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Uber Tests All-Electric Cars in Chicago


Tweet Uber announced last Friday that they have signed a deal with one of China’s largest automakers BYD Co. to test a fleet of their electric cars in a pilot program for its drivers. Uber launched the pilot program in Chicago just a few weeks ago to use the BYD e6 electric cars and if […]

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Apple Named In Lawsuit For Poaching A123 Car Battery Engineers


Tweet If rumors about Apple seriously considering developing an electric car weren’t already picking up steam, the latest lawsuit filed against the tech giant should add more than enough fuel to the fire. A123 Systems, a company that specializes in manufacturing lithium-ion batteries for electric cars, has accused Apple of aggressively poaching their employees. The […]

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Could an Apple Car Compete with Tesla?


Tweet It’s been a while since Apple has made a real splash in the news, but the Wall Street Journal broke news last week with rumors that the company responsible for the creation of the iPhone has a team of employees working on a design for an electric car. What we know so far is […]

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Tesla Unveils New Model S Sedan


Tweet Tesla is determined to bring the world automated driving and took it’s first step Thursday by unveiling a new electric Model S Sedan that has the ability to park itself and detect dangerous situations. A new option said to be available for the Model S includes all-wheel drive, which might sound like a good […]

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3 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Electric Cars


Tweet If you’re looking for the most environmentally friendly car to cruise around in, the obvious choice is an electric car. Unfortunately, most electric cars, if not all, are limited to city driving thanks to their low speeds and long recharging times. If you live out in the suburbs or country, you want a car […]

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Porsche Panamera Plug-In Hybrid in 2013?


Tweet Porsche fans (and fans of more eco-friendly sports cars) are getting excited at the prospect of the new plug-in hybrid Porsche Panamera that could be available as soon as next year. The base for the new Panamera will be the same as the 2012 Panamera S Hybrid. The plug-in hybrid will use the same […]

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Nissan Leaf Now Available Nation-Wide


Tweet The initial launch of the Nissan Leaf was only in limited markets at the end of 2010, with a slightly more expanded rollout that occurred in 2011. Finally, the Nissan Leaf is available to order all over the United States starting now. Nissan recently sent out a press release which reads: Nissan Leaf Becomes […]

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Tesla Model X Electric SUV Unveiled – Photo & Video Preview


Tweet Wednesday night Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk debuted the much anticipated prototype of their Model X SUV. As with all Telsa’s events, they rolled out the new seven passenger fully electric vehicle in style at a red carpet event. The specs on the car are what one would expect from Tesla, with performance in […]

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A Look at the Smart For-Us Concept Pickup


Tweet Well, it certainly looks cool, but by calling it a pick-up – are the marketers at Smart trying too hard to win over a truck-crazed American market who are allergic to electric vehicles? The Smart For-Us concept features a 75-horsepower electric motor and a 17.6 kW/h lithium ion battery pack (more than the Chevy […]

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Introducing the Amp Electric Grand Cherokee


Tweet If you are looking for a fleet of electric SUVs, your search may be over soon. The Cincinnati-based Amp Electric has developed electric vehicle technology for use in one of America’s iconic SUVs. With production expected in the summer or fall of 2012, the Amp Electric Grand Cherokee will be introduced to fleet markets […]

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