Tesla to Produce an Affordable Electric Car?

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By Jon Derrickson on June 4, 2013

Electric vehicles being the standard mode of transportation may be a ways off, but it just got a little bit closer as Elon Musk confirmed recently at the D11 Conference in California that Tesla would launch in the next 3-4 years an EV in the $30,000 to $35,000 price range.

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Audi Says it Will Not Sell its Electric R8 e-tron Sports Car

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By Jon Derrickson on May 30, 2013

The first Audi R8 e-tron was unveiled as a concept car at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show and has since been tested and tweaked by Audi resulting in ten different versions of the all electric car. Many speculated that the testing would at least result in a limited edition or limited run car but alas Audi has but all speculation to rest by officially confirming that the e-tron will not make it to production.

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Porsche Details the 2014 918 Spyder Hybrid

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By Jon Derrickson on May 23, 2013

In a recent press release, Porsche details their all new 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid. According to Porsche, the new 918 Drivers has a unique all wheel drive system with a combustion and electric motor on the rear axle and a second electric motor on the front axle. Down to the chassis and axles, this 918 was built with racing and motor sport in mind.

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The LaFerrari Debuts at the Geneva Motor Show

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By Jon Derrickson on March 6, 2013

So far the LaFerrari debut has turned more heads and made more buzz than any other unveiling so far at the Geneva Motor Show. Ferrari only plans to build around 500 of Enzo successor with an expected price tag of around $1.3 million. Using HY-KERS hybrid technology, the LaFerrari is equipped with a 6.3-liter 789 horsepower V12 engine and a 160-hp electric motor for a combined 949 hp and 663 lb-ft of torque. With its power and carbon fiber chasses, making for a lighter, stiffer ride, the LaFerrari goes from 0 to 62 miles per hour in less than three seconds and reaches a top speed of 205 MPH.

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McLaren Releases P1 Specs Ahead of the Geneva Auto Show

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By Jon Derrickson on February 27, 2013

With a little more than a week to go before the Geneva Auto Show, McLaren has released some detailed performance specs and new photos of the new McLaren P1.

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McLaren to Debut P1 in Geneva

Tags: McLaren, Ferrari Enzo, Ferrari, Auto Shows, Breaking News, Geneva Motor Show, Hybrid

By Brittany Cermak on February 14, 2013

This year’s Geneva Motor Show will take place between March 7th and 17th in Geneva, Switzerland. Like always, there will be a number of vehicles making their debuts at the show. One of the debuts we are particularly excited about is the McLaren P1’s. Successor to the British automaker’s F1 supercar, the long-awaited P1 is rumored to have a starting price around $1.2 million. McLaren will likely only make about 500 copies of the car, which they hope will be a direct competitor to Ferrari’s upcoming Enzo replacement. Coincidentally, the F150—as Ferrari’s been calling it—is also scheduled to debut in Geneva.

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