

Maria Sharapova

Video: Maria Sharapova Takes The Tesla Roadster For A Spin

Back in March, Tesla launched the Odyssey of Pioneers: a 22,000 mile, round-the-world tour of its all-electric Roadster, specially tricked out by Tesla's brand partner... read more July 29, 2010 by

Porsche 918 Spyder Concept

Porsche 918 Spyder Gets Official Production Greenlight

After re-drawing the landscape of what a hybrid performance car can be at this year's Geneva Motor Show, the Porsche 918 Spyder Concept was already under consideration for... read more July 28, 2010 by

2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 Chevrolet Volt Worth Its $41,000 Luxury Pricetag?

So the 2011 Chevy Volt might not sound like much of a performance or luxury car, but priced at $41,000 it's well into luxury-car territory. And if you think about it, the... read more July 27, 2010 by

2010 porsche boxster facelift 007

Porsche Researching Electric Sports Cars, Production 'Definite'

Porsche blew us away earlier this year with the 918 Spyder hybrid concept, followed up with the impressive 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car, and today confirmed it has built three... read more July 26, 2010 by

2010 Renault DeZir Concept

Nissan To Tap Renault For Sports, Luxury Electric Cars?

Nissan's LEAF electric vehicle still isn't in the hands of customers--and won't be for a while yet--but already talk of the next round of Nissan and Infiniti EVs is making... read more July 21, 2010 by

Nissan LEAF

Report: Nissan Considering LEAF-Based Electric Sports Car

As the upper echelon of the world's carmakers proceed merrily with plans for all-electric supercars, and the econo-car market begins to get crowded with announced EV entries... read more July 19, 2010 by

2011 Lexus LFA Nurburgring Package

Toyota Working On Electric Supercar?

This morning we brought you the first word of the joint Toyota/Tesla project to resurrect the RAV4 EV. We think there may even be a Lexus RX variant in the works, but rumors... read more July 16, 2010 by

Audi R8 e-tron at Le Mans

Audi R8 e-tron Wins Silvretta EV Rally

Audi's motorsports heritage is unquestionable--from rally to road racing, the four-ringed brand has proved its ability time and again. This time, Audi gets to add a new kind... read more July 14, 2010 by

2010 Lexus RX 450h

Report: Tesla Building Lexus RX and Toyota RAV4 Electric Prototypes For Japanese Giant

Ahh, 1997. Titanic was breaking records, Final Fantasy VII was released, and Toyota had just started building the original RAV4 EV. While Kate and Leo's love story may never... read more July 12, 2010 by


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