“Hello Kitty:” Feral Kitten Finds Temporary Home inside Tesla IM Compartment

A feral kitten climbs into the induction motor compartment of a Tesla owner’s vehicle in Austin, Texas, curls up next to the copper rotor, and won’t come out.  Although the […]

GM Develops a High Performance Electric All-Wheel Drive System

Edmunds.com reports that General Motors is developing a high performance electric all-wheel drive system for next-gen V-Series Cadillac models and possibly for their crossovers.  GM candidates for the new AWD […]

GM’s Electric Bolt

In 2013, GM formed a special team to study Tesla’s Model S.  Two years later – at the 2015 NAIAS – GM unveils its electric vehicle concept car, the Chevrolet […]

Musk in the Motor City

Elon Musk, described by some reports as “the face of America’s electric-car movement” – visits Detroit to open the NAIAS.  While in the Motor City, Musk pledges to make millions […]


Article and automotive forums indicate that BMW is preparing a more powerful version of its i8 plug-in hybrid for the company’s 100th year anniversary next year.  The new model, rumored […]

Porsche Pajun

Porsche is planning to launch the all-electric Pajun (short for Panamera Junior) in 2018. The Pajun will be powered by a synchronous electric motor and a new battery developed with […]

KIA All-Electric Soul Debuts at Chicago Auto Show

Kia unveils an electric all-wheel-drive concept vehicle at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show.  Video of the Soul EV concept vehicle from the 2014 Chicago Auto Show can be viewed here.

A Good Year for the Nissan Leaf

Last year proved to be a good year for Nissan’s electric Leaf, with a gain of 34% more vehicles sold in the USA than in 2013. The Leaf is the […]

China’s Electric Vehicle Sector Sees Fast Growth

Japanese automakers Toyota and Honda plan to produce lithium batteries in China. Toyota will produce hybrid power systems at its Changshu facility while Honda plans to produce hybrid power systems […]

A Self-Parking BMWi3

The BMWi3 was featured at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in early January where demonstrators show how a “smart watch” can be used to drive the vehicle independently […]