Tag: electric car


Two major U.S. retail companies began installing electric car charging stations outside stores in two states this month, adding privately financed infrastructure that analysts say will be critical for the growth of the electric vehicle market in the U.S. In Read more…


In the race to save the environment, one of the most important things is reducing greenhouse gas emissions to lessen the global carbon footprint. One of the biggest ways to achieve this is to look for alternative options when it Read more…


Global sales of electric car charging stations was just $69 million in 2010, but analysts predict the EV charging industry to swell to $1.1 billion by 2013 — and even though they won’t have any plug-in vehicles ready until 2012, Read more…


Inspired by LEAF technology, the ESFLOW concept will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2011. The Nissan LEAF made a splash as the most affordable, mass-produced, all-electric car on the market, and now its creators are determined to prove Read more…


Attending an international auto show is akin to putting a kid in a candy store. There is something for everyone. However, the story at the Detroit Auto Show this year is all about the electric car and resurgence of the Read more…


Electric vehicles are set to experience a breakthrough in 2011 due to a £5,000 car grant introduced by the government today, experts predict. Motorists will have a choice of just one subsidised car to buy outright as the project is Read more…


While there is not usually a shortage of electric vehicle news to go around, it isn’t often that there is a truly remarkable story to share. A story that shows what humanity can do with an electric vehicle and pushes Read more…


Of all the renewable energy sources that car manufacturers have been trying to harness to make the latest electric vehicles, the one most people would never think of is probably wind power. The idea of using wind to power a Read more…


Strangely enough Edison had one of the first electric vehicles and Detroit made them until World War II. Then they died until in the 1990s some electric battery driven cars were recreated as something brand new to the marketplace. Then Read more…


Between the recent 2010 Australian International Motor Show and the upcoming 2010 LA Auto Show, electric vehicle enthusiasts are a-flutter with the electric concept cars offered up by two major manufacturers. Nissan, which only recently made headlines by revealing the Read more…


As we reach the end of this year and the beginning of the next, the United States is bracing itself for the impending release of several new, mass produced electric vehicles. With so many models slated to roll out, each Read more…


By imagining the entire body of the car as one giant battery, designers of Sweden’s safest car may have found a way to make EVs lighter and more powerful. Batteries for electric cars are bulky and heavy. Adding batteries in Read more…


How about breaking up a road journey to grab a coffee and recharge the batteries? The car batteries, that is. A new product launch will help assuage the fear that electric cars may not get the driver to the destination, Read more…


Will a sexy $140k electric sports car get us off foreign oil? No, definitely not. However, what Tesla is really building is an electric drive train and electric vehicle platform that they can use to build electric sedans and SUV’s at a much more affordable price point.

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