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Tesla Supercharger

Ranking Tesla Superchargers Per Capita, Country & State

Tesla forum member BlueShift created a wonderful Tesla Supercharger service – Supercharge.info, which besides the map, includes data on the number of Superchargers in different states and countries. The first graph is so big that you must enlarge it to see that California has ~20 open sites, just like Germany…

56 mins ago by Mark Kane 2

WebBikeWorld's clip from AIM Expo 2014

A Brief History of Motorcycles (w/video)

In a shoot-from-the-hip video by WebBikeWorld‘s Vimeo channel, we get a rare treat of a lineup of historic bikes from the AIM Expo 2014.  Not the last word in motorcycling history by any stretch, but, in this case, the last word?  “Zero”.  The 2014 Zero SR was shown as the…

2 hours ago by Ted Dillard 0

BMW i8 Now Jalopnik's Highest Rated Car Ever

BMW i8 Becomes Jalopnik’s Highest Rated Car Ever

The hugely popular mainstream automotive website Jalopnik has declared the BMW i8 the best car it’s ever tested. Following an extensive test drive, Jalopnik scored the i8 at 92 points out of 100, making the i8 the highest rated car it’s ever tested. Here’s how the scoring breaks down (note…

7 hours ago by Eric Loveday 10

EV Power Station

Nichicon EVPS Now Compatible With Mitsubishi i-MiEV

At the 2014 CEATEC JAPAN, Nichicon announced that its EVPS (or EV Power Station) designed originally for the Nissan LEAF is now compatible with Mitsubishi Motors’ electric cars. EVPS is a bi-directional stand-alone CHAdeMO charger, which can charge i-MiEV and LEAF twice as quickly as on-board charger (6 kW) or…

21 hours ago by Mark Kane 14

Renault Zoe Making Noise

Renault ZOE Drives 142 Miles On Single Charge

“Trevor from MyRenaultZOE beat his personal best: a 228km range with his #Renault #ZOE!” Tweets Renault Z.E., who directed us to Trevor’s “My Renault ZOE” website, where we found the following information (edited for brevity) on the 142-mile (228 km) drive: “It’s a year since I managed to persuade my…

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 6