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Directory:Electric Vehicles in the News

2016

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Latest / Top 5 Exotic Free Energy Technologies: Directory:Zeitgeist > 2015 Exotic Free Energy technology advancements in review 2016 predictions - In 2015, we created a page featuring EIGHT of the best exotic free energy technologies now available for sale, mostly pre-orders, being in process of manufacturing. My vision for 2016 is that we have a global consciousness shift that makes way for these hitherto overlooked and marginalized modalities to flood the earth. (PESN January 2, 2016)If we have a global awakening, "By the end of 2016, up to 75% of electric vehicles could be powered on-board by a power source, so they never have to be recharged."

2015

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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > Directory:Electric Cars / Directory:3D Printing > Free Energy Blog:2015:01:14 - Local Motors CEO Jay Rogers was on hand at the Detroit Auto Show to announce the opening of two new “micro-factories” and to show off their 3D printed car, the Strati. (Free Energy Blog January 14, 2015)

2014

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Free Energy Blog:2014:10:11 - Tesla unveiling the new D model with dual motors on Oct. 9, 2014. "This is what it feels like to launch off of an aircraft carrier! The self driving autopilot feature was impressive!" (Free Energy Blog October 11, 2014)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Tesla Motors, Inc. > Free Energy Blog:2014:09:29 - Enough stations have sprung up around the US. There's one 15 minutes from me here in rural Utah. (Free Energy Blog September 29, 2014)
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Latest: Directory:Electric Vehicles / Directory:Batteries / Directory:Fuel Cells > Directory:QUANT e-Sportlimousine with nanoFLOWCELL drive - The promotional material makes this seem like a car that runs on salt water, now approved for use on public roads in Germany and Europe and priming for series production. Amazing promo video. However, it's basically an advanced battery and fuel cell technology. (PESWiki July 30, 2014)

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Free Energy Blog:2014:03:21 - Testing by AAA has found that how far an electric vehicle can travel on one charge varies widely depending on the weather. Frigid temperatures can reduce that distance by 57%. (Free Energy Blog March 21, 2014)

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Latest: Directory:Fuel Efficiency > Directory:Engines > Directory:Air Cars > Directory:MDI Air Car > Tata Motors Managing Director, Karl Slym, suicided wife framed? - Just prior to release of a new air car, Karl Slym's body was found on the balcony of 4th floor, having fallen from the 22nd floor of the Shangri-La hotel in Bangkok where he had been staying. It turns out his wife wrote the suicide note. Why are the officials still ruling this a suicide? (PESN February 3, 2014)

2013

Free Energy Blog:2013:12:23 - Yes we have created a positive loop energy system which has been installed within [a] trailer pulled by and electric vehicle. The tests proved conclusively that surplus energy can be generated, however the next step will involve re-defining the system to be able to incorporate into an electric car. (Free Energy Blog December 23, 2013)

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Latest: Directory:Electromagnetic / Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory: Jurgen Parysek's Free Energy for Electric Vehicles - German inventor has a website that claims to have a generator technology that will enable indefinite range for electric vehicles so they do not have to stop to be recharged. No evidence is provided. No photos, no video, no data, no witness statements, no specs. (PESWiki November 28, 2013)
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Latest: Directory:Emergency Preparedness / Directory:Electric Vehicles > OS:Toward Sterling's Bug-Out Family Vehicle - Now that my car has bit the dust, I'd like an electric vehicle into which I could eventually put an exotic free energy generator to haul family around in and stuff for the community. Unfortunately, it looks like the affordable electric vehicle is not here yet, so this goal will have to be postponed. (PESWiki October 2, 2013)
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Directory:Electric Cars > Directory:Tesla Motors, Inc. > The Real Reason Tesla Motors is Still Alive - Forbes reasons include: leadership by successful Elon Musk range of 206 - 265 miles plug-in with regular 240-volt outlet effective 90 mpg rating by recent Consumer Report review, which gave the Model S their highest rating ever: 99/100. (News:Pure Energy Blog May 13, 2013)
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Latest: Directory:Storage > Directory:Batteries > NEW: Directory:Phinergy Metal-Air-Water Battery > Phinergy's metal-air battery yields 1000-mile EV range - A Israeli company called Phinergy has come up with a metal-air-water battery technology that could enable a vehicle to travel 1000 miles on one charge, with a couple of stops to refill the system with water. There may even be some HHO magic mixed in there. (News:Pure Energy Blog April 4, 2013)

