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First Drive Report: 2011 Liberty E-Range Electric Range Rover

First Drive Report: 2011 Liberty E-Range Electric Range Rover

If you’re a regular visitor to this site, you’ll know that we’ve said before that making a good electric car is hard, even for large automakers like Ford, Nissan, Toyota and Chevrolet. As for turning a production gasoline or diesel car into an electric one? It’s a whole... read more

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Stevens Pass Electric Car Charging Point Launch

Want to Take Your Electric Car Skiing? Now You Can (Video)

Forgive us for saying so, but most electric car owners live in urban or suburban areas, using their cars to get themselves and their family to work or school, or perhaps... read more June 7, 2011 by 3


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

850 Miles In A Tesla Roadster In A Weekend: Crossing The Line

Yesterday, we told you about the remarkable 850-mile electric-car road trip planned by David Peilow and Kevin Sharpe, who intended to drive from the tip to the tail of the... read more May 26, 2011 by 6


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

850 Electric Miles, One Weekend: Tesla Test Of UK Charging Network

Why climb a mountain when there are perfectly good helicopters? Why drive to the North Pole when there are scheduled flights? Why drive from the upper tip of the United... read more May 25, 2011 by 4


 
Miata EV conversion

Tesla Fun For THINK Prices? The EV Mazda Miata Conversion

If we said you could own an electric car that offered four-fifths the fun of a 2012 Tesla Roadster 2.5 for less than a fifth the price, you might think we'd been illicitly... read more May 16, 2011 by 4


 
2011 Volkswagen Bulli Concept live photos

Concepts To Make Electric Cars Cool: VW Bulli, Nissan Esflow

The 2011 Geneva Motor Show in March brought a number of new models out of the closet. But for the green car fan, two concepts were the gems of the show: the return of the... read more May 12, 2011 by 0


 
Delta E-4 Eco Prototype

First Drive Report: Delta Motorsport E-4 Electric Coupe

On Monday we showed you the first pictures of the Delta E-4 Electric Coupe, an all-electric sports car designed and built by Delta Motorsport. Now it’s time to bring... read more May 11, 2011 by 3


 

Earth Day: Eager Electric-Car Advocates Meet Unaware Public

Three weeks ago, in a suburban park in Roseville, California--just outside the state capital, Sacramento--a community celebration of Earth Day served as a gathering of the... read more May 9, 2011 by 1


 
2010 Jaguar C-X75 Concept live photos

The Fastest, Coolest, Sexiest Supercars Now Come With Plugs

Supercars: sleek, blindingly fast, ultra-expensive objects of lust for 14-year-old boys and sober-suited executives alike. For decades, supercars were powered solely by... read more May 9, 2011 by 0


 
Sign on Vacaville, California, DC fast charger for electric cars, May 2011

What Good Is Fast-Charging For Electric Cars If It's Closed?

Vacaville, California, has the distinction of the very first public Level 3 or DC quick charging station for electric cars to be installed in the United States. It was first... read more May 5, 2011 by 5


 
Elon Musk

Tesla Motors might seek additional funding for third electric car

Tesla Motors, [NSDQ:TSLA] the company behind the Roadster electric vehicle, might look for additional funding from equity sales to help pay for development of its third... read more May 5, 2011 by 16


 
Tesla Branded Kids Clothing

Tesla Morphs into GAP With Branded Clothes for Kids

Here’s a question. Would you put your kids in branded clothes for a $109,000 sports car? If you answered yes, then we think that’s the answer Silicon-Valley... read more April 29, 2011 by 5


 
J1772 Tesla Mobile Connector

The Price of Conformity: Tesla’s $750 J1772 Charge Adaptor

As those who purchased Betamax when everyone else was choosing VHS will tell you, being at the cutting edge of technology is sometimes very, very expensive. The latest... read more April 28, 2011 by 4


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Tesla V Top Gear: Top Gear’s Track Record With Electric Cars

It’s been two weeks since Californian electric automaker filed papers against the BBC’s Top Gear for libel in relation to a segment the popular entertainment show... read more April 14, 2011 by 2


 
2011 Nissan Leaf plugged into an EVgo quick-charging station, Texas

First Private Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Open In Texas

NRG Energy has opened its first eVgo direct-current electric vehicle charging station in Dallas, Texas, as part of a privately funded 70-station network in the Dallas/Fort... read more April 13, 2011 by 1


 
DBM Energy Audi A2 Electric Car

It’s Official: DBM Energy’s Electric Car Battery Is Real

Remember the controversial 2010 Audi A2 converted by German battery firm DBM Energy? The car hit the headlines last year when it apparently travelled 375 miles on a single... read more April 8, 2011 by 21


 

 
 

 
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