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Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Power of DC is June 5-6 !!

Power of DC is an electric car drag race and autocross hosted by EVADC.  I am a member of EVADC and I love looking forward to the Power of DC each year. It will be held on June 5 and 6th with the autocross being on the 5th and the drag race on the 6th. [...]

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Behind the Scenes of the Washington D.C. Auto Show

2010 Washington D.C. Auto Show opens Wednesday January 27th and runs through Sunday the 31st. 6,500 square foot Green Car Pavilion http://www.washingtonautoshow.com/ Here is a quick sneak peek of whats to come from the Washington D.C. Auto show.  I will be working the show and bringing all my readers pictures and information from every single [...]

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Wind powered car called Nemesis

Dale Vince has been designing a one of a kind fully electric vehicle that can hit 100MPH.  The vehicle looks like its built on the familiar Lotus Exige platform that has been proven to provide excellent performance.  The vehicle has come a long way in a short period of time and it seems the production [...]

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Chrysler is cutting plans for EV

Chrysler automotive announce that the new management of Fiat does not intend to pursue electric vehicles as vigorously as the older management of Chrysler had insisted on doing.  This is a shocking blow to all EV enthusiast that have been drooling over the Dodge Circuit that was posted here a while back.  I can tell [...]

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Fisker purchases GM Plant in Wilmington, Delaware

Fisker Automotive the maker of the Karma a series hybrid said this week that it has plans to purchase a dormant GM production facility for $18 million.  The same facility was used to produce the Chevrolet Malibu, Saturn L-Series and Saturn’s trio, Sky/Pontiac Solstice/Opel GT so it should be fully capable of cranking out a [...]

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Color changing Tesla at EVADC meeting

Tesla Roadster with a snazzy color changing paint job

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Chrylser seeks money from DOE for EV development

News was released today that Chrysler has submitted up to three proposals for two Department of Energy initiatives, The Transportation Electrification Initiative and Electric Drive Vehicle Battery and Component Manufacturing Initiative, the total proposed would be $448 million.  The proposal is a 50/50 cost sharing that would mean Chrysler will fork over $224 million and [...]

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Daimler shocks with its Tesla investment!

The German automaker Daimler, which once owned Chrysler as recently as 2007, has bought into American electric car company Tesla.  Diamler purchased 10% of Tesla on Tuesday.  The investment is said to be in the area of “double-digit million dollar sum” says one report.   I should have seen this coming, because Tesla was showing [...]

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Did GM shoot the horse today? is the Pontiac brand forever gone?

The rumor is that GM will officially announce the end of the Pontiac brand today.  I think this is a good move because Pontiac had quality problems in the early 90′s that have dirtied the brand name.  Only recently has the quality improved because of Holden in AU doing all of the production of the [...]

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

More pictures of Tesla Model S

I am posting some pictures from the Tesla event. Take notice of the roof of the Model S, the logo turn signals on the side, the smooth door handles. The interior was the made of the softest leather I have ever felt. I hope they keep much of these features in the production vehicle, which [...]