Electric car

BYD Motors e6-Eco & S6DM to Launch in Europe by 2012

March 10, 2011 / No Comments

Chinese automaker BYD Motors is all set to launch its two plug-in models namely the e6-Eco and the S6DM in Europe. Both the models were displayed at the Geneva Motor show. We expect both the vehicles to hit the showrooms by the end of 2012. e6-Eco is an all-electric model and an updated version of the five-seat electric crossover BYD ...

Artega SE Electric Vehicle Concept Charms With its Design

March 7, 2011 / No Comments

Artega SE, the exceptional electric variant of the mid-engined GT model from Artega, debuted at the Geneva Motor Show. The manufacturer claims it as an unmistakable design by renowned designer Henrik Fisker, the same person behind the BMW Z8 and the Aston Martin Vantage.

Wheego Whip Life EV to Hit Roads this March

February 10, 2011 / No Comments

Electric car makers Wheego are close on the heels of Volt and Leaf with their Whip Life. The EV was launched at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Recently the Life got EPA certification was given the green signal for its launch.

Himiko, the Retro Style Electric Car, Arrives

February 4, 2011 / No Comments

It is quite rare to see electric cars take age-old car design, but the Japanese company Mitsuoka Motors have done it. EVs usually are compact, efficient designs but the Himiko -  developed by Mitsuoka - is derived from Mazda NC MX-5 sports car. The car’s design, dating back to older times, is simpler and stylish. The car is named after ...

Obama’s EV Dream May Remain Unfulfilled

February 4, 2011 / No Comments

In his State of the Union address last month, US president Obama said he is aiming to get 1 million electric vehicles on the road by 2015. This goal may never be achieved because automakers are quite uncertain about consumer demand.

Think to up Delivery of City Electric Delivery Vans!

February 2, 2011 / No Comments

Think is increasing its lineup of City cars with two urban delivery vans. The two new models are specifically launched to meet the large demand for efficient, small electric powered delivery vehicles in congested and urban cities. The 2 models will be launched between now and end of the year.

Ford Green Plans Gain Momentum

January 26, 2011 / No Comments

The Ford Focus Electric is getting a makeover to make it even ‘greener’. The car will now be built of recyclable and renewable materials. Ford’s product sustainability manager Carrie Majeske has been quoted as saying that an EV is also called a green vehicle, and so Ford has gone ahead by stuffing out the materials used in Focus Electric with ...

Mitsubishi to Introduce 8 New EVs/Plug-In Hybrids by 2015

January 24, 2011 / No Comments

Mitsubishi has plans to launch eight new electric / plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2015. The new plan of the Japanese giant is based on the growing markets of fuel-efficient products worldwide.

Audi Type C e-tron to Arrive for International Toy Fair

January 21, 2011 / No Comments

Audi, making its second appearance in Nuremberg at the 62nd International Toy Fair, brought the Auto Union Type C e-tron study along with a bunch of other innovations. Though the vehicle has a 1.5 hp electric motor that turns the rear wheels and is named e-tron, it is more of a toy than a car.

Fisker Karma Production to Begin from March 2011

January 20, 2011 / 1 Comment

Many of you have been eagerly waiting for the release of the Fisker Karma luxury plug-in hybrid car for a long time. The wait had begun ever since  it was originally scheduled for release in November 2009. The release was then postponed to September 2010, but now the company has come up with a more reasonable production start date - ...