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Ferrari 458 Blown Away by Rimac's Quiet EV
Ferrari 458 Blown Away by Rimac's Quiet EV

3 Apr 2013, 08:55 UTC / Croatia's Rimac is busy getting its Concept_One EV supercar showcased in the Middle East. They're obviously hoping to attract some very rich costumers for their highly expensive vehicles. ...

 
Detroit Electric Returns After 74 Years, Teases New Sportscar
Detroit Electric Returns After 74 Years, Teases New Sportscar

19 Mar 2013, 16:43 UTC / Detroit who? Never heard about Detroit Electric? No need to worry or feel ashamed about it. This company went belly up in 1939, after 32 years in the electric car business. They sold vehicles to ...

 
Obama Calls For $2 Billion Green Energy Fund
Obama Calls For $2 Billion Green Energy Fund

16 Mar 2013, 11:38 UTC / US President Barack Obama asks Congress to consider using $2 billion out of federal drilling revenues for clean energy research. During a visit to Argonne National Laboratory, Obama will call for...

 
Sea Snail Could Help Develop Better Car Batteries
Sea Snail Could Help Develop Better Car Batteries

14 Mar 2013, 14:23 UTC / Did you know that snails have teeth? You did? Well, good for you. We didn't and we hope you won't chew our ears of over it. Now get this, some slimey sea snail's teeth could help impr...

 
Oregon Next in Line for Electric Car Tax
Oregon Next in Line for Electric Car Tax

4 Mar 2013, 11:09 UTC / After Texas state lawmakers decided they had enough of their local electric cars "tearing up the roads" for free, now it's time for Oregon representatives to worry about EV-related in...

 
Volar-E 800 HP Electric Supercar Teased
Volar-E 800 HP Electric Supercar Teased

26 Feb 2013, 14:57 UTC / The number of electric supercar concepts seems to be constantly growing lately, but only a few of them get to eventually see some road or track action. Fortunately, the promising 2013 Volar-E is ...

 
Silex Power Unveils Overly Ambitious Electric Luxury Sedan Concept
Silex Power Unveils Overly Ambitious Electric Luxury Sedan Concept

15 Feb 2013, 13:38 UTC / When it comes to electric car concepts, the ideas don't always come from established automakers, but from companies outside the automotive industry as well. While most of them don't get...

 
Former Volvo Boss Makes Gloomy Forecast on Electric Cars
Former Volvo Boss Makes Gloomy Forecast on Electric Cars

6 Feb 2013, 16:50 UTC / Electric vehicles will not become mainstream sellers within the next 15 years, according to former Volvo boss Stefan Jacoby, who points out that hybrid powertrains are the only sustainable solutions...

 
Electric Car Report Censored by the French Government
Electric Car Report Censored by the French Government

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / The 129 page report produced by Jean Syrota, a former French energy industry regulator, on electric cars has not been yet officially unveiled to the public. The cost of all electric cars could doubl...

 
The Future Begins Today: Car-Powered Households
The Future Begins Today: Car-Powered Households

16 Jun 2012, 12:27 UTC / It's no surprise that hybrids and electric cars are slowly taking control of the automotive industry, although enthusiasts struggle to keep them away and continue to enjoy the fresh breeze of.....

 
2012 Pump Rebels Calendar Released: Sexy Girls, Electric Cars
2012 Pump Rebels Calendar Released: Sexy Girls, Electric Cars

28 Nov 2011, 13:14 UTC / Under the slogan “Fuel Efficiency Never Looked so Good”, the 2012 Pump Rebels Calendar has been released, featuring the most important fuel sippers and electric vehicles of the moment ne...

 
Auto Suppliers Racing to Meet New Fuel-Economy Standards
Auto Suppliers Racing to Meet New Fuel-Economy Standards

22 Aug 2011, 11:16 UTC / As the new fuel regulations that require a double average fuel efficiency by 2025 were introduced, industry suppliers are speeding to win contracts for the next generation of vehicle parts. The heat...

 
Ferrari CEO Doesn’t Believe in the Future of Electric Cars
Ferrari CEO Doesn’t Believe in the Future of Electric Cars

17 Aug 2011, 09:59 UTC / Nowadays, the race towards a cleaner environment and more eco-friendly cars seems to gather all the car manufacturers in a F1-like championship for developing more economic and less pollutant vehicl...

 
151,000 Fuel-efficiency Jobs Now Exist in the US Due to New Regulations
151,000 Fuel-efficiency Jobs Now Exist in the US Due to New Regulations

10 Aug 2011, 09:29 UTC / The race toward fuel-efficiency proves to be a driving factor for manufacturers. There are at least 151,000 auto industry jobs which have been created in the United States which are focused on devel...

 
Nissan Rated Top Gear’s EV Leaf Presentation As Misleading
Nissan Rated Top Gear’s EV Leaf Presentation As Misleading

3 Aug 2011, 15:18 UTC / The Japanese car manufacturer seem to have had a slight misunderstanding with the production team of Top Gear. The TV show has been accused by Nissan of misleading its viewers after presenting the ...

 
UK Opens World’s First EV Charging Motorway Network
UK Opens World’s First EV Charging Motorway Network

29 Jul 2011, 13:08 UTC / It seems that that EV drivers in UK now have the opportunity to take their eco-friendly cars up for a longer spin. Making this possible is the green energy firm Ecotricity, which has launched the wo...

 
Renault Samsung Turns Away From Japanese Parts Supplier
Renault Samsung Turns Away From Japanese Parts Supplier

20 Jul 2011, 09:33 UTC / The South Korean division of  the French manufacturer Renault SA plans to rely more on local firms for acquiring automotive components after its Japanese suppliers were hit by the March 11 quak...

 
Londoners Bought the Most Eco-friendly Cars in the UK
Londoners Bought the Most Eco-friendly Cars in the UK

19 Jul 2011, 11:27 UTC / Londoners come 1st when it comes to buying eco-friendly cars in the U.K., a fact was revealed by Ecovelocity, the organizers of the “Dynamic Festival of Green Motoring” planned for Septe...

 
Tata Indica Vista EV Ready for UK While India Lacks EV Infrastructure
Tata Indica Vista EV Ready for UK While India Lacks EV Infrastructure

15 Jul 2011, 16:13 UTC / Tata Motors, among other Indian car manufacturers, are finding support in DuPont India in development of electric cars. Their goal is to make environment friendly, lightweight cars that also help re...

 
First EV Highway in U.S. to Be Built in Washington
First EV Highway in U.S. to Be Built in Washington

14 Jul 2011, 07:44 UTC / The times when electric cars struggled to catch up to consumer needs such as autonomy have faded away recently, thanks to the breakthroughs achieved in matter of energy cells. The wheel turned and n...