Electric plane wins $1.35 million – powered by 450 pounds of lithium-polymer batteries the plane easily flew the 200 mile course at 100mph. According to the video the power pack is capable of around 300 miles on a “charge”.
Pre-order customers got a sneak preview of the new Tesla Model S over the weekend. Launch date is on schedule for mid-2012.
Speaking of Tesla, Toyota has announced an Electric RAV 4 powered by a Tesla battery pack.
Mitsubishi is coming out with their electric car, the ‘i’ in California, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii in November and nationwide by the end of 2012. Looks somewhat like a cross between Honda Fit and a Think Smart car.