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Mitsubishi Concept XR PHEV II

Mitsubishi Concept XR PHEV II To Debut In Geneva

At the 85th Geneva International Motor Show, Mitsubishi will present a small SUV – the Concept XR PHEV II. As we noted earlier, it’s very similar to the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV from 2013, but now we have confirmation that this new, less radical version is very close to the production…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 12

Late Is President Of BMW Of Austin In Austin, Texas

BMW’s U.S. Dealership Chairman Comments On i3, i8

Recently, at the North American Dealers Association Convention in San Francisco, California, Steve Late, chairman of the BMW National Dealer Forum and president of BMW of Austin in Austin, Texas, commented on both the BMW i3 and i8. Automotive News asked Late several questions related to BMW.  Below, we present…

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 5


Apple Hires Ex Mercedes-Benz Research & Development Boss

Apple is without a doubt getting into the car business, be it through more connected features, a self-driving car, or a secret project, dubbed Titan. Apple has hired Johann Jungwirth, ex-president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Research & Development. According to his freshly updated LinkedIn profile, Jungwirth is now Apple’s Director…

1 day ago by Inside EVs Staff 16

Smart Fortwo ED Purrs

ACEEE Lists Greenest & Meanest Cars Of 2014

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) announced it 17th annual comprehensive environmental ratings for vehicles – the “Greenest” list. As it turns out, the electric smart won, while the Nissan LEAF was third and the Toyota Prius Plug-In palced seventh. “This year, the Smart ForTwo Electric Drive tops…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 12

McLaren P1 GTR

McLaren P1 GTR Fully Revealed In Final Production Form

Seen here is the final production version of the McLaren P1 GTR. The 986 HP P1 GTR is available only to McLaren P1 owners and it’s strictly a track-only car. Per Autocar: “The Instant Power Assist System powertrain’s power output has been significantly boosted over its application in the road-going…

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 3

BYD Tang

BYD Tang Sales Expected To Outpace Qin

The plug-in electric BYD Qin was an immediate sales success when it launched last year in China. Sales started out low, but rather quickly sales established at a level well over 1,000 units per month and even hit and held steady at 1,700 units per month late last year. According…

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 9

The first Range Extended Electric Metrocabs take to the streets of London

Range-Extended Metrocab Gets Approved For Taxi Use In UK

Frazer-Nash Research and Ecotive, the companies behind the Metrocab next generation taxi, announced that Metrocab has become the first zero-emission-capable taxi to be licensed by Transport for London to operate on a trial basis as a London Hackney Carriage. The first few Metrocabs are now on the streets of London busy…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 8