Electric Cars

2011 Ford Transit Connect Electric

2010 Chicago Auto Show: 2011 Ford Transit Connect Electric, Taxi Live Photos

The 2011 Ford Transit Connect Electric and alt-fuel Taxi made their appearance at today's 2010 Chicago Auto Show, and we have the latest live photos from the floor. While they look just like the Transit Connect on sale at dealers now, they sport new powertrains that are set to green up commercial... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Volt pre-production prototype, January 2010

Audi USA Boss De Nysschen Vindicated: Electricity IS for Idiots!

Audi USA president Johan De Nysschen gained infamy late last year for remarking that the plug-in electric hybrid 2011 Chevrolet Volt is a "car for idiots." Vindication of his... read more January 24, 2010 by

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

High-Performance EVs: What's Coming, What's Not And What To Expect

The Tesla Roadster has been on the market--in very limited volumes--for about two years now, and so far it has had the high-performance EV market almost all to itself. That's... read more January 20, 2010 by

2009 BMW Concept ActiveE

BMW Planning Targeted U.S. Lease Program For ActiveE

BMW's forays into the electric car world are well-known, particularly the MINI E, which is currently being leased to select private citizens in key U.S. markets. The next BMW... read more January 18, 2010 by

Audi e-tron Concept for 2010 Detroit Auto Show

Report: Audi's Latest E-Tron Confirmed As R4 Preview

We first brought you word that the e-tron would go to production, possibly as the R4, last October. Then in December Audi said production would be limited to about 1,000... read more January 13, 2010 by

Audi e-tron Concept

2010 Detroit Auto Show: Audi Unveils New E-Tron Concept, Live Gallery

Audi's e-tron electric supercar concept has already been through two iterations--or, rather, one. With two different-colored R8-styled show cars, Audi hit the Frankfurt and... read more January 11, 2010 by

Fiat 500 Abarth

Elecric Fiat 500 To Join New Midsize Chrysler At Detroit Auto Show?

Revealing two new cars and then not saying a word about them--that's going to be Chryslers approach to the 2010 Detroit Auto Show. Or at least that's what the word on the... read more December 22, 2009 by

Johan de Nysschen

Audi U.S. CEO De Nysschen: U.S. Government 'In Love' With EVs

Audi of America's CEO Johan de Nysschen is not known for mincing words, infamously calling the 2011 Chevrolet Volt "a car for idiots" just a few months ago. It seems the... read more December 14, 2009 by

Tesla Roadster road-trip map from Los Angeles to Detroit, Dec 2009-Jan 2010

Tesla Roadster To Take On Winter, 'Range Anxiety' With 2,700-mile Road Trip

The 2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is fast approaching, and Tesla has decided to make half of spectacle of the show just getting there. Enlisting 16... read more December 11, 2009 by

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

Sneer at Ferrari Owners, Win a 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport Drive!

Spend an hour or two behind the wheel of a Tesla Roadster, and you may walk away thinking that pistons, gasoline engines, clutches, gearboxes, and the many other mechanical... read more December 10, 2009 by

eRuf Stormster

Siemens Presents eRuf Stormster Electric Porsche Cayenne

With the exception of the Tesla Roadster, most electric cars seem to be cute, cuddly little hatchbacks. But the eRuf Stormster from Siemens is decidedly not. Based on the... read more December 9, 2009 by

2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI V-10 Los Angeles 2009

Gallery: 2011 Audi R8 Spyder and e-Tron Live From Los Angeles

Audi's R8 Spyder and the e-Tron concept car both debuted at Frankfurt in September, but that's no reason to pass up another chance to see them live, especially when they're... read more December 4, 2009 by

2012 Tesla Model S prototype

Tesla To Build Model S Sedan Plant In Downey, California

Regardless of what Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger may or may not have said between the lines to California assemblyman Tom Ammiano, his message is clear when it comes to... read more November 24, 2009 by

Tesla Model S Sedan

Report: Tesla Motors Preparing To Go Public

Tesla Motors has already seen the benefits of government assistance, securing $465 million in low-interest loans through the help of the U.S. Department of Energy, but now it... read more November 20, 2009 by

Tesla Roadster as used by videogame designers

Microsoft Taps Tesla Roadster For Video Game Tire Screeches

Ever wondered how video game makers get such realistic sounds into their systems? Well, wonder no longer, as Tesla has revealed how Microsoft Game Studios went about... read more November 19, 2009 by

2009 Fisker Karma

Santa Monica Fisker Dealer Opening A Hit

Fisker's Karma plug-in hybrid has already won flocks of followers thanks to its stunning looks and powerful stat sheet, so it should be no surprise that the opening of the... read more November 6, 2009 by


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