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Most Discernible Way To Tell The Plug-In From The Gasser Is Via The "e-Badging"

Volkswagen e-Golf Is Boring, But Brilliant

It’s boring, but brilliant. That’s how Business Week sums up the Volkswagen e-Golf, but in this case, boring is a positive. As Business Week writes: “The E-Golf, meanwhile, doesn’t make much of a statement. In fact, part of its charm is that the “e” features are decidedly low key. Perhaps…

15 hours ago by Eric Loveday 12

BYD K9-12d (source: China Daily)

BYD Unveils New K9-12d Electric Bus In Brazil

On November 6, BYD unveiled in Rio de Janeiro its latest version of its electric bus K9, the K9-12d. “d” is of course not related in any way to the Tesla Model S “D”. This is just the localized version for the South American market with four doors, 24 seats…

19 hours ago by Mark Kane 2

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Mini Debuts Electric Citysurfer Scooter At 2014 LA Auto Show

With the somewhat blaring headline: “SPONTANEOUS RIDING FUN – VERSATILE AND EMISSIONS-FREE: THE MINI CITYSURFER CONCEPT” …the Mini folks have joined the folding two-wheeled scooter fray.  Forgive us if we’re somewhat unimpressed. Specs from the press release: With a maximum speed of up to 25 km/h (15 mph) and an…

20 hours ago by Ted Dillard 0

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The Fast Lane Car Reviews 2015 Kia Soul EV – Video

Last month, Kia rolled out the Soul EV in several countries worldwide.  And as such, reviews are starting to come in about the 93 mile car from Korea. Of note: Our own digging around EPA testing documents showed that the Kia gets an astounding 103.4 miles worth of all electric…

22 hours ago by Jay Cole 16

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How Does BMW i3 Perform In Snowy Winter?

The new BMW i3 made its U.S. debut this past Spring, therefore many i3 owners are wondering how the electric-vehicle will handle in the snowy winters of the Midwest or Northeast. Since European customers received their first i3 models this past winter, we set to look for a report that…

23 hours ago by Inside EVs Staff 13

Renault’s Lineup Of Pure Electric Cars – Fluence Z.E., Twizy, Kangoo Z.E. and ZOE

Sales of Renault Electric Cars Up 16% In October

October again was a strong month for sales of electric Renaults. In total, 1,957 units of the automaker’s four electric models were sold worldwide (10% up year-over-year), which is the best result this year and one of the strongest ever for Renault. YTD numbers almost reach 13,000 unit after 10…

24 hours ago by Mark Kane 1

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BMW USA Launches Series Of i3 Videos

Prepare to get schooled on the BMW i3 as the German automaker launched multiple videos, which cover several key points of the vehicle. The BMW i3 starts at around $41,000. (Here are some some additional specs on the i3, if interested) “What is the BMW i3?” You may ask… The video below is…

2 days ago by Mike Anthony 10