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RIP Think City EV 2008-2012

RIP Think City EV 2008-2012

The Think City is a 100% pure electric vehicle originally available in Denmark, Norway and Sweden in 2008, followed by the UK, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands in 2009. The Think City was also sold in the USA starting in 2011, and at some point was available in Austria, Spain, France, Switzerland, Finland as well. [Continue]

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 before it became popular and trendy should really go down in history as being true patriots, trying to do something for everyone and making the world a better place. EVs are Heroes of Efficiency [Continue]

George Takei Talks About Electric Cars

George Takei Talks About Electric Cars

Episode 12 of Takei’s Take is about Electric Cars along with guest Chris Woodyard Automotive reporter with USAToday. On this episode of Takei’s technology show they talk about Google’s driverless car technology, The Tesla model S and the need for more electric cars to help clean up the air pollution in China. Interesting fact from [Continue]

A List of Stars That Drive Electric Cars

A List of Stars That Drive Electric Cars

EVs are getting more in the spotlight with their Celebrity owners. Quite a few stars arrived in electric cars for the Academy Awards instead of traditional gas guzzling stretch limos and town cars, continuing a trend that started with the Global Green’s Red Carpet/Green Cars campaign a few years ago. The following Celebrities are noteworthy [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 with electric bikes, electric scooters and in some places electric motorcycles from Brammo as well. Best Buy was also one of the [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 supply using the regenerative braking system.  Mostly likely this is because the Nissan LEAF has a Regenerative Brake system   stays engaged in some measure at all times (not unlike how many All-time [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 author (and the staff here at EV.com agree) that this “book is a valuable resource to anyone who wants to learn about clean, safe, and efficient alternatives to gasoline-powered motor [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 the 2010 Alternative Fuels & Vehicles Conference in Las Vegas. His point about diesels wasn’t at the expense of EV’s.  Bosch is a battery maker and is a leader in developing [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 electric cars and zero-emission vehicle technology, the French government has committed EUR1.5 billion (2.2 billion USD) in public funding to not only create, but to mandate one million EV recharging [Continue]

Frankfurt Auto Show Trends

Frankfurt Auto Show Trends

After having one’s fill of bratwurst sausages dipped in spicy German mustard served with a crusty bread roll on the side and everything washed down with a Bavarian style beer on tap made without preservatives so that your also more likely to stay relatively hangover free…it would appear to be time to blow the bread [Continue]

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