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Yahama’s Electric Bike Concepts – Made buzz in Tokyo Motor Show

Electric made a buzz in the 43rd Tokyo motor show, and one of the most notable was Yamaha’s electric bike concepts. They unveiled three futuristic and cool looking bikes, and each were design uniquely – a roadster, a dirt bike and of cour...

Offroading in an EV?

Rugged Off Road Electric Vehicles A not so recent post over at Restyling Mag discussed the potential for EVs (electric vehicles) to enter and, hopefully, someday rule the off-road roost now dominated by gas hogs such as Jeep and Land Rover. I’...
by Auto-trim.org on Dec 24, 2013

Mahindra Reva won CII Design Excellence award

Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd a part of Mahindra & Mahindra Group, was conferred the CII Design Excellence award in the 4-Wheeler Mobility Design Category for the Mahindra e2o. As part of its ongoing pursuit to establish design as a to...
by Bharath Autos on Dec 2, 2013

Study Shows Nissan Leaf Drivers Cover Less Electric Miles Than Chevy Volt Owners

The Nissan Leaf is an all-electric car that in the US, offers a claimed 76 miles or 121 km of autonomy, whereas the range-extender Chevrolet Volt promises only 38 miles or 61 km before the petrol engine kicks in to recharge the batteries. However, w...

Japanese Team Drives Kei EV Van for 807 Miles on One Charge Setting World Record

While cramming many batteries into the back of a regular vehicle and turning it into a long-range electric vehicle seems like a straightforward enough thing to do, we have no doubt that many try it, but we only end up hearing about a small percentage...
by All Cars Toyota on Nov 28, 2013

Mahindra Reva electric vehicles now offering EV charging service at Bengaluru International Airport

Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd a part of Mahindra & Mahindra Group, today announced that it has partnered with Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) to set up an electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure at the Airport. Wit...
by Bharath Autos on Nov 25, 2013

Volvo, Van Hool test Wireless Charging Technology

In its quest to develop new ways to charge electric cars, Volvo completed a successful study on wirelessly power its C30 model through inductive charging. The study showed that the Volvo C30 electric prototype can be recharged in under 3 hours. The p...
by Green Entrepreneurship on Nov 17, 2013

Consumer Reports Goes Wild with Praise and Drifty Joy Over the Tesla Model S

The Consumer Reports test team is not easily impressed, and most of their opinions on cars are a balanced mix of pros and cons - one of the reasons why their reviews are so well-regarded. However, now that they’ve put their hands on their own all-e...
by news racings sports on May 10, 2013

Toyota is the greenest car manufacturer

According to a BusinessCar magazine study, Toyota is the greenest car manufacturer for the fifth time in six years. The magazine analysed the environmental performance of the UK’s top 20 … Continue Reading →...
by Toyota Car Reviews on May 8, 2013

Toyota City eco-friendly urban transport system grows

Toyota’s advanced and eco-friendly urban transport system has taken a step forward, it has been optimised with new autonomous intelligent charging stations for electric vehicles in Toyota City in Japan. … Continue Reading →...
by Toyota Car Reviews on May 8, 2013

Renault has teased us with an image of new high-performance EV concept

Renault has teased us with an image of new high-performance EV concept which is due to be unveiled at their Valladolid plant on April 25th. Renault-Nissan alliance is at the forefront of EV technology with vehicles like the Renault Zoe and Nissan L...

Renault has teased us with an image of new high-performance EV concept

Renault has teased us with an image of new high-performance EV concept which is due to be unveiled at their Valladolid plant on April 25th. Renault-Nissan alliance is at the forefront of EV technology with vehicles like the Renault Zoe and Nissan L...

The Plot Thickens for Fisker – Gets Hit with Federal Lawsuit

After losing its driving force, Henrik Fisker, and 75 percent of its employees, Fisker Automotive takes another blow. The fired workers are accusing the automaker of not having notified them in advance, and are calling the company's action illega...
by New Cars Box on Apr 6, 2013

Cash-Strapped Fisker Pulls the Plug on Most of its Workers and All Press Staff

According to reports citing inside sources from Fisker Automotive, the Anaheim, California-based carmaker has just laid off 160 of its employees, and has only kept a core group of 40 people to keep things running. Matters have been going from bad to...
by New Cars Box on Apr 5, 2013

Detroit Electric Reveals Lotus-Based SP:01 – First Model since 1939, Priced from $135,000

After having announced their return, Detroit Electric has finally revealed its first car, and it's a sporty Lotus Exige-based EV with impressive performance figures and a manual gearbox – the SP:01. You could also say that it marks the return o...
by New Cars Box on Apr 4, 2013

Tesla Asked Customers to Pay for Cars Early to Help Report Its First-Ever Quarterly Profit

Tesla Motors recently announced that it recorded its first-ever quarterly profit, a very important step for the company that took government loans to develop an relatively affordable electric saloon. Whether the Model S is a truly affordable EV is an...
by New Cars Box on Apr 4, 2013

Resurrected Detroit Electric Reveals Big Plans for Battery-Car Market

Detroit has become home to a fourth U.S. automaker, albeit one with modest if promising ambitions to do things quite differently from the familiar Big Three. TheDetroitBureau.com takes a look at the resurrected Detroit Electric and its new SP:01, a 1...
by The Detroit Bureau on Apr 4, 2013

Motor Trend Pits Past Against Future with Classic Citroën DS vs New Tesla Model S

The Citroën DS is without a doubt one of the most recognizable cars ever made. Its distinctive shape, penned by Flaminio Bertoni, and the array of advanced technologies, made it the most iconic car in the brand's history. The DS was way ahead o...
by New Cars Box on Apr 1, 2013

Renault's New Zoe Electric Hatch Video Reviewed

The two main downsides of buying and owning an electric vehicle are still the high acquisition cost and limited range, and while the Renault Zoe is not a perfect car, it at least crosses one of those negatives off the list. We are talking about the p...
by New Cars Box on Mar 29, 2013

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Comes to U.S., But Only as an Electric Vehicle

The 2013 New York International Auto Show hosted the world premiere of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive in final production trim. With a driving range of around 115 miles (200 km), the electric B-Class will first launch in the USA at the begi...
by New Cars Box on Mar 27, 2013


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