Category: Electric Cars

2019 Mercedes-AMG Mission One Now Testing in England

As Mercedes-AMG prepares to hit the supply goal for the primary examples of the Mission One in 2019, the Affalterbach-based automaker checks the Components 1-inspired hypercar behind closed doorways. This pre-production prototype, for instance, has been put by its paces “on a secret take a look at floor in England.” Contemplating that the Components 1 workforce can be primarily based in the UK and the Mission One makes use of a modified hybrid… (proceed studying >>)

Porsche Taycan Appears Svelte in Site visitors, Will get Nearer to Manufacturing

Porsche is sort of able to introduce us to its electrical future, with the German carmaker’s first effort of the type, specifically the Taycan, presently being in its superior improvement stage. We have already noticed the manufacturing model of the Mission E idea on a number of events and we’re again with one more sighting. The Taycan will appear to be the four-door 911 we by no means obtained, regardless that one of many photos within the Instag… (proceed studying >>)

2019 Subaru XV e-Boxer Debuts In Japan With Toyota Prius Hybrid Know-how

As you’re nicely conscious, Subaru will roll out the Crosstrek Hybrid for the 2019 mannequin yr in america. Regardless of the identify, it’s a plug-in hybrid with Toyota Prius Prime expertise. Transferring on to Japan, the Crosstrek is called the XV on this a part of the world, and the XV e-Boxer isn’t e… (proceed studying >>)

New Ferrari Hybrid Spied in Site visitors, On Monitor for 2019 Debut

Again in 2013, Ferrari shocked the world by introducing the gas-electric LaFerrari. And the Italian automotive producer is at present making ready to introduce its second hybrid mannequin. Earlier this yr, a check mule based mostly on a 488 was noticed performing silent electrical driving on Fer… (proceed studying >>)

Mercedes EQC Noticed Uncamouflaged in German Visitors

Simply days after the official debut of the automotive, the primary totally electrical SUV in Mercedes-Benz historical past has been noticed in site visitors. We needed to share the video as a result of it reveals plug-ins have develop into a standard factor, particularly within the premium section. We have been following the EQC’s growth for about two years, beginning with a (proceed studying >>)

Drivers of “Clear” Vehicles to Obtain Precedence Routes within the UK

Drivers of “clear” automobiles, aka low-emissions automobiles, will obtain inexperienced plates and earn sure highway privileges, underneath a brand new proposition being thought of by the Division of Transport. As Britain continues to make efforts for a bigger adoption price for electrical and hybrid automobiles, a… (proceed studying >>)

2020 Kia Soul EV Spied at The Nurburgring With Full-LED Headlights

In case you thought the Soul is as boxy as Kia can get, wait till the third technology comes alongside. Codenamed SK3, the heir-apparent is anticipated to make its world debut in October 2018. Though gross sales of the electrical possibility are sluggish in america of America, Kia is assured to go forward with the third technology for a very good cause. Being (proceed studying >>)

MATE X, the Most Inexpensive Absolutely-Loaded Folding eBike, is Coming

Copenhagen siblings Christian and Julie got down to present the world that there was extra to biking than individuals assumed, and so they created the MATE foldable electrically-assisted bike a number of years in the past. Right this moment, the MATE is probably the most profitable crowfunded eBike on the planet and the 2 wish to financial institution on that t… (proceed studying >>)

Porsche Taycan Laps Nurburgring in Electrical Silence, Prototype Goes All Out

Now that the premium German automotive producers have made their first step into the electrical realm (we’re referring to the Mercedes-Benz EQC, which debuted yesterday), we’ll get to see a plethora of electron juice sippers of the type hitting … (proceed studying >>)

Toyota Remembers One Million Hybrid Automobiles, Lexus LC 500h Referred to as Again As Properly

Constructed between June 2015 and Could 2018, at least 1.03 million hybrid autos are being recalled by Toyota. Fashions embrace the Prius, Prius PHV (plug-in hybrid), and C-HR. In keeping with the automaker, 217,000 of these autos have been offered in North America and 219,000 i… (proceed studying >>)

