Ever Wondered How Much Copper Goes Into Electric Cars?

An average American car contains about 55 pounds of copper wiring. An electric car has three times as much mostly thanks to their rotors, and here's how those miles of wire disappear in an engine bay. » 3/19/15 2:42pm 3/19/15 2:42pm

The e-up! Is Volkswagen's First Electric Production Vehicle

Forget the brilliant but probably outrageously expensive (and so far only moderately produced) XL1 for a second. That's using a bit of diesel anyway! The greenest vehicle from Volkswagen doesn't need fossil fuel. Meet the electric up! city car, or e-up! to its friends. » 3/14/13 3:00pm 3/14/13 3:00pm

Volkswagen E-Up! Concept: Enjoy The Silence

What we thought was an electric minivan is in fact a quiet little "3+1" city car. What we believed to be an 82-horsepower zero emissions concept was just that. Volkswagen says it's the Beetle of the future; we're thinking Polo. » 9/17/09 6:15pm 9/17/09 6:15pm

Volkswagen E-Up Concept: All-Electric German Micro-Van

Don't look now, but the all-electric VW E-Up, the silent-but-deadly concept version of the forthcoming VW Up, will be unveiled tomorrow in Frankfurt. It'll get an 82HP e-motor with 80 miles of range and a 30 minute partial charge time. » 9/14/09 8:00pm 9/14/09 8:00pm