Electric Cars

Mercedes Builds Vision Golf Cart to the Needs of Golfers

Mercedes Builds Vision Golf Cart to the Needs of Golfers

It took suggestions from golfers all over the world

For this year’s British Open, Mercedes showed its concept for the next generation of golf cart. It calls the vehicle the Mercedes-Benz Vision Golf Cart, and Mercedes’ designers took suggestions from golf players on what they wanted for...
23.07.2013 | 1113 views | 0 comments
Toyota Testing Two-Wheel Electric Mobility Robot in Japan

Toyota Testing Two-Wheel Electric Mobility Robot in Japan

The test will run through March 2014

Electric vehicles have been accepted more readily in Japan than in Europe or the US. The government has been pushing automakers to experiment with zero-emissions mobility. Honda just began testing a small, electric commuter car, and now Toyota is ...
23.07.2013 | 3341 views | 0 comments
Renault Zoe Enters Full Production at Flins Plant

Renault Zoe Enters Full Production at Flins Plant

It is built on the same line as the Clio

Wider deliveries of the Renault Zoe has begun almost a year after the first cars left the production line. Renault launched the Zoe slowly, until now the cars have only been available to a few, special buyers, but the Flins factory can now support...
22.07.2013 | 9674 views | 0 comments
BMW I3 Will Start at €34,950 in November

BMW I3 Will Start at €34,950 in November

The public reveal will be on July 29

BMW has finally revealed the official price for its i3 electric car. Prices will start at €34,950 in Germany, which includes 19% VAT, when sales begin in November. The production version will be shown to the public for the first time at ...
22.07.2013 | 893 views | 0 comments
Honda Micro Commuter Starting Pilot Program in Japan This Fall

Honda Micro Commuter Starting Pilot Program in Japan This Fall

Honda wants to know if they car is usable, and the city wants to build infrastructure

Honda is launching a test of its Micro Commuter Prototype β, its micro EV city car, this fall in Saitama City, Japan. The project will monitor usage and the needs of electric city car drivers in urban areas. Honda will be using it to study th...
18.07.2013 | 5810 views | 0 comments
Kia Working on Electric Soul for Global Market

Kia Working on Electric Soul for Global Market

It will have a slightly reworked front end

Kia is working on a pure electric version of the second-generation Soul for the world market. The electric Soul will get a slightly reworked front end with a new grill, headlights and hood, but otherwise it will look basically the same as the ...
12.07.2013 | 888 views | 0 comments
BMW Reveals First Official Specs for the i3

BMW Reveals First Official Specs for the i3

It offers 168hp and has a range between 130km and 200km

BMW is revealing the first official details about the production i3, including specifics on the car’s powertrain. BMW has been teasing the i3 for two years now, and the time has finally come to officially reveal the car. With the i3, BMW...
10.07.2013 | 840 views | 0 comments
VW Entering XL1 and e-Up into Silvretta E-Car Rally

VW Entering XL1 and e-Up into Silvretta E-Car Rally

The rally takes a difficult route through the Austrian Alps

Volkswagen is entering its XL1 and e-Up into the Silvretta E-Car Rally in the Austrian Alps. The rally is structured to test an electric car’s performance at the limits. There are long climbs up mountain roads that challenge the car’s ...
08.07.2013 | 4949 views | 0 comments
Nissan Planning Its Own EV Based on Twizy Platform

Nissan Planning Its Own EV Based on Twizy Platform

It will be fully enclosed to be more all-weather ready

Renault-Nissan has made a big commitment to electric cars in recent years with vehicles like the Zoe, Leaf, Twizy and multiple EV commercial vehicles. The next electric car in the brand’s lineup will be a Nissan version of the Twizy. The...
05.07.2013 | 3060 views | 0 comments
Google May Move Deeper Into Automotive Sector

Google May Move Deeper Into Automotive Sector

May combine its autonomous technology with a carmaker

Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes that Google could get into the electric car industry similar to the way it worked cell phones to develop the Android operating system. Google is already working on car connectivity systems and autonomous drivers. S...
03.07.2013 | 1520 views | 0 comments
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