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2012

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Latest: Directory:Fuel Efficiency > Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Hybrid Vehicles > Directory:Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles -- PHEV > MTSU Pursuing a Plug-In Hybrid Kit for $3000 via Any Back Wheel Hub - Researchers at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) are making progress toward developing a retrofit kit that would turn any car into a plug-in electric hybrid. The kit entails replacing the rear hub with an electric motor that assists the forward motion of the car, thereby increasing its mileage 50 to 100%. (PESN August 8, 2012)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Hybrid Vehicles > Directory:Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles -- PHEV > Chevy Volt's Superbowl Commercial Employs Aliens - [Cute, but very wrong. The Volt is hardly advanced -- certainly nothing compared to that flying saucer that harnesses energy from the environment, thus negating the need for plug-in or gas not to mention its ability to FLY and change trajectories instantaneously without imposing lethal G-forces on its occupants capabilities the off-budget, black-ops have had and have been keeping from us for decades. -- Sterling] (Inhabitat February 4, 2012)
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Directory:Trends > Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > Who Killed The Electric Car? So Far, It Looks Like The Consumer - According to a recent survey conducted by infas, a social research and market institute in Bonn (Germany), drivers’ expectations and their actual behavior are wildly different. This leads them to avoid electric cars because of perceived shortcomings which actually have no effect on most drivers’ daily habits. (Gas2.0 January 8, 2012)

2011

Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car > E-car inventor eyes Europe conquest - Filipino inventor and alternative energy visionary Ismael Aviso is eyeing a potentially productive trip to Europe before showing off his inventions to technical experts and investors in the United States next month. Aviso has made online free energy circle buzzing with excitement over prospects of his creations such as his fuel-less, self-charging electrical car and power generator. (Manila Bulletin November 1, 2011)

