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Video: How WEC Hybrid Racecar Technology Works

The hybrid Toyota and Porsche racers that compete at LeMans as part of the FIA’s World Endurance Championship (WEC) are some of the most technologically advanced hybrids in the world. And, while their super-efficient engines are mechanical marvels, it’s that radical hybrid system that gets all the gear heads’ attentions. The video, below, was released […]

April 15th

Will The Tesla-Inspired Porsche Mission E Be Built? And Will The Specs Survive?

Originally published on EV Obsession: As I’ve written before, there are no “Tesla fighters” to date, and concept cars that will theoretically be built in a few years and match today’s Tesla specs & performance are not Tesla fighters either. In a few years, if they are released, we’ll see if they match Tesla’s offerings […]

September 15th

BMW i8 Sales Jump 2233% In US*

Via EV Obsession: Well, let’s be honest, August was a lame sales month for electric car lovers. There are clear reasons for this. Historically, the two highest-selling electric cars in the US have been the Nissan LEAF and the Chevy Volt. The 2nd-generation Chevy Volt, much improved and even a little cheaper, is just hitting the […]

September 3rd

Germany Electric Car Sales Topped By German Car Companies In July

Originally published on EV Obsession. It’s no surprise to see that German car companies continue to top the electric car sales table in Germany, but after test driving the Audi A3 e-tron myself, I have to admit that I’m surprised to see it and its almost identical cousin, the Volkswagen Golf GTE, topping the tables. The […]

August 20th

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV = 95% of All Outlander Sales, 39% of Mitsubishi Sales in Netherlands

Originally published on EV Obsession. Well, the Netherlands is certainly turning out to be one of the most interesting electric vehicle markets in the world. It is #2 in terms of electric cars’ percentage of total new car sales, but the cars leading the pack keep changing. The Dutch plug-in hybrid fetish is apparently as strong […]

August 7th