Still think EVs are just glorified golf carts? Get a load of the big boxy truck that Nissan just exhibited at the 2011 Tokyo Truck Show. The e-NT400 Atlas Concept is an EV based on Nissan’s workhorse Atlas F24 commercial truck that includes components borrowed from the LEAF. With an electric motor and a lithium-ion… Read more »
700 lucky drivers in 7 US cities will soon have a chance to put BMW’s new EV coupe through its paces.
20 of Audi’s new A1 e-trons will take to the Autobahnen and Strassen around Munich, Germany in a major fleet trial jointly sponsored by Audi, Munich Technical University and the local electric utility. Part of the financing comes from the German Ministry of Transport, which has provided 10 million Euros for pilot EV projects in the region. The power… Read more »
Tesla’s CEO recently unveiled a wall-mounted charger for the company’s forthcoming Model S sedan
The menagerie of vehicles on the streets of Amsterdam is about to get a little greener, as a fleet of rental EVs joins the trams, bicycles, and pedicabs on the quaint, occasionaly chaotic, cobblestones. Car2go, a subsidiary of Daimler, will launch Europe’s first zero-emissions car sharing fleet in November, when the company’s Amsterdam operation (one… Read more »
Tesla has announced that it will launch a new generation of the Roadster in 2014. Unlike the current model, which will go out of production at the end of this year, the next Roadster will not be built on a Lotus platform, but rather on a “third-generation platform,” a shortened version of the chassis used… Read more »
Fisker Automotive's Karma PHEV received EPA emission certification and underwhelming fuel economy ratings.
Yet another icon of American transportation is getting electrified. Sports cars, sedans, hatchbacks, and vans joined the party, and now even the humble school bus has been invited. Bus maker Trans Tech announced the new eTrans, a 42-passenger bus that combines classic yellow-and-black styling with a modern aerodynamic look. Built on a chassis made by… Read more »
Oregon-based Brammo has announced that it is buying Quantyaparx, a chain of 16 dirt bike tracks in Germany, Austria, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
The Prime Minister of Estonia and the President of Mitsubishi Motors took to the lectern to celebrate the delivery of 50 of Mitsubishi’s new i-MiEV electric vehicles.