It seems like researchers in the United Kingdom are just as fed up with electric-vehicle ranges as the folks unplugging each other’s cars in California, and they might have just found a solution to the problem.
Finding the perfect mount for your smartphone in your car can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. There are tons of options. Some flat out cheap, others pricey and heavy with widgets and features you may not need. Then there are others that are just right. This week we’re looking at five of the best, based…
For electric vehicles to truly supplant their gas-guzzling predecessors, there needs to be as many charging stations on the roads as there are gas stations—if not more. So BMW proposes upgrading the street lights that already line roads everywhere with charging capabilities and energy-efficient lighting.
Volkswagen has announced plans to invest in electric vehicle charging infrastructure, but it's a paltry $10 million and it's only good through next year.
One of the frequently-cited problems with electric cars is a lack of places to charge up when you're away from home. Rather than create an entire standalone network, BMW is looking to combine charging docks with another common, electricity-powered street fixture: lampposts.
Copper theft has been running rampant across the U.S for years, with everything from plumbing to cabling being stolen and sold as scrap. So as security tightens at building sites, thieves and junkies are turning to the copper cabling in electric car chargers to make a buck.
City leaders of Palo Alto, Calif., in the Silicon Valley region and where Tesla Motors just happens to be headquartered, recently gave the go-ahead to require all new homes be pre-wired for electric vehicle chargers.
If you're driving something with a plug, signs that tell you where the nearest charging station catch your eye more than if you were driving something else. When your range says 2 miles, you're probably sporting an expression similar to someone about to wet his or her pants.
The Atlantic City Casino Reinvestment Development Authority has placed six charging stations in a new parking garage to show their committment to renewable energy. It's a prominent placement that lets the world know they mean business.
Wow. It's only taken a couple decades for someone to make a dual-purpose charger—yes, a charger capable of 12V DC and AC charging. This 2-in-1 from Incase is designed for the iPod or iPhone and can easily plug into a 12V DC outlet for charging your gadgets on the road, but it can also be taken in and used in a…