Electric vehicles

News

One Big Step for Tesla, One Giant Leap for E.V.’s

Published: 
Fri, 09/28/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Transportation

Berkeley, Calif.

AUTOMAKERS have a favored buzzword for promoting important new models: game-changer.

Excuse me, but the game is not so easily changed.

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For Electric Car Batteries, The Race for a Rapid Charge

Published: 
Sat, 09/08/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Transportation

If stopping for gas took five or six hours, would you rethink that road trip? How about an hour? When it comes to electric vehicles, topping up the “tank” does indeed take a long time, one of the primary barriers to more widespread adoption of EVs. So it is no surprise that there is an aggressive push to improve batteries and charging infrastructure, with a goal of making a stop for a recharge no different than a stop for gas.

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This Summer, Electric Cars Are Merging Into California’s Traffic

Published: 
Sun, 07/01/2012 - 8:01am

IT doesn’t sound as sexy as the 1967 Summer of Love, but for Californians with a passion for plug-ins, the warm months of 2012 are turning into the season of the electric car.