What is “one pedal driving”?
The concept is easy enough: push the pedal further to go faster and ease off of the pedal to go slower. Going faster uses a burst of energy to accelerate to a higher speed. Going slower uses the motor as… Read More ›
Utilities lobby Congress to lift EV tax credit caps
A large group of electric utilities have joined with Plug In America and others to lobby the U.S. Congress to lift the existing per-manufacturer cap that could effectively raise prices on Tesla and GM plugin vehicles within the next year. The… Read More ›
EVgo 350 kW station nears completion
What may become the first public 350 kW electric vehicle charging station in the U.S. appears to be nearing completion. Located in the desert town of Baker, California on I-15, it is ideally located for drivers traveling between Los Angeles… Read More ›
“Secret” highway ultra-fast DC charging map revealed
Next summer a new network of ultra-fast electric car chargers is supposed to suddenly appear alongside major US highways. An elusive detailed route map of that system can now be revealed. Shazam! This map, of next summer’s planned Electrify America… Read More ›
Jaguar and Chevy have LG in common
The Jaguar I-PACE is a swanky new all-electric SUV with a generous wheelbase, a large 90,000 watt-hour battery pack and a $70,000 starting price. The Chevrolet Bolt EV is a small hatchback wagon with a 60 kilowatt-hour pack and a… Read More ›
Why are there hardly any green EVs?
Efficient zero or relatively low emission plug-in cars like a Nissan LEAF or a Toyota Prius Prime are common referred to as “green” cars that are better for the environment than most other cars. There are online sites dedicated to… Read More ›