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If you’re planning on heading to the New York International Auto Show (it runs through Sunday, April 7), you’d be well-served to visit the Mercedes-Benz’s display.
This past week, the German automaker took to its makeshift stage and premiered its first-ever fully electric vehicle to the world. It’s still there and you can’t miss it; the cute hatchback sticks out like a sore thumb among the...Read more »
When GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney slammed President Barack Obama during last week's debate for pouring some $90 billion in to clean energy "losers," Obama supporters were quick to point out that Elon Musk's electric car company Tesla, included among those "losers," has actually proven to be a winner. Indeed, the company's share price is up more than 50 percent since...Read more »
Ford just begun taken orders for their first all-electric vehicle, the 2012 Focus Electric. Pricing will start at $39,995 and will hit New York metro area dealer floors later this year. It is eligible for the $7,500 federal tax credit.
“Today is a historic day, as Ford opens up the order banks for the company’s first full production, all-electric passenger vehicle -- the Focus Electric,” said...Read more »
Just read a report off of Autoblog that DeLorean Motor Company is teaming up with Epic EV to produce an all-electric car by 2013.
According to the report, it'll have 260 hp, a top speed of 125 mph and cost $90,000 to $100,000, which is cheap if you have a lot of money.
I searched the interwebs and found what I think is a dull video of the electric DMC.
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It’s been a long time coming, but GM is finally prepared to sell its smallest Chevy, the Spark, in America. First shown to the public at the 2009 Detroit auto show with a late-2009 release date, the Spark will come to U.S. and Canadian shores as a 2013 model.
The Spark will be powered by an 83-horsepower, 1.2-liter four-cylinder engine mated either to a five-speed manual transmission...Read more »
Mitsubishi has decided to raise the price of its electric i, formerly known as the i-MiEV, to $29,125, an increase of $1,135.
Mitsubishi said it had to raise the price by about 4 percent because of “unforeseen changes in market conditions.” The price of the up-level SE trim increases by $1,135, too, now starting at $31,125.
Despite the increases, the I will remain the most...Read more »
BMW is set to join the electric-vehicle bandwagon. The German automaker unveiled the i3 and i8 electric concepts which will form the bases for any future electric sedans, sport cars and compacts they design.
The i3 hatchback has a lightweight body formed by combination of aluminum and carbon fiber-reinforced plastics. It has two bench seats for four occupants and a total of 7.06 cubic-feet...Read more »