28 Mar '15, 3pm

2015's Top Ten Tech Cars: Formula E Spark-Renault SRT_01E

Video: FIA Formula E Championship Better batteries, better electric vehicles, and a pox on fossil fuel: That’s the ethos of Formula E, a revolutionary international race series and test bed for potential EV technology for the street. This year’s 10-race series began in Beijing and will conclude in London in June. Backers are convinced that validating electric performance in harsh race conditions can spin off benefits—greater energy density, shorter charging times, new battery chemistries—to street EVs. Governed by Formula One’s sanctioning body, the single-spec Formula E car is designed and built by a who’s who of racing heavyweights. McLaren Electronic Systems created the AC “motor-generator unit,” with a maximum 200 kilowatts (268 horsepower) and a roughly 3.0-second sprint from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour (62 miles per hour). A driver-operated “push to pass” feature de...

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2015's Top Ten Tech Cars: Volkswagen Golf

spectrum.ieee.org 28 Mar '15, 7pm

Gasoline Golf models include the brilliant 157-kW (210-hp) GTI. With a 2.0-L direct-injected four that’s a near twin of th...

2015's Top Ten Tech Cars: Mercedes-Benz C-Class

spectrum.ieee.org 29 Mar '15, 3pm

Within any automaker there is a slow but steady trickle down of technology from high-end to middle and entry class. But fo...

2015's Top Ten Tech Cars: Rolls-Royce Wraith

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For 111 years, the Rolls-Royce experience has been all about wafting, often in chauffeur-driven comfort. Now the stunning ...

2015's Top Ten Tech Cars: BMW i8

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As a splashy billboard for a plug-in future, the BMW i8 is unmatched. Environmentalists who shake their fists at guzzling ...

2015's Top Ten Tech Cars: Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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Finally, Chevy has managed to put it all together. The supercharged, 485-kilowatt (650-horsepower) version of the new Corv...

#FormulaE Monaco #ePrix track has been revealed! if you'll be watching the championship!

#FormulaE Monaco #ePrix track has been revealed...

electriccarsreport.com 28 Mar '15, 1pm

Trulli driver and Monaco Grand Prix race winner Jarno Trulli said: “I think it’s a reasonably good track and obviously the...

Formula E Monaco ePrix Track Unveiled: Organisers of the FIA Formula E Championship have unveiled the circuit

Formula E Monaco ePrix Track Unveiled: Organise...

puregreencars.com 28 Mar '15, 3pm

There will be free entry for fans to the Monaco ePrix – round seven of the FIA Formula E Championship – which takes place ...

2015's Top Ten Tech Cars: Ford F-Series - An al...

spectrum.ieee.org 30 Mar '15, 1pm

Aluminum on a six-figure Aston Martin may be no big deal, but when it goes on the Ford F-Series pickup—America’s best-sell...

2015's Top Ten Tech Cars: Lamborghini Huracán L...

spectrum.ieee.org 30 Mar '15, 10pm

Lamborghinis have always been fast. But they’ve often been infuriatingly balky and volatile. Enter the Huracán, which has ...

2015’s Top Ten Tech Cars: Toyota Mirai: Doublin...

spectrum.ieee.org 31 Mar '15, 10pm

Is it a Mirai or a mirage? Skepticism is necessary with hydrogen-fuel-cell cars. Dazzled by the promise of tailpipes that ...

“@PureGreenCars: #China Racing Selects NextEV P...

puregreencars.com 29 Mar '15, 3pm

eight manufacturers selected to build components for season two , when the regulations regarding the powertrain are opened...

Ten Years of Top Ten Tech Cars: An Analysis: What happened to the technologies exemplified in the 100 cars Spe...

Ten Years of Top Ten Tech Cars: An Analysis: Wh...

spectrum.ieee.org 01 Apr '15, 12pm

More specifically, we identified the following general patterns. 1. 61 percent of hybrid models have lithium-ion batteries...

2015's Top Ten Tech Cars: Pagani Huayra

spectrum.ieee.org 31 Mar '15, 1pm

Video: JJ Automotive Walkarounds Horacio Pagani is a throwback to the era of Henry J. Kaiser and Preston Tucker, when a vi...

Monaco Formula E Layout Confirmed: Formula E has revealed the Monaco race layout. The 12-turn, 1.76 kilometers...

Monaco Formula E Layout Confirmed: Formula E ha...

hybridcars.com 30 Mar '15, 5am

Formula E has revealed the Monaco race layout. The 12-turn, 1.76 kilometers (1.093 miles) layout for the race was revealed...

Petronas in Formula One – powering Mercedes AMG Petronas to two world championships in 2014

Petronas in Formula One – powering Mercedes AMG...

paultan.org 27 Mar '15, 1pm

The Mercedes AMG Petronas team dominated the 2014 Formula One season, sweeping up both drivers’ and constructors’ champion...