A Win for Cleaner Cars Tesla, the American electric car manufacturer, has been all over the news lately, with its announcement that it has made a quarterly profit for the first time in ten years. In 2011, Tesla reported a loss of $50 million, and in the first quarter of [...]
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Tesla’s Model S has redefined the concept of eco-friendly vehicles. It has set the new benchmark in green technology...
What’s the best-selling zero emissions electric vehicle (EV) in the world today at more than 50,000 units sold in 17 countries so far? Nissan Leaf. Yes, the hottest EV on the market and on roads everywhere from Norway to China to Australia to Brazil is Nissan’s award-winning Leaf. Even Nissan [...]Read more ›
As technology has improved over the past few years and the government has passed serious laws concerning the impact the automotive industry has on the environment, newer vehicles are much more fuel efficient than similar models that were released just a few years ago. Despite the rise in fuel efficiency, [...]Read more ›
We love our cars, no matter what style or how battered they might be, we love them. Apart from our family home, we tend to spend more money and time on our vehicles than any other possession. In recent times we have started to learn about some of the harmful [...]Read more ›
In 2008, Fisker Automotive unveiled the Fisker Karma, a plug-in hybrid luxury sports car that was backed by $200 million in government funding and designed to change the future of green energy and the automotive industry in ways never before seen. Initial orders came in at $100,000 a car. Now, [...]Read more ›
Chevrolet is launching its 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV (electric vehicle) on the streets of California and Oregon this summer. What’s so significant about the Spark EV minicar? First off, Chevy’s Spark EV is truly an all-electric vehicle unlike Chevy’s Volt, which has both an electric motor and an internal combustion [...]Read more ›
The 3rd Taiwan International Electric Vehicles Show earlier this month highlighted zero-emissions vehicles from around the world. A unique prototype shown in Taiwan was the VOI concept scooter designed as part of Project VOI. This two-seat scooter was designed by more than 100 designers and engineers at the Technical University [...]Read more ›