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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car > Philippine Government Report on Aviso's Overunity Electric Vehicle Posted - The Philippine Department of Science and Technology has finally released its preliminary report of the tests done last February on Ismael Aviso's self-charging electric vehicle, shown to be 133% efficient, compared to the same motor run off mains power, showing 45% efficiency. (PESN and BeforeItsNews October 18, 2011)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles / Directory:Nuclear > Directory:Thorium Reactors > Thorium-Powered Car Could Drive a Million Miles Before Refueling - A Connecticut-based company has announced its intentions to build an EV powered by radioactive thorium. Laser Power Systems says that thorium, when heated by an external source, itself gives off considerable heat. Thorium can be used to power a laser to superheat water into steam, turning miniature turbines that create electricity to drive the car. (Gas 2.0 August 11, 2011)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars / Directory:Flying Cars > SoloTrek developers planning two seat electric hybrid Air Car - The folks behind the development of the SoloTrek/Springtail Exoskeleton Flying Vehicle have revealed plans to create the world's first fuel-electric hybrid flying car. (News:GizMag June 28, 2011)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car > Aviso's Free Energy Circuit Revealed - Ismael Aviso has developed multiple variations of a technology that collects free energy from the ambient environment. Due to a massive number of emails asking for more information, Aviso has posted a series of YouTube videos that provide details and a demonstration of his novel circuit. (PESN and BeforeItsNews May 23, 2011)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car > Aviso Runs AC Motor on DC and Aether - Philippine Inventor Ismael Aviso is breaking down barriers as he continues to develop his ambient energy technology. He is now powering AC motors with DC current and in doing so has solved the issue of overheating in his system. It just takes 0.8 amps at 240 Volts (~200 Watts) to run an 18.5 kW motor during start-up and under load. (PESN and BeforeItsNews April 10, 2011)
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Directory:Storage > Directory:Capacitors / Directory:Batteries / Directory:Tesla Motors, Inc. > Tesla CEO: Super-capacitors Trump Electric Car Batteries - Unlike batteries, supercapacitors do not lose the ability to store charge with age. Supercapacitors also have a much higher power density than batteries, and they can provide power far more quickly than existing battery technology. And they can supply up to 95% of the energy used to charge it on discharging. (AllCarsElectric March 24, 2011)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Nuclear > Directory:Cold Fusion > Directory:Andrea A. Rossi Cold Fusion Generator > Andrea Rossi with Sterling Allan on Coast to Coast AM (Transcript) - On the evening of March 23rd, Andrea Rossi, the inventor of the Energy Catalyzer (a 10 kW cold fusion reactor going commercial), joined Sterling Allan on Coast to Coast AM with host George Noory. Coincidentally, it took place on the twenty second anniversary of Pons and Fleishman's legendary announcement! (PESN and BeforeItsNews March 24, 2011)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car > Directory:Aviso's Ambient Energy Technologies: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Hank Mills has compiled a FAQ page about Ismael Aviso's technology that includes 1) being able to keep an electric vehicle battery charged while driving down the road, 2) a motionless electric generator, and 3) a repelling force motor which all use the same "FYMEGM" effect. (PESWiki March 23, 2011)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car > Aviso Interviewed on Smart Scarecrow Show - Gary Hendershot interviews Ismael Aviso about his technology that apparently collects free energy from the surroundings and was recently witnessed by the Philippine Department of Energy. Other updates on this technology, including levitation R&D, MEG video, U replication. (PESN March 14, 2011)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car > Aviso Envisions 1 Million Self-Charging EV Retrofit Stations by 2011 End - Latest developments of Ismael Aviso include: MEG powers 800 Watt bulbs for 4 hours OU Researcher Replicates Aviso's Coil-Short Cascade Effect Intellectual Passport Bypasses Convoluted Patent Journey Aviso's EV isn't Self-Sustaining Yet Aviso Aims for 50 MPH Self-Charging EV Kit Aviso Invites Dark Players to Change Sides. (PESN and BeforeItsNews March 1, 2011)
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Latest / There was an error working with the wiki: Code[1]: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car > Aviso Ponders Open Sourcing his Self-Running Electric Car Technology - Ismael Aviso is considering open sourcing his technology that harvests energy from the environment on the fly to keep a 11-kW DC motor running. He said he'll give it three months to decide whether to continue the investor route, or pursue the open source route. Both involve common pre-requisite steps including plans preparation, replication.... (PESN and BeforeItsNews February 27, 2011)
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Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car > Overview of Aviso Free Energy Technology (video) - Ashtweth of Panacea-BOCAF has compiled recent video footage, adding a voice-over description, talking about the antenna system that harvests ambient energy from the surroundings, the repelling force, the recent coverage on Philippines Channel 7, and the recent collaborative testing by the Department of Energy. He encourages donation support of this breakthrough team. (YouTube / andrewg85 February 25, 2011)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car > Philippine DOE Verifies Aviso's Self-Charging EV - Today, the Philippine Department of Energy tested Ismael Aviso's electric car, showing that running off wall power, the 11 kW DC motor ran at 45% efficiency, but with Aviso's on-board generator which harvests ambient energy from the surroundings, the motor ran at over 133% efficiency -- overunity. (PESN and BeforeItsNews February 24, 2011)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car > How Aviso extracts energy from the surroundings to power his electric vehicle (Interview) - Philippine inventor, Ismael Aviso says he combines the high frequency shorting effect pursued by Tesla, with the back EMF to create a carrier wave to harness ambient energy. He was on Channel 7 this morning, who attended a government created scientific panel to review his technology. (PESN and BeforeItsNews February 21, 2011)
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Directory:Wind / Directory:Electric Vehicles > Wind-powered car completes cross-continental journey - A television host and an engineer from Germany have completed an almost 5,000 km (3,107 mile) journey across Australia in their Wind Explorer, a lightweight electric vehicle powered by the wind – not only through electricity-generating wind turbines but also using kites. (Gizmag February 15, 2011)
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Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car - I don't quite grasp what Aviso is getting at here, but maybe some of you will. With some adjustments to the sytem, instead of running down, the 12V battery, rated for 12.6 full, elevates to 14 volts, while powering the 11 kW DC motor. (PESWiki February 11, 2011)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles / Directory:Fuel Efficiency / Directory:Air Cars > Air hybrid vehicles could halve fuel consumption - New research suggests that pneumatic or air hybrids that store braking energy as compressed air would be much cheaper to produce than the current crop of EVs and battery-electric hybrids and could halve the fuel consumption of ICE powered vehicles. (Gizmag February 7, 2011)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car - Filipino inventor, Ismael Aviso, has posted a new video set showing his EV driving around town. The voltage of the single battery powering the vehicle shows 13 volts throughout the nearly 25 minutes of running, sometimes with four people on board. The battery is purportedly kept charged via an antennae circuitry that draws energy from the surroundings. (PESWiki and BeforeItsNews February 8, 2011)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Atmospheric Electrostatic Energy > Directory:Ismael Aviso Self-Charging Electric Car - An inventor from the Philippines has demonstrated a bare bones electric vehicle with an 11-kW DC motor running on just one 12-volt battery, which is kept charged via an antennae circuitry that draws electrostatic or radio wave energy from the surroundings. He's also developed a super-efficient repelling force that he wants to engineer into an engine. (PESWiki and BeforeItsNews February 5, 2011)
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Directory:Trends > Directory:U.S. Government and Energy > President Obama’s State of the Union Calls the Clean Tech Future Our Sputnik Moment - In Obama's State of the Union speech, he called the current quest for green technology this generation's "Sputnik moment", urging the nation to see other countries' advances as fuel to reach past them as in 1969 when they put the first man on the moon. He wants 1 million electric vehicles on the road by 2015, and to be on 80% clean energy by 2035, and to eliminate tax cuts for oil companies... (Inhabitat January 26, 2011)
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Directory:Storage > Directory:Batteries / Directory:Electric Vehicles > New Materials Could Double Chevy Volt Battery Capacity - The Chevy Volt is set to become even more appealing as GE announced it is working on a new generation of batteries with double the energy-storage capacity. GM’s licensed battery-electrode materials developed at Argonne National Laboratory (a U.S. Department of Energy lab) use mixed-metal oxides that not only increase storage capacity, but improve the safety and durability of car batteries. (Inhabitat January 17, 2011)
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Directory:Trends / Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > VIDEO: Inhabitat Sees Green at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show! - 2011 seems to be the year of the electric car! From super-sexy electric race cars (from Porsche), to a retina-searing electric yellow sports cars (from Mercedes), to practical electric commuter cars (like the Ford Focus EV and Ford C-MAX Hybrid), nearly every major car manufacturer at the Detroit Auto Show this year unveiled a new electric car or a new hybrid. (Inhabitat January 15, 2011)

