The Story of Fisker
The article was contributed by servicingstop.co.uk – a car servicing company based in the UK with over 1,000 garages.
Fisker started out back in 2007 with great expectations. They are a unique company, offering vehicles that resembled Ferraris and Lamborghinis. What is the difference? Fisker builds plug-in hybrids. Celebrities are very interested... [Read more]
Electric Car Servicing and Maintenance
Guest post by: Eric Muhanji
Petrol and diesel-powered cars ruled the previous century. However, electric cars are entering new markets every year because of their low fuel (electricity) costs and relatively low maintenance costs compared to gasoline-powered cars. Also, these cars are environment friendly and are famously coined as ‘green cars.’... [Read more]
The 1,000 hp VOLAR-e All Wheel Drive Electric Supercar
Batman music is an appropriate theme for something I could imagine in Bruce Wayne’s, you know, bat-garage.
Spanish industrial design firm Applus Idiada has formally presented a new electric race car concept called the Volar-e.
The Volar-e is one of the most powerful electric cars ever built and was showcased for the first... [Read more]
On the BMW i3 Concept Coupe
BMW is finally entering the electric vehicle market with their i series after clinging to absolute confidence in clean diesel technology for years. The most promising prospect of the their concept stable is probably the BMW i3 Concept Coupe: a highway capable, two-door hatchback with a subtle futuristic style and hints of the traditional BMW heritage.... [Read more]
Cambodia Unveils the Angkor EV 2013
Cambodia has unveiled a pretty cool looking little EV with scissor doors. But with a top speed of 60 Km/hour (37 mph), it’s no Lamborghini Murciélago. The Angkor EV probably has a little pep accelerating to that top speed, but obviously there is no 0-60 time yet. The manufacturer claims the two-door can travel 300 km or 186 miles between... [Read more]
On the Tesla Model X
It seems like Tesla comes out with a new all-electric model every week these days, with the first Model S vehicles hitting the streets last year, and now the introduction of their new Model X SUV.
The Tesla Model X is built on the Tesla Model S platform, which means the basic drivetrain is the same, with the battery, controller, and motor sitting... [Read more]
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses Coming On Line in Cleveland
Hydrogen powered vehicles can convert hydrogen into mechanical energy in two ways, through combusting the fuel to create power at the wheels or converting the hydrogen to electricity through a fuel cell, which sends the power to an electric motor. So while technically, you don’t need to plug in a fuel cell electric vehicle, it is still very... [Read more]
The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid: What’s New, What’s Better, and What Needs Work
When one thinks of hybrid vehicles these days, Ford is at the top of the list. When you are a company that is going up against some strong contenders (i.e. Toyota, Honda, etc.), you need to pack the power that it takes to come out on top. Ford dealerships now offer the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid, which does just that.
Unlike other Hybrids on the road... [Read more]
Update on the Lightning GT
The Lighting GT was Great Britain’s answer to the Tesla Roadster in early development, and now the Model S in 2013. However with the current exchange rate the GT is going to set wealthy patrons back about a quarter of a million dollars or 150,000 British pounds. The electric supercar is hand built in Coventry, with 90% of the parts sourced from... [Read more]