Electric Cars

Detroit Electric reveals final design of SP:01

Detroit Electric reveals final design of SP:01

Global launch planned for 2015

Detroit Electric is preparing to start the production of its electric sports car, the SP:01. A few months for the start of the produciton in the UK the brand unveiled the final design of the model. The launch of SP: 01 was originally planned ...
29.10.2014 | 139 views | 0 comments
Nissan delivers first electric taxis in Spain

Nissan delivers first electric taxis in Spain

Madrid and Barcelona are investing in the conversion of their taxi fleet

Nissan began delivering the first electric taxis in Spain, in what is a further step towards 100% zero-emissions transportation in European urban centers. The city of Madrid got the first Leaf taxi, while Barcelona received the first e-NV200. ...
22.10.2014 | 185 views | 0 comments
Mitsubishi competing in Pikes Peak again

Mitsubishi competing in Pikes Peak again

Japonese brand will compete once again in the electric car category

Mitsubishi will be taking part once again later this month at the famous Pikes Peak International Hillclimb competition. The Japanese brand will compete with the third generation of the MiEV Evolution . With the MiEV Evolution III Mitsubishi...
04.06.2014 | 436 views | 0 comments
Nissan Leaf's sales reach 100.000

Nissan Leaf's sales reach 100.000

The world's first mass-produced zero emissions vehicle has seen its sales grow over the years

In 2010 Nissan became the first brand to market a mass-produced zero emissions vehicle. The Leaf success wasn't as fast as initially expected, however after four years in the market it has reached the 100.000 units milestone and its sales worl...
04.02.2014 | 3103 views | 0 comments
Formula E Car Makes Public Debut in Las Vegas

Formula E Car Makes Public Debut in Las Vegas

The series does not begin until September 2014

The inaugural Formula E season does not start until September 2014, but the car was shown driving publicly for the first time during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on January 6. It was also the first time that the  Spark-Renault S...
08.01.2014 | 474 views | 0 comments
Toyota Building a Hydrogen Infrastructure in California with Automakers

Toyota Building a Hydrogen Infrastructure in California with Automakers

It showed the FCV concept for the firs time in the US at CES

During Toyota’s presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, it showed off its FCV hydrogen fuel cell concept for the first time in the US. The concept debuted in mid-2013 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Toyota plans to have the ...
07.01.2014 | 2985 views | 0 comments
Finalized Formula E Car Will Debut in Las Vegas with Test Drive

Finalized Formula E Car Will Debut in Las Vegas with Test Drive

It will be the first time it has been shown in North America

The Formula E Spark-Renault SRT_01E will get its first public demonstration of the final car in Las Vegas on January 6, and it will also be the first time that the car has ever been shown in North America. The event will coincide with the Consumer...
02.01.2014 | 3379 views | 0 comments
Boston Celtics Owner Invests Millions into Formula E

Boston Celtics Owner Invests Millions into Formula E

He will receive a seat on the promoter's board of directors

The fledgling Formula E racing series has received a major investment from Wyc Grousbeck, the largest single shareholder in the Boston Celtics NBA basketball team, and his company Causeway Media Partners. The investment comes to $21 million, accor...
30.12.2013 | 2574 views | 0 comments
GM Plans to Pack Its Next EV with Cutting Edge Technology in 2016

GM Plans to Pack Its Next EV with Cutting Edge Technology in 2016

The development comes from what GM learned from studying Tesla

Current General Motors CEO Dan Akerson may only have a month left of work, but his final legacy with the company may be its upcoming electric sedan. Early in 2013, Akerson took notice of the rising cache of Tesla and set up a taskforce to stud...
16.12.2013 | 2775 views | 0 comments
Audi R8 E-Tron May Go Into Production for R8's Second Generation

Audi R8 E-Tron May Go Into Production for R8's Second Generation

The key is improved battery technology

Audi has gone back and forth on whether or not to produce the R8 e-tron that it is easy to lose track, but the latest rumor indicates that the car is back on the slate and could be on sale by late 2014. Production of the electric R8 will be in ver...
13.12.2013 | 492 views | 0 comments
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