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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 Batteries Get Performance Boost with Paraffin

EV Batteries Get Performance Boost with Paraffin

New German made super-coolant called CryoSolplus can keep EV batteries operating at optimum efficiency even in extreme temperature–absorbing up to three times as much heat as some current water-cooled systems. This is very good and timely news for the electric car industry since extreme heat (and cold) can be the bane of batteries reducing [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 R&D investment from Magna International, which is a major parts supplier for companies like GM, Ford and Chrysler. Magna’s investment will create more than 700 jobs and maintain about 1,300 at [Continue]

EV Range Can Increase by Three to Five Times Says Sumitomo

EV Range Can Increase by 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 affiliates around the globe becomes a key player in the lithium-ion battery game. The company (SEI) has developed and already started up a small-scale production line in Osaka to produce Aluminum-Celmet, which is their patented [Continue]

NXR REVA Electric Car to be Launched 2011

NXR REVA Electric Car to be Launched 2011

The REVA electric car NXR is slated for launch in 2011 for the India car market and worldwide in 2012. The REVA NXR electric car is larger in size than the G-Wiz EV and will be certified as car with crash tests and airbags. The REVA NXR is a two-door hatchback with room for four [Continue]

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