2020 Tesla Roadster II Makes European Debut In Switzerland

Keep in mind that “shock” Tesla promised to disclose this week in Switzerland? Because it occurs, the electrical car producer introduced the Roadster II in idea taste on the 2018 Grand Basel Auto Present, not the production-ready model because it was anticipated. However versus the U.S. debut on November 16th, 2017,… (proceed studying >>)

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4Matic Goes Official, Comes With Two Electrical Motors

Arriving in the USA in 2020, the Mercedes-Benz EQC isn’t your common GLC with two electrical motors as an alternative of an inside combustion engine. The coupe-inspired styling, aerodynamic-focused design, and A-Class dashboard structure are sufficient to grasp how totally different the 2 compact crossover utility automobiles are. Mounted within the mid… (proceed studying >>)

2020 BMW iX3 Reservations Are Go In Norway

A minimum of 15,000 kroner. That’s how a lot it prices to get within the queue for an iX3 in Norway, translating to roughly €1,540. Audi did the identical with the e-tron quattro greater than a yr in the past, kicking off the reservations listing with a deposit of 20,000 kroner (€2,050). (proceed studying >>)

Tesla Prepares “Shock” World Premiere For 2018 Grand Basel Auto Present

Give it some thought for a second. When was the final time Tesla showcased an all-new mannequin painted in pink? Looking by means of the archive, the date was November 16th, 2017 when the Palo Alto-based producer introduced the Roadster II alongside the Semi class-Eight electrical truck. Each fashions… (proceed studying >>)

Volvo Deploys Autonomous Electrical Heavy Equipment at Vikan Kross Quarry 

The phrase “going electrical” obtained a brand new which means this week after Volvo’s Building Gear subsidiary unveiled a venture it calls the Electrical Web site, on the Vikan Kross quarry close to Gothenburg in Sweden. The location, which normally produces aggregates for development functions in addition to for asphalt and cement, makes use of for the day by day duties primarily gas-guzzling equipment. Beginning August 29, a part of that equipment has … (proceed studying >>)

McLaren Speedtail Confirmed to Develop Extra Than 986 Horsepower

As if it wasn’t apparent sufficient, McLaren confirmed to High Gear that the Speedtail would develop in extra of 986 horsepower. Or 1,000 PS in case you’re residing in a rustic the place the metric system is used. The extra stunning facet of this story, nonetheless, is how the BP23 Hyper-GT will develop that output. (proceed studying >>)

2020 BMW iX3 Electrical SUV Spied Flaunting Yellow Wiring, Obscured Digicam

Previewed in April 2018 on the Beijing Motor Present, the iX3 idea is certainly one of 12 electrical automobiles that BMW and MINI will introduce by way of 2025. Scheduled to enter manufacturing in China in 2020 on the similar facility the place the electrical MINI Hardtop will probably be constructed, the iX3 doesn’t look all that completely different from the inter… (proceed studying >>)

2020 Ford Mach 1 Electrical SUV Spied For The First Time

Keep in mind when Ford confirmed that Group Edison is engaged on an electrical SUV? Scheduled to reach no later than 2020, the newcomer will mix Mustang exterior design with the flexibility of a utility automobile, however received’t be known as Mach 1. The Ford Motor Firm examined the water with this Mustan… (proceed studying >>)

Tesla Mannequin X vs. Jaguar I-Tempo Drag Race Yields Predictable Consequence

Within the crimson nook, there’s the Jaguar I-Tempo. As for the blue and silver corners, Mat Watson of carwow determined to spice issues up with not one, however two Mannequin X utility autos. The one distinction between them, aside from the colour, is the P that stands for Efficiency. On paper, the Mannequin X P100D is essentially the most potent and quickest EV of this showdown, b… (proceed studying >>)

