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Former Stig Drives Electric Cars On The Track – Video

Former Top Gear Stig, Ben Collins takes a spin in 7 different mid-range &/or lower-price range plug-in electric cars with 7 different passengers. The 7 passengers were part of this “Daily Telegraph competition winner” thing, and they will be testing these vehicles at the Millbrook test track. In the short video…

3 months ago by Mike Anthony 12

Diverse Group of 67 Organizations ask Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic Governors and Governors-Elect to Capture the Economic, Environmental, and Public Health Benefits of Electric Vehicles

Group Of 67 Organizations Urge Government Leaders In Northeast, Mid-Atlantic To Support Electric Vehicles

Acadia Center announced that a coalition of 67 businesses and organizations, including utilities, other private companies, business groups, electric vehicle advocacy groups, and environmental groups, urges the Governors and Governors-Elect in the eleven Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states to make policies that support electric vehicles (EVs) a top priority for their…

10 months ago by Mark Kane 5

Toyota RAV4 EV Recall Linked To Faulty Tesla-Supplied Component

Former Toyota Exec – Future Of Electric Cars Is Dim

It’s time for Toyota (and now ex-Toyota execs) to ease up on electric vehicles in our opinion. Newsflash Toyota: RAV4 EV, Toyota i-Road, Toyota COMS, Scion iQ EV are all pure electric vehicles. Environment 360 reports: “Former Toyota executive Bill Reinert has long been dubious about the potential of electric cars. In…

11 months ago by Eric Loveday 80

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California Electric Vehicle Sales Zip Past 100,000

Occurring a couple of months ago, but not mentioned until now, California has become the first U.S. state to exceed 100,000 cumulative sales of plug-in vehicles. The often vocal Mary Nichols, chairwoman of the California Air Resources Board, commented: “We’ve clearly gotten beyond the point where this is just a…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 3

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India Aims For 7 Millions EVs On The Road By 2020

According to Daijiworld, India’s government is studying a proposal for creating a robust EV market. The government is considering subsidizing the buying of electric cars, which now are far too expensive for Indian pockets. Details are scarce for now.  However, the new initiative could bring to India up to 7…

1 year ago by Mark Kane 7


EDTA: Just the Facts, Nothing But the Facts

I swear that the evidence that I shall provide, shall be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth…. The EDTA (Electric Drive Transportation Association) has put together some handy facts and linkages up on their website – we figure we would pass some of the highlights along: Plug-In Hybrid…

2 years ago by Mark Hovis 2

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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…

2 years ago by Eric Loveday 5