2010

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Directory:Trends / Directory:Zeitgeist / Directory:Fuel Efficiency / Directory:Electric Vehicles > Top 5 Green Transportation Trends of 2010 - For green transportation, 2010 marked the real and true beginning of fundamental changes in the way people get around. Here are five stories about new ground broken in green transportation, including 1) re-arrival of electric car 2) racing going green 4) 40 mpg becoming the norm 5) shipping getting cleaner.(Gas 2.0 December 31, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Vehicles > Electric Cars May Be Made Noisier by Law - The Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act would require electric cars and hybrids to make noise, and would fund the Department of Transportation to create a set of rules for automakers, who would be allowed some leeway in how they carry out the guidelines. (GreenCarReport December 20, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles -- PHEV / Directory:Recycling > Directory:Plastic and Energy > Chevy Volt Parts Made From 100,000 Pounds of Gulf Oil Booms - GM has announced that it plans to outfit Chevy Volts with parts recycled from 100 miles of oil booms used to clean up the Gulf Oil Spill. The used booms will be transformed into plastic parts under the hood, and GM says they can recover enough material to supply a year’s worth of production. (Inhabitat December 20, 2010)
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Directory:Electrical Grid / Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Vehicle Recharging Stations > Power suppliers thrilled, worried about electric cars - The first mass-market electric cars go on sale next month, and the nation's electric utilities couldn't be more thrilled — or worried. Surge in demand could knock out power to a home or a neighborhood. (MSNBC November 22, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > EV1 Protester to Beta Test Drive GMs Volt - Chelsea Sexton, who made the famous Review:Who Killed the Electric Car? documentary, is now happy to be chosen by the same company who smashed the earlier electric car, to be one of 15 drivers chosen to test drive one of their pre-production extended-range Chevy Volts for three months. (USA Today Nov. 12, 2010)

