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Free Electric Car Bumper Sticker Available

Free Electric Car Bumper Sticker Available

“Drive Electric” Bumper Stickers can be obtained for FREE by stopping by EV.com’s Exhibit Booths at major electric

Solar Airplane Sets Solo Flight World Record

Solar Airplane Sets Solo Flight World Record

The Solar Impulse crew previously proved that it was now possible to fly more than 24 hours without traditional fossil

IEEV China – Beijing – Oct 21st-24th 2015

IEEV China – Beijing – Oct 21st-24th 2015

2015 China International Exhibition and Conference on Green & Energy-Efficient Vehicles Where: Beijing China at China

Lightning Strikes Twice at Pikes Peak Race

Lightning Strikes Twice at Pikes Peak Race

Yesterday in a shocking display of power, Rhys Millen and Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima took First and Second in

Chevy Volt Recall Comments

Chevy Volt Recall Comments

I’ve been looking at getting a Chevy Volt either a used one or perhaps lease the new 2016 model that features an

Tomorrowland and the Car of Tomorrow

Tomorrowland and the Car of Tomorrow

Chevrolet has launched an innovative marketing concept tying the Gen 2.0 Volt to the Disney Movie Tomorrowland. This is a

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

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Tesla Test Drive Tour Announced

Tesla Test Drive Tour Announced

Tesla Motors released a press release: July 16th 2015 that in addition to the Tesla Model S being driven over 1 billion miles they were going to kick off “The Next Billion Tour” to give more [Continue]

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]

EVs Everywhere

Panthera 4 Seat Hybrid and Electric Aircraft

Panthera 4 Seat Hybrid and Electric Aircraft
Pipistrel was the first to fly both a 2-seat and a 4-seat electric aircraft, and was the winner of all three NASA challenges for energy efficient [Continue]

1st Two-Seater Solar Plane Soars

1st Two-Seater Solar Plane Soars
The Sunseeker Duo soars on solar power alone and becomes the world’s first solar-powered flying EV for two. This latest feat is just one of [Continue]

PlanetSolar Breaks EV World Record for Speed and More

PlanetSolar Breaks EV World Record for Speed and More
Another new EV World Record: 22 days to cross the Atlantic and also completes Gulf Stream Climate Testing along the way. PlanetSolar and the crew of [Continue]

EV Record–Worlds Fastest and Largest EV is Solar Powered

EV Record–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]

DHL EVs Deliver a Greener Apple to NYC

DHL EVs Deliver a Greener Apple to NYC
DHL Express is now using a fleet of thirty American-made, battery-electric vans and 50 hybrid trucks in New York City that will cut down fossil fuel [Continue]

Perpetual Solar Electric Flight a Proven Reality

Perpetual Solar Electric 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]

FedEx Launches USA EV Truck Fleet

FedEx Launches USA EV Truck Fleet
The first FedEx all-electric delivery trucks hit the streets of Los Angeles.  The specialized EV trucks have been designed from scratch for pure [Continue]

Largest EV Yacht in the World Launched

Largest EV Yacht 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]