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Mountain hardware: Testing the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV on a high-country day trip

Mountain hardware: Testing the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV on a high-country day trip

Colorado, which is taking steps to adopt California’s EV mandate, has always had a different wildcard factor affecting road trips: altitude. The state has the highest portions of the Interstate highway system, including routes spanning past 11,000 feet and varying several thousand feet. Even... read more

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2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 could charge faster in Europe, charging network results suggest

Deliveries of the Tesla Model 3 in Europe have just started. So too have some accounts of the most significant difference included in European-market versions of the electric... read more February 11, 2019 by


 
2020 Subaru Legacy teased ahead of 2019 Chicago Auto Show debut

Tesla squeeze, broadband charging, EV education, EPA science: Today's Car News

The British parent of Virgin Media plans to use Virgin's broadband wiring to build public electric-car charging stations. Electric-car charging info site Chargeway sets up... read more February 1, 2019 by


 
Chargeway Beacon  -  Forth electric vehicle showcase, Portland

Chargeway Beacon to help shoppers and dealers navigate past EV charging confusion

Multiple electric vehicles arriving this year promise a driving range of more than 200 miles. While that’s great news, and it’s bound to convince more households... read more February 1, 2019 by


 
Ubitricity electric-car charging cord

Forget light poles, British firm to build chargers from cable boxes

The future of electric-car charging may be down in the trenches. At least British broadband provider Liberty Global hopes so. The company, which owns Virgin Media, plans to... read more February 1, 2019 by


 
Electrify America DC fast chargers

Some of the fastest electric-car chargers were down: Would anyone have noticed yet? (Updated)

UPDATE: As of Tuesday morning Electrify America said that it is "restoring full capacity to its entire network" after the potentially affected charging cables cleared... read more January 29, 2019 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

US has world's second highest electric-car population

The race is on to see which countries can sell the most electric cars in an effort to reduce global warming. As with many things counted in raw numbers, China is far ahead... read more January 29, 2019 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018

Audi e-tron electric SUV buyers can leave the charger installation to Amazon

Given how often automakers expect electric-car drivers to charge at home—80 to 90 percent of the time, by most estimates—it’s surprising that more attention... read more January 11, 2019 by


 
EVgo charging station in Union City, California with resused BMW i3 battery backup

Plug-in hybrids to charge again in Beverly Hills

Banning plug-in hybrids from public chargers is no good. That's the conclusion of a new California law signed in September, which forbids cities from restricting access to... read more December 28, 2018 by


 
Trinity, professional hacker [from The Matrix]

Report: Home electric-car chargers vulnerable to hackers

Connected home chargers can bring a higher level of convenience to the electric-car ownership experience, allowing more flexibility with remote access, charge scheduling... read more December 24, 2018 by


 
Hyundai Motor Group solar charging system

Hyundai and Kia reveal solar roof tech for electric cars—or gasoline ones

As solar cells get more efficient, powerful panels can fit on smaller areas. For those looking to use renewable energy for transportation, that means solar panels can now... read more November 1, 2018 by


 
ECOtality Blink DC fast charger plugged in

Blink charging network joins interoperability push

Beginning in early 2019, all 135,000 users of the Blink charging network will soon be able to use other charging networks as part of their membership, while Blink’s... read more October 30, 2018 by


 
ORNL wireless charging demonstration

Wireless charging could widen efficiency edge over cords, suggests DOE lab

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory last week announced they've managed to transfer 120 kw of power at an efficiency of 97... read more October 26, 2018 by


 
Volvo invests in Freewire

Volvo goes off the grid, invests in mobile-charging experts Freewire

Volvo Cars has announced an investment in Freewire Technologies, a company that emphasizes mobile charging solutions. Freewire earlier this year attracted a $5 million... read more October 25, 2018 by


 
Audi e-tron GT prototype teaser

Report: Audi e-tron GT electric sport coupe will fast-charge in 12 minutes

Audi revealed last month that its e-tron GT, which is described as a “highly dynamic coupe,” will make its debut at the Los Angeles auto show in November... read more October 9, 2018 by


 
Electric vehicle parking by Flickr user aaron_anderer, used under Creative Commons license

Illegal parking in charging spots: The culprit? Electric cars

A whole Hatfields and McCoys culture has grown up around parking in electric-car charging spaces, with electric-car drivers who need juice facing off against conventional... read more September 27, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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