Tokyo Utility Setting Up 200 Quick-Charge Electric Car Stations In Japan

The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is planning to install 200 electric car charging stations during fiscal 2009, with an additional 800 stations planned within the next three years, according to a report today on the Nikkei Net Interactive service. The stations, expected to cost $36,500, will utilize a… » 8/08/08 9:30am 8/08/08 9:30am

Popular Mechanics Drives The Subaru R1e Electric Car

Mike Allen over at Popular Mechanics had a chance to spend some time behind the wheel of the new plug-in microcar — the Subaru R1e. With acceleration lower than a "determined taxicab," it wasn't what you'd call an "exciting" test — and definitely a step below our test of the Hybrid Technologies' melty-looking… » 3/24/08 10:15am 3/24/08 10:15am