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Next Green Car Announces 2015 Award Winners

Just like in 2014, the 2015  Next Green Car Awards (which recognize the UK’s best green cars in 2015) include a decent number of plug-in electric cars. 40 new models were considered in 10 categories (9 + ‘Next Generation’ award). “This year, 80% of the winning and commended models emit less…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 12

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Geely Aims To Electrify 90% Of Its Models By 2020

Geely Automobile announced a plan of switching to New Energy Cars. By 2020, the Chinese company intends to equip more than 90% of models with alternative powertrains (like hybrid or plug-in hybrid or all-electric). The bold move is a consequence of government’s requirement to improve average fuel economy to 5…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 13

Look At Us, We Are Selling EVs Dammnit(Image: Josh B/InsideEVs)

Report: Car Dealers Holding Back EV Sales In America

In 2008, current US Presidential Barack Obama set a very ambitious goal of selling 1 million plug-in vehicles in America by the end of this year (2015). A quick check on our historical record of EV sales – the “Monthly Plug-In Scorecard” (which records every sale, of every plug-in vehicle in America), shows that almost 388,000…

3 days ago by Jay Cole 85

Hennessey Venom F5

Hennessey Considers All-Electric 1,000-HP Venom GT

Hennessey is considering an all-electric supercar Venom GT, while at the same time ruling out a hybrid. John Hennessey said at the recent SEMA show that a 1,000bhp all-electric hypercar is possible and not far in the future. “We’re considering doing something with electricity. We’ve looked at it and I’ve…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 10

Shockwave Motors - Defiant EV 3 Roadster

Translogic Drives Defiant EV3 – Video

The three-wheeled electric vehicle Defiant EV3, which is neither car nor motorcycle, was featured in the new Translogic episode. The Defiant EV3 could fit in a new category of autocycle, but formally it’s a motorcycle with seating capacity of two passengers, and one driver. Shockwave Motors hopes to introduce the…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 12

Aladdin Magic Carpet

Aladdin Magic Carpet – Video

Aladdin’s magic carpet recently was spotted in the U.S. and we have it on the tape. It’s almost like an electric skateboard with remote control and it sure looks like it would be a blast to ride. Now we just need to find the lamp from Aladdin, as we have…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 10

Toroidion 1MW Concept on the go

Toroidion 1MW Concept Presented In New Video

The 1,000 kW, AWD sports car, Toroidion 1MW Concept, developed in Finland, lives on to at least see itself in this new video. There is not much to know about this car, but we hope to see it in production…so that it can smash some ICE supercars. With two 200 kW…

7 days ago by Mark Kane 8