Oregon-based Barefoot Motors has recently launched an electrically powered All Terrain Vehicle. Currently the company's Model One electric ATV is being 'beta' tested in Oregon by select farmers - and Jamie Hyneman from Mythbusters, who is a partner in the company.
Starting March 3, 2009, when the curtains go up for the 79th Geneva International Motor Show, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation will lift the wraps off its i MiEV Sport Air concept.
Tm4 has been selected to be partners with Tata and its subsidiary Miljø Innovasjon to provide the company with electric motors, power electronic and vehicle controllers for a demonstration which will showcase their new electric car. The demonstration will be launched in Norway 2009-2010.
Despite the global slowdown having forced the auto industry, Toyota is readying plans to release of its upcoming third generation Prius. Toyota is considering radical new designs in a bid to rewrite history with regard to alternative fuel vehicles.
Electric Motorsport has launched its GPR-S electric motorcycle in the US. The GPR-S electric motorcycle has been modestly priced at $8000.
Celebrating its 10th year of production, luxury car brand Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the one-millionth special smart fortwo electric car, which will be will be donated to charity.
Affordable e-cars are what Detroit Electric currently has in mind. With the Malaysian government keen on having such alternate-fuel run vehicles on its roads, the electric car brand is set to introduce electric car technology and unveil its business and manufacturing plans in that country.
Nissan is lining up mega plans to go green. While Honda and Toyota battle it out in the hybrid car market, Nissan will in 2010, roll out an all electric model. Nissan already has a presence in the hybrid car segment with the hybrid-powered Altima.
The Nissan-Renault alliance will launch a few cars in Portugal.
Mitsubishi, like other major car manufacturers, are busy planning for a future with hybrid and electric cars.