Electric cars Stories April 22

Electric vehicle detractors are rejoicing after a new study from the Munich-based IFO Institute for Economic Research is claiming electric cars are dirtier than diesel, but the study is already being debunked for being extremely flawed. expand full story

Electric cars Stories February 7

AAA research released a new study about the effect of temperature on electric vehicle range and they claim that the average electric car range drops “41 percent at 20°F and when the HVAC system is used to heat the inside of the vehicle.”

Tesla disputes the claims saying that data from their own fleet of vehicles show that the decrease is not “anywhere near” what AAA is reporting. expand full story

Electric cars Stories August 4, 2018

I have been reporting on electric cars full-time for the past 3 years now. Over 5,200 articles later, I am frustrated by the number of articles I wrote about vehicles you still can’t buy today.

But I think that will change in the next 2 years.

We now know of dozens of electric vehicle programs coming to market in the next few years and we believe they will change the auto industry forever.

Here we take a quick look at the 5 most exciting new electric cars you can buy in the next 2 years. expand full story

Electric cars Stories June 5, 2018

Texas is bringing back its electric vehicle incentive program which offers a $2,500 discount at the purchase of all-electric, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell vehicles after a 3-year hiatus. With the federal tax credit, it can add up to $10,000 in incentive on a new EV.

But a lot of EV buyers will be left out of the program since Tesla vehicles are still not eligible. expand full story

The German automotive labor unions have been fearing the electric revolution for a while now – claiming that it could lead to job losses.

They have now released a new study that claims that 75,000 jobs could be lost as the industry switches to electric vehicles. expand full story

Electric cars Stories May 28, 2018

Norway’s electric vehicle adoption rate is so far ahead of most countries that it gives us glimpses into the future of bigger markets – sometimes even decades ahead of time.

Now it is starting to show signs of demand for gasoline and diesel slowing down as electric vehicles are taking over. expand full story

Electric cars Stories April 2, 2018

As it was expected for the better part of the last year since automakers have been pushing for it and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wasn’t expected to hold its ground under the Trump administration, EPA head Scott Pruitt finally confirmed that they plan to lower the fuel consumption standards – allowing automakers to sell more polluting cars. expand full story

Electric cars Stories December 27, 2017

After announcing the implementation of its zero-emission vehicle mandate, which will start in 2019, China now has also agreed to extend its electric car rebate until the end of the decade. expand full story

Electric cars Stories November 22, 2017

The UK has some good momentum for electric vehicle adoption and they are trying to keep it.

This week, the government unveiled their Autumn budget and it includes an important investment to support the adoption of electric vehicles.  expand full story

Electric cars Stories November 2, 2017

UpdateHow to approach buying a Tesla or any electric car with the proposed end of $7,500 tax credit next month

Ever since the election of Donald Trump, electric vehicle enthusiasts feared the possibility of the federal government slashing the $7,500 federal tax credit given at the purchase of a new battery-powered car.

Now those fears are coming closer to reality as reports suggest that the program has been removed as part of the new House tax bill. expand full story

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