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Coming To US By 2014 End

The US market is going to get its first fully electric vehicle in the form of the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf this year. As per the official word, Volkswagen is going to introduce the 2015 e-Golf in US by the end of 2014. This all new model will be available in four-door form only and will boast LED headlights with daytime running lights, a unique aluminum wheel design, a blue accented radiator grille and plenty of other goodies. Powering the 2015 e-Golf is an EEM-85 synchronous permanent-magnet AC electric motor that produces 115 hp and peak torque of 199 pound-feet. With class leading torque output, the e-Golf accelerates to 25 mph in 4.2 seconds and to 60 mph in nearly 10 seconds. The motor helps the car achieve an electronically limited top speed of 87 mph. Coupled to the AC electric motor is a compact, single-speed EQ270 transmission which incorporates anRead More

Mercedes-Benz Unveils All-New 2014 B-Class Electric Drive For US

With an increase in popularity of electric vehicles, automakers are either developing new electric vehicles from scratch or modifying the drivetrains of existing vehicles. Popular German marque, Mercedes-Benz, has unveiled the all-new 2014 B-Class Electric Drive which, obviously, is an emission-free vehicle based on the Mercedes-Benz B-Class for the US market. The car will be launched in US during this summer. Based on the conventionally powered B-Class, the 2014 B-Class Electric Drive has been developed in collaboration with Tesla Motors. Previously, Tesla has provided the battery for the predecessor of the smart fortwo EV. And this time as well, Mercedes-Benz looked no further than the electric car pioneer. The 2014 B-Class Electric Drive is powered by Tesla drive system that consists of an electric motor capable of generating 177 hp of power and peak torque of 251 lb-ft or 340 Nm. Compared to a modern 3 liter petrol engine, theRead More

Daimler-BYD Unveil Denza Electric Vehicle In Beijing

Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology, a joint venture between Daimler and BYD has unveiled their first production vehicle at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show.  Christened Denza, the all new electric vehicle shows off a perfect blend of Daimler’s expertise in safety technologies and BYD’s advancements in battery technology. The Denza is China’s first all-electric vehicle and is expected to go on sale in September 2014. Pricing will start from RMB 369,000. According to the creators of the car, it is the result of four years of research and development and finally the found the correct formulae for an electric urban commuter. Denza has been intensively tested for 18 months and covered 1.2 million km across China with over 20 cars being crashed for safety tests. As per Daimler, the car is the first one to be tested under the C-NCAP (China New Car Assessment Program) consumer ratings and earns aRead More

Nissan BladeGlider EV Concept Revealed

World’s leading EV manufacturer, Nissan, has revealed its latest creation which it believes to be not just a prototype of an upcoming vehicle but also a proposal for the future direction of Nissan electric vehicle (EV) development. Dubbed the Nissan BladeGlider, the car features a fresh electric vehicle driving experience based on peerless technology and exotic styling. The design of the car is revolutionary and leading the project design team was Francois Bancon, division general manager of Product Strategy and Product Planning at Nissan. “The goal was to revolutionize the architecture of the vehicle to provoke new emotions, provide new value and make visible for consumers how Zero Emissions can help redefine our conception of vehicle basics,” said Bancon. Featuring a narrow front track, the BladeGlider is a complete deviation from conventional cars. Further, the design is somewhat an optimized blend of a glider and a high performance “swept wing”Read More

Volvo’s Study On Cordless Charging For Electric Cars Goes Successful

Electrification of cars is happening at a much rapid pace than expected and for sure such vehicles promise a much better future. The most evident thing about an hybrid or pure electric car would be the charging method wherein a cord is used to draw electricity from a regular sized socket. However in today’s time when cordless charging is taking over the conventional method in smartphones, why can’t it be used for cars? Volvo has been doing exactly the same for quite some time now. The major has been a partner in an advanced research project focused on finding the possibilities of inductive charging technology for electric vehicles and as per the brand this technology holds a promising future. “Inductive charging has great potential. Cordless technology is a comfortable and effective way to conveniently transfer energy. The study also indicates that it is safe,” says Lennart Stegland, Vice President, ElectricRead More

