Tweet Congratulations are in order for Mexican designer Ivan Vela who has scooped a $5000 prize for his interpretation of Quimera’s All Electric Drift Car (AEDC). Vela was the winner of a competition that invited amateur graphic artists to design new livery for the AEDC, the world’s first professional electric drift car, and he will
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Tweet American electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo have now revealed pricing and production plans for their Empulse and Empulse R bikes at an event held in L.A. Brammo demonstrated to potential buyers and motorcycle insiders the advancements in electric motorcycling and provided a glimpse of what’s to come in the future. The Empulse is the only
Tweet An electric sportscar using a manual transmission has been designed by Morgan with the support of British technology specialists Zytek and Radshape. Shown as a concept to test market reaction, the radical new “Plus E” roadster could enter production if there is sufficient customer demand. “We wanted to see how much fun you
Tweet Fisker Automotive, maker of the Karma luxury EV, announced today a management restructure that will now see Co-Founder Henrik Fisker become Executive Chairman of the company. The main talking point though was confirmation that former Chrysler president Tom LaSorda has now been appointed CEO and Vice Chairman of the Board, with full responsibility for
Tweet Audi America announced Monday a battery-electric Audi A3 e-tron pilot programme. Audi made the announcement at the Technology Entertainment Design (TED) conference in Long Beach, California where Audi is “presenting a vision for the role transportation will play in the world’s increasingly congested urban centers of the future.” Audi state the A3 e-tron
Tweet U.S. Electric Vehicle (EV) manufacturer Leo Motors and Mexico’s Mastretta Cars announced Tuesday they have entered into a joint agreement to co-develop an electric version of Mastretta’s 2012 MXT sportscar. The Mastretta MXT was recently awarded by America’s Road & Track Magazine as one of their “10 Best Cars” at November’s L.A. Auto Show
Tweet A consortium of 20 French companies today launched what they consider the World’s first hybrid track car at Autosport International 2012. Called ‘Noao’, the car uses a compact 1.0 litre petrol engine as a range extender, cutting in when the three lithium ion battery packs drop below an acceptable voltage. The consortium responsible is