thursday car blogging

They are doing some impressive things with electric motors these days:

“Size for size, we can provide 400% more torque than any type of motor currently available,” says managing director John Bryant. He is now hoping to team up with a sports car manufacturer, such as Lotus or TVR. Theoretically an electric racing car driven by four of the motors - one for each wheel - could hold its own in Formula One.

One MG rumor has crystalized, as TVR has officially made a bid for MG.

The US HTSA has launched an investigation into Priuses stalling at highway speeds, which will probably force a recall.

If you are into car porn, this page of car concepts is for you.