Used Electric Cars

Electric Cars are for Girls

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

2014 166

Electric Car History

Electric Cars are for Girls

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

2012 187

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

Sparrow Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

The Sparrow electric car was featured in Austin Powers 'Goldmember'. Groovy, baby

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

Green Car Reports

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.

2018 68

Report: Rising electric-car production may strain unexpected resources

Green Car Reports

Despite electric cars producing no tailpipe emissions, not all of their effects will be environmentally beneficial, according to a recent report by McKinsey & Co. The group, which is often optimistic about electric car adoption, forecasts that by 2030, plug-in cars will make up at least 20 percent of car sales globally, and up to 35 percent in

2018 58

Volkswagen to offer electric car sharing services

Green Car Congress

The Volkswagen brand will offer car sharing services in future. The WE customer platform is to begin rolling out various vehicle-on-demand services, in particular car sharing, in Germany in 2019. We are convinced that the car sharing market still has potential.

2018 83

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 Batteries: Lithium!

Electric Cars are for Girls

Best electric car batteries for conversions are LiFePO4 prismatic cells. Interview with Lithium Storage and EVTV on the marriage of lithium and EVs

2011 137

Toyota's First Electric Car?

Plugs and Cars

is reporting: "Toyota's iQ-based electric car, due to be launched in 2010, will get its own body style to create a stand-alone model which will become Toyota’s first all-electric car" (emphasis added.) Autocar.co.uk

2009 130

Volkswagen to offer electric car sharing services

Green Car Congress

The Volkswagen brand will offer car sharing services in future. The WE customer platform is to begin rolling out various vehicle-on-demand services, in particular car sharing, in Germany in 2019. We are convinced that the car sharing market still has potential.

2018 78

Electric car rebates end in Ontario, Canada

Green Car Reports

Following the election of Conservative Doug Ford as premier July 7, Ontario, Canada, has canceled the province's generous tax incentives for electric cars, according to an announcement on Wednesday on the Ministry of Transportation's website. The move was widely expected after Ford ran on a platform of cutting government expenses, which included. Canada tax credit

2018 63

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

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".

2013 166

Electric Cars - Yes We Can!

Plugs and Cars

[©Nikki Kahn - The Washington Post] East Coast - Along the route President-elect Obama rode on his way to DC, electric car activists spell it out. Tags: train route yes we can barack obama electric cars drive change charge baby charge battery electric car

2009 130

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Electric Cars

DIY Electric Car

Yes, we''re talking about the electric car. However, it is only recently that cost effective electric cars have started getting manufactured. However, electric cars come with their own set of advantages and disadvantages. Lo and Behold! The future is here.

2013 141

Build Your Own Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

You can build your own electric car. It's not rocket science, and there are conversion kits available

Electric Car Motors: Horsepower

Electric Cars are for Girls

For electric car motors, the first question is usually "Horsepower

2009 139

GM Promotes an Electric Car

Plugs and Cars

Tags: GM ev1 regenerative breaking battery electric car

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Most Popular Electric Car Motors

Electric Cars are for Girls

There are a lot of electric motors out there, but just a few make up the majority of electric car motors being used today

2011 143

Panasonic works to develop cobalt-free electric-car batteries

Green Car Reports

One of the most widespread concerns about electric cars centers around the availability and cost of cobalt. While the signature element in modern electric-car batteries, lithium, is mined in only a few countries, it is relatively easily accessible, and so Cobalt is an element used in lithium-ion batteries to build stability and increase safety.

2018 76

Conservative poll says Americans resent electric-car tax credits

Green Car Reports

Results of a study released Tuesday by the American Energy Alliance found that most voters object to tax credits for electric cars. Tellingly, the poll also shows that the public generally supports electric cars themselves. Two-thirds said they are better for the environment than than gasoline powered cars, and 50 percent (a plurality) named that

Oil refiners express skepticism, worry over electric cars

Green Car Reports

A recent survey by the World Refining Association shows some oil industry executives are becoming concerned about how the proliferation of electric cars may affect their business. A core of respondents, however, seem unconvinced that electric cars are a threat. In the survey published late last month, 61.1 percent of professionals in the oil.

2018 62

Using the Lynch Motor for Electric Cars

Electric Cars are for Girls

For his electric car, Dr. Paul Pancella twinned two Lynch motors together for full-size performance from a half-size motor The Lynch motor has a reputation for having an outstanding power-to-weight ratio - but they're small.

