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Nissan LEAF Drifts

Nissan LEAF Drifts – Video

Drifting a front-wheel-drive car is close to impossible, but with the help of some rear-wheel skids, it’s doable even in the Nissan LEAF: “So maybe I cheated a little by placing wood planks under the rear tires….” Yes, that would be cheating, but it’s still entertaining to watch.

7 days ago by Electric CarsTV 9

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…

1 week ago by Electric CarsTV 5

Only 520 Pounds

Translogic: Spira Foam Electric Car – Video

In this episode of Translogic, the rather odd Spira Foam electric car is taken for a spin: “This three-wheeled electric vehicle is designed with pedestrian safety in mind, but an unintended benefit of Spira’s foam construction is that the car can actually float on water. You can also park the…

1 week ago by Electric CarsTV 7

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Powertrain Borrows Volt Tech

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Powertrain Video

Using technology from the 2016 Chevrolet Volt propulsion system, Malibu Hybrid will offer an estimated combined fuel economy rating exceeding 45 mpg, higher than the combined mileage ratings of the Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata hybrid variants. An all-new, direct-injection 1.8L four-cylinder engine mated to a two-motor drive…

2 weeks ago by Electric CarsTV 20

Tesla Model S P85D

CNET On Cars Features Tesla Model S P85D – Video

This tech-heavy episode of CNET on Cars features the Tesla Model S P85D. As CNET accurately points out, Tesla delivered something most buyers weren’t even asking for with the P85D: more power. After the Model S dicsussion, there’s some talk of the hacked car and finally a discussion on the…

2 weeks ago by Electric CarsTV 6

It All Starts With Cover Removal

Look Inside BMW i3 Battery Pack – Video

The whole point of this BMW i3 teardown by Munro & Associates is to thoroughly understand the i3 and then to sell Munro’s “Master Report” for nearly $500,000 to interested parties. The teardown is extremely interesting, especially this battery pack episode, but Munro’s goal to profit is questionable. Looking past…

2 weeks ago by Electric CarsTV 6