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Say goodbye to range anxiety (in 2021).

373 miles of driving that can be "fast charged" in just 20 minutes.

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Exxon first retrofitted a Chrysler Cordova, then a Toyota Cressida, for early hybrid mules.

Oil giant, fearing a potential petroleum shortage, pursued advanced-powertrain technologies in the 1970s and early '80s.

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Tire Rack says it sells 91 tire models that can fit a the larger-battery Tesla.

Not sure why Tire Rack would've gotten a preview, but, well, here we are.

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The electric scooter maker continues to make inroads in Europe.

Get two wheels, for a limited time.

More details about the Cadillac CT6 PHEV come out at battery plant tour.

If you want to know about how GM will build plug-in cars in China, pay a visit to Michigan.

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Most calls were for flat tires, dead batteries, and keys locked in cars.

Many of the rescues could have been avoided.

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Tesla is taking $5,000 deposits on $29,000 retrofit kits.

Tesla Roadster's battery-pack retrofit boosts convertible's single-charge range to 340 miles from about 245 miles.

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Green-vehicle emphasis, co-investment puts China at the top of VW's factory list.

Volkswagen may be planning a giant battery-making factory in China, as the automaker looks to expand plug-in fleet.

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The classy city EV's battery size is pretty perfect for a US household.

At EVS29, BMW announces a new home energy system that uses new or old i3 battery packs.

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A battery improvement of 50 percent should help things, right?

Thanks to better battery cells, the facelifted VW e-Golf should have a real-world range of around 124 miles when it arrives this fall.

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Tesla might be interested in more battery suppliers as it gets ready for production of the Model 3.

Tesla is reportedly in talks to widen its supply chain for lithium-ion batteries. Those 500,000 EVs won't build themselves in 2018.

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An EV gets an upgrade. Again. Welcome to the new era.

The 2017 BMW i3 will get a new, more energy dense battery that offers 114 miles of EV range, while staying the same size as the earlier pack.

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Its battery must be leased on a monthly basis.

The Citroen E-Mehari costs €25,000, but the battery is another €79 per month.

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Tesla used to only tow your warrantied Model S 50 miles if something covered went wrong. Now it's 500 miles, but that's still not the industry standard.

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But, Says Tesla, Let's Take Another Look

A Koch brothers-funded group says that Tesla's Powerwall battery-storage system will take decades to store enough power to pay for itself.

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Volkswagen is developing an architecture for future electric vehicles that will use flat batteries. Up to now VW has shaped packs to fit inside existing cars.

Green Mountain Power Offers Deals On Home Energy Storage

A Vermont utility, Green Mountain Power, is offering Tesla Powerwalls to customers starting in January.

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That Range Is Almost Double The Model S's

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that the EV future looks bright as battery-production costs continue to fall.

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Batteries Power System For 25-Mile Route

Companies collaborate on light-rail system that charges without any overhead wires.