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Tesla Model S Road Trip Goes Cross-Country For $0

January 28th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

Tesla Model S owner John Glenney and his daughter, Jill, became the first people to cross the country using the recently-completed Tesla Supercharger network. The trip took a week and 1,366 kWh of electricity to complete, but cost $0 thanks to the free Supercharger refills. It’s harrd not to be impressed

LG Chem Plant Finally Making American Batteries For Chevy Volt

August 7th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

More than two years ago, Korean tech company LG Chem opened a battery plant in Holland, Michigan, with a deal to produce batteries for the Chevy Volt. But slow sales have meant not enough work for the plant, which finally went online this month. The first Volts sporting American-made LG chem batteries will hit streets sometime this fall

2014 Mazda 6 With i-Eloop Capable Of 40 MPG

July 11th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

With neither hybrid nor electric vehicles in their lineup, Mazda has sought to perfect internal combustion technology instead. To help assist the new SkyActiv engines though, Mazda has introduced its optional i-Eloop regenerative braking technology, which can boost the Mazda 6 fuel economy ratings to 28 city and 40 highway

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