Electric

Audi To Focus On Hybrid And Electric Cars

While seeking to improve the efficiency of combustion engines by 30% over the next 10 years, the guys from Audi will focus on developing hybrids and electric vehicles. Volkswagen Group is preparing a major offensive in the field of electric vehicles and hybrids, and Audi bear an important role in this expansion. The automa [...]

Nissan’s Leaf opens jobs for Sunderland factory [+ gallery]

The little cute Leaf is doing good not only to the planet, by being an electric vehicle, but also to the restless beings populating it. No, not ferrets, we men. That’s becaus production of the five-seater hatchback, due to be launched next March, wi [...]

Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi And Subaru To Develop Electric Car Recharging Sites

Four automakers from Japan have formed a coalition to develop network to recharge electric vehicles. The alliance is called Chademo and wants to create a set of standards in the industry. Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Fuji Heavy Industries and Tepco are fo [...]

Nissan reports 56,000 pre-orders for the Leaf EV

According to BusinessWeek, Renault-Nissan’s CEO Carlos Ghosn declared recently that his company allready has some 56,000 orders placed for the Leaf in the United States. The Leaf is an all-electric small car that is going on sale towards the end of this year, however real mass production only starts in 2012. Frankly, [...]

The Electric Tata Nano To Make Its Market Debut In 2012

Tata announced they have plans to launch on the market a production version of the electrical model, Nano EV, no later than 2012. The Indian car builder, Tata, has started be more and more present on the Old Continent, which means that an event like the G [...]

Kia Venga EV at Geneva Motor Show 2010

Kia’s new Venga B-segment hatchback, the battery version if you will, was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show that just concluded. Like most of Hyundai’s line of hybrid and electric vehicles, it is based around the EV uses lithium polymer batteries from LG Chem. The Venga EV contains 24 kilowatt-hours of battery c [...]

Audi A1 e-Tron At Geneva 2010 – The Little e-Tron

Until now, the Audi cars made famous logos such as “TDI” or “Quattro”. For now, with the little Audi A1 concept e-tron, the Ingolstadt brand will bring in landscape a new term, the “e-tron”, which will designate the Audi cars with hybrid power [...]

Citroen Survolt: A New French Concept Comes To Geneva Motor Show 2010

Citroen will launch at Geneva Motor Show a new concept, named Survolt. According to the early information provided by the French, the concept will revolutionize the electric vehicle segment. Although they prepared two very important premieres for Geneva, [...]

Tesla Roaster Sport: the functional all-electric sports car

The good people over at AutoBlog got their hands on a Tesla Roadster Sport for a full week, well five days anyhow, for the purpose of verifying it’s virtual functionality – more than doing just “testing” the usual way. The way in w [...]

BMW Confirms The Development Of An Electric Car

BMW officials have confirmed their intention to produce an electric vehicle. The car will be sold under another logo but will be built alongside the 1 Series and X1 in Leipzig. The Germans at BMW have said they will build an electric vehicle at their factory in Leipzig. The model will be sold within the BMW brand [&hellip [...]

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