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200-Mile Chevy Sonic EV Coming In 2016

The source, The Truth About Cars, is known for being highly speculative and for starting some rather crazy rumors, so take this is being far-fetched and unconfirmed at this point in time: “The upcoming pure electric vehicle being discussed in the wake of the Opel Ampera’s demise will also be…

14 mins ago by Eric Loveday 1

Soon No More Amperas Will Roll Down This Line

General Motors Confirms Death Of Opel Ampera

Okay…maybe it’s not the most detailed of confirmations, but when it comes from General Motors Europe President Karl-Thomas Neumann, then it’s at least official. Per Karl-Thomas Neumann: “After the eventual run-out of the current generation Ampera, we’ll introduce a successor product in the electric vehicle segment.” A successor does not mean…

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 17

Charging a Chevy Volt at the Workplace

“Workplace Charging Sells Vehicles,” Says Director of Electric Power Research Institute

“Workplace charging sells vehicles,” stated Mark Duvall, director of Electric Transportation and Energy Storage at the Electric Power Research Institute, in a recent phone interview with Navigant Research. From that statement, as well as from evaluating the atmosphere surrounding workplace chargers, Navigant concludes the following: “One of the keys to…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 48

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Real Or Imagined: Is The Tesla Model S Drivetrain Defective?

Recently Edmunds sold their long-term Tesla Model S; but before they did so the car had four (yes, four) drivetrains replaced by Tesla Motors.  Motor Trend’s long term car is working on its 2nd. This does not make us ask the question “is drivetrain failure a common occurence in the Model S?” Because…

3 days ago by Jay Cole 88

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Winding Road BMW i8 Test Drive Review – Video

For those unfamiliar with Winding Road, it’s “a free weekly magazine for the car obsessed.” Additionally, the New York Times calls the Winding Road’s digital magazine a “web necessity.” The magazine has been published continuously online since January 2005, beginning life as the brainchild of NextScreen CEO Thomas B. Martin….

3 days ago by Electric CarsTV 4

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A Perfect Storm in Used Chevy Volts

InsideEVs recently posted an infographic from Ford Motor Company explaining the differences in HEVs, PHEVs and PEVs. An interesting comment on the infographic relating to PHEVs was “You never have to plug in if you don’t want to.” Here is such a story. Recently I came across an internet deal…

4 days ago by Mark Hovis 53