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What is Formula E? Everything you need to know and why it will change the world

What is Formula E? Everything you need to know and why it will change the world

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Formula E is the electric future of car racing. When the international competition started in September 2014 in Beijing it ushered in a new competitive platform that pushes electric car technology to another level. In the same way that F1 tech filters... >>

Porsche Mission E: Electric Tesla-killer coming soon

Porsche Mission E: Electric Tesla-killer coming soon

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UPDATE: Porsche has announced that it has begun preparations to make the Concept E a reality, including a €700 million investment.  There have been rumours in the auto industry for a while that Porsche was going to build a smaller, 4-seat saloon model... >>

First driverless Navya buses to hit the streets in 2016

First driverless Navya buses to hit the streets in 2016

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Autonomous vehicles are almost here and it looks like buses could be some of the first to hit the roads. Watch out bus drivers. Swiss start-up BestMile has created a connected electric bus system that allows for buses to drive themselves. These are due... >>

This is the all electric Aston Martin RapidE, 1000bhp expected

This is the all electric Aston Martin RapidE, 1000bhp expected

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Aston Martin has officially taken the wraps of its all electric RapidE sports car, and it looks gorgeous. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer, speaking to Autocar, said there will initially be a model released with 550bhp but suggested a super sport version... >>

Everything you need to know about the Tesla Model X, the safest SUV ever

Everything you need to know about the Tesla Model X, the safest SUV ever

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Tesla is not only about luxury performance cars. It's an electric SUV provider too. But in typical Tesla style this can't just be an SUV with electric drive. It goes way above and beyond. The Tesla Model X is fast, the top end can hit 60mph from standing... >>

Thunder Power Sedan EV: 400 mile range, fast-charging, Tesla quick and features the future of interiors

Thunder Power Sedan EV: 400 mile range, fast-charging, Tesla quick and features the future of interiors

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Thunder Power may not be a car manufacturer you recognise yet, but it should be soon. At the Frankfurt Motor Show 2015 the manufacturer has revealed its first all electric Sedan. The Taiwanese Thunder Power Sedan isn’t just an electric car, it uses... >>

Electric Aston Martin Rapide confirmed: 800hp AWD supercar gunning for Tesla

Electric Aston Martin Rapide confirmed: 800hp AWD supercar gunning for Tesla

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Tesla may have got a head start on electric supercars but now Aston Martin has confirmed it's joining the race. The Aston Martin Rapide should be an 800hp electric supercar, due soon. Speaking to Automotive News, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer revealed... >>

England roads to wirelessly charge cars as they drive

England roads to wirelessly charge cars as they drive

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Highways England has announced that it will create roads made to wirelessly charge cars as they drive. The plan is to encourage electric vehicles by building infrastructure that will support their use. Imagine never having to charge or refuel your car,... >>

World’s first pure electric double decker bus to hit London streets soon

World’s first pure electric double decker bus to hit London streets soon

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London is set to be the first place in the world to get a pure electric double decker bus, from this October. The announcement was made as part of the world-first Clean Bus Summit. On top of the electric double decker the Mayor of London also committed,... >>

BMW shows off LED streetlights that double as electric car chargers

BMW shows off LED streetlights that double as electric car chargers

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BMW has shown off how it plans to take on Tesla and its Supercharger network with its own version. The BMW charging stations, called Light & Charge, will use LED street lights to power up electric cars. Announced last year, BMW's Light & Charge system... >>