5/02/2009

Chevy Volt Ad

Industrial monster General Motors has already begun television advertising their premature child's Chevrolet Volt. There are a lot of money spent on advertising and the movie turned out very beautiful and soulful. But knowing about today's electric vehicles, it is a pity to watch this miserable hybrid, that can travel only about 60 km. without sucking one's fill of petrol. Even the Baker Electric in 1909 went in more than twice (!) longer. So thats your century-old automobile progress and fucking American Revolution?



4/27/2009

Shai Agassi about future

Shai Agassi explains the workings of his company that aims to bring electric cars to the world, starting with Israel and also Denmark, Australia and California.

4/26/2009

Britain is ready to pay up to 5 thousand pounds if you want to buy the electric car

The statement was made by the Minister for Business and Enterprise Peter Mandelson. Currently, the share of such machines of the total UK fleet is 0.1%.

In addition, the UK authorities intend to allocate 20 million pounds for the construction of a network of electric charging stations and the entire "elektrogorodov, where the owners of such vehicles will feel comfortable.

4/24/2009

Subaru Stella Sales start in Japan in July



Fuji Heavy announced the beginning of field trials last predseriynogo Sample Electric. By the end of their model will be limited to the free party sales in the domestic market of Japan. In comparison with the first prototype, presented by the company in June last year, the updated Subaru Stella has become a 50 kg lighter, and its electric motor to 7 kW power. Now the rates are 1010 kg and 47 kW respectively. Drive - front. Dimensions Electric (3395 mm × 1475 mm × 1660 mm) remained unchanged. Subaru Stella / Stella Subaru develops a maximum speed of 100 km / h, a battery of advanced lithium ion batteries, can overcome the 80 km. The salon is on four electric.

Worth noting that Subaru Stella is an ideological and technological development of electric Subaru R1e, which FHI has developed jointly with Tokyo Electric Power Co. in 2006. At the moment, so electric surpassed its predecessor, it was decided to start selling ordinary consumers. Note, however, that expected from the Japanese better.

Price Subaru Stella has not yet been announced, but it is known that during the current fiscal year, the company expects to realize total 170 units.

Audi will calabrate of 100 years of brand with new electric car

Company Audi officially confirmed earlier emerging information that at the celebration of 100 years of brand, which will begin July 16 in Germany and will last four days, held the world premiere of the new model.

According to preliminary data, the company intends to submit a concept electric car, which will become the founder of a whole range of electric - from compact city cars to sports. At the moment, these vehicles are intra-corporate symbol with indices from E1 to E5, and the first of them - it subkompaktnaya machine, based on the concept Kára Volkswagen Up!.

4/19/2009

P.U.M.A. from General Motors and the company Segway



General Motors Corporation and the Segway company decided to spoil a good thing, and based on the Segway scooter developed a car-bike to travel around the city. The project has a long and sad-bureaucratic title of Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility Project (for short - a little better: PUMA). Literally: Draft Personal urban mobility and rolling the vehicle.


PUMA - is a double, two carts, which the design is not enough rickshaw. Rickshaw, apparently escaped mitingovat for the freedom of the indigenous peoples of America, and provided me and frightened passenger scooter now worn on the roads at speeds of around 55km / h. A single lithium battery charge is enough for 40 km.

The cost of the device has not yet been determined. It is anticipated that the price would be approximately a quarter of the price of traditional two-car.

Detroit Electric Proton and will work together to produce electric


Detroit Electric Company and Malaysian avtokompaniya Proton signed a partnership agreement for the joint production of electric vehicles on the European market under the brand Detroit Electric.

According to the Detroit Electric CEO Albert Lam, practical and accessible model will be offered in two versions - E63 and E64. The smaller version will have the opportunity to run without a battery of 180 km, and E63 - 325 km. Acceleration to 100 km / h takes about 8 seconds, max speed - 180km / h.
Engine Innovation of 200 hp, torque - 380Nm. Electric receives chetyrehskorostnuyu gearbox, front and side airbags, ABS, navigation system, cruise control, leather trim interior, central locking, power windows and radio to mp3.

Cost of Detroit Electric will be 19-23 thousand pounds. Later, a novelty in China and the United States.