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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


Powertrekk powers your portable with pee (or water)

Just don't stand too close when you're loading up the water reservoir, as it can make a bit of a splash.

By Jan. 10, 2012


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


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


i.Sound Portable Power

Lightweight, quick, and easy to use, the i.Sound Portable Power Max battery is a great way to keep your USB gadgets going when a wall charger isn't accessible.

By Aug. 31, 2011

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 31, 2011

Hello Kitty wraps for Smart cars not a wise idea

Hello Kitty car wraps are now available in the U.S. for Smart cars.

By Oct. 21, 2010


Ecotality touts fast-charging stations for e-cars

Electric vehicles equipped with fast-charging capability are headed to production and will be on the road next year. Will Ecotality's charging stations soon be set up at malls and gas stations?

By Mar. 24, 2009


Nissan seeks mass-market appeal for Leaf EV

Automotive News reports on pricing for the electric Nissan Leaf EV.

By Aug. 18, 2009


Solar chargers need to go on a diet

The SolarPort isn't huge but we'd like to see smaller ones

By Dec. 8, 2006


What if Starbucks were your filling station?

Hyatt and electric car company Tesla are partnering to put charging stations in hotels. It raises interesting questions about the future of the filling station.

By Sep. 11, 2007