electric-car Subscribe to Feed

Electric Vehicles’ Price at the Pump: 75 cents “per gallon”

3/30/2011 // By Mary Ellen Kustin

Last week, the global price of oil rose above $105 per barrel and the national average price of gasoline hit $3.55 per gallon– the highest ever for this time of year.  However, if you could plug your car into an […] Read more >

American-made Electric Cars: President Obama and High School Students Agree

1/26/2011 // By Mary Ellen Kustin

In last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama reiterated his goal to see 1 million plug-in and electric vehicles on the road by 2015.  Electric vehicles (EVs) are a great example of the potential of American innovation to […] Read more >

Inner-City Youth Walking the Talk on Advanced Vehicle Innovation and Sustainability

1/6/2011 // By Mary Ellen Kustin

As we head into 2011 with positive manufacturing news in the national media, industriousness and innovation at a high school in West Philadelphia shows how US leadership in clean energy and transportation technology is not just building jobs today, but […] Read more >

Automotive Xprize–still more super-efficient vehicles are here today

9/17/2010 // By NWF

This post was written by Zoe Lipman, Senior Analyst of Climate and Energy Policy for National Wildlife Federation. Yesterday on the lawn of the DC Historical Society, the Xprize foundation awarded $10 million in prizes to three teams who built […] Read more >

MIT Tackles Making An Electric Car That Recharges In 10 Minutes

8/8/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The overall practicality of electric vehicle tranportation depends on the speed of battery recharge. Many EVs take six to eight hours. MIT is going for something closer to what people might experience at the gas pump. Michael Mulcahy at GizMag.com […] Read more >