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Huge EV Sales Potential in China

Huge EV Sales Potential in China

Why are potential Electric Vehicles (EV sales) numbers in China so electrifying? According to the World Bank’s 2010

UK EV Sales Explode

UK EV Sales Explode

The 3rd Quarter of 2014 EV sales have gone through the roof in the UK to over 5000 plug-in vehicles according to records

Solar Powered EV Has 500 Miles Range

Solar Powered EV Has 500 Miles Range

A team of Dutch students create a family-sized car powered only by electric that has a range of 500 miles. The EV placed

Nissan LEAF Dallas-Fort Worth EV Sales Up 500 Percent

Nissan LEAF Dallas-Fort Worth EV Sales Up 500 Percent

According to a Nissan press release dated September 26, 2013: Dallas-Fort Worth is one of the fastest growing markets in

Nissan Plans Luxury EV Infinity

Nissan Plans Luxury EV Infinity

Rumors have been confirmed that a new electric concept car is currently being developed for Nissan’s Infinity brand.

Solar Impulse Round-The-World EV 1st Flight Test Success

Solar Impulse Round-The-World EV 1st Flight Test Success

Back in 1999 Bertrand Piccard, along with Brian Jones, was the first to set off on a non-stop balloon flight around the

EV News USA

Wrightspeed X1 EV Technology for Cars and Trucks

Wrightspeed X1 EV Technology for Cars and Trucks

Wrightspeed makes electric powertrains for supercars and medium-duty truck fleets, based on the technology used in the X1 the fastest street legal electric car in the world. Wrightspeed: is based in [Continue]

EV Roadside Assistance Available Courtesy of AAA

EV Roadside Assistance Available Courtesy of AAA

The USA’s largest motor club rolled out their roadside assist program to reduce range anxiety of electric vehicle owners back in 2011. AAA’s online triptiks update nightly and depict EV [Continue]

New Tesla SUV Crossover on Display

New Tesla SUV Crossover on Display

Tesla delivered an eXtra surprise when they opened their 42nd Tesla store in the USA by putting their new Model X electric family car on public display. The new retail store and service center is [Continue]

Tesla Announces Model S Battery Upgrade

Tesla Announces Model S Battery Upgrade

Telsa announced that it was going to upgrade all those customers that ordered the 40kwh version of their Model S EV to the 60kwh model, which also upgrades their acceleration performance and gives [Continue]

Brammo Electric Motorcycles Offer 1 Cent Per Mile Fuel Costs

Brammo Electric Motorcycles Offer 1 Cent Per Mile Fuel Costs

1 cent per mile fuel costs—how does that compare to your current ride? Brammo electric motorcycles is now taking online-orders for the Brammp Enertia and the 100 MPH/100 Mile range electric [Continue]

Honda Fit EV Coming to USA

Honda Fit EV Coming to USA

Honda introduces 5-passenger EV at LA Motor Show and will arrive in the USA in 2012 Those attending the LA Motor Show can see the electric concept version of Honda’s popular Fit hatchback.  [Continue]

Smart Electric Vehicles Arrive in USA

Smart Electric Vehicles Arrive in USA

The Smart fortwo electric drive (smart EDs) vehicles look just like its combustion engine counterpart with the same exterior footprint but is fully electric and powered by a 30 kW drive motor and [Continue]

Why USA Electric Cars May Finish Last

Why USA Electric Cars May Finish Last

Why is the USA behind in the global EV adoption race?  Tesla gave the USA a good head start but the rest of the world seems way more keen about electric cars. Many people are scratching their [Continue]

Subaru Electric Cars Tested in New York

Subaru Electric Cars Tested in New York

As part of a U.S. test program, two of the R1e Subaru electric cars will join the New York Power Authority (NYPA) fleet starting in March 2008. The Subaru R1e electric cars might be zero emission [Continue]

Commercial EV News

Fuel Efficiency EV Directed Ramjet Tech Under Development

Fuel Efficiency EV Directed Ramjet Tech Under Development

Directed Ramjet Technology For EVs Under Development Directed Ramjet Technology is a promising new fuel efficiency technology invented by Kenneth Burridge, that is based on advancing and applying Bernoulli’s Principles and aircraft design to new lowspeed (less than the speed of sound 600 MPH or less) aerodynamic applications, which could have major implications for Electric Vehicles and the [Continue]

Electric Car Humor

Candid Camera Funny Electric Car Video

Candid Camera Funny Electric Car Video

See what happens when the first electric car in South Africa shows up at a typical gas station. Nissan really has all the makings of a great Nissan LEAF electric car commercial as some of the expressions of the gas station attendants are classic. This funny electric car [Continue]

Top EV World News

Electric Aircraft Safer Than Fossil Fuel Powered Aircraft?

