Tata Megapixel Hints at a Better Small Car From India: 2012 Geneva Motor Show

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Tata Megapixel Hints at a Better Small Car From India: 2012 Geneva Motor Show
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The electric motors not only help deliver 369 lb-ft of torque, they also help the Megapixel achieve a very tight turning radius (nine feet), a valuable asset for a city car aimed at buyers in large urban centers. Continue Reading...

California Highway Congestion Worsened By Hybrids?

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California Highway Congestion Worsened By Hybrids?
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  California told 85,000 hybrid drivers to move over, literally. Now everyone is feeling the sting. Starting last July the yellow stickers allowing hybrid owners to drive alone in the high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane expired. The move came in preparation for an anticipated increase in electric vehicles on the road that will be allowed… Continue Reading...

No Chevy Volt Spin-Offs Until 2015

No Chevy Volt Spin-Offs Until 2015
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If you’re eagerly awaiting a more family friendly Volt, or a more luxurious and sporty one, you’ll have to be patient. According to Nick Reilly, the head of GM Europe, the automaker isn’t planning to release any Volt spin-offs until 2015. The reason for the date is that that’s when the current Volt’s life-cycle is… Continue Reading...

Nissan Leaf Steals Sales Lead On Chevy Volt

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Nissan Leaf Steals Sales Lead On Chevy Volt
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Nevertheless, despite growing demand, overall sales are still small and for most consumers, the vehicles remain relatively expensive purchases – the LEAF selling for $33,000, the Volt $41,000, though of government incentives easy sticker shock somewhat. Continue Reading...

Opel Vivaro e-Concept Brings Chevy Volt Technology to Commercial Vehicle Segment

Opel Vivaro e-Concept Brings Chevy Volt Technology to Commercial Vehicle Segment
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The Vivaro e-Concept is a plug-in, extended range vehicle that uses technology similar to the Chevy Volt. Continue Reading...