8 Awesome Eco-Friendly Cars Coming Soon

Gone are the days of Electric cars being slow, unattractive and baseline impractical. Now more & more top car manufacturing companies are entering into this space, things are getting pretty exciting.

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Everyone is either working on or has already unveiled their long range, fast speed, electric or hybrid cars in the market. From Ford to Volkswagen and General Motors to Aston Martin they are all in this race. So, let's checkout some of the cars that may hit the roads very soon.

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The car will be launched around 2017 to 2019 as a fixed date is still not finalised or revealed by the company. However, Tesla has received around 198,000 orders already.
The car is said to even go from 0 to 60 in less than 6 to 2.8 seconds depending on the model & mode you are driving in. It will also provide a minimum range of 215 miles, thanks to its advanced lithium ion batteries and all-electric power train.

The car is expected to be priced around $35,000 (£24,400) in the US.



General Motors just recently revealed the pre-production model of the Chevrolet Bolt EV and it is said that the car will be available before the end of 2016.

It takes about 9 hours for a full battery charge and has a range of 25 miles per hour of charge, approximately making it go for something over 200 miles on a full charge.

It will cost around $30,000 after tax incentives.



Audi is about to begin the production of its first all-electric SUV at its Brussels plant in 2018.

The new vehicle will be inspired by the company's e-tron Quattro concept and will have quick charging capabilities.

The SUV will have three motors with a range of 310 miles on a single charge.



Porsche unveiled an impressive electric car concept known as the Mission E.

The company said that it would be investing some $1.09 billion in new facilities to begin production of its first all-electric car.

The concept car boasts a range of about 310 mile per charge based on the European testing and is capable of charging about 80% in just 15 minutes.

The car will also be capable of going from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 3.5 seconds.

It's about 10 percent lighter than its rival, the Tesla Model S.



Aston Martin tied up with the Chinese technology firm LeEco in order to develop a production version of its all-electric Aston Martin Rapide E Concept by 2018.

The car is expected to have a range of 200 miles per charge and will be priced around $200,000 to $250,000.

The company will also be collaborating with the electric car start-up Faraday Future, which is also in a partnership with LeEco.



In early January the company revealed another fully electric concept car called the Budd-E.

The 101-kWh battery has a range of 230 miles on a single charge and theoretically the car can go up to 93 mph.

Volkswagen said that it will roll out a total of 20 electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids by 2020.



There would three variants of this car; a hybrid, an EV and a plug-in model as well.

Hyundai's Ioniq EV is expected to become available in some markets by 2017.

The company has not yet revealed details about the car's range, but it is expected to have a range of more than 155 miles per charge.



The French company Citroen's E-Mehari is the production version of the Cactus M Concept.

The car has a range of 124 miles/200 km (city) with a top speed of 68 mph/110km.

It takes 8 hours to 13 hours for a full charge depending on the power source.

So, pretty soon the days of worrying about the ever increasing fuel prices will be left behind and we could all enjoy a much greener environment.


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