Electric Aircraft Safer Than Fossil Fuel Powered Aircraft?
EVs are logically safer modes of travel near areas of volcanic ash encounters. Potential aviation danger due to budget cuts have reduced monitoring [Continue]

Nemesis Breaks UK EV Land Speed Record

Nemesis Breaks UK EV Land Speed Record
An all-electric car called The Nemesis, which was an EV conversion of a used Lotus Exige purchased from Ebay, can go from 0 to 100 MPH in 8.5 [Continue]

Australian Petrol Prices Hit 3 Year High

Australian Petrol Prices Hit 3 Year High
According to RACQ (Royal Auto Club Queensland) as of October 6th 2011 65% of service stations were selling unleaded fuel a $5.65 USD per gallon or [Continue]

Solar Powered Yacht Regularly Breaks World Records

Solar Powered Yacht Regularly Breaks World Records
PlanetSolar’s Turanor makes a habit of breaking world records and continues to do so by adding to longest distance ever covered by a solar [Continue]

German Electric Car Range Record 280 Miles Per Charge

German Electric Car Range Record 280 Miles Per Charge
DBM Energy, says their new Kolibri battery lithium-polymer technology is lighter and more efficient than lithium-ion batteries. The company has put [Continue]

Chevy Volt Comes to Canada

Chevy Volt Comes to Canada
GM Canada is now taking orders for the Chevy Volt. Customers in seven major markets that place their orders now can expect delivery in the third [Continue]

Gasoline Prices Compared by Country

Gasoline Prices Compared by Country
The actual price of fuel paid at the pump for American consumers is actually hidden. As all US taxpayers (if they drive or not) continue to pay [Continue]

Better Days are Coming for Aussie EV Drivers

Better Days are Coming for Aussie EV Drivers
National Australian average unleaded and diesel fuel prices hit a 30 month high right before the long Easter-Anzac day holidays. Easter drivers are [Continue]

More Hybrid Car Rentals Offered

More Hybrid Car Rentals Offered
Oribitz has an search option that allows for a green car rental and they are available in the following states: Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, [Continue]

Record High Auto Fuel Prices in London and Scotland Deja vu

Record High Auto Fuel Prices in London and Scotland Deja vu
The fuel price at the pumps for unleaded fuel in London have hit an average of $7.18 a gallon (122.14 pence a litre) for gas and in Scotland diesel [Continue]

EV Community

Watch “Who Killed the Electric Car” (Full Video online)

Watch “Who Killed the Electric Car” (Full Video online)

“Who Killed the Electric Car?” when it was first released in 2006 may have seemed like a entertaining informative documentary to some [Continue]

Revenge of the Electric Car to be Released

Revenge of the Electric Car to be Released

The much anticipated film the “Revenge of the Electric Car” will soon make it’s way out of the film festival circuit and will start [Continue]

EV politics

Internal Combustion (Book by Edwin Black)

Internal Combustion (Book by Edwin Black)

Edwin Black published his book called “Internal Combustion” back in 2006, which later was used as source material in the Documentary Film [Continue]

EV Politics Electric Cars No Longer Emission Free?

EV Politics Electric Cars No Longer Emission Free?

The EPA will not be allowing Electric Cars to claim that they have zero-emissions after 2016. As part of the new CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel [Continue]

Electrification Coalition Seeks Mass EV Adoption

Electrification Coalition Seeks Mass EV Adoption

The Electrification Coalition is a nonpartisan, Washington-based not-for-profit group of business leaders committed to promoting policies and actions [Continue]

EV Politics 125,000 Support Tesla Direct Sales

EV Politics 125,000 Support Tesla Direct Sales

Over one hundred thousand fans of Tesla Motors direct sales sign an online petition to easily clear the signature threshold goal comfortably ahead of [Continue]

Electric Car Facts

Why Did EV Range Stall for Two Decades?

Why Did EV Range Stall for Two Decades?

Almost 20 years ago EVs in 1996 were going farther than many of todays EVs using Nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) rechargeable batteries. The Solectra [Continue]

Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Smart ED FAQs

Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Smart ED FAQs

Typical Questions and Answers about the Smart Fortwo electric drive. Q: The Smart ED has been around for awhile now right? A: The unique EV is [Continue]

EV Panel Discussion with Bill Bye Chris Paine Chelsea Sexton

EV Panel Discussion with Bill Bye Chris Paine Chelsea Sexton

Video of an Electric Vehicle Panel Discussion featuring: Bill Nye, Chris Paine, and Chelsea Sexton at Plug In 2009 at the Long Beach Convention [Continue]

EVs About To Go Mainstream Video Presentation

EVs About To Go Mainstream Video Presentation

Craig Shields addresses the Electric Vehicle Summit, and offers his ideas as they apply to the adoption of EVs. This Webinar is titled [Continue]

Video Games Help Drive EVs from Fantasy to Reality

Video Games Help Drive EVs from Fantasy to Reality

New video games foretell the reign of the internal combustion engine will soon be over? The Gran Turismo 5 race car driving simulator game gives [Continue]

