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Electric Cars August 4, 2020 posted by

MingHong SEV S2 – $900 six-seater electric car is cheap, cheerful and oh so slow

We’ve seen – and driven – our share of electric vehicles over the years, but this Alibaba sourced vanette, called the MingHong SEV S2 really does take the cake. Billed as a ‘modern premium sedan’, this BMW grilled $900 runabout boasts a staggering 60 km/h top speed and a range of up to 60 miles or so. Mr Tesla better watch out. The sales site doesn’t hide the real use of this car – “small Chinese adult electric car”. So…


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MingHong SEV S2 – $900 six-seater electric car is cheap, cheerful and oh so slow
Eco Friendly January 15, 2020 posted by

Norway Gas Stations Close – so many people are going electric, gas stations are closing shop

Electric cars are one of the solutions to cutting down on the amount of emissions and in Norway, they’re making real headway. So many people are driving electric now that gas stations are actually becoming a thing of the past, replaced by electric charging stations.


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Norway Gas Stations Close – so many people are going electric, gas stations are closing shop
Eco Friendly January 6, 2020 posted by

Lithium-Sulphur Batteries – charge your phone once a week

Battery life is the bane of all modern technologies. Doesn’t matter how awesome something is, if the battery doesn’t last long enough, it’s functionally worthless. This is true for our phones, cars and renewable energy options. A new type of lithium-sulphur battery may change all of this though.


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Lithium-Sulphur Batteries – charge your phone once a week
Electric Cars November 21, 2019 posted by

Electric Car Battery that Charges in 10 Minutes – new battery developed for fast charging of cars

One of the things that keeps electric cars from hitting it big is the problem with the battery. It takes a while to recharge. An hour or more to get 200-300 miles worth of driving time out of them. An hour to charge your phone, fine, but could you imagine waiting an hour at the gas pump? New technology may have cut this time down to minutes.


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Electric Car Battery that Charges in 10 Minutes – new battery developed for fast charging of cars
Electric Cars October 21, 2019 posted by

Swindon Adds Electric – new drop in powertrain adds electric option for petrol cars

In order to meet emission goals, decreasing the amount of emissions from vehicles is a key point. It’s easy enough to say just drive an electric car but, well, it’s really easy to say anything, isn’t it? Swindon took a more solution and has introduced a a 80kW powertrain so that cars can be easily switched over to electric.


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Swindon Adds Electric – new drop in powertrain adds electric option for petrol cars
Electric Cars July 23, 2019 posted by

What is Driving an Electric Car Really Like? – check out this piece to get an idea

There are a lot of questions about the viability of electric cars. Cost, travel restrictions, accessibility, etc. Hardly anyone talks about just driving them but it turns out that if you’re used to traditional cars, an electric one is a bit different. Check out this article that gives a break down for what it’s like to drive an electric car.


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What is Driving an Electric Car Really Like? – check out this piece to get an idea
Electric Cars June 25, 2019 posted by

Lightyear One – the solar powered electric car

Electric cars are considered by many to be one of the key components in battling climate change. Getting them on the road, getting emission causing cars off the road, can only help. One of the biggest issues is the range of these cars. After all, leave an urban area and good look finding somewhere to change up that battery. Lightyear One is a solar car that hopes to bridge that gap.


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Lightyear One – the solar powered electric car
Eco Friendly March 28, 2019 posted by

Electric Passenger Bus – this bus has zero emissions and is coming to zip you around campus

When we think of electric vehicles, it’s mostly cars but that might change in the future as NTU Singapore have launched the first full size electric bus and it’s autonomous to boot. This new vehicle has been a few years in the making but it’s finally ready to roll out.


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Electric Passenger Bus – this bus has zero emissions and is coming to zip you around campus
Electric Cars February 18, 2019 posted by

Nissan has found a way to make use of old EV batteries

There are many folks who are against battery-powered cars, but it’s not because they have no love for the environment. The problem is when electric car batteries have worn down, what should we do with them? It wouldn’t make much sense to throw them in the dump because that’s fighting against the planet right there. However, what if we could use these batteries for lesser means, you know, something along the lines of powering a camping trailer. That’s exactly what…


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Nissan has found a way to make use of old EV batteries
Electric Cars January 9, 2019 posted by

Ora R1 – this cheap, compact car could be the future of electric vehicles

Sustainable living must be accessible living. If the vast amount of people can’t access sustainable options, all the efforts in that direction will really do no good. To that end, Great Wall Motor, a Chinese company has released an ultra affordable electric car. The Ora R1 costs less than $9000 and is great for motoring around town.


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Ora R1 – this cheap, compact car could be the future of electric vehicles
Eco Friendly December 10, 2018 posted by

InCharge – these charge ports coming to the UK use all renewable energy

Electric cars need places to juice up and Vattenfall is going to be installing charging stations in the UK which is awesome because their ports are powered totally by renewable energy making driving an electric car, that much more eco-friendly as long as they’re using one of the InCharge ports.


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InCharge – these charge ports coming to the UK use all renewable energy
Eco Friendly November 30, 2018 posted by

Nissan Energy Share – share power between your car and your home

Electric cars are great at cutting down the harm done emissions from cars for a better, greener tomorrow. Nissan wants to take it even further by utilizing the batteries to charge and power more than just cars. They will begin testing LEAF electric vehicles to give power back to homes and offices with the Nissan Energy Share.


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Nissan Energy Share – share power between your car and your home