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60 Minutes Adds Engine Noise to Tesla EV

60 Minutes Adds Engine Noise to Tesla EV

The 60 Minutes News program broadcasts fake engine sound effects for the Tesla Model S during the initial airing of their

EVs Get Boost from Wide Bandgap Semiconductors

EVs Get Boost from Wide Bandgap Semiconductors

Wide Bandgap (WBG) Semiconductors are a proven technology that could eventually become as common place as silicon based

Self-Driving Tesla Concept Car

Self-Driving Tesla Concept Car

Autonomous EV Driving Concept car featuring a Tesla Model S—Rinspeed (Swiss Design and Automotive Think Tank company)

3rd Wave of EVs is Massive!

3rd Wave of EVs is Massive!

The old expression that the third time is the charm springs to mind and as any surfer or those that have applied

EVs Desired 13 Times More in China than USA?

EVs Desired 13 Times More in China than USA?

68% of Chinese vs 5% of Americans wish to purchase EVs according to surveys. A 2010 Nielsen survey indicated up to 68% of

The Big Range Anxiety Reversal

The Big Range Anxiety Reversal

Range Anxiety is now more of an issue for some Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles powered by traditional Fossil

Tesla Owners 1st to Drive Coast to Coast for Free

Tesla Owners 1st to Drive Coast to Coast for Free

With the most recent expansion of the Tesla Supercharger Network owners of the Tesla Model S (a father-daughter team) have

Good EV News Rare Earth Minerals Not So Rare After All

Good EV News Rare Earth Minerals Not So Rare After All

Despite what the name “rare earth” suggests to most people and thanks to a new Japanese discovery some rare earth

EV Sales Double in 2013

EV Sales Double in 2013

2013 was a record sales year for EVs in the USA with over 100,000 more vehicles with electric drives being sold over the

Big Oil Predicts End of Gasoline and Diesel Cars

Big Oil Predicts End of Gasoline and Diesel Cars

Shell says Road Transportation will be 100% Oil Free by 2070 Big Oil finally sees and acknowledges the preverbal writing

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

EV goes 0 to 60 MPH in 2.15 Seconds!

EV goes 0 to 60 MPH in 2.15 Seconds!

A group of Dutch College students from Delft University of Technology (DUT) in the Netherlands break the world record for

Regenerative Shock Absorbers for EVs?

Regenerative Shock Absorbers for EVs?

All vehicles need to have suspension and shocks, so it does make sense to get something out of absorbing all that energy.

Toyota Prius #1 in California and Japan Sales

Toyota Prius #1 in California and Japan Sales

The is the first time in history that an electric car model has outsold all other fossil fuel powered car models in

EV Range to Increase Three to Five Times Says Sumitomo

EV Range to Increase Three to Five Times Says Sumitomo

Sumitomo Electric Industries Japan’s largest producer of wire and cable and that has more than 200 subsidiaries and

Toyota Prius vs Sheep Emission Comparison

Toyota Prius vs Sheep Emission Comparison

Toyota Prius has a sense of humor, but who gets the last laugh? We here at EV.com most certainly enjoyed the now infamous

EV USA News

Ten US EV Friendly ZEV States and Counting

Ten US EV Friendly ZEV States and Counting

The United States of ZEV: Ten US states have adopted Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Mandates with three more adopting a Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) programs. California started the Zero Emission Vehicle [Continue]

US Air Force and DOD Deploy EVs

US Air Force and DOD Deploy EVs

US Air Force Deploys EVs, V2G and EVSE at several military bases in an effort to replace their entire passenger vehicle fleet with Electric Vehicles (EVs). The US military is committed to reducing [Continue]

EVs are Favored More by Younger Americans

EVs are Favored More by Younger Americans

18-24 year olds are twice as likely to buy an EV than 55-64 year olds in the USA according to an internet survey. EV purchase desirability in the USA suggested by a survey conducted by Zpryme [Continue]

