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BMW Joins Forces With Carbon Fiber Manufacturer For Megacity Vehicle

BMW's Megacity Vehicle, which will be launched under a sub-brand during the first half of the next decade, will employ a vast array of lightweight composite materials to enable its super-low emissions goals. To that end, BMW today announced a joint venture with carbon fiber and composites experts... read more

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2009 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

2009 Los Angeles Auto Show To Host 30 Debuts

With the industry clawing its way back out of the pit of 2009, the Los Angeles Auto Show provides an early look at the cars that will hit the streets in 2010--cars the... read more September 29, 2009 by

2009 Fisker Karma

Fisker Gets $528 Million From DOE For U.S. Production

Fisker's Karma plug-in hybrid electric sports sedan recently made its public driving debut on the curves and hills of Laguna Seca, and now the company has secured over half a... read more September 22, 2009 by

Rolls Royce Phantom

Electric Rolls-Royce Phantom Rumors Revived at Goodwood Revival

Silently cruising in a seemingly impregnable fortress of fine leather, sensuous wood and hand-built steel and glass is the ultimate goal of the hyper-luxury carmakers like... read more September 22, 2009 by

Ford Focus BEV for The Jay Leno Show's Green Car Challenge

Video: Jay Leno Show Ford Focus BEV Hot Hatch

Jay Leno is back on TV, hosting his own eponymous show, and one of the highlights is a Top Gear-like Green Car Challenge that pits the driving talents of Hollywood stars... read more September 18, 2009 by

2009 Tesla Roadster         Photo Credit: Rex Roy

Tesla Delivers 700th Roadster, Secures Another $82.5 Million

The little car company that could just keeps on chugging. Yesterday at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Tesla delivered its 700th Roadster and announced it has secured another $82.5... read more September 16, 2009 by

Porsche 911 Sport Classic

Porsche Announces Research Into Electric Sports Car

The goings-on at Porsche and Volkswagen of late have been mostly dark and dreary--corporate takeovers, government investigations, the death of the Panamera and Cayenne--but... read more September 15, 2009 by

2009 BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept Live At Frankfurt

We've all seen the photos and videos of BMW's Vision EfficientDynamics concept for a few weeks now, but even that level of familiarity isn't enough to dull the impact of the... read more September 15, 2009 by

2011 Audi R8 Spyder

Gallery: Audi R8 e-Tron And Spyder Live From Frankfurt

Audi's pair of R8s for the Frankfurt Auto Show take the familiar platform in two very different directions. The 2009 e-Tron Concept, despite its massive 3,309 pound-feet of... read more September 15, 2009 by

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Electric Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coming In 2013

Electricity is held by many in the industry to be the true way of the future, but so far only a tiny handful of companies have made serious attempts at a highway-capable... read more September 15, 2009 by

Fisker Karma at Laguna Seca

Fisker Karma Scores 67 mpg SAE Rating

It hit the track and drove in public for the first time just last month at Laguna Seca during the Pebble Beach Concours, and now Fisker Automotive has released the first fuel... read more September 8, 2009 by

Audi USA CEO Johan de Nysschen

Audi USA President Explains Chevy Volt 'Idiots' Comment

It's a pretty rare thing to hear the president of a major corporation speak their mind in public. But Audi of America's Johan de Nysschen did just that recently, and got... read more September 4, 2009 by

2009 Audi R8 ePerformance preview

Audi Launches Mysterious Electricity Untamed Teaser Site, Viral Videos

Audi has just launched a new site with a mysterious series of viral videos and enigmatic aphorisms, which it calls "Electricity Untamed." The site, while unknown in purpose... read more September 2, 2009 by

BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

Video: BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

BMW's radical three-cylinder diesel plug-in hybrid Vision EfficientDynamics Concept was revealed ahead of its Frankfurt debut earlier this week, but today the extreme... read more September 2, 2009 by

Tesla Model S Sedan

Tesla Releases New On-Road Shots of 2012 Model S

Earlier this summer Tesla unveiled its drivable prototype Model S sedan at Elon Musk's SpaceX headquarters, and opened the reservation books for the car - even though they... read more August 20, 2009 by

Fisker Karma at Laguna Seca

Fisker Karma Plug-in Hybrid Makes Public Driving Debut At Laguna Seca

Fisker Automotive's long awaited plug-in hybrid Karma sedan had previously only ever been seen in its complete production-ready form in photographs and at car shows, but for... read more August 17, 2009 by


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