New Zealand woman creates her own electric car for $24,000

Rosemary Penwarden says the vehicle, powered by home rooftop solar, has been running smoothly for three years and has thanked oil companies for the motivation A New Zealand woman has converted a 29-year-old wreck into a homemade, electric vehicle, “to show it can be done”. Rosemary Penwarden has been driving her converted vehicle around South

Mercedes-Benz More Than Tripled All-Electric Car Sales In First Period

Mercedes-Benz reports 501,600 global passenger car sales during the first quarter of 2022, which is 15% less than a year ago. The number includes Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars (495,200 - down 15%) and smart (6,400). The most interesting thing for us is that the company sold 67,800 Mercedes-Benz plug-in electric passenger cars, which is 37% more

Electric Car Sales Rise Amid Record-High Gas Prices

The electric car market is turning into the Bay Area’s newest real estate market with people offering thousands of dollars over the asking price right now as gas prices surge. Low inventory also has a lot to do with it. Tony Behari with San Mateo Auto Sales said that he is currently seeing 10 times

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Volvo Cars starts production of C40 Recharge in Ghent, Belgium

Volvo Cars today started production of the C40 Recharge, its latest fully electric model, at its manufacturing plant in Ghent, Belgium.   The C40 Recharge is Volvo Cars’ second fully electric car and is the latest in a series of new pure electric cars to be launched in the coming years. By 2030, Volvo Cars

By |2021-10-10T21:32:16+00:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Electro Car's, News by Brand, Volvo|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Jaguar sold over 2,000 I-PACE in March 2019

During the past 12 months, Jaguar delivered over 11,000 I-PACE Jaguar I-PACE sales reported by the manufacturer increased in March to a near-record level of 2,044, which turns out to be 8.4% of total volume for the brand globally, according to InsideEvs.com Hopefully, the output will continue to increase or at least stay above 2,000

2019 Tesla Model X 100D POV TEST DRIVE

The longest range version of the electric SUV gets tested. AutoTopNL is known for these unique point-of-view test drives, but it’s known to be fond of electric cars or electric SUVs. As AutoTopNL itself states: We’re not interested in eco & green (unless it’s like, really superfast). Screaming exhausts, whining superchargers and blowing turbo’s is

Will electric pickups replace diesel trucks? Check this video

Is it time to replace the diesel heavy-duty trucks with electric? The Fast Lane Truck continues its No, You’re Wrong! series with another episode concerning electric drive as an answer. This time, the questions are: Are diesel HD trucks dead?  Will electric pickups replace them? Raising such questions indicates that electrification matured enough to draw

By |2019-02-16T23:31:47+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Electro Car's, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hyundai IONIQ electric gets price increase

Hyundai quietly upped the price of its IONIQ Electric Just a week ago, Hyundai began selling its 2019 IONIQ Electric in other CARB states, rather than just California. According to a recent story by CarsDirect, within three days of the sales expansion, the automaker bumped up the EV’s price by more than $500. The IONIQ

Jaguar I-PACE against water at the Invictus Games Sydney: Video

Water can't stop electric cars! During the 2018 Invictus Games Sydney on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour, 24 competitors from 12 countries had a chance to prove themselves in the Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challenge. Drivers got the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE and were required to perform challenging tasks in three different categories, including a slalom in the water. The canoe slalom

Another electric to join the fray at CES 2018 – Kia Niro EV concept

The Kia Niro is already on sale in standard hybrid and plug-in hybrid forms but it will take the stage as a full EV at CES 2018. Kia will preview a Niro EV concept at the show next week, and it's showing us these teaser photos in the meantime. We can see a new face/lighting scheme is being applied to the concept; this

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