Brammo Offers Electric Motorcycle Retail Incentives

Brammo Offers Electric Motorcycle Retail Incentives

Brammo has had our attention ever since producing the first mass market electric motorcycle that had a range over 100 miles and a top speed of over a 100 MPH.  Brammo is making news again for [Continue]

Best Buy Sells EVs and EVSE

Best Buy Sells EVs and EVSE

Best Buy started selling Electric Rides over four years ago in: Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco, Miami, Miami Beach and had plans to add more cities in the future. The electronic giant started [Continue]

Tesla Model S Breaks Safety Testing Equipment

Tesla Model S Breaks Safety Testing Equipment

Is the Tesla Model S the Safest car ever? It would appear so as the EV gets the Highest Safety Rating two years running. After breaking the safety testing equipment the National Highway Traffic [Continue]

Tesla to Make F-150 Style Electric Pick-up Truck

Tesla to Make F-150 Style Electric Pick-up Truck

Elon Musk announced at a Business Insider conference that Tesla was going to make an F-150 style Electric Pick-up Truck, which is currently the best selling vehicle in America. He mentioned that the [Continue]

Telsa Electric Cars Blow Up says Fox News

Telsa Electric Cars Blow Up says Fox News

According to a recent Fox Business News segment there have been a handful of recent reports about Tesla cars catching on fire. Why haven’t we seen any recalls, investigations, or technical [Continue]

Tesla Fire Story as Told by Model S Owner in Tennessee

Tesla Fire Story as Told by Model S Owner in Tennessee

Some news media (FOX News) are making a big deal about Tesla Model S fires just as they did about a Chevy Volt battery that caught fire several days after a safety test a few years ago. What they [Continue]

Tesla Model S Sold Out Until March of Next Year

Tesla Model S Sold Out Until March of Next Year

Tesla’s backlog of orders for the Model S continue well into March of next year despite a 25% increase in production rates over the second quarter. It is always great to be wanted, but how long [Continue]

Free EV Charging for Texan Nissan LEAFs

Free EV Charging for Texan Nissan LEAFs

Nissan and NRG eVgo launche a “No Charge to Charge” campaign for one year to new Nissan LEAF customers that purchase or lease their award-winning EV. Those living in Dallas or Houston, [Continue]

US EPA Rates Nissan LEAF Best in Class

US EPA Rates Nissan LEAF Best in Class

Nissan LEAF gets two Green labels from the US EPA. The USA’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rates the EV from Nissan to be “best” in the midsize vehicle class for fuel [Continue]

Americans Don’t Want EVs?

Americans Don’t Want EVs?

Not unlike most people in the USA I have seen some of the following headlines & quotes from mass media outlets over the last few years: Soft Sales Crimp Outlook for Electric Cars “Many auto [Continue]

Media Sees Tesla Ignores 17 Automobile Fires Per Hour

Media Sees Tesla Ignores 17 Automobile Fires Per Hour

For some reason a few well known names in the  News Media has focused attention on a few incidents of  Tesla Model S fires in Kent Washington, Mexico and the other in Tennessee all of which noone [Continue]

Chevy Volts Sales Not Good?

Chevy Volts Sales Not Good?

I am still hearing and reading almost 9 months into 2013 that Chevy Volt sales and electric cars in general are not good and that’s from fairly large news services such as Bloomberg News, which [Continue]

Lit Motors C-1 Self-Balancing Electric Carcycle

Lit Motors C-1 Self-Balancing Electric Carcycle

Lit Motors’ C-1 is a self-stabilizing, all-electric two-wheeler that combines all the creature comforts and safety of a car with the performance and efficiency of a motorcycle, which should be [Continue]

Nissan LEAF Sales Up by 335%

Nissan LEAF Sales Up by 335%

According to a recent press release from Nissan (August 23, 2013) sales of their lower priced 2013 American built enhanced version of the Nissan LEAF have increased over 335% over last year. The [Continue]

Nissan Builds Largest EV Battery Factory in USA

Nissan Builds Largest EV Battery Factory in USA

In support of producing the Nissan LEAF for the entire North American market, Nissan has built the largest advanced EV battery plant in the USA. This particular lithium-ion automotive battery plant [Continue]

