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What's Inside Chevrolet Volt Battery Pack And Drivetrain? Video Teardown Shows All

What's Inside Chevrolet Volt Battery Pack And Drivetrain? Video Teardown Shows All

There's a childish pleasure in seeing something disassembled to its component parts, whether it's a jigsaw puzzle, Lego set or an entire car. The Chevrolet Volt is new enough that you're unlikely to see too many broken up at scrapyards right now, but crash-damaged ones still give some individuals... read more

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Michael Thwaite tests the BMW i3's Park Distance Control function

Watch The BMW i3 Electric Car Park Itself, As Owner Reacts (Video)

Parking is one of those maneuvers that we all screw up now and then, no matter how experienced we are at driving. And there's nothing worse than having an audience just as... read more June 4, 2014 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class

2014 Mercedes B-Class Electric Car On Sale In Summer From $41,450

Just over a year after its unveiling at the 2013 New York Auto Show, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is getting ready for its U.S. showroom arrival. The compact... read more April 29, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3

BMW Advertises i3 And i8 Electric Cars On Olympics Broadcasts

The Winter Olympic games in Sochi, Russia, are now underway, and official partner BMW is using the games to promote its two plug-in offerings, the i3 and i8. Three different... read more February 8, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray takes on the Tesla Model S at the drag strip

Tesla Model S Drag Races: Noisy Or Very Quiet, Your Choice (Videos)

If you're looking for a car to take drag racing, you might want to consider a Tesla Model S electric sedan. Drag Times posted the video above of a race between a 2013 Tesla... read more January 31, 2014 by 


 
2013 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive NHTSA crash test (Image via crashnet1.com)

2013 Smart Electric Drive: 4 Stars Overall For Crash Safety From NHTSA

The 2013 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive is the latest electric vehicle to have undergone the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's crash test procedures. Following... read more August 15, 2013 by 


 
P-Mob solar electric car (Video screen shot)

Electric Car Prototype Can Run 12 Miles On Solar Power Alone

Due to the very specific processes by which the universe works, it isn't really possible to power a modern electric car via on-board solar panels. Current photovoltaic cells... read more August 14, 2013 by  24


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Gets Five Stars For Crash Safety From NHTSA

The Tesla Model S electric sedan has become the latest car to be awarded a full five star crash test rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. While it's... read more August 8, 2013 by  33


 
Tesla Model S

Buy A House (For $1.3 Million), Get A Tesla Model S (Lease)

Everyone loves a great deal. Just how many times have you bought an extra bottle of soda because it's on a "buy one, get another free" offer? Or shopped 'til you dropped in... read more July 1, 2013 by  11


 
Tesla Motors Supercharger Network In 2015  -  released May 2013

Tesla Maps Out Supercharger Network, Speeds Up Charging

The electric-car maker Tesla Motors [NYSE: TSLA] has announced breathtaking expansion plans for its Supercharger network, detailing where the company plans to install its... read more May 30, 2013 by  8


 
TommyKaira ZZ electric sports car (Image: Wikimedia commons)

TommyKaira Electric Sports Car Light, Fast, Definitely Not A Lotus

The Lotus Elise isn't typical Green Car Reports material, but its aluminum chassis certainly is. The lightweight, strong, bonded structure has gone on to underpin the Tesla... read more May 29, 2013 by 


 
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti  -  a long-term electric-car fan

Garcetti: An EV Fanboy, Now The Mayor-Elect Of Los Angeles

Despite major reductions in air-pollution levels, the Los Angeles basin still has the worst smog problem in the nation. While you might debate over what exactly is the... read more May 28, 2013 by  8


 
Volvo S60 KERS Engineering Prototype

Volvo S60 KERS Hybrid Prototype: Brief First Drive

Can you really improve fuel economy and performance just by taking a production car with a turbocharged 5-cylinder engine and adding Formula 1 race technology? To find out... read more May 17, 2013 by  15


 
Henrik Fisker

As Predicted, Fisker Execs & DoE Get Roasted In House Hearing

Fisker Automotive CEO Tony Posawatz didn't attend yesterday's House committee hearing on the company's loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. He's out desperately seeking... read more April 25, 2013 by  7


 
Citroen test car fitted with Phinergy prototype aluminum-air battery

Phinergy 1000-Mile Aluminum-Air Battery: On The Road In 2017?

It's the sweetest dream of every electric-car fan: a battery that could store enough energy to offer up to 1,000 miles of real-world range. While it's not going to arrive in... read more March 25, 2013 by  43


 
Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrids charging in San Francisco garage [photo: Robert Olson]

Charging Etiquette Fail: Why Electric-Car Owners Resent Plug-In Hybrids

With almost 100,000 plug-in electric cars on U.S. roads now, congestion at charging stations is starting to crop up. And that has brought to light an issue of electric-car... read more March 20, 2013 by  78


 
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