EV

Mission R and RS All-Electric Super Bikes Set for Roll Out

July 26, 2013 / No Comments

Mission Motorcycles has announced that it will be rolling out its new all-electric superbikes, named Mission R and Mission RS, soon. Though the EV superbikes are reserve available at select dealerships at the moment, the mega release hasn’t happened as yet. Each bike can generate quick speeds from zero to sixty in just 3 seconds with zero emissions. The EVs aim ...

Hyundai Zero Emissions Vehicle Lined Up for US

June 13, 2013 / 1 Comment

The US market place might soon get to see a new zero emission vehicle. We hear Hyundai is in the works with this new car. You already know that California’s stringent automotive emissions mandates insist that all automobile manufacturers should include some form of zero emissions vehicle in their lineup. A tweet from John Krafcik, HMA Chief Executive says that the ...

Twizy Renault Sport F1 Concept Revealed in Spain

May 20, 2013 / No Comments

Valladolid in Spain witnessed something special, of late. The event was the unveiling of Twizy Renault Sport F1 Concept. The concept utilizes a KERS system, installed in a space where the rear seat would normally be in the regular model. The KERS system works together with the 12.6 kW (17 bhp) electric motor and stores energy lost due to braking ...

Shanghai Motor Show to Feature Citroen Wild Rubis Concept SUV

April 16, 2013 / No Comments

French automaker Citroen has announced their new stylish concept car Wild Rubis, a forerunner of the future DS SUV. The vehicle will be on display at Shanghai Motor Show starting next week. In French, Rubis is the word for Ruby and here it indicates the purple/red paint of the vehicle. The Wild Rubis shares Citroen DS5's platform and the wheelbase is 2900mm ...

Tesla Third Generation EV to be Cheaper; Wider Charging Networks Offered

April 12, 2013 / 1 Comment

Tesla is planning big; they say they will be making cheaper EV, but different from the the ditched 40 kWh Model S. They will also provide widespread supercharging stations and better service by 2016 or at least early 2017. Tesla’s cheaper 40 kWh Model was scrapped on April 1st without any celebration, and the reason they said was that it ...

Primove Wireless Charging for E-cars and Buses Arrives

April 1, 2013 / No Comments

Seems like the concept of wireless charging for electric vehicle is turning real. The first wireless electronic bus charging will begin in Mannheim, Germany in a few months. The upcoming trial in Mannheim will run on existing city bus routes and these vehicles will recharge via invisible inductive technology called Primove. This innovative Primove technology provides a contact-less power source for ...

Volkswagen e-up! with combined charging system

March 18, 2013 / No Comments

The new Volkswagen e-up! - the first all-electric vehicle from VW – will make its debut today at the Annual Press and Investors Conference in Germany.  Although the vehicle unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, this one is the fully electric production vehicle. The e-up! is a four-seater car that offers a driving range of 93 miles and can be ...

Bollore Bluecar EV for 12,000 Euros, but no battery

March 15, 2013 / No Comments

The electric car manufacturer Ballore has decided to sell their electric vehicle for just 12,000 euros (US$15,550), but that’s without a battery. The battery is available for rent with a monthly service plan of 80 Euros for unlimited mileage. Right now, Bollore supplies its Bluecar EV’s to the Paris car-sharing service Autolib, which was the best-selling electric vehicle service in France ...

Mitsubishi Diesel Hybrid Pickups and EVs Line Up for Geneva

February 14, 2013 / No Comments

Mitsubishi is back grabbing headlines with more info on their new diesel hybrid trucks now filling news space. The company is planning to incorporate concept GR-HEV in a sport truck, and this new rock star will be unveiled at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. Significantly, Mitsubishi is applying this hybrid technology for the first time in pickups. The GR-HEV is powered ...

2013 Ford Focus Electric Sports Superior Security Features

February 12, 2013 / No Comments

The 2013 Ford Focus Electric is a star already. With the latest laurel coming in the form of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) applause, the makers can be proud of such an innovation. Crash tests over, the car has been handed over a rating of 5 stars out of 5 by the NHTSA. The overall ratings talk a lot ...