Saturday, August 30, 2014

ElectraGirl: We Do It For The Chipmunks

As much as I miss England – my home – I do not miss driving the petrol 2008 Fiat Panda that we drove for the three weeks! Although, I do have to say a big thank you to my mum for letting us use her car, it?s very generous. There is something to be said […]The post ElectraGirl: We Do It For The Chipmunks appeared first on Transport Evolved Electric Car News ...

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Friday, August 29, 2014

San Diego to get a hydrogen fueling station next year

Here is a link to a U-T San Diego article that says that there will be a hydrogen fueling station in San Diego next year.? This is the first time I’ve heard this.? And I was certainly happy to hear it ...

http://www.h2carblog.com/?p=173

VIDEO: Stromer ST2 with Stromer Founder at Eurobike

Karen Wiener from The New Wheel had a chance to interview the founder of Stromer, Thomas Binggeli, about the new Stromer ST2 at Eurobike. The St2 won the prestigious Eurobike Gold Award for Best Electric Bike. Enjoy this video of the new Stromer ST2! ...

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T.E.N. Future Transport News 29 August 2014: VW e-Golf, Tesla Rental, Furry Fun

Welcome to T.E.N! Short for Transport Evolved News, T.E.N. is recorded every Friday to help your weekend get off to a flying start by making sure you haven?t missed the big future transport?news stories of the week. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npBrMPYMzF0 Weekly show about plug-in and electric vehicles. This week news about: 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Pricing, e-Golf charging […]The post T.E.N. Future Transport News 29 August 2014: VW e-Gol ...


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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Why Google?s Self-Driving Cars Aren?t Ready for Market Yet

They can tear around a prepared autocross course, tackle urban streets and even drive on the freeway — but don’t think that Google self-driving cars are ready for prime time yet. That’s the message from various academics in the field of transportation technologies and from the director of Google’s automated driving team himself. As?MIT Technology […]The post Why Google’s Self-Driving Cars Aren’t Ready for ...

http://transportevolved.com/2014/08/28/googles-self-driving-cars-arent

Thermopower Promises New Way to Power Electric Cars Without Battery Packs

Traditional internal combustion engined cars are noisy, complex and inefficient, wasting a lot of the energy from the fuel they consume as noise and heat. They’re also pretty bad for the environment. Electric cars?are efficient, powerful?and simple to maintain, but they too are limited by the relatively low energy density, long recharge time and limited […]The post Thermopower Promises New Way to Power Electric Cars Without Battery Pa ...

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Want to Rent a Tesla Model S in the UK? Now You Can: For ?350 ($580) Per Day

With the largest battery pack of any production electric vehicle on the market today, super-swift acceleration and the kind of timeless looks that draw it attention from petrol-heads and?tree-huggers alike, the Tesla Model S is a car you’ve got to drive at least once in your life. Of course, one way to do that is […]The post Want to Rent a Tesla Model S in the UK? Now You Can: For ?350 ($580) Per Day appeared first on Transport Evolve ...

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National Drive Electric Week Will Be The Biggest Yet, Say Organisers

It’s official: the?4th Annual National Drive Electric Week, organised by U.S. plug-in car advocacy group Plug In America and the Sierra Club, ?will be the biggest and best yet. Due to run from September 15 until September 21, National Drive Electric Week is now set to be celebrated in more than 115 cities across the […]The post National Drive Electric Week Will Be The Biggest Yet, Say Organisers appeared first on Transport Evolved Ele ...

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California?s Low-Income Electric Car Incentive Bill On Track to Become Law

California’s well-known plug-in car incentive program designed to get more Californians behind the wheel of an electric car or plug-in hybrid, currently offers those who can afford to buy a plug-in car up to $2,500 in rebates to lower the net cost of making the switch from gasoline to electric. Despite it and up to […]The post California’s Low-Income Electric Car Incentive Bill On Track to Become Law appeared first on Transport ...

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Electric Bike Touring to Eurobike [VIDEO]

Brett Thurber and Karen Wiener from The New Wheel electric bike shop decided to add a little adventure to their trek to the Eurobike international bicycle trade show this year! They recently completed an e-bike tour from Zurich, Switzerland to Friedrichshafen, Germany where Eurobike is held. To give you an idea of this tour, here is a time lapse video capturing part of their trip that included 55 miles and 5,000 feet of climbing: ...

