Electric Cars

Tesla Expanding Supercharger Network Across US and Canada

Tesla Expanding Supercharger Network Across US and Canada

Possible to drive nationwide on renewable power

Tesla is making a massive upgrade to its network of Supercharger EV charging stations. They will allow a Tesla owner to drive across the United States and Canada on renewable electric power for absolutely no cost. Owners of other electric vehicles...
03.06.2013 | 896 views | 0 comments
Elon Musk Says Compact Electric Car Is 4 Years Away

Elon Musk Says Compact Electric Car Is 4 Years Away

The car's closest competitor would be the Leaf

Tesla has been riding high recently after paying back its US Government loan early, and the company's stock price exceeded $100 per share for the first time in its history this month. Its next car, the Model X crossover, has already been ...
29.05.2013 | 894 views | 0 comments
Drayson Racing Technologies Aiming for EV Speed Record

Drayson Racing Technologies Aiming for EV Speed Record

Using a custom-built Lola chassis with proprietary motor

Drayson Racing Technologies will attempt to set the World Electric Land Speed on June 25 on a 1.86-mile runway at an RAF base in Yorkshire, England. They are using a specially built Lola B12/69 chassis, which is a modified Lola B12/60 LMP1 ca , wi...
29.05.2013 | 7901 views | 0 comments
Renault Will Co-Brand with Formula E Cars in 2014

Renault Will Co-Brand with Formula E Cars in 2014

Renault will also supply some components to the cars

Formula E has released the first images of its new car, the third version since the series was announced, and Renault will be the series official technical partner.  “We believe that motorsport is an efficient manner to promote the ...
15.05.2013 | 7073 views | 0 comments
Nissan Leaf is the 2nd Best Selling Car in Norway for April

Nissan Leaf is the 2nd Best Selling Car in Norway for April

It is also in the top five for the year so far

Nissan has reached a major milestone for the Leaf when the car took the number two spot on the Norwegian car sales charts for April. It is also the fifth best selling car in Norway this year.  Nissan sold 455 Leafs in Norway in April and ...
07.05.2013 | 1252 views | 0 comments
Tesla Adds Performance Plus Package to Model S

Tesla Adds Performance Plus Package to Model S

It upgrades the suspension, wheels and tires

Tesla is adding a new Performance Plus Package to the Model S that gives the car a major upgrade in handling.  The Performance Plus Package adds upgraded dampers, suspension bushings, stabilizer bars and Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 tires. Th...
06.05.2013 | 849 views | 0 comments
Toyota Bringing Upgraded Electric Prototype to Pikes Peak

Toyota Bringing Upgraded Electric Prototype to Pikes Peak

It set the record for electric cars up the peak last year

Toyota has announced that it is bringing an upgraded version of its EV P002 to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this summer. The car set the record for an electric vehicle up the 12.4-mile hill climb with a time of 10 minutes and 15.380 sec...
06.05.2013 | 4993 views | 0 comments
BMW Offering Rooftop Home Solar Cells for New i3 and i8

BMW Offering Rooftop Home Solar Cells for New i3 and i8

Partnering with photovoltaic maker SOLARWATT

BMW has partnered with photovoltaic cell maker SOLARWATT to offer rooftop solar cells and microgenerators to for the i3 and i8. Buyers will be able to get them directly from SOLARWATT, order the system when they buy their i3 or i8, or order the sy...
02.05.2013 | 2127 views | 0 comments
Ford and Schaeffler Create Rear-Wheel Drive Electric Fiesta

Ford and Schaeffler Create Rear-Wheel Drive Electric Fiesta

Puts electric motors in each rear wheel

Schaeffler, an automotive supplier that specializes in ball bearings, and Ford have created a technological concept called the Fiesta e-Wheel Drive that uses hub-mounted electric motors in each rear wheel. It will be on display at the Auto, Motor ...
29.04.2013 | 1300 views | 2 comments
Renault Builds Crazy F1-Inspired Twizy with F1 KERS power

Renault Builds Crazy F1-Inspired Twizy with F1 KERS power

It places the KERS unit from an F1 car into the rear of the Twize

Renault appears to have lost their minds. It has just revealed the Twizy Renault Sport F1 Concept that adds the Kinetic Energy Recovery System from an F1 car and an F1-inspired body to the brand’s Twizy electric car. It gives the car roughly...
25.04.2013 | 6070 views | 2 comments

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