The Tesla & The Mouse: Children's Book About Electric Car Driven By Rodent Who Loves It

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So for electric-car advocates, a new children's book about a mouse and her Tesla Model S could prove a very useful tool indeed. Tesla Motors plug-in cars BooksWhen it comes to indoctrinating the innocent populace and molding their views, it's best to start young. My Tesla: A love story of a mouse and her car is an illustrated tale about a mouse named Maxine, who buys a red.

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'Totaled' is the long, sad story of Better Place and its failure: book review

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It is just over five years since I bought my Better Place Renault 2012 Fluence ZE in Israel—and a little over five months since I returned it to Israel’s Renault importer for a cash settlement. By that time, the 22-kilowatt-hour battery capacity was down to 11.3 kwh, and a warning light had been on continuously since July 2016. I gave. failure Shai Agassi Israel Better Place plug-in cars battery switch Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Battery Swapping

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Owning A Tesla Model S: New Book Offers Tips, Tricks, Inside Info (Book Review)

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Regular readers of Tesla forums will recognize the name of Nick J. Howe, whose hundreds of astute comments recently earned him accolades for "best forum postings over time," according to a reader poll. A Florida chemical engineer and owner of a Tesla Model S P85, Howe has technical savvy, dogged curiosity, and some inside Tesla contacts. He may

Electric Leaf order books open in Europe

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Nissan has confirmed that order books for its electric Leaf model will open to UK customers on September 1, ahead of the first deliveries set for March next year. The Japanese carmaker confirmed the date as the order books for the all-electric car open for customers in Portugal and Ireland. Tags: Nissan customers delivery electric car leaf order books

Oil Industry Will Begin To Vanish By 2030, Says New Book

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It''s an environmentalist''s dream, and it''s also the thesis of a new book, which claims the oil industry will effectively vanish in large part within the next two decades. What if electric cars and renewable energy became such common parts of our society that they made the oil industry obsolete? DON''T MISS: Will California Pioneer A World Beyond

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Electric Car Conversion Books

Electric Cars are for Girls

Electric car conversion books are the place to start if you want to build an EV, or convert a gas car to electric

Electric cars as bad as coffee or refrigerators: why we fear new things

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future plug-in cars innovation transportation policy consumer confidence BooksElectric cars face opposition not just from entrenched interests that benefit from the use of fossil fuels, but from car buyers as well. Shoppers continue to express concerns about things like range anxiety and availability of charging stations, among other factors. Many are simply unfamiliar with electric cars—and thus suspicious of.

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Jaguar E-Pace revealed–performance SUV with sports car looks rolls into the record books

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Jaguar E-Pace revealed–performance SUV with sports car looks rolls into the record books

2016 Chevrolet Volt Configurator Live, California Order Books Open

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Slowly but surely, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt is inching closer to showrooms. Californians can now order the second-generation Volt, while other consumers have a new tool with which to ponder a possible plug-in car purchase. Buyers in other states can at least keep themselves amused with an online configurator that launched recently on the Chevrolet. Plug-In Hybrids California plug-in cars Configurator

Order books open for new Mercedes E-Class Estate

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Order books have opened for the new E-Class Estate, while a new entry-level diesel engine option has been added to the saloon. Set to take on the BMW. Mercedes-Benz E Class Editors Picks

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Electric-Car Coloring Book By Irked Tesla Employee Explains It All For You

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One Tesla employee, annoyed at being asked the same questions over and over about electric cars--with the occasional ludicrous question thrown in--has created a coloring book about electric cars. As any electric car owner will know, there are still some surprising misconceptions about electric cars out there.

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Extent of Volkswagen diesel deceit detailed in new book

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It's getting close to two years since Volkswagen admitted it had installed "defeat device" software on hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles sold in the U.S. The fact that VW carried out the deception is a well-documented story, covering how the software worked, how the company cheated, and more. But what went on behind the scenes leading up to. TDI VW VW Group Volkswagen diesel scandal

Vauxhall opens Ampera order books in the UK

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The range-extended Vauxhall Ampera is now available to order as Vauxhall confirms that the first cars will arrive in UK showrooms from May. The highly-anticipated model, based on the Chevrolet Volt, is to arrive at 23 specialist retailers around the country over the coming months. Featuring parent firm, GM’s unique range-extended technology, the Ampera, sold [.]. Vauxhall ampera order specifications trim

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Nissan LEAF charges into the record books at Goodwood…in reverse

