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Deuce Electric Concept Car Rendered in a Surfer’s Way

When people say Deuce, they’re usually referring to Detroit or the number 2, so we were a little surprised to see that term pop up on a concept car for San Francisco surfers. Nevertheless, we like this sharp EV, which is designed with gullwing doors and a hatchback for the ultimate mix of style and utility.

The Deuce features unique cargo options such as front trunk space under the hood a la Porsche, a surfboard rack up top, and space inside the rear hatch for stowing your adventure gear. We have to assume the battery pack is stored in the floor like in the Tesla Model S, since there isn’t much room left anywhere else for it. Continue Reading →

The BMW Motorrad Concept Vehicle: ‘BMW E-Scooter’

Space is becoming increasingly scarce in the major conurbation centers and traffic density is growing continuously. Political and social conditions are changing. All these factors coalesce in increasing demands in terms of private transportation. The concept vehicle BMW E-Scooter with electric drive provides an innovative look at changing urban mobility needs.

While the currently available, purely electrically-powered scooters have been almost exclusively used inside towns and cities to date due to their performance and range, which makes them suitable for short distances only, the concept vehicle BMW E-Scooter offers a much broader spectrum of use. Continue Reading →

Lotus Will Bring Its ‘Ethos City Car’ Concept to Market in 2014

Well, not only is Lotus coming out with the new supercar and sports car revealed at the most recent Paris auto show; its also building its new ‘City Car Concept’ and plans to put it on sale by 2014 as the ‘Ethos’.

The car, developed in collaboration with Malaysian automaker Proton, will be sold in the European market under the brand name Lotus, and in North America and Asia – as a ‘Proton’. Continue Reading →

Toyota’s New ‘GRMN Hybrid Concept’ Showcased at Nürburgring

Toyota just showcased their GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept II at the 39th Nürburgring 24-hour endurance race held near Nürburg, Germany. The GRMN II, a convertible mid-ship gasoline-electric hybrid concept, is an improvement on the first Toyota hybrid sports car, the Toyota MR2, which they showed at last year’s Tokyo Auto Salon, and is a car that’s meant to “embody the enjoyment of automobiles.” Continue Reading →