Batteries, my friend, batteries. That’s what readers wanted to hear about this week on Gas2.
Browsing the "range anxiety" Tag
What is it like to drive a hybrid and a battery electric car from the same manufacturer side by side on an extended road trip? It’s fun to do it once but the need to stop and recharge for 3.5 hours after 2 hours of driving makes doing more than that a drag.
An Irish couple has completed a 9,500 km journey from Ireland to Morocco and back in a Tesla Model S. Range anxiety? What’s that?
A survey by AAA shows 15% of all American car buyers would consider buying an electric car and 32% buying a hybrid or plug-in hybrid.
When Biker Chicks Drive Cars Fiat cut me loose on the streets of LA in a 2016 500e to see if it could be as fun around town as it is on the track. I’ve driven both manual & automatic 500s, and a broad range of other electric cars. None of them as fun as […]
Utah and Rocky Mountain Power have applied for a federal grant to add level 2 and level 3 charging stations along its highways to reduce range anxiety.
In a survey, half of all respondents say an electric car needs a minimum of 200 miles of range. One third say 300 miles is necessary.
But range costs money. People’s expectations are way ahead of reality.
AAA has a small fleet of trucks available in selected areas to recharge electric cars that have run out of battery power, but they have been used much less than expected.
A study by MIT and the Santa Fe Institute published in the journal Nature Energy on August 15 finds that electric car range anxiety is overstated in most cases. The study analyzed the driving habits of drivers on a second-by-second basis. It concluded that 87% of vehicles on the road today could be replaced by […]
Used EV prices continue to fall as buyers shy away from cars with limited range. A three year old Nissan LEAF now wholesales for less than 20% of MSRP. Only Tesla is bucking the trend.
A new program will make $4.5 billion in federal loan guarantees available to promote a new system of nationwide EV charging stations. The objective is to reduce range anxiety for EV drivers.
Researchers in Australia say they have developed a new process to treat the electrodes of lithium ion batteries to give them longer range and greater life.
Tesla is giving away a free destination charger to businesses, restaurants, hotels and B&B’s that qualify. It’s a great way to attract new business and a great way to eliminate range anxiety for Tesla drivers.
Tesla fan and frequent blogger Rob M drove his Tesla Model S recently from his home in Massachusetts to Tampa, Florida. Along the way, he learned some things about taking a road trip in an electric car.
A new video ad for the Hyundai Sonata plug-in hybrid offers a cure for the common ailment called range anxiety. Very funny!
Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have invented a self heating lithium ion battery that uses a little bit of energy from the battery to avoid range loss in cold weather.
It’s getting colder as winter approaches, how will the changing seasons impact the driving range of EVs like the Tesla Model S? This guy tells you.
Featured on the Model S page is the Tesla Range Calculator, which lets you play with different variables and see how far your Model S will go on a charge.
A Canadian study released in April, 2015 shows that EV range anxiety is real and has a powerful effect on how drivers use electric cars in the real world.
The clever kids at Bosch have figured out a way to keep EVs warm in the winter withOUT draining battery life and range. You definitely want to check it out.