Posts Tagged ‘electric car’
Luxgen, a Taiwanese company, has unveiled at the Dubai International Auto Show a new all-electric MPV that according to the company, it will the world’s first all-electric 7-passenger MPV.
Presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, the new ED concept from Brabus, is a classy electric car, suggestively named Smart Fortwo, features a sound generator that can make it sound like a space ship
Peugeot iOn will be the first all-electric car launched by the company in Europe next year. This new car will be based on Mitsubishi’s i MiEV electric car. The iOn all-electric Peugeot vehicle will have a maximum speed of 130 km/h (81 mph), with a range of about 130 km.
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.
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.
Ford Motor Co. has announced that plans to introduce an electric car in North America until 2011.
Toyota has announced that will launch 10 new hybrid cars in the next five years. While the automotive industry is one of the most affected by the crisis, Toyota will present to the amateur public at the Detroit Auto Show, a new generation of Prius and the new Lexus HS250h hybrid.
Another famous car producer makes itself friend of the environment: the first three green cars from Mercedes Benz will be presented at the Detroit Auto Show in 2009. The Mercedes Benz promise that it will show to the public a BlueZero range of “green cars”.
Mercedes Benz has made the concept of the future F1 car. The environmentally friendly car is called Formula Zero Racer is one of the new designs entered in LA Design Challenge in 2008. Formula Zero, which will make part from the green revolution of Formula 1, will have an aero-efficient solar skin, an electric motor [...]