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29Tesla Outsells Ten Major Car Companies In California

Tesla Model S captures 12-percent of sports car market

In California, Tesla Motor Co. sold more Tesla Model S's in June than ten major auto manufacturers sold from their whole lineups.

5Tesla Hopes To Build Affordable Electric Cars In Three To Four Years

Electric car sale continue to grow

Tesla Motors CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk told CBS the car company is looking to have an affordable Tesla on the market soon.

31Electric Cars Aren't Actually Dead In The Water

Author of new study says EVs are actually ahead of long-term projections

Contrary to recent reports of the electric car's pending flop, a pair of researchers say EVs are gaining in popularity among consumers and that sales are actually ahead of long-term growth projections.

AddEV Fuel Economy Labels: Your Mileage May Vary (A Lot)

The EPA has finally weighed in with its (long awaited) fuel economy numbers for the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf. While the results are impressive – 93 and 99 miles per gallon equivalent for each of the two vehicles, respectively – the more important story is that consumers are likely to remain confused about just how fuel-efficient this new automotive technology is.

AddWhat GM Isn't Talking About: Does The Chevy Volt Engine Drive The Front Wheels?

It's a mere two months before GM is scheduled to start delivering its Chevy Volt to retail customers, yet there are still unanswered questions about how the would-be revolutionary vehicle works.

AddVerify Markets claims electric vehicle charging industry will top $3b by 2017

GE WattStation – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddElectric vehicle charging times will depend on both the charging station and the car

Electric vehicles (EVs) may be dramatically less mechanically complex than their traditional internal combustion counterparts, but that's where the simplicity ends. The battle that began with Thomas Edison and Nicola Tesla over direct vs. alternating current continues to this day, the battlefield has just shifted to the EV powertrain. Electrochemical batteries can't store alternating current, the electrons will only flow directly in or out.

AddCEA survey shows 40% of Americans hope to test drive electric vehicles, but only 25% know anything about them

Next year's 2011 International Consumers Electronics Show (CES), produced by the Consumers Electronics Association (CEA), will, for the first time ever, showcase a full range of electric vehicles (EVs), charging equipment and energy storage devices. In order to better understand America's perception of EVs, the CEA's market research division conducted an online consumer study titled "Electric Vehicles: The Future of Driving." The study concludes that while many Americans may be intrigued to try

AddEV sellers will have to teach drivers to treat their car like their phone, plug it in!

Chevrolet Volt – click above for high-res image gallery

AddSmall electric car companies plan to ditch often-lousy car salesmen in favor of specialists at big box stores

Consumers routinely rank their interactions with car dealerships as one of the least rewarding parts of the new car buying experience. In particular, dealing with an untrained and often-lousy car salesman makes the entire experience less than pleasing. Of course, there are a few ways to deal with this situation, but none of the options guarantee a rewarding experience. Here's what car buyers can do: they can hunt down the best dealers in town, they can choose a car salesman with experience and k

AddVenture capitalist Khosla says U.S. will someday produce too much electricity

The U.S. has relied upon conventional energy sources to meet our electrical demand for a long, long time. While conventional energy sources rarely failed to keep up with our burgeoning electrical demand, the recent interest in renewable energy sources may actually push supply beyond our needs.

AddStudy: UK demand for electric vehicles to surpass hybrids by 2020, hit 21% market share

2011 Nissan Leaf – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddDeLaSalle School students build super-efficient electric car that gets 307 mpg

DeLaSalle School electric car – Click above to watch video after the jump

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