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Nissan LEAF at San Diego Alternative Fuels Education Day 2009

By • Nov 20th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

San Diego Alternative Fuels Education Day 2009 to showcase the new Nissan LEAF currently on tour in North America. Come join the fun and check out the Nissan LEAF this Saturday at the San Diego Town And Country Convention Center.



One More Challenge For the Electric Car – Charging Station Permit and Installation

By • Aug 11th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

You’d think the main challenges with electric cars consist of technical issues, like battery charging, safety, reliability problems, range, speed, or financial issues like purchase price and battery pack replacement cost. Stuff like that, right? Not really.



President Obama Announces $2.4 Billion in Grants to Accelerate the Manufacturing and Deployment of the Next Generation of U.S. Batteries and Electric Vehicles

By • Aug 5th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

President Obama today announced 48 new advanced battery and electric drive projects that will receive $2.4 billion in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The goals will be to accelerate the manufacturing and deployment of electric vehicles, batteries, and components here in America, and create tens of thousands of new jobs.



Nissan Unveils “LEAF” Electric Car – Forget the Pump and Go Straight to Zero Emission

By • Aug 1st, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts, Videos

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. unveiled Nissan LEAF on August 2, 2009 the world’s first affordable, zero-emission car. Designed specifically for a lithium-ion battery-powered chassis, Nissan LEAF is a medium-size hatchback that comfortably seats five adults and has a range of more than 160km (100 miles) to satisfy real-world consumer requirements.



Electric & Plug-in Cars Compendium Begins with Two New EVs

By • Jan 6th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts

The single fact that car makers and in the case of BYD, a battery maker, are announcing they’ll make all-electric and plug-in cars is reason enough for EV fans to salivate.



Electric & Plug-in Cars Compendium

By • Jan 6th, 2009 • Category:

Tweet Updated 08-02-09. This is a compendium to help track the growing number of electric and plug-in cars that have been announced by manufacturers to be available in the next few years. It will serve as a quick reference for comparison purpose only. Because of the dynamic nature of the industry, this Electric & Plug-in┬áCars […]



What a Sad Sight: Electric Car Charging Station at my Local Costco Warehouse.

By • Dec 2nd, 2008 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts

I ran into a really sad sight on my recent trip to the local Costco Warehouse. It forced me to think a little bit more than usual. It’s not the first time I noticed this. I’ve seen it many times before. But it wasn’t until yesterday that it dawned on me with a huge mega-watt light bulb. I wonder who else noticed it. Maybe everyone is immune to it.