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Electric Cars Will Account For 70% Reduction of Chronic Lung Illnesses

The impact electric cars will have on humanity and our lifestyles will not only be at an economical level, but it will also change our state of health, a new report by the American Lung Association states. This means that besides saving $6 billion in health and fuel costs, the electric car will make us live longer – and probably better.

Wheego LiFe Electric Car Out On The Market

It appears that the Nissan Leaf has a new contender that threatens to steal its clients away: the Wheego LiFe has recently been unveiled and sold at its dealership in Atlanta.

Nissan Leaf Owners Complain About Start Issues

Just like all of its predecessors tinkering with electricity such as the Prius or Tesla’s Roadster, the Nissan Leaf has already been tagged with problems by some of its only 450 owners in the U.S.. The issue in this case is not safety-related, but merely a functional one: at times, the Leaf refuses to start.

Z-Kart: 4-Wheeled Electric Vehicle Built In a Garage, Meant to Inspire

Z-Kart is the name of George Fortin’s newest vehicle. Called by some a contraption, and by others an image of a dream, the Z-Kart doesn’t have at all any of the safety requirements of a modern automobile. It is rather a four-wheel carriage that drives electrically, but what’s most important, though, is that it’s made in a garage… in California.

Chicago to Have 280 EV Charging Spots by End of 2011

After in late 2010 the petrol capital of Houston has been announced the recipient of a $10 million investment in electric car recharging networks, it’s not Chicago’s turn, as utility Exelon, along with the city led by newly appointed Mayor Rahm Emanuel want to build 280 charging stations… by the end of 2011.

Peraves E-Tracer/Monotracer: The Next Big Thing in Agile Urban Movement

The gasoline version that you can see here can reach speeds of up to 160 mph and can host two. It’s not a motorbike and not a car, either. Though the electric version of it can outperform any electric car on the market today in both speed and autonomy and will look exactly the same.