Archive for November, 2010

How To Win The Anti-Electric Car Argument

The ever present field of electric car naysayers love nothing more than to launch attacks on the rise of the electric car, these people seem to have an almost personal dislike of the electric vehicle and love nothing more than trying to convince anyone who’ll listen that the electric car is doomed. I hear from them everyday and today, I’m going to tell you how to resoundingly beat them in an argument. The list below are their most common claims and under each claim I’ve put the appropriate counter argument. If you’d like to add to this list please post your addition in the comments, the comments will then be included in round 2. Lanjut →

Prius Killer? Meet The New Kia Optima Hybrid

Toyota has dominated the hybrid landscape for over 10 years now with a market-share percentage comparable to the iPod in the cut throat world of MP3 players. Toyota is undoubtably king, the problem with being king is that everyone else is gunning for your thone. Meet the latest contender, the 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid. This is a good looking car, it may very well be the best looking hybrid on the road when it arrives in early 2011, some say looks don’t matter (but those people drive ugly cars). Lanjut →

Finally Unveiled! Meet The Tesla Toyota RAV4 EV

The Tesla powered RAV4 has finally been unveiled at the LA Autoshow, Elon Musk was on hand for the unveiling of the electric SUV which is the first of about 2,000 that Tesla will be producing for Toyota over the next 2 years. The Tesla/Toyota RAV4 EV will have an average range of 100 miles, a DVD navigation system, a unique front and rear fairing and the exact same cargo capacity as the gasoline version of the RAV4. Lanjut →

Ford’s First Electric Car – Available In 20 Cities From Next Year

If you’re chomping at the bit to get your hands on an electric car and missed out on the first round of orders for the Nissan Leaf, you might just be in luck! Ford have announced that their electric Focus will be available in 20 cities in 2011 – Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Houston, Chicago, New York, Denver, Lanjut →

The Stunning Jaguar C-X75 Stops By For A Coffee In Irvine

The Jaguar C-X75 stopped by the Cars and Coffee meet up in Irvine, California on Saturday morning for a look-see. The stunningly beautiful electric car has 4 195hp electric motors (one for each wheel) pumping out a total of 780hp, it has a plug and the lithium-ion batteries can be recharged from your garage’s 220v outlet. Lanjut →

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