electric motor

Kangoo Express Z.E.

Since 1901 and the launch of its single-cylinder van, Renault has been a major player in LCVs vehicles. It has been the LCV market leader in Western Europe for the past 12 years, and even increased its market share this year, from 14.4% at end-August 2009 to 15.7% at end-August 2010.  Over the same... Read more

posted Friday, September 24, 2010 - 06:44 in Green cars, electric motor, electric van, Renault cars
Renault DeZir

Renault has provided a first glimpse of its latest concept car, DeZir, ahead of this year's Paris Motor Show. DeZir stands out as an illustration of the brand's commitment to more emotional styling. DeZir's sensuous lines and bright red finish express passion. Powered by an electric motor, DeZir... Read more

posted Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 06:02 in Green cars, electric car, Renault DeZir, concept car
Audi A1 e-tron

The new e-tron model series from Audi will gain another new member at the Geneva Motor Show: The Audi A1 e-tron is a Mega City Vehicle (MCV) with an innovative drive technology. It comes equipped with a powerful electric motor for zero-emission driving in the... Read more

posted Friday, March 5, 2010 - 02:38 in Green cars, electric motor, Audi A1, Geneva Motor Show
Protoscar LAMPO2 Electric Sports car

LAMPO2 is an even more energy efficient successor to the LAMPO demonstration vehicle presented in 2009. Weight, aerodynamics and the efficiency of individual components of the BRUSA drive train have been further optimized in order to reach a world-class energy consumption of less than 100Wh/km-ton... Read more

posted Saturday, February 6, 2010 - 07:30 in Green cars, electric sports car, electric motor
Volvo C30 Electric car

* Volvo Cars is presenting the next-generation battery electric Volvo C30 with a range of 150 kilometres at the Detroit Motor Show * Volvo Cars will build a test fleet of 50 electric Volvo C30s which will be used in real-life traffic from 2011Volvo Cars will unveil the next-... Read more

posted Sunday, December 20, 2009 - 03:58 in Green cars, Volkswagen cars, Volvo C30, electric motor
Volvo plug-in hybrid

Volvo is introducing a series-produced plug-in hybrid as early as 2012. Pure electric power from the battery will cover the daily transport needs of 75 percent of European drivers. For longer distances, an efficient diesel hybrid engine automatically takes over. The combined range... Read more

posted Sunday, October 4, 2009 - 14:53 in Green cars, diesel engine, electric motor, Volvo Cars
Renault Twizy ZE

Renault Twizy ZE Concept is an innovative response to the challenge of urban mobility. With its four wheel chassis, Renault Twizy ZE Concept offers the driver and passenger – seated one behind the other – an all-electric means of transport which produces no CO2 emissions.Renault... Read more

posted Saturday, September 19, 2009 - 07:04 in Green cars, Renault cars, electric motor, Renault Twizy
Ford Focus BEV

At the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, Ford of Europe is showing the first of a fleet of Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) prototypes based on the Ford Focus, and specially developed to participate in the UK Government’s “Ultra-Low Carbon Vehicles” demonstration initiative next year. The... Read more

posted Friday, September 18, 2009 - 02:21 in Green cars, Ford Cars, Geneva Motor Show, Ford Focus
Audi Electric Sports Car

Audi presents the highlight of the IAA 2009: the e-tron, a high-performance sports car with a purely electric drive system. Four motors – two each at the front and rear axles – drive the wheels, making the concept car a true quattro. Producing 230 kW (313 hp) and 4,500 Nm ( 3,319.03 lb-ft ) of... Read more

posted Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 01:23 in Sports car, electric car, Audi Cars, high-voltage battery
The B Class F-CELL - zero-emission drive system

Mercedes-Benz is launching its first series-produced fuel cell car on the road: the B Class F-CELL. The environmentally friendly electric car has a performance similar to 2,0-litre petrol car and is fully suited for everyday driving. The zero-emission... Read more

posted Sunday, August 30, 2009 - 01:21 in Green cars, Mercedes-Benz, electric motor, electric car