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When 3 beats 4: Venturi Buckeye Bullet & the 400 MPH Barrier

When 3 beats 4: Venturi Buckeye Bullet & the 400 MPH Barrier

This summer, the International team of the Ohio State University (OSU) Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and the French

Who Will Shock the Crowds at Pikes Peak?

Who Will Shock the Crowds at Pikes Peak?

7 Electric cars will contend for first place at the 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. In an announced field of 74,

2015 KIA Soul EV Wins Driver Choice Award

2015 KIA Soul EV Wins Driver Choice Award

Kia’s crossover Electric Vehicle (EV) the Soul EV was recently named “Best Eco-Friendly Vehicle“ by MotorWeek 34th

Solar Powered Electric Cars Glow in Dark?

Solar Powered Electric Cars Glow in Dark?

Nissan LEAF electric car teams up with inventor Hamish Scott to use their environmentally-friendly, UV powered paint on

BMW i3 Super Bowl Commercial Scores Big?

BMW i3 Super Bowl Commercial Scores Big?

Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel (previous hosts of the Today Show) make light hearted fun during BMW’s new i3 electric

Looking forward to Pikes Peak Race

Looking forward to Pikes Peak Race

Riding like Greased Lightning the Mitsubishi team finished in the money at the 92nd Pikes Peak International hill climb.

Tesla P85D shows mettle at Palm Beach

Tesla P85D shows mettle at Palm Beach

This weekend drag race fans converged at West Palm Beach Speedway and EV fans got to watch a head to head of the Tesla

Tesla Future of the Electric Car Documentary (2012)

Tesla Future of the Electric Car Documentary (2012)

National Geographic presents the story of Tesla and the making of the Tesla Model S as part of their TV series on MEGA

2016 Chevy Volt 2.0 Released

2016 Chevy Volt 2.0 Released

The all new and improved 2016 Chevrolet Volt has just been released at 2015 Detroit Auto Show after only being

Chevy Bolt EV to Zap Tesla?

Chevy Bolt EV to Zap Tesla?

Chevy released a new concept EV called the Bolt at the Detroit Auto Show (January 12th, 2015), that may make it to

Luddite Awards Nominate USA Anti-Tesla States

Luddite Awards Nominate USA Anti-Tesla States

Anti-Tesla States get ridiculed by being nominated for being anti-technology and anti-Tesla As Arizona, Michigan, New

Tesla Offers Free Fuel Forever Australia

Tesla Offers Free Fuel Forever Australia

A new chat from an Australian stadium crowd can now be about never having to pay for petrol again, perhaps: Aussie Aussie

World Record Acceleration Zero to 60 in 1.8 Seconds

World Record Acceleration Zero to 60 in 1.8 Seconds

An electric car sets new land speed world record for accelerating 0 to 60 mph in 1.8 seconds (100km/h in 1.785 seconds) in

Tesla Banned in Michigan

Tesla Banned in Michigan

Michigan Declares War on Tesla Business Model The Governor of Michigan Rick Snyder (Republican) joins four other states

Can Electric Cars Save the World?

Can Electric Cars Save the World?

Electric cars and their drivers are the modern day Superheroes of our times. The early adopters that started driving an EV

3D Print Your Next EV?

3D Print Your Next EV?

The technology now exists to 3D Print an EV in less than two days (less than 45 hours) to be exact. The technology could

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FOX Primetime TV Misleads Public about Tesla EVs

FOX Primetime TV Misleads Public about Tesla EVs

Not mentioned by name but the Tesla Model S recently made a guest appearance on the TV series Backstrom. Another classic example of EV misinformation on the Fox cable network. This time it was an [Continue]

Tesla Direct Sales Legal in New Jersey & Georgia

Tesla Direct Sales Legal in New Jersey & Georgia

Countering previous legal hurdles placed to block direct sales to customers of their award-winning electric cars Telsa Motors was able to win multiple fights for customer choice, free enterprise [Continue]

End of EV Range Anxiety Tweets Elon Musk

End of EV Range Anxiety Tweets Elon Musk

Tesla Model S fleet is about to end range anxiety for their EVs via a simple software update, according to a tweet from Elon Musk early Sunday morning. “Tesla press conf at 9am on Thurs. About to [Continue]

Apple EVs Arriving Soon?

Apple EVs Arriving Soon?

