To most Americans, the words “electric car” are synonymous with green, or zero carbon emissions, and fuel economy. Venturi, a luxury electric vehicle manufacturer in France, is looking to add a third word: speed.
A new development in extending the range of electric cars on a single charge of a battery could soon mean range anxiety is more of a thing of the past. This interesting research breakthrough comes from Australia’s University of Wollongong (UOW).
Back in 2009 Volkswagen debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show what might someday be its first true electric production car for the consumer masses.
As more electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids hit the streets, one of the challenges will be managing the power grid requirements for these cars when they are having their batteries recharged at all hours.
A Silicon Valley start up developing electric vehicle systems technology claims to have built an electric car prototype which can retail for under $10,000 and get rack up a 150 mile driving range.
China, much like the United States, has ambitious goals related to the spread of green car technology among its population.
Toyota's latest concept car is dubbed the Smart Insect and is somewhat reminiscent of a Smart car, if only a tad smaller.
What’s up with Riverside, California of late? The big university there is just a hotbed of green technology development.
One of the most expensive electric cars in the world is set for its public debut in the United Kingdom in early September.
According to a consortium of European automotive industry engineers, government officials and academics, the current crop of electric vehicles (EVs) now on the market could be better — a lot better.
Fans of fast cars usually take a rather dim view of electric vehicles.
With gas prices and the economy in such a dismal state right now, I feel bad for anyone shopping for a car.
World tire manufacturer Nokian Tyres announced that driver Janne Laitnen reached the fastest speed ever on ice with an electric vehicle earlier this spring.
There are currently many factors working against electric vehicles that effectively prevent them from going mainstream.
The resurrection of the once-iconic DeLorean Motor Company brand is creeping forward.
Nissan is taking the all-electric car to new heights. Now you can do more than just drive a Nissan LEAF, you can also use it to power your house.
The producers of the new film "Revenge of the Electric Car" (a sequel to 2006's "Who Killed the Electric Car?") are foregoing the traditional studio distribution model and taking it directly to the fans, via Facebook.
Meet the Steampunk-themed Miluira, a retro electric vehicle that will set you back a cool $76,000.
General Motors is designing a two-seat vehicle that would be a perfect fit for people who don’t usually like to drive and live in densely populated cities.
The Ford Motor Company is going to be launching its first all-electric, zero pollution car, the Ford Focus Electric. It will go on sale in late 2011 and like the rest of the electric cars; it will only be available in limited markets.