Used Electric Cars

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For the first time in around 80 years, it is possible in many parts of the world to buy a used electric car

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Electric Car History

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Ever wonder about electric car history, and how the gasmobile ate up the electric car's market in the US

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Chevrolet Bolt EV: Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2017

Green Car Reports

Each year, Green Car Reports chooses a new car, or a family of cars, as the best green car introduced in that model year. In 2011, our very first award, we picked the first-ever modern electric car to be sold in high volumes.

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Neighborhood Electric Cars

Electric Cars are for Girls

Neighborhood electric cars like the Zenn, high-speed three-wheeled electric cars, and low-speed electric vehicles all fit here

Porsche testing blockchain applications in cars

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In collaboration with the Berlin-based start-up XAIN , Porsche is currently testing blockchain applications directly in vehicles—making Porsche the first automobile manufacturer to implement and successfully test blockchain in a car.

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Geely acquiring flying car startup Terrafugia

Green Car Congress

Terrafugia aims to deliver its first flying car to the market in 2019, with the world’s first VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) flying car being made available by 2023. Terrafugia’s ‘The Transition’ is a practical flying car.

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Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivan

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In 2011, Green Car Reports launched an award for the new car, or family of cars, that represented the best green vehicle introduced for the model year. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To BuyThe Nissan Leaf won that year because it was the sole affordable battery-electric vehicle on the market. Over the next seven years, more than two dozen vehicles that plug in to the grid to recharge.

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Electric-car buyers want same things as all car buyers, research shows

Green Car Reports

It should come as no surprise to readers of this site that people who buy electric cars are normal people. Buying car buying Canada surveys plug-in cars fuel cellsA new study by Simon Frasier University in British Columbia adds to the body of evidence demonstrating that, though it comes to some unusual conclusions. The 2017 study examined 2,123 Canadians who planned to buy a new vehicle in the next.

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What if car buyers aren't ready for electric cars, even in California?

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It's accepted wisdom among electric-car fans and advocates that within a few years, mass-market car buyers will start snapping up battery-electric cars. Buying sales car buying California plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV First, battery prices have to come down to the point that electric vehicles aren't much pricier than comparable models with gasoline engines. But what it that assumption simply isn't backed up by.

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Mercedes-Benz launches new private car-sharing scheme: Croove

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A new car-sharing platform from Mercedes-Benz will go online at the start of December. The peer-to-peer car-sharing platform is another example of a CASE strategy project that has advanced from idea to implementation. On average, a car is parked up for 23 hours a day.

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Powerful Polestar, banning cars with engines, Best Car To Buy 2018, wireless charging: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, the three finalists for our annual Best Car To Buy award, a powerful plug-in hybrid coupe from Volvo's Polestar, the importance of wireless charging, and the Netherlands takes the lead. All this and more on Green Car Reports. First, the Dutch planned to ban sales of new cars with combustion engines after 2025. Today in Car News

Cleaner electric cars, Mercedes diesel plans, new Corolla hatch, green-car deals: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got our monthly roundup of green-car deals, a first look at a Toyota Corolla Hybrid (that we may not get), an interview with Daimler's CEO, and good news about electric cars—which got even cleaner in the U.S. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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Electric cars now 5 percent of California new-car sales: report

Green Car Reports

California continues to lead the country in adoption rates for cars that plug in, both battery-electric and plug-in hybrid models. The state offers numerous local and statewide incentives, and many utility companies reward customers for choosing an electric car over a fossil-fuel powered vehicle. Combined, it's made for a very electric-car. sales zero emissions California New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Transitions at Green Car Reports

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Regular readers of Green Car Reports may have noticed that our writing staff has changed in the last few weeks. If you can get them to admit it, many reporters and writers consider editors’ notes to be self-indulgent. Sometimes they’re necessary, however—and this is one of those times. DON'T MISS: 7 things we learned in 9 years. High Gear Media

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Apple Car dead, Fisker electric car hype, Faraday factory imperiled: Today's Car News

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Today, a report indicates that Apple is scrapping plans to build its own electric car, Henrik Fisker teases his latest electric-car design, raising questions in the process, and Faraday Future reportedly misses payments to the lead contractor on its Nevada factory. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Apple Car always faced insanely great. Today in Car News

3D printed car: The future of the automotive industry

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The post 3D printed car: The future of the automotive industry appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. When it comes to the automotive industry, additive manu […].