Electric Cars from Apple? It’s not impossible as the world’s richest company which is currently holding around $178 bn USD in cash has been secretly working on an electric people-carrier, [Continue]

2016 Chevy Volt Ad Teaser Says Nothing

2016 Chevy Volt Ad Teaser Says Nothing

When it comes to the new 2016 Chevy Volt advertising perhaps it is a classic tale of “Big Companies Make Big Mistakes” that seems to be repeating yet once again. It is hard to fathom that General [Continue]

2014 Nissan LEAF Sales Record 30,000 Sold in USA

2014 Nissan LEAF Sales Record 30,000 Sold in USA

2014 thanks of the Nissan LEAF will go down in history as the first year that over 30,000 Battery Electric Vehicles of a single model (BEVs) were sold in a single year. The Nissan LEAF has been on a [Continue]

Automobile Dealer Associations Discourage EV Purchases

Automobile Dealer Associations Discourage EV Purchases

Auto Shows sponsored by auto dealers such as the HRADA (Hampton Roads International Auto Show 2015) being held January 9,10,11 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center downplay and discourage electric [Continue]

Why Lower USA Gas Prices are Boring

Why Lower USA Gas Prices are Boring

No matter how much the price of gasoline temporarily drops in the USA it just doesn’t matter since the price to fill up your car can be FREE–that’s right zero money. I know that’s just [Continue]

Nissan Offers Free Fuel in 13 Cities

Nissan Offers Free Fuel in 13 Cities

As of November 14th 2014 there is now a FREE fuel option in Chicago for two years—thanks to Nissan Motors! To be fair those driving a Tesla Model S also have a free fuel option for life in Chicago [Continue]

US Air Force Deploys EVs and V2G Tech

US Air Force Deploys EVs and V2G Tech

US Air Force Tests an EV Fleet and Electric Vehicle-to-Grid technology The US Air Force and the California Energy Commission announced November, 14, 2014 a milestone in their Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) [Continue]

Tesla Test-Drive Illegal in Iowa

Tesla Test-Drive Illegal in Iowa

If you live in Iowa it looks like you won’t be taking out Motor Trend’s, Automobile Magazine’s and EV.com’s car of the year for a test-drive anytime soon. Nor will Iowa citizens be able [Continue]

Arcimoto SRK EV Available Soon

Arcimoto SRK EV Available Soon

The Arcimoto SRK is a three-wheeled, two-person, fully enclosed electric vehicle produced by a new EV start-up company in Eugene, Oregon USA for the urban commuter market. Arcimoto (pronounced [Continue]

Official $7500 Federal Electric Car Tax Credit List

Official $7500 Federal Electric Car Tax Credit List

List of Qualified $7500 Federal Tax Credit Electric Vehicles The US government’s official list of Electric Vehicles that qualify for a $7500 Federal Tax Credit. The credit amount varies based on [Continue]

Kia Soul EV Price and MPGe

Kia Soul EV Price and MPGe

Numbers worth celebrating for the Kia Soul EV: $249/month lease and 120 MPGe City. Kia’s electric version of their popular hatchback will be their first electric car and will go on sale in the [Continue]

EPA Electric Car MPGe Compared

EPA Electric Car MPGe Compared

The EPA MPGe Rankings are based on combined city and highway fuel economy estimates (weighted by 55% city and 45% highway). How some of the other Electric Cars MPGe compare according to the EPA: 2015 [Continue]

100000 Electric Cars Sold in California

100000 Electric Cars Sold in California

The LA Times reported on Sept 9th, 2014 that California not only leads the USA in electric car purchases but also announces that a buyer in California just purchased the 100,000th plug-in electric [Continue]

8 USA States Sign ZEV Agreement for 3.3 Million EVs

8 USA States Sign ZEV Agreement for 3.3 Million EVs

On October 24th 2013 Governors from eight states (California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont) announced plans to put 3.3 million zero emission [Continue]

Woman Builds Worlds Fastest Electric Motorcycle

Woman Builds Worlds Fastest Electric Motorcycle

Eva Hakansson becomes the fastest woman on two wheels by beating the world record for motorcycle speed, using a electric vehicle (EV) she built in her garage. Eva a 33 year old Swedish born [Continue]

Nissan LEAF Free EV Charging in Los Angeles

Nissan LEAF Free EV Charging in Los Angeles

Nissan announced expanding their free charging for new Nissan LEAF EV buyers to include those living in Los Angeles, California starting July 1, 2014. Nissans “No Charge to Charge” promotion [Continue]

Tesla Model 3 to Arrive in 2017

Tesla Model 3 to Arrive in 2017

The Tesla Model 3 (aka Tesla Mode E) the relatively inexpensive EV for everyone, which should cost about thirty something thousand to be released sometime in 2017 according to Tesla [Continue]

EV World News

German Chancellor Backs More Incentives for a Million EVs

German Chancellor Backs More Incentives for a Million EVs

Back in 2011 when Chancellor Merkel announced her plan for Germany to have a million EVs on the road by 2020, she thought the goal could be [Continue]
More French EVs Wanted—Diesel Fuel was a Mistake

