Tag: electric vehicles

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Oct 19, 2015

It's Back to the Future Time, and the DeLorean Is Back (and Plugged In)

Jim Motavalli

Doc Brown set his Flux Capacitor to October 21, 2015, and that's exactly when a determined team at Queen's College in Belfast (where the original car was built) will unveil an electric DeLorean.

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Oct 04, 2015

Liftoff! Tesla Debuts its $132,000 Model X (With Bio-Hazard Protection)

Jim Motavalli

It was a typical Tesla launch--an hour late, but plenty of spectacular features, from a big windshield and a phone holster to those amazing doors. It's only later that you scratch your head over the price and the long delay getting to market.

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Sep 16, 2015

From Frankfurt's Motor Show: Electric Cars and Luxury SUVs

Jim Motavalli

Nearly one has an upscale sport utility, and an EV, too. Sometimes they're even the same car.

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Sep 08, 2015

The Big Gamble: Supercars Without Track Records

Jim Motavalli

Juan Gallegos is the CEO of a company that makes $200,000 supercars. But before he can sell you one he has to graduate from college. Exotics are great if you don't want to see your car coming and going, but are they a good buy? Here are some huge claims from tiny carmakers, some of which have gone bankrupt.
 

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Aug 14, 2015

Audi's Long-Range Electric SUV Is Aimed at Tesla's Model X

Jim Motavalli

The new Audi could have 240 or more miles of all-electric range, which is pretty darned impressive. But it's unclear when it will hit the market.

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Bosch charger for the Volkswagen e-Golf
Jul 16, 2015

E-Golf Revisited: 2200 Miles Later

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

Has the e-Golf managed to win over a skeptic? Jamie Kitman checks in 2200 miles later.

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Jun 24, 2015

Better Ideas: Ford's Future Mobility Visions

Jim Motavalli

Self-driving cars sooner than you think, 3-D printed parts, natural and lightweight materials, car sharing, and e-bikes. And here's the surprise: This is from Ford.

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Review of the 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf
May 27, 2015

The E-Golf Test Drive

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

"Nor should we forget that whatever the naysayers might think, moving emissions to a remote location that’s not directly in another motorist’s face is a signal good and positive courtesy in its own right. To test this proposition, ask yourself: would I, riding on an airplane, like to be sitting next to the guy who’s cutting mega-farts or at the other end of the cabin? I rest my case."

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Mar 24, 2015

EVs Could Be Cheaper than Gas Cars by 2020

Jim Motavalli

Is 2020 the magic year, for electric cars becoming cheaper than gas-powered models? One study says yes

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Mar 17, 2015

Will Formula Racing Make EVs Cool?

Jim Motavalli

Wait a minute. Those hot shot Formula One- looking race cars are entirely electric? Uh huh.

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