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e-Tuk Vendo goes all electric

05/04/2012, Electric vehicles seem to be the way to go, and here we are with the e-Tuk Vendo from the Netherlands. Yes sir, what we normally would have associated with the Kingdom of Thailand and the death defying tuk-tuks, is not the purview of Thailand itself, as...

Major automakers agree to fast charging technology standard

05/04/2012, If there is one drawback about an electric vehicle, it would be the need to recharge it at the end of a long day (particularly when the battery levels are dangerously low), and the charging time is no walk in the park, either. Good to know then, that...

Rimac Concept_One up for sale, is shy of a million

04/29/2012, The Rimac Concept_One is definitely a beauty of a vehicle, and if you are planning to own one of these in your garage, then might I suggest you do a double take with your accountant as to how much money you have left in your bank balance? We are talking...

DriveLAB assists the aged drivers behind the wheel

04/22/2012, When we get older, our bodies do not seem to work in the way they used to, as bits and pieces start to break down. With worsening vision and slower reflexes, driving also gets more dangerous, and Intelligent Transport team at Newcastle University, UK have...

Embedded road coils to juice up moving vehicles and improve GPS

02/01/2012, They say that wireless charging is the future, but wireless charging for vehicles is still in its infancy, especially when you consider the small number of electric cars sold to date. Still, we can always wish for a brighter future where electric cars are...

Hiriko self-folding electric car rolls out in Spain

01/25/2012, Here is a prelude to what could very well be a future that sees Transformers-like vehicles roam our roads, although we will not be having robots rampaging through our streets anytime soon. Spain intends to produce an electric car known as the Hiriko...

Toyota 2000GT SEV electric concept car

01/15/2012, Toyota has produced just one – and only one, Toyota 2000GT SEV electric concept car, where it was paraded to the adoring public at the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon. This particular ride was designed by the Crazy Car Project under the direction of the...

EnviroTech Lightning electric car

11/23/2011, The Lightning electric car from EnviroTech that you see here certainly looks very different from all those sleek looking, modern sports cars and exotics. No sir, this one looks as though it was hauled straight off from the middle of the previous century,...

MyCar ready to hit production line

11/15/2011, If you really want to live out the green lifestyle, then you would surely have an electric car on your shopping list – or at least a hybrid vehicle. Well, here is some good news to cheer you up if you feel that the Tesla roadster is out of your...

Nissan Pivo 3 electric vehicle parks itself

11/10/2011, You know that we are all created differently, and for some, doing something might be considered as child’s play, while others will struggle with it. Take parking your car into a tight spot for example – some relish the challenge and pull it...

Qualcomm purchases wireless electric car charging technology

11/08/2011, It’s been recently announced that Qualcomm has acquired a company called HaloIPT and its assets. For those who didn’t know, HaloIPT is a New Zealand startup that has developed wireless electric car charging technology. The aforementioned...

Kiira EV is first electric car from Uganda

11/04/2011, When you mention the country Uganda, I don’t think identifying it as a vehicle producing nation is right at the top of most people’s minds. I guess things will be changing for the better in the future assuming the nation’s first electric...

Humanix places airbags on the outside

10/28/2011, Most of us would be able to resonate with the idea of airbags on the inside of a vehicle, but airbags on the outside? How is that suppose to protect you, the driver? Perhaps it is more of protecting pedestrians than the driver, but that is just my...

Electric DeLorean coming your way

10/17/2011, The DeLorean is a cult classic all thanks to the “Back to the Future” movie series, and hence it makes perfect sense to see many people make attempts at converting the DeLorean DMC-12 to an electric car in a DIY setting. Well, we are pleased...