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The Alcraft GT Is a Crowdfunded Electric Shooting Brake

The Alcraft GT Is a Crowdfunded Electric Shooting Brake
British EV startup Alcraft Motor Company is showing off its first car design, a sleek and modern shooting brake, dubbed the Alcraft GT. This pure electric car is designed to offer a blend of impressive power, handling, and practicality, and the company plans on raising funds via crowdfunding to bring it to reality.
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Renault Shows off Adorable and Fast ZOE e-Sport Concept

Renault Shows off Adorable and Fast ZOE e-Sport Concept
Renault is one of those brands that makes cool cars that we never get here in the US. At the 2017 Geneva Motor Show the company had its press conference and unveiled its new line, and the little blue ZOE e-Sport Concept car sitting there with the F1 car looks awesome.
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Jaguar I-PACE Crossover EV Takes Aim at Tesla Model X

Jaguar I-PACE Crossover EV Takes Aim at Tesla Model X
Up until now, there haven’t been many choices in the way of fully-electric SUVs or crossovers. In fact, the Tesla Model X is about the only game in town. It’s no secret that I think the Model X is downright hideous, so I can’t imagine plunking down over $100,000 for one, even if it is fast and has great driving range.
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Chevy First to Sell 100k Plug-in Electric Vehicles in U.S.

Chevy First to Sell 100k Plug-in Electric Vehicles in U.S.
When you think about automakers that make plug-in electric vehicles and hybrids, the name Chevrolet might not be the first to come to mind. You might first think about Tesla, Toyota, or even Nissan. But Chevrolet has been in the plug-in electric game since the start too, and has announced that the Volt has beaten all other makers of plug-in vehicles to a major milestone of selling 100,000 cars in the U.S.
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Electric Bus Recharges with 15 Second Burst of Energy

Electric Bus Recharges with 15 Second Burst of Energy
Electric powertrain maker ABB has landed a contract from Transports Public Genevois, the public transport operator for Geneva, Switzerland to install a dozen of its fully electric buses. What makes the buses unique is their ability to juice up while picking up passengers.
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Acura Sends NSX-Based EV to Conquer Pikes Peak

Acura Sends NSX-Based EV to Conquer Pikes Peak
Years ago, I was dispatched by a now-defunct magazine to cover the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. It took place that year in the first week of June, and I was psyched to watch everything from dune buggies to semi-trailer cabs blast up the 156 turns and near 5,000 vertical feet.
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Smart Talks Electric Drive for Fourth-gen

Smart Talks Electric Drive for Fourth-gen
One thing that is synonymous with Smart cars is their tiny size. These cars are miniscule measuring just about 106″ long and seating two people without space for much more than a grocery bag or two.
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Kia Soul EV Now Available on the East Coast

Kia Soul EV Now Available on the East Coast
The Kia Soul EV has been around for a while now, and originally it debuted exclusively for sale in California. After being offered in Cali exclusively for a time, Kia rolled the Soul EV out to several other sates including Georgia, Hawaii, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.
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Porsche Mission E Concept: A 600hp Tesla Killer?

Porsche Mission E Concept: A 600hp Tesla Killer?
While it’s still just a concept design, you’ve got to hand it to Porsche for pushing the envelope with their latest glimpse at the future. The Mission E Concept is designed to combine the best of performance, luxury, and comfort in a single all-electric sedan.
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Review: 2015 Kia Soul EV

Review: 2015 Kia Soul EV
The Kia Soul is one of those enigmas in the automotive industry. It defies categorization and is a bit goofy looking, but it’s been wildly popular. I think that’s because it really appeals to the creative and youthful market it’s trying to reach, and Kia has done a great job conveying the playfulness and economy of this little vehicle.
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Porsche 717 Rumored to Battle Tesla P85D

Porsche 717 Rumored to Battle Tesla P85D
A very interesting new rumor is making the rounds that claims Porsche will fight against Tesla in the all-electric car market. The rumors claim that Porsche is working on an electric vehicle that will have a 300-mile range called the Porsche 717.
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The First 3D Printed Shelby 427 Cobra!

The First 3D Printed Shelby 427 Cobra!
Carroll Shelby International and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have teamed up to create the world’s first 3D printed Shelby 427 Cobra replica. The body of the car and some of the chassis were made using a 3D printer at the laboratory.
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Volvo Introduces the XC90 T8 Plug-In Hybrid

Volvo Introduces the XC90 T8 Plug-In Hybrid
Joining the all-new XC90, the flagship of the Volvo product range, the Swedish automaker has just unveiled the details of the plug-in hybrid version of the SUV, the XC90 T8. Calling it the world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV, Volvo is positioning the vehicle as an uncompromising mix of performance, driving, and efficiency.
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Fiat Launches Solar EV Charger in San Diego

Fiat Launches Solar EV Charger in San Diego
While we’re a long time away from electric vehicles completely replacing fossil fueled cars, EVs are certainly here to stay. One of the benefits of electric power is that it can actually be generated using zero-impact solar energy.
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BMW on Designing the Revolutionary i8 and i3

BMW on Designing the Revolutionary i8 and i3
In the past few months, BMW has brought to the market two new cars that are arguably the most innovative production cars of the past year: the compact, pure-electric BMW i3 and the very capable plug-in hybrid BMW i8.
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