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    Green: Elon Musk says 'right on' to letter asking for new Tesla Model S features
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    #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-970615{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-970615, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-970615{width:630px;height:444px;display:block;} If you want to get Tesla CEO Elon Musk's attention, taking out a full-page ad in ...

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    Green: Someone's willing to pay $16,000 for a hollow, non-working BMW i8
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    There is an unusual BMW i8 for sale on eBay right now. Unlike your average – and by that we mean "working" – i8, this one pretty much just sits there, looking pretty. See, the i8 in question is just a promotional body shell. It's full size and being sold (we think) by a legit BMW ...

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    Green: Canada's Tar Sands vs. Electric Cars
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    It's pretty common knowledge - especially if you're the type to regularly visit sites such as our sister site AutoblogGreen and its ilk - that it's simply cheaper to drive a kilometre on electrical power than on gasoline. We also know that it is inefficient to convert oil sands into usable fuel ...

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    Opinion: Why Battery Electric Vehicles Will Beat Fuel Cells
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    Last year Elon Musk came straight out and said fuel cells are so bullsh*t. A couple months ago Slashdot ran an article asking where the future of automobiles was going: Fuel Cell or Battery Electric Vehicles. Mercedes, BMW, Mitsubishi, Renault / Nissan and of course Tesla are fully invested in ...

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    Featured: GM admits Cadillac ELR no real competition for Tesla Model S
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    Last year, then-CEO of General Motors, Dan Akerson, made it clear that the company lookouts at the Ren Cen had California automaker Tesla in their sights. "If you want to compete head-to-head with Tesla, and we ultimately will, you want to do it with a Cadillac," he said. So, given the fact that ...

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    Green: Wait, we could have electric buses that recharge in 15 seconds?
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    First, Swiss watches. Now this. Switzerland is home to a system that will allow battery-electric buses to get their juice in 15-second increments at bus-stop-mounted electric chargers. High-tech, indeed! Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) is leading of a group of ...

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    Video: Smart ED ready for high-horsepower Mustang on city drag strip
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    Hey, all you fans of the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, where will you ever use that 328 kilometre per hour top speed? Probably not in very many places, and Smart would kindly like to remind you that, "Top speed means nothing in the city." That's the tagline for a new ad for the all-electric ...

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    Auctions: First BMW i8 sells for $825,000, over five times its $145,000 base price
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    Here are some numbers. The standard BMW i8 starts at starts at roughly $145,000 in Canada. The first i8 in North America were auctioned off at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this past weekend and the auctioneers, Gooding & Company, said before the gavel was lifted the fist time that ...

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    Report: Thieves stealing copper from EV charging stations in Vancouver
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    In Europe, most EV charging stations don't have a wire permanently attached. Unlike North America, European EV drivers need to carry a cable around with them. This is a bit of a hassle, but it's far easier than pulling up to an EVSE and finding the cable simply cut out. That's what's happening to ...

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    Teased: 2016 Chevy Volt teased ahead of debut at Detroit Auto Show
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    Chevrolet has issued the first teaser of its second-generation Volt, seen above, along with an announcement confirming rumors that it will make its global debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in January, as a 2016 model. Our most recent look at the next-gen hybrid came in ...

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