Michael Thwaite

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Time Travel With Thomas Dolby, Musician & Electric-Car Pioneer

Time Travel With Thomas Dolby, Musician & Electric-Car Pioneer

We're all time travelers, really. The thing is that we only move in one direction, and--in real time--very slowly at that. If you fancy the idea of zipping forward in time to see if electric cars really take off, you'll need some kind of Time Machine. Guess what? My favorite English musician...

March 30, 2012
 
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MINI E Meetup: End Of The Line For Electric Car 'Experiment'

Nauna’s Bella Casa Restaurant in Montclair, N.J., was the venue for the final MINI E Northeast Meetup before the cars must be returned. After a two-year run... read more October 10, 2011


 
Filling up the Mini E at the gas station; photo, Michael Thwaite

Hurricane Irene Recap: 2 Electric Cars, No Power? No Problem!

We’re just back from vacation in the U.K., where we witnessed third-hand--through the eyes of the British media--the carnage and horrors that were about to befall the... read more September 6, 2011


 
Taking a Driving Test in a 2009 MIni E

Learning to Drive? An Electric Car Could Be Just The Thing

You're at high school and you want the freedom of being able to drive yourself wherever you want to go, not where others take you. To get that freedom, most teens attend... read more July 1, 2011


 
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


 
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


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5

Ten Reasons Why You’ll Really Enjoy Owning an Electric Car

This month has seen a lot of witty articles about the pros and cons of electric transportation, usually titled ‘Ten reasons why electric cars...’ followed by... read more May 24, 2011


 

 
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