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Electric Motorcycle Maker Mission Motors Runs Out Of Juice

Green Car Reports

Mission Motors, a small company that generated a lot of excitement for its incredible electric motorcycle prototype, has just filed for bankruptcy. The company developed an electric superbike that could go up to 150 mph and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds, but it never managed to put the bike into production. DON'T MISS: 2016 Zero.

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San Francisco Will Juice Your Electric Car For Free

All Cars Electric

The city of San Francisco, California, will install electric vehicle charging stations in publicly-owned garages and at San Francisco International Airport by the end of the year that drivers can use for free until 2013. The plan involves dropping around 90 charging stations across the city in the hopes that it will encourage more residents to

Your Electric Car Out Of Juice? AAA Tests Roadside Recharging

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Everyone makes mistakes once in a while, and we’re sure most drivers have run out of gasoline at least once in their life. But as the saying goes, it's hard to carry a gallon of electricity back to your plug-in car if the battery is completely out of charge. Which is why AAA is now testing roadside assistance for rapid charging of electric

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GE and Juice Technologies Co-Developing Electric Vehicle Charging Devices

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GE and Juice Technologies have entered a joint development agreement to create intelligent plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging devices for US and global markets. The chargers integrate GE’s smart meters with Juice Technology’s Plug Smart engine to help consumers charge their cars during low-demand, lower cost time periods.

Does Public Charging Network Confusion Hurt Electric-Car Use?

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Ask most non-electric car drivers why they haven’t even considered an electric car, and the reason they give will undoubtedly involve some form of range anxiety: the idea that an electric car will run out of juice before it reaches its destination. On the other hand, as those who own an electric car will tell you, the average range pe

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Tsinghua Researchers Find that Sugarcane Juice is a Good Fermentation Feedstock for Algal Biodiesel

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Researchers at Tsinghua University in China have shown that sugarcane juice is a good feedstock for biodiesel production, when used to support the growth of the alga Chlorella protothecoides by heterotrophic fermentation. Conversion ratios of sugar/biomass and sugar/oil using SCH were 15.2 and 8.8% The highest oil content was 53.0% Soybean.

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?Unlimited Juice? Electric Vehicle Charging Plans: Good Idea or Exploitation?

All Cars Electric

We often get asked by readers just how much it will cost to run an EV. And while we’re able to say that an EV costs less to run once purchased than a gasoline car we’ve had to guess refer them to their local utility company for exact pricing. So what if you could enter into a monthly service contract with an energy provider to provide

Need Juice? 7 Home Charging Solutions for Your Electric Car

All Cars Electric

You’ve read the reports, drooled over the spy shots and saved your pennies for an all-electric or plug-in hybrid electric car. But do you know how you’re going to charge your new car at home, the office or at your parents’ place? Before you pick any charger, do your research. Make sure you know how quickly your EV can charge, and

Electric Car Range Anxiety Evaporates After Three Months

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Around 35 percent of electric car owners were concerned about reaching a destination before running out of juice

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How Far Left On My Leaf? Electric-Car Charging Location Apps: Review

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To combat “range anxiety” (the fear of running out of juice), Nissan offers a function in their navigation system that (1) notifies the driver when the The all-electric Nissan Leaf is a gas to drive. The car is peppy, quiet, and holds the road nicely.

IH2 technology licensed to India-based SunLight Fuels; liquid hydrocarbon fuels from bagasse

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Bagasse is the fibrous residue remaining after the extraction of juice from the crushed stalks of sugarcane. IH 2 technology is a continuous catalytic thermo-chemical process which produces fungible hydrocarbon transportation fuels from agricultural, forest and sorted municipal residues. Earlier post.). Brief

Tesla Losing Libel Case With Top Gear In UK High Court

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A Tesla Roadster may not have really whirred to a halt in the 2008 episode of Top Gear - since at the center of a long, drawn out legal battle - but the maker's court case against the BBC programme is definitely running out of juice.

