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Fisker EMotion electric car concept aims to compete with Tesla.

Henrik Fisker Debuts 400 Mile Range EMotion Electric Car

Famed automotive designer hasn't given up on electric drive just yet, unveiling his next design meant to compete with his arch rival, Tesla.

With a starting price tag of $129,000US, Karma Automotive's EMotion luxury electric car is aiming for higher-end Tesla/Mercedes/Audi/BMW buyers. For that, you get a car that designer Henrik Fisker claims will provide a pacesetting range of 400 miles (not kilometer) on a charge.

The car's new graphene-based battery design is a firs...


Furion concept offers more 205 Nm of torque.

Furion Wankle-Powered Hybrid Street Bike Out Torques KTM

Furion M1 blends a 125hp (93kW) dual rotor Wankle and 55hp e-motor, delivering 180 hp of blistering torque and equivalent of 59 mpg.

While it's still just concept, this French-designed hybrid points to an interesting future for lovers of speed and performance on two-wheels. Furion has digitally envisioned a street bike that can knock the socks off even the powerful KTM 1290 Super Duke R, coming in at a lower street weight, while also offering a monster 45% greater torque (...


Jeep Yuntu plug-in hybrid.

Jeep "Cloud" Electric Hybrid Destined for China Market

The seven-passenger SUV concept reportedly will have a EV-mode range of up to 40 miles (65km).

Jeep, like Volkswagen, has been a long established brand in China. The Beijing Jeep Corporation (BJC) was established in 1957, quite possibly making it the longest, continuously manufactured US-originated automobile in China. And like all car brands, it also needs to continuously evolve its product line up, just as it's done elsewhere in the ...


Volvo sedan concept. Company hasn't yet decided on model type: sedan or SUV.

Volvo Plans China-Built Tesla Model 3 Competitor

It will have range of 250 miles and a price tag somewhere between $35-40,000.

Volvo has a solid reputation for quality and safety, which are two reasons China's Geely Automotive bought the company - among other acquisitions, including the London Taxi Company, makers of the famed Black Cabs - from Ford in 2010 for a mere $1.8 Billion.

While its cars cont...


Presumed photo of Ililum in flight

German Electric "Jet" VTOL Startup Claims First Flight

Two-seat prototype purportedly makes first successful unmanned test flight in Germany, paving way for future "sky taxi.'

If the video below is to be believed, and these days with hyper-realistic CGI, it's getting damned hard to tell fact from fiction, German startup Ililum conducted their first successful vertical takeoff and landing; and importantly made a smooth transition to straight forward flight yesterday ...


XING Mobility Miss R electric supercar-for-two

Put Some XING In Your Street-Legal Electric Racer

Miss R can do zero-to-100km/h in 2 seconds thanks to 1,341hp of electric propulsion.

Two seats and more than 1,340 hp will power Miss R, the creation of XING Mobility, based in Taiwan. The Super-car, "road-legal" racer is on display at EV Taiwan 2017. It's mission is to showcase the company's "race-derived technology." The prototype is slated to rollout late this year. Details are available in the company press release below.<...


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The Electric Vehicle Disruption - End Of Oil by 2030

Stanford Professor Tony Seba explains the 4 forces that will completely disrupt energy and transportation in this March 2016 keynote at Swedbank Nordic Energy Summit.

Formula E Monaco Highlights

Highlights from Season 3.


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Electric Car Road Use Taxes are Regressive

By John Gilkison

How extra yearly registration fees for electric cars is clearly a regressive tax probably designed to suppress the market for them and does not fairly solve the gasoline tax revenue shortfall for maintaining the roads and highways.




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