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Auto X-Prize Runner Up Clocks Faster Time Than Mini E At Nürburgring (Video)

Auto X-Prize Runner Up Clocks Faster Time Than Mini E At Nürburgring (Video)

It’s almost a year since the Progressive Insurance Automotive X-Prize came to a conclusion, but we’ve heard relatively little from its various winners. Until Now. Enter the Finnish team which came runners up in the Alternative (Side by Side) category with the conventionally-styled... read more

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2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Tesla Electric Car Plus Solar Power Equals Zero-Cost Driving (Video)

Almost every Tesla Roadster owner is probably a car enthusiast, but Mike Koenigs is also a true clean-power activist. First, he set up a “Life with Tesla” website... read more June 30, 2011 by  7

Yokohama/ACPropulsion Pikes-Peak Hill-Climb Vehicle

Electric Car With EV1 Heritage Sets New Pikes Peak Record

For the past week or so the famous Pikes Peak in Colorado has rung with the sound of cars and motorcycles climbing the 12.42 mile course to its 14,110 foot summit. But... read more June 27, 2011 by  6

2011 LIberty E-Range SUV

First Drive Report: 2011 Liberty E-Range Electric Range Rover

If you’re a regular visitor to this site, you’ll know that we’ve said before that making a good electric car is hard, even for large automakers like Ford... read more June 23, 2011 by  9

Pump handle

What Would You Give Up For Higher Gas Mileage? Cash? Features? Safety?

It happens every time. Gas prices go up sharply, and new car buyers suddenly decide that gas mileage is important--and shop accordingly. With gas around $4 a gallon in many... read more June 10, 2011 by  14

Stevens Pass Electric Car Charging Point Launch

Want to Take Your Electric Car Skiing? Now You Can (Video)

Forgive us for saying so, but most electric car owners live in urban or suburban areas, using their cars to get themselves and their family to work or school, or perhaps... read more June 7, 2011 by  3

2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

850 Miles In A Tesla Roadster In A Weekend: Crossing The Line

Yesterday, we told you about the remarkable 850-mile electric-car road trip planned by David Peilow and Kevin Sharpe, who intended to drive from the tip to the tail of the... read more May 26, 2011 by  6

2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

850 Electric Miles, One Weekend: Tesla Test Of UK Charging Network

Why climb a mountain when there are perfectly good helicopters? Why drive to the North Pole when there are scheduled flights? Why drive from the upper tip of the United... read more May 25, 2011 by  4

Miata EV conversion

Tesla Fun For THINK Prices? The EV Mazda Miata Conversion

If we said you could own an electric car that offered four-fifths the fun of a 2012 Tesla Roadster 2.5 for less than a fifth the price, you might think we'd been illicitly... read more May 16, 2011 by  4

2011 Volkswagen Bulli Concept live photos

Concepts To Make Electric Cars Cool: VW Bulli, Nissan Esflow

The 2011 Geneva Motor Show in March brought a number of new models out of the closet. But for the green car fan, two concepts were the gems of the show: the return of the... read more May 12, 2011 by  0

Delta E-4 Eco Prototype

First Drive Report: Delta Motorsport E-4 Electric Coupe

On Monday we showed you the first pictures of the Delta E-4 Electric Coupe, an all-electric sports car designed and built by Delta Motorsport. Now it’s time to bring... read more May 11, 2011 by  3


Earth Day: Eager Electric-Car Advocates Meet Unaware Public

Three weeks ago, in a suburban park in Roseville, California--just outside the state capital, Sacramento--a community celebration of Earth Day served as a gathering of the... read more May 9, 2011 by  1

2010 Jaguar C-X75 Concept live photos

The Fastest, Coolest, Sexiest Supercars Now Come With Plugs

Supercars: sleek, blindingly fast, ultra-expensive objects of lust for 14-year-old boys and sober-suited executives alike. For decades, supercars were powered solely by... read more May 9, 2011 by  0

Sign on Vacaville, California, DC fast charger for electric cars, May 2011

What Good Is Fast-Charging For Electric Cars If It's Closed?

Vacaville, California, has the distinction of the very first public Level 3 or DC quick charging station for electric cars to be installed in the United States. It was first... read more May 5, 2011 by  5

Elon Musk

Tesla Motors might seek additional funding for third electric car

Tesla Motors, [NSDQ:TSLA] the company behind the Roadster electric vehicle, might look for additional funding from equity sales to help pay for development of its third... read more May 5, 2011 by  16

Tesla Branded Kids Clothing

Tesla Morphs into GAP With Branded Clothes for Kids

Here’s a question. Would you put your kids in branded clothes for a $109,000 sports car? If you answered yes, then we think that’s the answer Silicon-Valley... read more April 29, 2011 by  5


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