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Nissan Esflow blows the Leaf away

Nissan Esflow blows the Leaf away

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We love the Nissan Leaf. We love the fact it's eco-friendly. We love the gadgetry on board. We even love its garish blue colour. And when we took it for a spin last year, we loved the way it handled. But it's hardly a babe-magnet. And we all know that... >>

Chevrolet Volt hands-on

Chevrolet Volt hands-on

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Talk about electric cars today repeatedly boils down to one issue: range. Regardless of the fact that the average person drives just 19 miles each day, today’s electric car’s 100 mile range means that sooner or later, driving an electric car is going... >>

Ford Focus Electric ditches petrol, claims better range than Nissan Leaf

Ford Focus Electric ditches petrol, claims better range than Nissan Leaf

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You’d expect Ford - a car company based in Detroit - to launch an important new car at its hometown motor show, wouldn’t you? Yet rather than unveil its new Focus Electric at the Detroit Auto Show that’s taking place right now, Ford launched the... >>

Fulton Innovations demo wireless car charging

Fulton Innovations demo wireless car charging

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If you thought that wireless charging was just a small scale operation, and only suitable for pocket-sized devices like your smartphone, then think again because over in Vegas at CES 2011 Pocket-lint witnessed a demo of a car being charged without wires.... >>

Nissan goes ultra compact for EV car concept

Nissan goes ultra compact for EV car concept

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Nissan is looking to take the EV into the mainstream with the Nissan Leaf, which Pocket-lint took for a spin recently over in Lisbon. But the Leaf isn't the sole focus of the Japanese car giant's EV aims, as it has also released details of a compact EV... >>

Volvo to make plug-in electric cars

Volvo to make plug-in electric cars

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Volvo is the latest car manufacturer to announce it is to make an electric car. The Swedish car co says from 2012, customers will be able to buy Volvo plug-in electrical hybrids. These hybrids will be cars that can be recharged through a regular household... >>

Japan considers adding noise to hybrid cars

Japan considers adding noise to hybrid cars

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It's been talked up before, but the transport ministry in Japan is currently seriously considering forcing car manufacturers of near-silent hybrid vehicles to add sound to their motors. "We have received opinions from automobile users and visually-impaired... >>

Tesla confirms right-hand drive Roadster

Tesla confirms right-hand drive Roadster

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US electric car maker Tesla has confirmed that it will make a right-hand drive version of its Roadster model, due in early 2010. The Roadster is designed around the Lotus Elise and unlike other electric cars, can go fast. 0 to 60 in less than 4 seconds... >>

Seat Ibiza sets fuel consumption record

Seat Ibiza sets fuel consumption record

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Fed up of shelling out on tank after tank of car juice for your greedy motor? Then you might like to hear about a new record that's been set for fuel consumption. A Seat Ibiza "Ecomotive" has set an average fuel consumption record for its class, returning... >>

Segway to create two-seater transporter: The PUMA

Segway to create two-seater transporter: The PUMA

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Segway, maker of the much mocked "Personal Transporter" is to join forces with American car manufacturer General Motors on a new electric vehicle. The funny-looking effort is dubbed the "Puma", that apparently stands for "personal urban mobility and accessibility".... >>