Electric car

Daimler Cityflame Smart Fortwo Edition Unveiled

January 16, 2013 / No Comments

Daimler, the German automaker, has introduced a newly designed Smart Fortwo at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. The new smart package is named 'Cityflame' and features eye catchy yellow and black accents on the interior and exterior. The vehicle comes with pearlescent flame yellow body panels and black safety panels and roof. The wheels of the ‘Cityflame’ are black-painted and fitted ...

Volkswagen Aims to Be Leader in Electric Vehicle Market

January 15, 2013 / No Comments

Volkswagen has revealed its goal to become the leader in electric vehicle industry. Recently, at a meeting with a group of journalists, Volkswagen executives listed out the company’s road map for electric vehicles. Two years ago, the company set a target of making plug-in electric cars, a combination of pure battery electric cars and plug-in hybrids. And it was to represent ...

Cadillac ELR Image Released Before Detroit Auto Show

January 10, 2013 / No Comments

The Detroit Auto Show will begin soon but before the event, we got our eyes on a teaser image of the 2014 Cadillac ELR, the next generation electric vehicle from General Motors. The photo was released by the automaker and shows the vehicle on the road in Southern California. This is the second teaser shot for this vehicle The specification details ...

More layoffs at Coda Automotive

January 7, 2013 / 1 Comment

We have been hearing some bad news from Coda Automotive lately, as there have been “massive layoffs” at the California electric vehicle start-up. Coda Automotive laid off more than 50 employees including a substantial part of its sales and marketing staff. Though we are not sure about all the details, sources have been heard  saying  that the company has sold fewer ...

Tesla Model S Pricing for Europe Out

December 28, 2012 / No Comments

It looks like Telsa will sell the Model S electric car for a much higher price to the Europe. The eco-friendly manufacturer has announced different prices for different countries and it seems that the Europeans will have to spend a little more to get behind the wheel of the Telsa Model S 60kWh. Currently, Telsa has decided to sell only the ...

Toyota Fun Vii Car Might Come with Wireless Charging Tech

December 27, 2012 / No Comments

How about a car that can change its exterior depending on the driver’s mood? And how fun will it be if you can choose a color for your car each day? Well, we are not talking about a fairy tale, but the kind of technologies that could get included into the future cars. Until the introduction of Fun-Vii, customized cars used ...

Electric Car Association Founded in Iceland

December 21, 2012 / No Comments

Iceland is a place with renewable energy almost too cheap to meter. The latest move to make Iceland an EV-friendly country has happened through the move to give shape to the Icelandic EV Association by an Icelandic entrepreneur named Gisli Gislayson and his team. Majority of the population lives in Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital city. The rural areas can also be connected ...

Kansas City All for Electric Vehicles

December 19, 2012 / No Comments

After people started to prefer electric vehicles due to concerns on greenhouse gas emissions and petroleum supplies, electric vehicles have increasingly started flowing out into American highways and driveways.   Realizing the importance the new move, Kansas City is all set to be the most electric-vehicle ready in terms of charging infrastructure. The Kansas City region is well equipped with   sufficient public ...

Rinspeed Micromax EV Concept Heads for Geneva

December 14, 2012 / No Comments

Every year at the Geneva Motor Show, a new model for urban motoring is sure to appear from Switzerland's Rinspeed. In 2010, we saw the debut of the Fiat-500-esque UC and in 2011, it was the BamBoo. Last year, the company brought the Smart ForTwo-centric Dock+Go. So what’s up for 2013? Micromax, we hear! Micromax may appear as one of the ...

Chevy Volt Tops Satisfaction Survey

December 10, 2012 / No Comments

It was two years ago that the Chevrolet Volt first when on sale. Owners of the car are now happy about the return on their investment. They claim that they have driven more than 100 million all-electric miles since its entry to the market.  GM estimates that the average Chevy Volt owner travels in pure electric mode for more than ...