Nissan ZEOD RC Electric Racecar Unveiled At Nismo Headquarters

Nissan, in collaboration with its performance arm Nismo, has been working on Nissan’s ZEOD RC electric race car for the past 8 months, and recently the car was officially unveiled at Nismo’s headquarters in Yokohama. The on Demand racer has gone from zero to ZEOD in a timescale of 33 weeks and all this development began just after Nissan Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn announced Nissan’s intention of returning to the Le Mans 24 hours. Automobile Club de l’Ouest has invited Nissan to participate in Le Mans 24 Hours next year and has offered the ZEOD RC the “Garage 56” entry that is reserved only for vehicles showcasing new and innovative race technology. Interestingly, the ZEOD RC that will race at the 24 Hours Le Mans can treated an electric test mule which will eventually lead to next generation electric vehicles based on future LM P1 program. The car wasRead More

BMW i3 Extended Range Version On Offer For $45,300; To Arrive In US In 2014

Defining electro-mobility in its true form is BMW’s ‘i’ range of cars that includes the BMW i3 and BMW i8. During July this year, BMW announced the pricing of its electric hatchback i.e. the i3 which turned out to be a little more than expected. Furthermore, the very fact that it is an all electric car with a not so overwhelming range made many potential buyers think if it was worth spending money on. What we hear next from the German automaker is the extended range options that will be offered on the BMW i3. While the base version of the car is available for $41,350, for an additional $3,950 buyers would get a rear-mounted 650cc, 34 hp, two-cylinder, gasoline-powered Range Extender generator which offers roughly double the range as the base model. When the battery drains itself to a preset level, the Range Extender starts working and maintains theRead More

Renault Debuts Third Generation Twingo, “Twin’Z” – Integrating Innovative Styling and Advanced Technology

Renault Debuts Twin’Z, a new concept car designed and developed by Renault in partnership with Lovegrove Studio. Inspired from Renault’s heritage models, the Renault 5 and Renault Twingo, Twin’Z flaunts the rare combination of caliber of two different worlds of automobile and furniture. The big news is that this rear engine and rear drive super mini car is expected to be a less costly electric alternative for £13k Renault Zoe EV. Some of its notable features include innovatively used LEDs, a solid crystal rear spoiler, the intricate 18-inch wheels, exceptional cabin space and high quality handling. Read on for more in-depth takes on its tech features. Twin’Z has a unique rear-wheel drive architecture powered by quiet small 50 KW (67 Bhp) 167 lb rear mounted electric motor that is propelled with four lithium-ion battery packs. Apart from length of 3.62 meters and weight 980 kg (2,162 lbs), it has a range of 160Read More

Detroit Electric pulled the wraps off SP: 01, a limited-edition pure-electric Sports Car

Heralded as the world’s fastest pure electric production sports car by Detroit Electric, SP:01 is a lotus based all-electric sports car claiming enough power to sprint from 0-62 mph in 3.7 seconds. The company says it took five years to develop this dynamic electric coupe. Let’s have a sneak peak of this new electric sports car loosely based on combined features of Tesla Roadster and Lotus Elise. According to Detroit Electric, SP:01 is a limited edition two-seat car that features four speed manual gear box and promises an impressive top speed of 155 mph. It also proffers multiple transmission options with an available four-speed manual transmission, an optional five-speed, or a two-speed automatic transmission, which is especially developed for hybrid vehicles. The car weighs only 2,358 pounds as Carbon Fibre has been utilized to keep its weight down and give it a striking and strong body work similar to thatRead More

Volkswagen new e-up! the advanced compact EV set to premiere at Frankfurt Motor Show

