General Motors has tweaked the Chevrolet Volt's calling card of a 40-mile range on electric power alone, now saying the Volt could do up to 50 miles or as few as 25. Still no range anxiety, right? [GM-Volt.com]
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Ford today announced a plan to turn around its business, claiming it allows them to reach break-even level or profit by 2011. The plan includes building a battery-electric commercial van by 2010 and a BEV sedan by 2011.
It wasn't until I crashed into a pile of boxes and luggage that I realized riding a motorcycle - even a completely silent electric one with no emissions - around my Brooklyn apartment was a bad idea. I'd been attempting to do a burnout, but the painted concrete floor didn't have enough grip for the Quantya StradaRead…