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Electric Cars

News and Information about Electric Car and Electric Vehicle Technologies.

Dec 08, 2016

Electric Cars

Electric Cars use the energy stored in a battery (or series of batteries) for vehicle propulsion. Electric motors provide a clean and safe alternative to the internal combustion engine. There are many pros and cons about electric cars. The electric vehicle is known to have faster acceleration but shorter distance range than conventional engines. They produce no exhaust but require long charging times. This page provides articles about electric car technologies.

Toshiba and Volkswagen to Develop Electric Cars

Toshiba and Volkswagen to Develop Electric Cars

European auto maker Volkswagen and the Japanese Toshiba Corporation recently announced their plans to begin working together to develop electric drive units for vehicles. The cars will be part

The Ultimate Aero EV – World’s Fastest Electric Car

The Ultimate Aero EV – World’s Fastest Electric Car

Shelby SuperCars recently announced plans to produce an all-electric version of one of their current cars, the Ultimate Aero, also known as the world’s fastest production car. The new

Running a Car on Wind Energy

Running a Car on Wind Energy

A new power packed performance super car has been designed in California that can run at the speed of 155 mph without conventional fuel. For startup this car will

The cityZenn – Dream Electric Car

The cityZenn – Dream Electric Car

Till now we have battery operated cars or hybrid cars. Hybrid cars reduce your gas consumption and air pollution. If you are using battery operated cars, you can’t drive

Off-Road Electric Vehicles

Off-Road Electric Vehicles

Frontiers for electric vehicles have changed: 10 years ago or even more recently it was almost impossible to consider an electric solution for all-terrain purposes, now on the market

The Triac: An Affordable Electric Car

The Triac: An Affordable Electric Car

California based company Green Vehicles recently began selling an affordable $20,000 electric car called the Triac. The small but efficient 3-wheeled car has a range of 120 miles and

The Gyroscopic Electric Uno Bike

The Gyroscopic Electric Uno Bike

Canadian Inventor Ben Gulak of BPG-Technologies has developed a wild new green motorcycle that uses gyro technology to stay upright on its two side-by-side wheels. Acceleration is controlled by

Tesla Roadster and the Electric Car Future

Tesla Roadster and the Electric Car Future

Interview with Martin Eberhard, Engineer and Founder of Tesla Motors. The company was co-founded in 2003 with fellow Engineer Marc Tarpenning. Their plans to develop electric cars were met with

Astrolab Solar-Electric Hybrid Vehicle

Astrolab, the world’s first commercial solar car, will be available in January 2008 thanks to automobile designer Sacha Lakic. The car was developed by the French manufacturer, Venturi. The vehicle

Mini QED Hybrid-Electric Prototype

Mini QED Hybrid-Electric Prototype

Designers at PML Flightlink have transformed a mini into a hybrid-electric performance vehicle. The car has a great fuel efficiency and performance specifications. It can achieve a top speed of