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2016 Electric Motorcycle Buyers Guide

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The electric motorcycle industry continues to mature as Zero Motorcycles leads the way with the highest sales and most models. Several established manufacturers gave us a glimpse of their plans for electric motorcycles, and an array of. Harley-Davidson electric motorcycles Brammo Empulse Zero Motorcycles Polaris Energica Ego Yamaha

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Portland's Electric Avenue Relocates, Adds DC Fast Chargers

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV first drive: 240 miles in an electric car

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We drove a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car 240 miles on a single charge last week. Efficiency plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range TestAnd that was the lowest range achieved among four journalists driving four Bolt EVs along the California coast. DON'T MISS: 2017 Chevy Bolt EV.

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Chinese investors make 'long bets' on electric-car companies

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China's aggressive promotion of electric cars is turning into boon for a few U.S. The Chinese government offers generous incentives for new electric cars, and is pushing companies to develop and sell more of them. electric-vehicle companies than they. China plug-in cars Smith Electric Vehicles Wheego Electric Cars Investment

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SoCal Edison to install 1,500 electric-car charging sites; what's your electric utility doing?

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Electric utility Southern California Edison (SCE) is moving ahead with plans to install electric-car charging stations within its service area. California electric utilities plug-in cars charging charging infrastructureThe program, called Charge Ready, kicked off May 27. SCE has committed $22.

Sweden inaugurates its first electric road

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The truck has a pantograph on the roof that feeds 750 VDC to the truck’s hybrid electric system. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

Volkswagen electric-car concept teased before Paris Motor Show

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Today, Volkswagen sells one all-electric car under its own brand in multiple markets—the e-Golf electric variant of its well-known five-door compact hatchback—and another in Europe only, the e-UP, a battery-electric minicar. Paris Auto Show Future Cars VW plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Paris Motor Show

DARPA invests $2.7M in QinetiQ electric wheel-hub drive technology; moving to build-and-test phase

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investment in UK-based QinetiQ’s electric hub-drive technology. Electric (Battery) Vehicle Systems—Dr.

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Free charging for electric-car owners at EVgo network for National Drive Electric Week

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will take part in the sixth annual National Drive Electric Week. Scheduled for September 10 through 18, the event is composed of numerous local gatherings that celebrate and promote electric cars. plug-in cars charging eVgo charging network Drive Electric WeekStarting tomorrow, more than 100 cities across the U.S.

1917 Detroit Electric Vs 2014 BMW i3: A Century Of Electric Cars

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The 1917 Detroit Electric Model 68 in these photos was painstakingly restored over a period of years by owner Donald Davidson, who is only the car's third owner in 98 years. It's shown with Electric Auto Association board member Chris Neff's 2014 BMW i3 REx, which may be able to out-accelerate the.

Top Six Trends In Plug-In Electric Cars Through 2020

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Five years after the first mass-market electric car hit the market, cars with plugs haven't lived up to the most optimistic projections for their adoption. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Trends plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Many of those challenges reside in.

Mercedes-Benz Vans launches new Vito in China; unveiling electric van of future this week

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China Connected vehicles Electric (Battery FBAC) in Fuzhou in August. Earlier post.). —Volker Mornhinweg, Head of Mercedes-Benz Vans.

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Renault begins trial of new electric lorry

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Renault Trucks has begun a trial of a 16 tonne electric lorry in Paris with one of France’s oldest perfume houses, Guerlain.

Electric-Car Battery Energy: Why Waste It On Cabin Heating? (Video)

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Oregon Has More Electric-Car Fast Charging Sites Than.Germany

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When talking about electric cars and early adopters, the state of Oregon often seems like the Little Engine That Could. Germany plug-in cars state laws charging infrastructure Fast Charging Oregon Electric Highway

Electric-Car Buyers Expect Battery Upgrades To Be Available

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With battery-electric cars now on the market for five years, and perhaps 200,000 on U.S. One learning is that an undercurrent among some electric-car buyers that suggests they fully expect carmakers to offer future battery. Green Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Future Cars Tesla Roadster 3.0

BMW Gives a Glimpse of Its Electric Supersport Motorcycle

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BMW just demonstrated its commitment to electric-powered vehicles by announcing an experimental Supersport electric motorcycle based on its S1000RR. The experimental vehicle is called the BMW eRR for electric racing replica and it was made in conjunction with the Technical University of Munich. electric motorcycles

National Drive Electric Week kicks off one month from today

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will take part in the sixth annual National Drive Electric Week during the week of September 10 to 18, 2016. What started in 2011 as National Plug-In Day has expanded to become scores of local gatherings to promote plug-in electric cars. plug-in cars Plug-in America Drive Electric WeekMore than 100 cities across the U.S.

Proterra launches new Catalyst E2 series electric bus with nominal range of up to 350 miles

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Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-dutyToday, with the unveiling of the Catalyst E2 Series, that goal has been achieved.

Electric Minimalism: Laptop-Size Electric Skateboard Scoots You Around

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Cars aren't the only way to get from place to place, nor are they the only mode of transportation to take advantage of electric power.

