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Nissan electric Z concept heading to Geneva

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Nissan is following up their Leaf EV with something a little more showy, turning their sights to a 370Z concept sports car to turn some heads at next months Geneva auto show.

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Citroen-sponsored E-3POD Antistatic electric trike concept vehicle

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As much as we would like to believe otherwise, the conventional gas-powered car is going to be the primary mode of transport for the foreseeable future. That doesn't mean, though, that we can't innovate when it comes to secondary vehicles, as is the case with the E-3POD Antistatic.

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GM to cut Chevy Volt prices for second generation

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Those planning to by the next generation of Chevy Volt will be pleased to hear the car will be about 17 percent cheaper than the original

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Agility Global Saietta electric sports bike goes 0-60 in under 4 seconds

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The thing is that you can be way more efficient with an electric sports bike since it should be lighter, smaller, and more maneuverable. And that's how we find ourselves looking at the Saietta line.

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Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle to debut in Geneva

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Electric vehicles are well and good if you have the time and infrastructure to charge them. In the meantime, plug-in hybrids could serve as a clever middle ground and that's precisely what we're finding with a new Volvo V60 set to be unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show.

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GM to stimulate electric car market with a handful of new models

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If you're an American looking to trade in your car this year and are considering making the switch to electric, you might want to hold off for the time being. According to a statement made by GM's chief executive Daniel F. Akerson, there's going to be a lot more options on the U.S. market in a couple years.

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Mercedes’ SLS AMG E-cell Gullwing will be in production for 2013

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Mercedes has announced its SLS AMG E-Cell Gullwing all-electric car will enter production for 2013, though they haven't given exact dates; or important details such as the price or even the battery's range or charge time.

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Honda to start leasing electric scooter

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Honda will start leasing its EV-neo Electric Scooter on Friday, December 24, 2010 to select businesses in Japan. They are leasing 100 scooters as part of a government-backed program to collect data about the scooters. The EV-neo can go for 34 km before needing to be recharged, which Honda measured at a constant speed of 30 km/h on a level road. The scooter is being marketed for delivery services.

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Honda tests solar-powered charging stations for electric vehicles

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Honda announced that vehicle charging stations will be part of a Japanese trail to further Honda’s goal of reducing CO2 emissions through their products.

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Electric car market set for rapid acceleration

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Automakers in China and Taiwan are expecting the electric and hybrid car industry to reach $100.5 billion by the 2014-2015 fiscal years.

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Volt: A Chevy facade

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What ever happened to the maximum range of 80–100 miles (130-160 kms) per charge on GM's EV1 in the mid 90s? I mean, that was the 90s. There's no way technology has gotten 65 per cent worse over the last 15 years. Come to think of it, wasn't that right about the same time Microsoft decided they should add internet capabilities to their products?

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Toyota RAV4 EV debuts with help from Tesla Motors

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This comes via a partnership with Tesla Motors (you know, of Tesla Roadster fame), so you know that the electric motor components are going to be pretty top notch. Interestingly enough, despite being significantly larger than the Honda Fit, the pre-production RAV4 EV gets the same 100 mile range on a single charge.

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Full electric Honda Fit makes debut at LA Auto Show

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It looks like Honda is really starting to take this whole electric car thing a little more seriously. Going beyond the hybrid game of the Insight and CR-Z, we find a full electric vehicle on display at the LA Auto Show.

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Cannabis electric car made in Canada, hopefully doesn’t go up in smoke

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Canadian company Motive Industries has announced their plan to test a prototype vehicle which is made of Hemp. The car is electric, and is expected to reach 55 mph with a range of 25-100 miles before recharging. CBC is reporting that several battery options will be available making the hemp electric vehicle affordable to many people.

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U.S. bound Nissan Leaf to be in quantities of 25,000

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Nissan almost pulled an Apple on us, without even knowing. Rumors began to surface regarding a severe shortage of the new Nissan Leaf electric car destined for the US in 2011. Word somehow got out that only 10,000 of the cars would be produced by the end of March, and the majority of those would be for Japan. This is inaccurate, and deemed “pure speculation” on the part of the Nissan dealer who spilt this nonsense.

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