Posts tagged: Shanghai Auto Show
When Chinese-Italian auto designer Icona set out to produce a rolling example of their design muscle they came up with the Vulcano. Judging by the salivating crowds it attracted at the Shanghai Auto Show this month, there’s a good chance the hybrid supercar will see limited production. Although with five models total being considered for development, most of the world's ultra-rich playboys will have to settle for more conventional rides, such as a Ferrari or Lamborghini.
When Detroit Electric first opened shop in 1906, petroleum-powered automobiles were still battling electric cars to become the horse alternative to beat. Before they shut their doors in 1939, the electric pioneers put close to 13,000 pure-electric vehicles on the road. This month they’re ready to pick up where they left off after a 74 year hiatus with the reveal of the SP:01 at the Shanghai Motor Show. Detroit Electric claims their newest model will be the fastest all-electric production car on the market, and they certainly aren’t letting anyone forget about their motor city heritage.