Electric Cars

First 2012 Fisker Karma Electric Car Delivered, Finally, To Investor Ray Lane

First 2012 Fisker Karma Electric Car Delivered, Finally, To Investor Ray Lane

After multiple delays and slipped deadlines, you might be forgiven for assuming it would never happen. But it did. Fisker Automotive has delivered one of its first production cars, a 2012 Fisker Karma extended-range electric sports sedan, to a paying customer. The video below shows the handover two... read more

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2012 Mitsubishi i electric car x-ray image

2012 Mitsubishi i Electric Car: X-Ray Cutaway Shows Layout

Here's a view of a car you've probably not seen before, though it may be familiar to you if you've ever been in the hospital. The image above shows the 2012 Mitsubishi i... read more July 27, 2011 by 5

2011 Toyota Prius

EPA Says Toyota Prius Hybrid No Longer 'Most Fuel-Efficient'

Ask Americans about fuel-efficient cars, and many will name the iconic Toyota Prius hybrid, with gas mileage rated by the EPA at a combined 50 miles per gallon. So you'd... read more July 27, 2011 by 22

2011 Nissan ESFLOW Concept

Nissan Turns Us On With ESFlow In TV Ad; Will They Build It?

Back in May, we highlighted the Nissan Esflow sports car concept as a vehicle that could help make electric cars cool. Now, several images of the Esflow in motion close one... read more July 26, 2011 by 1

2011 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf Scores 5-Star NHTSA Crash Safety Rating

Given the relative youthfulness of electric car technology in the mainstream, it’s understandable that a lot of potential consumers of electric cars remain fearful that... read more July 26, 2011 by 11

Fast Charging 2011 Nissan Leaf

Walgreens Promises To Install 800 EV Chargers At Its Stores

Cracker Barrel did it at all its Tennessee stores, and Best Buy is doing it at stores all around the country. Now pharmaceuticals giant Walgreens is getting in on the action... read more July 25, 2011 by 10

Green Vehicles Triac 2.0

Start-Up Electric Car Company Green Vehicles Folds, Costs City $500,000

Consider today's collapse of electric car company Green Vehicles an object lesson in why it's a bad idea for cities to invest in the risky business of start-up car... read more July 18, 2011 by 4

Toyota Prius Plug-In

Do Plug-In Hybrids Matter? #YouTellUs

Electric cars are coming, electric cars are coming! Not so fast. While electric cars like the Nissan Leaf and Tesla Roadster are already here, plug-in hybrids are stepping... read more July 18, 2011 by 16

University of Michigan's Quantum Solar Racer. Image: Evan Doughety

University of Michigan's Quantum Solar Racer Laps Michigan

The World Solar Challenge race is a little over three months away, so if you’re the team from the University of Michigan, how do you prepare? You could spend late... read more July 15, 2011 by 0

Volvo series hybrid (range-extended electric car) test vehicle layout

Volvos A La Volt: Swedish Carmaker Tests Range Extenders In C30, V60

Swedish carmaker Volvo now operates a test fleet of all-electric C30 hatchbacks, and it's also rolling out another experimental car, a V60 wagon with a diesel engine driving... read more July 11, 2011 by 4

2014 Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion prototype – Copyright High Gear Media

2014 Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion First Drive

Volkswagen is intent on becoming the world's leading automaker by 2018 and that means being top dog in every segment, including hybrid and electric cars. Previously, the... read more July 8, 2011 by 7

2012 Toyota RAV4 EV Prototype

Toyota's Electric-Car Hat Trick: Three New EVs for 2012

It’s official: next year Toyota will launch not one, but three plug-in vehicles in the year ahead. Announced at Toyota’s Annual National Dealer meeting in Las... read more July 5, 2011 by 10

Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL

New Mercedes-Benz B-Class Getting Five Different Powerplants

Mercedes-Benz is working on a brand new version of its B-Class hatchback that’s destined to go on sale in the U.S. late next year alongside a new A-Class hatchback, BLS... read more July 5, 2011 by 0

Portland CHAdeMO quick-charging station (publicly accessible)

Portland, Oregon: Why Is It A Leading Electric Vehicle Market?

No question about it, Portland, Oregon, is an early-adopter market for electric vehicles, and one of the leading EV markets in the U.S. The Rose City, as it's nicknamed, is... read more June 30, 2011 by 4

Gordon Murray Design T.27 electric car prototype

Gordon Murray Design Reveals T.27 Electric Minicar Prototype

About a month ago we first brought you details on the new T.27 electric minicar prototype from automotive industry legend Gordon Murray, one of the chief designers of the... read more June 30, 2011 by 9

Gordon Murray Design T.27 electric car prototype

Gordon Murray's T.25 Minicar Spawns T.27 Electric Variant

It’s been a while since we heard about Gordon Murray and the British engineer’s enigmatic T.25 minicar. The last we heard, Gordon Murray and his eponymous design... read more June 29, 2011 by 3



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