Volkswagen is coming-up with a zero-emission compact car – the e-up! a new Electric Vehicle[EV] , which will be premiered with an advanced electric technology, at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show[IAA – Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung or International Automobile Exhibition], in Germany, starting from September, 12th to 22nd, 2013 . The new EV from Volkswagen, is a four-seater vehicle and has a day-to-day practicality with an impressive driving range of 150 kilometers/93.2 miles[as per NEDC] on a single charge and technicality of recharging the car by 80% of its storage capacity within 30 minutes. The electric motor vehicle has almost zero noise and a maximum power output of 82 PS[81 hp or 60 kilowatt] and a peak torque of 210 Nm with smooth gearshift. While it has an available continuous power output of 55 PS[54.3 hp or 40 kilowatt]. It can dash 0 to 100 km/hour within 14 seconds with a top-speed of 135 km/hour[83.88 miles/hour]. The new Eco-friendly e-up! is equipped with a lithium-ion batteryRead More

Volkswagen e-Co-Motion concept of forthcoming Delivery Van set to reveal at Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen has announced the forthcoming vision of zero-emission compact transporter vehicle by introducing the advanced electric drive system in the e-Co-Motion concept of the Delivery Van, which will be unveiled at the upcoming 83rd auto exhibit of the Geneva International Motor Show starting from next week on 5th, 2013. The advanced all-electric delivery van is compact and at the same time has the large cargo space of 4.6 cubic meters and impressive 800 kilograms of payload, also featuring the the best manoeuvrable capabilities. Here the idea of bringing Eco-friendly compact Delivery Van is going to work successfully due to its predictable travel routes where fixed depots can be assembled for easy charging and maintenance. On the other hand, these transportation inside a city with the ease, comes at a price, which lead to add more pollution in the city, so the e-C0-Motion Concept will all-together a best future electric delivery van concept which has manyRead More

Land Rover’s new Defender research EV set to unveil at Geneva Motor Show 2013

Land Rover will bring British advanced engineering technology by unveiling seven new All-Terrain Electric Defender research vehicles at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show starting from March 5th, 2013. The best off-road capabilities with zero-emission, is a result of an innovative research implemented in the new Electric Defender models. Here the new electric 110 Defender model, is equipped with a electric system consists of an electric motor combined with a 300-volt lithium-ion battery which capable of delivering a driving range of more than 50 miles. In the system, the electric motor is capable of generating an output of 94 horsepower[70 kilo-Watts] and a top torque of 330 Newton-meter, while the battery has a capacity of 27 kilowatt-hour which can be full-charged by a fast charger of 7kW in 4 hours or with a portable charger of 3kW in 10 hours. Keeping the Defernder‘s All-Wheel Drive System and differential lock, the Electric Defenders are now haveRead More

Chevrolet eco-friendly Spark EV to get first European introduction at Geneva Motor Show

Built on most advanced technology of General Motors in the field of electric motor and battery system, the Chevrolet Spark EV is all set to attract European market with its first introduction in Europe at the Geneva Motor Show starting from March, 5th 2013. The all-new battery powered Chevrolet Spark EV is not only a zero-emission smart green car, but delivers sporty acceleration and comfort driving dynamics, will be on sale in the selected markets of Europe from 2014. The Chevrolet’s mini-car quick acceleration is delivered via top torque of  400 pound feet [542 Newton Meter] with best driving dynamics. The permanent magnet electric motor is the main source of power inside Spark EV which is capable of generating an output of 130 horsepower[100 kilo-Watts] and can accelerate 0 to 100 km/hour in under 8.5 seconds which is quite good for a green urban city car. The advanced technology of electric motorRead More

Cadillac pre-production ELR undergoing winter weather condition testing in Michigan’s U.P.

For the Cadillac, the new year brought great start by winning NAIAS EyesOn Design Awards in production category for the great green car – 2014 Cadillac ELR, when the extended-range of electric luxury coupe gone world debut in January at the North American International Auto Show[NAIAS] 2013, in Detroit. And to prove true to the world for real time extreme weather and surface condition, the 2014 ELR is undergoing various tough test challenges. The test team of engineers has done winter weather chassis testing on pre-production ELR models last week in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to assess the ELR handling in winter weather conditions, where more than 4 inches of fresh snowfall has assisted the testing team to verify the final specifications on the ELR’s steering, tires, anti-lock brakes, traction control, electronic stability control and Continuous Damping Control suspension that adjusts damping every 2 milliseconds to maintain optimal control over varying road conditions. The 2014 ELR is best fitted with HiPer Strut frontRead More

