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Karma Reveals 1100 HP Open-Source SC2 Electric Supercar Concept

Such is the state of the electric car industry that a sexy, slinky, and all-electric GT coupe packing 1100 horsepower and capable of rocketing from 0 to 60 MPH | 96 km/h in less than two seconds built by one of the early innovators of electrification barely causes a blip in the automotive press. That’s too bad, because the all-new Karma SC2 Concept GT coupe deserves much, much better.

Solar Cars Are Far From Mainstream. OTOH, Solar-Powered Cars Are Normal, Common, Becoming Popular.

Many of us who are interested in electric vehicles and solar power have probably wondered if this form of clean electricity could be integrated into an EV somehow. In fact, for some years now, there have been a number of solar-powered car races conducted. However, these vehicles, though impressive in their engineering and abilities, do not meet consumer expectations for speed, comfort, safety, passenger capacity, and storage space.

New EV Wireless Charging Guidelines Published

An important new industry guideline for wireless power transfer technology and infrastructure — “SAE TIR J2954 Wireless Power Transfer for Light-Duty Plug-In/ Electric Vehicles and Alignment Methodology” — was recently approved for publication by SAE International, according to reports. The new guideline will reportedly be available on the SAE website … [continued]

Karma Automotive Decides To Buy From BMW

Originally published on EV Obsession. Back in 2013, sporty plug-in hybrid manufacturer Fisker Karma filed bankruptcy and things were not looking good for the brand. It was purchased by self-made Chinese entrepreneur Lu Guanqiu and has since leased a factory in California for 11 years and changed its name to Karma Automotive. As part of … [continued]