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  1. 1st 3d Printed Car (and it's electric)

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    Interesting and fun. https://localmotors.com/3dprintedcar/
  2. Sick of people comparing the Volt to the Nissan Leaf or Toyota Prius! DTS vs Aveo

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I also posted this in another post catagory... Are you getting sick of people on other blogs comparing the Volt to the Nissan Leaf or the Toyota Prius???? Thats like comparing a Cadillac DTS to a Chevy Aveo! I picked up my Volt last Thursday and I love this car!! To compare the Volt to other...
  3. U.S. intends to spend more on electric vehicle research

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    Yesterday the U.S. Energy Department released its first-ever "Quadrennial Technology Review," saying it wants to increase research funding for electrified vehicles and supporting infrastructure. Its total 2011 budget was $3 billion, and the thinking by the government is it needs a faster...
  4. So. MD Volt/EV Meetup on track for Sat., 9/10/11 (MD/DC/VA region)

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Even though we have been buried with rain this week, it looks like it is going to clear for our Volt/EV Meetup in Southern Maryland on Saturday night. Here's preview of our sponsors in the stadium: Going Green/Tech Night Preview If you live in the MD/DC/VA region, please register on our Meetup...
  5. What if electric cars are not ‘the future?’

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    We interrupt our regularly scheduled program here at GM/EV central to bring some disconcerting news: we just learned the electrification of transportation could be a wasted exercise because America will have all the petroleum it needs, and oil prices will decline because they always do. Since...
  6. Electric Vehicle Owners Get Cash Selling Power to Electric Grid

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Denmark to be first test market for Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technology. Electric Vehicle owners will be able earn about $10,000 over the lifespan of the car. Goal is to even out grid power frequency...
  7. ALTe "range extended electric powertrain" for Commercial Trucks, Vans

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    $25k kit. A 20kWh lithium-ion battery pack, a four-cylinder engine, electric-drive motors, a generator, a hybrid-controller unit, and HVA modules produce 30 miles electric, 275 miles gas. http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/guest/26699/?p1=blogs The battery can charge in as little as four...
  8. Chicago awards contract to install 280 charging stations in city, subs

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    "By the end of this year, Chicagoans will not only be able to purchase and drive electric vehicles, but also charge those vehicles in the time it takes to finish a cup of coffee." Locations include O'Hare, Midway, Toll Plaza's, parking garages, store parking lots, plus iGo and Zip Car locations...
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