Directory:Batteries / Directory:Electric Vehicles / Directory:U.S. Government and Energy > US government investing billions in battery technology for electric vehicles - The Obama administration has invested $2.4 billion in the advanced battery industry, in an attempt to make the United States the world's foremost supplier of batteries for electric cars. (Directory: Mike Adams and Natural News November 08, 2010)

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Directory:Wireless Transmission of Electricity / Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Vehicle Recharging Stations > World’s First Wireless Electric Car Charger Launched In UK - The IPT (Induction Power Transfer) is the world’s first commercially-available wireless electric car charging system, the flagship product of start-up company HaloIPT. The company’s unique charging system has been described as the safest, most efficient and most effective way to transfer power without wires. (Inhabitat Nov. 2, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > Electric Car Goes 375 Miles On 6-Minute Charge - A German-based company, Lekker Energie, has come up with a vehicle capable of driving up to 375 miles at moderate highway speeds. The company responsible for the battery pack, DBM Energy, claims an efficiency of 97 percent and a recharge time of around 6 minutes when charged from a direct current source. (All Cars Electric Oct. 27, 2010)

Directory:Magnets > Directory:Magnets > China Lowers the Boom on Rare Earths - Monday, China embargoed exports of rare earth elements to the United States. Rare earths are integral to most all cutting edge technologies including renewable energy systems (e.g. Directory:Magnet Motors), and China controls 93-97% of the world supply. "Whenever you have a shortage of raw materials in the world, it historically has led to war." (5 Min. Forecast Oct. 20, 2010)

