The most important electric cars for 2020

Green Car Reports

Electric-car debuts continue apace for 2020, and not one on our list feels like a rush job from any of their respective automakers. That’s because mainstream electric cars have become deliberate automobiles themselves.

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Electric Car Conversion Kits

Electric Cars are for Girls

Wondering where the best places are to get electric car conversion kits? Here are a few of my favorites

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Trending Sources

Electric Car Charging: We Can Do This!

Electric Cars are for Girls

So you've got a new (or new to you) electric car. Welcome to the world of electric car charging What are you going to do when your battery runs low?

2018 153

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 203

BMW Electric Car: The i3

Electric Cars are for Girls

The BMW electric car offering from BMW group is called the i3, and wow, it is really a head-turner

2019 89

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

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 222

@LATimes The Real News Is The More Expensive Gasoline Is The More Electric Cars Get Sold. #JoeTakesOnTheNews

Creative Greenius

climate change electric cars environment fossil fuels News News Media plug-in cars renewable energy Saving Energy Sustainability Truth & Reality Los Angeles Times

2018 130

Commentary: Impeaching and removing Trump will save electric cars

Green Car Reports

For the electric-car.

2019 108

Sparrow Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

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

Austin 178

2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV: How GM’s only electric car stacks up after 3 years

Green Car Reports

I was riding shotgun in the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car when a sign loomed up on the left side of the road: “Dismal Nitch.” Sometimes, if you’re lucky, the captions write themselves.

2019 112

1,000-mile electric car unveiled: Aptera returns 10 years later

Green Car Reports

What's the minimum necessary range for an electric car? So the idea of an electric car with 1,000. The world's auto industry seems to have settled on 200-plus miles for North America and 300 kilometers (160 miles) or more for European and Asian markets.

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Commentary: Electric cars may spawn the next digital divide

Green Car Reports

From cell phones and internet in the 1990s to simple electricity in the 1890s, new technologies have trickled down from the wealthy (or business) to middle class consumers. New technology is expensive.

2019 106

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".

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Lexus to reveal upcoming electric car at Tokyo auto show

Green Car Reports

Lexus is reportedly working on a new electric model to unveil at the Tokyo motor show in October. The car will be a small city electric car, based on an updated version of the company's 2015 LF-SA concept, according to a report in British car magazine Autocar.

2019 108

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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Zap Electric Cars

Electric Cars are for Girls

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

2012 153

Regional discounts can make electric cars a steal

Green Car Reports

In some places, you almost can't afford not to buy an electric car. Adding regional incentives to state and federal incentives can cut the price of some electric cars nearly in half and make them cheaper than some used cars or the most basic of new gas models.

2019 105

Lexus developing electric-car platform, considering in-wheel motors

Green Car Reports

Electric cars are winning over even the most skeptical of automakers. Last month, Toyota announced it was teaming up with Subaru to develop a dedicated electric platform for a new SUV.

2019 109

High Voltage Wire Gauge Size for Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

What type of wire is required or recommended for the primary power from the battery to the controller -then to the motor? must it be shielded? does it

2018 142

Subaru and Toyota broaden partnership for electric cars, autonomous tech

Green Car Reports

Toyota and Subaru announced Friday that they will expand their partnership into connected-car programs and a co-developed electric vehicle platform.

2019 104

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 237

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 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 182

Nissan LEAF first electric car to pass 400,000 unit sales

Green Car Congress

The Nissan LEAF is the first electric car to surpass 400,000 sales. Introduced in 2010 as the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF has led the way in making the excitement and convenience of electric driving accessible to non-luxury buyers.

2019 145

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 194

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 182

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 182

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 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 146

Beyond Tesla, electric cars lose value faster than other vehicles

Green Car Reports

Lower maintenance and repair needs plus lower energy costs can make a very convincing case for electric car ownership. Then, electric vehicles have an issue that can.

2019 108

Top 7 Best, Classy and Fastest Electric Cars In Today?s World

DIY Electric Car

With the technology that the automotive industry has today, it is not surprising to see cars out performing records on an annual basis. Over the years, we were made to believe that petrol is the best option to run cars. Why make electric cars? Detroit Electric SP:01.

2017 164

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

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

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 71

Electric car sales boom in California, as plug-in hybrids and small cars sputter

Green Car Reports

Even as sales of small cars drop in California and across the country, sales of electric cars continue to climb, breaking past 5 percent of the market so far in 2019. Car Sales

2019 114

2020 Porsche Taycan electric car: Seven things we didn't expect

Green Car Reports

The 2020 Porsche Taycan is the German sports-car maker’s first all-electric car. It’s also the most serious competitor yet to the Tesla Model S, the groundbreaking luxury electric car that’s in its seventh year on sale. A good deal of information about the Taycan electric sedan has already been released or leaked.

2019 74

Google Maps adds electric-car charging locations

Green Car Reports

In a banner day for electric-car drivers, Google announced on Wednesday that it will add electric-car charging stations to Google Maps. The app will now show Tesla Supercharging stations as well as ChargePoint, EVgo, Blink, and SemaConnect networks in the U.S. as well as networks in Britain, Australia, and New Zealand. It will not include. Charging Networks

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 195

Electric car-sharing programs expanding in U.S.

Green Car Reports

Electric cars and car sharing go naturally together. With lower maintenance, electric cars are also easier to maintain for fleets than gas cars. Combined with gas cars, car-sharing fleets can also provide a backup for electric-car owners who want occasional access to a larger. Car SharingBoth aim to clean up the environment by reducing gasoline consumption.

2018 83

Ford plans to revamp Michigan plant for 2023 electric car production

Green Car Reports

Ford Motor Company yesterday announced a plan to build future electric vehicles at a Michigan plant that currently makes the Ford Mustang. Ironically, the plant won’t be where Ford will ramp up production next year of its Mustang-influenced all-electric performance SUV; but the move represents an important shift for Ford. Electric Car Mach 1

2019 82

Mazda plans new dedicated electric car

Green Car Reports

Mazda may not have shown an electric car at last week's LA auto show, but it is poised to join the electric-car revolution. A new report in British Autocar magazine notes that the zoom-zoom automaker will introduce a new electric model in 2020 that won't be shared with other gas cars in Mazda's lineup.

2018 83

Lexus teases design of upcoming city-sized electric car

Green Car Reports

Lexus has released a teaser shot—and video burst—for a new electric-car concept, due to be revealed later this month at the Tokyo Motor Show.

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