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Decoding Toyota's Electric-Car Disdain: A Role For Fuel Cells

Decoding Toyota's Electric-Car Disdain: A Role For Fuel Cells

While unveiling its fuel-cell vehicle last month–priced to undercut the Tesla Model S ever so slightly–Toyota's Global R&D Chief Mitsuhisa Kato offered some dismissive thoughts on battery-electric vehicles. As quoted in Automotive News, the 39-year veteran of the Toyota Motor... read more

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2014 Chevrolet Volt

2016 Chevy Volt To Get More Efficient, Less Expensive Inverter

General Motors is still hard at work behind the scenes on the next-generation Chevrolet Volt. We won't know full details of the car for some time, but one upgrade it's likely... read more July 14, 2014 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR: $75K Electric Coupe Gets Five-Figure Discounts, Already

Ask anyone interested in the Cadillac ELR to name their biggest bone of contention and they'll say one thing: The price. At a shade under $75,000, it's a good $40,000 more... read more July 10, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid

June Plug-In Car Sales Surprise: Ford Fusion Beats Chevy Volt

We've got used to seeing plug-in car sales inexorably rising over the last few years. Different models sell at different rates of course, but when one or two cars each month... read more July 3, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 REx owned by Tom Moloughney

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car: Likes And Dislikes From An Early Owner

Many of us have experienced the highs and lows that come with getting behind the wheel of a new vehicle for the first time. In some respects, your new vehicle will be much... read more June 24, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Volt

What Improvements Do Owners Want From Next-Gen 2016 Chevrolet Volt?

Ask an electric car owner what improvements they'd like to see in the next generation of the model they own, and nine times out of ten you'll get the same responses. "More... read more June 23, 2014 by 


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

GM Offers Free Fix For 2012-13 Chevrolet Volt Battery Coolant Issue

General Motors is offering to perform free battery-pack inspection and repairs for owners of its range-extended electric Chevrolet Volt, to correct a potential... read more June 21, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet Volt Drivers Pass 500 Million Miles On Electricity

Since its launch in December 2010, owners of the Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric car have steadily racked up miles driven solely on electricity from the grid. They... read more June 18, 2014 by 


 
2014 Nissan Leaf, Bear Mountain, May 2014

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In May: Highest-Ever Leaf Total, First BMW i3 Numbers: FINAL UPDATE

Well, chalk up another first for Nissan: It sold 3,117 Leaf electric cars in the U.S. last month. That's not only its best-ever one-month sales performance, but it's the... read more June 4, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 REx range-extended electric car owned by Tom Moloughney - in dealership showroom

BMW i3 REx Range-Extended Electric: No NJ Sales-Tax Exemption, Costing Owners Extra $3,000-Plus

Electric cars enjoy many incentives, from tax credits and purchase rebates through carpool-lane access, to encourage buyers to give them a try. But the range-extended model... read more May 28, 2014 by 


 
James May

Top Gear's James May To Buy 2014 BMW i3 REx Electric Car

You know Top Gear, right? The UK car show with a trio of presenters who hate fuel-efficient cars, think electric cars are useless and like to scream around airfields in... read more May 26, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 REx range-extended electric car owned by Tom Moloughney - in front of house

2014 BMW i3 REx: Range-Extended Electric Car Drive Report, By Very First Owner

This past Wednesday, May 21, I picked up my shiny new 2014 BMW i3 REx range-extended electric car from JMK BMW in Springfield, New Jersey. The car, in Laurel Grey, was the... read more May 24, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 range-extender EPA window sticker (Image: Tom Moloughney)

2014 BMW i3 REx Window Sticker Revealed, 39 MPG On Gasoline: BREAKING

Yesterday we reported on the delay getting range-extended versions of BMW's 2014 i3 electric car to the market, pending the confirmation and fitment of their EPA-approved... read more May 21, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

2014 BMW i3 REx Range-Extended Electric Car: On Hold At Ports (UPDATED)

The 2014 BMW i3 electric car is now in U.S. dealership, and early examples are eagerly being taken home by drivers--but, so far, only the battery-electric version is on sale... read more May 20, 2014 by 


 
Wrightspeed turbine-electric converted truck

What Is It Like To Drive A Turbine Electric Truck? (Video)

Common advertising practice tends to show you how your life can be made better by a product--easier, perhaps, or more fun, or bringing friends and family closer together. If... read more May 16, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car: Pure Battery Or Range Extender? Pros & Cons

It takes all sorts of people to make the world go around, and the same can be said about electric vehicles. Some customers never want to touch a drop of gasoline again, and... read more May 16, 2014 by 


 
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