Monthly archive - September 2012

UK electric vehicle land speed record broken

UK electric vehicle land speed record broken

By Jon Reay

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No – it’s an electrically-powered Lotus Exige, which has broken the UK land speed record for electric vehicles.

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Nova Bus launches promising electric bus prototype

Nova Bus launches promising electric bus prototype

By Josée Paquet

As fuel prices and environmental concerns reach an all-time high, automakers are striving to launch more efficient vehicles and technologies, including hybrids and electric cars. Transit companies are no different, as evidenced by the plug-in electric bus prototype that Nova Bus unveiled yesterday.

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Tesla Motors is opening a showroom for its electric cars at Natick Mall

Tesla Motors is opening a showroom for its electric cars at Natick Mall

By Chris Reidy

Tesla Motors, a California company that makes luxury electric vehicles, is gearing up to open a showroom at Natick Mall, its first in New England.

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VW, Audi, Porsche Lay Out Plug-In Hybrid Plans: Paris Auto Show

VW, Audi, Porsche Lay Out Plug-In Hybrid Plans: Paris Auto Show

By John Voelcker 

After a brisk run-through of new models from all of its many brands, Volkswagen Group closed last night’s preview event before the Paris Auto Show with a few words on its plans for plug-in hybrids.

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