11/18/2011, While many of us think that electric vehicles are the future, there is still this particular niggling issue of charging up your vehicle to make sure you have enough “fuel” to get to work the next morning. Most electric vehicles these days will be equipped with a home charging cord, while additional stations for 120v or 240v connections are relatively inexpensive. The better or higher level models will burn a […]
10/11/2011, 5 years is a long time to go, depending on how you see it. See how far we’ve come in terms of technology in half a decade’s time? Perhaps the adoption rate of electric cars would soar exponentially within the same timeframe, as Beijing must surely hope since the city intends to install 42,000 electric car charging posts within the next 5 years.
10/10/2011, At the moment, if you want to open up a gas station as a business, life is good considering the turnaround time to fill up the tank of any vehicle that drives in. When it comes to electric cars however, the idea of an electric car charging station might not be too good – you’d have the same customers sitting there for 8 hours or so as they wait for […]
08/17/2011, If you happen to own an electric car and live in Portland, you would be pleased to know that a block-long stretch of a downtown Portland street is now known as “Electric Avenue.” The reason behind that? This street will feature a grand total of seven electric charging stations from half a dozen different manufacturers, where they will be installed at Portland State University in conjunction with a two-year study. […]
08/04/2011, There are some of us who look at our driveway wistfully, wishing that we had an electric car sitting there instead of a gas guzzler considering the ever present threat of rising gas prices. Well, electric cars are getting more affordable, and for the more adventurous among you, how about purchasing a couple of those? Sounds like a novel idea, but then the issue of charging them comes into play […]
07/26/2011, Looking to go green, and you want to start off with that vehicle in your garage? You surely would do well to check out our Nissan LEAF review if this particular model has stoked your interest. The Japanese automaker has teamed up with their zero-emissions mobility partner in the Netherlands known as The New Motion, where the latter has agreed to deliver charging solutions for owners of the electric-powered LEAF.
07/25/2011, Talk about a new way to obtain power so that your electric vehicle is able to “fuel up” so to speak. The Sanya Skypump will harvest electricity by harnessing the power of the wind, hence the name Skypump comes into play. Not only that, it will also continue the green fight by incorporating solar panels to boot. This is the brainchild of Urban Green Energy and GE Energy Industrial Solutions, […]
06/09/2011, Google intends to pave the way forward where electric vehicles are concerned, where the Internet search giant is looking to become the largest electric vehicle charging station operator in the country, having installed around 200 chargers with another 250 coming their way (in order status currently). This would bode well for those who work at the Google Campus, since it means you can safely purchase an electric vehicle without worrying […]