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2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevy Volt, with charging station visible; photo by George Parrott

Why Your Electric Car May Talk To Your Utility Behind Your Back: It'll Save You Money

Cars are remarkably dumb and uncommunicative objects. They only started having any situational awareness of what's around them--other vehicles in the blind spot, for instance--a few years ago. And they still don't talk to each other. Electric cars--which usually pioneer a whole lot of... read more

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Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Tesla Model E To Debut At 2015 Detroit Auto Show?

The Tesla Model E rumor mill keeps on turning. In an interview with Germany's Auto Bild (via Car and Driver) Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] design chief Franz von Holzhausen said... read more December 17, 2013 by 


 
Simulation of Tesla Model S as a police cruiser

Is The Tesla Model S Electric Car The Perfect Police Cruiser?

The city manager of tony Atherton, California, thinks he'd like some new police cruisers. In fact, George Rodericks suggested to the San Jose Mercury News, "I'd love to see... read more November 6, 2013 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR Active Noise Cancellation Tech: Video

Electric motors are very quiet, which is a good thing for passengers and a bad thing for engineers. Without the typical sounds of an internal combustion engines, a whole... read more October 17, 2013 by 


 
2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

Porsche: Hybrid Versions Of Every Model Planned In Brand's Future

Porsche is going hybrid—with plug-in hybrid versions of all its major models, eventually. And yes, that means not just the upcoming 918 Spyder and the 2014 Porsche... read more May 16, 2013 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ELR revealed at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

2014 Cadillac ELR: Video Preview Of Volt-Based Electric Coupe

Say what you may about plug-in electric cars, the 2014 Cadillac ELR unveiled at last week's Detroit Auto Show is a stunning piece of design. The four-seat range-extended... read more January 22, 2013 by 


 
Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012

Fisker Atlantic Concept: 2012 New York Auto Show Live Photos

Will the Fisker Atlantic bring a fledgling green-luxury carmaker to profitability? Will it be built? Some analysts and industry experts are still skeptical, but if you ask... read more April 4, 2012 by 


 
2012 BMW ActiveE  -  Driven in Monterey, February 2012

2012 BMW ActiveE: First Drive

If you’ve driven a Nissan Leaf, you’ll agree that while the near-instantaneous torque provided by its electric motor system from standstill can be intoxicating in... read more February 4, 2012 by 


 
Cloud-based energy optimization

Cloud-Controlled Energy Saving From Google And Ford

It's 7am, and your alarm is blaring to raise you bleary-eyed from your slumber. You grab breakfast, chuck some clothes on and get ready to head to work. As you step into your... read more May 12, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volvo V60 PHEV

Watch: 2012 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid Comes With A Smartphone App

Just yesterday, our colleagues at All Cars Electric gave readers a sneak-peek of the 2012 Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid, an intriguing new wagon that promises to earn up to 745... read more February 22, 2011 by 


 
Susan Sarandon

Cougarwatch: Susan Sarandon Hooks Up With Auto Entrepreneur's Son

Full disclosure: we love Susan Sarandon. Without her, Rocky Horror would've been short an ingenue, and The Hunger would've been missing its key behavioral scientist/vampire... read more December 24, 2009 by 


 
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