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Forget Range Anxiety, Chevy Volt Owners Have Gas Anxiety

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 meant folks didn’t suffer from range anxiety. Now, almost two years after the Volt launched, charging data by a... read more

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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


 
GE WattStation Publicity Shot

GE Charging Stations: Now You Can Pay With PayPal, SmartPhone

If you drive an electric car, you’ll be familiar with the frustration that occurs when you arrive at a charging station to find you can’t use it because you... read more July 13, 2012 by  11


 
Charging Cable and Socket

Your Guide To Charging Station Rage, And How To Avoid It

A few weeks ago while borrowing a 2012 Ford Focus Electric, Forbes writer Todd Woody experienced what he described as Electric Car Road Rage: fear and anger associated with... read more June 18, 2012 by  19


 
ECOtality Blink charging stations for electric & plug-in cars

Syracuse Non-Profit Replaces Blink Charging Stations, Sues Ecotality

Just as those buying an electric car have a choice of several different models to chose from, there are many different charging stations that individuals, businesses and... read more June 13, 2012 by  9


 
Combined Charging System plug for DC fast charging

New SAE Fast-Charging Standard To Be Shown Next Week

Remember the monstrosity we showed you that'll be your next electric car charging plug? Well, it hasn't disappeared in the intervening months, and eight global automakers are... read more May 3, 2012 by  13


 
Polar Network Charging Stations

Does Public Charging Network Confusion Hurt Electric-Car Use?

Ask most non-electric car drivers why they haven’t even considered an electric car, and the reason they give will undoubtedly involve some form of range anxiety: the... read more April 17, 2012 by  25


 
2012 Mitsubishi i

What Makes A Town Electric Car Friendly? We Find Out

It’s no secret that some parts of the U.S are more electric-car friendly than others, but what makes a certain town a better place to own an electric car than others?... read more February 28, 2012 by  6


 
Charting a new course:  Google maps

Five Ways To Find Places To Refuel Your CNG, E85, Diesel Car

If you choose to run your car on an alternative fuel or electricity, it's not always as easy to find somewhere to refuel or recharge as it might be with a normal gasoline... read more February 16, 2012 by  0


 
Onstar Hopes To Make Charging Chevrolet Volts Greener

OnStar To Help 2012 Chevy Volts Charge When It’s Greenest

One of the biggest criticisms of electric cars is that they only move the pollution from the tailpipe of a car to the smoke stack of a power station. But a new application... read more January 24, 2012 by  0


 
GE WattStation For Sale On Amazon.Com

Electric Car Charging Stations: Now Available At Amazon.com

We’re not sure about you, but doing that last-minute holiday gift shopping can be a real pain, especially if you’re trying to buy something specific like an... read more December 13, 2011 by  2


 
Nissan Direct Current Rapid Charging Station

Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi i Rapid Charging Gets Cheaper Thanks To Nissan

Rapid electric car charging stations for cars like the 2012 Nissan Leaf and 2012 Mitsubishi i may soon become a lot more common in the U.S. thanks to a new rapid charging... read more November 11, 2011 by  5


 
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