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Tesla's First Takers: BMW, Nissan Talk To Elon Musk & Co. About Battery Charging

Tesla's First Takers: BMW, Nissan Talk To Elon Musk & Co. About Battery Charging

Last week, Tesla Motors and its charismatic CEO, Elon Musk, did something very, very unusual. After dropping cryptic hints about some "controversial" plans, Musk revealed that Tesla would make its patented electric car technology available to anyone, at no cost, with no threat of lawsuits, provided... read more

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Polar Charging Post and Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf Owner Spends Day In Jail For Stealing 5 Cents Of Electricity: UPDATED

UPDATE: See below The owner of an all-electric Nissan Leaf got quite a shock last month when he was hauled to jail for stealing electricity to charge his car. According to... read more December 5, 2013 by 


 
Ford Fusion Energi charging.

Electric Car Adoption Lagging Because Drivers Have Nowhere To Park & Charge Them

Sales of electric cars are slowly picking up, but fans of vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and the Tesla Model S often wonder why the numbers aren't improving faster. A new... read more November 13, 2013 by 


 
Hevo wireless electric car charging station

That's Not A Manhole Cover, It's An Electric Car Charger

Fully electric cars and range-extended vehicles like the Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, and Chevrolet Volt have only been on the market a few years, but it's pretty clear that... read more October 21, 2013 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S

Tesla Reveals Model S Logs, Says New York Times Writer Fudged Facts

Last week, the New York Times published an article by John Broder detailing his attempt to drive a Tesla Model S from Washington, D.C. to Boston, Massachusetts using Tesla's... read more February 14, 2013 by  7


 
2012 Chevrolt Volt Gas Station Advert

Study: Chevrolet Volt Drivers Suffer From 'Gas Anxiety'

One of the biggest hurdles facing electric car manufacturers is range anxiety -- that is, the public's fear that the battery on an electric vehicle will run out of juice... read more October 19, 2012 by  27


 
2011 Toyota Prius

2012 Toyota Camry, Saab Woes, Toyota Prius: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Toyota Camry has been accidentally revealed in an assembly plant video. [TheCarConnection] According to the EPA, the Toyota Prius is no longer the most... read more July 27, 2011 by 


 
Screenshot from Pay With PlugShare app for electric-car charging

PlugShare: Building An EV Charging Community

Xatori has released a new iPhone app that will build a community of EV charging station locations. The goal is to relieve EV owners of what is commonly known as "range... read more March 7, 2011 by 


 
Barack Obama

Obama Allots $200 Million To Support EV Adoption

President Obama's draft budget for 2012 hasn't made as many headlines as it might've due to the current Middle Eastern political turmoil, but tucked away inside the $3.7... read more February 15, 2011 by  2


 
2011 BMW M3 performance package

Today at High Gear Media: Leaf, Volt, M3 and Vintage Carrera

We've driven the 2011 Nissan Leaf so many times, we thought we'd give you a rating and a full review--but don't think you're stepping ahead of us in line. [TheCarConnection]... read more October 25, 2010 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

The Electrics Are Coming: Is There a Charge Point in Your Home's Future?

Like it or not – and many consumers are still in the wait-and-see category – the wave of electric vehicles is about to sweep the country. At least, that’s... read more September 27, 2010 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Going Green With Appliances: Like Taking 100M Cars Off The Road

We've seen the trends; car shoppers are increasingly considering fuel consumption in car puchases, and thinking about the energy we spend getting around—some purely for... read more August 4, 2010 by 


 
Mitsubishi MiEV

Japanese Automakers Team Up To Promote EV Standards

New technology is almost always exciting. However, it's also always evolving, which means that today's cutting-edge cars, computers, and home entertainment systems might not... read more March 15, 2010 by  1


 
nissan leaf ev 019

2011 Nissan LEAF: Smartphone Integration, Coming At Launch

Just a few weeks ago, we reported that smartphone vehicle control isn't as far away as you might think. Five to seven years ago, more than a quarter of all new vehicles are... read more December 11, 2009 by  1


 
2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

Preview Drive: 2011 Nissan LEAF EV Prototype

High Gear Media has at last driven the 2011 Nissan LEAF electric car. Okay, admittedly it's a stretch to say that we actually drove the LEAF, but we did take a quick spin in... read more December 11, 2009 by  21


 
Mitsubishi - Best Buy

Mitsubishi, Best Buy Test MiEV; U.S. Electric Car Due In 2011

Mitsubishi today announced a new partnership with electronics retailing giant Best Buy, to place four vehicles initially with Best Buy’s Geek Squad computer-tech team... read more December 2, 2009 by  1


 
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