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Volkswagen Will Debut Electric Citycar By 2013

Volkswagen Will Debut Electric Citycar By 2013

As if there weren't enough news blasting out of Germany at the moment, Volkswagen's head of research and development, Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, has announced that the company will roll an EV into VW showrooms by the 2013 calendar year. As per Hackenberg's statements in the German magazine Stern, the... read more

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Hyundai i10 electric vehicle

Hyundai To Launch i10 Electric Vehicle In 2010

As our own Viknesh Vijayenthiran mentioned on Friday, Hyundai has announced that it will launch a mass-market electric vehicle in the second half of 2010. The vehicle will be... read more September 8, 2009 by 16


 
Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHYBRID lithium-ion battery pack

Study: Lithium Fears Unfounded, Plenty To Meet EV Demand

There's been growing concern in the green car community about EVs and their reliance on lithium batteries -- specifically that there's not enough lithium on Planet Earth to... read more August 31, 2009 by 14


 
Tokyo taxis

Better Place Scores EV Taxi Pilot Project In Central Tokyo

We haven't mentioned Shai Agassi and his outside-the-box startup, Better Place, in some time, but we're happy to report that the man with the battery-swapping plan has been... read more August 27, 2009 by 0


 
Tesla Model S Sedan

Tesla Revving Up For A $30,000 Vehicle By 2016

Given its recent slide into profitability, its snazzy new production facility, and its lawsuit-free status, Tesla Motors has been on a bit of a roll lately. Not surprisingly... read more August 24, 2009 by 1


 
Trabant electric car concept for 2009 Frankfurt auto show

WTF Friday Marathon: 2009 Frankfurt Show Gets...Trabant?

Of all the dead car brands interred in the automotive history books, what's the one you'd least expect to be revived? Not so fast, Mr. Auto Union. Our first pick above all is... read more August 21, 2009 by 3


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Future Cars: 2012 Chevrolets Get Smaller, Greener

Two weeks ago, TheCarConnection toured GM's design studios for a sneak preview of the future cars and crossovers planned for Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC and Buick. We've shared... read more August 20, 2009 by 5


 
Das Autobahn

Germany Wants 1,000,000 EVs On The Road By 2020

Germany has set a goal of putting 1,000,000 electric vehicles on its roadways by the year 2020, and Chancellor Angela Merkel is putting together a plan to make that happen... read more August 20, 2009 by 2


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Losing Ground In The EV Race?

An interesting article in the New York Times suggests that Toyota -- the same Toyota that's often considered to be at the forefront of the green car movement, thanks to its... read more August 20, 2009 by 2


 
Tesla's new facility in Palo Alto, California

Tesla Motors Adds A Factory, Loses A Lawsuit (In A Good Way)

It's a great news day for Tesla Motors: not only is the company moving into new digs in Palo Alto, California, but also Tesla's co-founder and former CEO Martin Eberhard has... read more August 19, 2009 by 1


 
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As Others Focus On EVs, Honda Sticks With Hydrogen

Earlier this year we got the chance to drive the production 2009 Honda FCX Clarity, which is the first publicly available hydrogen sedan. The FCX can't yet be considered a... read more August 14, 2009 by 4


 
Tesla Roadster

Tesla Turns A Corner -- And A Profit

Tesla Motors -- the flashy electric automaker capable of evoking schadenfreude in even the most enthusiastic EV fan -- met two major milestones in July: the company sold a... read more August 10, 2009 by 6


 
BMW Z Vision concept

Spotted: BMW Z Vision Concept

At the Geneva Motor Show in 2008, BMW unveiled the X5 EfficientDynamics concept, a hybrid diesel variant of the BMW X5 luxury SUV. Last week, BMW announced that it's bringing... read more August 6, 2009 by 0


 
Jesse James with hydrogen land-speed record contender, by Spencer Weiner - Los Angeles Times

B-List Star-Mechanic Mouths Off: Jesse James On Green-Car Tech

We always liked watching Jesse James on "Monster Garage." He was quiet, and usually brought a needed touch of reality to the hype, jumpy editing, and quick-and-dirty projects... read more August 6, 2009 by 2


 
Renault Twingo

Renault Helps Mercedes On New Smart, Plans Return To U.S.

No one can deny that French automaker Renault is on the move these days. In addition to its work with Nissan on electric vehicles, the company is in talks with Mercedes-Benz... read more August 4, 2009 by 0


 
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Revamped Toyota iQ To Be Company's First Fully Electric Car

Toyota's iQ is a popular guy these days. A couple of weeks ago, we mentioned that the iQ will serve as the base for Aston Martin's first foray into the citycar segment. (In... read more July 29, 2009 by 0


 

 
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