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The New FIA Formula E Announced - Alejandro Agag, Jean Todt and Enrique Bañuelos

Formula E Announced!

New FIA Formula E Championship Powered by electric energy. The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) has reached an agreement to licence the commercial rights of the FIA Formula E Championship to a Consortium of international investors. Formula E is a new FIA championship featuring Formula cars powered exclusively by electric energy. It represents a vision …

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BMW Motorrad C evolution Electric Scooter

BMW C evolution Electric Scooter

There have been drastic changes in the requirements for individual mobility concepts, in particular for conurbations. More than ever before, individual mobility is defined today in terms of sustainability. Growing traffic volume, rising energy costs and constantly increasingly stringent CO2 restrictions on vehicles in inner cities – these are the challenges of the future.The BMW …

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Renault Supports EVs

Partnership with LG Chem: Renault reaffirms its support for an EV electronics industry in France. Renault is restating its ambition to be present across the entire electric vehicle value chain, from technical architecture to motors and batteries, with confirmation today that it is supporting the development of a EV electrics industry in France as part …

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BMW ActiveHybrid 3 Series - Front quarter view

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 Series

The quintessential sport sedan combines with cutting-edge hybrid technology for a new dimension to the “Ultimate Driving Machine” Woodcliff Lake, NJ – July 6, 2012…. The all-new BMW ActiveHybrid 3 brings cutting-edge hybrid technology to the quintessential sport sedan for a new take on The Ultimate Driving Machine TM.  The ActiveHybrid 3 blends BMW’s TwinPower …

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Toyota Motorsport TS030 hybrid racer & Yamaha EC-03 Electric Scooter

Toyota Racing Gets Even Greener

Yamaha Motor Europe will bolster TOYOTA Racing’s already strong eco presence in the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship through the provision of 16 EC-03 electric scooters for paddock use. The partnership sees Yamaha become an ‘Official Supplier of TOYOTA Racing’. TOYOTA was the first manufacturer to confirm participation in 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship events …

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BMW i8 Spyder - Side profile with doors open

BMW i8 Concept Spyder

BMW i proudly introduces the BMW i8 Concept Spyder. The combination of intelligent, lightweight design and cutting edge BMW eDrive technology imbues this new model with genuine sports car performance, yet its fuel consumption is no greater than that of a small car. The BMW i8 Concept Spyder is powered by the groundbreaking BMW eDrive …

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Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet Volt EV/Hybrid Car

European Car of the Year 2012 Volt is electrically driven at all times Up to 300 miles of driving on a full battery charge and full tank of fuel Electric range of up to 50 miles on one battery charge Recharging is quick, reliable and safe Five Star EuroNCAP rating Instant torque and aerodynamics to …

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Vauxhall Ampera Electric Car

Vauxhall Ampera: A Real World EV

The Vauxhall Ampera,  European Car of the Year 2012, will be the first electric vehicle suitable for everyday use. Its sophisticated propulsion system offers drivers all the benefits of electric driving, without any of the range anxiety associated with pure electric vehicles (EVs). The Ampera is not a hybrid. Electricity powers the wheels of the …

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