Popular Mechanics Drives The Subaru R1e Electric Car

Mike Allen over at Popular Mechanics had a chance to spend some time behind the wheel of the new plug-in microcar — the Subaru R1e. With acceleration lower than a "determined taxicab," it wasn't what you'd call an "exciting" test — and definitely a step below our test of the Hybrid Technologies' melty-looking… » 3/24/08 10:15am 3/24/08 10:15am

Subaru R1e Electric Car: It's A Me, Mario!

As much fun as the new R1e Electric Car is in photos, it really charms in person. Maybe it's the right-hand drive or the red on black interior. We could be interested in the purported " Maybe it's Subaru's own lithium ion batteries, which offers a two-minute fast charges that doesn't damage the batteries. The car is… » 3/19/08 1:20pm 3/19/08 1:20pm

Subaru Brings The Power To NYC, One Tiny Electric Car At A Time

Subaru's is bringing its tiniest alternative energy cruiser, the R1e electric car, to New York for a little testing in the Big Apple. And while we're currently being powered by soggy french fries, this NYC transplant will get its motivation from Subaru's own lithium ion batteries, which offer a few unique features.… » 3/18/08 4:00pm 3/18/08 4:00pm