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2016 Chevy Volt orders start tomorrow

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For dealers in California, the first orders for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt can be made on May 28. A few other states can make reservations on August 27, and things finally roll out nationwide October 1.

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Recharge Wrap-up: video touts Volvo electric buses, Nissan and BMW build EV chargers in S. Africa

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A Volvo short film shows why electric buses are better. Nissan and BMW will build South African charging network to improve EV sales. Renault-Nissan will shuttle COP21 attendees in its electric fleet. Visa sponsors the Formula E London ePrix.

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Tesla trying out pop-up stores

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Tesla is hauling two shipping containers around the US this summer to set up pop-up stores and put the Model S on display. The locations aren't entirely known, but they are following wealthy potential buyers to popular vacation spots.

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Daimler, Qualcomm Team Up To Work on Wireless Charging for Electric Cars — And your Phone, Too

In the past few years, we’ve seen various automakers tease wireless charging technology for electric cars, including Toyota, Honda, Renault, BMW, Nissan and Audi. Offering a world where electric cars simply park over an inductive plate on the ground and recharge their battery packs without you ever needing to plug-in, wireless inductive charging technology is […]

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Nissan Remains Quiet Amidst Rumours of Longer-Range 2016 Nissan LEAF. Here’s Our Take

On sale since December 2010, Nissan’s all-electric LEAF hatchback is currently the world’s best-selling electric car, with more than 120,000 examples sold to date. With the exception of a few fairly major changes — the first being a more efficient power electronics, charger, motor and HVAC system when Nissan moved production from a single facility […]

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Fastned Charging Network Offers Free Charging For Life When You Buy 2,500 Company Shares

As the number of plug-in cars on the roads rises, there’s an ever-increasing demand for public electric car charging infrastructure, especially in the form of reliable, high-power quick charging along major freeways and arterial inter-city routes. To help build that infrastructure and encourage the adoption of plug-in vehicles, governments around the world have offered generous […]

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Fancy test driving an electric car? Head down to a new motor show coming to ... - Bristol Post

Bristol Post

Fancy test driving an electric car? Head down to a new motor show coming to ...
Bristol Post
BRISTOL revealed its 100th electric car charging point last month, with more than £1 million being spent on installing them around the city. But despite the Source West project, it was revealed that the points were only used on average once a month ...

Here's everything we know about the electric car everyone thinks Apple is building - Business Insider

Business Insider

Here's everything we know about the electric car everyone thinks Apple is building
Business Insider
Recent hires by Apple — and their legal repercussions — lend more credibility to the possibility of an Apple electric car. Earlier this month, Apple settled a lawsuit brought against it by A123 Systems — a large-scale battery company that alleges ...
Apple's operations boss Jeff Williams drops hint firm IS working on electric ...Daily Mail
Apple exec drops heavy hint about electric carITProPortal
Apple drops hint firm is developing a carNew Zealand Herald
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This City May Soon Be the Best Place to Own an Electric Car - TIME

TIME

This City May Soon Be the Best Place to Own an Electric Car
TIME
At the start of 2015, there were a little over 1,000 plug-in electric cars in the greater Kansas City area. By the end of 2015, there will roughly be one public electric vehicle charging station for each of those cars.

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