Archive for the ‘Electric Vehicles’ Category

Zero Emission Car to Run on Electromagnetic Wheels

Sunday, September 6, 2009 0:08 No Comments

Zero emission environment friendly car designed to moves on four independent electromagnetic wheels. Indian auto designer Nanish K R has cum up with a futuristic urban concept vehicle aimed to revolutionize transport in the year 2020. What is amazing at this green car is that it will be powered by four independent electromagnetic wheels, without [...]

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Mercedes F-CELL to reach the U.S. Next Year

Monday, August 31, 2009 23:16 No Comments

Mercedes-Benz officials said the the new B‑Class F-CELL will be launched in U.S. next year. The environmentally friendly electric car will offer a performance similar to a 2.0-liter petrol car and will be fully suited for everyday driving.

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Zero-Emission Chopper Powered by Electricity

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 1:00 No Comments

Orange County Choppers has built an all-electric chopper, touted as the “first custom electric American chopper” which uses electronics provided by Siemens. Siemens claims that the bike has a 60-mile range and a top speed of 100mph.

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World’s First Completely Zero-Emission Race Car Powered by Electricity

Thursday, July 30, 2009 1:00 No Comments

A team of students at the University of Hertfordshire has raced the world’s first completely electric Formula Student racing car and won this month’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers Formula Student competition.

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1986 Motorcycle Modded to Sport an Electric Engine

Sunday, June 28, 2009 0:48 No Comments

Geoff Bjorgan is the inventor of this amazing “green” motorcycle. He successfully converted a 1986 Honda motorcycle into a 120 lbs electric, pedal-assist bike. “I was more concerned with look than function,” Bjorgan told Autopia. “The bike is heavy, definitely a flatlander, but it cruises at 21 mph so I’m happy.”

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SkySpark- World’s Fastest Zero-Emission Airplane Powered by Electric Motors

Thursday, June 18, 2009 1:32 No Comments

A world record for the fastest speed attained by an electric airplane was reached by SkySpark. The airplane, piloted by astronaut Maurizo Cheli, achieved an airspeed of 250 km/h last week at the World Air Games in Turin, Italy. Specifically modified for the project, the battery-powered Pioneer Alpi 300 is thought to be capable of  [...]

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A New Prius will be Tested in Europe

Saturday, May 16, 2009 5:14 No Comments

About 150 Prius vehicles belonging to a new generation will be tested in Europe by the Japanese producer  to see how these cars behave in real life. The models can be loaded from any outlet and are equipped with a new lithium-ion battery.

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Zero Motorcycles to Launch a New Zero-Emission Sportbike

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 10:37 No Comments

Zero Motorcycles plans to launch an electric sportsbike based on the Zero S supermoto. Neal Saiki exclusively revealed this to Hell For Leather, saying, “Later on this year, we’ll come out with a micro sportsbike, we’ll keep the 4kWh battery pack.” Expect the Zero SS to make the same power as the S: 31bhp and [...]

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Solar Flyer – Electric Motorcycle Powered by Solar Energy

Thursday, May 7, 2009 4:04 2 Comments

Anyone living near Phoenix, Arizona would be able to tell you that there’s a reason the area is nicknamed “The Valley of the Sun.” It may be mildly oppressive from time to time (or just about all summer, depending on your point of view), but the sun is also a valuable natural resource that gives [...]

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Dacia Shift, a 100% electric model

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 2:54 No Comments

An Romanian designer has presented an electric sport model called Dacia Shift which runs using lithium-ion batteries. Liviu Tudoran was inspired by the Dacia Duster concept, presented at the Geneva Motor Show two months ago, to create a 100% electric vehicle.

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