​VW's Investment In EV Charging Is A $10M Drop In The Bucket

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. » 2/10/15 2:20pm 2/10/15 2:20pm

BMW Is Developing Street Lights That Also Charge Your Electric Car

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. » 11/08/14 6:02pm 11/08/14 6:02pm

Junkies Are Stealing Car Charging Cables For Copper

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. » 8/20/14 4:14pm 8/20/14 4:14pm

Tesla's Home Town To Require New Homes Be Ready For EV Chargers

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. » 10/03/13 3:45pm 10/03/13 3:45pm

These Are The Lamest Electric Vehicle Chargers Around

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. » 12/09/12 2:00pm 12/09/12 2:00pm

Atlantic City Picks The Worst Place Possible To Set Up Electric Car…

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. » 9/17/12 4:00pm 9/17/12 4:00pm

Neil Young's LincVolt Damaged In Fire Started By... LincVolt?

Rocker Neil Young has spent years converting a 1959 Lincoln Continental into a turbine-charged electric hybrid, even releasing a green-car song album. Last week, a fire at his California warehouse severely damaged the LincVolt. The apparent cause? The LincVolt's charger. » 11/15/10 12:30pm 11/15/10 12:30pm

Incase Two-in-One iPod Charger Works in Car, Home

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… » 2/05/08 4:00pm 2/05/08 4:00pm