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How to Get an EVSE For My Condominium / Apartment

The following information is being reported from the linked document provided by the California Plug-in Electric Vehicle Colaborative. Utilities estimate that 80-90 percent of PEV charging occurs at the home, of which the majority are single family dwellings. In many, cases the charging equipment consists of a simple 120V outlet…

5 months ago by Mark Hovis 19

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Op Ed: Terminology Battle – EV vs Plug-In

Recently, InsideEVs posted an article on vandals targeting hybrids and EVs in LaJolla California. There was a lot of speculation on what sparked the vandalism, but one thing stood out around the conversation on the vandalism – the fact that a large group of people do not separate hybrid electric vehicles…

6 months ago by Mark Hovis 37

What To Expect With The 2nd Generation Of The Chevrolet Volt Next year? (SEMA Z-Spec Concept Volt)

Next-Generation Chevy Volt to Debut in 2016 – GM To “Surprise the Competition” With Upcoming “Moon Shot” EV

Business Week is reporting that General Motors will debut two new plug-in vehicles in 2016. One, the next-generation Chevrolet Volt, is expected  to employ a 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine to improve efficiency over the current Volt’s 1.4-liter range extender.  In terms of electric-only range, the next-gen Volt will likely get 50…

8 months ago by Eric Loveday 86

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Consultant Absurdly Claims Electric Vehicles Will Be a “Teeny Microniche for the Foreseeable Future”

A “teeny microniche” is all that electric vehicles will ever cater to, says some person who obviously knows next-to nothing. Kim Korth, president and CEO of IRN Inc. (the so-called “Source for Automotive and Industrial Intelligence”) told attendees at a first-year conference called AutoConnect that “Electrification makes no commercial sense.” Obviously,…

10 months ago by Eric Loveday 13

Electric to the Rescue

Electric to the Rescue?

In a recent article titled “Electric to the Rescue”, the Los Angeles Times argues that, especially in California, electric vehicles seem to be on the verge of really taking off. As the LA Times writes:  “Spurred by escalating government demands, high fuel prices and greenhouse gas emissions standards, automakers are…

11 months ago by Eric Loveday 6

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Austrian Post to Expand Electric Vehicle Fleet to 1,000

Postal delivery service is where it’s at for electric vehicles in Austria. Nearly one century ago, Austria deployed its first electric mail delivery vehicles.  Back then, the nation deployed 29 electric Daimler Tudor vehicles in 1913 Now, Austria Post is looking to once again bet big on electric vehicles for…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 5