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Metrocabs in London

First London Customers Review All-New Metrocab – Video

A pilot fleet of Metrocab plug-in hybrid taxis developed by Frazer-Nash Research Ltd and Ecotive Ltd has been tested in London since November 2014. Developers just released video showing first customer reactions, which seem very positive. Metrocab chairman, Sir Charles Masefield, said: “This is the first purpose-built Range-Extended Electric taxi…

9 hours ago by Mark Kane 3

Peugeot 308 R HYbrid

Peugeot 308 R HYbrid – 500 HP AWD Plug-In Hybrid

Peugeot presents its new plug-in hybrid concept – 308 R HYbrid. The four seater will be unveiled next week at the Shanghai Motor Show. The compact hatchback is equipped with a four-wheel drive 500 hp drivetrain and intends to be a plug-in hybrid with low emissions. Sadly, we are afraid…

10 hours ago by Mark Kane 6

Hawaiian Electric EV savings calculator.

Check Out Hawaii’s Electric Car Savings Estimator

Hawaii go-ers who are considering purchasing or already own an EV may want to check out this crafty little tool. Similar to Arizona & Utah’s EV tool(s), this one from Hawaiian Electric allows you to calculate how much you can save just by owning an EV. Let’s not forget, savings is only one…

11 hours ago by Mike Anthony 10

Tesla Celebrates Supercharger Opening

Tesla Completes U.S. Central Passage Supercharger Route

With the opening of the 183rd North American supercharger station located on 1981 Zumbehl Rd St. Charles, Missouri, there is now a new U.S. central passage available to Tesla owners. Though a 214 mile leg still remains between St. Charles and Independence, Missouri, this is more than achievable for all…

14 hours ago by Mark Hovis 30

Lightdrive Featuring Tesla Model S

Lightdrive Tesla Model S Video Is Fan-Made Done Right

LIGHTDRIVE from DIGITAL GIANT on Vimeo. This “short” or “spec” video featuring the Tesla Model S is fan-made done right. Okay, so it’s semi-professional, but still not a paid-for-by-Tesla spot. Proves that Tesla doesn’t really need to advertise. Fans do what the automaker doesn’t. LightDrive is a short by Digital…

20 hours ago by Electric CarsTV 5

Mercedes-Benz GLE 550 e

Mercedes-Benz GLE Revealed At New York Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz unveiled at the 2015 New York International Auto Show the new GLE, of which a 550 e version will be offered with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. Steve Cannon, President of Mercedes-Benz USA said: “The GLE 500 e 4MATIC is the first Mercedes SUV with plug-in hybrid technology. This high-tech…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 14