NASA Study Cars Cause Climate Change

NASA Study Cars Cause Climate Change

Study led by Nadine Unger of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City offers a better way to understand what’s [Continue]

Concept Electric Cars

British EV from Morgan Motors the Electric Plus E

British EV from Morgan Motors the Electric Plus E

Morgan Motors showed their Electric Plus E at the 82nd international Motor Show in Geneva and at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2012. The British EV [Continue]

Infiniti Emerg-e Electric Concept Car

Infiniti Emerg-e Electric Concept Car

Infiniti Emerg-e was a electric concept car created by Nissan Motors Infiniti division that was first shown an the 2012 Geneva Motor Show and later [Continue]

Tata Megapixel REEV has 559 Mile Range

Tata Megapixel REEV has 559 Mile Range

Tata Megapixel range extended electric vehicle offers a range of up to 559 miles (900 km) with a single tank of fuel. Tata Motors debuts their new [Continue]

Arcimoto 3 wheel EV Trike

Arcimoto 3 wheel EV Trike

Arcimoto three-wheeled, two-person, fully enclosed electric vehicle produced by a new EV start-up company in Eugene, Oregon USA for the urban [Continue]

Fisker Surf Concept Car Spotted in Europe

Fisker Surf Concept Car Spotted in Europe

The Fisker Surf concept EV will be revealed at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show on Tuesday September 13, 2011. Rumors are that the Fisker Surf will be an [Continue]

Electric Cadillac Concept of Chevy Volt (Converj)

Electric Cadillac Concept of Chevy Volt (Converj)

The Volt Cadillac (aka Converj) was first introduced as a plug-in-hybrid concept car at the 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit [Continue]

BMW i3 All-electric Hatchback Concept

BMW i3 All-electric Hatchback Concept

BMW i3 All-electric Hatchback Concept (aka BMW Megacity concept vehicle) is a preview production model, which will be launched in 2013 and built in [Continue]

Miles Electric Vehicles XS500 EV Sedan

Miles Electric Vehicles XS500 EV Sedan

Miles Electric Vehicles became famous for putting the first all electric Chinese-made street legal low-speed vehicles (LSV) on the road. LSV’s are [Continue]

Kia EV POP Concept

Kia EV POP Concept

Kia’s POP (aka KED-7) 100% electric concept car makes it’s debut at 2010 Paris Motor Show. Kia Motor’s POP is a three passenger [Continue]

Nissan Electric Townpod Concept Car

Nissan Electric Townpod Concept Car

Introduced at the Paris 2010 Auto Show the fully electric BEV Nissan Townpod Concept Car features dual hinged rear doors, suicide side doors and uses [Continue]

Honda Fit EV Concept Car

Honda Fit EV Concept Car

Honda has new EVs and Plug-in Hybrids are on the way. An all-new Honda electric-vehicle concept car will make its world debut November 17, at the [Continue]

GOY EV Another Aussie EV Supercar?

GOY EV Another Aussie EV Supercar?

The Aussies know if you show up late for the party, it’s always best to do it in style with elbows knockin’ and this does appear to be [Continue]

Subaru Shows off Stella Electric Car Concept

Subaru Shows off Stella Electric Car Concept

Subaru, has announced the successful development of its Subaru STELLA concept model, a prototype electric vehicle (EV). Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd [Continue]

Subaru EV Concept G4e Green 4 Earth

Subaru EV Concept G4e Green 4 Earth

Subaru G4e (Green 4 earth) is a four-door electric car undergoing testing and development  by Japanese automaker Subaru. It was originally unveiled [Continue]

Renault Twizy ZE Concept EV

Renault Twizy ZE Concept EV

The 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show was the debut venue for Renault’s tandem two seat Twizy ZE, which is a fully electric zero emission city [Continue]

Nissan Previews New EV Platform

Nissan Previews New EV Platform

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today previewed its electric vehicle (EV) platform on a Tiida-based prototype to demonstrate the superior driving pleasure of [Continue]

GM’s Chevy Volt Concept EV

GM’s Chevy Volt Concept EV

The company that supposedly killed the electric car will give it another go with a new EV 2.0 version that could ease America’s addiction to [Continue]

Audi R8 eTron Electric Concept Rumors

Audi R8 eTron Electric Concept Rumors

The latest rumor doing the rounds is that Audi is going to unveil an electric concept version of the Audi R8 at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2009, that [Continue]

Nissan Mixim EV Concept

Nissan Mixim EV Concept

Until recently electric concept cars have come and gone from auto shows, but few from the major automotive manufacturers have previously had any [Continue]

Pre-Ford Focus Electric Concept Video

Pre-Ford Focus Electric Concept Video

Video of the NY Times taking the electric Ford mule demo unit out for a spin (aka the Ford Focus electric). This Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) [Continue]