At the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Frank Rinderknecht and Rinspeed will offer an understated concept car, a “grownup golf cart” with bamboo interior elements.
A new concept design by Ognyan Bozhilov, the all-electric Lamborghini E-Trans transforms when it hits the racetrack, shedding side-panels and bulky batteries.
A Case Western professor’s improved capacitor design is drawing attention, and federal funding, due to the growing interest in electric vehicles and hybrids.
Nissan is set to begin its global roll out of the all-electric Leaf, with Japan hitting on December 20, followed around the same time by the U.S.
Electroengine has produced an electric version of the C70 that accelerates from 0-60 in less than six seconds, tops out at 125 and boasts a 200 mile range.
GM is auctioning off the first Chevy Volt to roll off its regular production line, with the funds going to boost science and math programs in Detroit schools.
The Nissan Leaf has been named 2011 European Car of the Year and is the first electric vehicle to do so–narrowly beating out Alfa Romeo and Opel contenders.
AMP Holdings in Ohio scores a deal to sell 1,000 electric-conversion SUVs to a company in Iceland, which just might be the perfect place for EVs.
Toyota’s plan for green cars includes 11 new hybrids, a Prius plug-in hybrid, an iQ-based electric, a fuel cell vehicle and second generation EV batteries.
From Alaska to the southern tip of Argentina, a team of college students completes a 16,000-mile epic drive in an all-electric car to promote low carbon tech.