> With what is claimed to be the first proper all-electric four seater car for the UK, The Electric Car Company has announced the immediate launch of the all electric Citroen C1 ev’ie today. Based (obviously) on Citroen’s baby C1, the C1 ev’ie aims to be as car-like as possible, but offering all the economies […]
We still don’t know for certain that the Government will launch a scrappage scheme in the budget (or Cash for Clunkers if you’re on the other side of the pond) but in a slightly bizarre twist the Government has announced that it will subsidise the purchase of Electric Cars or Plug-in Hybrids to the tune […]
It has been revealed that as a condition of loans to Jaguar Land Rover by EIB, that the new Jaguar XJ will feature a full Hybrid version with more eco models from JLR.
Tesla has revealed its Model S in California, a 7 seat electric saloon car due on sale in 2011.
Back in January, we speculated on the return of the Topolino and Isetta marques in a joint venture by BMW and Fiat to launch a range of super-eco city cars to rival those that manufacturers like VW and Mercedes are developing. And according to Auto Express those plans are getting close to being realised. This […]
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. Christian Von Koenigsegg is as mad as a hatter. But good mad, not bad mad. He has outrageous ideas, but has the nous to see them through. And the Koenigsegg Quant is some idea. But actually, this isn’t all Christian’s idea. The project stems from a […]
GM are desperate to grab the headlines with the Ampera in Europe, and they’ve done a full reveal – pictures, video, the works, this afternoon, instead of waiting until tomorrow as was expected. Due to go on sale when is anybody’s guess. The Ampera offers a 50km range from electric charge only, and up to […]
GM really needs the Chevy Volt/Opel Ampera to be well received. The problem is that the technology for the car doesn’t even exist yet, unless of course GM have made huge strides they’re about to reveal when the car gets fully unveiled at Geneva ’09 tomorrow. But it’s not a proper reveal, in the sense […]
Opel (GM’s Euro division, and the Euro version of Vauxhall) has today revealed teaser images of the Opel Ampera, which is to debut at the motor show in Geneva in March. The Ampera is GM’s salvation – they believe. Based on the Chevvy Volt concept, it is a pure electric car. True, it has a […]
Jim Dowle used to work as a designer for McLaren, and was involved in the original F1 development. So he knows a thing or two about lightweight performance cars. Last year Jim first announced details of his P1 concept, which was well received. But since then the P1, and the world, has moved on, and […]