Electric Cars

GM and Honda Collaborating on Fuel Cell Tech

GM and Honda Collaborating on Fuel Cell Tech

They believe that they can have it ready for 2020

General Motors and Honda have agreed to collaborate on creating fuel cells and hydrogen storage technologies that aim to be ready around 2020. The two companies will share expertise, economies of scale and commonly sourced parts. They will also wo...
03.07.2013 | 830 views | 0 comments
BMW Revealing Production i3 on July 29

BMW Revealing Production i3 on July 29

It will be on sale in the fall

BMW has released a video that looks like an H&M advertisement for the first few moments but is actually the announcement that the production i3 will be publicly revealed on July 29.  The i3 is the world's first mass produced car w...
01.07.2013 | 847 views | 0 comments
Bluebird Will Supply Cars to Formula E for 2014 Season

Bluebird Will Supply Cars to Formula E for 2014 Season

No teams have confirmed using the car yet

The inaugural Formula E season will begin in 2014, and it now appears that there will be more than one car supplier. Bluebird, a British company best known for building land speed record cars and electric vehicles, says that it will have a car rea...
26.06.2013 | 4584 views | 0 comments
Drayson Racing Sets New Electric Car Land Speed Record

Drayson Racing Sets New Electric Car Land Speed Record

It used a modified LMP1 car with a Lola chassis and proprietary electric motor

Drayson Racing Technologies has set a new World Electric Land Speed Record for a car weighing under 1,000kg by setting an average of 204.185mph over two runs within an hour of one another. The run was done at dusk on June 25 at Elvington Airfield ...
26.06.2013 | 2457 views | 0 comments
Renault Creates Twizy Cargo for Short Business Deliveries

Renault Creates Twizy Cargo for Short Business Deliveries

The rear holds 180 liters of goods

Renault is adding a new variant of the Twizy to its range called the Cargo that is meant for businesses looking for a way to move a small amount of goods short distances. The Twizy Cargo replaces the rear seat with a cargo area able to hold 18...
24.06.2013 | 6982 views | 0 comments
Nissan Partners with State of Rio de Janeiro for Electric Program

Nissan Partners with State of Rio de Janeiro for Electric Program

The program investigates the feasibility of building electric cars in Rio

The State Government of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nissan, Petrobras and local businesses to study the possibility of building electric vehicles in the state and creating an electric automotive infra...
19.06.2013 | 819 views | 0 comments
Ford Focus Electric Begins Production in Europe

Ford Focus Electric Begins Production in Europe

They are build built at the Saarlouis factory in Germany

Ford has completed its first Focus Electric at its Saarlouis factory in Germany. The Focus Electric has already been on sale in California for over a year, but these are the first fully electric Fords for Europe. The European Focus Electr...
12.06.2013 | 6896 views | 0 comments
Hyundai Planning EV for United States

Hyundai Planning EV for United States

It could spawn an entire range of EVs from Hyundai in the US

Hyundai's American CEO John Krafcik has revealed plans to bring an electric vehicle to the US market in the near future. He did not say whether it would be the Hyundai BlueON that is already on sale in South Korea or a North America-only vehic...
10.06.2013 | 1030 views | 0 comments
SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive Sets Production Electric Car Record at 'Ring

SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive Sets Production Electric Car Record at 'Ring

The car goes on sale this month

The SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive goes on sale later this month, and Mercedes-Benz wanted to test the car to prove its true mettle at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The pure electric SLS lapped the famous racecourse in 7:56.234 minu...
07.06.2013 | 823 views | 0 comments
Toyota EV P002 Meets All of Its Milestones During Testing

Toyota EV P002 Meets All of Its Milestones During Testing

It is ready to take on Pikes Peak on June 30

The Toyota EV P002 has completed its testing shakedown at the Carolina Motorsports Park ahead of competing at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30. The car is based on the EV P002 that holds the electric car record around the N&...
05.06.2013 | 839 views | 0 comments
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