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Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks share live vehicle data to improve traffic safety

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Volvo Trucks is introducing a cloud-based service, Connected Safety, which allows Volvo trucks and Volvo cars to automatically alert each other to hazardous traffic situations. Volvo Cars had launched its own passenger-car version of Connected Safety was launched by Volvo Cars in 2016.

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Green Car Reports 2017 Best Car To Buy nominee: Chevy Bolt EV

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The announcement of the Chevrolet Bolt concept car came like a thunderclap at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. After unveiling the 2016 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, General Motors CEO Mary Barra rolled out a bright orange five-door hatchback electric car. Chevy plug-in cars Awards Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

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Finalist for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018: Nissan Leaf

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If any electric car aside from the Tesla Model 3 can be called "long-awaited," it would be the redesigned 2018 Nissan Leaf. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To BuyFirst thought to arrive as a 2016 model, it was widely assumed to be a 2017 to go head-to-head with the 238-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV launched last December. In the event, the second-generation Leaf has arrived as a 2018 model.

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Car Dealer 101: electric cars that aren't charged won't sell

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Electric-car owners and advocates have a tenuous relationship with the franchised independent car dealers who are the only legal way to buy a new vehicle in the U.S. Tesla excepted, if you want to buy a new car, you have to go to a dealership over which the carmaker has only limited control. Batteries sales dealers plug-in cars charging dealerships

Tango Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

It's small, but don't be too quick to judge the Tango electric car by its size

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One of these 3 cars will be Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2017

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The past year has been one of anticipation among green-car advocates, who've spent many months waiting for certain vehicles to emerge into production. Awards GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To BuyAt the start of the year, it was the Tesla Model X luxury electric utility vehicle, built in very low numbers for several months at the end of 2015. These days, it's the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV.

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Green Car Reports' 2017 Best Car To Buy nominee: Tesla Model X

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Pretty much any Tesla electric car is bound to start a conversation. The low, tiny 2008 Roadster, the sleek and Jaguar-esque 2012 Model S sedan, or the company's latest car, the 2016 Model X crossover utility vehicle. plug-in cars Awards Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To BuyBut as we experienced first-hand, the Model X has the most attention-getting device of any Tesla ever sold. DON'T MISS: 2016 Tesla.

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Finalist for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018: Hyundai Ioniq

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The company didn't introduce its first hybrid car in the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To BuyHyundai is known in the auto industry as an aggressive and very capable competitor, and the world's largest makers watch it closely and take it very seriously. until 2011 and, frankly, that year's hybrid Sonata sedan wasn't very good. Just six model years later, the company's hybrids.

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Electric cars will cost less to buy than regular cars by 2025: analysis

Green Car Reports

Range anxiety, the lack of electric vehicle charging infrastructure—or even awareness that it exists—and high purchase prices all play a part in the challenges faced by electric cars. Batteries sales Study New car sales plug-in carsStudies have shown that electric vehicles have a number of strikes against them in the minds on consumers who don't know much about them.

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Green Car Reports 2017 Best Car To Buy nominee: Toyota Prius Prime

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And when it reverts to running as a standard hybrid car, it's rated at. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To BuyThe 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is a far, far better plug-in hybrid than its predecessor. It defaults to electric-only operation, it has 25 miles of EPA-rated electric range, and in electric operation, it is by far the most energy-efficient vehicle you can buy this year in the U.S.

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Tesla founder, Chinese company launch SF Motors electric cars

Green Car Reports

While Musk has now become synonymous with the electric-car brand, Tesla was actually founded by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning, who had previously founded and sold a eBook reader company. China History plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Startups SF MotorsIn the beginning, there was Tesla, although it wasn't started by current CEO Elon Musk.