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The Nissan LEAF raced into the record books at Goodwood Festival of Speed last weekend as the fastest car to complete the hillclimb course in reverse. Professional stunt driver Terry Grant had three shots at the 1.6km course over the weekend, completing his first attempt on the Friday in a respectable 1m 37.02s, before smashing his [.]. Nissan electric cars green cars Nissan LEAF UK

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Nissan LEAF to reverse into record books

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The Nissan LEAF electric car (pictured) has already been something of a record breaker, having scooped both the European Car of the Year and World Car of the Year titles in 2011 – however, now it aims to show that even when it’s going backwards, it’s going forwards. That’s because the Nissan LEAF will attempt [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan goodwood green cars Nissan electric cars Nissan LEAF

SAE International releases 2nd edition of book on hybrid vehicle design

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SAE international has released a second edition of the book Hybrid Powered Vehicles , intended to provide executives and decision-makers with the necessary information for making the best choices pertaining to hybrid vehicle engineering. This second edition expands upon the details of the first book by detailing the major developments in the hybrid engineering world that have gained market share and traction.

Kelley Blue Book reports that values for fuel-efficient used vehicles have peaked

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In fact, Kelley Blue Book analysts currently see values for some of these vehicles dip into the red for the first time since January. If Saudi Arabia holds true to its planned production increase, Kelley Blue Book analysts expect used-car prices to continue to slip an additional 3 to 5% through summer, and even more if gas prices fall below $3.50 —Alec Gutierrez, manager of vehicle valuation for Kelley Blue Book.

Convoy of cars pushes Nissan LEAF into record books

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Nissan LEAF has entered the record books… again. The multi-award winning vehicle has set the record for the largest parade of electric vehicles. A convoy of 225 cars was driven around the Silverstone circuit to break the Guinness Word Record for ‘largest parade of electric vehicles’.

New Mazda CX-5 opens UK order books

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The final pricing and specification details of Mazda’s long-awaited new crossover vehicle, the CX-5 have been revealed as the pre-ordering opens for UK customers. The new CX-5 will be the first in Mazda’s range to make use of its new Skyactiv technologies; designed to give its cars great fuel economy gains without the need to [.]. Mazda Mazda CX-5 new SKYACTIV

Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar Pre-Order Books Open. In UK

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For Honda and Acura fans it''s been far too long since the companies made something truly exciting for driving enthusiasts. That should change when the new Acura NSX supercar arrives, following its debut fanfare at the Detroit Auto Show last year. Acura hasn''t yet revealed a release date for the NSX, nor full specifications on its hybrid

China’s leading mobile taxi booking app secures $600M from SoftBank Group, Alibaba Group and Tiger Global

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the operator and developer of KuaiDi Dache, a leading mobile taxi booking app provider in China, SoftBank Internet and Media, Inc. Launched in 2012, KuaiDi Dache has grown to become one of the leading and most widely used mobile taxi booking app providers in China. share of the mobile taxi booking market in China by cumulative user accounts. Travice Inc.,

RAC produces new guide to electric cars

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The first in a series of books to be produced in collaboration with the RAC, ‘Electric Cars-The future is now’ goes on sale this summer. In it the book seeks to provide answers to the sort of [.]. Tags: Electric cars Green credentials book copy efficient driving fuel future publishing RAC saving Veloce A new guide to electric cars is to go on sale, produced by motor industry publisher, Veloce Publishing.

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Let's Talk About Electric Cars Book

Electric Cars are for Girls

I''m happy to announce the release of our new book, called "Let''s Talk about Electric Cars: 8 Most Inspiring Interviews". I hope you enjoy this book and find it inspirational

Let's Talk About Electric Cars Book

Electric Cars are for Girls

I''m happy to announce the release of our new book, called "Let''s Talk about Electric Cars: 8 Most Inspiring Interviews". I hope you enjoy this book and find it inspirational

Renault Fluence ZE To Be Only Battery-Swap Car; One For The Books?

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To the untrained eye, the Renault Fluence Z.E. is a fairly unremarkable vehicle--a compact sedan not unlike other compact sedans sold all around the world. What makes it different is its electric drivetrain, but what separates it even more is the fact its battery can be swapped out for a new one in a matter of minutes. That''s the Better Place

Fuel efficient and great ownership profiles: Kelley Blue Book’s recommendations

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If you are looking for an efficient and affordable car, then Kelley Blue Book’s latest analysis may be of great interest to you, especially if you are US-based. Green credentials fuel efficient Kelley Blue Book ownershipThe US new and used vehicle data experts has assessed which vehicles offer the best fuel economy with a five-year’ Total Cost of Ownership’ of less than [.].

