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Breaking away from the brigade of boring, environmentally responsible electric vehicles is the 2014 BMW i3 – the first car from BMW’s eco-focused i sub-brand.

It’s wonderful, and sad, to see the Honda Fit EV be removed from the product line-up next year. We had a blast driving the Fit EV for a week last summer. The quirky, small EV — almost 20 inches longer than a Fiat 500e — was the perfect car for getting about both as an inner-city runner and distance partner when...

Ecstatic is probably putting is mildly, but wildly enthusiastic, giddy, and immensely appreciative are closer to how our latest sweepstakes winner, Kim Atkins, felt after having a shiny new Tesla Model S delivered to her doorstep.

Harley Davidson made an electric motorcycle? One doesn’t equate the all American machine with anything electric, but that’s exactly what they designed with the idea of allowing motorcycle riders test ride and then provide feedback. Harley named the experiment the “Project LiveWire Experience Tour.”

Middleburg, Virginia is only an hour’s drive outside of metropolitan Washington, D.C., but it is a world apart from the hustle and bustle of our nation’s fair capital. Instead of crowded city streets where cabs, buses and bicycles vie for space between tall buildings, there are two-lane country roads meandering their...

Big brawny electric vehicles like the Tesla Model demonstrate that EVs aren’t necessarily small and limited. But bargain-minded car shoppers, especially those looking for a second car, are well advised to consider one of the top electric subcompacts, which can provide great maneuverability, plenty of driving range,...

The hysterical television ad for the Cadillac ELR luxury electric vehicle would have us believe this: “You work hard, you create your own luck, and you gotta believe anything is possible.” It’s also intended convince us that the mean-looking electric sedan is worth its $76,000 base sticker price. Unfortunately, my...

Likes: Emissions Free Interior spaciousness Dislikes: COMAND telematics needs a refresh The manifestation of automotive mobility from earth’s precious oil resources to the state of electrification brings a spark of positivity to mankind, knowing there is a brighter future that allows humanity to rest on its...

Search on eBay, and you’ll find dozens of used 2011 Nissan Leaf electric cars priced around $15,000. That’s a great deal—less than half the original sticker price—on a battery-powered five-seat EV with a range of about 80 miles per charge. Three years ago, the earliest of electric car adopters were chomping at the bit...

Certainly not a stranger to performance cars. eBay Garage user, jaredbanyard, has both a Tesla Model S and BMW in his driveway. Now is your chance to possibly win a Model S for your driveway, too We’re coming down the home stretch of our Electrifying Giveaway that ends on May 16. Grand prize is a 2014 Tesla Model S...

Electric vehicles are not a new novelty to the automotive world. Many variations of the electric vehicle were built starting around 1830, but the first electric car related to automobiles as we understand them today is credited to William Morrison, which he introduced in the early 1890s. His six passenger EV could...

Photo credit: AutoEvolution eBay Garage user “gregcarper” was kind enough to share a colorful photo of how to be a hooligain in a 2013 Model S. Can you imagine yourself racing off into the sunset and the grin on your face as this ultra-modern luxury EV pushes you back into the seat? Some musings from other Model S...

Are you looking for a chance to win a new car? Enter our eBay Motors Electrifying Giveaway for your chance to win a new 2014 Tesla Model S P85. Ranked #1 in Super Luxury Cars by U.S. News & World Report, the Model S P85 is one of the quickest American sedans ever built. Beginning now through May 16th you can enter our...

eBay Listing: 1980 Bradley GT II EV There’s a dearth of information available about the seriously cool Bradley GT fiberglass two-seat gull-wing kit car from the 1960s and 1970s. Web reports indicate that about 6,000 of the original Bradley GT cars were sold to kit builders, before the more refined but short-lived GT...

Review: 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV Likes: DC fast charging capability Sprinter-class acceleration Guiltless around-town driving Lots of information and displays to monitor energy usage Dislikes: 6-speaker sound system Non-perforated leatherette seats don’t breathe Minimal cabin insulation makes it difficult to converse...

LET THE SUN IN: FORD C-MAX SOLAR ENERGI CONCEPT GOES OFF THE GRID, GIVES GLIMPSE OF CLEAN VEHICLE FUTURE Ford Motor Company announced the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept, a first-of-its-kind sun-powered vehicle with the potential to deliver the best of what a plug-in hybrid offers – without depending on the electric grid...

eBay Collection: Green Machines Alternative fuel vehicles date back to the early 1800s, with the first electric carriage appearing about 30 years after the first gas-powered vehicle. Electric cars made up about thirty percent of all cars on the road in 1900, but demand waned after Charles Kettering invented the...

The new BMW i3 is the boldest model to come out of the BMW brand in quite some time now. Green Car Reports is praising this new model and has even put it on its short list of their Best Car to Buy as a nominee amongst 2014 models. Why the Love From Green Car Reports? The BMW i3 is a nominee for the Green Car...

The future sustainable mobility is here and BMW is giving the public a chance to give their new compact EV a brief spin in downtown Los Angeles in conjunction with the L.A. Auto Show.

Concept features dramatic new interpretation of Volkswagen design DNA 415-horsepower gasoline-hybrid concept is capable of 70 MPGe The vehicle can travel up to 13 miles as an EV Top speed of 147 mph; 0 to 60 mph in just 5.8 seconds LOS ANGELES – Volkswagen is giving a spectacular glimpse at the future and at a new...

The first fully electric Volkswagen for the U.S. market promises everyday usability and versatility with zero tailpipe emissions and low ownership costs Drivetrain consists of 24.2 kWh lithium-ion battery and 115 horsepower electric motor: 7.2 kW onboard charger is standard Three driver selectable regenerative...