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Volkswagen e-Golf Suffers DC Charger Incompatibility in UK

It has the timeless good looks of Volkswagen’s iconic hatchback, can seat five, travel around 80 miles on a charge with ease and can recharge from empty to full on a domestic charging station overnight. They even feature quick charging capability as standard, meaning you can recharge their batteries from empty to 80 per cent […]The post Volkswagen e-Golf Suffers DC Charger Incompatibility in UK appeared first on Transport Evolved Elec ...

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Toyota?s ?Choices? Plug-in Prius Ad: Truthful, or Anti-EV?

With a tiny 4.4 kilowatt-hour on-board battery pack and a blended electric + gasoline range of just 11 miles on the EPA cycle before it resorts to using its high-efficiency 1.8-litre Atkinson cycle gasoline engine for propulsion, the 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is something of?a lightweight among plug-in cars. It’s even been suggested that […]The post Toyota’s “Choices” Plug-in Prius Ad: Truthful, or Anti-EV? ap ...

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Forget EVs: General Motors Ditches Gasoline, Four Wheels in Favour of Pedal Power

They’re?fun to use, cheap to run and super-good for the environment, but the humble bicycle isn’t the first thing you’d associate with zero emissions vehicular initiatives from Detroit giant General Motors. Yet a quiet revolution in Warren, Michigan, where General Motors’ Warren Technical Centre is located is getting engineers out of their cars and onto […]The post Forget EVs: General Motors Ditches Gasoline, Four Wh ...

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Tesla Model S Owner? Want to get Elon Musk?s Attention? Write Him a Letter

As humans, we like to be listened to, especially if we’ve just spent our hard-earned cash on a product we think could be made better. Sadly, most of the time, those in charge of the company we’d like to make our views known to are difficult to get hold of and rarely listen. Those who […]The post Tesla Model S Owner? Want to get Elon Musk’s Attention? Write Him a Letter appeared first on Transport Evolved Electric Car News ...

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The B-Class gets a D Grade

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Is This What the 2016 Nissan LEAF Electric Car Will Look Like?

You either love its grille-less hood, large eye-like headlights and button nose, or you hate it — but there’s no denying the current generation Nissan LEAF family hatchback has helped start an electric revolution around the world from Tokyo to Tennessee and London to Lisbon. But as AutoExpress reports,?the next-generation LEAF electric car will lose […]The post Is This What the 2016 Nissan LEAF Electric Car Will Look Like? appea ...

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2015 Volvo XC90 SUV: We Take a Sneak Peek at the Range-Topping T8 Plug-in Hybrid

It’s official: after months of speculation and rumours, Volvo has finally unveiled the second-generation XC90 SUV — the first Volvo SUV to be offered with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain option and the first car in the world to feature two new safety technologies designed to make driving safer than ever before. In production since 2002 […]The post 2015 Volvo XC90 SUV: We Take a Sneak Peek at the Range-Topping T8 Plug-in Hybrid appea ...

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Kia Electrifies Hamsters in Furry New Ad for 2015 Kia Soul EV

They’ve been at the forefront of Kia’s ad campaigns for its youth-oriented Soul CUV for many years. From their first ad back in 2008,?we’ve seen them get clothes, learn to rap,?time travel, survive an apocalyptic future by teaching mechas to dance,?and of course get in shape for the launch of the revised 2014 Kia Soul […]The post Kia Electrifies Hamsters in Furry New Ad for 2015 Kia Soul EV appeared first on Transport Evol ...

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Monday, August 25, 2014

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Car Priced in U.S. From $36,265

Ahead of its official launch in the U.S. later this fall, Volkswagen North America has announced official pricing of its all-electric 2015 e-Golf. Based on the same Volkswagen MQB chassis as the rest of the 2015 Volkswagen Golf lineup, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf will go on sale in November for $35,445 before incentives, plus $820 […]The post 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Car Priced in U.S. From $36,265 appeared first on Transport Evolved El ...

http://transportevolved.com/2014/08/25/2015-volkswagen-e-golf-electric

Mitsubishi to Launch Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Van for UK Market

At one point in history, it was all the rage among automakers across Europe: take a regular car designed primarily as a five-seat passenger vehicle, remove the rear seats, add a heavy-duty extended load bay, and black out the rear windows to make a practical and cheap commercial vehicle. It was a great way for […]The post Mitsubishi to Launch Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Van for UK Market appeared first on Transport Evolved Electric Car News ...

