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    Report: Brammo making plans for IPO, mulls electric sports car

    Brammo CEO Craig Bramscher is looking to take a few plays from the Tesla Motors playbook by using its electric-vehicle wizardry to go public, and even plans to go after the same investment bankers that helped the California automaker with its IPO three years ago. The company founder, speaking ...

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    Rimac Concept_One looks lovely in London at Salon Privé, but expect changes [w/video]

    The Salon Privé is England's most exclusive automobile show, and with its exotic looks, hypercar performance and posh price tag, the Rimac Automobili Concept_One is fitting in quite nicely. And while the upper class crowd in attendance might be able gaze upon it and imagine the ...

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    Video: All-electric Exagon Furtive eGT 'Rings Sabine Schmitz's bell

    Two years after the Exagon Furtive eGT was revealed, the production version of French electric sports car is set to debut at the 2012 edition of the Paris Motor Show. While the newer version may soon steal the spotlight with its upsized set of 148-kW (198.5 horsepower) motors and a slightly ...

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    Does the Toyota 2000GT SEV foretell an electric sports car? [w/video]

    The totally awesome Toyota 2000GT SEV unveiled earlier this year was the result of what was called the "Crazy Car Project," undertaken by the Toyota Automobile Association. While no doubt some thought that converting the iconic car, of which only 353 examples were made, to run on solar power a ...

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    PG Elektrus is yet another crack at electrifying a Lotus Elise

    We have good news for you if you're missing the Tesla Roadster already. German manufacturer PG has unveiled the company's new Elektrus, a Lotus-based sports EV with some very wild styling. While the company has made a name for itself producing carbon-fiber electric bicycles, the Elektrus is its ...

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    Varley evR450 revealed at Australia Electric Vehicle Conference

    The Varley evR450 is the absolute antithesis of everything the company behind it has done to date. You see, Varley Electric Vehicles has been producing utilitarian battery-powered machines for quite some time now. If you're in Australia and need a hard-working tug for for an airport or factory, ...

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    VIDEO: Nicolas Prost drives the Exagon Furtive e-GT at Magny-Cours

    While many announced electric sports cars get compared to the Tesla Roadster, very few even come close to its performance in terms of range and acceleration. The Furtive e-GT is one of those cars. Put together by race constructor Exagon Engineering, this bit of French sexiness claims ...

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    ArtegaSE unveiled in Geneva, could hit market by April 2012 [w/VIDEO]

    2012 ArtegaSE – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, the ArtegaSE is a good example of how to convert an existing vehicle to electric drive done right. In this case, the Henrik Fisker-designed Artega GT provided the carbon fiber-reinforced ...

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    Nissan Esflow concept bringing clean, green performance to Geneva [w/video]

    Nissan Esflow concept rendering– Click above to watch the video after the break
    Nissan has just announced it's bringing a new sports car concept called the Esflow to the Geneva Motor Show next month. The released images show a vehicle with classic sporty proportions, but we're advised its ...

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    Video: Robert Llewellyn drives the Nemesis on Fully Charged

    Dale Vince's Nemesis on Fully Charged – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The latest episode of Robert Llewellyn's plug-in-centric show Fully Charged is now available and his guest this time 'round is Dale Vince, a man well known to ABG readers as the creator of the "wind car," ...

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    Epic Torq and Amp photo bomb yields revealing details

    Epic EV Torq – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While Epic Electric Vehicles have said they will reveal more about their somewhat eccentric lineup this autumn, they must have felt a little sorry for those of us impatiently waiting because they have dropped a bomb. A big fat juicy ...

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    Video: Wind car is almost finished! No, for real this time.

    Nemesis "wind car" under construction – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Remember that "wind car" we were telling you about a while back? You know, the one that started out as a Lotus Exige before being stretched and having its gasoline-drinking powertrain replaced by twin electric ...

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    Pics Aplenty: Tesla finally drops real images of Roadster Sport

    Tesla Roadster Sport - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been seven months since Tesla first announced its intentions to build the Roadster Sport, a higher performing version of its standard electric sportscar, and the Silicon Valley-based automaker has finally offered up some real ...

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    Officially, Official: Mercedes to produce electric SLS gullwing

    Mercedes-Benz has officially confirmed the rumors that have been floating around in recent days – it will build an electrically powered version of its upcoming SLS gullwing coupe! The EV version of the SLS will drive all four wheels by means of an individual motor for each corner. It will not ...

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    Electric sports cars abound in UK EV test

    Although there may be many a MINI E, i MiEVs and smart EDs taking part in that £25 million ($40 million) UK electric vehicle test program, there is also a subset of sports cars involved. The EEMS Accelerate project says it plans to have 21 vehicles acquiring electric car data for 12 months ...

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    VIDEO: Ecotricity's electric Exige Wind Car exceeds expectations on the track

    Ecotricity Wind Car in action - Click above to watch the video after the break
    The saga that has been the building of a "wind car" for Ecotricity founder, Dale Vince, appears to have come to a climax. All of the newly invented bits of this stretched and re-engineered former Lotus Exige have been ...

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    BRUSA brings all-electric Spyder to EVS24

    BRUSA Spyder - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    BRUSA, a Swiss electronics company, recently attended the EVS24 conference in Stavanger, Norway, with an electric sportscar called the Spyder in tow. Our best guess is that this machine is based on either a rear-engined Volkswagen or ...

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    Geneva Preview: Protoscar teases new LAMPO electric sportscar

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Protoscar LAMPOS concept
    Back in January, Swiss design company Protoscar revealed that it would debut a new electric sportscar called the LAMPO at the Geneva Motor Show. With that date right around the corner, the firm has released a bunch of new photos ...

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    Ex-Mclaren designer now plans electric sportscar

    Click above to enlarge the JJAD P1-E
    Gordon Murray isn't the only ex-McLaren F1 designer that is now branching out into greener pastures. Jim Dowle from JJAD has announced plans to build a new electric sportscar, and it sounds like a winner. A lithium ion battery pack is said to provide a range of ...

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    Could the Ginetta G50 EV be the awesomest electric sportscar yet?

    digg_url = ''; It appears that Ginetta Cars, a storied British company that's been building racing and road cars since 1958, may be heating up the electric sports car market with a gas-free version of their latest ...


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