GS Yuasa books $30M in extraordinary losses for faulty batteries in Mitsubishi PEVs

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The Nikkei reported that GS Yuasa Corp. set aside ¥3 billion (US$30 million) for the April-June quarter as extraordinary losses associated with Mitsubishi Motors Corp.’s s recall of defective batteries used in its plug-in hybrids and electric cars (PEVs). Earlier post.). The batteries were made by Lithium Energy Japan, in which GS Yuasa holds a 51% stake. Mitsubishi Motors in June issued the recall, which incurs collection and replacement costs for GS Yuasa.

Climatecars launches hybrid taxi booking app

Green Cars News

Eco-conscious London commuters can now use their iPhone to order one of Climatecars’ low emitting taxis. The free app can be used to reserve a hybrid or electric minicab any time of the day, all year round, anywhere in the capital.

Ford opens order books for electric van

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Ford is to begin taking orders for its first electric van model, the Transit Connect Electric in the US as order books open tomorrow (November 2, 2011). The model forms one of the first step in the car maker’s electrification strategy, by which the firm intends to launch five electrified models by 2013 in Europe [.]. Ford Connect electric Transit U.S.A

Peugeot launches bookings for diesel hybrid

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With only 300 units of its limited edition diesel hybrid to be produced, Peugeot is now launching bookings for its 3008 Hybrid4 Limited Edition that will appear at the Geneva Motor Show today. The Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 comes with a 2.0litre HDi FAP 120kW diesel engine and an electric motor that has a maximum power [.]. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Peugeot geneva motor show Peugeot 3008 diesel hybrid Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 Peugeot diesel hybrids

Leclanché has confirmed order book of 95 MWh through 2018, qualified pipeline of >450 MWh

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At its 2016 Annual General Meeting in Switzerland, vertically integrated energy storage company Leclanché announced it has a confirmed order book of 95 MWh through 2018—equivalent to more than US$50 million in revenue—and a qualified pipeline of more than 450 MWh.

New FordPass service allows booking and pre-paying for parking

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FordPass ( earlier post ) now offers users the ability to find, book and pay for parking at garages in more than 160 cities in the United States—all before they even step into the driver’s seat; FordPass is free for Ford owners and non-owners alike.

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Porsche 914 EV Conversion

In my eagerness to balance the flywheel, I unhooked all the mechanical and electrical cables from the motor/transmission assembly and lowered it onto a furniture dolly.

VW to Tesla: 'Anything you can do, we can do better'

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With a new book imminent that gives new details on its diesel-emission cheating scandal, Volkswagen Group continues to struggle for positive corporate PR. Yet the company publicly appears to be confident that it has weathered the worst of that storm. Moreover, while its first high-volume electric cars won't hit the market until 2019 or 2020, the. VW Group Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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New SAE book on 48V technologies for mild hybridization

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SAE International announced a new book, 48-Volt Developments , available now on the SAE International website. Development of higher-voltage electrical systems in vehicles has been slowly progressing over the past few decades.

Nissan Leaf tops Kelley Blue greenest car list

Green Cars News

The Nissan Leaf has come first in the list of Top 10 Green Cars of 2011, as named by the expert editors of the US used car values publication, Kelley Blue Book. Nissan Kelley Blue Book leaf Top green carsEach year the valuation experts list their top green models, with this year’s list coming out just in time for Earth Day (April [.].

Electrifying new guides for EV buyers

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Electric cars book G-Wiz guide i miev leaf model NissanBuying a new electric car can seem like a big and daunting step even for the most technologically-keen people out there. As such, wouldn’t it be nice to have a clear, concise and unbiased guide to making the switch to EV drive? Well now you can! A new series of Electric Car Guides are now [.].

New Tesla Model S claims title of quickest production car in the world

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History books have been rewritten once again as Tesla can lay claim to the new Model S P100D being not only the quickest production car in the world, Tesla Model S Electric vehicles

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Peugeot’s 3008 HYbrid4 takes a LEAF out of Nissan’s book

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There may have been some teething problems and anxious reluctance but the hybrid car has been firmly established as a happily accepted form of transport for some time. However, it’s only until now that we’ve seen one which isn’t petrol driven. Up step, Peugeot’s 3008 HYbrid4 – the world’s first diesel-electric car – why didn’t [.]. Peugeot Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4

Volvo electric buses: quiet enough for classic-music concerts

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That makes it much easier to read a book, take a nap, or even listen to some live music. One advantage of electric city buses is the lack of noise from their powertrains. This week, the only guaranteed way to do the latter may be to ride a Volvo electric bus in Gothenburg, Sweden.