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Want a BMW i8 on the Cheap? How About a Full-Size Replica?

With sweeping lines,?upward hinging doors and the kind of performance you’d expect from any sports car, the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports coupe is a very desirable car. And with a starting price of $135,700, it’s also a very expensive car, well outside of the price bracket of most car buyers and far more expensive […]The post Want a BMW i8 on the Cheap? How About a Full-Size Replica? appeared first on Transport Evolved Electric C ...

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BMW, Qualcomm, Bring Wirelessly-Charging BMW i3, i8 Safety Cars to Formula E

It’s a technology being developed by many major automakers around the world including BMW, Nissan, Honda and Toyota–?and it’s already being used in various pilot projects around the world. The all-new FIA-approved Formula E race series also makes use of wireless technology to charge each of the Renault-SRT01E race cars taking part, allowing high-power recharges […]The post BMW, Qualcomm, Bring Wirelessly-Charging BMW i3, i ...

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Sunday, August 24, 2014

Formula E | Fully Charged

A bit of background and an overview of the upcoming FIA Formula E championship season. With many thanks to Steve DH and Formula E for some of the footage. For more info: http://www.fiaformulae.com...

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Saturday, August 23, 2014

ElectraGirl: Jetting Out & Thinking About UK/US Politics

Just a short?thought on the difference between US and UK politics. We’re at the end of our stay in England. I’m always a little disappointed to leave my family behind and I’m especially sad this time as, the UK seems to have undergone a transformation in my little part of the country. Last weeks revelation […]The post ElectraGirl: Jetting Out & Thinking About UK/US Politics appeared first on Transport Evolved Electric ...

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Embassy Suites Hospitality Turns Sour

After six weeks of hospitality by the Embassy Suites I was asked to move on. Here’s the story. Change of Office Location My employer relocated to Crescent Centre Drive in Franklin on Friday June 13th 2014. Co-incidentally my employer held … Continue reading → ...

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Walk in the Park: Irvine, the City of Trails

There are over 50 miles of off-street trails in the city of Irvine, making for trails and parkways that lead to destinations throughout the city. As a city planned from scratch in 1960, open...

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Autobytel video from June at Tustin Hyundai in Orange County, California of delivery of first mass produced hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

Here is a video that was posted by Autobytel back in June that was taken at Tustin Hyundai in Orange County, California.? It shows the delivery of the first mass produced hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.? The video is 3 minutes and 15 seconds long and includes some very interesting comments from David Zuchowski who is [… ...

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T.E.N. Future Transport News 22 August 2014: Infinite Warranties, Exclusive Cars, Keyless Model S

Welcome to T.E.N! Short for Transport Evolved News, T.E.N. is recorded every Friday to help your weekend get off to a flying start by making sure you haven?t missed the big future transport?news stories of the week. http://youtu.be/2Vlgjz767LM Weekly show about plug-in and electric vehicles. This week news about: Tesla?s infinite mileage warranty, BMW i8 […]The post T.E.N. Future Transport News 22 August 2014: Infinite Warranties, Exclusive ...

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Transport Evolved Embarks on the Epic Tesla Model S Road Trip: Help us Pick Some Tunes

Here in the UK, it’s pretty hard to make an all-American -style road trip. For a start, there just isn’t enough of the UK to keep anyone in a car for more than a few hours at a time. But this weekend, we’re borrowing a Tesla Model S and heading out on what must be […]The post Transport Evolved Embarks on the Epic Tesla Model S Road Trip: Help us Pick Some Tunes appeared first on Transport Evolved Electric Car News ...

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Mercedes-Benz Gets Creative, Offers Free Smart ForTwo ED Test-Drives to San Franciscans for Saying ?Yo?

