THE 'ELECTRIC' REBIRTH OF VOXAN
02 Dec 2013 - Exclusive video interview with Gildo Pastor on the world premier of Voxan's cutting edge Wattman electric superbike.
Interview with Elon Musk about the veracity of John Broder's NY Times review of the Model S.
Portland State University's John McArthur reveals the result of a recently conducted study in the adoption of electric bicycles.
39 Total Articles for Week of 10-Feb-13 to 16-Feb-13
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'Hydrogen Future' Gets A Second Look
While fuel cells powered by very pure hydrogen gas can solve some of the problems of battery electric cars, they also bring challenges of their own.
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Fisker Seeking Suitors As Far Afield As China
Speculation centers around one possible partner: Dongfeng, based in Wuhan, China. Day-to-day operations being managed by Huron Consulting Group in Chicago, with the investor search in the hands of Evercore Partners.
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Protean Improves In-Wheel Electric Vehicle Motor
First shown at SAE 2012 World Congress, the in-wheel electric drive motor, which will begin limited product in China over the next 12 months, now offers more peak torque and improved efficiency, says the company.
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Mercedes Builds 100 MPH Electric Racing Boat
38-foot Cigarette racer uses 12 electric motors to produce 2,200 hp, giving it a top speed of 99.4 mph.
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Robotic Nissan LEAF Drives Itself
Rather than using GPS, Oxford's robotic Nissan LEAF electric car uses 3D lasers to learn the surroundings and take over driving if the driver desires.
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Tesla Says Driver Logs Will Prove Their Case Against NY Times Article
John Broder's test drive of Model S was duly recorded by the car's data logging system since it was a media drive, a policy that does not extend to private owner vehicles, assures Elon Musk.
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Hyundai SUV Shows Promise of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Future
Latest generation of Hyundai fuel cell vehicle would run upward of $200,000USD, ten times the cost of gasoline model, but carmakers are banking on cost reductions by the time they start selling them after 2015.
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Tesla, NY Times Feud Misses Point of Electric Cars
Electric cars need to be thought of more as an efficient way to get from A to B in our daily commutes, not as long-range travel machines, writes Bryan Walsh.
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Nissan Sells More Than 50,000 LEAF Electric Cars
Nissan's electric cars have now amassed more than 160 million miles.
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Why Electric Car Owners Prefer Home Charging
Convenience and cost are key reasons, but it takes planning and homework to get EVSE's, as they're called, installed at the right time and manner.
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Driving Tesla's Model S In the Real World
Chris Ziegler borrows a Model S for road trip around the California and finds its a very special car that convinced him this might be the future of transportation.
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How to Successfully Drive Tesla Model S Cross Country
Model S owner Peter Soukup recently completed 5,000 mile cross-country trip and offers advice to NY Times reporter John Broder on how to not run out of charge.
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Is the Electric Vehicle Industry Gaining Momentum?
Kris Settle finds all the outdated stereotyping of electric cars as 'boring, unattractive, and underperforming hunks of space-age junk... tiresome.'
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Electric Car Charging Industry to Grow to $3.8 Billion in 2020
The key short-term challenge for commercial EVSE sales is to devise viable business models, concludes Pike Research.
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Honda Expands Fit EV Leases to Five US East Coast States
The electric Fit will be available at selected locations in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New York, and New Jersey later this month.
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Researcher Finds J1772 Connector Probable Cause of Overheating Blink Chargers
Tests of Blink charger points finger at REMA J1772 connector that is rated for a maximum of 6 kilowatt charge rate.
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Electric Cars Make Sense Today
Columnist Jim Mullin says he just bought his last 'gas-powered' car, noting that electric cars are practical today.
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Education, Expertise Key Element in Bridging Consumer Gap to Electric Vehicles
The dealers have to catch up with how to sell hybrids, plug-ins, and electric vehicles and on how to support their buyers, says Plug In America's Kirk Brown.
