1931 Hupmobile Century Eight news, pictures, and information
This car wears coachwork by Raulang, a custom coachbuilder of Cleveland, Ohio. Raulang had also built electric cars before focusing on custom town cars and limousine bodies.
The car was purchased by the current owner in 1974 and is the only known example of its type known to exist.
|Vice Mayor Ms Cheng Hong Officially Welcomes Formula E To Beijing As Host City|
|BEIJING (June 1, 2013) - Vice Mayor Ms Cheng Hong today officially welcomed the FIA Formula E Championship to Beijing as one of 10 global cities to host the new fully-electric racing series, beginning in 2014. In front of more than 400 guests and selected media, the agreement was signed during the prestigious closing ceremony of the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) attended by the Vice Mayor together with Ms Qiu Hong, Assistant Minister of Commerce of China and A...[Read more...]|
|Nissan Leaf Charges Through 10,000 European Sales Milestone|
|◾10,000th Nissan LEAF delivered in Europe ◾Paris-based nurse, Sylvie Lailler was the 10,000th customer ◾Sales milestone hit as new Nissan LEAF sales about to start ROLLE, Switzerland - Sylvie Lailler became the 10,000th Nissan LEAF customer in Europe this week, further cementing the ground-breaking zero emission car's status as the best-selling electric vehicle of all time. Mrs. Lailler is a nurse who will be driving the Nissan LEAF on visits to elderly patients and using it with ...[Read more...]|
|Nissan, New York City Launch Leaf Electric Vehicle Taxi Pilot|
|To celebrate Earth Day, Nissan and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg today launched a new electric vehicle taxi pilot with the world's best-selling electric car, Nissan LEAF. This pilot program, which puts six LEAF taxis into service beginning this spring, will help Nissan, the city, the taxi industry and the public understand how zero emission vehicles can be integrated into future taxi fleets. Joe Castelli, vice president, Nissan Commercial Vehicles said: 'As part of our commitment to z...[Read more...]|
|World'S Fastest Ev – Detroit Electric Sp:01 – Makes Global Public Debut At Shanghai Motor Show|
|• Limited-edition SP:01 is world's fastest pure-electric production sports car– 155 mph (249 km/h)top speed and 0-62 mph (0-100km/h) in 3.7 seconds
• SP:01boasts a carbon-fibre body, luxurious and high-tech interior, and range of over 180 miles
• Customer orders already confirmed
Detroit Electric's new high-performance electric sports car, the SP:01, received its global public reveal at the Shanghai Motor Show today (20 April 2013). A limited-edition, two-seat pure-ele...[Read more...]
|2012 Mitsubishi i Named a 10 Best Green Car by Kelley Blue Book's kbb.com|
|Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) has seen its breakthrough 100% electric-powered 2012 Mitsubishi receive yet another prestigious accolade with today's announcement by Kelley Blue Book's kbb.com that the Japanese auto manufacturer's all-new EV has made its '10 Best Green Cars of 2012' list. In naming the 2012 Mitsubishi i to the 2012 list of '10 Best Green Cars,' Kelley Blue Book's kbb.com proclaimed that 'the newest all-electric car on the block is also the least expensive and ha...[Read more...]|
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