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What Range Anxiety? Daihatsu EV Does 623 Miles On One Charge

What Range Anxiety? Daihatsu EV Does 623 Miles On One Charge

Last October, Simon Hackett and Emilis Prelgauskas set a new distance record for a production battery-powered vehicle: a hugely impressive 313 miles in a 2008 Tesla Roadster. That's around 70 miles more than the EPA's rated range for the world's best -known EV. Unfortunately for them, not even a... read more

August 6, 2010 by  - 18
 
Dentist - Photo by Flickr User WolfieWolf.

Four Out Of Five Dentists Open To Driving Electric Cars (Apparently)

Unless you've been living in a remote shack in the remote wilderness of Northern Alaska you'll be familiar with the television adverts we all suffered in the 80s which... read more July 23, 2010 by  0


 
Toyota RAV4 facelift for the 2010 Geneva Motor Show

BREAKING: The RAV4 EV Is Returning, Tesla, Toyota Confirms

Remember yesterday's article where we spoke about rumbles from the rumor mill at Toyota and Tesla? Industry insiders had told two auto sites that the two companies were... read more July 16, 2010 by  6


 
Rabobank EV charging

Rabobank, SolarCity Switch On Chargers Along Highway 101, CA

California's Highway 1, otherwise known as the Pacific Coast Highway is one of the world's most famous roads and one we should all drive at some point in our lives. Some 400... read more July 15, 2010 by  3


 
Liberty E-Range

Ultimate Green SUV: For $225K, Range Rover Electric Conversion

Ask most consumers to describe an electric car and the chances are they will talk about the Tesla, the 2011 Nissan Leaf, maybe the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. They almost surely... read more July 13, 2010 by  5


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at the wheel of a Tesla Roadster

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk Can't Handle the Truth

Elon Musk, the CEO of electric-car startup Tesla Motors and rocket-launcher SpaceX, should be applauded for the mighty challenges he’s taken on and the powers of persuasion... read more July 12, 2010 by  8


 
CA 'Access OK' Clean Air Vehicle carpool lane sticker

California Yanks Prius Perks: No More Hybrid HOV-Lane Access

You may remember that in California, 85,000 lucky owners of three hybrid vehicles were granted special stickers giving them access to High-Occupancy Vehicle lanes, even with... read more July 8, 2010 by  16


 
Tesla Roadster 2.5

BREAKING: The Tesla Roadster 2.5 Is More Than Just A Few Tweaks

 Tesla have taken cues from the world of software design as it announces the latest set of upgrades to its world-famous Tesla Roadster. But unlike a minor software upgrade... read more July 1, 2010 by  4


 
Tesla Roadster 2.5

2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5: New Looks, Wheels, Seats, Less Noise

Tesla's on a roll, it seems. Two days after its successful public stock offering, the company has released details of the latest updates to its Roadster electric sports... read more July 1, 2010 by  1


 
Alan Salzman of VantagePoint Venture Partners

VantagePoint’s Alan Salzman on Tesla and how VCs should think green

I just sat down with Alan Salzman, CEO of VantagePoint Venture Partners — perhaps better known today as the first venture capital firm to invest in Tesla Motors — to see... read more June 30, 2010 by  1


 
Tesla Model S and Roadster

IPO Or Not, Tesla Won't Survive As Independent, Analysts Say

Quick, name the last automaker to go public before yesterday's Tesla Motors IPO. Stumped? It was Ford Motor Company. The year was 1956. Perhaps buyers of Tesla Motors stock... read more June 30, 2010 by  6


 
Tesla Roadster NYC

Tesla Building Next-Gen Roadster Completely In-House

Today was a big day for Tesla, with the company’s shares finally trading on Nasdaq and investors pouring in more than $226 million into its coffers. As with any major Wall... read more June 29, 2010 by  1


 
Racing Green Endurance electric car, Imperial College, London, June 2010

Drive An Electric Race Car From Alaska to S America? Why Not?

The British have a long history of improbable and unlikely quests. Sometimes they succeed, sometimes they fail. So the attempt by a group of 20-something engineers to boost... read more June 15, 2010 by  9


 
BYD e6 concept

Does BYD’s Ultimate Taxi Roadtest Hold Company’s Future?

What does a pizza delivery teen, a taxi driver and a courier have to do with EVs? Not much right now, but could these and other professional drivers hold the key to truly... read more June 14, 2010 by  6


 
Tesla Motors and Toyota logos

WSJ: No Tesla-Toyota Joint Venture, Yet

They may have struck a deal to transfer control of the old NUMMI manufacturing facility, but as of yet, Toyota and electric-car manufacturer Tesla have no firm deal to... read more June 10, 2010 by  3


 
Screen capture from Driver's Republic drive report of 2009 Tesla Roadster

Friday Favorite: Best 2009 Tesla Roadster Video Review Ever!

We've driven a 2009 Tesla Roadster, contributed to the complete review, and written about the torturous tradeoff between using the stupendous acceleration and maintaining... read more June 4, 2010 by  0


 

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