Iconic Italian name revived for Pininfarina Battista show car in Geneva

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With an infusion of cash from Indian auto giant Mahindra, storied Italian automaker Pininfarina is branching out on its own with a new all-electric hypercar. Pininfarina BattistaThe company has shared some of its motivation for the relaunch, and teased sketches and photos of the car repeatedly, but finally revealed the actual car Monday night ahead of the Geneva auto.

Pininfarina announces Rimac electric hypercar's powertrain, new Munich headquarters

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Automobili Pininfarina, which is developing a multi-million-dollar electric hypercar under the classic Italian designer name, announced a deal to develop its cars' electric powertrain, as well as a new headquarters and executive team on Friday. The new company will partner with Croatian electric super-car builder Rimac to develop powertrain

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Storied Pininfarina to launch new line of exotic electric cars

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Going electric is now a minimum entry point, says Michael Perscke, CEO of Automobili Pininfarina, a new electric Exotic cars have always gotten attention for using innovation as well as performance to inspire buyers' passion. That hasn't changed, but one thing has: those cars' buyers are no longer inspired by pounding pistons and roaring exhaust.

Tesla Model Y, VW Buggy, Kia Imagine, Pininfarina Battista: Today's Car News

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At the Geneva auto show, VW reveals its electric ID Buggy, Pininfarina finally unveils its new electric hypercar, and Kia reimagines its image. With the announcement that the Tesla Model Y will debut next week, we run down everything we know. Now that Tesla has released the whole Model 3 lineup, our Twitter poll asks which one readers would buy.

Audi plug-in hybrids, Pininfarina electric hypercar, Elon Musk settles lawsuit: Today's Car News

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Pininfarina taps Rimac to build its electric hypercar's powertrain. Audi plans to expand its line of plug-in hybrid vehicles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk settles his SEC lawsuit in a surprising way. A utility survey shows more support for renewable power than utility companies can handle. And we ask how "fast" is fast charging in our latest Twitter poll

Pininfarina Unveils Nido EV Prototype

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Leading automotive design group Pininfarina unveiled the Nido EV, the first running prototype of the “Nido Development Program”, the project for an electric car conceived, designed and built entirely by the Pininfarina Style and Engineering Centre of Cambiano (Turin). The structure was designed to adapt to four different, completely electric or hybrid vehicles: 2-seater, 2+2, pickup and light van. Pininfarina CEO Silvio Pietro Angori. The Nido EV.

Tesla electric-car tax credits, Pininfarina electric-car brand, and best deals on green cars: Today's Car News

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Tesla is the first automaker to reach the 200,000-car limit for federal electric-car tax credits. Pininfarina plans for a new line of exotic electric cars. And we have the best deals on plug-in, hybrid, and other fuel-efficient vehicles. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla delivered its 200,000th car this past week, which means the

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HKG and Pininfarina introduce two more microturbine range extended EVs; graphene-enhanced LTO batteries

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At Auto Shanghai 2017, China-based Hybrid Kinetic Group (HK), with its partner Pininfarina, introduced two more microturbine range-extended electric vehicles: the five-seat K550 and 7-seat K750 SUVs. HK Microturbine Electric Generator Range Extender Click to enlarge. HK and Pininfarina signed a 46-month cooperation agreement in February 2017 for the joint design, development, and manufacturing of a series of HK electric drivetrain concept vehicles.

Pininfarina electric car to join Autolib car sharing service

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Niche vehicle maker Pininfarina has signed an agreement with France’s Bolloré to finally bring its prototype electric car into production. A new company called CeComp will lease part of the Italian car maker’s Turin factory, for the production of 4,000 electric cars. The electric models will not go on sale but will become part of [.]. Electric cars Autolib blue car Bollore car sharing Cecomp electric car Pininfarina

Pininfarina BlueCar Makes Debut In Paris Rental Scheme

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Whether electric cars are suitable for the wider market yet is still a topic undergoing heated debate, but several companies have found a use to which they're very much suited - inner city rental. This is the case for French billionaire entrepreneur Vincent Bolloré Having commissioned the renowned design house of Pininfarina to create a

Pininfarina/Bolloré BLUECAR EV Shown at Geneva

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Pininfarina and Bolloré, which set up a 50-50 joint venture at the beginning of 2008 with the purpose of designing, developing, manufacturing and distributing an electric car, displayed the latest version of the Pininfarina BLUECAR at the Geneva Motor Show on the Véhicules Électriques Pininfarina-Bolloré stand. The prototype shown at Geneva is a forerunner of the vehicle which will go into production in Italy at Pininfarina starting from 2010 with the first units.

