Obligatory EV Badging - This TIme Ironically Placed On The Gas Cap

Porsche CEO: Tesla Has Set The Standard, We Must Follow

Porsche is ready to follow in the footsteps of Tesla. Probably not a statement you ever thought you’d hear. Right? Porsche boss Matthias Mueller spoke at the automaker’s annual press conference awhile back.  He made it clear that Porsche is going to chase Tesla: “Tesla has built an exceptional car. …

12 hours ago by Eric Loveday 21

Porsche 918 Spyder

Wallpaper Wednesday: Porsche 918 Spyder

Perhaps the most technologically advanced plug-in hybrid in the world, the Porsche 918 Spyder is the electric vehicle of our dreams. It’s nearly sold out and, with a price tag in the $1 million range, it’s well beyond our reach, but we can always dream, right? If this happens to…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 0

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 month ago by Mark Kane 1

Prius Plug-In Expected to Hold Its Value Fairly Well

The 0 Mile Electric Range Electric Cars

Believe it or not, there are plug-in electric cars available with 0 miles of electric-only range. These are what we call the 0-milers of electric cars. If you’re going electric for the ability to drive electrically, then these cars (all of which are plug-in hybrids) are not for you. BMW…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 145

Audi A7 Sportback h-tron

Volkswagen Group Buys Ballard Fuel Cell Patents For $80 Million

Ballard Power Systems, a well known hydrogen fuel cell technology developer, announced that it entered into a Technology Solutions transaction with Volkswagen Group for about $80 million “for the transfer of certain automotive-related fuel cell intellectual property (IP) and a two-year extension of an engineering services contract“. Volkswagen will use…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 13