Volvo Upgrades its 7900 Series Electric Bus – and its all-new battery gives it a 125 Mile Range with even more available through wireless charging!
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While recent improvements in EV battery technology has resulted in a longer range on a single charge, it still requires careful trip planning to ensure you can drive your EV over longer distances worry free. This is where Electrip comes in.
Researchers for Toyota may have discovered a way to add 15% more range to current lithium-ion battery technology. So about those hydrogen cars…
Originally posted on EVObsession There’s a growing pile of evidence showing that electric vehicles are better not just for the environment, but for consumers’ bank accounts too. A new study by Keybridge LLC. found that Oregon’s proposed $3,000 rebate on electric vehicle purchases would add about $83 million to the local economy as drivers spend […]
Since the beginning of Obama’s first term as President, the former Illinois senator has been pushing for more alternative fuel and plug-in cars. In pursuit of that goal, Obama has pushed initiatives like the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing (AVTM) that loaned money to Tesla Motors, and now the President is pushing Federal agencies to buy […]
With 58% of the market, the Nissan-Renault alliance announced that it has just sold its 200,000th electric vehicle, marking a major milestone.
AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson spoke to reporters about Tesla, fracking, and the current safety recalls underway in the US, predicting strong sales in 2015.
Will declining revenue from gas taxes across the country lead to a call for more taxes on electric vehicles? Probably, writes one EV analyst.
A new study has found that the best use of CNG is to provide a stationary electricity supply for electric vehicles.
Kia has a brand new Optima hybrid with an efficient diesel engine in the works, but don’t expect it in the U.S. anytime soon.
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law six bills in a continuing effort by California to grow the EV market within the state.
One car dealership advocate believes that Elon Musk’s direct sales model will eventually supplant the traditional dealership model.
Consumer Reports calls the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive hatchback the least-efficient electric car on the market. Ouch.
Study shows on average drivers of electric vehicles save around $200 a year on insurance when they make the upgrade from gas to electric.
Audi is the first auto maker in the world to do a full on public road test of traffic jam assistance technology.
As EVs grow in popularity, a type of EV charging etiquette has formed with terms such as “ICE’d” and “Musked” entering the lexicon.
Lincoln is introducing “Essence of Lincoln”, a unique scent that the company hopes will embody “upscale well-being” for customers in their showrooms.
Over the past few weeks GM’s Mark Reuss has been doing the rounds reinforcing that the Cadillac ELR is not GM’s answer to Tesla.
It takes about seven days to construct a Supercharger, which explains why there are now over 100 Superchargers across North America.
The Tesla Supercharger may get all the press, but the new BMW i3 is getting a fast charger of its own- and this one can be had for under $7000!