Mystery of the Electric Car

So I’ve been reading up on electric cars for a while now, and over that time a pretty clearly defined mystery plot unfolded before me. Then: The modern day electric car saga (not the one from a century ago) began in 1996 when GM released the EV1 to customers in California on a lease only

Production Chevy Volt Revealed

Pictures courtesy of Autobloggreen.com Featuring snazzily dressed Chevy executives.  But I must say, they are right on the money with this design.  Chevy did away with the sharp corners and the awkward plastic moldings around the windows; and they are obviously targeting the Toyota Prius market as a gas saving, compact family sedan.  They could

Lightning GT promises 10-minute recharge

-Provided you have an industrial strength outlet. But the Lightning GT was unveiled at the London Motor Show this summer, and boy does it look mean. With four at-the-wheels electric motors, the vehicle puts out 640 bhp, propelling it from 0-60 in 4 seconds with a top speed of 130 mph. The 30 Nanosafe batteries

On the VentureOne

To give you an idea of what the VentureOne is, this is a TopGear video on the Vandenbrink Carver, which is a three wheeled vehicle that utilizes a unique tilting action to turn. See for yourself: Interestingly, the Carver is about $60,000, and the electric/hybrid VentureOne is targeted to be between $18,000 and $25,000 using

Anticipation builds for Tesla’s Model S

Could Tesla’s $60,000 electric sedan look something like this? That is what many are speculating after The Sun columnist, Ken Gibson, claimed he was given a “sneak preview” of the Model S at the end of his recent online column. Thus priming the the rumor mill at the telsamotorclub.com Model S potential design forum, and