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What Good Is Fast-Charging For Electric Cars If It's Closed?

What Good Is Fast-Charging For Electric Cars If It's Closed?

Vacaville, California, has the distinction of the very first public Level 3 or DC quick charging station for electric cars to be installed in the United States. It was first activated in late May 2010, and was used very soon after for a small fleet of Mitsubishi i-MIEV models to make a trip from... read more

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

First Private Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Open In Texas

NRG Energy has opened its first eVgo direct-current electric vehicle charging station in Dallas, Texas, as part of a privately funded 70-station network in the Dallas/Fort... read more April 13, 2011 by 1

DBM Energy Audi A2 Electric Car

It’s Official: DBM Energy’s Electric Car Battery Is Real

Remember the controversial 2010 Audi A2 converted by German battery firm DBM Energy? The car hit the headlines last year when it apparently travelled 375 miles on a single... read more April 8, 2011 by 21

2012 Toyota RAV4 EV Prototype

2012 Toyota RAV4 EV Prototype: First Drive

Just a year ago, seeing the 'RAV4, Powered by Tesla' startup greeting would have been almost unthinkable. Yet last May, Toyota and Tesla inked a deal that took the industry... read more April 7, 2011 by 0

Erik Comas Wins Fifth Monte Carlo Alternative Energy Rally for Tesla

Tesla Electric Roadster Triumphs in Monte Carlo For Second Year Running

There’s something quite fun about winning a competition two years in a row, especially if you’re preoccupied with impending court cases. So when its sexy two seat... read more April 6, 2011 by 3

Tesla versus Top Gear

Top Gear Producer Says Tesla's Libel Suit Is Bogus

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla says BBC TV show Top Gear falsely stated that the Tesla Roadster could only travel 55 miles before needing to recharge, according to Top... read more April 4, 2011 by 1

Tesla versus Top Gear

Tesla Sues Top Gear For Libel Against All-Electric Roadster

About two years ago BBC’s Top Gear aired a test drive of the then relatively new Tesla Roadster. While this was seen as a major boon for Tesla, the light shone on its... read more March 30, 2011 by 23

2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Tesla Triumphs with Ten Million Miles Travelled Since Launch

Ten million miles. That’s the achievement being celebrated by Tesla Motors after its customers have clocked up 10 million miles of low emissions, all-electric driving... read more March 28, 2011 by 1

Aptera 2e production intent vehicle

What Ever Happened To...? 5 Electric Cars We Should Have by Now

Nissan may have got heat recently for its long, drawn out and significantly delayed rollout of the 2011 Nissan Leaf, but it isn’t the only company struggling to fulfil... read more March 11, 2011 by 12

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell

Watch Out, Tesla And Fisker! More Luxury Carmakers Go Electric

Electric cars are getting blinged out. We’ve written before about how major automakers like Nissan, Ford and GM are plowing forth with electric car and hybrid... read more March 1, 2011 by 2

Tesla Model S and Roadster

Tesla Motors Earnings: Losses Rise, So Does Share Price

Silicon Valley startup electric-car maker Tesla Motors released its 2010 earnings report yesterday, and--as you might expect from a startup that has sold only cars for three... read more February 16, 2011 by 3

Milan's Tesla Store Opens up

Tesla Launches New Stores, Pulls Out of Singapore

It’s no secret that the stereotypical Italian sports car is fast, fiery and molto fortissimo. But fans of fast sports cars now have a new sports car to lust after with... read more February 14, 2011 by 1

Getaround car sharing Tesla Roadster Sport

Rent A Tesla For $25/Hour, Just Plan Your Charging Carefully

The all-electric Tesla Roadster is probably the world's best advertisement for electric cars. While crude, cramped, and expensive, its 0-to-60-mph time of 3.9 seconds will... read more January 24, 2011 by 0

2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Photo Gallery: 2011 Tesla Roadster Sport, Ohm-My-God Sports Car

Driving a Tesla Roadster is an unforgettable experience. To be fair, perhaps driving any car with acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds is unforgettable. But... read more January 21, 2011 by 0

Smart ForTwo roadster concept

Smart Goes Topless: Electric Roadster To Appear At Geneva?

Smart's current range, just like its sole product, the ForTwo, is short and sweet. The lineup consists of the Pure and Passion specifications, and convertible versions of... read more January 19, 2011 by 0


Revolutionary or Flop? Li-Ion Struggles With Reservations

Last year Li-Ion Motors were crowned winners of the Progressive Insurance X-Prize Alternative Side-by-Side category with their suitably unusual Wave II electric car. Amidst... read more January 13, 2011 by 2


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