2013 Ford Fusion Energi PHEV has best driving range as a Hybrid and EV-only

Ford has done wonderful work in the segment of Green Cars too, with its new 2013 Ford Fusion Energi sedan, which has latest plug-in hybrid, produces the most efficient EPA-rated driving range and claims to have the best fuel efficiency as compared to other competitor in the market in the same segment. If we look into the numbers, the 2013 Fusion Energi has an outstanding EPA-rated driving range that covers a distance travel of 620 miles[997.79 kilometers] with no refilling of gas or recharging of battery once its got fully charged with full gas fuel tank and has the best capability of electric-only mode to cover a distance of 21 miles[33.79 kilometers], which when compared to the Honda Accord Plug-In, it has combined gas-electric driving range EPA rating of 574 miles[923.76 kilometers] and  with the electric-only mode, it delivers the EPA-rated driving range of 13 miles[20.92 kilometers]. The new Fusion Energi has delivered much improved driving range than HondaRead More

2013 Fiat 500e offers combined 116 MPGe and 87 miles range of top efficiency

Among the Green Cars in the segment of Zero-Emission Hatchbacks, the 2013 Fiat 500e has improved a lot and proved the best-in-class driving range of 87 miles and highway MPGe of 108 MPGe as compared to any other Electric Vehicle[EV]. This rating has been approved by the Environmental Protection Agency[EPA] which is for now, is more than any EV in that segment of U.S. market. The fully charged Fiat 500e can take you to a maximum of 140 kilometer[i.e. 87 miles] with a very affordable $500 annual cost to run the 500e which is derived by calculating the electric price consumption on a journey of 15,000 miles[i.e. 24140.16 kilometers]. The Italian Automaker – Fiat has done a lot for its vehicles to provide excellent style, fuel economy and efficiency. The Head of FIAT Brand North America, Mr. Tim Kuniskis described the electric vehicle in his own way by saying -“Our environmentally sexy Fiat 500e offers aRead More

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV – a smart green car

At the Los Angeles Auto Show 2012, the Chevrolet has revealed the all new first plug-in electric vehicle with SAE Combo DC Fast Charging ability – the 5-door Urban All-Electric mini – the Chevrolet Spark EV – which is not only safe, efficient, durable but affordable and reliable also. The first modern electric green vehicle will be assembled in the manufacturing facility at General Motors White Marsh, MD in U.S., is going for sale this year(2013) and will be delivered to customers in 2014. The 2014 Chevrolet EV has all durable and reliable features that has a warranty of 1,00,000 miles[i.e. 1,60,934 kilometers] or 8 years and specially tested for more than 200,000 hours. Chevrolet has assembled the best performance EV range with advanced electric motor and battery system of 20-kWh lithium ion battery that gives excellent acceleration by generating a horsepower of 130[i.e 100 kilo-Watts] and top torque of 400 pound feet[i.e. 542 Nm]. With smart performanceRead More

Renault ZOE first delivery to Arnaud Montebourg

In the world of Green Cars, the French Automaker – Renault – has boldly done a great job by giving the world, an affordable and efficient all electric car- Renault ZOE. The new ZOE is in the smaller size electric segment as compared to the Nissan Leaf. ZOE is the first electric car created from the scratch, at Renault, as an EV with dedicated platform. Renault ZOE first special deliveries are started between now on-wards and last of 2012 and the first widely affordable dedicated electric car, has the mass launch in the Renault network in first quarter of 2013. As the special delivery period is on for special persons, the first Renault ZOE key is hand-over to the French Minister for Industrial Recovery – Mr. Arnaud Montebourg. He has already ordered the new ZOE at Paris Motor Show in September 2012. The zero-emission all-electric ZOE has a horsepower of 87 and a torque of 162 lb.-ft. with 22 kilo-watts Lithium-ionRead More