The City of San Francisco is vibrant, diverse, and in love with the electric car. The nearby Silicon Valley is in love with tech, gadgets, and social media trends. So why not combine both in a unique social media experiment designed to get more people behind the wheel of an electric car? That’s exactly what […]The post Mercedes-Benz Gets Creative, Offers Free Smart ForTwo ED Test-Drives to San Franciscans for Saying “Yo” a ...

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Sakti3 Claims Solid-State Electric Car Battery Holy Grail: More Range, Lower Cost

Quiet, sporty and easy to drive, electric cars are the obvious zero emissions transportation solution for the world of tomorrow. As logical as they may be, however, their one Achilles heel — the cost, weight and limited range of battery packs — is?preventing them from effecting the transportation revolution they yearn for. It’s no wonder […]The post Sakti3 Claims Solid-State Electric Car Battery Holy Grail: More Range, Low ...

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Upcoming Tesla Model S OS 6.0 Will Go Truly Keyless With iOS Integration

We carry them everywhere, use them to keep track of our busy lives, and feel naked without them. They’ve replaced our wallets, our diaries and our notebooks — and now the humble smartphone is about to replace our car keys too. At least, that’s the case if you’re lucky enough to own Tesla’s flagship Model […]The post Upcoming Tesla Model S OS 6.0 Will Go Truly Keyless With iOS Integration appeared first on Trans ...

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San Jose Set To Turn Kids Onto Electric Transport With Zero Emission School Bus

They’re as iconic as a London Black Cab, cost about $17,000 per year in fuel, and?are used across the U.S. every week day?to carry tens millions of school children to and from school. Now the classic smelly, uncomfortable bright yellow school bus is about to follow in the tire tracks of cars like the Nissan […]The post San Jose Set To Turn Kids Onto Electric Transport With Zero Emission School Bus appeared first on Transport Evolved E ...

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Why Like Any Car, Buying An Alternative-Fuelled Car Needs a Clear Head, Honest Realism

They combine the zero-emissions capability of electric cars and the freedom of gasoline, but like the early days of electric cars, those who want to sit behind the wheel of the first limited-production hydrogen fuel cell cars on the market need to be committed, driven individuals who don’t mind travelling across town every time they […]The post Why Like Any Car, Buying An Alternative-Fuelled Car Needs a Clear Head, Honest Realism appe ...

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Rumor: Volkswagen?s Futuristic XL1 Plug-in Hybrid Fuel-Sipper To Get Four-Seat Makeover

It’s sleek, super sexy, and incredibly?honest in its feedback and road handling. It’s also incredibly fuel efficient and super futuristic — if a little underpowered. Now Volkswagen’s $100,000 super-exclusive, limited-edition XL1 two-seat plug-in diesel hybrid is about to get a makeover says UK motoring?publication?AutoCar: a makeover which could transform it from a fun yet impractical […]The post Rumor: Volkswagen ...

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Audi Successfully Completes ?Congestion Pilot? Low-Speed Autonomus Car Test in Florida

Driving in heavy stop-start traffic is not only frustrating for those behind the wheel. It can increase driver fatigue, decrease fuel efficiency and increase accident rates too. It’s no surprise then that automakers are looking to?self-driving technologies in an attempt to reduce the monotony and boredom of traffic jams — and luxury German automaker Audi […]The post Audi Successfully Completes “Congestion Pilot” Low- ...

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You Tell Us: Do Tesla Electric Cars Deserve The Same Tax Credits As Cheaper Plug-ins?

At a starting cash price of $71,050 — more than three-times the?$22,995 entry-level price of Mitsubishi’s all-electric 2014 i-Miev hatchback — the Tesla Model S is sleek, sexy and desirable. If the sub six-second 0-60 time of the base model 60 kilowatt-hour Model S or the 4.2 second 0-60 time of the Model S P85 […]The post You Tell Us: Do Tesla Electric Cars Deserve The Same Tax Credits As Cheaper Plug-ins? appeared first ...

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

National Drive Electric Week: September 15-21, 2014

National Drive Electric Week is next month. ?Its purpose is to increase awareness of plug-in?vehicles, including the Ford C-Max Energi. ?If you own a C-Max Energi or are considering?buying a plug-in vehicle, go to their website and look for events … Continue reading → ...

http://cmaxchat.com/?p=484

Brutus V2 Breaks Traction and Pulls 192mph on the Dyno

V2 Rocket on the dyno 90hp@140mph and a top speed run up to 192mph @7500rpm and still 70hp to the rear wheel. Over 200ftlbs of Torque.

