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Park A Regular Car In Electric-Car Space? In WA, It'll Cost Ya: $124

Park A Regular Car In Electric-Car Space? In WA, It'll Cost Ya: $124

They call it being ICEd--the practice of Internal Combustion Engine vehicles parking in spaces set aside for electric cars. It's the bane of many an electric vehicle owner's existance, pulling into their local parking lot to find the only charging spot occupied by some klutz in a regular car. And... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Volt plugged into Coulomb Technologies 240V wall charging unit

Europe Bets Big On Electric Cars, Plans 500K Charging Stations By 2020

The market for electric cars is a dynamic beast, different companies offering different options and usage varying all around the world. As with the U.S, European drivers now... read more January 29, 2013 by  7


 
Combined Charging System plug for DC fast charging

VW, Eaton Show New CCS Electric-Car Charging Station

Volkswagen Group of America and Eaton have together unveiled a new single-port Combined Charging System (CCS). The CCS meets the approved standard for charging from the... read more January 15, 2013 by  23


 
Chargepoint's electric car charging station app

New ChargePoint Mobile App Shows Every U.S. Charging Station

Android and iPhone users can now find any electric vehicle charging station in the country, thanks to a new app from ChargePoint. The ChargePoint EV app doesn't just let... read more December 27, 2012 by  4


 
Delphi wireless charging system for EVs

Wireless Electric Car Charging: Steady Growth Through 2020

Wireless charging is nothing new--but it could be the next widely-used technology in the world of electric cars. That's according to Pike Research, which suggests wireless... read more December 20, 2012 by  3


 
GE WattStation Electric Car Charging Station

Home Depot Now Sells 30 Electric-Car Charging Stations

If you run an electric car, you may well have considered installing a dedicated charging station in your garage or on the side of your home. After all, who wants to wait a... read more November 7, 2012 by  10


 
BMW ActiveE electric car at closed NJ gas station after Hurricane Sandy [photo: Tom Moloughney]

Assessing Sandy: Are Electric Cars A Better Bet In Emergencies?

For many of us, lines at gas stations and homes without power are no more than news, but millions on the U.S. East Coast are still coping with the aftermath of Hurricane... read more November 5, 2012 by  13


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt Charges

Forget Range Anxiety, Chevy Volt Owners Have Gas Anxiety

When General Motors launched the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid back in 2010, it chose to emphasize how it differed from electric cars by highlighting how its gasoline engine... read more October 19, 2012 by  82


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt, Catskill Mountains, Oct 2012

Judge 'Charged' With 'Theft' For Plugging In Chevy Volt Electric Car

For centuries, the role of Judge has carried with it a solemn duty to uphold justice, the law, and to ascertain which facts are true, and which are not. So when a journalist... read more October 15, 2012 by  36


 
Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric cars

More Electric Cars, Not Charging Technology, Key To Mass Adoption

It’s no secret that electric cars sales in the U.S.--and elsewhere in the world--aren’t as high as automakers and electric car advocates would like. The reasons... read more October 5, 2012 by  30


 
Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint

Need An Electric Car Charging Station At Work? Here’s One For Free

If you drive an electric or plug-in car and drive to work every day in it, you’ve probably given the topic of workplace charging stations some thought. Convincing your... read more September 13, 2012 by  4


 
Fast Charging 2011 Nissan Leaf

Quick-Charging Your Electric Car? It Could Be Less Full Than You Think

Chademo-specification DC quick chargers make it possible for owners of electric cars like the Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi i to travel well beyond the range of a single charge... read more September 6, 2012 by  7


 
Loose Change

Forget Smart Cards: This Electric Car Charging Station Is Coin-Operated

Ask any electric car owner to tell you about public charging stations, and they’ll likely show you the wallet full of smart cards and RFID tags. That’s because... read more August 24, 2012 by  4


 
2011 Nissan Leaf SL

GE WattStation Vindicated, Leaf Blamed In Charging Station Woes

It isn’t a good time to be Nissan right now. For a start, its first all-electric car, the 2012 Leaf, is suffering from poor sales. Then there’s the matter of... read more July 30, 2012 by  7


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt 240V charging station

Charge Your Electric Car For Less: Switch Off Unused Appliances

One of the reasons people make the switch from a gasoline car to an electric car is to benefit from the reduced running costs. With some careful planning -- and special time... read more July 19, 2012 by  12


 
2011 Nissan Leaf SL

Nissan, GE, Working To Solve Leaf, WattStation Charging Woes

Plugging an electric car into a charging station might seem like a simple process, but sometimes even the simplest of processes can go wrong. Over the weekend, we heard... read more July 17, 2012 by  5


 
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