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  • Chevy Volt recharging on the street in Cambridge, MA   [photos: John C. Briggs]

    We know electric-car owners will go to extraordinary lengths to plug in and recharge wherever the opportunity presents itself. It may be for just a few minutes--a kilowatt-hour here and there--or it may be overnight. Sometimes even longer. MORE: Electric-Car Drivers Charge Anywhere; Check Out These Photos! Take the photo above, which shows a Chevy Volt driver who ran a cord from the charging port on the left-front fender, through the car's interior (held in place by the windows), up a light pole, over the sidewalk above pedestrian level, then back down into the yard of an adjacent house...

  • Leaked 2012 Toyota Aqua Brochure: (Source: CarScoop)
    Whoops: 2012 Toyota Prius C Compact Hybrid Shown In Brochure Leak

    In the automotive industry, leaks about an upcoming product normally fall into two categories: genuine mess-ups, or a purposeful, pr-driven leak designed to give a new car extra attention. But we the latest leak from Japan -- an entire Toyota Aqua Hybrid sales brochure -- falls squarely in the...

  • 2011 Coda Sedan, final production version
    Oops! Coda Sedan Promo Photos: Next To Charger It Can't Use

    What happens when a publicity photo-shoot goes on the hunt for the perfect image but doesn't notice the devil in the details? Over the weekend, our sister site GreenCarReports was privileged to publish the first-ever official photographs of the production version of the 2011 Coda Sedan. As well as...

  • 2011 Nissan Leaf
    2011 Nissan Leaf: First Drive

    The automotive world is tilting on its axis, and electric cars are about to become reality. Have you bought in, drunk the Kool-Aid? In other words, are you ready to drive a rechargeable car, something as mind-blowingly, reassuringly all-new as the 2011 Nissan Leaf? If you've hung in there through...

  • 2011 Nissan Leaf
    2011 Nissan Leaf: Live Photos

    The 2011 Nissan Leaf is in the final stages of development before it rolls into showrooms late this year. Today, High Gear Media took the Leaf for a first drive around San Jose, California, before the Plug-In 2010 Conference and before a very big announcement from Nissan on future Leaf sales. We're...

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