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Hey, Media: Electric Cars Aren't Hybrids, The Difference Matters

Hey, Media: Electric Cars Aren't Hybrids, The Difference Matters

It all started with an article by Edmunds that boiled down to "owners of green cars are trading them in for SUVs in record numbers." That may be true--and it has since been widely covered and recirculated by many other sites--but the auto-data giant neglected a crucial point that it really ought to... read more

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2015 Nissan Leaf

How To Quit Smoking: Buy An Electric Car?

Electric cars are good for the environment, but could they also benefit the health of the people who drive them? There's now a small amount of anecdotal evidence that buying... read more December 5, 2014 by 


 
National Drive Electric Week 2014: Boston. Photo by John C. Briggs.

National Drive Electric Week: 150 Cities, 90,000 People, Electric Cars All Over

This past week, thousands of people came out to learn about, experience, and extoll the virtues of the electric car. They were participating in National Drive Electric... read more September 25, 2014 by 


 
Record-breaking electric-car parade in Cupertino, California. Photo courtesy of Plug In America.

New Guinness World Record: 507 Electric Cars In One Place

Start those patriotic cheers, because the U.S. can now claim the record for most electric cars in one place. A judge from the Guinness Book of World Records certified on... read more September 22, 2014 by 


 
National Plug-In Day, Oct 2011

Drive Electric Week, Starting Next Monday, Set To Break Records

As an example of how far the reach of electric vehicles has grown, you need to look little further than the growth of National Drive Electric Week. Now in its fourth year... read more September 8, 2014 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S in old-growth forest, Bella Coola Valley, Canada [photo: owner Vincent Argiro]

NJ Bill To Permit Direct Sales By Electric-Car Maker Tesla To Be Heard Tomorrow

The guerilla warfare between auto dealers and Tesla Motors continues, with the latest skirmish happening tomorrow in New Jersey. Perhaps war analogies are overstating the... read more June 4, 2014 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

Battery Life In Tesla Roadster Is Likely Better Than Predicted

Battery life is the subject of lingering doubt for many electric vehicle owners, but doom and gloom degradation projections don't always come true. Not for the Tesla Roadster... read more July 16, 2013 by  6


 
2013 Nissan Leaf

Conquering Electric-Car Range Anxiety: A Complete Guide

Range Anxiety. Two very familiar words, but their coming together is more recent. It's the fear of running out of electricity in an electric car, compounded by typically... read more April 4, 2013 by  21


 
National Plug-In Day, Oct 2011

National Plug-In Day To Promote Electric Cars: This Sunday!

What are you doing this Sunday? If you're an electric-car advocate or fan, you probably already know that Sunday is the second annual National Plug-In Day. And if you're... read more September 17, 2012 by  4


 
Polar Network Charging Stations

Eager To Learn About Electric-Car Charging Stations? Webinar On Thu Explains It All For You

Are you mulling the purchase of an electric car? Or maybe wondering about wiring in your garage, and whether it would handle a plug-in car charging station? Do we have a... read more May 21, 2012 by  0


 
Electric-car charging network cards, photo by Rachel Blackman, Seattle

Reliability Of Electric-Car Charging Networks Varies Wildly, Study Says

Remember the early days of mobile phones, when lots of small carriers competed and roaming was just a far-distant dream? Welcome to the wild world of electric-car charging... read more May 14, 2012 by  14


 
2002 Toyota RAV4 EV on eBay. Image: Plug In America

2002 Toyota RAV4 EV: Enduringly Popular Electric Car On eBay

Some cars take time to squeeze their way into your affections. Others are pretty much perfect the first time around, with appeal that endures for many years. The original... read more April 12, 2012 by  4


 
Stevens Pass Electric Car Charging Point Launch

Plug In America Announces Online Electric Car Advocacy Seminar

If you’re already drive a plug-in hybrid or electric car then the chances are you’ve spent at least some time standing in a parking lot somewhere answering... read more January 5, 2012 by  0


 

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