By Tony Franklin on October 19, 2018
Hybrids are the way of the future. Cars like the Toyota Prius have led the way to our market of Hybrids, Hybrid-plugins, and full Electronic vehicles today. What do these terms mean to you and your hunt for a new ecological and economic-friendly car?
By Tim Charlet on October 18, 2018
Celebrating their 20 year of operation, Smart revealed a new electric-powered concept vehicle named the Forease recently at the Paris Motor Show. The Subsidiary of Daimler AG has created the Forease EV concept car for casual around town driving during optimal weather conditions (due to the lack of a roof). Taking styling input from a 1970’s style dune buggy and integrating modern EV technology, the Forease EV is not only unconventional, but visually striking as well.
By Tim Charlet on October 9, 2018
The highly anticipated Audi e-Tron is preparing to go full throttle into production, according to a recently published article. According to managing director Patrick Danau of Audi Brussels, the new Audi EV is expected to reach full production capacity in early September, which is expected to eclipse 20,000 units annually.
By Tim Charlet on October 1, 2018
Europe’s largest automaker has a new electric toy being strutted down the automotive new vehicle circuit. Recently debuted during the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, the Volkswagen I.D. Buzz Cargo is the latest Modular Electric Drive Kit vehicle to come from the creative geniuses in Wolfsburg.
By Tim Charlet on September 28, 2018
There is something to be said about paying tribute to the past – especially in the automotive landscape. A new retro-inspired Peugeot concept car is paying homage to the classic coupe design that made the French automaker famous in the mid-1960’s. Debuting next month at the 2018 Paris Auto Show, the Peugeot e-Legend is a modern take on the classic 504-style Coupe of the legendary Pininfaria.
By Tim Charlet on September 27, 2018
Volvo’s performance sub-brand Polestar is preparing to launch a new car-buying platform that will change the way niche-based vehicles can be purchased. The new direct to consumer sales platform is intended to customize and simplify the process of configuring, ordering, and purchase a new performance vehicle, such as the Polestar 1 – a 600-horsepower hybrid coupe.
By Tim Charlet on September 25, 2018
Move over Tesla – Audi’s ready to step up their luxury electric-powered game when the Audi E-Tron hits the showroom floor. In front of a crowded room of over 1,800 automotive journalists gathered to San Francisco to introduce this new electric-entrant, Audi literally threw down and said they are ready to challenge Tesla and all other competitors in the E-car revolution.
By Tim Charlet on September 24, 2018
All hail the electric-powered king – well, for now. Kia’s latest entry to the electric-powered crossover segment, the Niro EV has recently received a mileage rating of 300+ miles – the most in this highly competitive and growing consumer segment.
By Tim Charlet on September 21, 2018
A recent report indicated that the Lucid Air turned in some impressive track times at the legendary Laguna Seca road track in Northern California. The published report indicated that this new concept car eclipsed a lap record set by the Jaguar I-Pace EV and was much quicker than several conventionally-powered sports cars as well.
By Tim Charlet on September 20, 2018
We’ve all seen the devastation and havoc that Hurricane’s cause to areas like the South Eastern United States. The electric vehicle pioneer Tesla, took proactive measures to ensure owners of older Tesla vehicles with small or limited capacity batteries had enough juice to escape Hurricane Florence.