Posted 2.2.2015 in News by Christopher
The latest edition of Electric Car Insider's 2015 EV Buyers Guide is available on newsstands at Barnes & Noble, Hastings and several hundred independent newsstands throughout the United States. The guide contains a full page profile of every plug-in electric vehicle available for sale in North America. The cover features the Porsche 918 Spyder, the fastest production automobile ever produced. The feature story, based on an interview with Porsche VP and 918 project manager Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser, reviews the impetus for the project, the car's technical features and a drive review by new Electric Car Insider contributor Christine Reed.
The plug-in hybrid Porsche 918 Spyder has dual electric motors for torque vectoring all wheel drive.
New profiles in the 2015 edition of the buyers guide include:
Volvo XC90 T8
Mercedes Benz 550
Tesla Model X
Three EVs from BYD and one from BDNT: Qin, Tang, e6 and Denza respectively.
The Q1 edition of Electric Car Insider also has stories about:
High-power EV charge station Clipper Creek HCS-60.
A new show-quality series production classic car EV conversion of the British Roadster Triumph TR4e.
A recollection of the epic journeys of "The Johnny Appleseed of EVs" EVJerry Asher.
An intro to residential LED lighting by new ECI contributor Joe Dugandzic of the YouTube channel Lighting Answers.
(disclosure: just watched the Volt trailer at the above URL for the 4th time. Still got goosebumps. Way to go Chevy Volt team!)
A review of the Envision Solar EV ARC autonomous renewable charger.
A journey down the Pacific Coast SunTrail, public charging infrastructure for California's scenic Highway 1.
A visit to Historic Electric Vehicle Foundation's Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum.
Information about the upcoming Electric Car Guest Drive series.
Thanks again to the several hundred Kickstarter Backers who helped us get the title on the newsstand at Barnes & Noble, Chapters/Indigo in Canada and hundreds of additional newsstands throughout North America.
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