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Could electric vehicles help reduce driver stress?

May 21, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

When I recently misjudged my range driving out of the mountains of North Carolina, I was not exactly calm. But as a driver of two different plug-in vehicles, I can say that the genuinely quiet ride and smooth, linear throttle […]


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Chinese electric car sales up 149%

May 15, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

In much the same way as we’ll soon have to stop reporting renewable energy production records because they’re coming too darned often, I might start having to ration out how often I talk about spikes in electric vehicle sales around […]


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Lime Bike is developing “transit pods” — a new kind of electric vehicle

May 15, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

As cities around the world grapple with the pros and cons of dockless bike share, I’ve been mulling a lot about our old friends at Organic Transit and their pedal-electric ELF hybrid. While it’s true that it could replace a […]


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AAA Survey: 20% of Americans say their next car is likely electric

May 9, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

US sales of plug-in cars were at their highest ever level in March, and more and more people appear to be aware of and interested in cars that don’t need gas. Nevertheless, we have an awful long way to go […]


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Electrify America reveals map of proposed charging stations

May 8, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

As I was charging up on my recent, ill-advised long-distance Nissan Leaf road trip (more on that soon!), I checked in on the news and learned via Electrek that Electrify America had unveiled an impressive looking map of nationwide charging […]


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Buying a Tesla? Don’t Count on That $7,500 Tax Credit

May 2, 2018

Via: Wired

This afternoon, Elon Musk will get on the phone with Tesla’s investors. He will field their questions about Model 3 production numbers, cash flow, the possibility of profitability, maybe even where he sleeps. And perhaps someone will ask him the […]


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Mercedes-Benz’s Plan for Surviving the Auto Revolution

April 30, 2018

Via: Wired

IF YOU’RE THE guy in charge of leading Daimler—you know, the world’s largest luxury carmaker, one of Europe’s most important tech companies, and the inventor of the automobile—into a threatening future, it can’t hurt to have a name that sounds […]


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Target adding electric vehicle charging at 100 stores and 600 parking spots in 20 different states

April 25, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

Earlier this week, we reported that Walmart is adding ultra-fast electric vehicle charging at 100+ stores across the United States. They aren’t the only ones seeking to lure electric vehicle drivers in to shop, eat, drink and hang out while […]


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Could electric car interfaces be designed to promote less driving?

April 12, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

I’ve always been a little skeptical about what’s known as the Jevons paradox—the phenomenon by which gains in efficiency lead to increases in consumption. Yes, it’s true that when it costs less to do something, you might do it a […]


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US plug-in car sales post highest ever month in March

April 5, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

Market watchers and media analysts may be slamming Tesla for missing their 2,500-car-a-week production goals—but they are still churning out plug-in cars at an incredible rate. In doing so, they are almost single-handedly changing what the electric vehicle market looks […]