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200-Mile Electric Cars Are Overkill, Suggests Academic: 100-Mile Range Is The Sweet Spot

It’s the same reason restaurants needlessly pile our plates ever-higher with far more than our dietary needs dictate:?the more you get, the more you want. But like picking an all-you-can eat buffet over a modest meal off the menu, car buyers will always pick size, performance and — in the case of electric cars — […]The post 200-Mile Electric Cars Are Overkill, Suggests Academic: 100-Mile Range Is The Sweet Spot appeared fi ...

http://transportevolved.com/2014/08/19/200-mile-electric-cars-overkill

Electragirl?s British Excursion: A Little (Electric) Magic in York

This week’s mission took us to the lovely City of York in North Yorkshire where we met with Derek McCreadie from the City Of York to chat about the cities Electric Car Charging network and experience, first hand, their new Electric Bus Program. A quick background on York. A city founded by the Romans in […]The post Electragirl’s British Excursion: A Little (Electric) Magic in York appeared first on Transport Evolved Electric Car ...

http://transportevolved.com/2014/08/19/little-magic-dust-york

U.S. DoT Proposes Vehicle-to-Vehicle Safety System To Lower Crashes

Intersection crashes — namely ones involving turning across the flow of traffic and T-bone collision at four-way intersections — account for countless?vehicular accidents every year. Yet Vehicle-to-Vehicle communication (V2V) technologies like Left Turn Assist (LTA) and Intersection Movement Assist (IMA) could help prevent many of them, and now the U.S. Department of Transport is considering […]The post U.S. DoT Proposes Vehicle ...

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Meet the Renovo Coupe: The Car Which Puts the Electric into Muscle

What does it take to make a classic American Muscle car? An aggressive?stance? A long hood? How about rear wheel drive, a blistering 0-60 mph time and tire-shredding power? Traditionally, that power comes from a powerful, torquey V-6 or V-8 engine, but what if?it came from an electric motor instead? Is it still a muscle […]The post Meet the Renovo Coupe: The Car Which Puts the Electric into Muscle appeared first on Transport Evolved Electri ...

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Next Generation Volkswagen Golf Will Get Fuel-Saving Help From XL1 Plug-in Hybrid

In production since 1974, the world-famous Volkswagen Golf compact hatchback is now in its seventh incarnation. And while the Golf platform has been a test-bed for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle drivetrains since the late 1970s, it’s taken Volkswagen forty years to officially bring production versions of an all-electric Golf and plug-in hybrid Golf to […]The post Next Generation Volkswagen Golf Will Get Fuel-Saving Help From XL1 ...

http://transportevolved.com/2014/08/19/next-generation-volkswagen-golf

Will There Be a Fuel-Cell Drivetrain in the Ford C-Max?

Automotive News published an article today that could be just speculation, but it suggests the Ford C-Max would be a likely candidate for a fuel cell. ?“…?Joe Hinrichs, Ford president of the Americas, has said the company will continue investing … Continue reading → ...

http://cmaxchat.com/?p=483

Walks Of Life: The Great Saunter

The Great Saunter is an annual 32-mile walk, completed in one day, which circumnavigates the Manhattan shoreline. For over 28 years, locals and visitors alike have gathered to complete this...

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Saleen Gives the Tesla Model S a Muscle Car Makeover: Meet The Saleen FourSixteen

Known for taking already powerful muscle cars like the Ford Mustang, Chevy Camaro?and Dodge Challenger and boosting their power and performance in an age-old worship of good old-fashioned horsepower, tuning house Saleen is the go-to place if you want a hand-crafted muscle car with a little something special under the hood. But at last weekend’s […]The post Saleen Gives the Tesla Model S a Muscle Car Makeover: Meet The Saleen FourSixte ...

