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Let this put to rest any doubt that Chris Christie is in the pocket of the Koch Brothers and/or their Big Oil pals. From Slate.com : Like a lot of Republicans, New Jersey governor Chris Christie ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 521 comments on Wed Mar 12, 2014 at 10:02 AM PDT with 731 Recommends
Motor Trend named the Tesla Model S the Car of the Year , but you'd think that electic cars still aren't ready for prime time if you only read The New York Times. On February 8th the Times ...
by KenInCO
Comment Count 567 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 01:03 PM PST with 412 Recommends
In a clear reversal from business as usual in the tech industry, where the largest tech industries hoard their intellectual property and lawsuits fly at the drop of a bucket,
by VL Baker
Comment Count 166 comments on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 05:26 PM PDT with 335 Recommends
In news that somehow seems to have escaped everyone’s notice, you can buy a cost-effective 100% electric commuter / about-town car. Right now. At your local dealer. Not next year. Not “after ...
by Morgan in Austin
Comment Count 207 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 12:07 PM PST with 170 Recommends
I’ve been driving a 100% electric car for a year now and thought I’d share impressions and results. This might help you decide whether an EV is right for you. General Notes I’ve driven my ...
by Morgan in Austin
Comment Count 167 comments on Tue Dec 24, 2013 at 05:07 AM PST with 133 Recommends
I’ve been driving my 100% electric car for two years now. Basic stats: Mechanical problems: zero Oil changes: zero Trips to gasoline stations: zero Times stuck / out of charge: zero Times I needed ...
by Morgan in Austin
Comment Count 127 comments on Thu Nov 27, 2014 at 06:10 AM PST with 110 Recommends
My friends, there's a full lineup below...
by Sam Loomis
Comment Count 291 comments on Sat Oct 04, 2008 at 11:13 PM PDT with 109 Recommends
This diary has been waiting around as a draft for a couple of weeks... and it has turned out for the better! Today is National Plug-In Day, celebrating and showcasing electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-
by Assaf
Comment Count 170 comments on Sun Sep 23, 2012 at 06:51 AM PDT with 98 Recommends
(Note: This expose will be cross-posted at Gas2.org ) How did a woman who the SEC says aided and abetted one of the largest accounting frauds in US history ...
by Rei
Comment Count 80 comments on Thu Nov 19, 2009 at 12:53 PM PST with 69 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] I’m always interested when a professional journalist opines about what we liberals should do with a particular political strategy, tactical study is always ...
by paradox
Comment Count 138 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2015 at 08:52 AM PST with 55 Recommends
Mankind will never lack for energy due to its ability to harness the great cycles of nature - Jean Baudrillard, The Transparency of Evil: Essays on Extreme Phenomena (paraphrased) Among all the ...
by Dauphin
Comment Count 108 comments on Mon Apr 19, 2010 at 01:07 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
The makers of the batteries for today's modern EVs have much to be proud of. A little over a decade ago, the best EVs on the market ran on lead-acid batteries (a technology so primitive that Thomas ...
by Rei
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon May 19, 2008 at 04:22 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
After our expose of the scandal over at Aptera Motors, Aptera quickly put ...
by Rei
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Dec 21, 2009 at 10:31 AM PST with 39 Recommends
I am now the proud owner of my first electric car - the newly released 2014 Chevy Spark EV. And yes, the car featured at the preceding link looks exactly like the one I got. I think the blue is ...
by Ammo Hauler
Comment Count 87 comments on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
You've come a long way, baby. Electric car sales have been steadily increasing over the years, and more recently they have jumped: ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 10:03 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
In which I compare my new 2012 Nissan Leaf with my previous car, a 1988 Toyota Corolla. I feel like I've finally joined the 21st Century. And with my solar panels coming in January, then I'll feel ...
by retro postmodernist
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Oct 21, 2012 at 07:42 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Disclosure in case of doubt - I don't work for Chevy and no one in my family or close friends does and I am not a salesman:) I also acknowledge that I am a lucky man in so very many ways and one is ...
by bluedogsd
Comment Count 84 comments on Thu Jun 30, 2011 at 07:09 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Since the late 1800s, the primary impediment to the adoption of electric vehicles has been battery technology. And while the technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the last decade or two (...
by Rei
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2009 at 08:16 AM PST with 33 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] Facts, truth, empirical realism, logic, rationality, un-biased observation methods, these are the cherished mental crown jewels of the liberal reality-based ...
by paradox
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Jun 07, 2014 at 06:43 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
On February 8th the New York Times published a review of the Tesla Model S and the Supercharger stations Tesla has installed between D.C. and Boston. Stalled Out on Tesla’s Electric Highway ...
by KenInCO
Comment Count 47 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 03:38 PM PST with 30 Recommends