If you are a collector of the finer things in life, surely having an Aston Martin in your garage would be one for the list. Well, it looks like Aston Martin intends to make the Rapide to be an 800-hp electric car in due time. This four door ride is tipped to hit the market in a couple of years’ time, so you have been forewarned – if you are […]
Last week there was an interesting rumor which suggested that Apple and BMW were apparently in talks at one point, with Apple being interested in using BMW’s i3 electric car as the base of their own electric car. The rumors then suggested that eventually the talks fell through, and now according to a report from Reuters, we know why.According to their sources, the reason the talks fell through was because […]
With the world’s natural resources starting to deplete, it is not surprising that we’re turning to alternate means, such as creating electric cars to replace fuel cars in an attempt to reduce the amount of fuel we consume. Right now there are several companies who are building electric cars, such as Tesla who is probably one of the biggest names at the moment.However it looks like China is not content […]
Read through a list of the most iconic vehicles ever made and you’re likely to come across the Volkswagen Camper, better known as the “hippie wagon.” It’s shape is instantly recognizable all over the world and it’s associated with the laid back, peaceful attitude of the ’70s. There’s hope that it may be revived as an electric vehicle, this according to Volkswagen board member Dr Heinz-Jakob Neusser who revealed at the New […]
It seems that plugging in your electric car to charge up its battery could be painful for your bank account, as a certain Katie Green found out to her dismay. In fact, Green cannot believe the fact that she was on the receiving end of a ticket, since she has been doing the exact same thing all the way since 2011.
An electric car is definitely worth looking into if you would want to do your part in helping to keep the earth green, not to mention lowering your monthly expenses with the fluctuating price of fuel. However, one of the bigger disadvantages of an electric car is the fact that you would have to charge it up nearly every day, and the range of such a ride is not so […]
If there is one thing about the human spirit, it is the fact that it can be the most fragile thing in the universe, as well as being indomitable in nature when the going gets tough. In fact, it is the sense of adventure within the bosom of the adventurous to go out and break new records, forge new frontiers and explore new worlds. Since records are there to be […]
Electric cars have been touted by certain quarters to be the future of the automobile as nasty emissions are eliminated altogether, but it will still take a fair amount of time before the electric car is able to achieve the kind of range and for purists, performance that a gas-powered ride can. Tesla has thrown its hat into the ring before, but compared to the gas-powered supercars, it is unable […]
Electric cars do run on batteries, and going along with the overall “green” theme of electric cars, you might be pleased to know that the batteries which run these four wheelers could eventually be used to help manage the voracious appetite for energy in Europe’s data centers. This particular idea would require the cumulative effect of plenty of old batteries as stores, supplying power as and when required, especially during […]
One of the main benefits to owning an electric car is the fact that you can hook up your vehicle to an outlet in order to juice it up, which is certainly more convenient than having to find a gas station to fill up your vehicle with fuel. But in the case of this story, the convenience of being able to hook up your electric car to any outlet got […]
Records are there simply because they are meant to be broken, and you can never know just what there is in store with a bunch of young people. After all, they do see things in a fresh manner and think out of the box. Case in point, a team of students from the Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, has managed to set a new world acceleration record for electric vehicles […]
Drayson Racing Technologies has achieved a new world land speed record for lightweight electric cars.
The sales of electric cars are not exactly dazzling (pardon the pun) to date, but it has more or less showed that the world is ready to embrace such eco-friendly modes of transport, although the adoption rate is still in its infancy as humankind continues to find different ways to wean ourselves from being too dependent on fossil fuels. One drawback about electric cars is this – the relatively long […]
The Tesla Roadster can be said to be a dream car for many a Greenpeace activist, although for all intents and purposes, a hybrid like the Toyota Prius would be a far better bet. Well, perhaps it is time to see that the electric sports car market is maturing, especially when you see yet another competitor hit the scene after the Tesla’s Roadster production drew to a close at the […]