Category: -Other EVs-

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

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,

On the Skoda Octavia Green E Line

We’ve never mentioned the Czech Automaker, Skoda, before on this site, but there is a first time for everything.  Skoda is a fully owned subsidiary of Volkswagen. They currently manufactures the Skoda Octavia Green-tec model, which achieves 35 MPG from its 4 cylinder intercooled, turbocharged engine.  The Czech company is in the process of enhancing

The Fastest Electric Vehicles on Earth

Electric vehicles have full torque, all the time, with no transmission, clutch, oil pan, exhaust system,or  fuel tank to weigh it down, it is no wonder they are some of the fastest land objects on wheels. I was asked to include this speedy infographic on my website, and I was happy to oblige. Credit to

Amp Motorworks Hands Keys to Northern Lights Energy

On Wednesday, Amp Motorworks ceremoniously handed over the keys for the first of 1,000 electric Mercedes-Benz ML 350 SUVs to Gisli Gislason, the chairman and chief executive of Iceland’s Northern Lights Energy.  When Amp’s PR man invited me to the festivities, I decided a short road trip through the Midwest wouldn’t be too painful a

AMP Test Drive

The folks over at AMP Motorworks were nice enough to let me ride along in their Progressive X Prize AMP’d Sky at the Remy headquarters.  They also let me drive their small electric SUV, the AMP Equinox. We’ll start with the Equinox.  The GM SUV is converted to electric pretty seamlessly.  You really cannot tell