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chademo

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Kia Soul EV joins electric car ranks

At the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, Kia showed off the Soul EV, an electric car the company will market this year.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Slow, fast, and faster: Where to charge electric cars

Charging an electric car is not quite as easy as just plugging it in. There are different charging options that fill a car's battery and different rates.

By Oct. 1, 2013

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Nichicon claims smallest, quickest EV charger

Nichicon's 375-pound chargers can output 20 to 30 kilowatts, and they take 35 to 60 minutes to charge.

By Aug. 26, 2011

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In a blackout? Nissan wants Leaf to power your house

Automotive News reports on Nissan's assertion that the Leaf EV can serve as backup electricity for homes.

By Jun. 20, 2011

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2014 Chevrolet Spark EV

Like other electric cars, the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV offers limited usage scenarios due to its range, but its drivetrain is ultraefficient and surprisingly powerful.

By Sep. 24, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Sep. 24, 2013
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Tesla battery swap a dead end

Last night, Tesla Motors demonstrated how a service station could accomplish two battery swaps for the Model S in the time it takes to fill a gas tank. Problem is, that technique works only for Tesla.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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Toyota, Nissan to standardize electric car rechargers

Group called Chademo, which includes several automakers and Tokyo Electric Power, will set a standard for Japan and later aim for an international standard.

By Mar. 15, 2010

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BYD to unveil plug-in SUV, e-bus in Detroit

Premiering at the 2011 North American International Auto Show, the vehicles join the Chinese carmaker's plug-in hybrid sedan, currently being tested by the LA Housing Authority.

By Dec. 27, 2010

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2012 Nissan Leaf SL

The 2012 Nissan Leaf offers a good blend of affordability and all-around performance for city dwellers and suburbanites looking to go zero-emission, but its cruising range limits its appeal for long hauls.

By Nov. 13, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Nov. 13, 2012
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How does the new BMW i3 compare with our favorite EVs?

We pit BMW's newly announced i3 electric city car against competing EV models and check the specs.

By Jul. 29, 2013