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

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 have access to a small selection of genuinely usable electric vehicles, from the Nissan Leaf, through the Chevrolet Volt and... read more

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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


 
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


 
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