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Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Sept 17-19, 2013 Detroit

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Sept 17-19, 2013 Detroit

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo will be co-located with The Battery Show. Sponsored by Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International publication, the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo will take place at the Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI, USA (Northwest Detroit). Why was Michigan chosen to host the [Continue]

You Do Not See Nissan LEAFs in Denali National Park

You Do Not See Nissan LEAFs in Denali National Park

The latest anti-electric car argument to cross my desk: Electric cars are no good because you can’t drive them in Denali National Park. FYI: Denali National Park and Preserve is located in the center of the Alaska Range, between Anchorage and Fairbanks. The park is host to the highest mountain in North America, Mt. McKinley [Continue]

Tesla Model S Gets Consumer Reports Best Rating

Tesla Model S Gets Consumer Reports Best Rating

Consumer Reports which until now hasn’t been the biggest fan of Electric Cars has obviously fallen in Love with the Tesla Model S and given it the highest rating ever for ANY car (99 out of 100)! The Tesla Model S is a game-changer on many levels and receives top awards in several car classes [Continue]

AMP Stops Passenger Car EV Conversions

AMP Stops Passenger Car EV Conversions

AMP has stopped taking orders for its 100% electric version of GMs award winning 5-seater Chevy Equinox. Advanced Mechanical Products, Inc. (AMP) from Blue Ash, Ohio was currently one of the only companies to bring full-size, high performance American crossover electric vehicles to market. AMP had been filling the electric gap for people wanting [Continue]

Australia’s 1st Electric Supercar is Alive and Well

Australia’s 1st Electric Supercar is Alive and Well

Varley Electric Vehicles will unveil their EVR450 an electric super car that showcases Australian electric car technology and posts some impressive performance numbers as well. 0-100 km/hr (0 to 62 MPH) in 3.8 seconds, with an electronically limited top speed of 200 km/h! Range of the standard version is 150km, but an extended range battery [Continue]

Historic EV Races X1 EV vs Porsche-Ferrari-Lamborghini

Historic EV Races X1 EV vs Porsche-Ferrari-Lamborghini

How long have EVs been racing & beating fossil fuel engine cars? Interesting EV Fact: The X1 was the fastest street legal EV car in the world in 2006. Historic EV race videos of a race of Ian Wright’s X1 EV beating Ferrari 360 Spider & Porsche Carrera GT in 2006 and more. What all [Continue]

Nissan Kid Friendly EV Website

Nissan Kid Friendly EV Website

Nissan attempts to educate kids about electric vehicles and being eco-friendly via their “official” Zero-emission website using their “An Electric Vehicle in our Home!” animated interactive website. The website features a talking dog, catchy fun music, friendly graphics and multiple episodes in which kids (and consumers in [Continue]

JOLT! Impending Dominance of the Electric Car (Book Review)

JOLT! Impending Dominance of the Electric Car (Book Review)

EV Book Review: JOLT! sheds light on what the Electric Car can do for the USA and the rest of the world. James Billmaier explains how EVs are a blast to drive and are destined to dominate the personal auto market in the coming years because they are cheaper to fuel and less expensive to maintain. [Continue]

US Electrification Coalition Plans Millions of Fleet EVs

US Electrification Coalition Plans Millions of Fleet EVs

Electrification Coalition calls on the new US Congress to adopt their Fleet Electrification Roadmap, which is a plan to electrify 16 million fleet vehicles. The Electrification Coalition is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit group of 21 business leaders committed to promoting policies and actions that facilitate the deployment of electric vehicles. The [Continue]

Why USA Electric Cars Finish Last

Why USA Electric Cars Finish Last

Why is Europe, China, India (and even Australia) ahead of the USA with respect to embracing e-mobility and attempting to win the global EV race? There are of course many answers to that question, but one answer is probably literally in view even as you read this. It’s a little surprising to most people for [Continue]

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