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Range Rover Hybrid Coming

Hybrid SUV Blog

The 2014 Range Rover is designed to be the most capable luxury condo on the market. This legendary off-road wagon can do it all. seconds.

Greater Manchester plugs into electric motoring with new charging points

Green Cars News

More than 250 electric vehicle charging point[.]. Electric cars

2011 Detroit Auto Show: Sexy Electric Mercedes SLS AMG Due 2013

All Cars Electric

If the shots we showed you last year of Mercedes-Benz’s electric offering on the now iconic SLS AMG super-car were enough to get your juices flowing, you’ll be pleased to know that Mercedes announced yesterday at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show that the all-electric SLS AMG E-Cell will be available for order in 2013.

How To Charge An Electric SUV

Hybrid SUV Blog

So it’s not hard to imagine electric vehicle (EV) drivers will occasionally cut it close when battery power is low or simply run out of juice.

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Free EV chargers laid on for LCV2012

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Electric vehicle owners will be able to drive their EV to next month’s Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle 2012 without worrying whether they’ll have enough juice to get home. A 30-minute fast charge and four standard charging bays will be available to use for free during the event at the Millbrook Proving Ground on September 5-6. [.].

Full steam ahead for recharge infrastructure as Chiltern Railways install free charging bays

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Funded by a consortium coordinated by Milton Keynes Council and installed by POD Point, the EV charge points [pictured] provide the capacity for two cars to be re-juiced simultaneously, free of charge. Chiltern Railways has hopped aboard the electric vehicle express after charging points were installed at nine major train stations.

Smart charging device under testing

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The devices, known as the Plug Smart Pal and Plug Smart Solo, which have been developed by Juice Technologies LLC, could allow customers to charge their vehicle anywhere in the utility company’s territory and charge the usage to their existing account.

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ChargePoints Services secures cost-cutting fast chargers

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DBT’s Quick Chargers [pictured] can juice up an EV to around 80% of its battery capacity in 20-30 minutes but at 60% of the cost of other rapid chargers available. ChargePoints Services (CPS) has completed a distribution deal with France-based DBT for its electric vehicle fast chargers.

Leaf Gets iPhone Control

Revenge of the Electric Car

While the vehicle is at a charging station, it’ll be able to send updates to your phone, telling you when it’s finished suckling go-juice.&#. While the vehicle is at a charging station, it’ll be able to send updates to your phone, telling you when it’s finished suckling go-juice. All Nissan Leafs (Leaves?)

Al Muratsuchi Votes To Kill Community Choice Then Finds Out He Was Duped & Calls Me To Apologize

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This political primary season just keeps getting weirder and weirder. What could I say? Very few other elected officials have the balls to do so.

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Amyris processes Ceres sweet sorghum into renewable diesel using soluble and cellulosic sugars

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Liquid fuel and chemical production from sweet sorghum. Source: Amyris. Click to enlarge. Amyris, Inc. Earlier post.). than 80%.

SDG&E to Test Mobile Smart Charging Device for Plug-ins

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San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will test and evaluate a mobile smart charging device for plug-in electric vehicles developed by Juice Technologies LLC. SDG&E and Juice Technologies presented a prototype of the Juice Technologies Plug Smart intelligent charging device at the Plug-In 2009 Conference in Long Beach, CA.

Your iPhone Can Charge Wirelessly—How About Your Electric Car?

All Cars Electric

Just set it down on the charging mat and let your phone juice up. Plugs. They’re, like, so 2008. There’s been a surge of attention over the last year towards products that that can charge your smartphone wirelessly, like the devices PowerMat makes. But according to a new report from Pike Research, the technology that makes your

First 4,400 2011 Chevrolet Volt Buyers Eligible For Free In-Home Charging Stations

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Rather, the first buyers of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt will be eligible for one of 4,400 Department of Energy-funded in-home charging stations to juice up their cars without having to rely on the slow feed of 120-volt

Five Questions: Jon Azrielant, Project EViE Executive Director

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A perceived lack of sex appeal may prevent some buyers from considering the electric cars that will soon go on sale, but it's range anxiety--the fear of what happens when you run out of juice--that really give people pause.

