First ZelectricBug Up For Sale At $45,000 – Video

The California-based Zelectric Motors recently presented the ZelectricBug, which is a 1966 Volkswagen Beetle converted to electric drive with some help from EV West. According to Zelectric Motors, the car is in perfect shape and “No metal is cut – nothing welded on“. It has a 50 kW induction motor…

23 hours ago by Mark Kane 11

Two Germans and One Japanese EV Face Off

AutoExpress Pits BMW i3 Against Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen had once compared the BMW i3 to its e-up!, but now here’s i3 versus e-Golf. e-Golf just hit the UK and AutoExpress wonders which vehicle is the right choice for those looking to switch to electric drive. As it turns out, the choice isn’t easy. Range of both cars…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 17


Volkswagen Buying Mobile 20 kW Chargers For Dealers In Europe

As we know, manufacturers who introduce electric cars on the market typically install charging points at dealerships. Normally, those are AC Level 2 stations and sometimes higher power DC chargers. Volkswagen recently selected IES Synergy as the supplier of 20 kW DC chargers for its European dealership network. Interesting is that…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 6

First Gen VW Phaeton

Volkswagen Phaeton Plug-In Hybrid Coming In 2018?

The Volkswagen Phaeton was perhaps the best luxury car with sporting intentions ever sold in the US (for the money).  The problem was, few were willing to spend $60,000 to $85,00 on a Volkswagen.  $70,000 for a Volkswagen?  You must be kidding.  That’s mid-level Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz money for…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 14

The McLaren P1 -

Top 10 Best Looking EVs On Sale Today

Taking a break from the hard and fast news cycle of the week, we are stepping back for something a little less precise – “The Top 10 Best Looking EVs On Sale Today”. And rather than just put out a list myself representing InsideEVs, we opened it up to all…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 57