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Review: Electric Mini, eish!

2014-04-12 09:26

Sparks fly, or rather failed to, in the Wheels24 office when an electric Mini arrived. JANINE-LEE GORDON shares her first experience in an all-electric powered vehicle.

Porsche 'P1' makes comeback - at 116

2014-01-29 09:17

The Porsche Museum is celebrating its fifth anniversary with the return of the world’s very first Porsche design, an original ‘P1’ from 1898.

Leaf owner jailed for stealing a charge

2013-12-06 12:12

A man has been arrested for trying to charge a Nissan Leaf battery car from a socket at a US school while playing tennis free on a school court. Could it happen in SA?

No-doors Smart heads for Frankfurt

2013-09-05 13:57

No doors, no rear windows, open roof – the latest Smart Fourjoy EV from quirky automaker Smart is sure to turn heads at the 2013 Frankfurt auto show. Did we mention it has battery-powered skateboards!

Renault battery supermini ready

2013-04-04 12:26

Renault's new Zoe electric supermini, revealed in production trim at the 2013 Geneva auto show, will go on sale in Germany in June 2013.

Toyota tests wireless charging

2013-01-02 07:48

Toyota has started testing a wireless charging system that will allow electric cars to replenish their batteries without needing a point of contact

Around the world in an EV

2012-09-27 09:16

Citroën’s C-Zero has become the first battery car to drive around the world - though it did take six months.

Nissan tips electric car as 'game changer'

2010-05-18 12:20

Japanese carmaker Nissan hopes the launch of its new mass-market electric car is a "game-changing" event that will transform the car sector and help triple its profits.

 

Porsche 'P1' makes comeback - at 116

2014-01-29 12:34

The Porsche Museum is celebrating its fifth anniversary with the return of the world’s very first Porsche design, an original ‘P1’ from 1898.

Porsche 'P1' makes comeback - at 116

2014-01-28 11:50

The Porsche Museum is celebrating its fifth anniversary with the return of the world’s very first Porsche design, an original ‘P1’ from 1898.

Tesla under fire: Recall threat?

2013-11-20 08:13

Following the third report of a Model S in flames, the US government's vehicle auto safety watchdog has launched an investigation into Tesla's electric car fires. How does Tesla plan to reduce the risk of fires? A software update...

Boy, it's ugly! Renault F1 Twizy

2013-04-26 12:39

Renault has taken its Twizy battery car and created a funky concept Sport F1 version to rake up some street cred. It's looks will make you cringe.

Mahindra's electric 'ee-too-oh'

2013-03-19 09:19

Indian automaker Mahindra has revealed an electric car it hopes to sell by 2014. The new e20 carries a price tag of R100 000!

Fiat shakes up the 500

2012-11-29 13:34

Fiat to launch electric as well as larger versions of the 500 to boost the niche car's appeal by offering spins-offs that target more tastes and lifestyles.

Espionage scandal rocks Renault

2011-01-06 11:17

French Industry Minister Eric Besson has warned that the country is facing "economic war" following an industrial espionage scandal at carmaker Renault.

Merc launches 'green' limo

2009-06-29 09:56

German luxury car maker Daimler has launched its first hybrid model, almost 10 years after the market leader, Toyota.

 
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