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

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

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2018 130

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

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

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2018 130

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

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

Don't worry about coal, electric cars are still cleaner

Green Car Reports

One of the easiest ways for electric-car drivers to get in an argument is discussing how much coal-fired electricity contributes to pollution. Now a new study by BNEF (a Bloomberg spinoff) can help give electric-car drivers some peace of mind in these arguments. It shows that electric cars are cleaner—even when they do run on primarily.

2019 86

‪@LATstevelopez You Must Live In An Alternate Universe Where CO2 Isn’t at 412ppm, Where We Aren’t Already In A Climate Crisis #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

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 237

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

Tango 163

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

US has world's second highest electric-car population

Green Car Reports

The race is on to see which countries can sell the most electric cars in an effort to reduce global warming. million electric cars on the road. As with most things Chinese, however, the population numbers—of people or of cars—don't tell the whole story. As with many things counted in raw numbers, China is far ahead, with 1.28 sales charging

2019 86

Shoppers willing to pay more for electric cars, survey finds

Green Car Reports

Electric and alternative-fuel cars aren't just for early-adopting geeks anymore. A new survey by InnovateMR about Americans' car-shopping practices found that a high proportion of younger consumers and those with higher education levels would opt for an alternative-fuel car, even if it cost more. MUST READ: AAA says interest in electric cars

2019 82

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

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 79

Production-bound Porsche Taycan electric car spotted cold-weather testing

Green Car Reports

Porsche's first electric car, the 2020 Taycan sedan, is sold out for a year—mainly to current Tesla owners. Now those buyers can get the best look yet at the new car, with photos from a spy photographer at our sister site MotorAuthority, who caught the car cold-weather testing. The photos show the Taycan with minimal camouflage, looking

2019 72

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

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

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 78

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

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 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

Geely announces first electric car aimed at global markets

Green Car Reports

In time with the Detroit auto show, Chinese automaker Geely announced its first electric car planned to go on sale worldwide. Called the GE11, Geely's first global electric car is a sedan about the size of a Honda Civic or Insight, with a similar sloping fastback design. The company did not specify a battery size or range, but said that the car.

2019 80

What happens to electric cars that have been flooded?

Green Car Reports

With all the floods from Hurricane Florence, what happens to electric cars? That's the question many electric car owners may be asking after the 100-year hurricane dropped more than two feet of rain in North Carolina, where a burgeoning electric car movement was springing up.

2018 97

(Reverse) Engineering Explained: What happens to old electric car batteries?

Green Car Reports

It's the same philosophy for electric-car batteries as for plastic grocery bags—almost. Reduce, reuse, recycle.

2018 105

California to pass half-million electric-car mark

Green Car Reports

By the end of November, California will have more than 500,000 electric cars registered in the state, according to the latest report from Veloz, a consortium of state regulators, utilities, and other advocates for electric cars. California already has 491,000 electric cars on its roads, out of the 1.02

2018 87

Volkswagen will make electric cars in Tennessee, at expanded plant

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen today announced that it would use Chattanooga, Tennessee as its North American base for assembling electric cars. under Volkswagen’s new electric vehicle initiative will also be built in the U.S., The decision to expand its Chattanooga facility means that many, if not all, of the vehicles that will be sold in the U.S. not Mexico. Volkswagen ID

2019 87

BMW plans to tone down styling of its electric cars

Green Car Reports

That is the question many electric automakers are asking as electric cars transition from being something new and different to being just another drive system for all types of cars. Among the most recognizable electric-car designs are those that stand out from the crowd: The original Nissan Leaf, the Toyota Prius. To stand out, or not to stand out.

2019 74

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

Report: Battery production could offset emissions gains from electric cars

Green Car Reports

A new report shows that emissions from producing large battery packs for electric cars could cancel out improvements from their low emissions for years. The report comes from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, which is usually optimistic about electric cars. In May, the analytic arm of the finance publishing house predicted that electric cars will make

2018 87

Audi Super Bowl ad: Heavenly electric-car future, hackneyed themes?

Green Car Reports

Audi’s 2019 Super Bowl ad for Sunday’s Big Game focuses in on the brand’s electric and electrified future. Like many EV ads, it’s a head-scratcher.

2019 99

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 191

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 61

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 119

New Electric Cars, Public Safety, and Emergencies

Electric Cars are for Girls

Have you ever wondered what would happen if a high-voltage electric car got into a high-speed crash?

2011 237

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

VW plans 27 electric cars by 2022 on new platform

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen is doubling down on its electric car strategy, it announced at a press event in Dresden, Germany on Monday. The company announced plans to build 27 electric cars on its upcoming MEB affordable electric-car architecture by 2022 in an effort it calls "Electric for All." Those include cars already announced, such as the ID small hatchback

2018 87