Electric Cars

Forget Hydrogen: Here They Are, The Two Fuels of The Future

Forget Hydrogen: Here They Are, The Two Fuels of The Future

Forget hydrogen. You can mostly ignore natural gas. Even diesel may not grow much. The two fuels that will largely power us for the next 20, maybe 30, years are already here. They are gasoline (with some ethanol in it), and electricity. That's it. That's all she wrote. First, gasoline Those... read more

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BMW and Brilliance 5-Series plug-in hybrid prototype

BMW 5-Series Plug-In Hybrid Prototype: 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

BMW has taken the wraps off a new plug-in hybrid prototype based on its long-wheelbase 5-Series sedan, which it will be showcasing in just a few weeks at the 2011 Shanghai... read more April 7, 2011 by 0

Lithium-ion battery pack of 2011 Nissan Leaf, showing cells assembled into modules

Battery Advance To Give Electric-Car Charging In Gas Fill-Up Time?

An advance in battery technology could help push past one of the persistent criticisms of electric vehicles: the extended time needed to charge the battery. Researchers at... read more April 6, 2011 by 5

BMW ActiveE Concept charging port

Nanostructure Research: Electric Car Charging In 5 Minutes?

No sooner do I discuss University of Illinois researchers who have created 3D antennas for mobile phones using nanotechnology than another group of researchers at the... read more April 4, 2011 by 10

2011 Chevrolet Volt outside Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant

Chevy Volt Outsells Nissan Leaf Again: March Electric Car Sales

The 2011 Chevy Volt continues to outsell the 2011 Nissan Leaf, but during March, the Japanese battery electric car at last started to move noticeable numbers of cars--almost... read more April 4, 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 Model S workshop - wiring is installed in VIN # 13, a crash-test vehicle

2012 Tesla Model S Prototype Workshop: Photo Gallery

Some of the loudest of the skepticism over Tesla's plans to design and build an all-electric luxury sports sedan have died down after the company showed an all-aluminum... read more April 1, 2011 by 2

2011 Chevrolet Volt drive test, March 2011

VIDEO: Will Electric Cars Like The Chevy Volt Save You Money?

The problem with shooting video is that there's always one thing you forget to say until the camera's gone. Especially if it's low-budget and done on the fly. That's when the... read more March 31, 2011 by 9

2011 Kia Naimo Concept

Kia Reveals Naimo Electric Crossover Concept, Announces Real-World Tests

Kia has taken the wraps off its third electrified concept car in the space of a year (the previous being the Pop and Ray), strongly suggesting that we’re at the start... read more March 31, 2011 by 4

Shell Hydrogen Station in Reykjavik Iceland

Can Urine Rescue Hydrogen-Powered Cars?

It's been a rough couple of years for cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells. As the drums beat louder for electric cars--the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, Nissan's upcoming EV, and... read more March 30, 2011 by 44

2011 Nissan Leaf, Nashville, October 2010

Electric Car Tax for Washington Gets One Step Closer to Law

If you’re a regular reader of AllCarsElectric then you’ll know that electric cars are much cheaper to run than gasoline cars once you’ve actually purchased... read more March 30, 2011 by 15

2011 Audi A5 e-tron quattro hybrid prototype

New A5 e-tron quattro Plug-In Packs Audi’s Latest Hybrid Tech

Audi has taken the wraps off a sophisticated plug-in hybrid prototype that combines a number of leading green car technologies all in a single platform. Utilizing the shell... read more March 30, 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

Assembly of Think City electric cars, Elkhart, Indiana, Jan 2011

Can Think Really Sell Enough $41,000 City Electric Cars In U.S.?

Electric cars are much on the minds of green buyers these days, despite limited supplies of the 2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevrolet Volt. But there's also a second tier of... read more March 29, 2011 by 3

2011 Nissan Leaf at quick-charging station

New Zealand's First Free Public Charging Point Installed

Despite New Zealand's clean-and-green image internationally, it's a country which has been trailing behind when it comes to electric vehicles, with almost every all-electric... read more March 29, 2011 by 6

Eiffel Tower and green cars

Electric Cars To Help 2050 Europe Goal Of Zero-Emissions Cities

When looked at in pure dollars and cents, there are many cases in which electric cars don't yet provide a payback. But other forces will boost their chances of adoption... read more March 25, 2011 by 1



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