Washington state fulfills its share of the West Coast Green Highway initiative by installing nine fast-charging stations for electric cars along the 580-mile Interstate 5 corridor from Oregon to Canada.
Jul 14, 2011 The Washington Post
Researchers at MIT have developed a radical new approach to electric vehicles: a liquid fuel carrying electrically-charged particles that could refuel cars just like gasoline.
Jun 9, 2011 Grist
One of the problems with switching to electric cars is the range of the vehicles per charge. But what if the roads themselves provided a constant charge, like a third rail?
May 4, 2011 Txchnologist (GE)
<em>The Infrastructurist</em> runs down the ten most important news stories and trends in the world of infrastructure in 2010.
Dec 29, 2010 The Infrastructurist
Chevy, Ford, and Nissan are all debuting electric models over the next year, but are Americans ready? Eric Jaffe considers why not.
Nov 16, 2010 The Infrastructurist
Next June, Paris will begin a test phase of a citywide electric car-sharing program.
Oct 11, 2010 Der Spiegel
With the support of Israel's government, Better Place is proposing a radical solution to the country's petrol problems and aiming to make the country the first to rid itself of dependence on oil for transportation.
Sep 19, 2010 The Financial Times
Electric cars sap a lot of electricity out of the grid, and many vehicles charging at once can cause unprepared cities to blackout.
Aug 27, 2010 Boston Herald
Maury Blackman of Accela writes that local governments will have a significant effect on whether electric cars take off or not, because they will be approving and building the necessary infrastructure.
Aug 14, 2010 Accela Corporate blog
Backed by funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Michigan has invested heavily in setting up factories to make batteries for electric vehicles like the Chevy Volt.
Aug 6, 2010 The New York Times