Th!nk All-Electric City Car Coming To US In 2009

Ever-struggling long-experienced electric car maker Th!nk is planning on bringing the City to our cities in the US next year, allowing you to go gas-free, Norwegian-style. The little car has a 126-mile range on an overnight charge, and if you give the batteries a workout, the City will top out at 65 MPH. It's going to… » 7/21/08 10:00am 7/21/08 10:00am

Saleen-Modified Th!nk Is The Only Way To Tour Pit Lane

If you've brought a trailer full of Saleen wares to hawk during the Ford Racing weekend at Milan Dragway, you don't just walk around the pit area; you ride in style with a hotted-up Th!nk Neighbor. This bad boy is sporting dual exhausts to keep the electric motor breathing freely, a set of Minilite wheels to drop the… » 6/17/08 3:40pm 6/17/08 3:40pm

Pint Glass Traps Man, Says Don't Drink and Drive

When it comes to crime and punishment, we're firm believers in traditional methods. Rather than sending some chap named Matt (pictured above) to a one-day class or a night in jail, the English government, through creative agency Leo Burnett, trapped him in a giant pint glass and toured him around the country. We're… » 1/24/08 4:45pm 1/24/08 4:45pm

Tesla Nixes Battery Deal, to Focus on Not Building Cars

Tesla Motors' plans to sell battery packs to Norwegian company Think Global has been put on hold as the company plans to focus on shipping cars to the 600 people who paid a lot of money and still have nothing to drive (except a fleet of other cars, presuming they're very wealthy). It was hoped this deal would help… » 11/01/07 1:00pm 11/01/07 1:00pm

Ez Come, Ez Go: Tesla Founds Battery Division

Bay Area electrocar purveyors Tesla are spooling up a new division to sell battery packs to other electric vehicle manufacturers, as well as to supply their own products with power packs. Their first outside client for the lithion-ion packs has been announced as Norway-based black metallists THiNK, who, if one… » 5/24/07 11:00pm 5/24/07 11:00pm

THiNK Again: Failed EV Set for a Comeback

Who killed the electric THiNK car Ford distributed in the US a few years back? It was Ford itself around 2003, when California dropped the requirement that automakers produce battery-powered electric cars. Now, the current owner of THiNK, a Norwegian concern, says it will relaunch the plastic EV in 2007 as the City… » 12/05/06 8:38am 12/05/06 8:38am