T3 Motion, Inc. (OTC BB: TMMM), a leader in clean-technology electric vehicles announced the completion and delivery of its prototype electric consumer vehicle—the R3. The R3 is the first vehicle in the T3 product line to be developed specifically for the consumer market and was unveiled in June 2010. The prototype was completed last week and is on display at the T3 Motion headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA. Continue Reading…
The first fully electric single-seater of very high sporting level, the EF01 was designed
with a view to equaling the performances of its prestigious cousin the Formula 3 with
its combustion engine.
For its first runs on the Magny-Cours Formula 1 track two weeks ago with Jules
Bianchi, then on the Bugatti track in Le Mans last week in the hands of Alexandre
Prmat, the EF01 demonstrated to all those involved that it was a racing car with the
potential to meet this ambitious challenge.
With 0 to 100 kph in 3 seconds and a top speed greater than 250 kph, the EF01 is the
fastest racing electric single-seater in the world today. With these first conclusive test runs, the EF01 has reached a decisive stage in technical innovation and is opening up new avenues in motor racing. Continue Reading…
It was clear at the Paris Motor Show that the trend towards zero emission vehicles is not only pertinent in the US, but Europe is vastly looking in the same direction. Quite a few EV and hybrid EV proposals were displayed in the shape of concept cars, and even renowned brands like Jaguar came to the fore.
We went to Pebble Beach for a set of meetings during the Concourse d’ Elegance. The weather was by far not what was expected, rather chilly and with a morning fog/drizzle. On Friday we had meetings with Larry Webster at Spyker/SAAB, where we met with Spyker VP Hans van Rennes and the Dutch Consul General Bart van Bolhuis, talking through the options of creating a SAAB 9-5 EV conversion for the San Francisco Consulate. Sadly Spyker/SAAB boss Victor Muller had to cancel last minute.
During a special Electric Vehicle Dutch Business Breakfast on June 17 at the Royal Dutch Consulate in downtown San Francisco, Cor Steenstra presented Steenstra GCM, the new American company which aims to produce high-end zero emission sports cars. During the presentation Steenstra also unveiled the latest guise of the Styletto, an electrically powered super sports car squarely aimed at the likes of Ferrari and Lamborghini. Continue Reading…
Since the launch of the first pictures for Steenstra GCM of the Styletto, a lot of thought and critique has gone over many details of the design. After the 1/5th foam scale ideation model, it was time to optimize the 3D computer model in time for the presentation at the Dutch Consulate in San Francisco.