Tagged: Electric vehicle

Faraday Future FF91 gives Tesla Motors some early jitters at CES 2017

Faraday Future FF91 electric car

Faraday Future has been in the news for its bold move to develop a new species of electric cars of the future. The American automotive technology company is a start-up which envisions a future dominated with powerful electric cars. We have already seen their developments, putting more emphasis on what they actually believe in. Now the company is out with a bang at CES 2017 with their powerful electric car capable of going from 0-60 in mere 2.39 seconds.
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Chrysler Portal: Semi-autonomous concept minivan to debut at CES 2017

Chrysler Portal Concept electric vehicle

Do you believe minivans carry the same old traditional aura of being boring and not so happening? Well, Fiat/Chrysler wants to change that image with its concept minivan which is all set to make a debut at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. To top it off the vehicle is all-electric and self-driving too. The company has named it ‘Portal’ going with the futuristic theme, and its overall design and look fully suggests that. The door of the minivan opens and closes like an elevator perfect for millennials.
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Lucid Motors Air – Powerful and luxurious Tesla killer in the making

Lucia Motors Air EV_1

Is it the Tesla killer in the making or just a hyped electric car which will bite the dust when it faces real world scenario? Meet Lucid Motors who have launched their super powered luxury EV at a company event in Fremont, California. This is not the first time that Lucid Motors is showing-off “Air” as they gave a glimpse of the powerful EV at LA Auto Show too. It is evident that the company not only wants to beat Tesla Motors with this future-forward venture, but also have a take on fuel-powered cars from manufacturers like BMW, Mercedes and Toyota.
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Hanergy electric cars will not need charging stations to fuel up

Hanergy-Solar-Car

Electric cars will soon be part of our regular transportation system. What is holding electric cars back from gaining traction is their limited range and long fueling time. EVs take considerable time to charge and are very limited in distance they can travel on single charge. To change that for good and to give EV manufacturers food for thought, Chinese solar panel manufacturer Hanergy has revealed plans to make four zero charging electric vehicles commercially available within next three years. According to the company, zero charge feature will ensure the EVs no longer need to rely on charging station for short and medium distance journeys. Read More…

Toyota uBox Concept EV created by students for the demanding generation Z

Toyota uBox Concept EV_3

Toyota Motor North America and Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research have some up with a concept car targeted towards the next generation. As a part of the school’s ongoing Deep Orange project, this electric vehicle dubbed uBox is designed to be a one solution for young generation who like to socialize, work and explore new places. Highly customizable interiors are this EV’s talking point as one can toggle between a cargo-centered setting to being a people transporter in just a few minutes.
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Wooden Toyota Setsuna is an all-electric roadster made to last 10 decades

Toyota Setsuna

This is something that you won’t see everyday. A wooden electric roadster that Toyota will show-off at Milan Design Week in Salone del Mobile and they call this concept car as ‘Setsuna’. Since it is made from Japanese wood, you can expect it to last for almost 100 years that is quite a lot of time to be frank. And the car carries that expression of love and care for generations with members of a family embracing that notion. The car’s name is also reminiscent of that emotion as it means “Moment” in Japanese.
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Your child can now drive Tesla model S for Kids

Radio Flyer Tesla Model S for Kids

Radio Flyer Tesla Model S for Kids

For kids these days the options for tech savvy toys is far better than what we had in our times. Electric cars specially designed for kids are popular these days and just a couple of days ago we saw the impressive Smart-Kart impress us. Now, there is an electric car for kids that will bring a smile to the faces of Tesla fans. Radio Flyer has partnered with Tesla Motors to create a Tesla Model S for Kids which is great news. This version for kids emulates quite a lot of details from its real inspiration, the Model S. That is very much evident in the design, paint color, working headlights and the charging method.
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Affordable electric Smart-Kart for future racers in the making

Actec Arrow Smart-Kart electric vehicle toy for kids

For kids nothing is more exciting than having their first set of wheels, be it a two-wheeler or four wheeler. We’ve seen many options when it comes to buying a toy for your kid, especially cars, but this one is more practical and affordable. The Arrow Smart-Kart by Actec electric vehicle for pre-teens and kids made its first appearance at the New York City Toy Fair 2016. The more I look at it, the more I wish that I had it during my pre-teen years. This kid’s EV kart can top a speed of 12 miles per hour. That kind of speed comes courtesy two independent 250-Watt electric motors and a lightweight chassis. Your kid can perform donuts and drifts too in their Smart-Kart.
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Tesla Model 3 coming in March, but only in one variant

Tesla Model 3 sedan

Tesla Motors is going to reveal the eagerly awaited Model 3 sedan in March and alongside that we might also see another crossover car debuting by the EV manufacturer. This revelation comes courtesy Electrek who assume that the Model S sedan is going to have two separate version, one is going to be the basic sedan and the other a crossover. Maybe a mixture of Model S and Model X, but only time will tell what’s in stall for electric car lovers. In-fact as I’m writing this, a new update has come-in that Tesla has confirmed the launch of only one car in March not two.
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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV goes 200 miles on single charge

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

GM Chairman and Chief Executive Mary Barra showed-off the Chevy all-electric Bolt EV prototype at CES 2016. This takes ahead the brand’s plan to foray into the lucrative electric car market and give users an affordable option as compared to the steeply priced Tesla Model S. 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is going to be priced at $30,000 which is almost half than the Model S. Plus it can go 200 miles (320 km/h) on one single charge.
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