1360-HP Electric Supercar Just Smoked Petrol-Powered Cars on the World-Famous Nurburgring

Breaking its own record by nearly 20 seconds. Last year, electric-car startup NIO brought its 1360-hp EP9 supercar to the Nurburgring and set a blistering time of 7:05.00, making it the quickest electric car at the famous circuit. Now, NIO says the EP9 has returned to the ‘Ring and put down an astounding 6:45.90. Uh, […]

Here Is the Tesla Model 3 electric car at last

The long-awaited machine has finally arrived. Sort of. Thursday night at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthrone, CA, Elon Musk revealed the Tesla Model 3 to the world. Promised back in summer of 2014 as a $35,000 EV that would be accessible to far more drivers than could afford previous Teslas, the 3 is here. […]

KIA IN DEBUT WITH NEW ALL ELECTRIC VEHICLE

Kia Naimo electric concept makes debut in Seoul Kia added to its electric vehicle concept line-up at the Seoul Motor Show today with the world premiere the Naimo electric crossover utility. Designed as a five-door, four-seater urban runabout, the Naimo is powered by an 80 kW electric motor which Kia says produces maximum torque of […]

ELECTRIC MOTOR BIKE FASTEST IN THE WORLD

WORLD BEATING ELECTRIC MOTOR CYCLE Definitely one of the crowd favorites at last week’s Future of Electric Vehicles conference was the presentation by Eva Hakkanson and Bill Dube. The highly-entertaining couple, who design and build electric racing motorcycles out of their home garage, have set some impressive records with their KillaCycle drag bike – it […]

ELECTRIC SUPERBIKE SHOWS OFF AGAINST ITS GAS GUZZLING COUSINS

Chip Yates prepares to race his 196-horsepower electric superbike against the gas-guzzlers Chip Yates took a very American approach when he began building an electric superbike to race in the TTXGP and FIM ePower championships. He went for horsepower. One-hundred and ninety-six horsepower, to be precise, with a massive set of battery cells to keep […]

ELECTRIC VEHICLES & THE GOVERNMENT SPEAKER HERE…

What’s the Queensland Government doing on Electric Vehicles? Presenter: Nick Weinert Office of Climate Change Listen to Presentation Nick delivered information surrounding the development of the discussion paper “Electric Vehicle Roadmap” Received & published by Henry Sapiecha

FUTURE MOTORING SPEAKER PRESENTATION HERE

Are we on the right road? Presenter: Steve Spalding RACQ Listen to Presentation Steve raised the following question: “Just how much thought are we giving to our future motoring needs?” After a hundred years or more of cars powered by internal combustion engines using mainly fossil based fuels we now seem to be seeing a […]