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

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 EV publicity drives we've seen, but certainly one of the longest. Naturally, they're not the only people to have thought of... read more

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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


 
PG Elektrus electric sports car

After The Tesla Roadster, Can Other Electric Cars Fill The Void?

With the last Tesla Roadsters making their way towards owners in Europe, Asia and Australia, the world of electric cars will soon be lacking a sports car figurehead. Since... read more January 30, 2012 by  12


 
Revenge Of The Electric Car DVD Box

Revenge Of The Electric Car: Available On DVD, From Today

Last year, Chris Paine’s sequel to Who Killed The Electric Car? --Revenge Of The Electric Car -- premiered to a packed audience at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York... read more January 24, 2012 by  4


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Final Edition, photograph copyright Damon Lavrinc / AOL

Tesla Updates Roadster For 2012. There’s Just One Catch...

When the Sexy Tesla Roadster blasted into the automotive world five years ago, we all knew that California-based Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] was only planning to build a few... read more January 11, 2012 by  0


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Final Edition, photograph copyright Damon Lavrinc / AOL

Last Tesla Roadster Built By Lotus, All Eyes Toward Model S

All good things must come to an end, and it's the same with the first modern electric car, the already legendary Tesla Roadster. It's long been known that Lotus Cars would... read more December 27, 2011 by  6


 
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