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10 Charts Explore Top Electric Car Cities In US

Originally published on EV Obsession. Some of the factors contributing to the relatively fast adoption of electric vehicles (EV) in some American metropolitan markets have been identified and characterized by a new study from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The dominant ones, according to the new report, are: stronger consumer incentives, a broader […]

August 9th

Texas Governor Opposes Free Market… For Tesla

The irony and hypocrisy in politics are insane, or almost insane, until you take into account cash money — $$$ cha ching! And it’s hard to find a place where it gets more hypocritical than in Republican party leadership. Republicans are all about the “free market,” right? Yet congresspeople and governors will fight to their death (or almost to their death, […]

July 15th

BMW i3 Proves More Popular Outside Of Urban Areas

Originally published on EVObsession In launching and marketing the BMW i3, executives commonly referred to the electric vehicle as an urban mobility vehicle meant for transporting city folk to and from their destinations within the 82-mile driving range. However, the inclusion of a gas-powered range-extender that effectively doubles that i3’s driving range has made it […]

Kia Soul EV Sales Expanding To Five More States

Originally posted on CleanTechnica Though it may have been a late entrant to the electric car market, Kia came out swinging with the well-recieved Soul EV. After the initial limited rollout produced higher-than-expected sales, the Kia has decided to accelerate a nationwide rollout by expanding Soul EV sales to five additional states where EV sales […]

March 27th

Tesla Rebuffs Texas Dealers In Bid For Direct Sales

Last year Elon Musk left the Texas legislature with his tail between his legs as the entrenched car dealer lobby prevented any direct sales bill from ever coming up for vote. Dealers did however approach Musk about selling Teslas through their dealership networks, and according to the Texas Tribune, they were denied as the EV […]

February 20th

Formula 1 2014: USGP Results – FINAL

Speculation that as many as eight cars would boycott the USGP by pulling into the pits after the first lap- like they did at the 2005 USGP at Indianapolis– proved to be unfounded, and all 18 of the remaining Formula 1 competitors made a solid go of today’s race. That was especially true of Sauber’s […]

November 2nd