Terrible Toyota RAV4 EV Tease

Terrible Toyota RAV4 EV Tease

Surprising news to many is that the 2013 Toyota Rav4 EVs is available now though most people in the world don’t know it since Toyota doesn’t advertise at all for their ONLY pure electric [Continue]

Fox Reports False Telsa Battery Range Problems

Fox Reports False Telsa Battery Range Problems

On a recent edition of Varney & Company, Fox Business reporter Elizabeth MacDonald claimed that Tesla Motors and Space X founder Elon Musk “has got to fix the Tesla (Model S) [Continue]

EV World News

1200 Electric Buses to Arrive in Chinese City

1200 Electric Buses to Arrive in Chinese City

Dalian —”China’s most livable city” is trying to expand on to that title by becoming the Electric Bus Capital of the world with [Continue]
New BMW EVs Will Be Seen at Sochi

New BMW EVs Will Be Seen at Sochi

BMW showcases their new electric i3 and i8 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]
Russia Declares EVs To Be Import Tax Free

Russia Declares EVs To Be Import Tax Free

Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus eliminate EV Import Duties and make electric cars tax free imports. Andrei Slepnyov the Trade Minister of the Council [Continue]
Chevy Volt Adds to Award List

Chevy Volt Adds to Award List

As long as the Chevy Volt keeps adding to their list of awards–we will continue to keep adding to this article. Not only does the Chevy Volt [Continue]
EVs Get Charged by Towing?

EVs Get 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]
EVs to be Bountiful in the Baltic?

EVs to be 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 Land Speed Record

British Electric Race Car Sets 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]
Australia’s 1st Electric Supercar is Alive and Well

Australia’s 1st Electric Supercar is Alive and Well

Varley Electric Vehicles will unveil their EVR450 an electric super car that showcases Australian electric car technology and posts some impressive [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]
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]
French Mandate EVs and EV Charging Infrastructure

French Mandate EVs and EV Charging Infrastructure

French Government Announces 2.2 Billion USD EV Initiative. Not to be left behind on the global push to “electrify” and kick-start demand for [Continue]

Classified Advert & Article Submission

EV Classified Article and Photo Submission

EV Classified Article and Photo Submission

What makes EV.com so cool in the world of Electric Vehicle websites? Firstly EV.com is independent and does not accept advertising funds directly from any car or truck manufacturer.  EV.com also allocates the majority of our print space to independent freelance writers and [Continue]

EV Trends

Tesla and Technology Threatens the Auto Dealer Franchise Model

Tesla and Technology Threatens the Auto Dealer Franchise Model

100,000 US Citizens rose up to protect their freedom of choice in the form a petition to the White House to allow Tesla Motors (TSLA) an award-winning electric car manufacturer to sell directly to customers instead of being forced to sell through a network of middlemen. See “125,000+ Support Tesla Direct Sales” Special interest groups [Continue]

EV Batteries & Charging

Cambridge Crude Flow Battery to Fuel EVs?

Cambridge Crude Flow Battery to Fuel EVs?

Fox Business News reported (Feb 6th, 2014) that Yet-Ming Chiang (who was one of the founders of A123 Systems) has demonstrated that his new black goo battery juice “triples the volumetric energy of existing battery technology at half the price”. However the short video [Continue]

EV Community & Event News

EDTA 2014 Conference (May 19-21 Indianapolis)

EDTA 2014 Conference (May 19-21 Indianapolis)

This years Electric Drive Transportation Association Conference & Annual meeting will take place on May 19-21, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. [Continue]

Top Ten Video EV FAQs

Top Ten Video EV FAQs

We here at EV.com don’t feel the need to reinvent the wheel and create our own EV FAQ videos after GoElectricDrive.com has put together and [Continue]

Clever EV PSAs Produced by Plug In America

Clever EV PSAs Produced by Plug In America

Plug In America was able to produce a series of seven fairly clever (and funny) low budget Public Service Announcements in support of Electric Cars, [Continue]

