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Need To Recharge An Electric Car? Check The Charging Station First 

Need To Recharge An Electric Car? Check The Charging Station First 

One of the liberating benefits to owning an electric car is the ability to plug in and charge up wherever there happens to be a purpose-built charging station, or indeed a standard domestic power outlet. But while most of the electric cars on sale in the U.S. today comply with the J1772 standard of... read more

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1958 Plymouth Fury used in filming the movie 'Christine', photo via Wikimedia Commons

The Father Of 'Christine' Likes His Chevy Volt Electric Car

Who knew? Stephen King, creator of perhaps the most malevolent car ever envisioned--Christine, the homicidal 1958 Plymouth Fury of both novel and movie fame--is an electric... read more May 4, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Why Californians Need A Parking Permit To Charge Electric Cars

No one knows the ins and outs of electric-car usage like the early adopters, especially those who've already taken delivery of a 2011 Nissan Leaf or a 2011 Chevrolet Volt... read more April 22, 2011 by  8


 

Electric-Car Charging Stations Pop Up All Over, Hotels Included

While AllCarsElectric posts are regularly written from at least three countries, occasionally we get to cover electric-car events in our own back yard--specifically, Palo... read more April 18, 2011 by  18


 
25 Most Electric-Vehicle-Ready Cities

Is Your City Ready For Electric Vehicles?

Ford has identified the 25 most electric vehicle (EV) ready cities in the U.S., based on the company’s latest research. The 25 cities are dotted all over the country... read more April 15, 2011 by  5


 
2011 Nissan Leaf plugged into an EVgo quick-charging station, Texas

First Private Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Open In Texas

NRG Energy has opened its first eVgo direct-current electric vehicle charging station in Dallas, Texas, as part of a privately funded 70-station network in the Dallas/Fort... read more April 13, 2011 by  1


 
Delphi wireless charging system for EVs

Siemens Inductive Charging Testing Begins In Berlin With BMW

German electronics company Siemens is set to begin field trials of an inductive charging system, in partnership with BMW. Inductive charging is a popular concept for charging... read more April 11, 2011 by  2


 
Electric-car charging, from NRG Energy

Nissan: Electric Car Goal Only Possible With Governmental Help

President Obama’s goal of 1 million hybrid and electric vehicles on the roads of the U.S. by 2015 may sound like a tall order given the slow sales rollout of plug-in... read more April 8, 2011 by  11


 
2011 Nissan Leaf at quick-charging station

New Zealand's First Free Public Charging Point Installed

Despite New Zealand's clean-and-green image internationally, it's a country which has been trailing behind when it comes to electric vehicles, with almost every all-electric... read more March 29, 2011 by  6


 
Google Maps Offer Charging Stations Information

Need a Place to Charge Your Electric Car? Just Google It

In the connected world of modern electric vehicles your car probably already knows where the nearest charging point is. But what happens if you’re planning a long trip... read more March 10, 2011 by  3


 
Aston Martin designed London Routemaster bus

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... read more February 8, 2011 by  5


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Electric-Car Battery Packs Irresistible To Rampaging Rodents?

Anyone who's stored a car in a rural area has heard stories of the chaos wreaked by nesting squirrels. Engine compartments stuffed with leaves, twigs, nuts, and even entire... read more February 8, 2011 by  7


 
Ecotality Blink Level 2 residential charging station for electric cars

Electric Car Charging Station Gets Smart, Networks With Home

Imagine a future where your electric car could talk to your home and chose the best time to charge itself based on use predictions, electricity costs and home energy demands... read more January 31, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Buyer Beware: 'Fake' Electric Car Charging Stations?

You’ve ordered your electric car and like many, you’ve been put off by the seemingly extortionate quote given to install a level 2 electric charging station at... read more January 31, 2011 by  6


 
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


 

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