Showing posts in the category of Electric Vehicles

Renault-Nissan Hits 250,000 Electric Vehicle Sales


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Renault has announced the sale of the 250,000th electric vehicle it’s produced alongside partners Nissan. It also reports 15 percent sales growth through May of this year, when the alliance sold 31,600 EVs.

Watch Rhys Millen’s Silent Winning Run At Pikes Peak With eO PP03 Electric Racer


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Rhys Millen and his all-electric Drive eO single-seater race car made history at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this year with an overall win, the first ever by an electric vehicle.

Used Chevy Volt Batteries For Off The Grid Living


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Setting up your own power supply and storage system is becoming increasingly easy, but getting hold of good high-capacity batteries is still expensive. Then why not consider a used Chevrolet Volt battery pack for your personal power needs?

Chevrolet Bolt EV Prototypes Retain Concept Car Shape


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Chevrolet has already started testing prototypes of the upcoming Bolt EV and has released photos and a video to prove it.

Tesla Model S Users Have Driven More Than A Billion Miles Combined


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While it may not be any kind of major achievement in and of itself, because you can’t compare it to anything, all of Tesla’s Model S sedans have now racked up more than a billion miles.

GM To Invest $245 Million In Orion Plant For Mystery New Model


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General Motors said it will invest $245 million and add 300 new jobs at the Orion Assembly plant to support launching “an all-new vehicle program unlike any in the plant’s 32-year history.”

Driving An EV Like BMW's i3 Through Europe On Electric Power Alone Is Still Not Practical


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While Tesla may offer fast charging stations all across western Europe thus facilitating long distance travel, when you have an EV from a different manufacturer, reaching your destination is more of a gamble.

PSA Peugeot Citroën Will Build Bluesummer Convertible EV For Bolloré


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PSA Peugeot Citroën has announced it will build the Bluesummer electric vehicle for Groupe Bolloré at its plant in Rennes, France.

The news follows a similar deal between Bolloré and Renault involving the assembly of the Bluecar EV at the carmaker’s Dieppe factory.

Morgan Reveals Full Electric But Still Very Vintage 3 Wheeler


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Morgan will debut an all-electric concept, based on their popular 3 Wheeler at Goodwood Festival of Speed, called the EV3 Concept.

The Byd E6 Returns Electricity To The Charging Grid


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The BYD e6 is the only production car equipped as standard with the capability to return power to the grid via the AC charging system, but I bet you already knew that.

Local Motors Tests First All-Electric Rally Fighter Mule


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Local Motors, the company that has future owners come in and help build their vehicle, has just published a video showing a Rally Fighter bare chassis powered by electric motors.

There Are Rumors That Musk May Depart Tesla After Third Model Launches


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Well this is a bit of a shocker, although it is kind of understandable: according to rumors, Elon Musk may leave Tesla after the company’s smaller sedan model is launched.

Record For Largest EV Convoy Broken In Germany


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Electric car drivers from all over Europe recently took part in a record attempt held in Germany. The aim was to beat the highest number of EVs to ever take part in a convoy/parade; no hybrid, plug-in hybrid or any kind of middle solution was accepted – just pure EVs.

Renault To Test The Waters For North America Return With EV Entry In Canada


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More than 30 years after leaving North America, Renault is considering a return in small steps. First it wants to enter the Canadian market with its electric vehicles, according to a report from Montreal-based newspaper La Presse.

Audi R8 E-Tron Tries To Make The Green Hell A Little More Green


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Hear that? That’s the sound of the future.

Is BMW Going To Build An Electric Crossover To Rival Tesla's Model X In South Carolina?


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A new report indicates BMW is working on an electric crossover to rival the upcoming Tesla Model X and an already confirmed Audi Electric Crossover that will be previewed this year.

Renault Starts Assembling Bolloré Bluecar EVs At Its Dieppe Plant


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Following the partnership agreement signed last year, Renault and Bolloré are stepping up electric vehicle cooperation with the production start of the Bolloré Bluecar at Renault’s Dieppe plant.

Seven-Seat All-Electric Nissan e-NV200 Launched In The UK


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Nissan is expanding the range of its electric e-NV200 with the addition of the most practical version yet, the seven seat edition.

This Guy Spent Just €5 (For Charging) To Drive A Tesla From Oslo To London [w/Video]


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There really doesn’t seem to be any catch in the Tesla promise you buy into with one of their cars, as you can now drive for extended distances and periods without a hitch, even in Europe.

Nissan Turns e-NV200 Into Mobile Disco For UEFA Champions League Final


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If you’re a soccer fan you know the UEFA Champions League Final is on Saturday and you probably know Nissan is one of the major sponsors of Europe’s greatest club competition.