Chevy Volt Releases Controversial Anti-EV TV Ad

Chevy Volt Releases Controversial Anti-EV TV Ad

Shame on Chevy For Attacking Pure EVs I guess Chevy has to do something since they don’t have Tesla’s free to use Coast-to-Coast Supercharger [Continue]

NiMH EV Batteries Held Hostage Until 2014

NiMH EV Batteries Held Hostage Until 2014

A nickel-metal hydride cell, abbreviated NiMH, is a type of rechargeable battery similar to the nickel-cadmium cell. A NiMH battery can have two to [Continue]

EV License Plate and Bumper Sticker Collection

EV License Plate and Bumper Sticker Collection

EV License Plate and Bumper Sticker Collection The electric vehicle online license plate collection idea was given to me by the Oregon Electric [Continue]

EVS 27 November 17-20-2013 Barcelona Spain

EVS 27 November 17-20-2013 Barcelona Spain

The 27th International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition The World Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition (EVS) series, organized by [Continue]

San Diego’s Electric Vehicle Day

San Diego’s Electric Vehicle Day

EV Day planned in San Diego to help celebrate National Plug In Day Date: September 28, 2013 Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Liberty Station, 2401 [Continue]

Wanted EV Green Bloggers Journalists!

Wanted EV Green Bloggers Journalists!

EV.com is currently seeking to contact an assortment of Eco-Green friendly: writers, authors, journalists and bloggers willing to contribute content [Continue]

EVVÉ 2013 Conference and Trade Show

EVVÉ 2013 Conference and Trade Show

EVVÉ 2013 (October 21-23rd) is an EV Tradeshow, Conference and Exposition featuring a full technical program involving Canadian and International [Continue]

PLUG-IN 2013 San Diego, CA (Sep 30- Oct 3rd)

PLUG-IN 2013 San Diego, CA (Sep 30- Oct 3rd)

The PLUG-IN 2013 event comes to San Diego and offers four days of opportunity to network with EV industry stakeholders, discussing real data and [Continue]

Advanced Energy Technology Congress San Diego CA November 12-15, 2013

Advanced Energy Technology Congress San Diego CA November 12-15, 2013

Advanced Energy Technology Congress Event Featuring Lithium Battery Power, Battery Safety and Next Generation Batteries on November 12-15, 2013 will [Continue]

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Sept 17-19, 2013 Detroit

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Sept 17-19, 2013 Detroit

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo will be co-located with The Battery Show. Sponsored by Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology [Continue]

The Battery Show 2013 (Sep 17-19) Novi Michigan

The Battery Show 2013 (Sep 17-19) Novi Michigan

The Battery Show 2013 is America’s largest (over 300 exhibiters) free-to-attend exhibition for advanced batteries. The very latest battery [Continue]

Historic EV Races X1 EV vs Porsche-Ferrari-Lamborghini

Historic EV Races X1 EV vs Porsche-Ferrari-Lamborghini

How long have EVs been racing & beating fossil fuel engine cars? Interesting EV Fact: The X1 was the fastest street legal EV car in the world in [Continue]

Nissan Kid Friendly EV Website

Nissan Kid Friendly EV Website

Nissan attempts to educate kids about electric vehicles and being eco-friendly via their “official” Zero-emission website using their [Continue]

EV.com Reviews

The Electric Car Revolution Documentary Review

The Electric Car Revolution Documentary Review

This EV documentary produced by Renault takes viewers on a history of the electric car from the first sparks to the present day EV revolution, which [Continue]

JOLT! Impending Dominance of the Electric Car (Book Review)

JOLT! Impending Dominance of the Electric Car (Book Review)

EV Book Review: JOLT! sheds light on what the Electric Car can do for the USA and the rest of the world. James Billmaier explains how EVs are a [Continue]

Two Cents per Mile Will President Obama Make it Happen?

Two Cents per Mile Will President Obama Make it Happen?

