Tag: electric vehicle

The SION

Sono Motors have released their SION solar-powered electric car. This vehicle does up to 18 miles via stored solar energy alone. Costing around 16,000 Euros ($18,600) the SION is not exclusively for wealthy folks. Its list of features include integrated…

Lightyears Ahead

A Dutch startup called Lightyear have unveiled plans for their solar-powered electric car Lightyear One! The vehicle features a 500-mile driving range, four-wheel drive powertrain (for rough terrain) and solar panels that allow it to be driven for months without…

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Aston Martin Goes Electric

What is left to say about Aston Martin…legendary…hold that thought! Expected in 2019 is something greener than their typical V8 and V12 gas guzzling icons. What we are all anticipating is an Aston Martin Electric car. In collaboration with Williams…

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Taking Charge

Ennead Lab has just unveiled its new EV charging tower. They are looking to solve the issue of the scarcity of charging stations at the urban scale.   The project is expected to take shape in Shanghai. The attractive transparent…

Gone in 60 seconds

The GeoOrbital bike wheel offers a new take on bicycles! With this item, one can cleverly swap ‘only’ the front wheel of a bicycle for it to become electric. The wheel itself is battery-powered allowing your bike to become electric…

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Team GB Solar

The UK’s first family-sized solar-powered car has been created by Solar Team Great Britain (STGB) via Kickstarter support. At the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge later this year in Australia, they intend to build the world’s fastest solar-powered car. Spanning between…

Tesla Motors

This is the third programme we introduce to our readers. It’s an hour-long documentary (National Geographic again!) showing the risks that the TESLA team and CEO Elon Musk took in order to get the TESLA electric vehicle out there on…

TOYOTA IN WOOD

This year, at the 2016 Milan Expo, Toyota has gone ‘old school’ in a new way! They have created an open-top two-seater vehicle from wood and sidestepped the argument that all great new cars need to have the latest gadgets and…

DEATH OF THE TRAFFIC LIGHT

Researchers from MIT, the Swiss Institute of Technology and the Italian National Research Council are developing a traffic system to facilitate driverless vehicles. The system would allow vehicles to pass through junctions without the need for signals whilst avoiding any…

AUDI E-TRON

Audi is aiming to rival Tesla as electric automotive manufacturer. So check out their 2016 A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid (total driving range around 400 miles). It’s 1.4L four-cylinder electric motor generates 204 horsepower and its 8.8 kWh battery allows 17…