The idea of cordless charging for electric vehicles has been around for more than a decade now, and several car makers, including Nissan, GM and Volvo, have tried to develop a system that would be able to charge cars without having to plug them in. But, wireless charging is still far from becoming a reality, as the technology is too expensive at the moment, and
Scheduled for a 2012 release date, the V60 is the first diesel plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in the world.
According to Technologic Vehicles, the V60 features three driving modes: Pure (electric only), Hybrid (default mode) and Power, when the engines act together.
It also features a four-wheel drive mode: at
By imagining the entire body of the car as one giant battery, designers of Sweden’s safest car may have found a way to make EVs lighter and more powerful.
Batteries for electric cars are bulky and heavy. Adding batteries in to extend the EV’s range, only makes the car heavier, which just requires more power to go the same distance as before.