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Tesla Model S broke Consumer Reports' rating system

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The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D did so well in Consumer Reports' test that the EV actually broke the ratings system. It was the highest-rated car CR has ever tested.

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Why gas is too cheap and yet still so expensive

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The price of a barrel of crude oil is at its lowest level for this time of year since 2004. AAA says pump prices should be under $2 per gallon, but that's not the case.

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Le Supercar hopes to be China's answer to Tesla

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LeTV shows off the first sketches of its planned electric car, called Le* Car. Company founder Jia Yueting plans for his luxury offering to compete with Tesla.

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First Drive Report: 2016 Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Sedan
It’s been hailed by Toyota as the next big thing in environmentally-conscious transport, contains a $50,000 hydrogen fuel cell stack which must be made by hand at great expense to the Japanese automaker, and has a global production volume of less than 6,000 cars over the next few years. Already on sale in Japan, the long-awaited 2016 […]
ElectraGirl: National Drive Electric Week – A Week Full of Electric Vehicles.
Saturday 22nd August 2015 This year National Drive Electric Week will take place from the 12th – 20th September 2015 across the US, Canada and even Hong Kong. Most of the events are mainly organised by volunteers like me. This year there are currently 147 events being held during the week – a number that […]
Reader Rides: How Temperature Effects Mileage Efficiency of the Toyota Rav4 EV versus a Gasoline-Powered Car
“Summertime, and the driving is easy…” I’m paraphrasing lyrics from George and Ira Gershwin’s Summertime that I first heard performed by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, but for those driving their car with an eye on energy efficiency, those lyrics hit home: summertime really does make it easier to drive further on less energy. Case in point?  Here in the Sacramento region of California, […]

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Foster + Partners and Nissan to redesign electric car stations - Dezeen

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Foster + Partners and Nissan to redesign electric car stations
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London architecture firm Foster + Partners is working with car brand Nissan to develop a concept for a charging station for electric vehicles. Foster + Partners and Nissan are drawing up plans for a Fuel Station of the Future, to cater for the one ...

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Bosch buys advanced battery start-up Seeo, targeting high-growth electric car ... - International Business Times UK

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Bosch buys advanced battery start-up Seeo, targeting high-growth electric car ...
International Business Times UK
German industrial conglomerate Bosch is acquiring Silicon Valley battery firm Seeo, including all of its intellectual property and research staff. With the move, Bosch is looking to enhance its offer to the electric car industry, which is witnessing a ...
Bosch acquires battery startup to target electric car marketITProPortal

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“The electric car is being stalled by a lack of charging network” - AutoExpress

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“The electric car is being stalled by a lack of charging network”
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I want to own an electric car – I really do. And I suspect there are plenty more people who feel the same way: that instant torque delivery, the eerie silence, the efficiency and never having to visit those miserable money-grabbing blokes behind the ...

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