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Electric Vs Fuel

Over the past few years the automotive world has become more and more concerned in making driving and cars more environmentally friendly. Many car manufacturers have taken a leaf out of Nissan’s book, and designed fully electric or hybrid cars, due to the heavy demand on resources. 131 more words

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Learning about electric cars

KIMT News 3’s Raquel Hellman takes a Tesla out for a test drive.

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How the EPA's bogus mileage ratings are hurting electric car sales

Sometimes, the advantages of a new technology are unclear because people are evaluating it with an outdated metric.

Case in point: miles-per-gallon-equivalent (MPGe) ratings for alternative-power cars, including hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric cars. 1,025 more words

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What happens when a Tesla fanboy meets the Mercedes-Benz electric car

When Mercedes-Benz contacted me last month to ask if I’d be interested in driving its new B-class electric, I thought they were either too sure of themselves or foolish. 817 more words

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Joy Riding in a Time Machine: The Electric Car

It was an important, innovative year…1912.

Beautiful machines…. Electric cars seemed to be the way of the future.

With well over 30,000 electric cars on the road by 1912, these beautiful automobiles had become increasingly popular. 1,399 more words

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Chicago Girls Build Electric Cars to Race as part of ComEd’s STEM Initiative

There has been a nationwide push to get more women interested in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field and ComEd is doing its part through an Icebox Derby competition, which allows young inventors to build their electric cars from recycled refrigerators. 445 more words

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Audi Plan To Develop All Models Into Plug-In Hybrids

Audi have released news that they are concentrating heavily on developing more plug-in hybrid models over the next few years.

Audi’s development chief Ulrich Hackenberg has said ” plug-in hybrids will be prioritised over other plug-ins, as they best meet Audi’s customer expectations”. 216 more words

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