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    Report: BMW to launch loaner program to avoid range anxiety on i models

    BMW is looking to stave off electric vehicle range anxiety with a new program that offers buyers a free gasoline loaner with every i3 purchase. Ward's Auto reports BMW is confident that the EV will give buyers the kind of transportation they need for 90 percent of their trips. The loaners, ...

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    Green: IBM developing air battery with 500-mile range

    One nagging issue with electric vehicles is range. While today's lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are much better than yesterday's nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries, they still don't offer enough energy storage to take an EV much further than 100 miles without a lengthy recharge. Even if the ...

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    Nissan to offer free conventional car loan to Leaf buyers to ease range anxiety?

    2011 Nissan Leaf – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The December 2010 launch of the 2011 Nissan Leaf gets closer every day and thousands of people have already signed up to reserve their spot for one. Still, some would-be buyers may suffer from a touch of "range anxiety" – that ...


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