Tag: Green

Ford GT Assistant Chief Engineer Leaves to Rebuild Karma (Fisker)

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Kip Ewing is a famous name in Dearborn…or at least, was. One of the men behind the new Ford GT supercar, Ewing has left his gig at Ford to move on to greener pastures. And we mean that literally. The former Ford GT Assistant Chief Engineer now calls Karma (formerly Fisker) home. Continue Reading »

Is the Tesla Model X P90D More Powerful than Model S P90D?

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Being an SUV, it might seem that the Model X would be a slower car than the quarter-mile happy Model S sedan. After all, the newest Tesla is a little over 600 pounds heavier, has the same electric motors, and the same amount of power. But some new stats paint a different picture of the two electric vehicles. Continue Reading »

Meet Olli: The Self-Driving, Electric Bus Powered by IBM Watson

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This is Olli. Olli is a bus. But Olli’s not just any bus, he’s it’s a self-driving, fully-electric bus of the future, partially powered by the IBM Watson AI system and created by Phoenix-based Local Motors. Continue Reading »

Rolls-Royce Reveals Its Electric Luxury Car of the Future

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Rolls-Royce is a company with a long and celebrated heritage. Its vehicles remain a capsule to a simpler time, when cars were large and luxurious and didn’t need all the amenities we have today. But the future is now, and Rolls-Royce stopped the old-school bleeding with a concept more akin to a science fiction movie. Continue Reading »

Would You Want the ‘Wheeler Dealers’ Electric Maserati?

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We’re used to plenty of TV spoilers over the internet, but CraigsList is usually not the source. Right now you can buy a Maserati that will be featured in a future episode of Wheeler Dealers. Ok, it’s a dreaded Biturbo, but now that name is a bit misleading. It seems engineer extraordinaire Edd China has converted this into modern electric power. Continue Reading »

Peugeot is Building a Nifty Little Electric Scooter

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Peugeot is teaming up with a Swiss company called Mirco Mobility to build an electric scooter. It’s called e-Kick and it was developed for those who live in the city and need something small and motorized to get around where a car might not be the easiest solution.

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A Pininfarina Electric Sports Car Might Happen

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Italian design house Pininfarina was saved from extinction when it was purchased by Mahindra for roughly $185 million last year. The newly revived company showed off a hydrogen sports car concept in Geneva, and now their sights are set on an electric sports car in the next few years. Continue Reading »

Nikola Motor is Building a 520-HP Electric UTV

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Nikola Motor is building the Nikola Zero electric to handle any terrain you can think to conquer. The UTV is a joint project with Pratt & Miller Engineering and features four 155-horsepower motors, one at each wheel.

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Next-Gen Nissan GT-R Will Probably be a Hybrid

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A refreshed 2017 Nissan GT-R just made its debut and is already on its way to dealerships—thank the sports car gods. But work on the next version of the car is already underway. A full redesign is due, according to Nissan, and that could include a hybrid drivetrain. Continue Reading »

This Compact Jet Kayak Can Hit 21 MPH on Water

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The best fishing spots always seem to be the hardest to reach. There’s perhaps a long haul across the bay, a tight section of rapids to traverse, followed by a shallow meandering creek, all spanning multiple miles. In a conventional kayak, the task would seem heroic. In one of these however, it’s just another day on the water. Meet the Mokai ES-Kape. Continue Reading »