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Mitsubishi, Best Buy Test MiEV; U.S. Electric Car Due In 2011

Mitsubishi, Best Buy Test MiEV; U.S. Electric Car Due In 2011

Mitsubishi today announced a new partnership with electronics retailing giant Best Buy, to place four vehicles initially with Best Buy’s Geek Squad computer-tech team. Through the agreement, the companies hope to study real-life vehicle range and any issues that might arise in a hard-use fleet... read more

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Aptera 2e, revised

Aptera Ousts Founders Steve Fambro And Chris Anthony

Just three months after the backstabbing and name-calling between Tesla co-founders ended, scandal has begun to rock another California-based EV  start-up: Aptera Motors has... read more November 16, 2009 by  9


 
2009 MINI E

The MINI E Isn't Quite Ready For Its Close-Up

Results from field tests of the MINI E have finally come in, and sadly, the EV didn't exactly pass with flying colors. Aside from braking, handling, and other problems that... read more November 13, 2009 by  0


 
The Triac, by San Jose's Green Vehicles

We're Gonna Walk Down To 'Electric Avenue' (With Earplugs)

Halloween is done and Thanksgiving is looming, so that can only mean one thing: just two more months until the 2010 Detroit auto show! This year's gathering will see a new... read more November 13, 2009 by  0


 
From Renault's Zero Emissions Magazine #1

Renault's Sustainable-Mobility.Org Touts Zero-Emissions Tech

In America, we tend to think of Renault as that wacky French outfit responsible for the Le Car craze of the 1970s and 80s. But in fact, the company has been doing some very... read more November 12, 2009 by  0


 
Chrysler ENVI Vehicles

Chrysler Retools Its EV Program, Possibly For The Better

Last week, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne unveiled the company's five-year recovery plan. This week, we've received details about Chrysler's electric vehicle program, which... read more November 10, 2009 by  1


 
Ontario green license plate for hybrids and EVs

Ontario Goes Green With New Plates, HOV Perks

High Occupancy Vehicle lanes help reduce traffic congestion by encouraging carpools. In states like California and Virginia, they're also used as incentives for green car... read more November 3, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Thefts Down, But LoJack Looks Ahead To Hybrids and Electrics

In any normal vehicle, a slight drain on the battery is no big deal. But if you have a hybrid—or, for that matter, if you have a finicky old British roadster in the garage... read more October 28, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Toyota FT-86 Concept

Tokyo Motor Show Comes & Goes, Infiniti Confirms Electric Car: Today’s Car News

The 2009 Tokyo Motor Show has released its secrets, and the High Gear Media crew has covered all the latest from the Japanese capital. Apart from a Lexus supercar, a few EVs... read more October 21, 2009 by  0


 
Honday EV-N concept [video screencap]

2009 Toyko Motor Show: Honda's EV-N Minicar Concept Video

The 2009 Tokyo Motor Show kicks off today, and even though the event will be much smaller than it's been in recent years, there's already some fun stuff on view. Take, for... read more October 21, 2009 by  1


 
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Honda Officially Considering Battery Electric Vehicle

Back in August, Viknesh Vijayenthiran reported on rumors that Honda would launch a zero-emission battery electric vehicle in the US by 2015. The vehicle in question was... read more October 20, 2009 by  10


 
2010 Dodge Ram 2500

Ford Hybrids Lead Sales, Dodge Rams Aren't Sheep: Today's Car News

Cheap is the new black, or so we're told--luxury-car buyers are opting for less features and lower prices as we begin to pull out of phase one of the Great Recession... read more October 14, 2009 by  1


 
2009 Toyota FT-86 Concept

Toyota FT-86 Spied, GM Ramps Up Volt: Today At High Gear Media

We're ramping up for next week's 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, but today at High Gear Media there's more going on than the new Toyota-Subaru coupes and the upcoming Mitsu Lancer... read more October 13, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro V-6

GM's Tricks, Nissan EV, and 2011 Explorer [Today's Car News]

Is GM up to its old tricks? They're planning on building an additional 1 million cars and trucks next year, which could outstrip any sales recovery. [Detroit Free Press] The... read more October 12, 2009 by  0


 
2009 fiat 500 convertible 500c 2 020

Chrysler And Fiat Are Building An Electric Car

Chrysler board member Alfredo Altavilla has informed the press that Chrysler and Fiat are working on an electric car. Although he didn't provide specifics, Altavilla did say... read more October 12, 2009 by  1


 
Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid

Mazda Raises $1 Billion For Zoom-Zoomin' Hybrids

In January, Mazda North America president Jim O'Sullivan said, "We will not go somewhere unless it's 'zoom-zoom'" -- by which he meant that Mazda would stick with combustion... read more October 5, 2009 by  0


 

 
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