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When will Chevy create a Volt SUV?

When will Chevy create a Volt SUV?

We already know that Chevy is hard at work on extending the all-electric Volt line with a new, lower cost model due for the 2016 model year. The lower-priced model with a smaller battery pack and shorter driving range will tap into a more urban, […]

by · April 29, 2014 ·
Tesla opens 100th Supercharger station

Tesla opens 100th Supercharger station

On Friday in Hamilton, New Jersey, electric car maker Tesla Motors cut the ribbon on their 100th Supercharger station. A crowd of more than 100 people, including New Jersey state legislators, Tesla executives, and supporters, marked the milestone moment in the sunshine at the location […]

by · April 26, 2014 ·
Tesla’s ‘superowner’ lives above the Artic Circle

Tesla’s ‘superowner’ lives above the Artic Circle

Narvik, a town of about 18,000 people, sits 220km inside the Arctic Circle. From the top of the ski mountain behind the city, you can look out and see nothing but ocean, or, to put it more precisely, the breathtaking Ofotfjord. Narvik is one of […]

by · April 26, 2014 ·
Tesla poised to take China by storm

Tesla poised to take China by storm

Electric car manufacturer Tesla is preparing to begin deliveries of the popular Model S plug-in vehicle in China. Electric cars have been a somewhat hard sell in China, as only 17,600 plug-in vehicles were sold last year. But the Chinese government is keen to change […]

by · April 22, 2014 ·
The compact Chevy Trax is coming to America with 2015 model

The compact Chevy Trax is coming to America with 2015 model

The Chevrolet Trax, a compact (or subcompact?) SUV, is coming to the United States market for the 2015 model year. The Trax should be a hit with those who like the Buick Encore’s size and styling, but not the compact SUV’s hefty price tag. That’s […]

by · April 22, 2014 ·
Audi shows off amazing new TT Offroad concept

Audi shows off amazing new TT Offroad concept

Audi finally let the public take a look at the new TT Offroad Concept vehicle during the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition this week. It’s a sharp looking vehicle, as you can see. But what is really amazing are two numbers — 408 and 123. This […]

by · April 22, 2014 ·
One percent of cars in Norway are now electric and more green car news

One percent of cars in Norway are now electric and more green car news

Battery-powered electric vehicles now account for a full 1% of the cars on the road in Norway, an impressive achievement and a sign of the Scandinavian country’s continued appetite for green vehicles. More than 25,000 of Norway’s 2.5 million passenger cars are pure electric vehicles […]

by · April 8, 2014 ·
Saab begins production of first electric vehicles

Saab begins production of first electric vehicles

The recently reborn Saab, now operating under a Chinese-Swedish parent company that goes by the name NEVS, has begun production on the first units of their promised electric version of the 9-3 model. MORE: Take a look at the 2014 Saab 9-3 Saab, which began […]

by · April 8, 2014 ·
Wanxiang closed on purchase of Fisker’s Delaware plant for $18 million

Wanxiang closed on purchase of Fisker’s Delaware plant for $18 million

Chinese automaker Wanxiang, which purchased troubled electric car company Fisker out of bankruptcy, has finalized the purchase of the company’s Delaware plant. The factory was originally owned by General Motors and was acquired by Fisker Automotive in 2009 amid great fanfare. The company initially produced […]

by · March 26, 2014 ·