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Giving Thanks (In Canada) for Electric-Car Charging On Roads

Giving Thanks (In Canada) for Electric-Car Charging On Roads

Today is Canadian Thanksgiving, though the country's electric vehicle enthusiasts could be forgiven a bit of pessimism. Plug-in car adoption has been slower than expected, and support seems unlikely from a federal government that has reshaped the country from mild, modest milquetoast to combative... read more

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Tesla Model S electric car used as reception desk, Draper University Hero City [via Steve Jurvetson]

Tesla Model S Desk Greets Visitors At Draper University Hero City

The Tesla Model S all-electric luxury sedan is now close to ubiquitous on the streets of Silicon Valley. But you might not expect to see one walking into a building. Or at... read more October 13, 2013 by 


 
GE WattStation Electric Car Charging Station

Personalize Your GE Electric-Car Charging Station? Custom Skins Now Available

If you're going to put an electric-car charging station in your house, why not decorate it to suit your tastes? General Electric WattStation owners will soon be able to do... read more October 12, 2013 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ELR revealed at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

2014 Cadillac ELR Priced At $75,995, In Showrooms By January

Cadillac's first-ever plug-in car will be in showrooms within three months. The 2014 Cadillac ELR compact luxury coupe will go on sale in January, GM's high-end brand says... read more October 11, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S electric sport sedan [photo by owner David Noland]

Life With Tesla Model S: Pushing the Range Limits In 60-kWh Car

In the eight months I've owned my 60-kWh Tesla Model S, I've never had occasion to drive it more than 120 miles, comfortably within the car's EPA-rated 208-mile range. The... read more October 11, 2013 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf at quick-charging station

Nissan Offers $15,000 For New Electric-Car Quick Chargers By Dec 31

With the long-term business model for public charging stations increasingly unclear, at least one carmaker beyond Tesla is boosting its efforts to promote the rollout of... read more October 11, 2013 by 


 
Sun Country Highway 401 corridor map

Electric Cars Can Now Travel From Montreal To Detroit Via Sun Country Charging Stations

Electric-car owners may want to consider a road trip to Canada. Sun Country Highway (SCH) has just opened an extension of its network of charging stations to cover the length... read more October 11, 2013 by 


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model

2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Price Cut By $2,000 To $4,600

Buyers of the 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid will will have a little more cash left in their wallets from now on. Toyota is cutting the price of the plug-in Prius by $2,010... read more October 10, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW i3, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2014 BMW i3 With Range Extender Priced At $46,125, Or $3,850 More

Adding the small range-extending engine to the 2014 BMW i3 battery-electric minicar will increase the price by $3,950, the company announced this evening. The standard 2014... read more October 9, 2013 by 


 
GM EV1 and Tesla Model S electric cars, at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, Oct 2013

GM EV1 & Tesla Model S: Looking At 20 Years Of Electric Cars

Last week, we were struck by a single photo that captured electric cars across two decades. The image, showing a GM EV1 and a Tesla Model S on the Worcester Polytechnic... read more October 9, 2013 by 


 
First 2011 Nissan Leaf delivered to buyer, San Francisco, Dec 2010, photo by Eugene Lee

Three Years With The First Nissan Leaf Electric Car Sold In The U.S.

Can love for an electric car stand the test of time? Olivier Chalouhi was the first person in the U.S. to take delivery of a 2011 Nissan Leaf, way back in December 2010. Now... read more October 8, 2013 by 


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

Is There Any Business Model For Public Electric-Car Charging? Plug-In 2013 Report

Suppose there's no way for businesses to make money on public electric-car charging stations--even with DC quick-charging? Then what? That was one sobering question that came... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S Signature

Owner Of Tesla Model S That Burned Still Loves Car, Will Buy Another

Since a Tesla Model S electric car caught fire in Washington State last week, Tesla Motors [NSDQ;TSLA] has been trying to put out a fire. It's working to contain any... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S

Quick-Charging Two In One: Tesla To Offer $1,000 CHAdeMO Adaptor For Electric Cars

Sometimes, going it alone is tough. While Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] hopes to blanket the country with its own network of Supercharger electric car quick-charging stations... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
2014 Kia Soul  -  First Drive, August 2013

2015 Kia Soul EV To Be Sold In U.S.: First Korean Electric Car

We saw the Kia Soul EV spy shots almost three months ago, and now Kia has officially announced that its first battery-electric car will go on sale in the U.S. next year. It's... read more October 4, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S in flames near Kent, Washington [frame from YouTube video]

First Tesla Model S Fire Caused By Collision With Road Debris

It had to happen sooner or later: a fire in a Tesla Model S. And indeed, as first covered by Jalopnik, Tuesday's fire in one example of the luxury electric sedan outside... read more October 3, 2013 by 


 
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