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A charging station in Norway has more plugs than Alaska and North Dakota, combined

Surprise, Norway continues to lead the way in EV adoption.

Norway opens the world's largest DC fast-charging site. Emphasis on large.

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CHAdeMO, SAE Combo chargers acting all friendly like in Europe

CHAdeMO Association Europe installing 500+ multi-standard DC chargers in 2016

Five projects will add more than 500 new CHAdeMO/CCS Combo fast chargers, making transcontinental EV travel easier.

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Mr. Millen goes to Washington

Ever driven around DC? We have. And let us tell you, people drive like jerks in the nation's capital. Mostly because they think they're more important than you, and they're probably right. But Rhys Millen is out to put them all to shame.

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EV Sociability Run returns to celebrate 100th anniversary

This year's Electric Vehicle "Sociability Run," will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the original EV rally, about 65 miles northwest of the original site. This year, electric-vehicle enthusiasts will meet up in Charles Town, WV – and not Washington, DC – on June 7 to toast their slice of EV Nation and take to the roads. In fact, Ground Zero will be the American Public University System (APUS) Solar Parking Lot, which has 14 charging stations alone, all powered by the sun.

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Atlanta, DC are two EV hotspots in patchwork quilt of green car demand

To put a spin on the old Civil War story, Atlanta indeed is burning. But in this case, it's a good thing because the heat is a reference to the city's demand for electric vehicles. Atlanta is where EV demand is growing faster in that city than any other in the US, according to ChargePoint.

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Tesla owners will celebrate Supercharger network with DC meet-up

Groucho Marx famously said that he'd never belong to a club that would have him as a member. When it comes to this particular club, though, we're going to beg to differ.

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Yes, Virginia, Tesla may get a dealership in your state

It may not be "Mr. Musk Goes to Washington," but it's about as close has you can get. Tesla Motors has reached an agreement with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association that could get the electric-vehicle maker a couple of steps closer to opening its

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Ethanol advocates poke fun at Big Oil with "Century of Subsidies" party

No one would mistake a bunch of ethanol advocates for the folks at Second City, but we give the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) credit for injecting a little humor into their political statements.

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Renault pushes for single fast- and slower-charging port for EVs

The US may be considered one big melting pot, but it's a French automaker that wants us all to get along when it comes to standard, home-charging system and the fast-charging devices that are likely to become more commonplace.

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DC-area electric taxi plan runs into opposition

It looks like one Washington, DC-area cab operator looking to have an all-electric fleet of cabs isn't quite ready for takeoff.

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European electric vehicle charging-station revenue will jump tenfold by 2020

Here's one European "union" that plug-in advocates will support.

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DC Design previews India's first supercar

Think "supercar" and only a handful of countries are likely to come to mind. And most of them are in Europe: Italy, Great Britain, Germany... even Sweden and France have pitched in here and there with such notables as Koenigsegg and Bugatti. Consider examples like the Dodge Viper, Ford GT

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Asia-Pacific region to get majority of DC quick-charge stations

DC quick-charge stations are robust units that promise to recharge plug-in vehicles from zero to 80-percent capacity in less than 30 minutes. While not required for EVs to work, these units make the concept of cross-country-capable electric vehicles believable and long distance electric-only journeys doable.

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Video: Plato v. Coulthard in Red Bull's driving sim

Jason Plato vs David Coulthard in the Red Bull F1 simulator – Click above to watch video after the jump

Coulthard takes to the tin-tops for Mercedes DTM

Formula One drivers have a relatively short career span. Sure, they're starting younger and younger, but few driving aces extend their careers beyond their early thirties, if that long. David Coulthard is one notable exception, retiring after 15 consecutive seasons in F1 at "the ripe old age" of 37.

One-off Million-Dollar "Black Ruby" Rolls-Royce coupe up for sale

DC Design "Black Ruby" Rolls-Royce coupe – Click above for image gallery

$220,000 DC Designs Tata Nano coming this year

DC Designs Tata Nano – Click above for image gallery

Auto Expo 2010: DC Designs Imperator and Ying Yang shock and amuse

DC Designs Imperator and Ying Yang - Click above for high-res image gallery

What's the difference between AC and DC? Which is better for electric cars?

Tesla Roadster with AC drive unit - Click above for high-res image gallery

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