At this year's Salon de la Moto in Paris, behold Voxan's hulking new Wattman. It may weigh nearly 800 pounds, but it zips from zero to 100 mph in 5.9 seconds.
Automotive News reports on how the use of in-wheel motors could affect future car design.
CNET rounds up a selection of the electrified vehicles at the 2011 North American International Auto Show.
Venturi, an electric car maker from France, has just unveiled a prototype electric sports car that will have Tesla Roadster drivers gazing nervously in their rear view mirrors
The Venturi Mini is a stylish, all-in-one car tech device with an attractive design and an easy-to-use interface. While it lacks some of the robustness of in-dash systems, its portability and price tag make it an attractive option.
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Review: Venturi Mini
Michelin's Active Wheel tech creates many exciting possibilities for vehicles of the future.
It might sound counter-intuitive but if the future of the car is electric, then we could well see the motor move from the front of the car to the wheels. Well, that's what Michelin, Heuliez and Orange have in mind.
Crikey! Will this generation of middle-aged men be deprived of a mid-life crisis car before retirement hits?
Venturi's Eclectic car runs on electricity, wind and solar polar.