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New York Mayor Proposes Building Out Electric Car Charging Network, Also Targets Styrofoam
Bloomberg calls for city to install curbside charging and require 20 percent of all new public parking projects be wired for electric cars with goal of 10,000 spaces over the next seven years.
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Obama Administration Now Proposing to Fund Development of Wider Range of 'Green' Vehicles
AOL Autos' editor-in-chief David Kiley believes the Obama Administration is backing away from its support for electric vehicles and its 1 million EV goal, while lamenting the need to have both an iPhone and Droid phone to talk to various car systems.
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State of the Union Address Calls for Energy Security Trust
The proposal suggests the White House will redouble its support for electric vehicles and biofuels in effort to shift America away from reliance on petroleum.
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Megatrends That Will Change All Our Lives
Author of New Mega Trends Sarwant Singh outlines the trends he sees impacting our lives in coming years, including electric mobility.
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AeroVironment Offers Turnkey Financing, Installation of EV Chargers
First of its kind program makes dealerships one-stop-shops for EV drivers and expands dealers' finance options.
Total Page Views: 846
How to Sell A Million Electric Cars
Convergence Marketing's Richard Rosen argues that what successful electric vehicle marketing has to combine brand advertising that promotes awareness with customer interaction tools.
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German Firm Aims to Make Electric Car Charging More Ubiquitous
Ubitricity would replace bulky, stationary charge points with mobile electricity meter that will stay in the trunk of your electric car and allow you to charge at Ubitricity sockets.
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Wind Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels in Australia, Solar Not Far Behind
Bloomberg New Energy Finance study finds that even subtracting the $23AUS carbon tax, wind power can generate power more cheaply than new coal plants.
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Tesla Chief Calls NY Times Model S Test Drive 'Fake'
Elon Musk tells CNBC that he believes John Broder's failed test drive from Washington to Boston a 'set up and is unreasonable.'
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Study Analyzes Electric Vehicle Industry Impact on Oregon
Portland State University study finds EV industry amounts to $266.5 million dollars in Oregon, including 400 full-time jobs and 15,000 indirectly.
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US Northeast Needs More Public Chargers
Winter in the U.S. Northeast means cold and that subtracts range from any car, but especially electric ones, making it imperative for more public charging stations than in warmer climes of North America, argues NYSERDA and John Voelcker
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Oil Prices Will Charge Up Electric Car Industry
Investment contrarian George Leong looks at the energy market and sees a promising future for not only electric cars, but for companies like AeroVironment that provide the technology for them.
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It's Too Soon For Electric Car Eulogy
Reuters might think the electric car dream is dead, but not the folks at Gas2.0.
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Interbike Showcases E-Bikes at First National Media Event
Inaugural event will introduce media attendees to electric bicycles in America, and features Bikes Belong VP Bruno Maier and EV World's Bill Moore.
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How Electric Cars Can Get the Equivalent of 99 MPG
Stephen Edelstein explains the math behind EPA mileage ratings on electric-drive cars and how it's possible to get such high ratings.
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Battery Performance Steadily Improving, Costs Declining
Tesla CTO J.B. Strauble and Better Place founder Shai Agassi stress the importance in battery costs and energy density at Cleantech Investor Summit .
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Tesla Model S Test Drive on Wintery East Coast Ends On Back of Tow Truck
John Broder finds himself stalled short of a charging station in Connecticut in his first cross-country drive of a Tesla Model S.
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Dutch Put Electric Cars to the Test
If electric cars finally catch on, it'll first be in Holland, a small country with high petrol prices and a long tradition of environmental activism.
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Florida Event Features E-Bikes for Commuting
ding! Bikes using Downtown Winter Park Farmer's Market to demostrate brands of electric-assist bicycles to local residents.
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Henrik Fisker Defends Firm's Electric Hybrid Strategy
Speaking to the Economic Club of Chicago during the Chicago Auto Show says that relaunch of Karma production 'soon.'
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Hybrid, Electric Cars Far From 'Dying' Category
With aid of seven year sales graph, John Gartner corrects impression that electric-drive vehicles are failures.
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