Electric Car Facts and FAQ

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Electric car facts and frequently asked questions from the e-mail bag. There's no such thing as a dumb question

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Electric Car Conversion Kits

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

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BMW Electric Car: The i3

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

2019 148

Alphabet Soup: Electric Car Acronyms and Abbreviations

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Wondering about all those strange letters of the electric car world? I'm about to explain them

2019 135

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

2014 203

Electric Car Charging: We Can Do This!

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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

Neighborhood Electric Cars

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

@LATimes Charles Fleming’s Hit Piece On Electric Cars Reveals His Own Epic Ineptness. #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 142

Formula E electric-car racing busts 5 persisting EV myths

Green Car Reports

Despite the growing number of electric cars in production, EVs are still new and different to most drivers. Ignorance of the technology has allowed various electric car myths to persist. One myth is that electric cars.

2020 114

The most important electric cars for 2020

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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.

2019 114

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

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2018 142

Sparrow Electric Car

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

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Want to help build a VW electric car?

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The automaker is letting visitors to its "glass house" factory in Dresden, Germany, help build e-Golf electric cars. If you like DIY projects, Volkswagen has an offer that might interest you.

2020 92

In 2019, electric car chargers grew by 60% as EV sales rose just 6%

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For many households, public charging infrastructure is necessary for electric cars to replace gasoline vehicles, while for companies or utilities, electric cars are necessary to support such an infrastructure.

2020 106

Let's Talk About Electric Cars Book

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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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Tango Electric Car

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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

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

2012 154

High Voltage Wire Gauge Size for Electric Car

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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 169

Dyson electric car would have had 600-mile range, founder claims

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British inventor and entrepreneur James Dyson made headlines with plans to develop an electric car, only to scrap the project in October 2020.

2020 90

Porsche reveals base-model Taycan electric car—so far only for China

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In China on Monday, Porsche revealed the first details for a version of the Taycan electric car it hasn’t officially shown anywhere else in the world: a rear-wheel-drive, single-motor version.

2020 89

Toyota Scion IQ Electric Car - 2012

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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

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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

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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?

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Most Popular Electric Car Motors

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

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Electric Cars Facebook Photo Contest!

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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.

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Electric Cars Facebook Photo Contest!

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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.

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Tesla Model S Long Range Plus: 400-mile range an electric-car first

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Tesla has accomplished another electric-car first with its Model S. “Starting today, all North American Model S Long Range Plus vehicles have an official EPA-rated range of 402 miles,” Tesla announced in a company post Monday afternoon.

2020 102

Build Your Own Electric Car

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

Report: Kia high-performance "halo" electric car due in 2021

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Kia's next electric car could take a very different route from its previous EV models, according to a new report. Due to arrive in 2021, it will be distinct "halo" model positioned above the current Niro EV and Soul EV, reports Autocar.

2020 103

Apple CarPlay will help BMW i4 electric car find chargers along the way

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A new iPhone-based digital key will be offered soon on many BMW models, first on the 2021 BMW 5-Series, and Apple CarPlay-based electric-vehicle charger routing will be included in the upcoming BMW i4 electric car due in late

2020 92

How the Sono Sion electric car will use every body panel as a solar panel

Green Car Reports

In a sea of electric-car startups, Sono Motors has no problem standing out. And the car will be made with China’s NEVS at. The Munich-based company aims to build an unpainted plastic-paneled, solar-cell-covered urban hatchback primarily for Europe.

2020 114

Electric Car Batteries: Lithium!

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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

Electric car review from 1959: A snapshot of EV enthusiasm decades before Tesla

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The electric car wasn't invented by Tesla with its Roadster, or by GM with the EV1. It goes back more than a century, with a long list of hopefuls hindered from widespread production by a complicated but familiar set of factors. The 1959 Charles Town-About was one of those hopefuls.

2020 104

Renault launches new all-electric car-sharing service in Paris

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Automaker-operated car-sharing services haven't achieved much success, but that hasn't deterred Renault from launching one in Paris. Renault's Zity car-sharing service, which started in Madrid in 2017, will launch in the French capital in March. Car Sharing Green Life

2020 96

Audi team to create "highly efficient electric car" due in 2024, speed up EV development

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Audi is looking for ways to speed up the development of future electric cars in what it hopes will serve as a model for the rest of the Volkswagen Group, the automaker said in a press release Friday.

2020 105

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

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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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Very fast electric-car charging will require a new generation of cables?and cable cooling

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As onboard chargers and DC fast-charging stations get more powerful, cables could become the limiting factor in electric-car charging speed. Supplier Huber+Suhner has developed a next-generation cable that should enable faster charging.

2020 111

Electric Car Conversion Books

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

Polestar Spaces, Dyson electric car, ride-hailing EV mandate: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The 600-mile Dyson electric car was revealed this weekend. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. The Polestar 2 electric car is on its way to U.S. Today in Car NewsPolestar outlines where its first U.S. showrooms will be.

2020 99

Survey: 70% of Americans are electric-car virgins, same GM EV1 barriers persist today

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Almost a decade after the first modern, mainstream, electric cars went on sale, myths and misconceptions persist. The majority of Americans surveyed—70%—had never been in an electric car.

2020 102

Polestar Precept concept teases future flagship four-door electric car

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Polestar Tuesday revealed the first full photos and information for the Precept, a concept electric car that will be shown in March at the Geneva International Motor Show.

2020 93

Electric cars are cleaner than gasoline ones in 95% of the world, study finds

Green Car Reports

A new study confirms what electric car drivers already know: that EVs are cleaner than gasoline cars, even when emissions from electricity generation are factored in.

2020 109

Lucid Air electric car: Fleet of 40 prototypes temporarily parked

Green Car Reports

Lucid has temporarily parked a fleet of 40 prototypes for its Air electric sedan and, apparently trying to make the most of the situation, it's released a short video showing the whole fleet of cars parked together.

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