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The Questions About Better Place

The Questions About Better Place

The venture-funded Better Place consortium has ambitious plans to remake transportation for the 21st century. And they've gotten a lot of press, including more today for their release of a PR video demonstrating a two-minute battery pack swap. We weighed in on our skepticism over that one already... read more

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2011 Ford Focus - European model

Going Green: Ford Plants $550M into 2011 Focus Factory

Call it clever strategy or just a sign of the times, but Ford's doing a 180-degree turn and spending more than half a billion dollars to retool its Michigan Truck plant to... read more May 6, 2009 by  2

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So What Would You Think About a Saturn Kangoo Be Bop, Huh?

Sometimes just when you think the industry can't get any does. Take, for instance, two news items that crossed our desk in sequence today. First, Bloomberg and... read more May 6, 2009 by  0

Saturn Vue Two-Mode Hybrid

GM Hangs Onto Hybrids As Saturn Sails Into Sunset

It should hardly be a surprise that GM doesn't plan to toss out years of hybrid engineering work when it bids adieu to the Saturn brand. We always felt that recent reports to... read more May 5, 2009 by  0

GM-Segway Project P.U.M.A.

GM and Segway Look Ahead…To An Electric Rickshaw?

If you ask some of the foremost automotive designers, transportation experts, and futurists what personal transport will look like several decades from now, they’re likely... read more April 6, 2009 by  4

2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Chevrolet Cruze And Volt 'Family 0' engines Share Space

Yesterday General Motors announced that despite massive cutbacks, it will still be investing $250 million to make the 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine that will power (or help... read more February 25, 2009 by  0

Tesla Roadster NYC

'08/'09 Tesla Roadster Driven By AllCarsElectric In NYC

Sister site spent a day quietly blasting around New York City in a Tesla Roadster, the all-electric icon for the petroleum-free automotive movement. Site... read more February 23, 2009 by  5

2011 Dodge Circuit EV

2011 Dodge Circuit EV: It's A Roadster

A nice surprise for fans of sports cars with cross-hatched grilles: Yesterday's restructuring plan for Chrysler shows that its first electric vehicle will be the the 2011... read more February 18, 2009 by  3

2010 Ford Fusion

Ford Gets $55 Million Tax Incentive For Electric Development

Today Ford announced it is the recipient of a $55 Million tax incentive - a refundable tax credit - from the state of Michigan. The money will be channeled through the newly... read more February 17, 2009 by  1

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VW and Toshiba To Partner On Electric Drive Systems

On Thursday, VW signed a letter of intent with the Toshiba Corporation with the objective of jointly developing electric drive units for VW's proposed New Small Family of... read more February 14, 2009 by  0

Tesla Model S unveiling

Tesla Teases Model S Electric Sedan

Network site AllCarsElectric today showed us this second teaser image of Tesla's upcoming Model S electric sedan. The vehicle is slated for a March 26 public debut and is... read more February 12, 2009 by  2

2011 Chevrolet Volt

GM Paves Way For Chevy Volt Infrastructure At D.C. Auto Show

Yesterday GM announced an initiative at the Washington Auto Show aimed at preparing "early-adopter" cities around the U.S. for plug-in electrics like the 2011 Chevrolet Volt... read more February 4, 2009 by  2


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