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  • Lotus Evora 414E extended-range electric car prototype

    Gosh, those crazy electric cars. They're so different and confusing, eh? We've now come across a new and thus-far unparalleled example of just how far people will go to avoid dealing with the realities of electric cars. Which are, of course, smooth, quiet, and torquey, meaning they're fast off the line. We already know the Gummint plans to require quiet electric cars to get noisier at low speeds, so that pedestrians deeply engrossed in their iPhonePodPads will hear them coming. But this example has to do with the behavior of electric cars from the driver's perspective behind the wheel. As you...

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    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 the concept of a gasoline engine that turns a generator to produce electricity to power the vehicle. Tiny, powerful, efficient...

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    2010 Geneva Motor Show: Green Car Concepts Roundup

    Yesterday we covered the new green production cars at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, now underway in snowy Switzerland. Today, we get to cover the cooler, sexier side of the show: concept cars! So, here's our roundup of notable green and advanced-technology concept cars at Geneva. Audi A1 e-tron...

  • Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid
    Lotus Brings Hybrid Technology To Geneva Next Week

    Who Says You Can Have Some Sports With Your Hybrid

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