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  • Experimental Lucas hybrid-electric car, developed in the 1980s

    The history of the auto industry is littered with the carcasses of the cars and companies that didn't make it. Modern hybrid-electric vehicles were first commercialized by Toyota, with its 1997 Prius (sold in the U.S. starting in 2000). But many concepts, development vehicles, one-offs, and other technology experiments preceded that first Prius. Hybrid history on eBay Now an arcane piece of hybrid history has turned up on eBay UK, representing major names in the waning British car industry that came together to create an experimental concept car that cost, according to the literature, 1...

  • 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 won't think of the large, luxurious, and expensive Range Rover. They may talk about how expensive EVs are. And unless they're...

  • All-electric FedEx parcel delivery truck, Modec design built by Navistar
    FedEx Launches All-Electric Trucks for Urban Parcel Delivery

    In some ways, urban parcel delivery is the ideal duty cycle for electric trucks. Daily routes are usually under 100 miles, and all trucks return to a central location at night--ideal for recharging. Federal Express, which has a large fleet of green and alternative vehicles, is now putting its first...

  • Protoscar Lampo and Founder Piffaretti
    Protoscar Lampo Details Unveiled

    The official unveiling of the Protoscar Lampo electric sports car takes place on March 2 at the Geneva Motor Show. The unofficial unveiling has already occurred on Protoscar's website where numerous teasers of the sexy convertible have surfaced. The all wheel drive Lampo has two electric motors...

  • Lightning GT
    Lightning GT - Still In the Works

    The Tesla Roadster garners much of the electric supercar discussion and rightly so. It is a feat of modern engineering. If you've got $200,000 to spend you have some other choices though. One of those could come from across the pond. The Lightning GT is a 650 horsepower electric powerhouse that...

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