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DMC EV: DeLorean is back and it's electric

Posted: October 22nd, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Auto News, Auto News, Green Motoring, Grilled | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on DMC EV: DeLorean is back and it's electric

Goes around, comes around, what’s old is new again and LiLo! 3 common epigrams that seem to dictate the future, as the television man says “but wait there’s more”

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“The car of the future has really become the car of the future,” joked James Espey, a vice president at DeLorean Motor Company of Humble, Texas.

In 1975 GM auto Exec J.Z. Delorean – most noted for the Pontiac GTO – started a small auto company with a huge name, DeLorean, and though his ill fated venture would last only 7 years, thanks to some spectacular publicity – Back to the Future – the thought has stuck. J.Z.DeLorean died in 2005, his legacy lives on . . .

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Husqvarna Concept E-go

Posted: September 14th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Auto News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Husqvarna Concept E-go

Clear the track Brammo, Zero, KTM and BRD, Husqvarna just decided to enter the electric motorcycle market with its Husqvarna Concept E-go. An urban commuter aimed squarely – in an angular fashion – at first-time riders. The E-go concept draws on the Swedish brand’s dirt and supermoto background to bring a stylishly aggressive electric motorcycle package. Weighing in at just 80kg (176 lbs) the Husqvarna Concept E-borders on beautifully anorexic. Read the full article »»»»


AMG Electric SLS, WOW

Posted: January 17th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Auto News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on AMG Electric SLS, WOW

 

The Audi e-tron has been at the top of our list of awesome electric car concepts for some time. Now there’s a new contender – the SLS AMG E-CELL. Mercedes-AMG hinted at the possibility of an electric drive SLS gullwing last year and has now rolled-out a prototype which looks set for small series production. Along with a very hard to miss fluorescent “AMG lumilectric magno” paint job, the prototype features four electric motors positioned near each of the wheels which produce 392 kW and 880 Nm of instantaneous torque and acceleration of zero to 100 km/h in 4 seconds – just 0.2 seconds under the performance of the 6.3-litre V8 SLS AMG. Read the full article »»»»


Electric DeLorean Goes 'Back To The Future'

Posted: October 29th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: michael silverman | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Electric DeLorean Goes 'Back To The Future'

The legendary car from the ’80s movie is ”electrified” and takes a spin through Italy.



Wired magazine’s Italy edition has taken its DeLorean DMC-12 into the future.
The conversion of the legendary vehicle, in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Back to the Future film, was started several weeks ago as a way to honor the movie and to get people talking about future energy sources. Read the full article »»»»