Japanese automaker Toyota has developed an ultra light electric concept car which aims to reduce CO2 emissions and is touted as a pickup, convertible, off-roader and small city car all in one.
Architectural designer Jean-Marie Massaud a
Tesla Motors has unveiled a prototype of its Model X, a battery-powered SUV that represents the company's bet that consumers will buy a range of electric vehicles spun from a common platform.
The Model X, which features what the compan
Toyota Motor Corp on Monday launched the world's most fuel-efficient hybrid car, as the company looks to fight off competition from pure electric vehicles.
The compact car, dubbed 'Aqua' in Japan and the 'Prius C' overs
US automaker Cadillac’s Converj concept, a dramatic luxury coupe with extended-range electric vehicle technology, is moving forward as a production car that will be called the Cadillac ELR.
Development of the ELR is just underway, so detai
The zero-emission electric Nissan Leaf has won the European Car of the Year (CoTY) 2011 award.
The trophy was handed over to Nissan Motor’s president and CEO Carlos Ghosn in a special ceremony held at the Pavillion Gabriel in Paris.
Visitors to the Fourth World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2011 have been offered the opportunity to test drive brand new electric cars, including the Mercedes A Class and the famous Smart Car.
The facility is part of the event’s drive to pr
Toyota Motor Corp's compact electric car due to go on sale in 2012 will have a range of more than 100 km (62 miles) on a full charge and a top speed of about 120 km (75 miles) per hour, a report said.
Toyota said in early 2009 it would sel
The world's leading luxury carmaker, BMW, yesterday said it will invest 400 million euros ($560 million) by 2013 to produce an electric car as German manufacturers try to catch up with global rivals.
BMW has begun to extend its plant in th
Nissan, Japan's third-biggest carmaker, said on Monday its Leaf electric car would cost under 30,000 euros ($38,110) in most European countries after incentives offered by governments to push the new technology.
Nissan Motor Co and French
Japan's Sanyo Electric said it is in talks with two major automakers to supply electric car-use lithium-ion batteries, as it moves to secure growth beyond the era of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles.
Sanyo, the world's largest rec