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Elon Musk's Next Project: Electric James Bond Lotus Submarine

Elon Musk's Next Project: Electric James Bond Lotus Submarine

There's an old saying that goes "boys never grow up, their toys just get bigger". Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk certainly has some big toys, as the founder of an electric car company and SpaceX among other things. But it turns out he has one toy that any boy would be envious of: the Lotus Esprit from... read more

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First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

Electric-Car Range Extender Engines: OK Now, Can Do Better

Electric cars like the 2011 Chevrolet Volt and 2011 Fisker Karma get around the problem of range anxiety the old-fashioned way: They use gasoline engines. They do it because... read more April 6, 2011 by 4

Lotus Engineering Range Extender

Little Lotus Range-Extending Engine For Electric Cars Proves Popular

Most car buyers haven't even heard the term "range extender" yet. But over time, expect it to become more familiar, as electric cars like the 2011 Chevrolet Volt introduce... read more March 23, 2011 by 4

2010 Lotus City Car Concept

Lotus Minicar Confirmed For 2013 Launch

With the handful of new production intent concept cars Lotus showed off at the recent 2010 Paris Auto Show, it’s evident the automaker, typically focused with... read more December 21, 2010 by 1

Lotus Intelligent Precision Shift (IPS)

Your Next Lotus May Be A Hybrid

Okay, so you first have to be able to afford a Lotus, which I can tell you is not in my financial plans for the future. However, if you are lucky enough to put a brand new... read more September 25, 2010 by 0

2010 Lotus Elite Concept

2015 Lotus Elite Coupe To Offer Flywheel Hybrid Option For V8

Add Lotus to the list of luxury and sports car makers offering hybrid models to raise fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. It won't be on the market until the... read more September 20, 2010 by 3


Jaguar Tests Flywheel Hybrid System Just Like Racing Porsche

Since Ford sold Jaguar Land Rover to Indian carmaker Tata in TK, the luxury maker has stepped out a bit. Their green efforts have taken down several interesting technology... read more September 17, 2010 by 3

Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid

Two New Lotus Hybrid Concepts Pegged For 2010 Paris Auto Show

Lotus is proving to be a major player in the hybrid and electric vehicle segments, having been the provider of the rolling chassis for the Tesla Roadster and also the... read more August 30, 2010 by 0

Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid

Lotus Brings Hybrid Technology To Geneva Next Week

Next week Lotus will roll out a new demonstrator concept at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show that will showcase hybrid technology in a sports car application. The demonstrator... read more February 28, 2010 by 0

2009 Lotus Evora

2010 Lotus Evora: The New Porsche 911 Challenger in Super Car Style

I don’t know about you, but I am a huge fan of small sports cars and even more a fan of Porsches in particular. However, in recent years I have found myself drawn to the... read more May 5, 2009 by 2


Ex-McLaren Designer Working on P1-E Electric Sports Car

Former McLaren designer, Jim Dowle (now of his own company JJAD) is creating an electric sports car and the specs sound promising. Instead of the previously announced... read more January 24, 2009 by 2


Lotus Planning to Demonstrate an E-REV

Yesterday Michael Kimberly, CEO at Lotus, was quoted in the Financial Times saying that we ought not be surprised to see an electric Lotus in the near future. Using... read more January 2, 2009 by 0


Dodge EV Spy Photos

Will the 2010 Dodge EV look like a Dodge? It appears so. The concept car unveiled at the L.A. Auto show left onlookers feeling that the front of the car was... read more December 8, 2008 by 2

Dodge EV

Video: "Dodge EV" vs. Challenger SRT8

 Dodge EV        Chrysler ENVI president, Lou Rhodes, believes a good product can save Chrysler. By the looks of these drag races (middle of the page) in Pasadena... read more November 16, 2008 by 0



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