Italian design firm ED looked into the near future and came back with a self-driving race car called Torq, an electric pod that serves as a laboratory for autonomous vehicle development.
The UK government will be investing £43 million ($66 million) into the support of ultra-low-emission vehicles through 2020 — thereby supporting the buildout of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, as well as funding further research into electric car and electric bus technologies. Show More Summary
What are the top cities in the US for electric vehicles (EVs)? A good question. As determined by the charging station infrastructure company ChargePoint — while taking into account EVs on the road, charging infrastructure (ChargePoint’s),...Show More Summary
After previewing the R8 V10 in February, Audi unveils a new set of images showcasing the design of the vehicle’s electric counterpart. With a combined output of 462PS and 920Nm (679lb.ft) of torque, Audi officials claim that the electric… The post Audi R8 E-Tron appeared first on Highsnobiety.
Drivers have been slow to adopt electric vehicles due to 'range anxiety,' the fear of becoming stranded with an empty battery. This phenomenon was recently addressed in a study that aims to explain range anxiety and determine whether hands-on experience can reduce drivers' stress.
With both the Chevy Bolt and Tesla Model 3 set to arrive in 2017, Ford is finally getting ready to unveil its own electric vehicle packing a 200-mile range. Read more...
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company just unveiled a new concept tire designed to extend EV range, making expensive long range batteries unnecessary Instantly Double Your Electric Vehicle Range… Some Day…. was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
The XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System from XL Hybrids, Inc., is now available on the Reach commercial van from Isuzu and Utilimaster. XL Hybrids says the Reach is the first diesel-powered vehicle with the XL3 powertrain, making it appealing to national delivery service companies, public sector, and corporate fleets for companies wanting to reduce fuel […]
Apple and Google’s automotive projects are keeping longtime carmakers on their toes, with the two tech companies set to put their significant capital and technological savvy behind electric or driverless vehicles. Google has already made a driverless car, while Apple is rumored to be working on an electric vehicle of its own. “If these two…
The rising star of the Chinese electric vehicle and solar energy technology world, BYD, is looking likely to continue rising, with the company now eyeing the Brazilian market. With the company’s first factory in the region — being constructed...Show More Summary
Apple is looking to begin production of an electric vehicle as early as 2020, according to Bloomberg, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
It's better to drive in nice weather. If you're considering getting an electric car, here's an important thing to bear in mind: It may work better in some parts of the country than others. There are big regional differences in EV performance, with very hot and very cold areas generally doing worse than temperate ones. Read Full Story
Not every vehicle at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show can be featured in the Robb Report, though the Volkswagen Sport Coupe GTE Concept might be as such if made. The Sport Coupe GTE’s power comes from a 3-liter turbo-six and two electric motors delivering a collective 374 horsepower to all corners. Show More Summary
It was only a matter of time before executives from various automakers responded to news that Apple is looking into developing its own electric vehicle. The first responses come from CEOs of Volkswagen, Daimler and Nissan during interviews at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and the Geneva car show this week. CNET reports that CEO of the Nissan-Renault […]
India will double the tax on coal production and promote electric vehicles and renewable-energy projects to balance out emissions from coal-fired power plants. ||| India will double the tax on coal production and promote electric vehicles and renewable-energy projects to balance out emissions from coal-fired power plants. Show More Summary
Translogic checks out EV West, one of the world leaders in electric vehicle conversions. Host Jonathon Buckley interviews co-founder Michael Bream and test drives a converted 1969 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia. Continue reading TranslogicShow More Summary
Those who like their vehicles to be electric, and their cars to be shaped like “wagons,” take note — the recently unveiled Audi Prologue Avant Concept may be exactly what you’re looking for. In addition to the notable “looks” of theShow More Summary
Canada’s electric vehicle (EV) market has been growing slowly but steadily in recent years, but it still lags behind other major countries. Green Energy Futures from Canada recently took a look what is helping move EVs in The Great White North, with some interesting analysis. Show More Summary
Despite its recent rise, a gallon of regular gas is still $1.06 cheaper today than it was a year ago, according to AAA. That's led prices for used electric vehicles to plunge, The Wall Street Journal reports. Related: How Would...