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Author Archives: Charis Michelsen

Germany’s First Electric Taxi (Interview)

April 3rd, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

Germany’s first electric taxi has been rolling around Munich for the last year --- a Mitsubishi i-MiEV. Leased and operated by taxi company Isar-Funk, the little EV has been an experiment in balancing practicality with efficiency, and testing what it’s really like to spend the day in an electric car.

Nissan’s Big Turn On — One Million EV Advocates in 100 Days

April 3rd, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

Nissan is convinced that electric cars are the wave of the future, and it’s doing quite a bit to get the rest of the world to agree. The latest efforts are in the form of “The Big Turn On” campaign, in which Nissan offers a prize of 30 quick chargers to the city with

West Coast Electric Highway Well Under Way

March 19th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

Interstate 5 on the American west coast just became part of electric vehicle history --- a 160-mile stretch has just gotten 8 new fast-charging stations as part of the new

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