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Bollinger Motors promises all-electric off-road 'sport utility truck'

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There seems to be no shortage of startups planning to build new battery-electric vehicles from the ground up. While companies like Lucid Motors and Faraday Future are focusing on high-end luxury models, a newer company named Bollinger Motors is taking a different approach. It aims to launch what it calls the "world's first all-electric on- and.

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Jaguar to prioritize all-electric sedan, SUV over sports cars

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The success of Tesla Motors has made quite an impression on the main German luxury carmakers, all of which plan future products that can compete with the automaker from Silicon Valley. The British luxury brand is reportedly planning a pair of all-electric models: a large sedan and an. Now it appears Jaguar may be planning to target Tesla as well. plug-in cars Jaguar Land Rover

Mercedes Confirms All-Electric Luxury Car To Fight Tesla 'Very Soon'

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By now, it's well known that the German prestige brands--Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche--will all offer at least one battery-electric luxury sedan or crossover utility vehicle sometime between 2017 and 2021. It's all in response to the startling success of Silicon Valley electric-car maker Tesla Motors. Future Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars

Lit Motors C1 All-Electric Two-Wheeler Update: Still In Development (Video)

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Lit Motors'' C-1 really can''t be Human beings are curious beasts. Tell them something outlandish, even something backed by scientific method, and they''ll try and prove it wrong anyway. Non-stick pans? Let''s see what I can burn onto it! Unbreakable pen? Yeah, sure.

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Mitsubishi eX All-Electric SUV Concept To Debut At Tokyo Motor Show

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Mitsubishi will unveil a new concept car at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show that may preview a future all-electric production crossover. Tokyo Motor Show plug-in carsThe Mitsubishi eX concept is a small crossover utility vehicle that's similar in size to the current Outlander Sport--which is due for replacement soon. Its styling follows the same themes seen in numerous recent.

BMW To Build All-Electric Tesla Model X Competitor Too, In U.S.: Report

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The upcoming Audi Q6 e-tron electric crossover could become a direct competitor for the Tesla Model X, but both vehicles may soon have another all-electric German utility vehicle to contend with. Apparently BMW may be the next German luxury brand to challenge Tesla Motors directly, by launching an electric SUV of its own. Future Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars Tesla Model X

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Portland Tests BYD K9 All-Electric Passenger Bus: Quick Ride

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If Warren Buffett needed to catch a ride across town, we suspect he might do it exactly the way that we did this past week: in an all-electric BYD bus. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway famously invested big in China’s BYD Motors in late 2008 -- likely spurred by the company’s innovative battery technology, bullish plans for electric

Next BMW 3-Series to include all-electric Tesla Model 3 rival: report

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Tesla rocked the German luxury makers a couple of years ago when it became clear that its all-electric Model S sedan was truly appealing to a wide swath of enthusiastic luxury-car buyers. With more than 125,000 sold since mid-2012, Tesla Motors has since launched the Model X electric crossover utility and announced plans for its next product, the.

Porterville, CA orders ten 40' all-electric buses from GreenPower; option for 20 more

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Canadaa-based GreenPower Motor Company has entered into a sales contract to supply 10 GreenPower EV350 40-foot zero-emission all-electric transit buses with the City of Porterville in California for deployment on all nine Porterville Transit routes.

All-electric Bentley convertible concept shown at Geneva

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The Volkswagen Group can't seem to get enough luxury electric cars. The Audi e-tron SUV and Porsche Mission E sedan will go into production over the next few years, with an electric version of the VW Phaeton sedan expected as well. Following that up, at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show Volkswagen possession Bentley showed an all-electric concept car. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars

Volkswagen ID: more details of all-electric concept car at Paris Motor Show

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This morning, Volkswagen held one of the first press conferences at the Paris Motor Show, unveiling the first of several electric cars from different makers. Concept is a preview of a high-volume battery-electric hatchback that will hit the market in 2020, priced "par with comparably powerful and well-equipped Golf models," the. Paris Auto Show Future Cars VW plug-in cars Paris Motor Show

2014 Tesla Model S P85D: First Drive Of All-Electric AWD Performance Sedan

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As a long-time Tesla Model S owner—almost two years now—I was naturally eager to get behind the wheel of the new dual-motor P85D. I’d had a couple of brief stints in 416-hp P85 loaners while my standard S85 was in for service. Those had been exhilarating enough, almost scary. What would it be like to drive a Model S with 691 hp

Cadillac To Offer All-Electric Car As Well As Plug-In Hybrid, ELR Successor

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While General Motors'' plug-in electric cars are in a bit of a sales lull this fall, the company has an expanding number of plug-in products planned for years to come. The latest to be uncovered--at least in the planning stages--is an all-electric Cadillac sedan. DON''T MISS: 2016 Cadillac CT6 Large Luxury Car To Offer Plug-In Hybrid Option The

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All-Electric Aston Martin DBX Crossover Concept: Geneva Surprise

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At today''s Geneva Motor Show, the British sports-car maker unveiled a surprise concept: a sporty crossover utility vehicle with an all-electric powertrain. James Bond would probably like this one, for its silent speed and rough-terrain capability. And it''s even an Aston Martin. DON''T MISS: Lagonda SUV Concept Marks Return Of A Legendary British

Jaguar 'EV-Type' To Be All-Electric F-Pace To Compete With Tesla?

