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Fisker Dealer: Karma Plug-In Sedan Deliveries Start March or April

Fisker Dealer: Karma Plug-In Sedan Deliveries Start March or April

We've written before about the schedule for the 2011 Fisker Karma, which (like many other electric cars) has slipped a bit since the car was first unveiled. Now Fisker's newest dealer, located in none other than LA's epicenter of green consciousness--namely Santa Monica, California--says that the... read more

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Liberty E-Range

Ultimate Green SUV: For $225K, Range Rover Electric Conversion

Ask most consumers to describe an electric car and the chances are they will talk about the Tesla, the 2011 Nissan Leaf, maybe the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. They almost surely... read more July 13, 2010 by  5


 
2011 Coda Sedan prototype - side

Coda's Electric-Vehicle Cost Calculator: What Can You Save?

Have you ever wondered how much money you'd save by switching from a gasoline car to an electric vehicle? If you're not too hot at math (join the club), it can be a confusing... read more July 12, 2010 by  13


 
Tesla Roadster Sport at Boulder, Colorado Dealership

UPDATE: Tesla To Send Toyota 2 Cars Converted To Electric Power

[UPDATE: Tesla spokesman Ricardo Reyes says the original report via Bloomberg that Tesla would develop two separate electric models for Toyota was erroneous, and may have... read more July 12, 2010 by  1


 
Tesla Roadster final assembly, Menlo Park, California, April 2009

Toyota Already Building a Car To Test Tesla's Battery, It Says

One of the many unknowns about Toyota's partnership with Tesla was whether it would result in a jointly produced car. That won't be known for many months yet, but Toyota has... read more July 9, 2010 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell

Yellow Is The New Green As Mercedes Bares All With SLS AMG E-Cell

Remember the bright yellow Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell prototype we wrote about back in June? Equipped with a four-motor, all-wheel-drive system the SLS AMG E-Cell is capable of... read more July 8, 2010 by 


 
Smart ED (electric drive) on the road in the U.K.

One Hundred Smart Electric Drives To Be Used in U.K. Trial

How well do drivers interact with electric vehicles, both driving and charging them? Smart has just launched a trial to answer that question, providing Smart Electric Drive... read more July 6, 2010 by  1


 
screen capture from promotional video for 2010 Coda Sedan electric car, released June 2010

2010 Coda Sedan: Exclusive Video Gives Electric-Car Details

Launching a brand-new car make is a tough task; just ask General Motors (RIP Saturn). But if you're electric-car startup Coda Automotive, you have at least one plus (it's a... read more June 1, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Breaks Ground For Lithium-Ion Battery Plant In U.S.

Nissan has broken ground for the lithium-ion battery plant that will produce the power packs for the Leaf, Nissan’s battery electric vehicle. The production facility is... read more June 1, 2010 by 


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Expanding the Prius Lineup: Minivan, Compact Hatch, or Coupe?

While the all-electric cars being launched as 2011 models--the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt, and Coda Sedan--get lots of attention, their total U.S. sales won't break 100,000... read more May 27, 2010 by  8


 
rendering of 2011 Toyota Prius Alpha people carrier from Japanese magazine

March Debut Expected For New 2012 Toyota Prius Alpha Minivan

Speculation about what models will join an expanded Toyota Prius lineup has run rampant since Toyota confirmed at January's Detroit Auto Show that it would add more body... read more May 27, 2010 by  1


 
Coda Automotive logo

Coda To Build Batteries in the U.S. With Energy Dept. Loan

CODA Automotive, builder of electric cars and batteries, is diversifying its manufacturing operations, which had previously been based mostly in China. The company says it... read more May 25, 2010 by 


 
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Concept

BMW Hybrid 5-Series On Sale in 2011, Hybrid 3-Series To Follow

BMW's chief executive officer, Norbert Reithofer, has confirmed that the company's ActiveHybrid 5 sedan will go on sale as early as next year. Reithofer told shareholders... read more May 19, 2010 by 


 
2010 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show

Why Can't Toyota's Plug-In Prius Recharge Its Larger Battery?

Toyota has come under some fire from electric-vehicle enthusiasts for what some perceive as a grudging, halfhearted approach to building vehicles that plug in. Its first... read more May 11, 2010 by  18


 
prototype 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, April 2010

Prius Plug-In Hybrid: It Won't Compete With the Leaf or Volt

We've been thinking a lot about the prototype 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid since our test drive of a prototype last month. And about the rest of the plug-in cars that... read more May 10, 2010 by  7


 
Lithium Air Battery

GM Confirms Lithium-Air Battery Research to Revolutionize EV

General Motors is quietly conducting research into Lithium-Air batteries, the next Holy Grail of electric vehicle technology, according to a Friday article in The New York... read more May 10, 2010 by  5


 
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