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Canadian?s Quest to Trade to a Tesla Roadster Helps Him into a Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

Everyone deserves to dream — and depending on how hard you work and how life treats you, you may even get to make your dreams come true. Canadian office worker Martin Provost has worked really hard to make his dreams come true — namely of one day owning a Tesla Roadster electric sports car. But […]The post Canadian’s Quest to Trade to a Tesla Roadster Helps Him into a Smart ForTwo Electric Drive appeared first on Transport ...

http://transportevolved.com/2014/08/18/canadian-tried-trade-tesla-ende

BMW Hands Over First Production BMW i8 Plug-in Hybrid Sports Coupes At Pebble Beach

Exclusive doesn’t come close to describing the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Aside from the extremely rare, extremely desirable classic cars driven or flown in from around the world for the weekend-long event, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance attracts some of the world’s most wealthy car fans eager to either celebrate the love of everything […]The post BMW Hands Over First Production BMW i8 Plug-in Hyb ...

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Meet the Latest Electric Car Charging Station Menace: Copper Theives

You’ve heard of ICEing — the name given to the practice of parking an internal combustion engine vehicle in an electric car recharging space –?not to mention outright vandalism of electric car charging stations. But what about electric vehicle charging station cable theft, a problem which not only renders electric car charging stations inoperable but […]The post Meet the Latest Electric Car Charging Station Menace: Copper ...

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Elon Musk: Tesla?s SEX Won?t Be Vertical, But May Take Three

It was a naming convention borne out of a joke between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and one of his close friends: trademark the Tesla Model E name so that the names of?Tesla’s vehicle lineup would?spell the name “SEX,” with Tesla’s upcoming third-generation affordable sedan assuming the Model E name. But before Tesla could get its […]The post Elon Musk: Tesla’s SEX Won’t Be Vertical, But May Take Three appeared fi ...

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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Ford C-Max Hybrid Earns Top Safey Pick for 2014

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tests vehicles?to?determine how well?they protect occupants in a crash. ?For 2014, the Ford C-Max Hybrid earned a Top Safety Pick award. ?The details of the crash testing for the C-Max Hybrid are available … Continue reading → ...

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Tesla Announces Infinite Mileage, 8 Year Warranty For Tesla Model S Drivetrain

Car review and valuation site?Edmunds.com?had no end of problems with theirs — and some Tesla Model S owners report working their way through up to six of them — but now the drivetrain of the luxury Tesla Model S 85 kWh electric sedan is covered by a new, ‘infinite mileage’ warranty. Announced late yesterday by […]The post Tesla Announces Infinite Mileage, 8 Year Warranty For Tesla Model S Drivetrain appeared first o ...

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Friday, August 15, 2014

Tesla Model S Road Trips | Fully Charged

A couple of long road trips I've done in the Tesla Model S this year. One to Cornwall and the Eden Project, one to Edinburgh and the Fringe Festival.

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T.E.N. Future Transport News 14 August 2014: Hacker recruitment, 50? fixes, AM radios

Welcome to T.E.N! Short for Transport Evolved News, T.E.N. is recorded every Friday to help your weekend get off to a flying start by making sure you haven?t missed the big future transport?news stories of the week. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGl0dp1N69g Weekly show about plug-in and electric vehicles. This week news about: Tesla?s hunt for white-hat hackers; conflicting […]The post T.E.N. Future Transport News 14 August 2014: Hacker r ...

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Estimating the Annual Cost of Commuting with a Ford C-Max Energi

Have you considered buying a Ford C-Max Energi to save on fuel costs? ?There is a useful tool, the EVExplorer created by the University of California Davis to estimate the fuel cost of commuting. ?The web application uses the U.S. … Continue reading → ...

http://cmaxchat.com/?p=480

BMW i3 Interference Killed the AM Star. The NAB Wants it Back

It’s something that you’ve either spent hours listening to, or something you’ve never heard of. Yet in today’s modern world of digital music downloads, Sirius satellite radio and the portable music player, there’s still a place for the humble AM radio station. Yet as anyone who has purchased a BMW i3 will tell you, while?BMW’s […]The post BMW i3 Interference Killed the AM Star. The NAB Wants it Back appea ...

http://transportevolved.com/2014/08/14/bmw-i3-interference-killed-star

Haibike XDURO FS RX Electric Bike Review [VIDEO]

