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Electric Fever

The death of gas guzzlers, fueled by the drive for electric innovation

Implications - Electric cars are not in the future: they’re here now! A variety of zero-emission, battery-powered cars are on the market today and thousands more are in design and concept stages. From the cheap Tata Nano in India, to the eco luxury Tesla Roadster in California, people are ready to abandon their gas guzzlers for good.
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Three-Wheeled Green Machine
Three-Wheeled Green Machine
TREV Concept Car
Trev! What makes this little guy unique is that it was designed by the students at the University of South Australia. After spending several years in development, out spawn Trev, a three-wheeled green… MORE
play_circle_filled $30,000 3-Wheeled Electric Car is Faster than A Porsche
$30,000 3-Wheeled Electric Car is Faster than A Porsche
ZAP Alias
The mean green electric two-seater goes from zero to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds, its two in-wheel motors produce 320 horsepower. It goes a top speed of 156 mph, and could be yours as soon as next year. ZAP… MORE
play_circle_filled Super Charged Electric Cars
Super Charged Electric Cars
Ultimate Aero EV from Shelby SuperCars
Eco-friendly car designers are splitting into two schools: those who think teeny weenie, and those who want faster electric supercars. The Ultimate Aero EV by Shelby SuperCars joins hot eco sports cars… MORE
play_circle_filled The MDI Air Car
The MDI Air Car
The Ultimate Green Machine
After working on the air powered car concept for the past 15 years French engineer Guy Negre is about to bring this revolutionary vehicle to the masses thanks to a contract with India’s main car manufacturer;… MORE
Super Hybrid Cars
Super Hybrid Cars
Antro Solo is Solar, Human & Gas-Electric
The Antro Solo from Hungary is a gas-electric hybrid car with a unique power arrangement that also utilizes solar energy. When all power sources fail, you can even peddle your way. The Antro Solo seats… MORE
Electric AMP Converted Supercars
Electric AMP Converted Supercars
2009 Saturn Sky
Get this: you can now pre-order one of the 300 limited 100% Electric Converted Saturn Sky cars by Advanced Mechanical Products (AMP). Coming with a maximum speed of 90 mph, 0 to 60 in 5.7 Seconds with… MORE
play_circle_filled Swiss Eco Car
Swiss Eco Car
E-Motion from Mindset
The Swiss aren't keeping it in neutral when it comes to trying to jump starting a hybrid car. Take a look at the E-motion from Mindset. They are hoping to build 10,000 cars next year. A former VW stylist… MORE
Hemp Cars
Hemp Cars
Lotus Uses Hemp for Eco Friendly Body Panels
Lotus motors is searching hard for a car that will represent the 3 R’s: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. One of the ingenious ways they are reducing car weight is by making body panels out of hemp composites… MORE
Armoured Supercars
Armoured Supercars
The Very Funny Vehicle
The Very Funny Vehicle, better known as the VFV, is actually not that funny; on the contrary, it packs some pretty serious features. With a physical aesthetic that could kill the rest of the world’s… MORE
Greener Luxury Cars
Greener Luxury Cars
Bentley Continental DC Electric Car
The diminutive, soap-box Bentley Continental DC is a battery-powered electric car. The vehicle, with a carbon fiber body, was built by 10 young apprentices at Bentley Motors. The small throw-back race… MORE
Electric Sportscars
Electric Sportscars
L1X-75 GT from Mullen Motors
The all-electric, 120 mph L1X-75 GT from Mullen Motor Company and Hybrid Technologies Inc. costs $125,000. The L1X-75 GT offers 100 miles from 4-6 hours of charging, but at 120 mph, you can get a long… MORE

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