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Published on August 25th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

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Tesla Wiki Car; ABB Fast Chargers Hit China… (EV News)

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August 25th, 2014 by Zachary Shahan 

Here’s some more EV news for your clicking pleasure. Enjoy, and feel free to drop more stories in the comments below.

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Electric train trials are beginning in the UK. (EV Obsession)

ABB, Daimler, and BYD have been working together to create a locally-built EV fast charger. (EV Obsession)

TeslaMondo discusses Tesla’s extreme responsiveness to customer feedback and the possibility of a Tesla “wiki car.” (TeslaMondo)

Is the “MPGe” metric actually hurting plug-in car sales? (GM-Volt)

Iran wants 400,000 electric motorcycles on the streets of Tehran. (GAS2)

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  • wattleberry

    There was much comment about the ‘MPGe’ metric which comprehensively demolished it as being of any relevance. The best alternative was ‘mile/$’ but even that would need some arbitrary formula to arrive at the electricity cost. Maybe all we could do would be to show a worst and best case scenario, the latter being almost infinity on wind/solar.

    • http://zacharyshahan.com/ Zachary Shahan

      Yeah, probably the best option.

  • JamesWimberley

    The item from Iran about electric motorbikes is significant. Coming on top of unambitious but genuine-looking solar plans (link), and a fair amount of wind (link), it looks as if Iran’s leaders are slowly turning green (the colour of Islam). Iranian public opinion counts, on maters outside the core norms of the theocracy, and motorbikes are the transport of young people.

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