|The architecture of e mobility: Audi e-tron Sportback concept|
|›In production from 2019: second electric Audi
›Emotional and powerful: Audi coupé design
›Illuminating: e-tron light communicates with its surroundings
Design study and technology demonstrator, electric car and power pack in the guise of a coupé: Audi presents a versatile concept car at the Auto Shanghai this spring. The four-door Gran Turismo Audi e-tron Sportback concept comes with a 320 kW electric drive. The formal idiom combines classic Audi elements with an array of trendsetting detail...[Read more...]|
|NISSAN CELEBRATES WITH MORE THAN 60,000 U.S. LEAF OWNERS DURING 'NATIONAL DRIVE ELECTRIC WEEK'|
|NASHVILLE, Tennessee – More than 60,000 U.S. consumers have 'kicked gas' and are now driving the all-electric Nissan LEAF. To celebrate National Drive Electric Week, held Sept. 15-21, Nissan is the exclusive automotive sponsor for more than 130 grassroots events scheduled for markets across the U.S. and abroad.
National Drive Electric Week, formerly National Plug In Day, started in 2011 as a series of local events aimed at spreading the word about plug-in vehicles. The annual event, wh...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN E-GOLF TO MAKE NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT THE LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW|
|The first fully electric Volkswagen for the U.S. market promises everyday usability and versatility with zero tailpipe emissions and low ownership costs
◾ Drivetrain consists of 24.2 kWh lithium-ion battery and 115 horsepower electric motor: 7.2 kW onboard charger is standard
◾ Three driver selectable regenerative braking modes
◾ Standard Fast Charging capability allows 80 percent battery charge within 30 minutes
◾ Roadside Assistance Plan takes the anxiety out of 'range anxiety'
◾ First Vo...[Read more...]|
|Panasonic And Tesla Reach Agreement To Expand Supply Of Automotive-Grade Battery Cells|
| ||OSAKA, Japan / PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors today announced that the two companies have reached an agreement in which Panasonic will expand its supply of automotive-grade lithium-ion battery cells to Tesla. With this agreement, the two companies update and expand their 2011 arrangement to now supply nearly 2 billion cells over the course of four years. The lithium-ion battery cells purchased from Panasonic will be used to power the award winning Model S as w...[Read more...]|
|Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S Earns Top Overall Test Score|
| ||Model S delivers the performance of a sports car, versatility of a wagon and better energy- efficiency than the best hybrids
YONKERS, N.Y., May 9, 2013 - The Tesla Model S, an all-electric luxury sports car, has earned the highest score in Consumer Reports' ratings: a 99 out of 100.
The $89,650 EV, built by a small automaker in Palo Alto, California, performed better, or just as well overall, as any other vehicle—of any kind—ever tested by Consumer Reports.
'The Tesla Mode...[Read more...]|