Helios IV, The French Solar Powered Race Car at Paris Motor Show 2010

The Paris Motor Show 2010 presented a lot of electric and hybrid vehicles. These are revolutionary, indeed, but within a certain niche, a certain small, entirely solar-powered car was the most interesting idea of all. Helios IV, as it was named, is the brainchild of the HEI University in Lille, France, and has attended the World Solar Challenge (WSC) six times.
On of the few Tesla Motors' vehicles in the UK.

Tesla Motors’ Aggressive European Campaign

Tesla Motors has already proven to be a popular vehicle, both in the US and abroad, but Tesla is planning on even more aggressive...
Hyundai E4U Personal Electric Vehicle Out On the Road

Hyundai E4U Concept – Egg-Shaped Personal Electric Vehicle

Personal electric vehicles aren't so new, and by now we're probably used to seeing the elderly and infirm getting around on electric wheelchairs and...
Better Place Electric Vehicle Battery Swap Station, Revolutionary but Perhaps Too Early

Sad News: Battery Swapping Company Better Place Goes Bankrupt

Better Place has stuck by its vision of electric vehicles that recharge in minutes, via battery swapping, but there just isn't enough support for...

World’s Most Important Automakers Set Standard for EV Charging

A new agreement between the world's most important automakers regarding the standardization of electric vehicle charging systems has been announced on Thursday. The new...

The global transition to clean energy – explained in 12 charts

A report released by Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) goes into that question in considerable detail. The Renewables Global Status...

Mission-E: Porsche’s Tesla Alternative to Hit Market by 2020

Porsche is now working on a new prototype of their Mission E model by 2020. As the news of the great results obtained by Tesla...

CODA Sedan – All-Electric Car To Be Launched By End Of 2011 In The...

One of the first 100 percent electric mass-production cars in US is to be launched this year and will be for sale starting 2011. The CODA Sedan will be manufactured by a private American firm that sells battery systems and all-electric vehicles.

256W Regenerative Shock Absorber Built by NY State University

Regenerative braking systems are an essential part of any electric/hybrid car, making it more efficient by taking advantage that energy can be relatively easy-recoverable when converted to electricity. Regenerative suspension systems are yet another approach to this class of mechanisms, continuously recovering the vibrational energy that occurs due to road irregularities, vehicle acceleration and braking.

Hyatt plans to put Tesla roadster recharging stations in 3 hotels

Electric car lovers willing to spend nearly $100,000 on the new Tesla Motors roadster will have some swanky places to plug it in. Hyatt will...