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New Honda Runs on Air & Hydrogen

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  Breakthrough, Zero Emissions, Electric Car                                                                                  Source:  Honda Clarity No Charging is Needed on This EV The EV is called the Honda Clarity and it is revolutionary new green technology. It is powered by ordinary air and hydrogen.  Their combination triggers a chemical reaction that generates electricity to power the car. Clarity is an FCEV or a fuel cell electric vehicle.  What is truly remarkable about the vehicle is the way electricity is produced and that no charging at all is needed to drive the car. How Does It Work? What makes the Clarity so different is the pressurized fuel tank of hydrogen that the driver fills.  When combined with air, it yields enough electricity to provide a 366 mile range.  There is no charging needed.  And the fuel system is zero emissions producing only water vapor.  This is breakthrough, new automotive technology that Honda has been developing for several years that is now comin

Rivian Delivers 1st Electric Pickup

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  US Startup Beats Tesla, GM, Ford and more                                        Source:  Rivian Tough Pickup That Wades Through Water & Climbs Hills of Sand EV startup Rivian is the first automaker to produce, launch and market an electric pickup truck.  The US electric truck maker beat out the world's #1 electric vehicle maker Tesla, along with GM, Ford and others.  The company's first R1T pickup truck for a customer drove off the assembly line at the Rivian plant in Normal, Illinois.  More are rolling off the production line and the company says they are saleable to customers.  In fact, they are "ready for sale in all 50 states".  The R1T has a range of 317 miles on a charge and prices start at $67,500.  As you can see in the photos, the e-pickup is so tough it can climb hills of sand and wade through water as high as the top of the tires.  With a deposit of $1,000, the truck can be reserved for purchase. Fully Certified  The R1T comes with a tailgate you can

Rivian R1T E-Pickup Beats Competitors on Delivery

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  US Startup 1st to Produce E-Pickups for Customers - Beats Tesla, GM, Ford and more                                        Source:  Rivian R1T Tough Pickup That Wades Through Water & Climbs Hills of Sand EV startup Rivian is the first automaker to produce, launch and market an electric pickup truck.  The US electric truck maker beat out the world's #1 electric vehicle maker Tesla, along with GM, Ford and others.  The company's first R1T pickup truck for a customer drove off the assembly line at the Rivian plant in Normal, Illinois.  More are rolling off the production line and the company says they are saleable to customers.  In fact, they are "ready for sale in all 50 states".  The R1T has a range of 317 miles on a charge and prices start at $67,500.  As you can see in the photos, the e-pickup is so tough it can climb hills of sand and wade through water as high as the top of the tires.  With a deposit of $1,000, the truck can be reserved for purchase. Fully Cer

Hyundai's Epic Hydrogen Sports Car - 670 hp

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  Vision FK Concept is a Hydrogen Fuel Cell, Plug-in Hybrid                                             Source:  Hyundai Zero Emissions and Very Fast Hyundai has a Hydrogen Vision 2040 plan to offer in its commercial fleet only hydrogen fuel cell vehicles by 2040. As it develops its hydrogen technology system across its portfolio, it has just unveiled a 670 horsepower fuel cell plug-in hybrid sports car - the Vision FK concept. This vehicle combines plug-in electric vehicle power with hydrogen fuel cell technology.  A full recharge takes only 5 minutes.  The photos of this exciting concept are camouflaged but it looks sleek and very fast with intake openings to increase speed where the rear doors should be. It is a very promising, zero emissions work in progress. Tech Specs The vehicle combines zero emissions with a lot of power.  There is a 500-kilowatt dual motor powertrain.  Each rear wheel has a motor. The EV accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in less than 4 seconds.  A plug in hybrid, h

Top Luxury Car Going Electric

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  Mercedes' Electrification Intensifies           Source: Mercedes Maybach EQS & Other New MB EVs Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV If you want one of the world's most prestigious, status statement cars - the latest Mercedes Maybach - you will have to go electric.  At the IAA Mobility 2021 show in Munich, Mercedes unveiled its latest Maybach - the Mercedes Maybach EQS SUV.  It is the most exclusive car that Mercedes Benz makes and it is all electric.  Pricing starts at $200,000. Ultra Luxury With Zero Emissions The Maybach EQS's electric powertrain is standard with all wheel drive.  The driving range on a charge is 370 miles and this ultra-luxury EV is expected to have superior acceleration and power.  The cabin of the vehicle is very high tech with impressive displays and also luxurious with faux-fur carpets.  The exterior is sleek and stylish with flashy 24" wheels.  It is expected to go into production in 2023. Mercedes' 5 New EVs Mercedes premiered five new electric

Top Luxury Car Goes Electric

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  Mercedes' Electrification Intensifies                                                   Source: Mercedes Maybach EQS & Other New MB EVs Mercedes Maybach EQS SUV If you want one of the world's most prestigious, status statement cars - the latest Mercedes Maybach - you will have to go electric.  At the IAA Mobility 2021 show in Munich, Mercedes unveiled its latest Maybach - the Mercedes Maybach EQS SUV.  It is the most exclusive car that Mercedes Benz makes and it is all electric.  Pricing starts at $200,000. Ultra Luxury With Zero Emissions The Maybach EQS's electric powertrain is standard with all wheel drive.  The driving range on a charge is 370 miles and this ultra-luxury EV is expected to have superior acceleration and power.  The cabin of the vehicle is very high tech with impressive displays and also luxurious with faux-fur carpets.  The exterior is sleek and stylish with flashy 24" wheels.  It is expected to go into production in 2023. Mercedes' 5 New

Italy's New Electric Bubble Car

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  The Microlino 2.0                                             Source:  Microlino Italia Inexpensive, Micro, Urban Mobility At the IAA Mobility 2021 show in Munich, Microlino Italia unveiled its $14,000 electric bubble car - the Microlino 2.0.  The vehicle is headed into production in Italy and will be up for sale in Switzerland first.  It's expected to be offered throughout the European Union and if the micro car is successful, it is expected to launch in the US.  The Microlino 2.0 is a unique electric vehicle that offers inexpensive urban mobility with zero emissions. Maximum Range of 143 Miles The vehicle is a two seater with a small cargo space for shopping items.  It has a 56-hp motor.  There are three battery options: Urban with a 6 kWh battery and 60 mile range; Dolce with a 10.5 kWh battery and 109 mile range; and Competizioni with a 14 kWh battery and a range of 143 miles.  The vehicle's top speed is 56 mph.  Quite conveniently, the EV can be charged from a wall outle