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Mercedes Builds 2,221hp Electric Cigarette Boat

Mercedes Builds 2,221hp Electric Cigarette Boat

Will be on display at the Miami Boat Show

Mercedes has developed a very special vehicle for the Miami International Boat Show. The Cigarette AMG Electric Drive Concept is meant as an ultimate expression of the concept from the SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive. The boat was developed...
14.02.2013 | 8060 views | 0 comments
Former Volvo CEO Says Successful EV 15 Years Away

Former Volvo CEO Says Successful EV 15 Years Away

Hybrids will be only electrified cars with market penetration

Former Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby believes that it will be at least 15 years before pure electric vehicles will be sophisticated enough to be successful mainstream cars.  “I have made myself unpopular before by saying this, but I do no...
06.02.2013 | 978 views | 0 comments
Citroën Berlingo Goes Electric

Citroën Berlingo Goes Electric

Will be revealed in April and sales coming later

Citroën will introduce an electric version of the Berlingo at the Commercial Vehicle Show in the UK in April. The new truck will be called the Berlingo Electrique. The Berlingo Electrique is a pure electric commercial vehicle th...
30.01.2013 | 1020 views | 0 comments
Fleet of 20 Nissan Leaf Taxis Coming to Zurich

Fleet of 20 Nissan Leaf Taxis Coming to Zurich

First 10 cars will be on the road soon

A fleet of 20 Nissan Leaf taxis will be on the streets of Zurich, Switzerland, by the end of the year. New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Amsterdam and Sao Paulo already have Nissan Leaf taxi fleets.   The first 10 taxis will be delivered in t...
25.01.2013 | 2922 views | 0 comments
Nissan Cuts Price on Leaf in Europe

Nissan Cuts Price on Leaf in Europe

Includes upgraded car that goes on sale later in the year

Nissan has issued an immediate €3,000 price cut on the Leaf, and it will carry through to the updated Leaf that will be on sale in the middle of the year. Asia and North America will get similar price cuts.  The price cut drops the a...
23.01.2013 | 652 views | 0 comments
BMW Reveals Details on i3 Range Extender

BMW Reveals Details on i3 Range Extender

Extra engine will help those with range anxiety

BMW has said nearly since the i3 was revealed that it plans to offer a range-extended internal combustion engine on its pure electric car. The car will get an optional, two-cylinder engine that will more than double total range.  Accordin...
22.01.2013 | 966 views | 0 comments
Drayson Racing is the First Official Team in Formula E

Drayson Racing is the First Official Team in Formula E

Plans to build own car for 2015

Drayson Racing has been announced as the first confirmed team in the 2014 Formula E season. Lord Drayson made the announcement at the Low Carbon Racing Conference. Formula E is hoping to have a field of 10 teams for the 2014 season.  Dray...
09.01.2013 | 2531 views | 0 comments
Electrified Cars Forecasted to Grow in US But Not Pure EVs

Electrified Cars Forecasted to Grow in US But Not Pure EVs

Electrified car annual sales estimated to grow 40% by 2020

Forecasted electrified car sales, meaning all types of hybrids and EVs, are forecasted to grow 40% annually by 2020, which will be roughly 3.8 million electrified cars a year worldwide, according to Pike Research. However, sales of pure EVs are no...
08.01.2013 | 36001 views | 0 comments
California-Only Fiat 500e Rated at 116mpge Combined

California-Only Fiat 500e Rated at 116mpge Combined

Also offers 87 miles of range

The Fiat 500e EV will only be available in California, but it has been rated at a class leading 116mpge combined rating and a 87-mile range. The EPA estimates that it will cost $500 in electricity to power the 500e for a year based on driving 15,0...
07.01.2013 | 741 views | 0 comments
Formula E Promotes 2014 Season with New Video

Formula E Promotes 2014 Season with New Video

Has confirmed races in Rio and Rome

Formula E, the racing series for electric, open-wheel cars, appears to be making a real attempt at success. The series has already confirmed races in Rio de Janeiro and Rome and says that more will be confirmed in the near future. It has also gone...
03.01.2013 | 1858 views | 0 comments

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