Electric Cars

 
Aptera Struggles Toward Production Of 3-Wheel Electric Car, Maybe

Aptera Struggles Toward Production Of 3-Wheel Electric Car, Maybe

One of the most remarkable--and most delayed--of the promised new generation of electric cars is the three-wheeled Aptera 2e. The unusual, highly aerodynamic vehicle was designed by a startup automaker in Southern California. The resin-bodied car was a finalist at last year’s Auto X-Prize... read more

May 19, 2011 by - 4
 
Audi e-tron Neckarsulm Development Center

Behind The Scenes At Audi e-tron Electric Car Development Center

As we reportedly recently, the next-generation of super sports cars won’t be nitrous-snorting, quad-turbocharged, gas swilling beasts, but rather they will offer... read more May 12, 2011 by 0


 
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


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric Microsite

2012 Ford Focus Electric Edges Closer To Production With New Microsite

The 2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevrolet Volt had better watch out. The Blue Oval’s contender in the zero-emissions segment, the upcoming 2012 Ford Focus Electric, is... read more May 11, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

China Rigs Electric-Car Incentives Against Chevy Volt, Foreign Cars

Here in the U.S. the government, both at the federal and state level, offers an array of incentives for eco friendly vehicles such as clean diesels, plug-in hybrids and... read more May 10, 2011 by 2


 

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


 
2011 Nissan Leaf, Nashville, October 2010

Is GM’s U.S. Boss Scared By The 2011 Nissan Leaf Electric Car?

You’d hardly expect Mark Reuss, the North American President of General Motors, to be a fan of the primary rival to the company's 2011 Chevrolet Volt. But in a recent... read more May 9, 2011 by 38


 
prototype 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, April 2010

Toyota Denies Prius Range To Go All Plug-In Hybrid By 2014

In about a year’s time Toyota will launch the long-awaited plug-in hybrid version of its top-selling Prius, selling it alongside the regular version of the Prius... read more May 9, 2011 by 5


 
Delta Motorsport E4 Electric Coupe, launch event at Silverstone race course, U.K., May 2011

Delta Motorsport E4 Electric Coupe: LIVE PHOTOS From U.K. Launch

It's not every day that a brand-new electric sports coupe is launched, much less at a fabled race course. So we're delighted to bring you these live photos from Silverstone... read more May 9, 2011 by 4


 
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology electric road trial; photo courtesy KAIST

Txchnologist: Coast To Coast On Electric Roads Without Stopping?

We ask a lot of our cars: Heat me, cool me, be silent, be comfy, be exciting, and, increasingly, propel me without costly and polluting gasoline. It’s the latter... read more May 6, 2011 by 11


 
2011 Nissan Leaf at dealership after software upgrade, May 2011, photo by George Parrott

2011 Nissan Leaf Software Update: Easy, But Slow (4 Hours?)

Nissan's new electric car, the 2011 Leaf, is rolling out slowly. Recently, it came to light that early-delivery vehicles are failing to start after the air conditioning has... read more May 4, 2011 by 3


 
John Duncan takes delivery of one of the first 2011 Nissan LEAF EVs, near Portland OR, 12/15/2010

April Electric Car Sales: Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf Steady

Sales of plug-in electric cars continued at a steady pace in April, with 493 Chevrolet Volts and 573 Nissan Leafs sold during the month. That brings yearly totals of the cars... read more May 3, 2011 by 4


 
2011 Wheego Whip LiFe at 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

Tough To Be Wheego: Germany Crushes Electric Car From 'Hand-To-Mouth' Startup

It's hard to start a car company. Really, really, really, really, really hard. Which is why little Wheego Electric Cars is having a tough time of it at the moment. Last week... read more May 3, 2011 by 2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt drive test, March 2011

Chevy Volt Goes North For 2012, Priced At C$41,545 In Canada

With Chevrolet on track to complete its rollout of the 2011 Volt range-extended electric car to all 50 states by the end of this year, the carmaker is turning its sites to... read more May 3, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Wheego Whip LiFe electric car

Wheego CEO Says Electric-Car Company Survives “Hand to Mouth”

Atlanta-based Wheego Electric Cars Inc may have just delivered its first all-electric two-seat LiFe, but it is also fighting for its life. Talking candidly to Lindsay... read more May 2, 2011 by 10


 

 
 

 
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