2014 Cadillac ELR – World Premiere at North American International Auto Show 2013 in Detroit

Cadillac is coming-up with a electric luxury coupe equipped with advanced features of Electric Vehicle Technology – the all-new 2014 Cadillac ELR, will be showcased at North American International Auto Show 2013 in DETROIT on January 2013. The Cadillac ELR is fully inspired from the Cadillac Converj Concept model and has a dynamic design. According to General Motors North America President Mark Reuss, the preparations will shortly be initiated to build new Cadillac ELR at the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant and he claimed that the new ELR which will be powered with enhanced Electric Vehicle Technology has a class of its own segment with distinctive characteristics, signature look and true-to-concept exterior design. The production of new Cadillac ELR will be started late in 2013. The new ELR is a production version of Cadillac’s Converj, a concept vehicle showcased at the North American International Auto Show in 2009. But the 2014 ELR will possess advance design theme ofRead More

BMW i3 Concept Coupe – all electric zero emission model unveiled

Los Angeles Auto Show 2012 is on peak. Everyday is full of excitement. BMW has showcased, the first ever all-electric model – BMW i3 Concept Coupe. It is ready for production. The zero emission Green Car is loaded with the state-of-the-art, clean-cut and open design showcased for the premium profile. Its body is made up of the carbon-fiber. BMW i3 concept gives excellent connectivity within and outside world. Its dynamic performance can only be achieved with electric version of the BMW eDrive technology. The Coupe is also propelled by an electric motor developed by the BMW Group, Like the BMW i3 Concept. i3 would produce a maximum output of 125 kW/170 hp and peak torque of 250 Newton meters (184 lb-ft). The electric motor draws its energy from the lithium-ion storage cells. The passenger cell which is built from carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP). It is extremely light yet very strongRead More

Nissan TeRRA Zero Emission SUV Concept

Nissan will be showcasing the Nissan TeRRA Zero Emission SUV Concept on 27th September,  at Paris Motor Show 2012. The TeRRA SUV has the 4×4 fuel cell electric power-train, which has the capability of off-road driving condition as well as smooth on-road experience. In the future technology of zero emission among SUV’s and crossovers, the TeRRA concept has the done an outstanding work with its zero-emission capability, which is the great achievement in Green Cars with its Eco-Friendliness and getting SUV’s all benefits in any road conditions. With Athletic in the exterior and taking care of the Europe zone conditions, the All-Wheel Drive TeRRA is featured with Aerodynamic flat body, sculptured lamps, attractive colors, short overhangs, and sharp corners. While on the interior, AWD TeRRA has soothing ambience with dashboard finished in wood/metal contrast, combination of acrylic colored and blond wood trim in the door panel and clean steering and instrument console view for driver vision. The TeRRA SUV ConceptRead More

Audi A1 e-tron for German team in 2012 London Olympics

For the London Olympics 2012 in United Kingdom, the German Car Maker AUDI has offered its home Olympic team with the one of its best Concept Cars, the Audi A1 e-tron, which is undoubtedly a best Eco-friendly car among Green Cars. The A1 e-tron is presented in the color of German Flag style with same white background and tri-colors(Jet black, Traffic red, Cadmium yellow) marking. The decision to escort German Olympic Team by Audi A1 e-tron, was taken by Audi with the partners National Paralympic Committee Germany i.e. DBS and German Olympic Sports Confederation i.e. DOSB and extended its partnership up-to 2016. The A1 e-tron is a conceptual exhibition car and Audi has limited edition 60 e-tron cars. With green car initiative, Audi e-tron is comes under Electric Cars category, equipped with a range extender to assist in better mileage. The e-tron is supported by small combustion engine contains technologyRead More

