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    Geneva Preview: NLV Quant returns with less Koenigsegg
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    A year ago in Geneva, NLV Solar and Swedish supercar builder Christian von Koenigsegg turned up with a four-seat electric car that incorporated photovoltaic energy collectors in the body surface. At that time, it was nothing more than a styling buck. Next week, again in Geneva, NLV will be back ...

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    Video: Rinspeed shows off the future of motoring with the UC?
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    Rinspeed UC? Concept – Click above to watch the video after the break
    The future of automotive transportation, huh? Many so-called futurists have attempted to predict what we'll all be driving five, 10 or even 15 years from now, but there seem to be more questions than answers. Will we even ...

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    Cover It Back Up: Protoscar Lampo 2 revealed ahead of Geneva [w/video]
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    Protoscar Lampo 2 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Earlier this month, Swiss "CleanCar Shapers" (their term, not ours) Protoscar offered up a little teaser of its new Lampo 2 electric sportscar, which is headed for the Geneva Motor Show early next month. Now that we've got a whole ...

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    Report: Caterham's all-new EV coming in six months?
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    Caterham R500 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Sportscar manufacturer Caterham may or may not produce an electric vehicle within the next six months. A bit ambiguous, sure, but small companies like Caterham certainly have a bit more leeway when it comes to introducing new models to ...

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    Detroit 2010: CT&T debuts three models, including Multi Amphibious Vehicle
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    CT&T Multi Amphibious Vehicle – Click above for high-res image gallery
    CT&T is a Korean company that makes tiny electric cars. You may have read about them on Autoblog Green. And if you did read about about CT&T's current products, you will know that we don't think very much of ...

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    Detroit 2010: Electric landspeed car races onto the show floor
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    1899 La Jamais Contente landspeed racer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There was a time when electric cars were some of the fastest land-borne vehicles ever made. The electric motors powering the vehicles have always been plenty powerful, sending a boatload of torque to the wheels ...

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    Detroit 2010: BMW ActiveE concept is all charged up and ready to go
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    BMW ActiveE concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At first glance, the BMW ActiveE concept is little more than a 1 Series with a questionable paint job. Seriously, the ActiveE looks like it's been sniffing blue paint. However, should you choose to look more closely, you will ...

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    Westfield readying lightweight electric iRacer [w/video]
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    Westfield iRacer - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Westfield, a British company that still builds and sells a version of the timeless Lotus 7, has announced plans to offer a fully electric sportscar called the iRacer that it will race in the EV Cup. As you might expect, the car appears to ...

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    Mini E range plummets as winter hits the northeast
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    MINI E - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Our friend Dr. Lyle Dennis of GM-Volt.com is one of 450 privateers in the regions of New York or Southern California who managed to get on the list of lessees for the battery-powered Mini E. Dennis has been driving his Mini E for the past six ...

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    Detroit Preview: BMW Concept ActiveE set to amp up 1 Series
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    BMW Concept ActiveE – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Six months into its Mini E field test program, BMW is getting ready for phase two of its electric vehicle development. At the Detroit Auto Show next month, the Bavarian automaker will introduce its Concept ActiveE which brings ...

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    Geneva Preview: Rinspeed to unveil the UC? electric city car
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    Rinspeed UC? – click above for high-res image gallery
    When we get to Geneva next March, eccentric Swiss design house Rinspeed will be showing off a design for a new electric commuter vehicle called the "UC?" The design of the car itself doesn't appear to be particularly novel with styling ...

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    VIDEO: Chevrolet Volt tests driver-controlled audio warning system with the blind
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    As the popularity of hybrids has grown over the last few years, advocates for the blind have been raising a red flag about noise, or -- more to the point -- the lack of it. Because electric-drive vehicles emit much lower levels of sound on the street, blind pedestrians who've relied on the noise ...

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    REPORT: Nissan may offer optional higher-capacity batteries at premium
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    2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It looks like Tesla probably won't be alone in offering different-sized battery packs in its future electric vehicles. At a U.S. launch event for the Leaf electric car on Friday, Nissan product planner Mark Perry told Paul Eisenstein of ...

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    Lotus shopping Evora chassis to other automakers?
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    Back in the Nineties, shortly after Lotus introduced the original Elise, the company made it known that its new sportscar platform was designed to be easily adapted to different applications – including different powertrains. Companies that were interested in a platform for a niche products ...

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    REPORT: Nissan's Ghosn rules out hybrid-only models like Toyota Prius, Honda Insight
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    Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Quick, think of a hybrid automobile. Got it? Are you thinking of the Toyota Prius? Pretty much everyone instantly recognizes the well-known profile of the Prius, and it's by far the most popular fuel miser on the ...

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    REPORT: Honda warming up to idea of electric vehicles
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    2010 Honda Insight EX – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With offerings like the FCX Clarity and the Insight, it's been clear what technologies Honda favors for environmentally-friendly transportation. But a change in strategy conceded by CEO Takanobu Ito could see Honda focusing more ...

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    REPORT: Energy Secretary Chu - "I would put every cent into electric cars"
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    U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu has a penchant for making some straightforward statements about energy policy. He's said that electric vehicles are inevitable, for example, and that all American cars should be E85-capable. Recently, he apparently said that "if it were up to me, I would put ...

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    Renault launches new site dedicated to its upcoming EV lineup [w/VIDEO]
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    Renault Fluence Zero Emissions Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Renault has created a new website that is dedicated to promoting its upcoming model range of battery powered cars. The site is actually about more than just the Fluence, Kangoo, Zoe and Twizzy. It also offers ...

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    REPORT: Chrysler, Fiat partnering on electric car
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    Dodge Circuit EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In a little more than three weeks, Sergio Marchionne will reveal his 5-year plan for Chrysler. According to information revealed by a Fiat exec and Chrysler board member Alfredo Altavilla last week, at least one electric car will be ...

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    e-Wolf channels inner Italian with planned e2 electric car
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    e-Wolf e2 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Shortly after debuting its Lotus Seven-esque e1 electric sportscar at the Frankfurt Motor Show, e-Wolf has just released images and details of its next model, the e2. Unlike the open-topped e1, the German firm's e2 followup will feature a shape ...

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