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Porsche on a Mission

  Porsche have committed AUD $1.5 billion for the development of it's Mission E electric sportscar. Unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto show in September the concept vehicle was the toast of the show.  However just a few days later it's parent company's spectacular fall from grace over dieselgate overshadowed any short lived acclaim for the new direction

December 8th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Volvo goes Electric

We blogged just a few days back how Aston Martin are moving to electric and handing James Bond what will be an electric supercar by end 2017.  Volvo have also announced they will be electrifying their fleet by 2019 with a range of hybrid and fully electric vehicles. The Swedish company's President and CEO, Håkan Samuelsson, stated,

October 25th, 2015|Tags: , |

Meet the GM Bolt Designers

I was in Melbourne recently and was fortunate enough to catch up with Richard Ferlazzo the Design Director for GM Holden. Richard and his very talented design team are based in Port Melbourne and are the people responsible for the beautifully crafted GM Electric Bolt.  The Bolt caused quite a stir at the Detroit motor show

Do Androids Dream of Electric Cars?

Electric Car dreaming Androids? Move over Electric Sheep and forgive me Philip K Dick but Tesla recently came out with an update to their Model S that warrants the reference.  The Tesla Model S Dual Motor P85D with Autopilot has just advanced vehicle technology into the realms of scifi. The original Model S was rightly awarded Car of

November 17th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

BYD Biggest Electric Bus

Chinese battery company BYD have announced the worlds largest electric bus  - the articulated or 'bendy' Lancaster ebus.  The bus has been designed and built in the US town of Lancaster and is powered by iron phosphate batteries.  This gives the 18 meter long people mover, a range of around 240kms with a payload of 120

November 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , |