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Nissan Leaf on track at Laguna Seca. Photo via MyNissanLeaf forum member nader.

Nissan Leaf Laps Laguna Seca: Video

A bevy of electric car owners took to California's famous Laguna Seca this past Sunday to wring out their rides at the 3rd annual ReFuel EV race. The yearly event is to allow engineers, designers and every-day owners of electric vehicles to test their vehicles' mettle on one of the most famous... read more

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BMW picks Bosch and Samsung JV as Project i battery supplier

BMW's foray into the world of hybrids is expected to begin at some point this year with the release of a hybrid variant of the 7-series flagship and eventually the X5 and X6... read more August 3, 2009 by

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Report: First BMW Project i car coming in 2012

In March of 2008 BMW first announced plans to establish a new research division called ‘Project i,’ whose task would be to develop a number of solutions for a... read more June 26, 2009 by

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BMW wants to develop its EV technology completely in-house

Since the release of BMW’s official strategy back in September 2007, media sources around the world have speculated about the carmaker looking to either launch its own... read more May 26, 2009 by

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Report: Fiat and BMW working on new small car family

Last year BMW and Fiat first started looking at cooperation over parts and platform sharing and possibly sales and distribution synergies, but with Fiat aligning itself with... read more March 16, 2009 by

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Huge demand delays Mini EV test leases in U.S.

In a sign that Americans may truly be ready to embrace electric vehicles, including living with any shortcomings and paying a significant price premium, demand for... read more February 9, 2009 by


BMW launching 50-car Mini-E test fleet in Berlin

Test markets for electric cars are popping up all around the globe as various carmakers and start-up projects work to lay the groundwork for more widespread adoption of the... read more November 26, 2008 by


'Project i' to spawn more vehicles beyond Mini-E

Built in six months from start to finish, the Mini-E project is a remarkable example of just what can be done when bright minds are given the leeway and resources to create a... read more November 23, 2008 by


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