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Zap Electric Cars

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My favorite of the Zap electric cars is a zebra-striped Xebra. Sure, they do other paint jobs.but WHY

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Mercedes-Benz EQ electric car Geneva debut was.a rebranded Smart car

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Unveilings for several key new electric cars were expected during the media days for last week's Geneva auto show. But there had been word from Mercedes-Benz that it would introduce an EQ electric car as well. Geneva Motor Show Minicars Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The Jaguar I-Pace made its formal debut, and the Audi e-tron appeared in camouflage as a sort of full-size teaser display.

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Via update, CAFE support, Costa Rica electric cars, BMW i4 vs Model 3: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got electric cars for Costa Rica, support for keeping CAFE rules, a Via Motors update, and the future BMW i4 electric sedan that looks like it will face off against the Tesla Model 3. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car NewsCosta Rica works hard toward maintaining its reputation for eco-awareness, and now Mitsubishi is donating.

Electric cars are some of fastest-selling used vehicles in the U.S.

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Not every car buyer can afford a brand-new vehicle, which often makes gently used vehicles an appealing alternative. But while cars that plug in take only a small share of new-vehicle purchases today—about 1 percent—they're apparently very popular once they're used. In fact, electric and plug-in cars dominate the top 10 fastest-selling. car buying Plug-In Hybrids Used Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Electric cars emit less carbon than average U.S. new car, everywhere in the world

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When electric cars first arrived in 2011, it was a reasonable question: Aren't you just shifting emissions from the tailpipe to the smokestack? The answer is yes, but the carbon emissions per mile of an electric car—properly measured on a wells-to-wheels basis—are virtually always lower than those of a gasoline or diesel car.

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Sweden builds life-size slot-car track for long-distance electric-car charging

Green Car Reports

Like so many things, Sweden is taking a different approach to charging electric cars for long trips. The country has built a 1.2-mile-long slot-car track into a road near Arlanda airport outside Stockholm to test a new approach to charging electric cars and trucks, according to a report in New Atlas.

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VW electric-car concept, Tesla Model S race car, National Drive Electric Week: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we have Volkswagen's 2016 Paris Motor Show electric-car concept, Electric GT's Tesla Model S race car, and a recap of National Drive Electric Week. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Electric GT series reveals its Tesla Model S race car. A field of these cars will compete in seven races next year. Today in Car News

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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

Tesla Model S depreciates less, holds value better than most cars (not just electric cars)

Green Car Reports

Modern electric cars have now been on sale long enough that they are starting to appear on used-car lots in significant numbers. For buyers, this may offer a more affordable option than purchasing a new electric car. But how well with current owners do financially when they start looking to sell their electric cars? Used Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars depreciation

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Electric cars are cheapest to drive against gas cars in these states: new report

Green Car Reports

Electric cars still cost significantly more to buy than gasoline-powered vehicles of the same size and capabilities. But cars that plug in are almost always cheaper to run per mile, often by a significant multiple. Gasoline costs plug-in cars ownership costs electricity costs fuel costA study released Thursday has quantified those differences, comparing the cost-per-mile of gasoline versus electricity in different.

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Should you buy a portable Level 2 electric-car charger?

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Electric car chargers are becoming more affordable. Some electric-car drivers find benefit in carrying a portable charger that's faster than the standard Level 1 models that come with every electric car sold so far. Electric Car ChargersNow you can buy a portable, 16-amp charger one for less than the price of a cheap tablet computer.

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Electric Car Conversion

Electric Cars are for Girls

The electric car conversion is the world's best kept secret! You can buy them already done, or you can do it yourself

Electric car sales to soar, hydrogen UPS van, better batteries, Apple car: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got some optimistic projections on electric-car sales, possibly better batteries with a not-very-secret new ingredient, and an all-electric UPS van with a hydrogen range extender. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A couple of different studies suggest that consumer interest in plug-in electric cars is high, and their sales may. Today in Car News

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