Powertrain

09.20.11
German engineers want to halve EV manufacturing costs by 2018, seem confident about it
09.20.11

German engineers want to halve EV manufacturing costs by 2018, seem confident about it

Yearning for an EV that can fit within your budget? You may not have to wait too long, according...

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08.31.11
Toyota smashes EV record on Nurburgring, speed rivals gas-powered cars (video)
08.31.11

Toyota smashes EV record on Nurburgring, speed rivals gas-powered cars (video)

Last week, Toyota's racing team set out to break the current EV record on the Nordschleife track,...

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08.23.11
Toyota to take on Nurburgring without a sound, aims to beat EV record
08.23.11

Toyota to take on Nurburgring without a sound, aims to beat EV record

All bets are on as Toyota hits up the Nürburgring next week, hoping to shatter the existing...

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05.04.11
Nissan NV200 van named NYC's 'Taxi of Tomorrow,' Travis Bickle cringes (video)
05.04.11

Nissan NV200 van named NYC's 'Taxi of Tomorrow,' Travis Bickle cringes (video)

New Yorkers, this is your "Taxi of Tomorrow." After two years of deliberation, Nissan's NV200 was c...

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04.29.09
Video: Taxpayer takes Chevy Volt's powertrain for a ride
04.29.09

Video: Taxpayer takes Chevy Volt's powertrain for a ride

See that? This dowdy looking sedan is the very symbol of hope for GM and perhaps the US auto indust...

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05.27.08
Tesla finally finalized its single-speed gearbox, on track for completion in August
05.27.08

Tesla finally finalized its single-speed gearbox, on track for completion in August

Those Tesla folks are finally (almost) out of the woods on this whole powertrain nonsense. Its orig...

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