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Mazda Rotary Engine Will Live On… As An EV Range-Extender

Finally, Mazda is getting into the electric vehicle bandwagon… in 2020. The Hiroshima headquartered automaker will launch its first EVs in 2020 as part of the company’s ’Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030’ long-term technology development program. Well, I guess it’s better late than never, right? Anyways, this is not an automobile blog and usually, this kind of ‘news’ is not exactly our forfeit and it will be here taking up precious post space, but this one is different because, it involves my all-time personal favorite engine invention: the rotary engine, AKA Wankel engine. Continue reading Mazda Rotary Engine Will Live On… As An EV Range-Extender

Is It Just Me Or The Peugeot e-Legend Concept Does Look Like A Mustang?

This is Peugeot e-LEGEND CONCEPT, the French automaker’s vision of the future of driving that’s boring. Peugeot said it has a “realistic and radically modern template.” In other words, it is car with a form that may materialize, eventually, unlike many such “vision” concepts. I am talking about you BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Anyways, regarding the look… while I agree it looks absolutely “realistic,” but I can’t help but to see Ford Mustang in it. Come on. Don’t tell me you did not see the same. That is not say that it isn’t gorgeous. It certainly is. Continue reading Is It Just Me Or The Peugeot e-Legend Concept Does Look Like A Mustang?

Mercedes-Benz’s First Electric SUV Has 300 kW, Makes 0-62 In 5.1s

The dreamy, sci-fi-ish Vision URBANETIC may not materialize soon enough for most of us to enjoy, but there’s a more down-to-earth ride which today’s mortals may get to savor. We are talking about the recently unveiled Mercedes-Benz EQC, the pointed star marque’s first electric SUV. Sporting a suitable-for-today’s beings look, the EQC is powered by two electric motors, one front and one rear, to offer a combined output of 300 kW (402 HP) and it has a projected 22.2 kWh/100 km consumption that will yield a range of over 450 km (280 miles). Continue reading Mercedes-Benz’s First Electric SUV Has 300 kW, Makes 0-62 In 5.1s

Mikro MM1 Is A Tiny Electric “Supercar” That Is Super Adorable

At a glance, the Mikro MM1 looks like a Choro-Q version of a Lamborghini supercar, but this thing here is no kawaii toy; it is a full-fledged electric car, or an electric supercar, to be precise. It is goofy. It is weirdly adorable, and more importantly, it is a real car. Perhaps, that’s how (the cute look) consummates the company’s slogan of “changing the world one smile at a time” because, it does put a smile on my face. I am sure it will for you too. Lets face it. How can the Mikro MMI not put a smile on anyone’s face? This thing here is impossibly cute. Continue reading Mikro MM1 Is A Tiny Electric “Supercar” That Is Super Adorable

Mercedes-Benz Unveiled Futuristic EV Called Vision EQ Silver Arrow

Personally, I love and hate concept cars. If you have been following this blog, you probably realized that we hardly feature as many concept cars these days compared to when we just started because, they are like fairy tales and you know how fairy tales were: they never came true and it can be very disappointing. But this time, I have to make an exception despite knowing very well a car like the Mercedes-Benz Vision EQ Silver Arrow won’t make it to production. Continue reading Mercedes-Benz Unveiled Futuristic EV Called Vision EQ Silver Arrow

Kalashnikov Has A Civilian Electric Bike And A Twizy-like Electric Car

Famed Russian maker of the super robust assault rifle AK-47, Kalashnikov just can’t stop churning out more news. But no, it is not turning out more killing machines. Instead, it has a black-and-red themed civilian electric motorcycle based on the made-for-military and law enforcement electric two-wheel off-roader revealed last year. Continue reading Kalashnikov Has A Civilian Electric Bike And A Twizy-like Electric Car

Kalashnikov Wants To Take On Tesla With This Decidedly Retro Electric Car

Tesla electric cars are sleek, but you know what really pleases my eyes? High-tech cars that take on a retro look. Having said that, you bet that I am all up for this Kalashnikov CV-1 Electric Supercar Concept. Yes. That is the Kalashnikov, the Russian company best known for its super robust assault rifle, AK-47. Kalashnikov now not only wants to make mecha robot and supply electric motorcycle to the military, it also want to have a piece of the consumer market with this decidedly retro-licious, pastel baby blue electric ride which it calls CV-1 and it has Tesla in its cross hair. Continue reading Kalashnikov Wants To Take On Tesla With This Decidedly Retro Electric Car

Porsche Fully Electric Sports Car Mission E Is Now Known As “Taycan”

First unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2015 and officially green-lighted later that year, Porsche’s very first electric sports car “Mission E” now has an official name and it is called Taycan. Loosely translated to “lively young horse” – a reference to the image appeared at the heart of the Porsche emblem – Taycan is set to begin series production next year. Continue reading Porsche Fully Electric Sports Car Mission E Is Now Known As “Taycan”

Someone Is Crowdfunding To Build A Classy Three-wheeled Electric Car

The future of automobile is clearly electric. While you already suspect it is so, what’s your thought on how the car of near future will look like? As sleek as Tesla automobiles? Well, one Estonian by the name of Roman Muljar begs to differ. He thinks classic look is the way to go and hence, this three-wheeled electric car called Nobe 100. It is a strangely attractive car. Sporting a 60s classic look, in a three-wheel configuration that will surely turn heads. Continue reading Someone Is Crowdfunding To Build A Classy Three-wheeled Electric Car

Elon Musk “Announced” Tesla Model 3 Performance Model Over Twitter

As it is, Elon Musk’s Tesla is struggling to meet the demand for the Tesla Model 3 which was unveiled two years ago, but that does not stop the CEO from enticing fans further. Musk, as usual, as taken to Twitter to announce an all-wheel drive Model 3 Performance Model. Yup. You heard that right. Already. Not sure when will this materialize, though. Continue reading Elon Musk “Announced” Tesla Model 3 Performance Model Over Twitter