Electric car

Audi R8 E-Tron Arrives Sporting Digital Center Stack

October 3, 2012 / No Comments

Audi had already broken its silence over its plan to install the motorsport-inspired digital rear view mirror in R8 e-tron. The EV, which is being shown off at the Paris Motor Show, features a fully digital instrument panel located behind the steering wheel, with a new powermeter in the place of normal tachometer. In addition to this, Audi has also added ...

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid EV Shown

October 2, 2012 / No Comments

Mitsubishi’s Outlander Plug-in Hybrid EV, the world’s first production PHEV utility vehicle, has been unveiled at this week's Paris Motor Show. The car is powered by the Plug-in Hybrid EV System powertrain developed by Mitsubishi. It offers the environmental performance of an EV, the cruising range of a conventional internal combustion and delivers outstanding performance. It utilizes various technologies like the EV ...

Nissan Unveils Electric Nissan e-NV200

September 25, 2012 / No Comments

Nissan has unveiled its all-new electric Panel Van version e-NV200 concept at the Commercial Vehicle International Motor Show in Hanover, Germany. Nissan has been working with FedEx Express to make e-NV200 the next FedEx delivery van.   Electric vehicles are ideal for urban transportation as it features both efficiency and zero emission technology. Nissan and FedEx have started working together by co-testing ...

Honda Fit EVs to be Part of Zipcar’s San Francisco Fleet

September 24, 2012 / No Comments

Zipcar, the American membership-based car sharing company, will include Honda’s Fit EVs to their car-sharing fleet in San Francisco.  Honda Fit EV will be available to its customers starting this month. Zipcar will station the new Honda Fit EVs in their locations like the Inter Continental Hotel, Parc 55 (near the Powell St. BART) and City Hall at 34 Dr. Carlton ...

Fisker Karma to Drive into China this November

September 17, 2012 / No Comments

Fisker Automotive has decided to expand its automotive industry to the Asian market. As an initial step, it is going into China with its sleek electric Karma sports car. In 2010, it had signed an agreement with the China Grand Automotive Group to have its plug-in sports sedans sold in China and most probably, Fisker Automotive will launch the environment-friendly ...

Tesla Crossover and Sports Car EVs in 2016

September 14, 2012 / No Comments

Tesla is charting out plans to manufacture a crossover SUV and a new sports car in place of the Roadster. Car enthusiasts, however, will need to wait until 2016 to drive these models. The 2015 $30,000 sedan is the first in line as per the electric car company’s plans. Tesla hopes it will attract audience significantly. Musk plans to launch it ...

Rimac Automobili Concept_One Shows Up at London Salon Privé

September 11, 2012 / No Comments

The Rimac Automobili Concept_One has made its debut at September’s Salon Privé event in London. This electric hyper car makes its maiden entry in the UK through the show. The show mainly targets the upper class crowd and provides an opportunity to get familiar with the modern and classic cars. Much against the original one, this modified Concept_One has a 92-kWh ...

UK Consumers’ Preference for EVs Revealed in Survey

August 30, 2012 / No Comments

Did you know British consumers spend a good deal of time talking about buying electric cars?  A majority of UK consumers accept the idea of buying an electric vehicle, according to Motor Trader and British Gas. Going by the survey findings, around one-third of consumers prefer to buy electric vehicles. Another third would want to go for an electric-drive car if ...

Mahindra Reva NXR to Take on Nissan Leaf on Indian Roads

August 27, 2012 / No Comments

Mahindra Reva is bringing its new futuristic electric car Reva NXR so as to revolutionize the commuting concept of Indians. If you would remember, the Mahindra Group had introduced this new concept model at the 2012 Auto Expo in Delhi. This two-door electric car can comfortably seat four passengers. It will be available in two variants - either a lithium-ion or ...

Hiriko 100% EV Looks to Rewrite City Car Concept

August 9, 2012 / No Comments

If you have been wondering what car would qualify as the world’s first 100% electric vehicle, think no more. For, the Hiriko has arrived.  The EV that promises to revolutionize the concepts of driving and mobility, is a two-seater electric car developed by the Hiriko Driving Mobility consortium. Build to make traveling much easier and accessible, the Hiriko aims to garner ...