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3 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Electric Cars


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 that […]

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Porsche Panamera Plug-In Hybrid in 2013?


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 380-hp […]

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Nissan Leaf Now Available Nation-Wide


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 First […]

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Tesla Model X Electric SUV Unveiled – Photo & Video Preview


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 the […]

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A Look at the Smart For-Us Concept Pickup


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 Volt.) […]

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Introducing the Amp Electric Grand Cherokee


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 first. […]

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See the Tesla Model X Crossover SUV on Feb 9


Elon Musk, Tesla’s point man, has announced that the company’s electric crossover will be unveiled on Feb. 9 at the company’s design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. People are pretty excited about the crossover EV, as it will feature seven-passenger seating, something that Tesla is not famous for. They say the Model X will be the […]

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Ford’s Vision for the Future – The Focus EV


The Ford Focus Electric vehicle is an eco-friendly vehicle manufactured by Ford Motors Incorporated. It does not depend on gas or oil to run. It runs through electricity produced by a lithium-ion battery. Thus, it does not release harmful gases that cause pollution. The 2012 Ford Focus Electric Vehicle was launched by Ford late this […]

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Nissans Leaf Wins Japan Car of the Year Award


The Nissan Leaf has won Car of the Year Japan for 2011-2012, according to the executive committee for the award announced at the Tokyo Auto Show. The Leaf is Nissan’s first mass-produced electric car and since then they’ve moved just over 20,000 vehicles. The EV is powered by lithium ion batteries and can reach 200 […]

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Aptera – An EV Startup Shuts its Doors


Electric car startup Aptera Motors has folded. The company, which had some pretty good investors (Google and NRG Energy were two) announced last week that that they were immediately folding the company due to lack of funds.closing its doors, effective today” because it ran out of money. Aptera, which was started in the state of […]

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