Major manufacturer electric cars are entering their seventh year in the U.S. market and are gaining a foothold in part because they do offer distinct advantages. More than half a million have been sold to date, nearly all automakers have more in the works, and with 200-mile-plus range models like the Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model […]

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As it looks to its 113-year history, Ford Motor Company is aggressively preparing for a fast ride into a future projected to see as much change over the next five years as there has been in the previous 50. On Sept. 12 and 13, to herald all it is generally up to, the company held […]

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A trade publication that covers ethanol production is suggesting that American ethanol producers are using outdated methods to the measure levels of nitrogen oxide (NOx) that they’re putting out. It’s long been debated whether ethanol is a cleaner, more environmentally-friendly fuel than gasoline, and if ethanol producers are underestimating the amount of NOx that they’re […]

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If anyone who hasn’t heard of Tesla still mistakenly holds the opinion that electric cars are only boring or slow, the Model S P100D aims to set the record straight. The P100D is actually an upgrade from the P85D with “Insane” speed mode, then P90D with “Ludicrous” mode, and the P100D’s “Ludicrous” potential is a […]

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Have you heard of the Ford GT? It’s a sleek, mid-engined supercar that went racing and won its class in the grueling 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. Maybe you’ve heard of the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 or the Ford Focus RS? All these cars have high-horsepower motors and a focus on driver engagement […]

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As its on-sale date and production start approach, this week Chevrolet released more info on the 2017 Bolt EV which is a first in its class of next-generation electric cars. Automakers are always looking for ways to amplify excitement for their products, and Chevrolet’s bite-sized revelations are a latest trend to tease a new product […]

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Could we soon see EV chargers next to gas pumps at our local filling stations? According to emails exchanged by Shell and the British government, there’s a chance that could happen in the UK next year. The emails came to light as part of a Freedom of Information request by a blog that keeps an […]

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Just a few short moments ago, I was converted. No, not by electric drivetrains or other alternative sources of transportation fairy dust. I was converted by the four men in charge of the Fisker Karma’s resurrection — now called the Karma Revero — into believing the company’s viability as a future going concern. After being […]

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One of the biggest obstacles to widespread adoption of EVs is range, or lack thereof. So what minimum range will be needed for the public to feel more comfortable driving EVs? Is it the 200 miles being promised by the upcoming Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3? SEE ALSO: Chevrolet Teases 2017 Bolt EV ‘Regen […]

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Last month the 500,000th plug-in electrified vehicle was sold in the United States. Counting all plug-in hybrid and battery electric passenger vehicles back to 2008, the tally of leased and purchased PEVs through the end of August now make the U.S. the second major market after Europe to have crossed this milestone. Europe, which last […]

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