2012 162

Electric Car Battery Chargers

Electric Cars are for Girls

Electric car battery chargers are expensive, and for some reason are the last thing folks want to spend money on

2012 102

Tesla dominated electric-car sales in Canada in June

Green Car Reports

Electric cars accounted for nearly 3 percent of all passenger vehicles sold in Canada in June, thanks to a surge of Tesla Model 3 deliveries. Canada Car SalesWith the California-based automaker famously coy about country-by-country deliveries, June delivery data won’t be finalized until later this month. Several other automakers also decline to break out.

2018 72

Revenge of the Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

There's not much revenge in Revenge of the Electric Car. Come meet the new heroes behind the EVolution

2012 116

Electric-car pioneer Paul Scott looks back on 15 years of plugging in

Green Car Reports

was unaware that modern electric cars got their start in California between 1996 and 2002. History EV1 plug-in cars Who Killed the Electric Car? Most of the U.S. Many of the earliest owners and EV advocates from those days remain involved 20 years later, though their names may be familiar only to a small group of activists. One of those people is Paul Scott, who's been part of several important. Plug-in America

2018 70

Find an Electric Car for Sale

Electric Cars are for Girls

Find an electric car for sale, new or used, at auction or 'buy it now

2012 139

Toyota Scion IQ Electric Car - 2012

Electric Cars are for Girls

Toyota's in the electric car game , if a little late. And no, it's not a hybrid, either! Have a look

2011 166

Electric Car Sharing

Electric Cars are for Girls

Marc Geller mentioned a few minutes ago on Twitter that he rented his electric vehicle to a Canadian through a peer-to-peer car sharing service called Getaround. I love this idea for getting people into electric cars! Might not be available for sale in your neighborhood, but if you happen to be visiting San Francisco you can rent one for a while, and see how you like it. They have gas-guzzlers too, of course, but.Tesla roadster, anyone?

2011 128

JLR to pump money into electric cars instead of diesel

Green Car Reports

Jaguar-Land Rover said in a presentation to investors Monday that weak demand for diesel-fueled cars has prompted it to increase its investment in electric cars by 25 percent—to $18 billion—by 2025. Where the company previously said it would offer an electrified version of each new model it introduced after 2020, it now says that it

2018 74

Electric Cars Facebook Photo Contest!

Electric Cars are for Girls

Do you have a favorite photo of your electric car? (.or or whatever other electric vehicle you happen to have!) Photo with the most likes gets to be April's Electric Cars are for Girls FB cover photo Come on over to Facebook by Mar. 31 and enter it into the cover photo contest.

2012 128

Electric Cars Facebook Photo Contest!

Electric Cars are for Girls

Do you have a favorite photo of your electric car? (.or or whatever other electric vehicle you happen to have!) Photo with the most likes gets to be April's Electric Cars are for Girls FB cover photo Come on over to Facebook by Mar. 31 and enter it into the cover photo contest.

2012 128

New Electric Car Concept

DIY Electric Car

My team and I are bringing into production a unique and futuristic, electric, three-wheel car. We at Orlando M concepts are very excited that we can share this with our fans and become a network of people who can share different ideas about green technology, futuristic motorcycles, three wheelers and car designs. How are you all doing? My name is Orlando M. We would like to invite you to our Facebook page, and like us.

2013 100

BMW debuts iX3 SUV electric car

Green Car Reports

The iX3 SUV, revealed in Beijing today, brings BMW into the mainstream when it comes to electric cars. No longer will BMW electrics be specialized models that look like science experiments, made of space-age carbon fiber or riding on skinny tires for the ultimate efficiency. Instead, the company will revert to building electric versions of its

2018 63

Kia Niro electric car debuts in Korea

Green Car Reports

Kia displayed a new Niro EV electric car concept at the Consumer Electronics Show last January, and the production car just made an appearance in South Korea at the Fifth International Electric Vehicle Expo. Based on the Niro hybrid and plug in hybrid already sold stateside, the Niro EV takes the concept one step further by dispensing with the gas

2018 62

Electric car predictions: panel video from NY Auto Show

Green Car Reports

Every so often, Green Car Reports is asked to take part in panels and industry events discussing the future of advanced auto technologies—particularly electric cars. Videos Future Cars plug-in cars Who Killed the Electric Car

2016 82

Tom Hanks on his electric car

Plugs and Cars

Tom Hanks' letter to the editor of the New Yorker about his electric car, a Toyota RAV4 EV. Boyer, in his otherwise spot-on piece about the car industry, assumes that I once leased G.M.’s Tags: toyota rav4 ev battery electric car tom hanks

2009 151

Study equates model selection, infrastructure with electric-car sales

Green Car Reports

A paucity of plug-in car models available across the United States is holding back electric-car adoption. That's a major conclusion of a new study by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)—the organization that helped uncover Volkswagen's diesel cheating scandal in the United States. The latest ICCT study looked at plug-in

2018 59