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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...

Nissan develops cheaper and smaller quick chargers for EV cars

09/12/2011, While EV charging stations aren’t exactly that common, that doesn’t stop Nissan from working on improving them. The company has just announced the launch of its new quick chargers for electric vehicles that are smaller than the current ones...

Cadillac ELR Coupe EV unveiled by General Motors

08/18/2011, When it comes to electric vehicles (EV), rarely do we equate them with comfort, style, luxury or power. Instead we tend to think of EVs as fuel-savers, efficient, environmentally friendly and green, but General Motors is hoping to change that with their...

Ferrari president doesn’t believe in electric cars

08/16/2011, In recent months we’ve been seeing quite a lot of companies, especially car manufacturers, turn their focus towards creating more environmental-friendly products like electric cars. However, there won’t be one high profile car manufacturer...

Electric car battery replacements do not come cheap

08/04/2011, So you are feeling smug that you finally took the plunge to purchase an electric vehicle, knowing that you do not contribute to greenhouse gas emissions whenever you are right beside a Hummer at a red light, throwing a smirk at the driver at the same...

GM’s EN-V to be ready in 10-15 years

08/01/2011, Are you looking forward to living the Jetson life in pod-like vehicles that drives itself? It appears that GM is taking a step towards that direction if you can remember when they unveiled the electric and autonomous pod-like vehicle last year. There have...

BMW unveils i3 and i8 eco-friendly cars

07/29/2011, BMW has just announced its entry in the electric car market with two impressive looking models – the i3 and the i8. Even though the cars are spec’d differently for different markets, one thing the cars have in common is that they’re both...

Motorized Suzuki couch car looks comfortable but not practical

07/29/2011, It never ceases to amaze how many different kinds of innovations companies can come up with that help to make life so much more comfortable and convenient, although we’re thinking that the Suzuki motorized couch definitely takes the cake. The EV Couch...

Nissan updates 2012 LEAF with more features and a higher price

07/19/2011, Folks thinking about getting the Nissan LEAF but haven’t invested their hard earned cash into getting one will be pleased to know that their patience has paid off. Nissan has just announced that it launching an updated Nissan LEAF based on feedback...