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ECOmove — In-Wheel Electric Motor Company From Denmark

At the recent EVS27 symposium in Barcelona, I had the opportunity to speak with Mogens Løkke, the director of in-wheel electric motor company ECOmove. Although I have covered in-wheel electric motor company Protean a couple of times, this is the first time I heard about ECOmove. Mogens had a lot of interesting information to share […]

January 23rd

The EV Smile, EV Advocacy In The US, & The Diversifying EV Market (Interview)

One of the most notable people I talked with at EVS27 in Barcelona last month was Brian Wynne, President of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), President of the GoElectricDrive Foundation, Vice President of the World Electric Vehicle Association, and a member of the prestigious Committee of 100 of the US Chamber of Commerce. One of his […]

December 9th

11 Electric Cars Cost Less Than Average New Car In US

There’s a somewhat odd meme still going around that claims that electric cars are expensive. A little bit of research quickly debunks that. The average price for a new car in November 2013 (in the US) was $32,769, according to Kelley Blue Book. After the federal tax rebate of $7,500 (yes, it makes complete sense to […]

December 6th

Electric Car Owners — Who Are They? What Do They Want? Why Did They Go Electric? (14 Charts, Tables)

Here’s one of the exclusive posts I recently wrote from my information gathering at EVS 27 in Barcelona. More to come. Stay tuned… Understanding Electric Car Owners & Potential Electric Car Owners (14 Charts & Tables) (via Clean Technica) One of the presenters at EVS27* was Jack Broadbent of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. […]

December 5th

For 2 Months, Electric Car Models #1 In Car Sales In Norway

Originally published on CleanTechnica. For two months in a row, the top-selling car in Norway has been an electric car. (Yes, the #1 best-selling car of any kind was an electric car in both September and October.) Interestingly, it wasn’t the same car. In September, it was the Tesla Model S that led Norwegian auto sales. In October, […]

December 5th

Volkswagen e-Up! Review (Full Review + Test Drive Videos)

A UK price of £19,250 (about $31,540) for the Volkswagen e-Up!  has just been announced, and my second video from my second test drive of the Volkswagen e-Up! is nearly published, so I think now is a good time to write up my full review of Volkswagen’s first 100% electric car. I’ll lift a bit from my Nissan […]

December 4th

BMW i3 Review (+ VIDEO)

So, I got the opportunity to test drive the BMW i3 one week ago in Barcelona. The following is my full BMW i3 review. I included an initial review of the BMW i3 alongside reviews of the Volkswagen e-Up! and Nissan Leaf a few days ago, comparing the three electric cars. I lifted a bit of […]

November 24th

Electric Cars Are So Much Nicer To Drive, Bloody Awesome!

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Note: This is the first of probably dozens of articles I’ll be publishing from my trip to Barcelona for EVS27 — exclusive interviews, pictures, EV reviews, interesting EV research findings, and more. Stay tuned for some really awesome stuff! I think I test drove 8 electric cars within the past 5 […]

November 21st

Nissan Leaf vs Volkswagen e-Up! vs BMW i3 (Exclusive EV Reviews)

  UPDATE: Full BMW i3 review here. I was able to test drive about 8 electric vehicles in Barcelona over the past week. I will have longer reviews of many of them in the coming days or weeks… as I have time to write them up, edit the pics & videos, etc. But, real quickly, […]

November 21st