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  • Nissan LEAF is world’s fastest car… in reverse

    Electric car technology isn’t that complicated, really. Connect a battery pack via an electronic control unit (ECU) to an electric motor, and connect the motor to the wheels.
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    By Will Dron July 3, 2012 2:59 PM
  • YouTues: Renault destroys 100 Zoe electric cars

    If you’ve got an eye on the cute Renault Zoe pure-electric supermini, due to hit UK showrooms at the end of this year, then you’ll be pleased to see that the French carmaker is spending at lot of time smashing them into solid blocks.
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    By Will Dron July 3, 2012 12:34 PM
  • London gets a new electric taxi – from 1897

    Electric cars aren’t exactly new kids on the block – the first examples appeared around the mid-1800s and by the turn of the 20th century, as many electric vehicles were sold as petrol or steam-powered cars. In fact, in 1899 and 1900, electric cars outsold gasoline cars in North America.
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    By Will Dron July 2, 2012 3:47 PM
  • 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed electric vehicle photo gallery

    The 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed is full of interesting plug-in vehicles of all kinds. Check out our image gallery below to see what you're missing or, if you're going this weekend, what you have to look forward to...
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    By Will Dron June 29, 2012 5:49 PM
  • Audi R8 e-tron sets Nürburging electric vehicle record (with video)

    Following Audi’s success with the R18 e-tron hybrid at the Le Mans 24-hour race, the company has now set a new lap record for pure-electric production vehicles around the 13-mile Nürburging Nordschleife with its forthcoming R8 e-tron.
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    By Will Dron June 29, 2012 3:02 PM