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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 to go to a place of business and see the vehicle that earned a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 5-star [Continue]

Twizy EV Ice Racing Takes Drifting to New Levels

Twizy EV Ice Racing Takes Drifting to New Levels

EV Ice Racing takes the sport of drifting to a whole new level, once ski resort goers have had their fill going up and down the mountainside all day, now they have the opportunity to go sideways as well. An important difference when racing on ice is that the brakes are what is used to [Continue]

Renault Twizy is Popular Car Sharing Program Choice

Renault Twizy is Popular Car Sharing Program Choice

The all-electric tandem two-seat Twizy has been called the Fred Flintstone car of modern times, with few creature comforts it is designed as a basic functional urban vehicle. The EV weighs less than 1000 pounds and is powered by a 13 kw/hr motor and a 6.1 kWh lithium-ion battery. The Twizy EV is the result [Continue]

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]

Happy Country Only Wants Electric Cars

Happy Country Only Wants Electric Cars

Bhutan to attempts to be first zero emission nation—bans the sale of fossil fuel powered cars, allows only electric cars to be sold. The landlocked Himalayan country of Bhutan only wants electric cars. The country is already ahead of most of the world when it comes to sustainability with 95% of their population having access [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]

Tesla Motors Inducted Into EV.com Who is Who

Tesla Motors Inducted Into EV.com Who is Who

Tesla Motors Inc. is a USA based company that designs, manufactures and sells electric vehicles (EVs) and electric vehicle powertrain components. Tesla trades on the NASDAQ stock exchange as (TSLA). Tesla turned a profit in the first quarter of 2013. Elon Musk the CEO of Tesla has been quoted as saying that “Tesla will not [Continue]

G-Wiz REVA Electric Car (2001-2012)

G-Wiz REVA Electric Car (2001-2012)

Designed primarily as low cost city commuter car the REVA electric car (aka as the G-Wiz in the UK) was one of the more popular EVs to be introduced in the last 100 years. Over 4,600 REVA electric cars were sold in over 26 countries. The largest market for the REVA electric car was the [Continue]

Toyota i-ROAD EV Leans

Toyota i-ROAD EV Leans

The Toyota i-ROAD was introduced as a three wheel tandem concept electric vehicle at the 2013 Geneva Auto Show that features rear wheel steering and the ability to tilt into turns, much like downhill skiing. The “Active Lean” technology uses a gyroscope, speed calculations and computers on each side of the front suspension to determine [Continue]

Grenoble France Showcases Future of Urban eMobility

Grenoble France Showcases Future of Urban eMobility

It was announced June 28th 2014 that the city of Grenoble, in the French Alps will deploy a new car sharing service integrated with private and public transport that feature single and dual seat 100% EVs from Toyota. The three year project is designed to verify concepts that increase personal emobility while simultaneously reducing traffic [Continue]

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