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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 technical analysis for stock charting/trading purposes will no doubt agree that the 3rd wave is also not only the most significant in terms of trends, but it’s the largest as well.  It is currently [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, that deserved much more attention than they received at the time of their original release back in 2010. With the help of about 50 volunteers and about $6000 to pay [Continue]

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 minerals are now perhaps a thousand times less rare than previously believed. This discovery helps put to bed the common bogus argument against the fast development and mass adaption of electric transportation, which was based [Continue]

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 2012 sales numbers according to bloomberg.com and estimates from Autodata Corp. Pure electric battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are catching on even faster than hybrids did historically, which hints at an even brighter [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 Safety Administration gives the Tesla Model S sedan the highest safety rating in its history of testing cars. Musk said, “When [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 will Tesla Model S demand outpace production? Elon Musk told ABC News that the Tesla Model S “I am [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 World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA), is recognized as one of the premier events for academic, government and industry professionals involved in electric drive technologies. The EVS series began in [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, Texas can take advantage of using eVgo’s Freedom Station charging network for free. NRG eVgo has EV charging stations located at DFW and [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 efficiency and “best” for the environment. The EPA fuel-economy label will be 99 miles-per-gallon (MPG) equivalent (combined city/highway) for [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 hold several Car of the Year Awards, that are not specific to green category cars, but all cars in general, so the fact that the awards were won [Continue]

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