Category: Hybrid/Electric

Aptera’s first pre-production version of the 2e finally here

Aptera Motors have created the first pre-production version of their all-electric 2e. The two-seater features three-wheels and it is the first of a new Aptera electric-car fleet which will be in evaluation for full production in October. The 2e from Aptera has a lithium-ion battery pack, and it features front wheel drive. The 2e has a driving range of 200 […]

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SSC are building a new electric-powertrain which can recharge in 10 minutes

Shelby SuperCars (SSC) has released details on their new electric vehicle technology which will be unveiled this year. The new technology will allow electric-vehicles to recharge in 10 minutes with the same range of a normal charge. They are expecting a single 10 minute charge to give you around 200miles of driving range. The AESP (All-Electric Scalable Powertrain) is the […]

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Image Gallery: 2011 Chevrolet Volt

General Motors have released new images of the Chevrolet Volt. The images feature the plug-in hybrid electric car which General Motors are hoping will be very successful. Check out the images below.

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Seat Leon Twin Drive – The new hybrid from Seat

Seat have created a new prototype version based on the Leon hatchback. The prototype will either run on electric power or on a petrol engine. The name suggests this, as the name is “Twin Drive”. The hybrid powertrain consists of a 35kW electric motor which uses lithium-ion batteries. There is also a conventional petrol engine. The all electric mode will […]

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Audi are planning a range of electric vehicles for the future

Audi are planning to get in on the electric vehicle segment with their new plans which will allow them to have a wide variety of eco-friendly cars. The plans are for 2014 and they were approved by the Audi board of directors in December. The plans include a new Audi E1 model which will be based on the Volkswagen Up! […]

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Chrysler are not close to an electric vehicle for production

At the Detroit Motor Show earlier this month we saw Chrysler LLC pitch up with five electric-drive concepts. Although this might seem pretty cool, and seem like they are moving towards the electric market, we now have to report that Chrysler have got no plans what-so-ever to build any of these models. Reports are saying that Chrysler are hoping to […]

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