Exceptionally refined with punchy overtaking abilities and impressive ride and handling. Premium driving experience at expense of ultimate usability What is it? This is the Mercedes-Benz B-class Electric Drive, the manufacturer’s pure electric version of the newly facelifted B-class. Rather than follow the lead of the BMW i3 and build an electric car around an
Here’s the official music video for Jason Mraz’s new song ‘Long Drive (We can take the long way)’ featuring the BMW i3. Note, though, that it’s a little risqué (probably NSFW). Source: YouTube via Inside EVs
With the S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID, the first certified three-litre luxury saloon in the world, Mercedes-Benz Reporter Torie encounters a whole new driving experience: silent, fully electric and locally emission-free.
On a business trip last month (21st October) I arrived with a colleague at Haugesund, a small airport on the windswept west coast of Norway. We were quickly out and walked over to the taxi rank and straight into a Tesla. I was delighted as I am very interested in electric cars, and the Tesla
Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced further funding of £32 million for two new projects to research electric motors manufacturing technology for electric vehicles and develop cleaner internal combustion engines, during a visit to officially open the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) headquarters at the University of Warwick. The two new projects are led by Jaguar
Philippe Wahl, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of La Poste group, and Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Renault group, have signed into a partnership to pursue and strengthen their cooperation on the search for eco-mobility solutions. Since the launch of France’s low-carbon vehicle project in January 2009, La Poste group, which
Despite some much overblown crash controversy in the US, the Tesla Model S has once again proved its safety credentials, adding a five star Euro NCAP score to its five star result from the US road safety authority, NHTSA. In the latest round of safety tests, the Model S secured a five star result alongside
The finalists for the Green Car of the Year 2015 have been announced, and what is most striking about the list is that only one of the cars is a sole electric vehicle. Fuel efficiency has been improving year-on-year, but it is surprising to see the diesel Audi A3 TDi and Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI