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Zero MX On Iced-Over Lake – Video

We stumbled on this video of a Zero MX on “Ghost Lake”.  Now, other than the fact that it just looks like a blast, you should know that the poster, Ryan Biffard, is the same Ryan Biffard that is the Director of Powertrain Engineering at Zero – AKA the guy…

11 hours ago by Ted Dillard 0

BYD's Articulated Electric Bus in Los Angeles

BYD’s Articulated Electric Bus in Los Angeles – Video

BYD recently presented its 60-foot articulated electric bus in Los Angeles, where soon the first five units of the shorter 40-foot buses will enter service. It’s expected that in near future, Los Angeles will buy up to 25 BYD buses, while Stanford University already purchased 13. The new 60-foot bus…

12 hours ago by Mark Kane 0

Volkswagen Sport Coupé Concept GTE

Volkswagen Shows Off Geneva-Bound Plug-In Hybrid Sedan

Volkswagen will present at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show a concept four-door coupé, a vehicle which is probably more a design exercise than an indication of a new plug-in production model, though maybe VW will prove us wrong. The Sport Coupé Concept GTE is a plug-in hybrid with a TSI…

14 hours ago by Mark Kane 0

Nissan LEAF Sales in Japan – January 2015

Nissan LEAF Sales In Japan To Cross 50,000 This Month

With 999 LEAFs sold in January, Nissan missed the mark of 50,000 cumulative sales in Japan by less than 400 units. We expect that the important milestone will be achieved this month. Sales in January were 20% down compared to January 2013, although when we look back we find that,…

15 hours ago by Mark Kane 0

Tesla Superchargers

2,000 Tesla Superchargers Now Operational

The magical number of 2,000 has been achieved: “Last week Tesla reached a milestone of 2,000 Superchargers worldwide, located at almost 400 Supercharger Stations in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.” According to Tesla, the 2,000 number will double to 4,000 by the end of 2015. Check out the brief…

16 hours ago by Eric Loveday 0

Baby it's cold outside

Tesla Model S Range In Sub-Zero, Snowy Weather

Teslarati recently released an interesting article on the Tesla Model S range drop at sub-zero temperatures and in snowy weather. Electric cars typically lose some range, mainly because of the need to turn on the heater, but there are other reasons like a cold battery with lower efficiency, lower regenerative…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 26

Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder Drifts On Ice – Video

Snow and ice isn’t probably the ideal environment for the high-speed Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid. Though with snow tires, with spikes, the Porsche 918 Spyder can provide a lot of fun drifting on an ice track. Here is video from Finland, presenting the experience from inside and outside of…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 1