A truly worthy off road electric bike has landed here in the US and it's name is the Haibike XDURO FS RX! The FS RX features the advanced Bosch Performance mid drive e-bike system, 120mm of front and rear suspension, a hydroformed aluminum frame, a solid mix of components (RockShox, Fox, Shimano, DT Swiss, etc.) and the 27.5" wheel size. At $5,200 this is not an inexpensive bike but it does offer a lot of bang for the buck. ...

http://electricbikereport.com/haibike-xduro-fs-rx-electric-bike-review

Very interesting infographic by Hyundai about hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Here is a link to a very interesting infographic by Hyundai about hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.? I highly recommend checking it out ...

http://www.h2carblog.com/?p=171

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Comments yesterday by Bob Carter of Toyota about hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Here is a very exciting excerpt from a speech given yesterday in New York City by Bob Carter of Toyota (here is the link to the transcript of the entire speech): OK…now that you know how Toyota is performing today, let?s talk about the future. I want to assure you that Toyota is very busy [… ...

http://www.h2carblog.com/?p=171

Why Nissan's Battery Purchase is a Win Win

http://daveinolywa.blogspot.com/2014/08/why-nissans-battery-purchase-i

Folding Electric Bikes Guide

Folding electric bikes are very convenient if you travel a lot, use multiple forms of transportation, or if you want a bike that can be stored in a small place. It is amazing how small some of these folding e-bikes can be when they are completely folded up! Folders are great when combined with other forms of transportation like the bus, subway, train, ferry/boat, taxi, car, etc. They are also handy if you have limited storage areas at home or wor ...

http://electricbikereport.com/folding-electric-bikes

Staff Car Report: Early 2010 Mitsubishi i-Miev Soldiering On After Four Years

Here at Transport Evolved, we like to practice what we preach. In fact, every regular contributor or staff writer also owns and drives some form of evolved car, be it electric, plug-in hybrid, or alternative fuel. While the majority of us?purchased our cars brand new however, conversion guru Kate Walton Elliott purchased her 2010 Mitsubishi […]The post Staff Car Report: Early 2010 Mitsubishi i-Miev Soldiering On After Four Years appeared fi ...

http://transportevolved.com/2014/08/13/one-year-second-hand-imiev

Toyota?s Fuel Cell Car: Pay Twice as Much per Mile Than Prius Hybrid

It promises to combine the freedom of gasoline vehicles with the environmental benefits of?purely electric cars, but hydrogen fuel cell cars won’t be as cheap to fuel as either. That’s the frank admittance of Toyota’s senior vice president Bob Carter, who told those at the JP Morgan Auto Conference in New York yesterday that the […]The post Toyota’s Fuel Cell Car: Pay Twice as Much per Mile Than Prius Hybrid appeared ...

http://transportevolved.com/2014/08/13/toyotas-fuel-cell-car-pay-twice

California Considers Making Green Car Incentives Income Dependent

Traditionally far more expensive to buy than cars?with internal combustion engines, plug-in cars have always been seen as something that only the wealthy middle class can afford. As a consequence, when governments around the world introduce incentive programs designed to make the cost of buying an electric car cheaper, critics claim they are simply there […]The post California Considers Making Green Car Incentives Income Dependent appeared ...

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Ever Wondered How A Tesla Supercharger Site is Built? This Video Explains All

Stretching from sea to shining sea across the U.S., Tesla’s ever-expanding network of Supercharger stations have revolutionised the way we think about electric car travel. In Europe and Asia too, Tesla Supercharger stations are becoming an ever-more common sight, seemingly popping up overnight in new and interesting locations on an almost daily basis. But just […]The post Ever Wondered How A Tesla Supercharger Site is Built? This Vide ...

http://transportevolved.com/2014/08/12/ever-wondered-tesla-supercharge

Nissan LEAF Driving NJ Assemblyman Goes After Rollin? Coal With New Bill

New Jersey Assemblyman Timothy Eustace is a veritable champion for electric cars. Not only is his daily driver an all-electric Nissan LEAF, but Assemblyman Eustace was key in the fight against anti-Tesla legislation in his home state. Now, the elected official from Maywood, New Jersey is tackling a new foe: the growing antisocial practice of […]The post Nissan LEAF Driving NJ Assemblyman Goes After Rollin’ Coal With New Bill appeared ...

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