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Electric cars are charging into the marketplace

With the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf available by year's end, shoppers will for the first time be faced with choices that include whether they want a gas-powered car.Stalled for nearly a century, electric cars are about to move into the fast lane when the first of a new generation of vehicles reaches dealer showrooms next month.

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    General Motors says the battery-powered version of its Chevrolet Spark mini-car can travel up to 82 miles on a single charge, putting it among the leaders in mass-market electric vehicles sold in the U.S.... More
  • Electric-Taxi Experiment to Begin in New York
    Some drivers have expressed doubts about the viability of using the vehicles, arguing that any charging break would undercut earnings. More
  • Sinkhole swallows three cars on Chicago's South Side
    A driver was hospitalized Thursday after a large sinkhole opened up in the middle of the street and swallowed three cars on Chicago's South Side, police said. The injured man was driving when the road buckled and caved in at 9600 South Houston Avenue near the Chicago Skyway, Chicago Police Department spokesman Mike Sullivan told More
  • Hot Wheels: BMW unveils new diesel 3-Series sedan
    BMW is giving fans of its 3-Series more room and better gas mileage in two important variations of the small luxury sports sedan that it's rolling out at the New York International Auto Show this week. More
  • In Transit Blog: The Red One, Next to the Fiat
    The Hertz Corporation recently expanded its Supercar rental offerings in Europe, increasing the number of cars and models available in Britain and Spain, and adding Italy, France and (beginning in April) the Netherlands, to the countries where the premium cars can be rented. More
  • Comparing fuel-powered and electric cars
    As the demand for a sustainable environment increases, electric cars are becoming useful in helping eliminate climate change, experts say.
    01/24/2021 - 7:22 am | View Link
  • Infrastructure Improvements to Get More Electric Cars on the Road
    Study measures which kinds of infrastructure improvements could lead to wider adoption of clean vehicles. A new study from researchers at MIT uncovers the kinds of infrastructure improvements that ...
    01/24/2021 - 3:42 am | View Link
  • Electric car batteries with 5-minute charging times produced
    Batteries capable of fully charging in five minutes have been produced in a factory for the first time, marking a significant step towards electric cars becoming as fast to charge as filling up petrol ...
    01/23/2021 - 10:30 pm | View Link
  • Electric cars are beyond concept and into reality, and the infrastructure to support them is coming
    Rudy Hobbs bought a hybrid electric Chevy several years ago and uses it to commute to work, relying on the electric capabilities of the car.
    01/23/2021 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Public EV charging is a problem. Biden’s presidency could change that.
    Now that President Biden is in office, we'll see if his plans to accelerate EV adoption mean the supporting infrastructure (like public charging stations and more fast-charging connections for ...
    01/23/2021 - 3:00 am | View Link
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