electric

 
Even luxury launches can go all-electric; Hinckley shows how

Even luxury launches can go all-electric; Hinckley shows how

Electrification is starting to surge through the automotive industry as countries implement emission regulations and the cost of batteries and associated technology drops. While the automotive sector will clearly affect a larger group of people, numerous companies have shown that boats too can go... read more

October 22, 2017 by -
 
Jaguar XJR-15 equipped with YGK EER-Hybrid system

Not Just Turbocharging: Exhaust Gases Can Generate Electricity, Too

The exhaust gases shooting out the tailpipes of internal-combustion cars aren't just a form of pollution, they also represent wasted energy. One way to use some of that... read more December 3, 2014 by


 
MIT cheetah robot

Hardly A Vehicle, MIT's Electric Cheetah Is Still Impressive

While plug-in cars remain a small niche, electric power is displacing internal combustion in a completely different type of "vehicle." Meet MIT's battery-powered robotic... read more September 16, 2014 by


 
2013 Audi Q7 TDI S Line

Next Audi Q7 To Launch Electric Turbocharger For Better Fuel Economy

Electric motors can improve the fuel efficiency of a car--even if they're not driving the wheels. Using electric power to run accessories like power steering lets engineers... read more June 16, 2014 by


 
Jumpr lithium-ion jump-starting pack

Lithium-Ion Batteries For Lighter, Compact Jump-Starting Pack

Lithium-ion batteries are the hearts of modern electric cars, but could this battery chemistry have other automotive uses? Juno Power has applied lithium-ion technology to a... read more April 26, 2014 by


 
Two BNSF locomotives hauling coal trains meet near Wichita Falls, Texas

Is The Writing On The Wall For U.S. Coal?

What will power your plug-in car in a few years? If new EPA regulations go into effect, it may not be coal. Next week, the EPA is expected to set limits on greenhouse gas... read more September 16, 2013 by


 
New York food cart hooks up to the grid. [Photo by Simply Grid]

Reducing Emissions, One NYC Street-Vendor Cart At A Time

Almost anything can be run on electricity these days. Add to the list, now, even New York City's numerous food carts. In a new pilot program, street vendors are testing out... read more September 13, 2013 by


 
GreenWing International eSpyder

Would You Pay $40,000 For An Electric...Airplane? Now You Can

If you get from place to place on four wheels, there are plenty of ways to go green. But what if you prefer wings to wheels? GreenWing International has announced the release... read more September 13, 2013 by


 
Nissan Leaf Charging Port Cover

Five Official Nissan Leaf Accessories You Can’t Buy In The U.S.

As with many other cars sold around the world, there are small differences between the 2012 Nissan Leaf sold in the U.S. and the 2012 Nissan Leaf found in other countries... read more August 29, 2012 by 8


 
Lightning McQueen Toy Electric Car

Lightning McQueen Electric Toy Car + Speed Shop Dad = Kid Heaven

If you’ve got children of a certain age, you’ll know how fond they are of the plastic ride-on electric cars you can buy at any toy store in the U.S. You’ll... read more August 9, 2012 by 3


 
GE WattStation Publicity Shot

GE Charging Stations: Now You Can Pay With PayPal, SmartPhone

If you drive an electric car, you’ll be familiar with the frustration that occurs when you arrive at a charging station to find you can’t use it because you... read more July 13, 2012 by 11


 
Jaguar XJ_e prototype

Jaguar Displays XJ_e Plug-in Hybrid At GoodWood Festival Of Speed

In the automotive world, development and commercialization of plug-in vehicles has varied from company to company. While some, like Nissan and General Motors, sell plug-in... read more June 29, 2012 by 4


 
Smart eBike  -  April 2012

Smart eBike: First Ride

Going electric makes a lot of sense for the smallest city-commute vehicles—like the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive, which is still on the way. But in the meantime, it... read more May 11, 2012 by 12


 
Fiat 500 LimoPresidential By Italian Coachbuilder Castagna Milano

Meet The Next Presidential Ride: An Electric Fiat 500 Limo?

Think of Presidential state cars, and you’ll probably think of the Cadillac-badged limousine the President Obama uses, a car that many of us know as The Beast. Now an... read more January 20, 2012 by 0


 
Santa In A Tesla Roadster

Santa Wants You To Drive A Tesla Roadster This Christmas

Still looking for a holiday gift for an electric car enthusiast who hasn’t yet experienced the sheer thrill of an accelerating electric sports car? If you live in... read more December 20, 2011 by 0


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric launch, New York City, January 2011

Ford Shares More About Delayed 2012 Focus Electric Car

Ford’s first all-electric mass-produced car, the 2012 Ford Focus, isn’t yet available to buy in the U.S., but Ford thinks the delay in bringing it to market will... read more December 14, 2011 by 3


 

 
 

 
© 2017 Green Car Reports. All Rights Reserved. Green Car Reports is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.