Posts Tagged ‘lithium ion batteries’

Higher Gas Prices Fueling Electric Vehicle Technology

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Electric cars have been gaining ground in the press over the past 6 months as auto makers finally embrace the concept and consumers are taking a leap of faith that the infrastructure can support plug-in battery powered cars.  With gas prices over $4/gallon in most regions of the United States now, and predictions that the [...]

Charging Ahead with Electric Vehicles: Owners Need to Consider Insurance

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If you follow automotive news at all, you probably have heard the predictions that electric vehicle (EVs) are hot this year.  In fact, some are calling 2011 the year of the electric car.  For those of us considering owning an electrified vehicle, insurance companies are cautioning about potential issues that may arise. For example, some [...]

Nissan Leaf Leads Green Drive at Washington Auto Show

Nissan Leaf Leads Green Drive at Washington Auto Show

Message from auto manufacturers, green is here to stay. If there was one message that came loud and clear from this year’s Washington Auto Show, its that the future of the auto industry is green. A massive 65,000 square feet of the Washington Convention Center was dedicated to the “Advanced Technology SuperHighway,” which is basically [...]

Please, Santa – Bring me a New Hybrid Mercedes!

Please, Santa – Bring me a New Hybrid Mercedes!

Have you seen those commercials – popular this time of year – where the husband takes his wife to the window, and they look outside at a shiny new car, all tied up with a giant bow? Yeah.  Its not happening on my driveway either. But perhaps, if I’m really, really good, Santa will bring [...]