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What your car says about you
09/13/2010 – 2:00 pm PDT | No Comment

(Photo: Getty Images)

Young men drive Camaros, soccer moms drive minivans,
and rich snobs drive Bentleys. We usually associate a certain type of
car with a certain type of person, but do we really know who’s behind
the …

Nation-E Launches Mobile Charging Station for Electric Cars
09/13/2010 – 3:25 am PDT | No Comment

Nation-E AG, a Swiss company for energy storage, smart metering and load levelling solutions, has introduced a mobile charging station for EVs: NationMobile Angel Car. The system can charge batteries of stranded electric vehicles while …

10 Things You Should Buy Used
09/12/2010 – 12:36 pm PDT | No Comment

By Kevin M

America is often described as a “throw away society”. We buy things—usually brand new—use them for a while, get rid of them in some form or fashion, then move on to the …

Solved: Cheap, clean and safe commuting
09/10/2010 – 1:12 pm PDT | No Comment

What would it take for you to consider one?

The key to transportation?
For $10,000 you can buy this two seat plug-in hybrid that, thanks to carbon fiber and advanced safety software, is basically safer than almost …

Japan Ends Subsidies for Green Cars
09/10/2010 – 6:10 am PDT | No Comment

The Japanese government ended subsidies for green cars on Sept. 8, more than three weeks earlier than initially scheduled, as the budget has run out.
The government has been forced to discontinue its green vehicle subsidy …

Never Lock Yourself into Working With One Car Dealer
09/09/2010 – 7:00 pm PDT | No Comment

By Kevin M
Have you ever decided to buy something—furniture, an appliance, even clothing—but walked out of the store thinking “I can get that same item in another store for less”?
Why is it then that so …

ECTunes pioneers pedestrian-safety sounds for electric cars
09/09/2010 – 11:00 am PDT | 2 Comments

ECTunes founders Jesper Rasmussen and Thomas Gadegaard (in car): a business opportunity. (Credit: ECTunes)

Isn’t it great that electric cars are virtually silent? You won’t even hear them coming! Isn’t it terrible that electric cars are …

2011 Bentley Continental Unveiled
09/09/2010 – 12:35 am PDT | No Comment

Bentley unveiled on Tuesday an updated version of its Continental GT four-seat coupe.
The 2011 Bentley Continental GT still comes with the same twin-turbocharged W12-cylinder engine as the previous generation introduced in 2003, which puts out …

Southern California Edison Introduces Online Plug-in Car Rate Assistant to Estimate Cost of Fueling Electric Vehicles
09/08/2010 – 12:20 pm PDT | No Comment

Southern California Edison has launched an online Plug-in Car Rate Assistant to help customers estimate the cost of fueling an electric vehicle and the impact on their electricity bill.
After SCE customers provide facts such as …

An exclusive first drive of a Tesla-powered electric Mercedes
09/08/2010 – 10:05 am PDT | No Comment

(The very first Tesla/Mercedes Benz electric A-Class, at Tesla headquarters in Palo Alto, California. (Jim Motavalli photo)

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA — I got an unexpected treat during a recent visit to Tesla Motors’ headquarters near San …