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2011 Chevy Volt: Official GM Propaganda On Why It's Better

2011 Chevy Volt: Official GM Propaganda On Why It's Better

Forgive us our weariness, please. It's only Thursday, but the barrage of news about the two upcoming electric cars that will go on sale for the 2011 model year is wearing us down. Nonetheless, we have manfully pulled ourselves together to bring you the video at the bottom of this piece, in which... read more

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2011 Fisker Karma plug-in sports sedan at Fisker Santa Monica, July 2010, from WebRidesTV

Fisker Dealer: Karma Plug-In Sedan Deliveries Start March or April

We've written before about the schedule for the 2011 Fisker Karma, which (like many other electric cars) has slipped a bit since the car was first unveiled. Now Fisker's... read more July 16, 2010 by  6


 
2012 Ford Focus Sedan and Hatchback

Ford Announces Battery Supplier For 2012 Focus Electric

Ford doesn't get nearly as many headlines for its upcoming 2012 Focus Electric sedan as other makers may, but the car is still on track to join the 2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011... read more July 16, 2010 by  6


 
Barack Obama

President Obama Backs EV Charge With Volt Battery Factory Visit

Having recently visited Smith Electric Vehiclesin Kansas City, Missouri, president Barack Obama is now on his way to the Compact Power battery plant located in Holland... read more July 15, 2010 by 


 
First 2011 Chevrolet Volt built on production tooling at Detroit Hamtramck plant, March 31, 2010

2011 Chevrolet Volt Battery Pack Warranty: 8 Years, 100K Miles

General Motors announced today that it would offer an 8-year, 100,000-mile warranty on the battery pack, the charger, and the Voltec electric drive components of its upcoming... read more July 14, 2010 by  1


 
Liberty E-Range

Ultimate Green SUV: For $225K, Range Rover Electric Conversion

Ask most consumers to describe an electric car and the chances are they will talk about the Tesla, the 2011 Nissan Leaf, maybe the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. They almost surely... read more July 13, 2010 by  5


 
2011 Coda Sedan prototype - side

Coda's Electric-Vehicle Cost Calculator: What Can You Save?

Have you ever wondered how much money you'd save by switching from a gasoline car to an electric vehicle? If you're not too hot at math (join the club), it can be a confusing... read more July 12, 2010 by  13


 
Tesla Roadster Sport at Boulder, Colorado Dealership

UPDATE: Tesla To Send Toyota 2 Cars Converted To Electric Power

[UPDATE: Tesla spokesman Ricardo Reyes says the original report via Bloomberg that Tesla would develop two separate electric models for Toyota was erroneous, and may have... read more July 12, 2010 by  1


 
Tesla Roadster final assembly, Menlo Park, California, April 2009

Toyota Already Building a Car To Test Tesla's Battery, It Says

One of the many unknowns about Toyota's partnership with Tesla was whether it would result in a jointly produced car. That won't be known for many months yet, but Toyota has... read more July 9, 2010 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell

Yellow Is The New Green As Mercedes Bares All With SLS AMG E-Cell

Remember the bright yellow Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell prototype we wrote about back in June? Equipped with a four-motor, all-wheel-drive system the SLS AMG E-Cell is capable of... read more July 8, 2010 by 


 
Smart ED (electric drive) on the road in the U.K.

One Hundred Smart Electric Drives To Be Used in U.K. Trial

How well do drivers interact with electric vehicles, both driving and charging them? Smart has just launched a trial to answer that question, providing Smart Electric Drive... read more July 6, 2010 by  1


 
screen capture from promotional video for 2010 Coda Sedan electric car, released June 2010

2010 Coda Sedan: Exclusive Video Gives Electric-Car Details

Launching a brand-new car make is a tough task; just ask General Motors (RIP Saturn). But if you're electric-car startup Coda Automotive, you have at least one plus (it's a... read more June 1, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Breaks Ground For Lithium-Ion Battery Plant In U.S.

Nissan has broken ground for the lithium-ion battery plant that will produce the power packs for the Leaf, Nissan’s battery electric vehicle. The production facility is... read more June 1, 2010 by 


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Expanding the Prius Lineup: Minivan, Compact Hatch, or Coupe?

While the all-electric cars being launched as 2011 models--the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt, and Coda Sedan--get lots of attention, their total U.S. sales won't break 100,000... read more May 27, 2010 by  8


 
rendering of 2011 Toyota Prius Alpha people carrier from Japanese magazine

March Debut Expected For New 2012 Toyota Prius Alpha Minivan

Speculation about what models will join an expanded Toyota Prius lineup has run rampant since Toyota confirmed at January's Detroit Auto Show that it would add more body... read more May 27, 2010 by  1


 
Coda Automotive logo

Coda To Build Batteries in the U.S. With Energy Dept. Loan

CODA Automotive, builder of electric cars and batteries, is diversifying its manufacturing operations, which had previously been based mostly in China. The company says it... read more May 25, 2010 by 


 
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