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Risks for Electric Cars are Different, not Non-Existent

To say that electric vehicles are safer than their internal combustion counterparts may technically be statistically accurate but recent events with Tesla’s Model S have shown that the risks involved with driving these cars...
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Manhole Covers: the Future of Electric Car Charging

Big news out of the Big Apple this week: HEVO, a New York-based green energy company announced plans to introduce a new means of electric car charging into the NYC cityscape. Their delivery system...
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Tesla Announces Plans to Rapidly Build a Cross-Country Supercharging Network

In rather dramatic fashion, Tesla last week announced it plans to build a cross-country “supercharger network” so its well-heeled Tesla Model S drivers can travel from coast to coast – and for free!The charging...
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Tesla Model S – The Last Word In Green Car Technology

Tesla's Model S has redefined the concept of eco-friendly vehicles. It has set the new benchmark in green technology and is the most practical and stylish electric car in the market. What makes it...
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USC develops next-generation lithium ion battery technology

Researchers at USC, according to recently published research in Nano Research, have "developed a new lithium-ion battery design that uses porous silicon nanoparticles in place of the traditional graphite anodes to provide superior performance.""It's an exciting...
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Nissan Expanding Quick-Charging Capabilities in United States

The path to broader adoption of electric vehicles in the United States includes developing a national charging infrastructure. Nissan is not only competing in the auto industry with the all-electric LEAF but investing heavily...
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Nissan Announces Improvements for 2013 Leaf

Emerging from a less than spectacular sales year, during which expectations for the Leaf were missed by a long shot, Nissan has announced several upcoming improvements for its EV.  The 2013 model year will...
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EV Charging Canopy Installed at San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo is among the most popular attractions in California thanks to more than 3,700 intriguing animals and favorable weather. This zoo acts as an educational resource for tourists and local residents...
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Wirelessly charged electric bus unveiled by Utah State University

In July 2011, Utah State University's Research Foundation demonstrated 90 percent electrical transfer efficiency of five kilowatts over an air gap of 10 inches and thus, validated that electric vehicles can be charged with wireless...
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National Parks Installing EV Charging Stations

If you’ve recently purchased a plug-in EV and were thinking about taking a road trip to one of America’s many National Parks, you just might be in luck. The Huffington Post reports that Zion...