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Kia Ray EV announced

12/22/2011, Kia Motors, one of Korea’s popular car manufacturers, has announced the launch of Korea’s first Electric Vehicle (EV) – the Kia Ray EV. If the first thing that popped into your mind was the sleek curves of a manta ray’s body when you...

Cambridge Crude: liquid electricity

12/19/2011, While electric vehicles (EVs) are slated to be the vehicles of the future, a number of factors are holding people back from switching over from regular vehicles right now. EVs have a lower driving range, extremely slow recharge speeds and there...

IKEA in California to install EV charging solutions

12/13/2011, California intends to become the greenest state in the US, and the Golden State has long been a champion of electric vehicle use. Well, with more and more people in that state picking up electric and hybrid vehicles as their transportation mode of choice,...

Kowa-TMSUK reveal Kobot concept electric vehicle

12/01/2011, With parking in Japan being difficult to find, the concept of a smaller vehicle makes sense. It would allow more cars to fit into more parking spaces, or allow these smaller vehicles to fit into spots that would have been otherwise difficult for a regular...

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...

Green Vehicle Technology, Where Are We At?

11/15/2011, Photo: Eco Car via Shutterstock Electric Vehicle, a very old technology Electric cars have been around for a very long time, the first EV was invented in the first part of the 19th century, but it wasn’t until the beginning of the 19th century that...

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...

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...

Electric car land speed record beaten by a bunch of students

10/04/2011, Tesla Motors has proven that electric cars can go quite fast – so fast, in fact, that even petrol powered supercars find it rather tough to keep up. Of course, as we know that records are meant to be broken, so a bunch of BYU engineering students...

Nissan mobility concept ready to land in Japan

09/30/2011, Don’t you just love concepts that have been turned into reality because of one man’s (or a team’s collective) vision? Well, I guess the people behind Nissan’s Renault Twizy-based New Mobility Concept can be proud and lift their...

Morgan and Zytek work on high performance electric vehicle

09/29/2011, Electric vehicles are great as they’re zero emissions vehicles, but then again there is the problem of how long the batteries are able to last, and not to mention the fact that charging points are few and far in between – even more so when you...