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The Chreos EV Claims More Than 600 Miles Of Range, 10 Minute Charge Time

February 26th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown

Silex Power, a Chinese automaker, claims that an electric car they designed called the Chreos EV, achieves several jaw-dropping feats, including a driving range of over 600 miles, a charge time of ten minutes, and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in under 3 seconds. Everybody else can go home now; Silex Power has won the electric car


Study Says That Algae Could Replace Petroleum And Soybean Diesel

November 26th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Ethanol has lost a lot of support in the past few years for a variety of reasons. One of the biggest knocks against corn-derived ethanol is the reduced horsepower and fuel economy, causing some to be wary of an alternative fuel promises. But a new study shows that algae-based biodiesel has nearly the same horsepower and torque output as petrol and soybean diesel


2012 Kia Rio: The One-Sentence Review

August 8th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

By the time you finish this sentence, you’ll have figured out that there is more than one sentence to my review of the 2012 Kia Rio hatchback. But I wanted to try and do something different, and I think I can boil down the five major aspects of every car review to just a single summary sentence. So lets get down to it, shall we


Protean Through-The-Road-Hybrid System Boosts Van Efficiency by 300%

August 2nd, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

There are huge differences in the way a standard automobile operates versus an electric vehicle. EV’s have a wide range of options when it comes to turning the wheels, including in-wheel electric motors. Protean Electric claims their in-wheel motor plug-in hybrid system improved the fuel efficiency of a diesel van by 300%



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