Electric car

Renault Zoe Breaks Record for Longest Distance Covered by an EV in 24 Hours

June 13, 2012 / No Comments

Renault Zoe, the much awaited EV in a world where people are going green with EVs, has broken the record for longest distance driven in 24 hours by an electric car. It managed to cover 1600 kilometers (994.19 miles) under controlled conditions on a closed circuit, surpassing the previous record of 1241 km (776 miles). The nominal range per charge of this EV ...

Chevrolet Volt 2013 Boasts Larger Battery and Longer Range

June 12, 2012 / No Comments

If you have been waiting for enhancements in your favourite Chevy Volt, the company has now done exactly that.The Chevrolet Volt 2013 model has been announced, and the vehicle comes with a bunch of impressive features. The most significant aspect about the new model is its larger battery. The battery’s capacity is of 16.5 kWh and that means it has been ...

2013 Tesla Model S Signature Edition Sold Out

June 8, 2012 / No Comments

Remember the 2013 Tesla Model S Signature vehicles that the company had rolled out some time ago? Tesla motors claims that all units of this Signature edition have been sold out and the most expensive version among these was sold for a whopping $105,400. In case you would still want a Model S Signature version, you can place your order and ...

Audi Cancels All-Electric A2, A1 E-Tron Projects

June 7, 2012 / No Comments

We know that Audi did not promise us the production version of its all-electric A2 project. Still, the auto world expected to see the vehicle hitting the market soon. Well folks, the latest news is that the project will be shelved by the manufacturer.  As per the reports from Car Magazine, Audi is cancelling all-electric A2 project, and the reason behind ...

Nissan Leaf Holds 95 Percent of its Value Even After a Year

June 5, 2012 / No Comments

Want to give away your Nissan Leaf? Well, this seems to be the best time. A recent report in this regard says that the vehicle at present holds more value, that too more than Chevrolet Volt or Toyota Prius. The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA)’s recent guide has made this conclusion and further adds that Nissan Leaf holds 95 percent of ...

Audi A3 E-Tron Pilot Project Test Drive on Video

June 5, 2012 / No Comments

Audi has recently uploaded a video that showcases the details of its e-tron pilot project. This project is the battery-electric version of the A3 hatchback. If you watch the video posted below, you will get to see many drivers who get to test drive the new edition. The video runs for a total two minutes. It has the test-drivers, based in Golden, ...

Prius Drives Into Popularity Terrain Across the Globe

June 1, 2012 / No Comments

Toyota sold 247,230 units of the Prius around the world, that too in the first quarter of this year. Doesn’t this look like a record? Yes it indeed is one. That makes the automobile the world's third-best-selling car model for the first three months of 2012. The sales were considerably higher in the US and Japan. So, Prius is now one ...

BMW i Sub-Brand Sees Crisis

May 31, 2012 / No Comments

Lots of reports regarding the crisis being faced by BMW’s i sub-brand have been popping. The latest news on that front is that the automaker is considering contingency plans regarding sales. There are many external factors that have led to such a situation. This includes lack of a recharging infrastructure too. It has been pointed out that the austerity moves in ...

Hybrid Vehicle Sales to Zoom Fivefold in Five Years

May 30, 2012 / No Comments

Hybrid and plug in vehicles are all set for a giant leap in the coming few years. Our love for the vehicles will result in a fivefold sales jump, going by a new report. As per the research report Low (Zero) Emission Vehicle Market (2012 - 2017) - By Degree of Hybridization & Type of Traction Battery Used - Global Forecast, ...

Nissan e-NV200 Set for Production; Will Go on Sale in 2013

May 29, 2012 / No Comments

We will soon get to see Nissan’s new e-NV200 Concept driving in to the market place. The car manufacturer has announced its plans to commence production of the EV. The concept is said to be a genuine breakthrough in commercial vehicles, and the new edition may be seen as underlining Nissan's leadership within the electric vehicle segment. Well, we do not have ...