Posts Tagged: "ev"

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BMW i8 Revealed

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BMW revealed its i8 on the first day of the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, which is a long-awaited plug-in hybrid sports car that everyone has been buzzing about. It’s powered by a .5-liter, turbocharged, three-cylinder engine that churns out 231 hp by itself that is sent to its rear wheels via...

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Chevy Spark EV First Drive: the Affordable Electric Car

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The consensus has long been that you’ll need some serious greenbacks in the proverbial coffers if you want an electric vehicle.  Which is to say few of the electric vehicles today are a practical investment for the average person.  Odd, because the everyday Joe commutes less than 40 miles a...

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BMW Debuts i3 Worldwide

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BMW has officially revealed its i3 worldwide and have announced that it will go for $41,350 when it becomes available in the second half of 2014. The new EV will come in three different trim levels: Mega (standard in the States), Giga and Tera. BMW has created a unique vehicle...

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The Cadillac ELR is a Volt in Wolf’s Clothing

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The Chevy Volt lacks the aggressive styling cues that I’ve come to appreciate in more opulent cars, such as Tesla’s Model S or the BMW M3.  Sure, either of the aforementioned cars are hardly comparable in price or performance, but perhaps that best explains the Volt’s rather benign characteristics and...

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Hands on With the 2014 Chevy Spark EV (pics)

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When I drove the 2013 Chevy Spark this September I was quick to ask when and if they’ll announce an EV model of the car to compete with Ford’s Focus EV. At the time, the top brass at Chevy we’re reluctant to comment, but I heard murmurs of CES, which...

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Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force Concept

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Designers at the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studio have created their version of what the future G-Class model could look like after illustrating the “Highway Patrol Vehicle 2015.” They’re calling their off-road concept the Ener-G-Force and will debut it at the 2012 LA Auto Show. It was critical that the concept...

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Tesla Model S vs. BMW M5 (video)

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[GR]vvHTN0Yi1t4[/GR] Can a “green car” take out a mean machine built for speed and performance? Well Automobile Magazine was thinking just that when they created a video of a drag race between a Tesla Model S Performance against a BMW M5 at a drag strip. Both a beautiful machines, but...

Mitsubishi i-MiEV Review

Mitsubishi i-MiEV Electric Car Review

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If you’ve been to the fuel pump lately, then you know that petrol is getting increasingly cost prohibitive. And although that sounds like a bad thing, I assure you it’s not.  Too long have American’s enjoyed cheap fuel, leading to what is frivolous driving furthered by oversized vehicles.  Don’t get...

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The Fisker Atlantic Plug In Hybrid Concept

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Fisker Automotive unveiled its new younger sibling to its Karma EV with their Atlantic Concept model at the 2012 New York Auto Show. As the latest model in the company’s expanding lineup of Electric Vehicle (EV) extended range cars, it’s meant to be more affordable and mass-marketable than the Karma....