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QUANT E-Sportlimousine 900hp EV Highway Approved

QUANT E-Sportlimousine 900hp EV Highway Approved

The QUANT e-sportlimousine electric sports car is powered by salt water using redox flowcell technology called nanoFLOWcell (an electrolyte flow cell power system). The ionic salt water technology was originally developed for the NASA space program in 1976 and has now been approved for highway use in Germany according to Nunzio La Vecchia, the [Continue]

Formula E Race Cars Not So Silent

Formula E Race Cars Not So Silent

The Electric Grand Prix is making noise in more ways than one with some racing purists (aka petroheads, petrolheads and piston heads) saying that it won’t be much of real race without the roar of a polluting engine. Now these really aren’t the same crowd as those that are into “Rolling Coal”, but they might [Continue]

Furtive-eGT 155 MPH French Electric Supercar

Furtive-eGT 155 MPH French Electric Supercar

Exagon Furtive-eGT is a four-seat electric sports car produced by Exagon Motors. First shown as a concept model at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. A slightly updated Pre-Production version of the Furtive-eGT was shown by Exagon at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and Salon Privé – London. Exagon Furtive-eGT Features: The bodywork and shell are [Continue]

Rimac Concept One to Start Production

Rimac Concept One to Start Production

Rimac is a Croatian EV upstart company that first showed their 100% electric 1,088-horsepower supercar at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show the Rimac Concept_One. Since 2013 the Rimac Concept One has held the title of the World’s fastest accelerating electric automobile 0-60 MPH in 2.8 secs. Rimac Concept One production is suppose to start [Continue]

New BMW EVs Will Be Seen at Sochi

New BMW EVs Will Be Seen at Sochi

BMW showcases their new electric i3 and i8 cars during the commercial breaks of the Winter Olympic Games TV coverage with new EV ads. The first advertisement  helps bring home the point about the superior natural quietness of the electric car. Global sales of the i3 are expected to be approximately 20,000 in 2014, with [Continue]

AvtoVAZ Ellada (Russian EV)

AvtoVAZ  Ellada (Russian EV)

The Ellada EV is a full-size Russian made electric car powered by lithium-ion batteries. AvtoVAZ developed and assembled their first electric Ellada built upon the Lada Kalina platform from which it derives its name Ellada (electric Lada) in 2011 for the RUSNANOTECH 2011 forum. Under the order of the Government of Stavropol Territory a low-volume [Continue]

Prime Minister of Japan Rides in Nissan’s Self-driving EV

Prime Minister of Japan Rides in Nissan’s Self-driving EV

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe went for ride with Nissan’s Autonomous Drive test car around the National Diet Front Garden, a public park in the center of Tokyo between Japan’s parliament and the Imperial Palace. The all-electric Nissan LEAF is equipped with prototype autonomous drive technology called “Nissan 360”, which they [Continue]

Chevy Volt Adds to Award List

Chevy Volt Adds to Award List

As long as the Chevy Volt keeps adding to their list of awards–we will continue to keep adding to this article. Not only does the Chevy Volt hold several Car of the Year Awards, that are not specific to green category cars, but all cars in general, so the fact that the awards were won [Continue]

EVs Get Charged by Towing?

EVs Get Charged by Towing?

A Dutch Nissan LEAF driver accidently discovers “tow-charging” that their EV could be recharged by towing it without a typical power supply using the regenerative braking system.  Mostly likely this is because the Nissan LEAF has a Regenerative Brake system   stays engaged in some measure at all times (not unlike how many All-time [Continue]

EVs to be Bountiful in the Baltic?

EVs to be Bountiful in the Baltic?

Estonia has charged ahead and installed the world’s largest and fastest nation-wide EV charging network, while the governments of most places continue to do little more than talk about plans to have more EVs on the road. Tesla Motors Superchargers may be getting most of the press, due to their free EV fuel for life [Continue]

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