Coda Explains Low Battery Plan Or How To Ease Range Anxiety Once Underway

All Cars Electric

According to Coda's Kara Saltness, First, just like in a gasoline-powered car, there will be warnings that the juice is The first EV from Santa Monica based Coda Automotive is coming to fleets and a limited number of individual buyers in late 2010, but we're getting a preview of how the car will handle running low on battery power already.

EV Owners to Receive Gasoline Vehicle Rental Coupons For Long Trips, Interesting Solution to Range Anxiety

All Cars Electric

Range anxiety is the fear of running out of juice in an EV during an extended trip with no place to plug-in in sight. Range anxiety is often discussed at great length in regard to electric vehicles. This anxiety, if not quickly overcome, could hamper the entire EV segment. Automakers have looked for solutions to the problem, but see few

Ford Not Offering Fast Charge Capability on First Generation of EVs

All Cars Electric

Fast charging requires a lot of juice. Many potential EV buyers have discussed the necessity of fast charge stations and the automakers are listening. Most upcoming EVs will have fast charge capability, but there are additional hurdles to overcome before fast charging become commonplace. Fast charging units operate at about 50 kW of power

Downtown South San Francisco electrified

Plugs and Cars

Hoping the parking will contribute to the revitalization of Grand Avenue, SSF now offers a convenient spot to stop for a bit of juice just off 101.

Optinol estimates its biobutanol process can achieve energy cost parity with ethanol

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The process has been tested with a wide variety of feedstocks including sugar cane juice, corn starch, sweet sorghum juice, molasses types including sugar cane and beets and cellulosic sugars. Based on preliminary engineering studies to estimate the capital and operating costs for commercial scale production, Optinol Inc. Brief

Energy-Efficient One-Pot Process for Conversion of Biomass to HMF

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A team from the Chinese Academy of Sciences reports the production of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) from monosaccharide (fructose and glucose), polysaccharide (inulin) and the Jerusalem artichoke juice by a simple one-pot reaction including hydrolysis and dehydration using solid acid under mild conditions. —Yang et al. Resources.

NREL and Ecopetrol in $2.3M CRADA agreement to optimize conversion of waste biomass to ethanol

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But the bagasse can be stacked and stored for a long time after the juice is removed and washed out of the green grass stalk. It’s more challenging to break down the cellulose in the bagasse than the sugar-rich juice, but if the conversion process is successful, the bagasse can be processed into a biofuel. Brief

Amyris adds additional production capacity through agreement with Paraíso Bioenergia

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Under the agreement, Amyris will construct fermentation and separation capacity to produce Amyris products and Paraíso will supply sugar cane juice and other utilities; Amyris will retain the full economic benefits enabled by the sale of Amyris renewable products over the lower of sugar or ethanol alternatives. Brief

Traveling Through Time, Exploring the String Theory and Hugging the Giant Sequoias

Creative Greenius

The house we stayed in this trip was perfect. It was a craftsman-built one-bedroom with every amenity. Private. Quiet. deficit.

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Traveling Through Time, Exploring the String Theory and Hugging the Giant Sequoias

Creative Greenius

The house we stayed in this trip was perfect. It was a craftsman-built one-bedroom with every amenity. Private. Quiet. deficit.

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The trials of public charging, part 2 (of many to come)

Plugs and Cars

Juice flows. Parking in these Coulomb charge stations is restricted to city-owned vehicles and Car Share companies under threat of towing.

More EVs, Faster Charging

Plugs and Cars

The first Level III chargers deployed by Etec will offer free juice. Source: Detroit News ] Volvo might be getting serious about EVs.

Investors Daily: Pull the Plug on Ethanol

Plugs and Cars

But IBD believes that the political juice of ethanol is distorting policy decisions. Investors Business Daily posted an editorial this week, Just Plain Fuelish , that just plain gets it. A smorgasbord of research alternatives and subsidized if politically profitable good intentions just won't cut it anymore. IBD is ready to choose.