More French EVs Wanted—Diesel Fuel was a Mistake

France to gradually phase out diesel fuel for passenger cars in favor of non-polluting vehicles (such as Electric Vehicles) says Prime Minister [Continue]
Twizy EV Ice Racing Takes Drifting to New Levels

Twizy EV Ice Racing Takes Drifting to New Levels

EV Ice Racing takes the sport of drifting to a whole new level, once ski resort goers have had their fill going up and down the mountainside all day, [Continue]
Happy Country Wants Only Electric Cars

Happy Country Wants Only Electric Cars

Bhutan to attempts to be first zero emission nation—bans the sale of fossil fuel powered cars, allows only electric cars to be sold. The landlocked [Continue]
Star Trek Helps Launch German EVs

Star Trek Helps Launch German EVs

William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy help launch German made electric cars via their famous roles as Captain Kirk and Spock. Gene Roddenberry the [Continue]
Australian EV Beats Tesla Model S

Australian EV Beats Tesla Model S

Australian students have created a two seat 4 wheel electric vehicle called “Sunswift Eve” that go faster and farther than the Testa model S on a [Continue]
Formula E Race Cars Not So Silent

Formula E Race Cars Not So Silent

The Electric Grand Prix is making noise in more ways than one with some racing purists (aka petroheads, petrolheads and piston heads) saying that it [Continue]
New BMW EVs Will Be Seen at Sochi

New BMW EVs Will Be Seen at Sochi

BMW showcases their new i3 and i8 electric cars during the commercial breaks of the Winter Olympic Games TV coverage with new EV ads. The first [Continue]
AvtoVAZ  Ellada (Russian EV)

AvtoVAZ Ellada (Russian EV)

The Ellada EV is a full-size Russian made electric car powered by lithium-ion batteries. AvtoVAZ developed and assembled their first electric Ellada [Continue]
Prime Minister of Japan Rides in Nissan’s Self-driving EV

Prime Minister of Japan Rides in Nissan’s Self-driving EV

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe went for ride with Nissan’s Autonomous Drive test car around the National Diet Front Garden, a public park in [Continue]
EVs Charged by Towing?

EVs Charged by Towing?

A Dutch Nissan LEAF driver accidently discovers “tow-charging” that their EV could be recharged by towing it without a typical power [Continue]
EV Charging Already Bountiful in the Baltic?

EV Charging Already Bountiful in the Baltic?

Estonia has charged ahead and installed the world’s largest and fastest nation-wide EV charging network, while the governments of most places [Continue]
British Electric Race Car Sets EV Land Speed Record

British Electric Race Car Sets EV Land Speed Record

Lord Drayson the Chief Executive of Drayson Racing was driving his companies Lola B12 69/EV vehicle hit when it hit a top speed of 204.2 mph [Continue]
Le Mans to Debut World’s Fastest Electric Racing Car

Le Mans to Debut World’s Fastest Electric Racing Car

Nissan unveiled the ZEOD RC (Zero Emission On Demand Racing Car) at Le Mans said to be the world’s fastest electric racing car (according to [Continue]
Sun-Powered Transworld Trip Completed (EV History)

Sun-Powered Transworld Trip Completed (EV History)

The multi-hulled solar-powered super yacht named Planetsolar completes an around-the-world record-breaking tour and makes EV history. PlanetSolar is [Continue]
Ontario Canada Becoming EV Land of Opportunity?

Ontario Canada Becoming EV Land of Opportunity?

Ontario Canada is the manufacturing home of the new Toyota & Tesla electric RAV4 sport utility vehicle and has received 439 million USD EV [Continue]
Nissan Leaf Wins World Car of the Year and More

Nissan Leaf Wins World Car of the Year and More

The winner for 2011 World Car of the Year was announced at the New York International Auto Show on April 21, 2011. The Nissan LEAF has also [Continue]
World EV Speed Record Set

World EV Speed Record Set

New World Record for Electric Vehicles Speed Set! Electric Buckeye Bullet breaks speed record again (320 MPH) in 2010. Previously in 2009 a team of [Continue]
Bosch GmbH Executive Diesels not EV’s, are the Key to Meeting Americas CAFE Standards

Bosch GmbH Executive Diesels not EV’s, are the Key to Meeting Americas CAFE Standards

And…I have to agree with him.  For the near term. According to Green Car Advisor, on Monday, May 10, Dr. Johannes-Joerg Rueger spoke before [Continue]
EV Range World Record Set by Tesla Roadster

EV Range World Record Set by Tesla Roadster

An American-built Tesla Roadster as part of the Global Green Challenge an electric sports car owned by Simon Hackett (the managing director of [Continue]

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