Tag: Green

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Blends Sedan Sensibility With NSX Tech: First Drive

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The deafening burble of Acura’s new NSX supercar is audible from blocks. 573 angry horses are being force-fed to the tires via two electric batteries, a six-cylinder engine, and an advanced drivetrain. To put it plainly, the NSX is a marvel in engineering. But none of that impressive technology would have been possible if it weren’t for a certain four-door hybrid. Continue Reading »

This Might Be the Edgiest Tesla Upgrade Yet

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Design-wise, it’s hard to find fault with the Tesla Model S. Its looks are sophisticated, clean, and safe…maybe too safe. Thankfully, one UK startup has taken the Tesla’s subdued design, and given it an edgy upgrade. Continue Reading »

The Tesla Model 3 Could Get as Much Power as the Model S

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How powerful will the new Tesla Model 3 be when it finally arrives to fill the gajillion preorders that have been placed? If new reports are any indication, the Model 3 could be nearly as powerful as the more expensive and heavier Model S. Of course, you’ll probably have to pay a little extra for that option.

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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 »