EV.com Book Review: “Two Cents per Mile: Will President Obama Make it Happen WITH THE STROKE OF A PEN?” by Nevres Cefo According to the [Continue]

EVs Everywhere

PlanetSolar Breaks Atlantic Speed Record and More

PlanetSolar Breaks Atlantic Speed Record and More

22 days to cross the Atlantic and also completes Gulf Stream Climate Testing along the way. PlanetSolar after recently having sailed completely [Continue]

Worlds Fastest and Largest EV is Solar Powered

Worlds Fastest and Largest EV is Solar Powered

Solar energy Technology has been deployed to power the worlds largest and fastest Electric Vehicle in the world, the International Space Station [Continue]

Perpetual EV Flight a Proven Reality

Perpetual EV Flight a Proven Reality

When the four-engine Solar Impulse touched down at the Payerne airport in Switzerland at 9 am on the 8th of July 2010 not only had it completed a 26 [Continue]

Largest EV Boat in the World Launched

Largest EV Boat in the World Launched

PlanetSolar’s Türanor trimaran, the world’s largest oceangoing EV plans to circumnavigate the globe using only solar power. PlanetSolar’s [Continue]

EV Marketplace

2010 Tesla Roadster For Sale (Florida)

2010 Tesla Roadster For Sale (Florida)

The All-Electric 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport. Have you been dreaming of owning an all electric Tesla Roadster, one of the only fully electric sports [Continue]

2012 Nissan LEAF for Sale (Virginia)

2012 Nissan LEAF for Sale (Virginia)

Auto Dealer in Chesapeake, Virginia selling a Red 2012 Nissan LEAF with 22,000 miles for $19,000. Year: 2012 Make: Nissan Model: LEAF 4dr HB SV [Continue]

2013 Ford Focus Electric for Sale (Washington DC)

2013 Ford Focus Electric for Sale (Washington DC)

2013 Ford Focus Electric For Sale Gallery in Alexandria, Virginia (Washington D.C.) White exterior with 10 miles on the odometer for $37,995. Year: [Continue]

2012 Chevy Volt For Sale (Chicago)

2012 Chevy Volt For Sale (Chicago)

Black exterior, Light Neutral Perforated Leather interior with Dark Accents, Premium BOSE Audio System, NAVIGATION, Voltec Electric Drive, 1.4L Range [Continue]

2013 Tesla Model S Performance for Sale Houston Texas

2013 Tesla Model S Performance for Sale Houston Texas

Houston Auto Dealer selling a Tesla Model S P85-Plus Tech Package, with 705 miles Details: Price: $109,995 VIN: 5YJSA1CP6DFP21886 Location: Houston [Continue]

2012 Tesla Model S For Sale

2012 Tesla Model S For Sale

Exotic Motors of Chicago is selling a 2012 Tesla Model S Signature Performance electric car with Tech package. $91,900 VIN: 5YJSA1DP4CFS00095 Stock [Continue]

Nissan LEAF for Sale (Walnut Creek California)

Nissan LEAF for Sale (Walnut Creek California)

Low milage EV for sale by Dealer near San Francisco California $18,989 2012 SL Used FWD Hatchback LCD is being sold by a dealer (Mercedes-Benz of [Continue]

Chevy Volt Virtual Tours and Test Drives via X Box

Chevy Volt Virtual Tours and Test Drives via X Box

Virtual Chevy Volt Tours & Test drives can be experienced using Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect technology, taking gamers and product placement [Continue]

Vintage EV for Sale by Owner 1977 Endura

Vintage EV for Sale by Owner 1977 Endura

Vintage electric vehicle (EV) for sale by owner– 1977 Endura by owner. It is needing to be restored to its former glory. Would be a perfect college [Continue]

2013 Tesla Model S For Sale by Florida Owner

2013 Tesla Model S For Sale by Florida Owner

Miami Florida owner of a Pearl White Tesla 2013 Model S 85 kWh has less than 5K miles on the odometer (Sold Feb 8th 2014 for $74,452.00) Car is in [Continue]

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