Monthly Archives: May 2012

Aptera gets new life

Chinese investors revive Aptera Seeming more like a Phoenix than an Apteryx, Aptera may yet come to be as a Chinese-backed venture. Jonway Group, a Chinese Electric bike, scooter and ATV maker, has purchased the assets of Aptera Motors, according … Continue reading

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Toyota RAV4 EV revealed

Toyota pushes the EV price envelope $49,800 That is the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the new Toyota RAV4 EV – more than a 50 percent premium over Toyota’s most expensive current offering in the RAV4 lineup – the … Continue reading

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Fast charging not living up to the potential?

Is the expense worth the convenience? With the advent of the first DC fast chargers in the greater Chicago area, perhaps area LEAF owners and potential LEAF owners were calculating their newly possible range. Based on early experience, many of … Continue reading

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Living LEAF updates

Work, work, work Living LEAF readers – sorry about the lack of updates this week. My day job is working as a trainer in the automotive industry. And this week I am the one being trained, in a very intensive … Continue reading

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