Posts Tagged ev

Toyota Mirai vs 2016 Chevy Volt

It is often said that the best comparison to a fuel cell vehicle (FCV) is to that of a plug in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), or better still, an extended range electric vehicle (EREV), like the Chevy Volt. Why? As we know, the Chevy Volt is one of the only…

2 years ago by Mark Hovis 94

NHTSA Pushes Back Noise Requirement For Electric Cars Until 2018

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is working on the requirements for near-silent cars, mainly with all-electric and hybrid drive, to add sound that will be “recognizable” as a motor vehicle in operation. NHTSA must develop the requirements as Congress passed the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act to limit the expected increase…

2 years ago by Mark Kane 35

DoE Releases Report On Electric Vehicle Charging

The US Department of Energy (DOE) published a new report on electric car charging presenting customer behaviors and impact on the grid. Data comes from different projects made by six utilities: Burbank Water and Power (BWP) Duke Energy (Duke) Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) Madison Gas and Electric (MGE)…

2 years ago by Mark Kane 38

The Electric Car Conspiracy Theory – Video

“We’re now finally seeing electric cars on our roads – but did you know they’ve existed for over 100 years? Well, they did. So why didn’t they become popular a lot earlier? Evidence suggests that electric vehicles were suppressed by competitive industries over the course of the 20th century…” States…

2 years ago by Mike Anthony 77