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Home, Home On The Range: Homing In On Electric Vehicle Ranges

October 17th, 2018 | by Andy Miles

A while back, I got into a conversation in the CleanTechnica comments. The other person was lamenting the fact that the range of any electric vehicle is always given as an average. They were saying that they would mainly be driving about town, and so would want to know not the average range, but the sort of range they could expect to get when driving about town. They were saying that prospective electric vehicle buyers should have the full information to help them with choosing which model and make to buy.


The Secret Life Of An EV Battery

August 26th, 2018 | by Andy Miles

I have read comments by electric vehicle detractors gleefully declaring that anyone buying an electric vehicle (EV) will find that their EV battery is defunct within a couple of years — because, typically, a lithium battery only lasts for 600 cycles, as just noted. Let's explore why that's not the case


Toray’s Green Sports Car Is Invitation For Collaboration

September 21st, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

Toray’s TEEWAVE AR1, on display at the IAA 2011, seems to be a very rare thing – an environmentally friendly sports car. The next-generation EV concept car was made with environmentally friendly materials developed by Toray itself, with the hope that it could serve as an example for other automakers



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