Tag Archives: electric cars

  • Opener BlackFly Electric VTOL Vehicle (Video)

    Opener BlackFly Electric VTOL Vehicle (Video)

    Flying cars … it seems like every month or two some company or another promises that they’ve finally cracked this long-delayed promise of the future, from Metropolis through Blade Runner and beyond. The latest is Opener, who have unveiled their own plans for an electric VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) vehicle that will be roughly the same difficulty level […]

  • Fisker EMotion: All-Electric Car Unveiled

    Fisker EMotion: All-Electric Car Unveiled

    After months of anticipation, Fisker Inc. just unveiled its all-electric car. Like the company itself, the car is in its relative infancy and thus quite a ways off from seeing production, but that just means that the Fisker EMotion is free to set the bar for electric vehicles at an ambitiously high level. The Fisker […]

  • Long Beach ePrix Highlights in 360-Degree Virtual Reality (Video)

    Long Beach ePrix Highlights in 360-Degree Virtual Reality (Video)

    Electric cars are generally valued for their practicality and economy rather than for their speed and power. But a recent sporting event shows they can race if need be, and now highlights from the Long Beach ePrix are available in interactive 360-degree video. The Long Beach ePrix is a “Formula E” event, the E standing […]

  • Nimbus e-Car Concept From Hemisferio Criativo

    Nimbus e-Car Concept From Hemisferio Criativo

    Most electric cars, be they actual production models or just lines on a page, seem to place a high premium on futuristic design. But Hemisferio Criativo has taken a different approach with their new Nimbus e-Car concept. As you can see in the computer rendering of the concept car above, the Nimbus e-Car looks more […]

  • Koenigsegg Regera: Fastest Electric Production Car (Photos)

    Koenigsegg Regera: Fastest Electric Production Car (Photos)

    There’s a traditional school of thought surrounding electric cars, shared by both the companies that manufacture them and the people who drive them. It’s that when you power a car with electricity rather than traditional gas or diesel, you sacrifice speed and performance for efficiency and environmental friendliness. But that school of thought isn’t shared […]

  • New Tesla Model S P85D Dual-Motor Electric Supercar Unveiled

    New Tesla Model S P85D Dual-Motor Electric Supercar Unveiled

    Tesla founder/possible extraterrestrial Elon Musk has been teasing the next step in Tesla’s Model S for a while now, and all we had up to yesterday’s unveiling of the car was the letter D. Now, we know that D stands for “dual motor,” as in the two electric motors that make the Tesla Model S […]

  • The Broon F8: A Luxury Electric Car for Kids (Photos)

    The Broon F8: A Luxury Electric Car for Kids (Photos)

      For most kids, cars are a symbol for the threshold of adulthood.  And for most adults, luxury cars are a symbol for the rewards of wealth that they’ll never actually have. But some kids are just born lucky, and for them there’s the Broon F8 series by Henes Co. The Broon F810, F840, and […]

  • 9 Environmentally Friendly Cars that Aren’t Lame

    9 Environmentally Friendly Cars that Aren’t Lame

    The general school of thought regarding environmentally friendly cars is that as a motorist, you have to choose between your conscience and whatever part of the brain it is that handles being cool. But as these nine cars demonstrate, that’s an old way of thinking. You can be good (or at least less bad) for […]

  • Renault Twizy Sport F1 Electric Concept Car

    Renault Twizy Sport F1 Electric Concept Car

    Here’s a novel idea: An electric car that’s good for the environment but that also fills your need for speed. That’s the idea behind the Twizy Sport F1 Concept car from Renault. Renault turned away from the usual electric car aesthetic, and turned towards the Formula One look for their inspiration in designing the Twizy Sport […]

  • Cadillac Is Designing An ELR Extended Range Electric Vehicle (Photos)

    Cadillac Is Designing An ELR Extended Range Electric Vehicle (Photos)

    The way of the future is the electric car, according to some. And the automakers at Cadillac apparently agree, as they’ve announced plans for the Cadillac ELR, an electric car that can switch to “extended driving” mode for hundreds of additional miles once the electric charge runs out. Until then, the car runs on an […]