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New Car Technologies

This Double Fisted EV Charging Station is New

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Reducing the need for more complex installation is a key feature of the Chargepoint CT4000 Series EV charging station. It allows for only one single circuit to juice the station with two ports, providing a less complicated investment for any business using their product. Read the entire CT4000 Series article here.

New HITECA Capacitor Operates Cooly Under High Temps

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

One of the nagging problems electric vehicle makers face with their production is the addition of cooling systems to their cars. Yes, electric cars produce heat, and sometimes a lot, and in order to continue functioning without breaking down, the adding weight and bulk of a cooling system has to be added. Enter the new […]

One More for the BMW i3 Car: Apple Inspired?

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

It’s becoming ridiculous the lengths certain automakers will go to produce something that they can then tie to the latest trending gadget, basing their “design” off a computer. It’s a car people. Let us know your thoughts on whether BMW has been inspired to produce its tiny electric due to the magic of Apple products […]

BMW i3 is New and Electric – Love It or Hate It?

Monday, August 12th, 2013

If you scroll to the bottom of this article and read the comments, there’s very mixed reviews regarding the new BMW i3 electric vehicle. Buzz on over to see what you think, is it true that an electric car can’t be pretty? Read the i3 release article here. 

Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles? It’s Already Being Tested

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Imagine buying an electric vehicle, one you are excited about using instead of the typical gas guzzler. When you drive it into your garage, you have to get out, pull the charging cord to it, then plug it in. Oh, and don’t forget to unplug it before you drive out! That would make a small […]

Surveillance Mode Brings Batman-Like Security to Police

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Remember in 1989 when Michael Keaton spoke into his remote as Batman and said one simple word to the Batmobile: “Shields.” Next thing you know his super hero ride rolls down the armor over the tires and body like a roll top desk! While this seemed like a futuristic science fiction dream at the time, […]

Missourians closer to flashing their coverage with Mobile Phones

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

As reported by stltoday.com, if you live in the state of Missouri you are soon going to be able to give an officer or other person proof of your insurance and ID using your mobile smartphone or device.

Electric instead of Gas? Tesla Luxury Model S Cost Examined

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

In an article from Nitrobahn.com we find that the new Tesla Model S fully electric luxury sedan is impressing even the toughest critics. But will price keep only a select few in the driver’s seat? Is Electric the solution to our spiking gas prices? Based in Paulo Alto, California, Tesla motors has created multiple electric […]

$216 Million Proposed for New Vehicle Technology Research

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

A new bill proposed by Representative Gary Peters, Democrat from Michigan, could potentially provide an additional $216 million for new automotive technologies. The legislation is set for review by the full U.S. House of Representatives later this month, and would increase the $334 million already proposed by the Obama administration for research and development of […]

Introducing the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

BMW’s newest concept car, the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics, combines the environmental advantages of a hybrid car with the high performance of a sports car. Sleekly futuristic in design, the Vision EfficientDynamics also boasts photosensitive glass that darkens in response to bright light or glare, allowing better visibility and improving driver safety. The use of lightweight […]

Your 230 MPG Chevy Volt: Get Insurance Rates

Monday, August 17th, 2009

From the successful Cash for Clunkers program to an increased interest in fuel economy in general, the new Chevy Volt has generated a great deal of buzz, thanks in part to the publicity garnered through their viral marketing campaign boasting the Chevy Volts incredible fuel efficiency of 230 mpg. Let us take a closer look […]

Electric Car News Heats Up with Tesla Model S

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Recently, CNN.com posted a story about the new funding Tesla received from the federal government to aid in their production of electric vehicles. Tesla has already produced a roadster that has amazing specs for an electric car, and now this new funding will go to assist the production of the Model S Sedan. Read the […]

Hydrogen Road Tour Touts Top Hydro Hot Rods

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Welcome to the West Coast’s Hydrogen Highway! Hydrogen Road Tour 2009 brings the future to reality along the 1,700 mile route between San Diego, California, and Vancouver, British Columbia between May 26th and June 3rd, 2009. The caravan offers the public an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with hydrogen fuel cell technology as a viable […]

Fuel cell technology: Dealing with Vanishing Energy

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

UPDATE: Read about Fuel Cell Vehicles on the Hydrogen Road Tour Serious challenges face our planet. Air pollution, noise pollution and a general conflict over limited resources top the list for most people. What if changing our approach to one aspect of our economy could significantly help with all of these problems? Reduce our dependence […]

Top 3 hybrid vehicles and their features

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Hybrid cars are the hottest purchase in the vehicle market today. Saving on fuel is a top priority for most American drivers these days as the economy struggles to recover. However, buying a hybrid car is a big commitment and one to be taken seriously. The question burning in everyone’s mind is, what is the […]

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