Posts Tagged: "Electric Cars"

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The Original Volkswagen Bug Goes Electric With A New Conversion

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Keeping classic cars up to snuff is hard enough as it is. Converting them to more modern technology can be a vastly trickier proposition, and can compromise what makes the car a classic in the first place. But, as it turns out, the Volkswagen Beetle is uniquely suited to an...

Tesla Tripling Its Supercharger Stations

Tesla Tripling Its Supercharger Stations

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Tesla has announced that it plans to triple the number of supercharger stations it currently has to expand all the way from Los Angeles to New York. Drivers will now have convenient locations across the nation to charges their Tesla rides. According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the expansion will...

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MOVEO Electric Scooter Folds Up And Is Still Cool (pics)

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We’ve seen some cool ways to zip around town. I live vicariously through Christen, who gets to tool around behind the wheel of as many of them as he can. From high-end to low-end…self-powered to solar-powered, we had yet to see anything like the MOVEO electric foldable scooter by the...

BMW i8 Spyder Concept

BMW i8 Spyder Concept

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With its eye toward the future of mobility, BMW i has unveiled its third concept with the i8 Spyder that builds upon the i8 coupe that debuted last year. While still a concept it does appear to have features that bring it closer to production models that will eventually go...

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2013 Volkswagen E-Up!

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Volkswagen showed off its new 2013 E-Up! at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. It’s a city car that sports that will first be made in gasoline form, but will soon include an electric drivetrain by 2012. VW is calling it a “giant among small cars,” as it measures 39.4 inches...

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BRABUS Creates 4WD Full Electric E-Class Prototype

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Known for their aftermarket creations, BRABUS has decided to get into the electric car game and debuted a high-performance 4WD full electric prototype at the Frankfurt Motor Show back in September. While they didn’t create the car from the ground up, they did use a Mercedes-Benz E-Class as the base...

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Rimac’s Concept One: An Electric Sports Car Built by a 23-year-old (video)

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Who would have thought a 23-year-old could build an electric sports car with enough power to rival that of a Bugatti Veyron? Turns out Croatian designer Mate Rimac has built exactly this with his Concept One electric sports car. The 23-year-old entrepreneur and automotive designer has caused quite a stir...

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Toyota’s Electric Scion iQ: Finally Gets Official 2012 Scheduled Launch

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Toyota shocked auto blogs and jolted the net after confirming that the electric Scion iQ will officially launch in the U.S. come 2012. This all came from a very recent dealer meeting in Sin City, where the Japanese automaker also gave details that the Prius V will hit streets this...

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Model S Pricing Unveiled Along With Delivery Schedule

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It would seem like Tesla’s Model S EV can’t arrive soon enough. While we knew pricing for the vehicle would be about $50,000 after US tax credits, we didn’t know the launch schedule or what else we should expect in terms of class options.  Now the company’s Vice President of Worldwide...

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Nissan Leaf Review (video)

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[rating: 4.5/5] Pros: Drives like a luxury car complemented by a quiet interior Bluetooth works flawlessly for calls and music, plus AUX and USB inputs Roomy interior Con: 100 mile range Takes 8 hours to charge on a 220 volt plug Mommy mobile like form factor A few weekends ago...