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It's still hard to explain to outsiders just how disruptive Tesla Motors and its electric luxury cars have been to the established German prestige automakers. From 2017 to 2020, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche will all launch one or more "Tesla-alikes" intended to match or surpass the capabilities of the California company's Model S sedan.

Porsche's All-Electric Tesla Competitor Coming To Frankfurt As Concept: Report

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Among established luxury brands, Porsche may be among the best equipped to challenge Tesla Motors. The German automaker known for its sports cars has already built three plug-in hybrids, beating Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz to launch that powertrain in the large luxury sedan and mid-size crossover segments. And there have been persistent rumors. Future Cars plug-in cars Porsche Pajun

Why Can't Other Plug-In Hybrids Copy Chevy Volt's All-Electric Running?

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The distinguishing feature of the Chevrolet Volt has always been that as long as it has charge left in its battery, it runs solely on electricity. Green Electric motor Plug-In Hybrids Voltec battery capacity plug-in cars The gasoline engine doesn''t switch on even under maximum acceleration (except in certain cold-weather situations, to provide heat for the cabin and battery). The new 2016 Chevy Volt maintains that.

Audi Q6 e-Tron All-Electric 'Coupe SUV' Confirmed For 2018

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Over the next few years, the German luxury establishment--including Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche--is expected to launch a barrage of electric car models in a belated attempt to take on startup Tesla Motors. For some time, it's been understood that one of those models will be an all-electric SUV from Audi.

Volkswagen electric-car concept teased before Paris Motor Show

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Today, Volkswagen sells one all-electric car under its own brand in multiple markets—the e-Golf electric variant of its well-known five-door compact hatchback—and another in Europe only, the e-UP, a battery-electric minicar. Paris Auto Show Future Cars VW plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Paris Motor Show

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Oullim: Yet Another All-Electric Supercar, This One From South Korea

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A South Korean vehicle with a Dutch electric drivetrain probably doesn''t spring to mind. It''s called the Oullim Motors Spirra EV, and according to Dutch site De Telegraaf, it''s due to go into production Think of supercars, and your thoughts might turn to Ferraris, Lamborghinis, McLarens or Vipers. Though that''s what you''re looking at here.

Range Rover All-Electric Utility Vehicle To Challenge Tesla Model X?

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Well, add one more name to the queue of luxury carmakers planning to compete head-to-head with Tesla Motors and its electric cars. According to Britain''s Autocar, Range Rover is now in the planning stages for a crossover vehicle that could target the upcoming Tesla Model X electric SUV. DON''T MISS: How Audi, BMW & Mercedes Plan To Compete With

Nikola's all-electric, all-terrain vehicle packs Tesla-size battery pack

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It’s not quite the electric vehicle we were expecting from Nikola Motor Company but this rough-and-tumble buggy is actually the American startup’s first product. It’s called the Nikola Zero, and it’s a pure electric UTV (Utility Task Vehicle) whose battery has a reasonably-sized capacity of 72 kilowatt-hours.

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2012 Tesla Model S: First Drive Of All-Electric Sport Sedan

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After an hour in a 2012 Tesla Model S all-electric sport sedan, one thing became clear: It's a viable car. The Model S gives Tesla Motors a shot at turning into a real car company. That's a provisional judgment; as many journalists have noted, 10-minute drives or an hour driving and riding in limited New York City traffic hardly provides the time

All-electric Bollinger heavy truck chassis revealed, July 27 debut to follow

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Upstate New York-based startup Bollinger Motors is moving forward with the development of its very first vehicle. The yet-unnamed model will take the form of an all-electric sport utility truck for off-road use, and it will ride on an aluminum chassis that tips the scale at just 295 pounds. The chassis is specific to Bollinger’s electric.

2012 Tesla Model S All-Electric Sedan: Drive Reviews Roundup

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On Friday, Tesla Motors delivered its first production Model S electric sedans to retail customers, an event the company webcast live. Watch the 26-0minute video above if you want to relive the glorious event. While Green Car Reports wasn't there, we've watched the deluge of coverage and read the handful of drive reviews published so far. Happy

Why A Gigafactory? Tesla Used 1/3 Of All Electric-Car Batteries Last Year

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The 210,000 plug-in electric vehicles sold around the world last year used a lot of lithium-ion batteries. But if startup automaker Tesla Motors has its way, it will soon need as many lithium-ion cells (of the 18650 format it uses) as are now built worldwide. That''s why the company plans to release more details this week on its upcoming

