New details on the Audi R8 e-tron electric supercar

The Audi R8 e-tron will go on sale towards the end of this year, so it is normal to get more and more details that weren’t know. According to Autocar, the new model is quite heavy as it tips the scales at 1,840 kg or 4,056 lbs. The extra weight comes mainly due to the [...]

Volkswagen reveals new e-Golf Limited Edition in the U.S.

Volkswagen decided to offer a more affordable version of the e-Golf in the United States, a model that will save you around $2,000 compared to the current base model. It is called Limited Edition and has a starting price of $33,450. Under the hood of the German model sits an electric motor capable to produce [...]

2016 Chevrolet Volt Teaser Images

The 2015 NAIAS Detroit is soon opening its gate and the Chevrolet North American based carmaker is preparing the 2016 Volt model for its official unveiling, after revealing some teaser images at the 2015 CES, in Las Vegas. The teaser images are partially revealing the 2016 Chevrolet Volt, but that might be enough to discover [...]

Volkswagen Goes Electric in China

The Volkswagen Group German based carmaker is planning to introduce 20 models running on electric-battery, in order to cope with its upper rivals like BMW, Tesla or Nissan. Volkswagen Group has previously announced that the company would launch at least 15 NEVs in China, by 2018, with the company to rethink strategy and offer 20 [...]

New Californian homes to be EV ready

Of all the USA, California has to be the biggest fan of the electric vehicles, with many steps already taken in the direction of the alternative fuel. And now, the next step seems to be upon us, with the state working to make sure all new houses will be built to support EV charging. While [...]

Volkswagen introduces the e-Golf police car

Volkswagen revealed a special version of the e-Golf, namely the police car model, which is slated to debut at the General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference. The event will take place in Leipzig, Germany, therefore, you shouldn’t be surprised to see that the e-Golf wears the blue and silver livery. As expected, it also benefits [...]

Solar Taxi design promises a brighter future

Solar panels are not news by any measure, nor are their use in electrical vehicles. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t still room for improvement. How we go about doing that is proven by the Turkish engineer Hakan Gursu, whose design managed to grab some attention. His Solar Taxi is exactly what it sounds like: [...]

Tesla Model X Electric SUV Coming in First Quarter of 2015

The Tesla North American based electric automaker has already announced the upcoming of a new electric car to its line-up, namely the Model X electric crossover, coming at the beginning of 2015. The Model X electric SUV will thus join the Model S luxury electric sedan and will actually balance the battle against the BMW`s [...]

New Kia Soul EV Heads Production Line

The Kia South Korean based automaker has just announced in an official release that the new Soul EV model is ready to head production line soon enough. The upcoming Kia Soul EV will come with major changes, especially for the entry-level version, sporting LED lights, 16-inch alloy wheels, a 3.5-inch OLED instrument cluster, satellite navigation [...]

First fully 3D printed car to be produced at IMTS

I still remember a certain awareness campaign that wanted to outline the fact that downloading illegal files is equal to stealing. One add had a particular line saying “You wouldn’t download a car.” Naturally, the reaction was fast, and the most popular response was “I would if I could”. Well, it seems that the day [...]

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