Toyota Prius PHEV Sets Nürburgring MPG Lap Record
Driving at an average of 40 mpg or 64 km/h, which is 4 km/h faster than the minimum speed allowed, the plug-in Prius took just under 21-minutes to complete the 20.7km lap of the Nordschliefe. Fuel burned averaged 0.34L per 100km or the equivalent 698 mpg.
Mahindra Reva Launches e2o Electric Car on Bermuda
Supported by Auto Solutions Ltd and Bermuda Engineering, Mahindra Reva introduces its e2o to the island of Bermuda, offering them along with solar charging option.
Converted Electric Miata Trounces Tesla Model S on Quarter Mile Track
Converted Mazda Miata, powered by pair of forklift motors on rear wheels and a 333V lithium-ion battery pack demolishes Model S and is even a half-second faster than a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport.
Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III 2014 Pikes Peak Hill Climb
Greg Tracy's qualifying run in the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Mitsubishi's 603 hp MiEV Evolution III modified electric car, which came in only 2.5 seconds off the pace of the top-finishing gasoline car. The gap is closing. One piece of advice, turn down the audio: the required siren on the car is pretty annoying.
2014 National Drive Electric Week
'Who Killed the Electric Car?' director Chris Paine takes a break from fixing an ailing ICE-age motor vehicle to call for volunteers to organize more public electric car ride and drive events across America during National Drive Electric Week, September 15-21, 2014