Dongfeng Nissan launches its first all-electric vehicle: Venucia e30

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Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company (DFL-PV) launched its first pure-electric vehicle model, e30, from its local Venucia brand. The new electric vehicle will initially be launched in nine Chinese cities—Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Dalian, Wuhan, Tianjin, Zhengzhou and Hangzhou—and is expected to be available nationwide in 2015. Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company (DFL-PV) is a business unit of Dongfeng Motor Co.,

UQM Technologies and Kinetics Drive Solutions collaborate on electric drive systems for all-electric commercial vehicles

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are collaborating to offer an integrated electric motor and multi-speed transmission system for commercial vehicle applications that will benefit from a full system approach. This system is engineered to provide commercial vehicle manufacturers with an efficient electric drive powertrain while minimizing the development time for integration. Systems will feature UQM PowerPhase HD electric motors and controllers combined with Kinetics NexDrive transmissions.

SEAT unveils first all-electric car and PHEV

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the Altea XL Electric and the Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive vehicles. SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, is unveiling the prototype Altea XL Electric Ecomotive as well as the prototype Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive, a plug-in hybrid. SEAT envisages the launch of its first electric plug-in hybrid car in 2015, to be followed a year later by an all-electric vehicle. In combined mode (electrical plus combustion) the consumption forecast is 1.7

Bosch 48V mild hybrid system to be production-ready by 2017; Gen 2 prototype integrated in transmission for all-electric driving

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An electric boost feature also enables more dynamic acceleration; the motor generator provides the combustion engine with an additional 150 N·m of support during acceleration. The motor generator uses a belt to support the combustion engine with up to 10 kW.

Reports: GM to offer all-electric city car in US

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The Detroit News reported that GM will announce on Wednesday it will introduce a full battery-electric city car in the US. In 2009, General Motors India and Reva Electric Car Company (REVA) entered into a collaboration agreement to develop electric vehicles for the Indian market. The partnership is focused on car platforms, electric vehicle technology and advanced control systems.

Lit Motors C-1: Video Shows Self-Balancing Motorcycle On The Road

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Lit Motors has been steadily developing its self-balancing electric-motorcycle concept over the past four years, calling it the "future of transportation." MORE: Lit Motors C1 All-Electric Two-Wheeler Update: Still In

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BMW Reveals All-Electric Vision ConnectedDrive Concept

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BMW is going to great lengths to show that electric cars can look good as well as just being green, revealing today its new Vision ConnectedDrive zero-emission roadster concept ahead of its world debut next month at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. The automaker doesn’t go into detail as to what is powering the concept but does state that it

Tesla Motors Releases Quarterly Sales: 10,030 Cars Sold Globally Jan-Mar

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Tesla Motors started deliveries of its all-electric Roadster more than six years ago. Since then, the Silicon Valley electric-car maker has released its sales data in various ways at various times, usually only during quarterly earnings reports. Green Elon Musk New car sales Tesla Motors plug-in cars sales

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Audi R8 e-tron Spy Video: All-Electric Supercar On The Road!

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Later this year Audi will start selling its first model to bear an “e-tron” badge, the eagerly anticipated R8 e-tron all-electric supercar. A prototype of the car was recently spotted at the Nürburgring race track in Germany and our sister site Motor Authority has just posted a video of it. Audi is in the final stages of

Audi R8 e-Tron All-Electric Supercar On Hold: Report

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One of the earlier all-electric concept cars from a major maker was the Audi R8 e-tron, first unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2009. Audi has consistently said it will build up to 1,000 of the battery-electric supercar and sell them--for a high price--to buyers who want a high-performance electric supercar.

UQM Technologies powers first all-electric mini bus in Hungary

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continues to broaden its global customer base, with a UQM PowerPhase electric motor and controller systems being used to power an all-electric mini bus built by Inter Tan-ker Ltd. This is the first all-electric mini bus to be approved for use by the Hungarian National Transport Authority. UQM Technologies Inc.

Ford launches electric vehicle charging network for employees; hoping to increase number of all-electric trips

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Ford Motor Company is installing a new workplace plug-in vehicle charging network at nearly every Ford facility in the US and Canada. Ford employees will be able to charge the all-electric Focus Electric, as well as Ford’s two plug-in hybrids—the Fusion Energi and C-MAX Energi—at the charge stations. With that schedule of 6 times per week, that’s about 3 out of 4 daily trips on all electric.

Tesla Says All-Electric 3-Series Competitor Due By 2015

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Ever since it was founded, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has followed a ‘trickle-down’ business model, developing its technology in premium luxury cars before using that technology to develop ever more affordable models. With its first car, the expensive yet sexy Roadster sports car no-longer made, its 2012 Model S full-size sedan now in

Five Reasons Why Mercedes Should Make an All-Electric S-Class

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Earlier this week Motor Authority reported that bosses at German automaker Mercedes-Benz were unwilling to confirm or deny the rumors that it was considering an all-electric version of its luxury S-Class sedan. The automaker has confirmed that a facelifted 2013 S-Class will hit the streets late in 2012, offering a range of power-plants based on