Will @TeslaMotors new Model X give #electriccars a major boost – an annotated infographic

Tesla’s electric Model X SUV can sprint to 100km/h in 3.2 seconds, features radar and sonar to enable hands-free autopilot driving and can travel 400km on a single charge – at a fuel cost of just €4. The new Tesla Motors Model X SUV is so packed with headline grabbing features like the “falcon wing” doors, mind-boggling performance and a giant windscreen, that you might forget the fact that it is all electric, too. It might even protect you if biological warfare breaks out. The Fremont, California-based battery-powered car pioneer led by charismatic entrepreneur Elon Musk has cornered the market … Continue reading Will @TeslaMotors new Model X give #electriccars a major boost – an annotated infographic

#FormulaE 2015 season team details and street circuits refined – an annotated infographic

Four races in, the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship season has now been finalised, with the introduction of Moscow as race 9 bumping London to race 10, the final challenge. The circuit for the London race was also confirmed this week. As E&T news reported, the first season of the electric motor racing series will now conclude with a double-header race weekend on a temporary street circuit constructed in London’s Battersea Park. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading #FormulaE 2015 season team details and street circuits refined – an annotated infographic

Electric vehicles: charging ahead

Thinking of buying a new car? Had enough of petrol stations, with their overpriced chocolate, novelty air fresheners, hitherto unimaginable compilation CDs and comprehensive displays of pornography? Maybe an electric vehicle is the way forward. And not just for those of us wearying of the relentless forecourt visits, but for the whole planet. Step away from the oil, foolish human! There is a better way. Possibly. There is naturally a wealth of debate fizzing around the issue of electric vehicles, so we’ve done the helpful thing and created a dedicated electric vehicles page, pulling together news and features from E&T magazine on … Continue reading Electric vehicles: charging ahead