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EVCCON 2011: Electric Opel GT

It’s not easy to make a 1973 Opel GT sexier than it already is – but ripping out the engine to install an electric motor is a pretty good start, and that’s exactly what Texans Charlie and Tamara did! The married couple bought the Opel three years ago, and have been working to make the 70’s coupe into a forward-looking EV ever since.

September 24th

AAA to Offer Roadside Assistance for EVs

Take that, “range anxiety.” AAA is now getting in on the EV bonanza by offering roadside assistance to EVs in select U.S. metro areas. Starting later this summer, AAA will deploy a “quick-charge truck” to Portland (OR), Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Knoxville (TN) and Tampa, FL. The company stresses that it will expand into […]

July 28th

Turning RV Parks into EV Parks

That map above?  That shows the results I got on Google Maps when I typed in “KOA Campground“.  As you can see, that company’s RV campgrounds do a pretty fair job of blanketing the US and parts of Canada … and that’s just the one company.  The map doesn’t include RV parks owned by other […]

April 20th