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Electric Cars That Most Excite Potential Electric Car Buyers

In our 4th article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — I’m jumping into which electric car models respondents were most likely to buy and most excited, as well as some implications regarding certain car companies. Without surprise, current EV ownership matched historical EV sales fairly well — 33.9% […]

January 26th

340+ Mile Tesla Roadster Upgrade Due Out In August

Though its been about three years since the last Tesla Roadster was built, the electric automaker has decided that its earliest adopters should benefit from advances in battery technology too. Back in December Elon Musk revealed that the Tesla Roadster 3.0 battery pack upgrade would allow close to 400 miles of driving range per charge, […]

The Evolution of the Electric Car

Originally published on Sustainnovate. Following up on my articles on the history of solar power science, history of solar power policy, history of solar power manufacturing, history of wind turbines, and history of trains, here’s a piece on the history of electric cars. Most people mean “electric car” when they say “electric vehicle.” Electric vehicles […]

April 29th

Wrightspeed Founder Wants To Electrify Trucks First

Originally posted on EVObsession Though Elon Musk may be the primary shareholder and CEO of Tesla Motors, he didn’t get intimately involved until a few years after its founding. Ian Wright was involved at the very beginning, and he has since gone on to form a new startup called Wrightspeed, which aims to electric America’s […]

March 12th

Detroit Electric Opens Flagship Store…In England

Wannabe electric car maker Detroit Electric has already been delayed a couple of times, and its Tesla Roadster knockoff feels just a bit unimaginative. But its greatest offense may be moving its headquarters to Leamington Spa, UK, where it just opened its first flagship store. And well, it does look pretty neat. Detroit Electric went […]