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Renault Zoe Leads 2015 European Sales Of All-Electric Cars

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While sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids fell slightly last year in the U.S., Almost 100,000 battery-electric cars were sold in the European Union last year: 97,687 units, to be precise. Renault sales New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan Renault Zoe

Hyundai to launch all-electric SUV in 2018 with 200-mile range

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Carmakers need to launch more plug-in electric vehicles to meet global regulations on emission reduction and energy efficiency. Now we learn that Hyundai is planning to launch a dedicated all-electric SUV with 200 miles of range within two years. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

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Volkswagen Will Adopt Flat Batteries For Future Electric Cars

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One of the biggest challenges in designing a battery-electric car is how to configure its large battery pack. The BMW i3, Nissan Leaf, and Tesla Model S all have flat battery packs under their cabin floors, but they are purpose-built electric cars without gasoline equivalents.

Audi’s production electric e-tron quattro may set a new standard for vehicle handling; advanced vehicle dynamics control

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plug-in hybrid or full electric—models by 2025. Electric vehicle dynamics. Earlier post. ). Click to enlarge. Vehicle dynamics.

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Plug-in electric car sales for August: Volt sells at twice Leaf rate

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vehicle sales last month are expected to fall overall as data rolls in, August has traditionally been a very good month for sales of plug-in electric cars. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV While U.S. The Nissan Leaf, on the.

Should Utility Customers Pay For Electric-Car Charging Stations They Don't Use?

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California is by far the most advanced state in adopting plug-in electric cars. percent of the country's more than 400,000 plug-in cars were sold in California, according to data from the state's Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative. But electric cars need public charging stations, which raises the question of how they're paid for.

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Renault delivered its 100,000th electric car on Friday, in Norway

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French automaker Renault hasn't sold nearly as many electric cars as its alliance partner Nissan. But Renault has steadily increased its electric-car sales volumes, particularly in Europe, with its main focus on the subcompact Zoe hatchback. That allowed the company to pass a notable milestone recently.

Plug-in electric car sales in July: Volt passes 100,000 with strong numbers (updated)

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sales of plug-in electric cars: the 100,000th Chevrolet Volt was delivered. Both the Volt and the Nissan Leaf battery-electric hatchback went. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Last month marked a major milestone for U.S.

R.I.P. Cadillac ELR: what went wrong with luxury electric coupe?

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After a long and tortured development process and a short life, GM has quietly euthanized its Cadillac ELR range-extended electric luxury coupe. Plug-In Hybrids Cadillac Converj plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric VehicleBut the small two-door.

Nissan To Continue Sponsoring National Drive Electric Week Through 2017

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National Drive Electric Week, the annual event devoted to advocating plug-in electric cars, will be sponsored by Nissan for the next three years, organizers announced today. Green Drive Electric Week Plug-in America Sierra Club plug-in carsNissan had.

Electric Ferrari, Magnum, P.I. style

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DON'T MISS: All-electric Corvette sets EV top speed record (video) This particular. What do you do with a toasted Ferrari? This 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS looks like it drove straight out of an episode of Magnum, P.I., but underneath it's very different from that television star. Vintage plug-in cars

Electric car predictions: panel video from NY Auto Show

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Net-zero-energy homes underscore evolution of electric utilities

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Electric-car owners can cut their ownership costs significantly by avoiding the gas pump and charging up at home. California electric utilities renewable energy solar energyBut they can also save money by making the homes where they park their cars at the end of the day more efficient.

New TM4 SUMO medium-duty electric motors boost torque and speed 45% with SMCs in place of permanent magnets

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Until now, the main rotor technology found in TM4’s electric motors was based on surface-mounted permanent magnets.

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First Drive: Chevy Bolt EV 200-Mile Electric Car Development Vehicle

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If the production version of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV lives up to the engineering development vehicles we saw and drove today, it will debut a new world of affordable, 200-mile electric cars that should be desirable to a broad mass market. Back in 2010, Chevy let journalists drive "integration vehicles" built to test the latest versions of.

VT electric utility sells Tesla Powerwall batteries to its customers

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Vermont electric utility is now selling the battery packs to customers in hopes they can be used to stabilize the grid if needed. energy infrastructure electric utilities plug-in cars energy storage Vermont Tesla PowerwallThose customers, meanwhile, can make greater use of renewable energy. DON'T MISS: Tesla to.

The Solar Powered Electric Car From Back In 1960 (Video)

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Some electric cars use roof-mounted solar panels to provide supplementary electric power. Green Vintage plug-in cars solar

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Renault Twizy low-speed electric car comes to Canada

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The Renault Twizy has always been an unusual vehicle, the sole low-speed electric vehicle to carry the brand of a major global automaker. Renault Canada neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) plug-in cars Quebec 2012 Renault TwizySold in a number of European countries, it's been tested here and there in North America.

Another study confirms electric cars have lower carbon emissions, in Minnesota this time

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It's a very reasonable question: electric cars themselves have no tailpipe emissions, but what about the power plants used to recharge them? In North America, an electric car charged on even the dirtiest, most coal-intensive electric grid in the nation.

Energica Electric Motorcycle road trip uses only DC fast-charging

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Italian superbike company Energica has come out with a second model, the Eva, and shown that electric motorcycle road trips are possible—even easy—with DC fast charging. Fast Charging electric motorcycles DC Rapid Charging EnergicaOn May 16th, actor and U.S.