Hybrid Kinetic electric luxury car, with turbine range extender, to be built in China

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Several Chinese or Chinese-backed automotive startups are currently trying to replicate the success of Tesla by designing and selling their own luxury electric cars. China Geneva Motor Show Pininfarina Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars Hybrid Kinetic StartupsBut Hybrid Kinetic likely predates most of them. Started by the founder of Chinese automaker Brilliance, the company made headlines in 2010, when it announced plans to build hybrid.

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New electric vehicle prototype unveiled

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A brand new electric vehicle has been unveiled by leading automotive design group Pininfarina. Known as the Nido electric vehicle it is designed to explore the electrification of a small city car and to develop a modular floorpan as part of the Nido Development Programme, a project for an electric car built entirely by the Pininfarina [.].

Bluecar electric car available to lease

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Sportscar maker turned EV producer Pininfarina is to make its tiny electric car available to lease, following the model’s successful introduction into Paris’ Autolib car sharing club. Electric cars Bollore electric car PininfarinaProduced in association with the Bolloré Group, the BlueCar will be available to lease for a minimum term of three months. Autolib customers will be given priority to [.].

Hybrid Kinetic H600 microturbine range-extended electric vehicle concept runs 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds

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At the Geneva Auto Show, the China-based Hybrid Kinetic group unveiled the H600 microturbine range-extended electric vehicle sedan concept, produced together with its vehicle design and engineering partner, Pininfarina. seconds; the electric motors deliver combined maximum power of more than 600 kW. When connected to residential home power systems with V2H (Vehicle-to-Home), H600 can provide electricity to homes and communities. Pininfarina and Cambiano project.

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Paris to introduce self-serve electric car scheme

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Not content with successfully introducing a bicycle hire scheme for Parisians to travel around town in an environmentally friendly manner, now Paris is offering similar opportunities for electric car drivers. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BlueCar Bollore electric car hire Paris Pininfarina self serve electric car scheme self serve electric cars

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Pininfarina, Bolloré and Cecomp in agreement for production of Bluecar EV derivatives for Autolib car sharing service. Pininfarina recently executed a preliminary biding contract with Cecomp and the Bolloré Group pursuant to which Pininfarina will lease to Cecomp the business operations for production of 4,000 electric cars destined to Autolib, a car sharing service that will be operational in October 2011 in Paris and in 40 other municipalities in the Île-de-France district.

Aston Martin Rapide E, Karma Revero GT, Tesla battery recycling: Today's Car News

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Aston Martin revealed the production version of its first electric car, the Rapide E, while California startup electric-carmaker Karma rolled out its updated Revero GT and a new Pininfarina GT Coupe in Shanghai. And our latest Twitter poll asks which new electric cars.

Electric super car heads to the UK

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Visitors to this year’s Salon Prive event will be the first in the UK to catch a glimpse of an exciting new electric super car: the Rimac Concept_One (pictured). The exciting “electric hyper car” comes from an experienced team who have been involved with both the Pininfarina house of style, as well as leatherworkers from [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news electric cars electric super car green cars Rimac Concept_One Salon Prive

The Reality of Fast Charging for Electric Vehicles

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» Transportation | March 28, 2009 | by EV World The Reality of Fast Charging for Electric Vehicles By Noel Adams Every so often I read articles, like the ones recently about a breakthrough from researchers at MIT, which will allow batteries to charge quickly, in this case, in 2 seconds. The article is often carried by lots of media who will point to this breakthrough as something that has an impact on electric vehicles. Join Matter Now!