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Keeping An Eye On Your Electric Car? You’re Not The Only One

Keeping An Eye On Your Electric Car? You’re Not The Only One

If you drive an electric car, the chances are you’ve experienced at some point the fear that your car will run out of charge before you reach your destination, otherwise known as range anxiety. But what about the fear that the battery pack in your new electric car will suffer rapid... read more

August 28, 2012 by  - 3
 
Rafael de Mestre's round-the-world Tesla [Image: 1e-race.com / @chargelocator on Twitter]

Two Electric Cars, One Planet To Race Around: Who Will Win?

Remember the two French guys in their Mitsubishi i (well, Citroen C-Zero)? Their eight-month, 15,500-mile journey in the tiny electric car is just one of many long-distance... read more July 5, 2012 by  2


 
Tesla Roadster #16 on track at ReFuel EV races

Want To Know What An Electric-Car Only Race Sounds Like?

Visit any major race track on any day of the week and there’s bound to be a cacophony of noise as professional race teams or enthusiastic amateurs drive lap after lap... read more July 3, 2012 by  6


 
Horse Jumps Tesla Roadster

With 2012 Tesla Model S Launched, Tesla Roadster Horses Around

However good the parent, the arrival of a new baby can have the unfortunate effect of making older siblings feel neglected and unloved. We didn’t expect those kind of... read more July 1, 2012 by  1


 
2010 Lexus HS 250h

Green-Car Death List: 2012 Models To Which We Bid Adieu

Every year, some car models pass from our midst, often dying quietly and unnoticed. Here's our list of the green cars that are no longer with us. There were, of course, more... read more May 22, 2012 by  11


 
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

2008-2011 Tesla Roadster: Should You Buy One, And For How Much?

For the past five years or more, the iconic Tesla Roadster has been the poster child for electric cars. Produced between 2008 and 2011, the two-seat Tesla Roadster combines... read more May 18, 2012 by  3


 
2011 Nissan Leaf: One Year Drive Report

How Much Range Does Your Leaf Lose If You Unplug It For 8 Days?

Remember Michael DeGusta, the guy who indadvertedly ‘bricked’ his oh-so-expensive Tesla Roadster after storing it in an almost-empty state for nearly two months?... read more April 10, 2012 by  9


 
Musician Thomas Dolby's 'Time Machine' with Tesla Roadster electric car, March 2012

Time Travel With Thomas Dolby, Musician & Electric-Car Pioneer

We're all time travelers, really. The thing is that we only move in one direction, and--in real time--very slowly at that. If you fancy the idea of zipping forward in time to... read more March 30, 2012 by  2


 
The open road

Your Guide To Long-Distance Electric Car Publicity Drives

You might think that electric vehicles aren't naturally suited to driving long distances just yet, but that hasn't stopped plenty of people giving it a go anyway. Here then... read more March 21, 2012 by  6


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Open Vehicles Community Releases Electric-Car Monitoring App

Buy a Nissan Leaf or a Chevy Volt, and you can use an app on your smartphone to query the car about its state of charge, start or stop charging, and warm or cool the cabin... read more March 1, 2012 by  8


 
2011 NIssan Leaf Battery Warranty Information

Nissan Leaf Battery Warranty: What You MUST Do To Keep It Valid

Yesterday, we covered a story about several Tesla Roadster owners -- and one in particular -- who claim that Tesla caused them to turn their $109,000 cars into very expensive... read more February 23, 2012 by  6


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Is Tesla 'Bricking' Story Just An Angry Owner's Warranty Claim?

And now perhaps it all becomes clear. The Tesla battery 'bricking' post that was today's electric-car news story and generated reams of coverage may simply be an attempt by... read more February 22, 2012 by  97


 
Tesla Roadster 2.5

Tesla Battery 'Bricking': The Real Story Behind The Scare

Late last night, a sensational blog post circulated through Silicon Valley. It claimed that several $100,000-plus Tesla Roadsters were now useless as the result of a... read more February 22, 2012 by  23


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Bricking A Tesla Roadster Battery: Today's Electric Car Meme

Heard of "bricking" yet? No? You will shortly. It's the phenomenon in which the lithium-ion battery pack of an electric car that's left unplugged for a long period goes... read more February 22, 2012 by  12


 
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

After Model X, Tesla To Sell Cheaper Electric; 2015 Roadster To Follow

Tesla is a company charting a very logical path to its future. While some may call the electric-car builder’s plans ambitious, each model is carefully orchestrated to... read more February 13, 2012 by  5


 
Tesla Repairs Roadster Just Before Warranty Expires

Tesla Keeps Roadster Owner Happy, Rebuilds Car Before Warranty Ends

When you buy any new car, it comes with a warranty which guarantees the automaker will replace or fix any defects in the car for a set period of time. Generally, warranty... read more February 7, 2012 by  2


 

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