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Directory:Fuel Efficiency > Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Hybrid Vehicles > Directory:Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles -- PHEV > Chevy Volt Gets 127 MPG Over 299 Miles of Real-World Driving - More and more real-world data is coming in about the car's actual performance and fuel efficiency. One of these real-world tests has been performed by Motor Trend, and after driving the Volt in all kinds of conditions (including up to 102 MPH with the air conditioning on), they came away impressed. (TreeHugger Oct. 14, 2010)
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Latest: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Choosing Vanity Tones for Electric Vehicles - Suggestions for researchers at the University of Warwick, who are experimenting with sounds that could eventually be applied to all EVs to apprize pedestrians of oncoming electric vehicles, which are too quiet. The artificial sounds would assist with info about size, direction, speed, accelerating, decelerating. (PESN September 28, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Vehicle Recharging Stations > Angel Car: World’s First Mobile Charging Station For Electric Cars - While the electric car is slowly being embraced by auto manufacturers and the public alike, the lack of charging stations has prevented it from fully being accepted by car-purchasing consumers. At the end of the day, no matter how much you love the planet, running out of juice with no charging point in sight is never appealing. Enter Nation-e. (Inhabitat Sept. 15, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > Directory:Electric Cars > Depreciation May Hit Electric Cars Harder Than Regular Cars - Mitsubishi has put out a chart to the BBC which suggests that the higher up-front costs of an electric car, plus the increased depreciation, mean in the long haul it could cost a lot more than a petrol powered car. Mitsubishi seems to think that electric cars will lose their value quicker mostly because of the battery packs. (Gas 2.0 Aug. 30, 2010)
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Directory:Fuel Efficiency / Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > Directory:Electric Cars > Diesels Cleaner Than Electrics Over Lifetime Says One Study - According to a Swiss study, compared to diesel-powered cars that get over 60 mpg, electric vehicles may have a larger environmental impact… especially if the electricity comes from non-renewable sources. Factors in the rare earth elements in the batteries and motors, as well as the power grid requirements. (Gas 2.0 September 2, 2010) (Also GizMag) (Positive spin by SpaceMart)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Bicycles > 30 miles-per-hour battery bike - An inventor in Hawaii has created a design for an electric bicycle that can travel 20 miles at 30 mph while not requiring special licensing. The downside is that other drivers aren't used to bikes going that fast. (KITV Aug. 16, 2010)
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Latest: Directory:Fuel Efficiency > Directory:Hydroxy or HHO Injection Systems > Article:Ronn Motors' Scorpion using Hydrogen Booster > Ronn Motors' Scorpion poised to zap the market like Tesla - As Tesla's Roadster has made electric vehicles the rage among auto manufacturers, so that everyone is getting involved now the Scorpion muscle car is poised to make unorthodox fuel efficiency methods, including hydroxy, zip into the mainstream. (PESN Aug. 21, 2010)
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Directory:Electromagnetic > Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > Directory:ArcticTek:Chris Hunter (Alaska Star)'s Axial Flux Motor > There was an error working with the wiki: Code[1] - In March we did an interview with Chris Hunter, who described his ultra-efficient, 800-mile range electromagnetic motor design that he's making for his Alaskan car. Though delayed, the project is still moving forward and the "Dream Factory" initiative in Fairbanks, which is a place for inventors to go to for taking an idea to reality, is likewise moving forward. (PESWiki Aug. 19, 2010)
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Directory:Fuel Efficiency / Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Hybrid Vehicles > Porsche Gets the Go-Ahead for the Sexiest Hybrid Ever - Porsche’s first ever plug-in hybrid, the 918 Spyder, goes from 0-60 in 3.2 seconds, gets 94 miles per gallon. The car’s major zip comes from a 3.4L mid-mounted V8 hitting 500-hp, and the engine is coupled with two electric motors that give it an extra 218-hp. Only US $630,000! (Inhabitat July 30, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > PopSci Archive Gallery: The Electric Car, 1916-Present - Starting with August of 1916, which was their first issue to cover a hybrid gasoline-electric automobile then passing through 1920, when electric cars were preferred because of the high price of gas, dropping in interest as gas dropped in price then through several iterations in between including a 1968 GM stirling engine hybrid and their 1990 EV1 ending with the rebirth in 2008 PopSci gives 17 snapshots through EV history. (Popular Science July 23, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Prizes > Around the world in 80 days race for zero emission electric cars - Louis Palmer is hoping a race to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days in zero emission, electric powered cars will harness public interest and inspire new ways of thinking about mobility, cars and renewable energy solutions. Starting Aug. 15, 2010 in Geneva, contestants will travel 30,000 km through 20 countries. (GizMag June 16, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Vehicle Recharging Stations > Free fast-charging stations for 4,400 Chevrolet Volt owners - With the long-awaited Chevrolet Volt set hit showrooms later this year, GM has announced that early adopters (in certain cities) will be eligible for one of 4,400 free home charging stations. The 240-volt fast-charge station deal is tied to a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program which aims to assess electric vehicle charging infrastructure requirements. (GizMag June 21, 2010)
