Electric car

Tesla Model S Drivers Get Supercharger Network across the US

January 29, 2014 / No Comments

Auto major Tesla, in a first of its kind on the US terrain, has installed  a network of superchargers across  a number of American cities. This would finally aid Tesla Model S drivers to plan their drives across the US without ever bothering about running out of charge. Until now, the Tesla Model S drivers had to limit their travel to ...

Tesla Model S to Start Rolling Out in the UK for £49,900

November 19, 2013 / No Comments

It seems like awesome new for the Brits this time. Tesla’s Model S electric car will officially start selling in the country soon. The Model S will start selling in the United Kingdom for £49,900 , which in other words is about $84,400. This comes after a £5,000 deduction from the UK Plug-in Grant. Though it might be more costly that in ...

2014 BMW i3 Pre-orders Breach Expectations; Production Likely to Go Up

October 17, 2013 / No Comments

The BMW i3 is said to be hitting the popularity terrain in a major way. With pre orders mounting, the car maker is now being prompted t o push up production of the electric vehicle. The amazing popularity even before the car has actually hit retail is something the automotive major seems to be enjoying at the moment. It is expected ...

Volkswagen XL1 Announces Arrival

October 9, 2013 / No Comments

Volkswagen XL1, the world’s most fuel efficient and aerodynamic car, has made its US debut. The car has been released in the country at the 23rd Annual Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) conference at the Chattanooga Convention Centre. This amazing vehicle offers an estimated European combined fuel consumption rating of 261 mpg. The car can reportedly cover up to 32 miles ...

Electric Car Breaks Acceleration Record

October 2, 2013 / No Comments

The belief that electric vehicles can’t rival conventional cars running on fossil fuel in speed is passé. If you aren’t convinced, you need to take a look at this piece of news. The racing team from Delft University of Technology from The Netherlands has now set a new world record for acceleration in the category of electric cars. The Dutch students ...

Chevrolet Spark EV is Great for Urban Drives

September 27, 2013 / No Comments

The first ever Chevrolet all-electric mini car that has just been launched on US soil calls for some good applause. The Spark EV in fact is a four door hatchback exclusively designed for carrying four passengers. What makes it interesting is that it offers much more power than its gasoline model. And, like all its rivals, the car has a ...

Volkswagen e-Up! Shown Off at Frankfurt

September 12, 2013 / No Comments

German car maker Volkswagen has revealed its new e-UP! electric vehicle at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The e-Up! is a good city car, and its specifications make clear this fact. The car comes powered by an 18.7 kWh lithium ion battery. The company claims that e-Up is the most efficient electric car in the world, consuming only 11.7 kW of electricity ...

Colombia to Launch the Largest All-electric Taxi Fleet in South America

September 11, 2013 / No Comments

The city of Bogota in Colombia recently launched a taxi service that is said to be the largest all-electric taxi fleet in South America. For its new BIOTAXIS Project, Bogota has teamed up with the Chinese automaker BYD, where they aim to boost the sales of electric vehicles by replacing conventional taxis with electrical vehicles. According to Dr. Gustavo Petro Urrero, ...

Tesla Expansion On; Tesla E Small EV In the Pipeline

September 3, 2013 / No Comments

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is looking to expand its production facilities all over the globe. Besides planning to start their new production units in US, the company is now looking to start new factories in Asia and Europe. We hear the car maker is aiming at increasing yearly production and also introduce a smaller and cheaper mass-market electric vehicle. Tesla’s founder ...

Tesla Adopts New Brand Name; To Be Known as Tuosule in China

August 22, 2013 / No Comments

For some time now, the American EV maker Tesla Motors had been fighting to salvage its brand name, as it was actually owned by someone called Zhan Baosheng since 2006. The American EV maker hadn’t claimed it for until 2009. As the company can’t rest assured with the name Tesla anymore in the Asian markets, the automaker has decided to move ...