Toyota RAV4 Electric SUV presented in Los Angeles

RAV4 Electric Vehicle from Toyota was presented at the 26th Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles. It possesses an electric engine developed by Tesla Motors and will be seen in dealer showrooms from summer of 2012 at a price of $49,800. The electric battery is low mounted at the centre of the vehicle and offers a maximum output of 154 horsepower. Toyota RAV4 Electric SUV Toyota RAV4 electric SUV is offered as a front wheel drive only and drivers can choose from drive modes of Sport and Normal. Sport mode offers acceleration of 0 to 60 miles per hour in 7.0 seconds and a maximum speed of 100 miles per hour.   Toyota RAV4 Electric SUV While in Normal mode the SUV can sprint form 0 to 60 miles per hour in 8.6 seconds with a maximum speed of 85 miles per hour. Toyota RAV4 EV has a driving rangeRead More

Fisker Karma 2012 – A Electric Luxury Car

2012-Fisker-Karma-Rear-View The Fisker Karma 2012, has showcased an electric luxury car with extra range and the option to plug in or fill up. Facility on your hand to toggle between the all-electric Stealth Mode or fuel powered Sport Mode on a little change of the paddle, the Karma unleash a high performance while maintaining a Eco-friendliness. Putting aside for a moment Fisker’s recent round of bad-news-turned-worse in the form of missed milestones, DOE loan renegotiations and the layoff of some 60 workers in Delaware, I’m here to see if Fisker is making something the world’s elite aren’t just ready to buy, but want to. And that question has already been partially answered. Fisker has produced over 1,500 Karmas, although it’s not willing to cite an exact number of deliveries. According to our sources, around 300 are already in customer hands, and the reps we spoke with claimed 51 more keysRead More

Mitsubishi i-MIEV Battery Electric Car Tops Greenest Vehicle

Electric Car Tops Greenest Vehicle List for First Time in 12 Years New Mitsubishi i-MIEV -Greenest car of the year 2012 New Mitsubishi i-MIEV Unseats Honda Civic Natural Gas after 8 Consecutive Years at the Top Washington, D.C (February 7, 2012): With the auto industry back on its feet and fuel economy standards shifting into high gear, automakers provided American consumers with a huge array of vehicles and technologies to choose from in 2012. Today at, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its 14th annual comprehensive environmental rankings showing how these offerings stack up. The “Greenest” list saw a considerable shake-up this year, with the Mitsubishi i-MIEV battery electric vehicle claiming the top spot from the Honda Civic Natural Gas, which has held on to first place for eight years in a row. Making its model year 2012 debut on the American market, the i-MIEV earnsRead More

BMW i-brand electric and hybrid cars – Chicago, US

BMW i8 brand concept car The design of the BMW i8 Concept is combination of unmatched wiring between design and technology. The aerodynamic shape with technology of Electric Engine looks sensible for its advanced generation look, the future model of world with the capability of zero emission and power of light. The wide window with transparent looks and aerodynamic design very well defines the creative lightweight construction of i8 Concept, that helps in increasing the efficiency. The state-of-the-art design of the interior and use of renewable raw elements is definitely deserves a Award for making a Green Concept Car for future. BMW i3 brand concept car The Electrically powered BMW i3 Concept  has designed with future perspective to provide lighter, better and Eco-friendly model in small segment cars for urban areas in future vision.  The 1-box design is not only a future concept but also gives larger interior space in smallest segment. The i3 concept too, is using fullRead More

Dartz in Monaco with Jo-Mojo electric roadster concept car

Think of the name Dartz and, if you’re up on your whale foreskin-upholstered SUVs, you’ll invariably arrive at the Prombron. But while glad to furnish Eastern European mobsters with the machine that makes the Hummer look like a beauty queen, Dartz is keen to break out of the Prombron’s mold with sleeker offerings. That’s what led to the design of the chopped-down Nagel sedan and, more recently, to the Mojo roadster. Now Dartz has followed up with another design it calls the Jo-MoJo. As promised, the Jo-Mojo is an electric roadster. Designed, like other Dartz concepts, by Eduard Gray, the Jo-Mojo packs an 80-horsepower electric motor that can be recharged (over who knows how long a timeframe) by a retractable solar panel that encloses the cockpit when parked and acts as the only roof to speak of. For some inexplicable reason, even though the occupants are exposed to the elementsRead More