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 |  Sep 19 2013, 8:31 AM

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At the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, Volkswagen unveiled its new e-Golf model which the German automaker plans on selling in the U.S. by 2015.

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 |  Sep 17 2013, 3:31 PM

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When it comes to technology, having the latest gadgets makes you look both smart and cool, but does that strategy work with cars? Automakers say that electric vehicles are the future of the industry, but even with many EVs on the market, they may not be the perfect choice for you. 

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 |  Sep 16 2013, 6:32 PM

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV

The race is on for a budget-minded electric vehicle with a 200-mile range, as General Motors has confirmed it is working on such a car.

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 |  Sep 06 2013, 9:07 AM

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August new-vehicle sales in the U.S. were up an impressive 17 percent compared to the same month last year, with almost every automaker posting solid gains. But perhaps a bigger surprise has to do with how well plug-in and electric vehicles performed on the market.

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 |  Sep 03 2013, 2:01 PM

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A horde of electric vehicles descended on Norway’s capital of Oslo to set a new world record. The Scandinavian city’s streets played host to some 260 EVs, half of which were Nissan Leafs and all of which helped break the previous record.

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 |  Aug 23 2013, 8:32 AM

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Infiniti president, Johan de Nysschen, just reaffirmed that the automaker is committed to EVs.

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 |  Aug 22 2013, 10:32 AM

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Tesla intends to add factories in Europe and Asia, according to CEO Elon Musk, as the American electric automaker gears up for a mass-market, affordable EV.

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 |  Aug 21 2013, 4:32 PM

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At the Nissan 360 event, the Japanese automaker has unveiled two new technologies that it is showcasing on its Leaf electric vehicle.

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 |  Aug 05 2013, 9:03 PM

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If you’ve recently been shopping for a Tesla Model S and using the official website’s configurator you may want to double check the pricing.

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 |  Jul 31 2013, 5:31 PM

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In an effort to help boost electric vehicle sales, Japanese automakers have teamed up to increase the number of charging stations in Japan. 

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 |  Jul 16 2013, 8:32 AM

tesla-roadster

Good news for Tesla continues to stack up, as a recent study shows that the Roadster’s battery life is stronger than originally expected, even by the automaker.

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 |  Jul 13 2013, 2:07 PM

mitsubishi-i-miev

When it comes to popular electric vehicles in America, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV isn’t exactly one of them, with overall weak sales since its debut.

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 |  Jul 09 2013, 8:02 AM

bmw-i3-concept-coupe

With the production debut of the BMW i3 coming later this month, reports indicate that the car will start around $34,500 in the U.S., and that it will arrive next January.

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 |  Jul 08 2013, 8:20 PM

nissan-leaf-ev

Nissan has announced that it’ll be adding quick-charging stations for its Leaf electric vehicle at over 100 U.S. Leaf-certified dealerships.

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 |  Jul 04 2013, 11:02 AM

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Tech giant Google, which has been investing heavily into self-driving vehicles, could potentially seek opportunities in the electric vehicle market in the future.

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 |  Jul 02 2013, 10:02 PM

tesla-petition

A Tesla fan-created petition asking the government to allow the American automaker to sell directly to consumers has reached the necessary 100,000 signatures to get the White House to take a look.

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 |  Jul 02 2013, 11:01 AM

tesla-store

Share prices for Tesla Motors hit an all-time high on July 1 of this year after an analyst raised her price target on Tesla, as well boosted her estimate on Model S production. 

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 |  Jun 30 2013, 9:02 AM

volvo-electric-road-technology

One of the biggest complaints with electric vehicles today is range anxiety, or the lack of being able to charge your vehicle on a long trip.

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 |  Jun 28 2013, 8:02 PM

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Tesla has won the battle in North Carolina against the state’s automobile dealers when a House committee killed a bill that would have stopped the American automaker from selling direct to consumers.

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 |  Jun 28 2013, 10:02 AM

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A Tesla fan is petitioning the White House stop requiring cars to be sold through third-party dealers.

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 |  Jun 18 2013, 8:01 AM

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Prices for electric cars are falling dramatically and the reason for the discounted cost may surprise you.

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 |  Jun 17 2013, 5:32 PM

fisker-karma

Fisker Automotive’s fall from grace has been well documented over the last couple of years, but now a report has surfaced showing just how much money the American electric automaker lost.

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 |  Jun 17 2013, 8:02 AM

toyota-lithium-ion-battery

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the U.S. company responsible for developing product safety tests, is revamping the lithium-ion battery standards.

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 |  Jun 14 2013, 9:32 AM

audi-r8-e-tron

Audi won’t be investing heavily, if at all, into electric cars in the near future, R&D chief Wolfgang Dürheimer said at a recent event in Germany.

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