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Soon, floating electric car to help in disasters

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 21:49

Forget military helicopters or life boats when a natural calamity strikes. A Japanese firm is on the job to build an all-electric, floating car that can reach low-lying, flood-prone regions in a jiffy.

Hyundai to launch first battery-powered electric car in 2016

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 11:01

Hyundai is expanding its offering by also investing in battery-powered cars - the staple green offering of Hyundai affiliate Kia Motors Corp.

Tesla CEO confirms Apple talks, says deal ''unlikely'': Report

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 03:22

Tesla Motors Inc has had "conversations" with Apple Inc , Chief Executive Elon Musk confirmed a news on Thursday, responding to speculation that the iPhone and iPad maker had shown interest in the electric car company.

Electric car traverses America in just 76 hours

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 20:06

American motor company Tesla has supposedly set a new world record for the least amount of charging time for an electric car crossing the country in 76 hours.

Anne Hathaway imports electric car for hubby Adam Shulman

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 15:37

Anne Hathaway has imported a new eco-friendly electric BMW i3 for her husband, Adam Shulman, from Europe for Christmas.

Now, Armadillo-inspired foldable electric car to ease your parking woes!

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 13:49

South Korea`s car industry has reportedly come up with a solution to the never ending problem of car parking, with a micro electric car that folds in half and parks itself by a remote control smartphone app.

Now, electric cars that touch 0 to 60 mph faster than petrol-powered ones!

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 16:21

Electric cars are capable of leaving race cars in the dust as it can zip from 0 to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds.

Tesla’s electric car `crowned safest ever` to vroom on road

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 19:32

The electric vehicle’s optional rear-facing third-row seat was determines as the safest spot in the car for front or side impacts while a double bumper was found to protect the third-row passengers from rear, highway-speed impacts.

World`s 1st solar-powered family car unveiled

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 21:02

A team of Dutch engineers have built the first ever solar powered `family car` that has the potential to travel twice as far as your typical electric car.

BMW unveils electric car i3 in 3 continents; eyes Indian market

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 23:06

The company said it sees huge potential in India for the BMW i3 and is in talks with the government on the issue of sustainable mobility.

Drayson electric car sets new world speed record

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 18:15

In order to set a record of land speed for an electronic vehicle, the firm had to make the car weigh less than 1,000 kg without the driver.

Electric car aims to crack 700km/h speed record

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 18:41

Come August, and the new poster car for the electric vehicle Venturi VBB-3 will take to the famous Bonneville salt flats, with the aim of shattering its own record.