29 Aug '16, 2pm

Electric-car range anxiety exists, but it's overblown, says MIT study

Electric-car range anxiety exists, but it's overblown, says MIT study

Stephen Edelstein 2,014 views Aug 29, 2016 2015 Nissan Leaf fully charged at start of road trip [photo: John Briggs] Enlarge Photo Range anxiety, the persistent worry about not having enough battery range to finish a journey, remains one of the major obstacles to widespread electric-car adoption. Many electric cars still have shorter ranges than comparable internal-combustion models, and that continues to spook some consumers. But could those concerns be overblown? DON'T MISS: Tesla 3,300-mile Australian camping trip, sans Superchargers That may in fact be the case, according to a recent study of driver habits described in the MIT Technology Review (via Charged EVs ). Electric cars available today could replace 87 percent of current personal vehicles, MIT professor Jessika Trancik and her colleagues concluded. If battery technology improves in line with certain government ...

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How do you charge an electric car?

electriccarsreport.com 28 Aug '16, 6am

Charging an electric car is very simple, yet for some people the idea can still seem daunting. That’s why we’ve put togeth...

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hodinkee.com 28 Aug '16, 1pm

If you’re into vintage cars and it’s late August, Monterey Car Week is without a doubt the place to be. This year we once ...

Wearable from MIT Detects Abnormal Vocal Behaviors

pddnet.com 29 Aug '16, 5pm

Human speech is a function most of us take for granted. But one in 14 working-age Americans struggle with voice disorders ...

BMW i3 REx range extender: owner assesses pros and cons of limited-power engine

BMW i3 REx range extender: owner assesses pros ...

greencarreports.com 29 Aug '16, 12pm

John Voelcker 2,849 views Aug 29, 2016 Follow John Add to circle 2014 BMW i3 REx, Catskill Mountains, New York, Oct 2014 E...

MIT Study Says Electric Car Range Anxiety Is Ov...

gas2.org 16 Aug '16, 6pm

While I generally agree with the analysis, this idea isn’t going to sell short range EV’s to the general public. They don’...

To all of the musicians out there

To all of the musicians out there

sprudge.com 30 Aug '16, 10am

The results of the test show the group of guinea pigs receiving both caffeine and loud sounds recovered their hearing at a...

Audi A9 e-tron electric car, Tesla Model S rival, to launch by 2020: report

Audi A9 e-tron electric car, Tesla Model S riva...

greencarreports.com 30 Aug '16, 12pm

Stephen Edelstein 1,078 views Aug 30, 2016 Audi Prologue Avant concept Enlarge Photo The established German luxury carmake...

Free charging for electric-car owners at EVgo n...

greencarreports.com 09 Sep '16, 2pm

Stephen Edelstein 514 views Sep 9, 2016 NRG eVgo electric-car charging station Enlarge Photo Starting tomorrow, more than ...

It's all coming together for electric cars, say...

greencarreports.com 30 Aug '16, 3pm

John Voelcker 889 views Aug 30, 2016 Follow John Add to circle Tesla Model 3 design prototype - reveal event - March 2016 ...

'@Ford / @MIT Collaborate on Future. #BigData #DataScience

'@Ford / @MIT Collaborate on Future. #BigData #...

eetimes.com 29 Aug '16, 9pm

LAKE WALES, Fla. — By harnessing the anonymous locations of the smartphones that nearly everyone carries nowadays Ford Mot...

What can we learn from electric-car owners in N...

greencarreports.com 23 Aug '16, 12pm

Stephen Edelstein 425 views Aug 23, 2016 Electric-car rally in Geiranger, Norway [Image: Norsk elbilforening via Flickr] E...

[ヘッドライン] Honda Unveils New 'NSX' Sports Car (2) (日経BP): Honda Unveils New 'NSX' Sports Car (2) Aug 28, 2016… https://t.co/Nqjv75ICeI

[ヘッドライン] Honda Unveils New 'NSX' Sports Car (2)...

techon.nikkeibp.co.jp 28 Aug '16, 9am

Continued from Honda Unveils New 'NSX' Sports Car (1) Furthermore, Honda lowered the center of gravity and adjusted front/...

BMW In A Quandary About Its Electric Car Future

BMW In A Quandary About Its Electric Car Future

gas2.org 10 Sep '16, 5pm

For more than a year, we have heard conflicting rumors from BMW insiders about what the next “i” car will be. An electric ...

It's the economy, stupid: Electric vehicles will transform everything

It's the economy, stupid: Electric vehicles wil...

treehugger.com 30 Aug '16, 12pm

Electric vehicles won't just change how we get around. They'll transform large swathes of how our economy operates. That's...