New World Record In Canada: 431 Plug-In Electric Vehicles In One Place

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It appears that a Québec electric-car group has set a new world record for plug-in electric cars gathered in one place. Yesterday, 431 battery-electric and plug-in hybrid cars gathered in a long parking lot on the Île Sainte-Hélène, just south of the Jacques Cartier Bridge along the Saint Lau...Read more

Ultra-Efficient VW XL1: Now An Urban Legend, Debunked By Snopes

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Ah, conspiracy theories and urban legends. They lure us in with the promise of dark plots and amazing events--even as our rational minds suggest they're likely not true. Now the ultra-efficient Volkswagen XL1 economy car, the highly aerodynamic two-seat diesel plug-in hybrid we drove last fall, has become the subject ...Read more

Nissan EZ Charge Card To Let Leafs Recharge On Four Networks

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One of the minor hassles of owning an electric car is the need to have multiple accounts, passes, and fobs to access multiple different public charging networks. Now Nissan is working to make public charging simpler, introducing a program called EZ Charge that lets Nissan Leaf electric-car drivers access multiple charg...Read more

BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid Prototype: We Drive Future Electric SUV

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They're not here yet, but in less than two years, U.S. buyers will have a choice of at least three plug-in hybrid SUV models to choose from. Now, we've driven a prototype version of one of them: the BMW X5 e-Drive, which will be shown as an updated concept car at this week's New York Auto Show. DON'T MISS: New York Au...Read more

Coda Sedan Electric-Car Rolling Bodies For Sale On eBay

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The 2012 Coda Sedan electric car had a long, troubled gestation and a brief life before joining other failed automotive startups in the history books. But at least few hundred cars were built, all told, and now some of them are for sale as rolling "gliders," without their battery packs. If you happen to want to buy a ...Read more