Chinese-based SF Motors recently unveiled two new electric vehicles they hope to have on the market by 2019. The SF5 and SF7 each features proprietary battery technology with a claimed range over 300 miles.
Think EVs are a passing fancy?
The folks at Volvo apparently disagree. The Chinese-owned carmaker announced ambitious plans to electrify their entire lineup by model year 2019.
Volvo is done with entirely traditional engines and exclusively gas-powered vehicles, the company announced. By 2019, Volvo group intends to offer only either fully electric or hybrid engines on all new models, making it the first automaker to commit to using only alternative drive trains. The end of the solely combustion engine-powered car did seem…
At the Formula E Paris ePrix over the weekend, the driverless Roborace navigated a lap of the 1.9 km course all by itself — all 14 turns. Read More
BMW has unveiled an experimental electric-powered version of their popular RR sportbike. The eRR is a silent version of the S1000RR and doesn’t just look fast— it is fast. Continue reading “BMW Electrified Concept Bike”
In January an unknown company debuted an electric scooter. But they didn’t travel to Milan or Frankfort— they rolled it out at CES, the Consumer Electronic Show.
That makes sense because the Gogoro Smartscooter is part gadget, part transportation and part fashion. You could call it the Tesla of scooters. But the most unique feature of this electric vehicle (EV) is the fact you don’t charge it. Gogoro has worked out a clever system of battery swapping instead. Continue reading “Go What?”
Word is the upcoming roadster upgrades from Tesla Motors promise a 400-mile range.
From Hungary we present the Moveo.
This ungainly luggage is actually an electric scooter designed by the non-profit Antro Group. Built from carbon fiber the scooter weighs only 55 pounds. It has a range of 22 miles and tops out at 28 mph. Continue reading “Ugly Backpack or Awesome Scooter?”
Electric compact unveiled in California.
Honda delivered a 2013 Fit EV battery-electric vehicle to the city of Torrance today as one of the first major steps in the Honda Electric Vehicle Demonstration Program, a prelude to the retail market launch of the Fit EV with customers in California and Oregon this summer. Continue reading “Honda Delivers 2013 Fit EV”
According to the company website the Brammo Empulse is destined for a showroom near you. Soon.
The electric bike is capable of doing 100 plus. That’s 100 mile range and over 100 mph top speed. Plus it looks seriously cool!
Visitors to the International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, CA can see more electric bikes from the company beginning February 9, 2012.