27 Oct '14, 4pm

London’s EV Charging Station Network Falling Into Disrepair

London’s EV Charging Station Network Falling Into Disrepair

EV charging stations give short-range electric cars a lot more versatility for daily driving, but only if they work. The Telegraph reports that many of London’s 1,400 charging points are falling into a state of disrepair as the new owner wrestles with manufacturers, private businesses, and boroughs over whose responsibility it is to maintain a failing and obsolete network. Launched in mid-2011, Source London was former mayor Boris Johnson’s attempt to lead a private and public consortium to install hundreds of EV charging stations across the U.K.’s capital city. Yet in just three years many of these stations have already become functionally obsolete as newer, better technology replaces it, but at least they work. A much larger concern is a growing number of broken charging points, which is many places actually outnumber the working charging stations. This can leave EV driv...

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Take An Electric Racing Holiday In The French Alps

Take An Electric Racing Holiday In The French Alps

gas2.org 27 Oct '14, 6pm

I’ve covered a few electric ice racing series before, but these events were populated by professional or semi-pro racers w...

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thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 27 Oct '14, 3pm

London’s charging network is a jumble of broken and neglected chargers according to a new article in The Telegraph today. ...

Tesla Model III Design Could Include SUV And Wagon Versions

Tesla Model III Design Could Include SUV And Wa...

gas2.org 27 Oct '14, 5pm

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Next Wrangler Will Be Made Of Aluminum, Stay In Toledo

Next Wrangler Will Be Made Of Aluminum, Stay In...

gas2.org 27 Oct '14, 9pm

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Electric Superchargers Ready For Prime Time

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gas2.org 02 Nov '14, 4pm

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Confirmed: Nissan R36 GTR Will be a Hybrid

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gas2.org 26 Oct '14, 7pm

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Boeing Turning Waste Oil into Jet Fuel in China

Boeing Turning Waste Oil into Jet Fuel in China

gas2.org 26 Oct '14, 3pm

HANGZHOU, China, 22OCT2014 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) today opened a demonstration...

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gas2.org 01 Nov '14, 1pm

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Audi Coming to F1 in 2016, w/ Fernando Alonso - Gas 2.0

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gas2.org 26 Oct '14, 1pm

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Formula 1 2014: USGP Results – Qualifying

Formula 1 2014: USGP Results – Qualifying

gas2.org 01 Nov '14, 7pm

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gas2.org 25 Oct '14, 3pm

Technically the all-wheel drive Tesla isn’t faster than the McLaren F1, but rather just as fast as it shares the same 3.2 ...

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gas2.org 04 Nov '14, 9pm

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Formula 1 2014: USGP Results – FINAL

Formula 1 2014: USGP Results – FINAL

gas2.org 02 Nov '14, 10pm

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Thanks to #EcoBoost technology, #Ford #racing has had a heck of a season in 2014. @gas2

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gas2.org 25 Oct '14, 3pm

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gas2.org 03 Nov '14, 10pm

A new video on climate solutions from the wonderful videographer Peter Sinclair highlights the EV revolution. Furthermore,...