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Can London's Mayor Make It The Electric-Car Capital of Europe?

Can London's Mayor Make It The Electric-Car Capital of Europe?

Like most capital cities, London is choked with traffic, fumes and noise. But London's charismatic if disheveled mayor Boris Johnson hopes to change this, with grand plans to encourage to make it easier to run electric vehicles in the city. The key to Johnson's plan is the £17 million ($27.5... read more

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Ecotality Blink Level 2 residential charging station for electric cars

Sprint To Connect Ecotality’s Electric-Car Chargers Nationwide

Electric car charging company Ecotality announced today it has partnered with Sprint to its electric car charging stations. The partnership will make stations searchable on... read more January 15, 2011 by  1

Public Charging Station for electric cars, courtesy Mitsubishi Motors

Washington State Pioneers Electric-Car Scenic Tourism Route

The Pacific Northwest is a remarkably scenic corner of the continental United States. The striking coastal ranges of Washington and Oregon offer dramatic vistas, temperature... read more January 13, 2011 by  4

Public Charging Station for electric cars, courtesy Mitsubishi Motors

Installing Public Electric-Car Chargers Gets Easier In U.K.

"Planning permission" is what the Brits call the process of getting approval to build or change anything. It can involve the U.K.'s equivalent of local zoning boards... read more January 7, 2011 by  2

Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid prototype, tested in November 2010

Smart Grid’s Silver Spring To Unveil Prius Charging Technology

In the latest example of the opportunities created by the rollout of electric vehicles, smart grid networking player Silver Spring Networks announced it will unveil a... read more January 7, 2011 by 

2011 Chevrolet Volt home charging

Five Tips to Save Money on Your Home Electric Car Charge Point

Let’s face it: the end of the holiday season is financially tough. After spending what may seem like a small fortune on gifts for your family and friends the last thing... read more December 29, 2010 by  9

question mark on road: image via Flickr/ milos milosevic

Will Charging Infrastructure Be Speed Bump For Electric Cars?

This year — and next — will be a busy one for arrival of electric cars. The Ford Focus Electric and Coda’s sedan are slated for launch by 2011. The Nissan... read more December 28, 2010 by  2

2011 Chevrolet Volt

And We're Off! Electric Cars Are Here; Now They Need a Charge

It’s official: Electric cars for the mass consumer crowd have arrived. The first all-electric Nissan Leaf was sold last week to a man in California, and more are... read more December 17, 2010 by  2

McDonald's Sign

Want Electrons With That? McDonald's To Charge Electric Cars

As many industry analysts will tell you, the switch to plug-in cars by the general public requires an increased support network of public charging stations. But while... read more December 17, 2010 by  10


Charging Station Incentives Sneak Into Tax Cut Extension Bill

As recently as last week, it became apparent that the current federal 50 percent incentive towards the cost of installing an electric car charging station would expire on the... read more December 15, 2010 by 

Smart Electric Drive at Hertz Global EV rental launch, New York City, December 2010

Hertz To Launch Electric-Car Rentals in NYC, Add Smart To Fleet

As it gears up to offer electric cars in selected rental fleets across the country, Hertz has dribbled out details of how its Global EV program will actually work. Today we... read more December 6, 2010 by 

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Your iPhone Can Charge Wirelessly—How About Your Electric Car?

Psh. Plugs. They’re, like, so 2008. There’s been a surge of attention over the last year towards products that that can charge your smartphone wirelessly, like... read more November 26, 2010 by 

2011 Chevrolet Volt 240V charging station

Zero Emission Solar Charging At Chevrolet Volt Plant [Video]

We've discussed before the issue of how clean electric cars really are when you take into consideration the source of the electricity you use to charge them - they're only as... read more November 24, 2010 by  2

Stuck in traffic, by Flickr user SMercury98

Why Texas May Be A Better Electric-Car State Than California

When power plant heavyweight NRG Energy announced yesterday that it would invest $10 million in the rollout of the nation’s first privately-finance electric vehicle... read more November 23, 2010 by  3

2012 Mitsubishi "i" electric car, powered by MiEV, launch event at 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

2010 LA Auto Show: 2012 Mitsubishi 'i' Electric Minicar

It was the first electric car sold in volume anywhere in the world, starting more than a year ago, and now the 2012 Mitsubishi "i" is officially coming to the U.S. market... read more November 22, 2010 by  2

Portable diesel-powered 440-Volt quick charger for Nissan Leaf electric cars

How Does Nissan Recharge Some Leafs? With A Diesel Generator

We love it when people send us photos. Especially photos of things that manufacturers aren't necessarily keeping front and center for the cameras. The photo here is a "range... read more November 15, 2010 by  4


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