The Beautiful Lightning GT – Going To Monaco

Possibly the best looking electric car ever conceived, the Lightning GT, is on it’s way to Monte Carlo in the hopes of impressing uber wealthy car aficionados. The stunning E-Type inspired design has been widely acclaimed by the motoring world and the battery technology the car is reported to use is quite revolutionary, how does a 10 minute recharge sound? Read the rest of this article »

iEV: An Electric Car Simulator for iPhone

One of the largest things slowing down electric vehicle adoption is “range anxiety“, it’s essentially a fixation many people have that an electric car doesn’t have the range they need for their day to day life. Most electric cars have a 100+ mile range and the average American drives less than 27 miles per day, however in spite of this, range anxiety continues. Read the rest of this article »

The Fisker Karma Enters Production In 20 Days!

March 21st will see the conveyor belts, engineers and robots crank into action and begin production of the Fisker Karma sedan, an electric car with an onboard gasoline powered generator that is set to cost $95,900 USD (before tax breaks). Read the rest of this article »

The Electric Lamborghini Minotauro – Pictures + Video

Lamborghini are famous for being the “other” Italian supercar manufacturer, having produced infamous vehicles like the Miura, the Countach and the recent Sesto Elemento, Lamborghini are yet to build an electric car. Design student¬†Andrei Avarvarii decided to put that right and set about designing the Lamborghini Minotauro, a 100% electric Lamborghini supercar that seats 3 and can dash from 0-60 in under 4 seconds. Read the rest of this article »

The Joule – Africa’s First Electric Car

Meet the Joule, it’s Africa’s first electric car, it heralds from South Africa and although it was first introduced at the Paris Motorshow in 2008 it isn’t due to hit the showroom floors until 2013. Read the rest of this article »

The EGO Personal Electric Submarine

Okay, okay so it’s more of a semi-submersible/glass-bottomed-boat but it’s still an awesome ¬†toy if you have a mega-yacht and are getting tired of napping on the sun-lounger. The sub is called “EGO” and is built by Raonhaje, a Korean engineering firm, it’s launch date was the 17th of February at the Miami Boat Show. Read the rest of this article »

The Rinspeed BamBoo

Meet the Rinspeed BamBoo, this concept car is due to splash down at this years Geneva Motorshow and if these promo shots are anything to go by, it might just be the most unique car on display. Read the rest of this article »

Awesome Infographic – Energy Consumption Compared – Car vs Human

Some of the big questions in life are never answered, for example if you’ve ever wondered how many pints of Guinness it would take to match the calorie equivalent of energy in a gallon of gasoline your days of wondering are over. It would take 150! Read the rest of this article »

Ferrari Gets Beaten By An Electric Car In Drag Race – Video

Watch a Ferrari and a Porsche Carrera GT get owned by a small electric car in this fun video clip. The electric car is a WrightSpeed X1 and you can read more about it here. Read the rest of this article »

New Electric-Only BMW Brand Being Announced Today – Will The Isetta Return?

BMW will be holding an online press conference today to announce the name of their brand new “sub-brand” that will specialise in producing electric and hybrid vehicles. The sub-brand has been referred to as “i” internally at BMW although it is doubtful that BMW will affix the lowercase “i” to the brand due to its wide use by Apple Inc. and potential lawsuits that would almost certainly result. Read the rest of this article »


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