Erik Fairbairn

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The Oatmeal Delivers The Best Tesla Model S Review Ever

There is no more entertaining synopsis of Elon Musk's wonder-car.<p><i>Photo by The Oatmeal</i><p>Matthew Inman, the cartoonist and creative genius behind The Oatmeal, is a Tesla Model S owner. This puts him in a position to discuss the car in a way that regular car writers cannot, because we generally drive …

It's Official: Electric Car Sales Have Doubled Every Year For Three Years

The number of electrically powered vehicles in the world now totals more than 400,000 vehicles, and has been doubling for the past few years.<p>All …

EV Fleet World

Plug-in Car and Van Grants extended<p>25 May, 2018<p>UK News<p>Toyota plans for post-2020 boom in hydrogen vehicle sales<p>24 May, 2018<p>International News<p>EVs need …

You’ve Got to Charge Your EV While the Ducks Are Quacking

As the electric vehicle industry grows, so should our discussion about its impact on the California electric grid. In a recent Greentech Media …

Electric-Car Buyers Younger And Richer Than Hybrid Owners

While it might seem logical to expect the demographics for buyers of both electric and hybrid-powered cars to be similar, the former tend to skew considerably younger and more affluent than the latter according to a market analysis conducted by Experian Automotive in Schaumburg. Ill.<p>Based on …

BMW combines plug-in hybrid system with AWD in new X5 concept

The new concept SUV (or SAV/Sports Activity Vehicle as BMW insists on calling it) uses eDrive technology filtered down from the BMW i3 and i8. It …

Autoblog Green

Ford's small crossover is going green — again.<p>It has already cut way back on the stuff in cells for the Tesla Model 3.<p>A production first — shiny glass is so 20th century.<p>Investors demand it of outgoing CEO: 'FCA is way behind rivals.'<p>Dutch custom builder RemetzCar has released new images and a …

Tesla Model S Sets Record For Single-Month Sales In Norway

In the last few years of electric car sales, the only records cars have been breaking are their own.<p>Nissan, for example, has just had its best March …

Worldwide electric car production predicted to soar by 67% in 2014!

According to IHS, a research firm, global electric vehicle production should increase by a massive 67% in 2014. This is to be driven partly by …

Here's Why Electric Cars Will Succeed: Owners Just Adore Them

Imagine you're a carmaker, and you found you could build a type of vehicle that customers all absolutely adored.<p>Not just liked. Not just said, "Yeah, …

The battery tech that could change electric cars

Volkswagen is testing a new type of battery that it says could be four times as powerful as existing technology<p><b>Volkswagen</b> is bench testing new battery chemistry capable of providing "between three and four times the power" from a given capacity. This would mean up to 80kWh from a similar volume …

Geneva Motor Show: Electric cars no longer the exception?

<b>The Porsche Panamera S is quite a car. Sleek, powerful and aerodynamic, it's capable of 167mph.</b><p>But that's not all. The version on display here in Geneva is also able to travel for about 20 miles on nothing but battery power.<p>It is, of course, a hybrid. It has an electric motor sitting alongside a …

Electric car charging is on the house at L.A. apartment complex

The developers of an office tower-turned-apartment complex near Downtown Los Angeles don't think you really need to own a car to live there. But if …

Architecture

Mercedes to offer an S-Class EV - report

In a recent interview, Dr Uwe Ernstberger revealed Mercedes will offer an S-Class EV.<p>In a recent interview, Dr Uwe Ernstberger revealed Mercedes will …

900hp Quant EV powered by flow cell battery

We now have a clearer picture of Nunzio La Vecchia's energy and supercar ventures than we did when we covered the Quant teaser. La Vecchia began …

Elon Musk Talks Tesla Model X Details On European Tour

Tesla Motors is among the most tight-lipped car companies, but luckily for fans and prying journalists, it's also one of the smallest.<p>That means CEO …

2013 Europe EV Sales Report

<b>Published on</b> February 10th, 2014 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>3<p>February 10th, 2014 by <b>Zachary Shahan</b><p>A reader recently pointed out to me a little EV Sales …

Norway sees boom in Electric Vehicles and UK could follow

<b>Electric Vehicles (EVs) are outselling conventional cars in Norway, and estimates have suggested that within a year there will be more EVs in the</b> …

Global Production Of Electric Vehicles Forecast To Rise 67% This Year

The global production of electric vehicles is expected to jump 67% this year, according to a forecast by business information analyst IHS Automotive, …

Elon Musk Says Tesla Model S Could Receive Larger Battery Pack Next Year

Having a friendly chat with a group of Tesla owners in Norway, brand CEO Elon Musk intimated that more-powerful batteries could be on the way for the Model S. The most potent battery pack currently offered in the Model S holds 85 kWh of juice, or enough for 265 miles of driving.<p>Musk wasn’t terribly …

Silicon Valley Doesn't Have Enough Electric Vehicle-Charging Stations, And Drivers Are Freaking Out

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — An increasing number of electric-vehicle driving employees at Silicon Valley companies are finding it hard to access car-charging stations at work, creating incidents of "charge rage" among drivers.<p>Installation of electric vehicle charging ports at some companies has not …

Volkswagen Group to Offer 14 Models with Electric Drive by 2014

The Volkswagen Group has set its sights on global market leadership in electric mobility.<p>“We are starting at exactly the right time. We are …

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Tesla Considers Building The World's Biggest Lithium-Ion Battery Factory

Tesla Motors is looking at building a lithium-ion battery factory that will likely be the biggest in the world, said CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday.<p>“This will be a giant facility. We are talking about something that is comparable to all of the lithium-ion battery production in the world — in one …

Infographic: Electric Vehicles-Oil Savings in Action

Plug-in electric vehicles — which include both battery-electric vehicles such as the Nissan Leaf and plug-in hybrids such as the Chevy Volt — …

The Best Way to Make Electric Car Batteries Cheaper

What do you think would be the best way to make electric car batteries cheaper? Outsource production to China? No, not really! That’s what the …

Many Households Could Switch To Electric Cars Painlessly

Four out of 10 households could use an electric car with little or no change to their driving habits and car needs, according to a national survey …

Are Electric Vehicles Already Halfway to Market Dominance?

Electric vehicles have been all the rage in the last few years, but those who have studied EVs and their history know that this isn’t the first …