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Plug-In Electric Cars: How To Buy A Second Charging Cable

Plug-In Electric Cars: How To Buy A Second Charging Cable

If you own a plug-in electric car, what's the best (and cheapest) way to get a second charging cable to supplement the one that came with your vehicle? Turns out there are several options--as electric-car owners and advocates suggested when we asked the question. MUST SEE: Decoding Toyota's... read more

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TurboCord Dual 120V and 240V adapter

New TurboCord Electric-Car Charging Cord Can Use 120 Or 240 Volts

Electric car owners may not have to get their hands dirty at gas stations, but they do have to carry around an extra essential item not found in their internal combustion... read more February 3, 2014 by 

Chevy Volt recharging on the street in Cambridge, MA   [photos: John C. Briggs]

Electric-Car Drivers Charge Anywhere; Check Out These Photos!

Plugging in your electric car to recharge the battery is simple if you have your own garage, carport, or driveway. If you park on the street, it's a little harder; there just... read more September 6, 2013 by 

2012 Tesla Model S Charging Connector

Tesla's 2012 Model S Charging Equipment. Redesign For Redesign's Sake?

Last weekend, Tesla released more details about its up-coming 2012 Model S all-electric luxury sedan at an exclusive reservation-holder and media Model S event in Fremont... read more October 4, 2011 by  14

Home-made J-1772 adaptor for Tesla Roadster charging cord, built and used by Michael Thwaite

European Carmakers Propose Single Electric-Car Charging Plug

Within a few years, it may be possible to drive an electric car from northern Germany to the south of Spain after all. Worries over the possibility of incompatible European... read more September 27, 2011 by  5

Plugsurfing website (screenshot)

Security Breach: iPhone App Releases Private Data of Electric Car Owners

For as long as electric cars have been on the roads of the world, people have needed to find a place to plug in. So what happens when a company obtains and publishes details... read more September 6, 2011 by  11

Charging Station Installation Video (screenshot)

Getting An Electric Car Charging Station? Make Your Contractor Watch This (Video)

Here at GreenCarReports we like to cover every aspect of owning and driving an electric car -- from choosing the right model for you through to learning how to get the best... read more August 23, 2011 by  5

2011 Nissan Leaf at quick-charging station

BREAKING: Nissan Leaf To Get Faster Charger 'In a Year Or So'

You just never know what you'll hear at conferences. You might, for instance, hear Nissan America's director of product planning, Mark Perry, casually mention that the Nissan... read more March 4, 2011 by  7

Ford Focus Electric - Refueling Area

2012 Ford Focus Electric: 120-Volt Charging 'Convenience Cord'

Electric cars need to be recharged, obviously. How car companies choose to provide the all-new equipment to do that varies significantly among makers. For its upcoming 2012... read more October 7, 2010 by  5


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