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Directory:Electromagnetic > Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:ArcticTek:Chris Hunter (Alaska Star)'s Axial Flux Motor > Power Trip: A look at inventor Chris Hunter - Local coverage reviews the several amazing pursuits under way by this eccentric Alaskan inventor, including ways to extend the life of batteries, creating better motors for his electric vehicle conversion project, and ways to draw heat and power from ambient air. (Frintiersman June 19, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > Record-Breaking Daihatsu Mira Travels 623 Miles on One Charge - The Japanese Electric Vehicle Club has earned one of the most coveted spots on Earth – a place in the Guinness Book of World Records -- thought traveling at just 23 mph. The custom Mira EV was powered by putting together 8320 cylindrical lithium-ion 18650-type batteries. (Inhabitat May 27, 2010) (Thanks Craig)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Motors / Directory:Solid State Generators / Directory:Electromagnetic > NEW: Directory:TurXotor and TurXator by the Alperen Group > Free energy TurXator ready for license from Alperen Group - A Turkish inventor, Attila Alperen, and his group who have been developing an overunity motor/generator technology for over a decade, having built some 100 prototypes, are now saying they are ready to license the technology for production. Electric output ranges from several watts to megawatts. Motor output targeted for EV market. (PESN June 12, 2010) (Comment)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Vehicle Recharging Stations > Nissan EV quick charger to hit the market - In preparation for the December release of its sold-out all-electric LEAF automobile, Nissan said it will be selling in-house-designed EV quick chargers for CHAdeMO plugs. Nissan plans to install 2,200 standard non-quick chargers in dealerships throughout Japan, aiming for one charger within 40 kilometers of any point on the road. (GizMag May 26, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > Directory:Tesla Motors, Inc. >Toyota-Tesla Deal Adds Spark to Electric Car Industry - In a move that may provide a spark for the electric automobile industry, Toyota, the world's largest automaker, is teaming up Tesla Motors Inc, the makers of the only highway-legal all-electric car in the United States. The new partnership, including a $50 million investment from Toyata, will allow Tesla to advance its more affordable vehicles like the Model S sedan. (Associated Press May 21, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles / Directory:Solar > Directory:Solar Paint > Renault Solar Paint Car - An environmentally friendly design car of the Renault combines electric power and renewable energy from solar energy through nano solar paint on car. Renault 2010 Sand Jumper uses next-gen renewable energy technology and recycled, recyclable ecological materials. (Alt Energy News Apr. 27, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles / Directory:Smart Grid > Microsoft Hohm Will Allow Electric Vehicles to Power Home Appliances - Ford and Microsoft have announced a partnership to create a computerized link between houses, electric cars and utility companies. The new electric car system will allow drivers to better manage home energy use and save money by telling the consumer the best time for cars to recharge (when demand and electricity rates are low). (MSNBC March 31, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > Tata Nano is Developing a Bad Habit: Bursting Into Flames - The "world's cheapest car" can be hot in more than one way. In the past year four of their cars have spontaneously burst into flames. Tata is investigating the cause. (Gas 2.0 Mar. 23, 2010)
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Latest: Directory:Electromagnetic > Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > Directory:ArcticTek:Chris Hunter (Alaska Star)'s Axial Flux Motor > Alaska Star's axial flux motor revolution (Interview) - Chris Hunter describes his new ultra-efficient, 800-mile range electromagnetic motor design that he's making for his Alaskan car. He also talks about some of his other emerging prototypes, including the Aerothermal Rankin cycle engine, beta voltaic solar panels, magnetolysis, and battery extender. (PESN March 16, 2010) (Comment)
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Latest: Directory:Electromagnetic > Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > Directory:ArcticTek:Chris Hunter (Alaska Star)'s Axial Flux Motor - Alaskan inventor, Chris Hunter, is retrofitting his '93 Geo Storm with an electromagnetic motor of his own design, which draws from a wide range of scientific studies, including Directory:Joseph Flynn's Parallel Path technology, Directory:Renaissance Charge Device by Energenx, back Directory:Electromagnetic, and other innovations. (PESWiki March 15, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles / Directory:Hybrid Vehicles > Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid concept gets 78 mpg, hits 62 mph in 3.2 seconds - At full gallop, powered by a 500-HP V8 plus 218 HP electric motors, the Spyder can theoretically reach 62 miles per hour in 3.2 seconds and nip 198 mph on the high end. On the flip side, Porsche says it can also achieve 78 miles per gallon. (AutoBlog Mar 1, 2010)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars / Directory:Emergency Preparedness / Directory:Human-Powered > HumanCar can double as back-up generator for home - This health-conscious electric vehicle by HumanCar is able to convert the rowing motion of the driver and any passengers to charge a battery and power the vehicle, or it can be recharged from a socket. The vehicle can also be used store energy and act as a backup power generator to provide electricity to the home. (GizMag March 1, 2010) (Video)
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Template: 43 / Directory:Obituaries: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Tesla Motors, Inc. > Tesla Motors employees' plane crash takes out power in Palo Alto - In a tragic turn of events today, three Tesla Motors employees were killed when their small Cessna plane clipped a power line during take-off in fog, taking out power to the city also known as Silicon Valley. No one was killed on the ground. (MSNBC Feb. 17, 2010) (Other coverage)
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Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Electric Cars > Directory:Electric Cars > TREXA announces pricing details for DIY electric car - TREXA has announced a base price of US$15,999 for the lithium-powered, modular platform which is designed to facilitate the creation of custom "vehicle apps". "We believe that it’s time we put the automotive industry back into the hands of the people, by offering them a cost-effective, well-supported vehicle platform to design and build for." (GizMag February 9, 2010)

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