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

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 given for this are many and varied: some commentators say plug-in cars are simply too expensive; others say that the lack of... read more

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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

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

2011 Chevrolet Volt charging port

Should Chevy Volt Owners Worry About Charging Fires? Utility Says Yes, Common Sense Says No 

A fire in Mooresille, North Carolina last week involving a 2011 Chevrolet Volt has led Duke Energy to advise its customers against charging the plug-in hybrid at home in case... read more November 8, 2011 by 6

gas pump

Warning: Pumping Gas Can Be Seriously Bad For Your Health

We all know that exhaust fumes do bad things to us and our planet, and that gasoline fumes contain carcinogens, but the biggest risk to your health might come from the gas... read more November 1, 2011 by 2


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