2015 Kia Soul EV, a fam...

The 2015 Kia Soul EV was the first fully electric vehicle I had driven. I had spent time in Hybrid vehicles and even some plug-in Hybrids. However, the prospect of relying solely on the electrons onboard to get you there and back was something I had never experienced before. Instead of...

2016 Audi Q7 first test...

The Audi Q7 presents a bit of problem for the German automaker. They are currently selling out of their flagship SUV, a design they introduced almost 10 years ago. The concept of the stylish SUV struck a chord in the marketplace and it has been a perennial best-seller ever since it hit...

2014 BMW i3 first drive

The 2014 BMW i3 is a plug-in electric four door hatchback that’s ideal for urban commutes. An optional gas powered 2 cylinder 650 cc range extender recharges a depleted battery and gives the i3 a potential range of 300 kilometres. On battery power alone, the i3 can travel up to 160...

Audi unveils Allroad Sh...

Audi reveals its latest concept, the Allroad Shooting Brake with e-tron Quattro drive. The dramatic exterior features the famed shooting brake design element, basically a wagon shape. This 2 door concept blends aggressive sports cars styling with familiar off road accents to produce this...

BMW presents i8 superca...

Although it seems like no automaker in the world can build a top level sports car nowadays with it being a hybrid, BMW decided to start a new division that would focus on electric mobility. The flagship model of the “i” brand, the i8, was presented formally at the 2013...

2014 Porsche 918 Hybrid...

Porsche has finally taken the wraps off its long teased Hybrid Electric at a Global unveiling at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. Although we had attended a private showing of the production car earlier in the year we had been sworn to secrecy and not permitted to take photos, till...

2013 LeMans 24 hour rac...

Audi has staked its racing reputation on the famed race held at the Circuit design Sarthe. The race highlights the brands famed TDI engine and Quattro all wheel drive technology. Audi’s most recent entry is a V6 diesel powered hybrid electric racer. The vehicle uses two electric...

Audi reveals 3 new mode...

Audi came to Geneva in 2013 with a mix of performance and fuel economy. On one hand Audi unveiled production version of 2 alternative fuel powered A3 5 door vehicles, the A3 e-tron and the Natural gas powered g-tron. The e-tron moniker is well known across the Audi lineup with various...