2012 Hyundai Accent SE: Quick Drive Report--Commuter Car Test

Green Car Reports

Contrary to the practice in much of the rest of the world, subcompact cars are rarely the sole household vehicle in the U.S. They're more likely a second or third car, often used for commuting--and rarely occupied by more than a single person. With that in mind, we tried to assess our two and a half days in a 2012 Hyundai Accent SE hatchback from

Built to compete with the best of them

Electric Auto Association

The cars have come a long way since we purchased the original LEAF, which was a simple commuter's car; now the whole industry is moving into futuristic transportation. Striking style—and incredible features— inside and out Seeing my new First Edition EV6 in person was shocking.

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Riversimple introduces Rasa prototype two-seater fuel cell vehicle; 300 miles on 1.5kg H2; production version in 2018

Green Car Congress

unveiled the Rasa, a road-legal engineering prototype of its first two-seater hydrogen fuel cell road car, built for full European type approval. Riversimple plans to offer the car to motorists through a “sale-of-service” model. Customers will simply exchange or return the car at the end of the ownership period. Its lines were styled by Chris Reitz, one of Europe’s leading car designers. City car Fuel Cells HydrogenRiversimple Movement Ltd.

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You Can't Do That!!! (the day the dreamers "grow up")

DIY Electric Car

car, recycled batteries, recycled wires and recycled dreams." A couple weeks ago deer hit me on the way to work and destroyed our car, we were going to replace the car with another "beater" as a commuter car but thought this would be a perfect time to realize our dream and convert a car from gas to electric. We started looking more intently for a car which would make a ideal donor car and found Brian.

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Reflections on Converting a 914 to an EV

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

The conversion car came from camp914.com and had very little rust and good structural integrity. This made the car much easier to drive (similar to an ICE vehicle). The AC motor also provides regenerative braking for free, which also aids in stopping the car with the heavier battery weight. The critical parts needed to complete the car took eight months for delivery. The transmission on the original 914 was bad and rattled the car violently.

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MIT Battery Breakthrough Could Revolutionize Electric Cars : Gas 2.0

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

MIT Battery Breakthrough Could Revolutionize Electric Cars Written by Andrew Williams Published on March 12th, 2009 7 Comments Posted in Batteries , Electric Cars (EVs) Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed battery cells capable of charging in under a minute, an astonishing 100 times faster than a regular rechargable battery. The tango (commuter cars) says they only need 50 million to become profitable.

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Plug In America - Links and Resources

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Real Life EV Stories A Case for Electricity Plug In America Positions Energy Policy Frequently Asked Questions About Plug-in Buses Who Killed the Electric Car? Prop 87 Missed Opportunity RAVs to Keep Rolling in LA Holiday EVangelism ZEVTech Saving RAVs Holiday EVangelism Who Killed the Electric Car? nk City Electric car www.thinkelectric.org Documentary about electric cars, hybrids, hydrogen and the future of transportation. Who Killed the Electric Car?"

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