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 |  Jun 14 2012, 5:35 PM

BMW opened its first store for its i sub-brand recently on Park Lane in London, perhaps proving the project lives on despite the automaker mulling a contingency plan since EVs haven’t quite taken off in the market place as they had hoped by now.

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 |  May 11 2012, 10:37 AM

At the annual Worthersee Tour in Austria, Audi will be bringing its new e-bike Worthersee prototype which will be on display alongside the Audi Q3 Red Track, Q3 jinlong yufeng and RS Q3.

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 |  Mar 05 2012, 3:15 PM


Smart will debut a Brabus Fortwo EV and electric bike at the Geneva Motor Show, which is just around the corner now. The special edition Fortwo EV from Brabus will sport 17-inch wheels, Brabus styling accessories, and an “electric green” interior.

Smart also announced that they will have the Brabus variant of their electric Fortwo in 12 countries by the end of the year, packing around 80-hp. Unfortunately the German automaker still hasn’t announced its range on a single charge.

The e-bike will pack an electric motor with 500 watts of power and can hit a top speed of 25-mph and will also be available at Smart dealerships by the end of the year. You can pick up a Smart e-bike for around $3,700, but no pricing has been announced yet for the Brabus Fortwo EV; we can probably expect it when the car gets closer to the dealership lots.

GALLERY: Brabus Smart Fortwo EV and e-Bike