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Is the End in Sight for Gas Engines?

07.15.2016
Internal combustion won't disappear overnight, but it's making more and more sense to switch to simpler electric drivetrains--and automakers are thinking the unthinkable.

One-Percenters: Electric Cars Hit a Big Sales Milestone

07.11.2016
Make no mistake, at one percent of national sales, EVs aren't ruling the road--that role goes to crossover SUVs. But a modest upward trend is encouraging.

uScooter Review: The Perfect Apocalypse Vehicle?

06.23.2016
The ideal vehicles to own for the next apocalyptic event, which will surely involve a traffic jam of biblical proportions, are small-bore motorcycles, rubber dinghies, ideally with motors, and foldable bicycles. The electric scooter is ready for instant elevation to that group.

"Calling All Electric Cars! Time for Police Duty!"

06.09.2016
BMW is leasing 100 plug-in i3s to the LAPD. Cop squads these days are using Bugattis, Ferraris, Teslas, Chevy Volts and electric motorcycles.

Chasing Tesla: Ford's Working on a Long-Range, Affordable EV

04.29.2016
Ford joins GM and Tesla in the race to sell 200- to 300-mile electric cars for $35,000. It could be the EV's sweet spot.

E-Golf Extended Test: Can It Hack a New York Winter?

02.17.2016
Volkswagen -- the company -- has 99 problems, conservatively speaking. But VW’s electric car, that is to say the silk blue metallic e-Golf SEL premium we’ve been testing for the past eight months and 11,080 miles, isn’t one of them.  

In Detroit, Electric Cars on the Turntables--Whether the Public Wants Them or Not

01.13.2016
One in three new car sales is now an SUV, but it was plugs that dominated in Detroit. Why, if the public is looking elsewhere? Well, there's a little thing called CAFE, and it means that automakers have to reach 54.5 mpg by 2025. That means electrics and plug-in hybrids.

At CES, Future Visions from Bosch, Faraday and Ford

01.05.2016
A plug-in Batmobile--with no room for Robin--from the upstart Tesla challenger. And from Ford? Alliances and a bid for part of the $5.4 trill.
 

Colorado's Great EV Deal: A $10K Leaf and Plug-In Pale Ale

12.23.2015
Fort Collins, Colorado and Orlando, Florida are "deployment communities" for electric cars, and that includes lots of public charging, EV rental cars, and cheap deals. How does a $24,000 BMW i3 sound?

Turning the Electric Corner at the LA Auto Show

11.20.2015
Plenty of SUVs debuted in LA, but the subtext was a big shift to electrics and plug-in hybrids. Audi, for one, says 25 percent of its sales will be electric by 2025.

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