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Sometimes plug-in vehicle advocates are accused of conspiracy theories that deep-pocketed interests including big oil and carmakers resisting EVs want to promote hydrogen, but who needs theories when intentions are expressed in plain sight? To wit, yesterday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, 13 CEOs and chairpersons from major corporations representing total revenues […]

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High- and low-rollers alike can catch a free ride on a self-driving shuttle bus by pushing a button in the Fremont Street entertainment district of downtown Las Vegas. The small oval-shaped shuttle, made by French company Navya and named Arma, has a human attendant, but no steering wheel or brake pedal. Using GPS, electronic curb […]

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In its third attempt, the Acciona 100% Ecopowered 4×4 battery-electric car completed the grueling Dakar Rally in South America, finishing 53rd in its class. Without consuming a drop of gasoline or diesel fuel or emitting a single gram of CO2, the Acciona team drove the 100% Ecopowered EV over the 5,600-mile rally course that stretched […]

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Infiniti’s on-again, off-again electric car is back on again as the company will debut an all-electric car in 2020 according to Roland Krueger, the luxury automaker’s president. A prototype EV has already been driven by Krueger, who described it as “very good,” British publication Auto Car reported. He told the publication that electric vehicles have […]

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A recent comment by General Motors CEO Mary Barra this week has sent EV fans to speculating, as she said a “huge range of vehicles” will be spun off from the Bolt EV platform. How one defines a huge range of vehicles, how soon these will be, and what really to expect at all were […]

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There are now more than 252,000 Nissan Leafs on the road worldwide. The all-electric hatchback began life with just 50 sales in December 2010 and has since become the world’s best-selling EV in terms of cumulative sales – and by extension it’s the pinnacle electrified product for the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Aided by availability in more […]

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Volkswagen’s all-electric I.D. Buzz Microbus Concept made its world debut at today’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The I.D. Buzz is part of VW’s plan to sell one million battery-electric vehicles worldwide by 2025 beginning with the I.D. hatchback in 2020, that was introduced at last year’s Paris Motor Show. One of few […]

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The all-women’s off road rally, Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc, has added an electric vehicle category for its 27th annual rally across Morocco’s southern desert. Called “E-Gazelles,” on March 17 the battery electric off-roaders will join four-wheel drive trucks and crossovers, motorcycles and quads on a 1,500-mile journey with a landscape of sand dunes, green […]

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Startup electric vehicle maker Eli, introduced its Zero EV, a Renault Twizy lookalike, at the Consumer Electric Show (CES) in Las Vegas today. The pint-sized two seater, with a body made of high-tensile aluminum, is 88.5-inches long, 54-inches wide and 61-inches high, and weighs in at just 795 pounds. Eli tags the car as “the […]

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Controversial startup carmaker Faraday Future showed off a prototype of its first car yesterday at a large event in Las Vegas amid questions about its ongoing viability. The introduction of the over-1,000 horsepower, autonomous-capable, “FF 91” luxury crossover SUV was held in conjunction with the annual CES 2017 consumer electronics convention. Included in the show […]

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