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Lead Batteries Likely To Be With Us A Long, Long Time: European Study

Lead Batteries Likely To Be With Us A Long, Long Time: European Study

Lead is terrible stuff: damaging to humans in even small quantities, and persistent if it's improperly disposed of. Nonetheless, it's a central element of technology that has enabled a century of automobiles to be started via ignition keys rather than hand cranks--which occasionally broke the arms...

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2012 Tesla Model S body-in-white

How To Boost Efficiency: Lighter Cars That Carry More People

Efficiency is a many-splendored thing, and cutting vehicle weight has multiple beneficial effects. A lighter car requires less energy to move, meaning engine output can be... read more December 22, 2014 by 


 
Disassembled Nissan Leaf components on a pegboard.

Nissan Leaf Electric Car Disembowled, Displayed On Pegboard (Video)

Have you ever wondered what a Nissan Leaf electric car looks like when you peel away the bodywork, seats, and virtually everything beside the powertrain? Thanks to one... read more December 22, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class (GLK250 BlueTEC)

2014-2015 Mercedes Diesel Models Recalled For Possible Oil Leak

Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain 2014 and 2015 BlueTec diesel vehicles to address an issue that could potentially lead to hazardous oil leaks. The recall of 4,871 E 250... read more December 22, 2014 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt testing on snow surface [screen capture from teaser video]

2016 Chevrolet Volt: Another Video Teaser, This One On Snow And Ice

Can the upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Volt manage to propel itself on what looks like an inch or two of snow? Why, yes, actually, it can. In fact, the new Volt appears to behave... read more December 22, 2014 by 


 
2016 Toyota Mirai

Toyota Mirai Test Drive, Tesla Drag Race, Cleaner Electric Cars: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Which promise made by electric-car maker Tesla Motors took 18 months to come to fruition? And what's the 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle really like to drive?... read more December 21, 2014 by 


 
Poly-lab.net Kulan electric vehicle

Kulan Electric Utility Concept: Simple 'Donkey' Vehicle For Parks, Farmers

Naming an electric car after a donkey would normally seem like an odd choice, but this isn't exactly a car. The Kulan gets its name from a donkey native to Central Asia and... read more December 20, 2014 by 


 
Photo of Tesla Model S battery swapping versus 'fastest gas pump in LA' tweeted by Elon Musk

Tesla Battery-Swap Pilot Program To Launch Next Week In California

Tesla Motors will shortly announce that it is launching a pilot program next week to test the long-promised battery-pack swapping technology for its Model S electric sedan... read more December 19, 2014 by 


 
2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas

2016 Toyota Mirai First Drive, Green-Car Tax Breaks, BMW i3 REx Road Trip: Today's Car News

We wrap up the week with a first drive report of the 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car, plus stories on extended green-car tax breaks and a BMW i3 REx electric-car... read more December 19, 2014 by 


 
2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car, Newport Beach, CA, Nov 2014

2016 Toyota Mirai: First Drive Of Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Sedan

The 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car will get a huge amount of promotion and attention from its maker, despite the very low numbers that will be built in its first... read more December 19, 2014 by 


 
MetLife electric-car charging station for employee use - Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Tax Breaks Back For Electric-Car Charging Stations, Natural-Gas Cars, Through End Of Year

It's the end of another Congressional session, which means that a budget extension bill has now been rushed through and is likely to be signed. Called The Tax Increase... read more December 19, 2014 by 


 
National Plug-In Day 2012: San Francisco, with 60 Nissan Leafs in front of the Golden Gate Bridge

California Urged To Stay The Course On Electric Cars, Help Owners Charge Cheaper

Gas prices are falling: Michigan has signs advertising regular at $1.99 per gallon. It's now below $3 a gallon even in California, which continues to be the focal point for... read more December 19, 2014 by 


 
Toyota Motor Corporation president Akio Toyoda, at Tesla stand, 2011 Detroit Auto Show

What Does 'Getting Rid Of Gasoline' Mean? To Toyota, It's Hydrogen

Toyota president Akio Toyoda is on the cover of this week's Bloomberg Businessweek, along with a provocative blurb. It says Toyoda has a dream for his family's company--and... read more December 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 REx range-extended electric car - buyer Tom Moloughney with salesman Manny Antunes

BMW i3 REx: Road-Tripping With 72 Electric Miles, 1.9-Gallon Gas Tank

There are drivers who view the limited range of an electric car as a limitation--and those who view it as a challenge. Only with the latter attitude would one BMW i3 owner... read more December 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Electric Cars Get Cleaner, 2016 Chevy Volt On-Demand Regen, 2015 Audi A3 TDI Driven: Today's Car News

We've got a lot of electric-car news today--including stories on how electric cars have gotten cleaner in the past year and an on-demand regenerative braking feature for the... read more December 18, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi A3 TDI, New York City, Nov 2014

2015 Audi A3 TDI Diesel: Fuel Economy Review

The 2015 Audi A3 is the first all-new version of the compact luxury car since it was launched in the U.S. as a 2006 model. And there are a lot of changes. Most noticeable is... read more December 18, 2014 by 


 
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