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EV Cup race series is first of its kind in the world

05/26/2011, We have Formula 1 being the epitome of motor racing, where plenty of technology that graced the tracks have been passed down to everyday cars like ABS and paddle-shifts for your gears, but here is a brand new category for the world of motorsports –...

Free electric car charging in San Francisco until 2013

05/11/2011, San Francisco will provide free electric car charging in various parts around the city, at least until 2013. Not only will select city-owned parking garages offer this service, the San Francisco International Airport will also offer a similar service,...

ChargePoint Network allows you to reserve electric charging stations

04/26/2011, Coulomb Technologies, one of the leading electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions provider in the US, have just made changes to their ChargePoint Network, which is the industry’s first charging station reservation system designed for EV drivers. One of...

Nissan LEAF declared 2011 World Car of the Year

04/21/2011, The eco-friendly car from Nissan known as the LEAF has just been declared the world car of the year 2011. Going up against the Audi A8 and BMW 5 Series in the finals, the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle managed to edge out its sportier...

Rolls Royce Phantom 102EX goes electric

04/14/2011, The epitome of luxury cars has a winged seraph on the front of the bonnet with the famous overlapping “RR” logo, has finally decided to explore the wonderful world of electric vehicles with their $530,000 Rolls Royce Phantom getting an...

SIM-LEI electric prototype offers 200 mile plus range

03/31/2011, Sim-Drive has just lifted the curtains off their Advance Development Model No. 1. known as “SIM-LEI,” with LEI being an acronym for leading efficiency in-wheel motor. This electric prototype has actually managed to surpass the target of at...

MET concept vehicle makes horizontal parking look all too easy

02/17/2011, My horizontal parking skills are up to snuff, but there are some people out there who find it pretty difficult and challenging. Well, good thing there are concepts to tickle our imagination, right? Meet MET (LOL, that’s funny), a two-person vehicle...

Nissan ESFLOW electric production concept

02/10/2011, The Nissan ESFLOW looks pretty mean for an electric production concept car, but deep down inside, it is but a Leaf. Yeah, the rather tame electric vehicle from Nissan sports a totally new and radical look in this concept, where it is tipped to debut at...

Tube travel will be possible in 2100

01/27/2011, Who’s sick and tired of sitting through traffic jams in the morning when going to work, and sitting through jams again when coming home in the evening? We sure are, but if things go according to Acabion’s plan – we won’t have to deal...

General Electric power plug

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] The world is adopting a greener stance for a fair number of years already, and General Electric isn’t letting up on their efforts either with this neat looking smart power plug. It is meant to help reduce various maladies associated with...

A ride in the GM EN-V electric vehicle

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] GM was demonstrating its EN-V electric vehicle (Electric-Networked electric vehicle). Although it won’t be fielded for many years or possibly a decade, this vehicle is part of a research project about the future of transportation in urban...

World’s First Nissan Leaf Delivered

12/13/2010, It’s taken some time to arrive and now it’s finally here. We’re talking about the arrival of the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle. The first unit was purchased by Olivier Chalouhi from the San Francisco Bay Area and the vehicle will be...

Romet Motors unveil 4E prototype

10/27/2010, Romet Motors of Poland has started to market their neighborhood electric vehicle known as the 4E, although it is still in the prototype form factor due to its stature and capacity. Coming with a couple of seats and an almost non-existent boot space, you...