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Mitsubishi i MiEV

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A review on: Mitsubishi i MiEV
EVowner

Pros: Don't care about the price of gas, quiet drive is quite relaxing, plenty of leg room for 6'3" owner

Cons: The driving range is a known limitation before purchasing, so it's not a true con in the sence on would be surprised by it.

My wife and I own four other cars and a motorcycle in addition to the i-MiEV.  I usually rotate cars in and out of storage so they all get driven during the year.  That may change now that we have this.  I plan on driving this all year round, including northern Illinois winters.  My drive to work is two miles so this car will easily handle over 90 percent of the driving I...
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My two week review with the Volt
My two week review with the Volt

Chevy Volt

Pros: Driving the Volt brought back memories of driving my Camaro. The Volt’s tight steering is like driving a sports car and has a punch to it when you put

Cons: One of the problems I had, on the longer trip home, was the driver’s door. I like to rest my arm on the window ledge or the armrest below the window.

Scion XA
Scion XA

Scion Xa

Pros: This little car gets 44 MPG on trips and has lots of zip!!

Cons: Ride is a little rough

Love it
Love it
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Chevy Volt

Chevy Volt

“ My daughter and I picked up our Volt on Friday, February 11th from New York and drove it back 750 miles to Lansing, MI. We drove 60 to 80 mph and even in a snow storm. You would never know that it was an electric car if the engine would not have turn on and back off.   We picked up the car at 2:30 p.m. from Atlantic Chevrolet in Bay Shore on Long Island New York. Our salesman was...” --VoltFanSite

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2008 Tesla Roadster

2008 Tesla Roadster

“I haven't sat behind the wheel of a Roadster (with it turned on, anyway) but as a passenger, it's pretty hard to beat.  The acceleration power is down right startling.  When you set up on that petal, hold on to your hat, because it could go flying.  Braking down from high speeds (of course depending on the road) is really quite smooth as well.  The turning radius is tight and driving at normal...” --cristina7

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Green Vehicles Triac

Green Vehicles Triac

“I have had mine about two months now, it is so awsome to have the great range that lithium offers over lead acid. For the cost of lithium now I do not understand why lead acid is not the standard. In my ZENN the discover batteries cost about $2, 500 to replace. Lithium batteries that cost $3,000 would increase the range from 25 miles up to about 40-45 miles. they would last 5 times longer. This...” --Boppster

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Zap Electric Cars Xebra Electric Sedan

Zap Electric Cars Xebra Electric Sedan

“ I'm a die-hard EV nut, got the bug a long time ago.  My problem is I never had much money or time to devote to building and developing EVs.  That's why Xebra has always been just perfect for me.  I've always liked ZAP's approach of electric bikes, scooters, now motorcycles, cars and trucks.  And I'm proud to say I have come to own many of these since they started in 1994. It's sort of weird...” --zapatista

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Zap Electric Cars Alias

Zap Electric Cars Alias

“The three-wheeled Alias, due to go into production in 2009, will have a top speed of over 100 miles an hour and go 150 miles on a charge, according to Zap. It will sell for $30,000. The Alias will also likely come with a hybrid range extender, a small gas motor that can power the car or charge the battery. Zap said last year it planned to release a $30,000 electric car in 2009 but didn't...” --Casiqa

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Zero Pollution Motors MDI Air Car

Zero Pollution Motors MDI Air Car

“This is a very wise invention to operate on air, But why could we not place this motor in our present cars with a few modifications it can be possible, for all garages to convert their customers to compressed air vehicles.” --Tyrkalo

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Zap Electric Cars Xebra Electric Truck

Zap Electric Cars Xebra Electric Truck

“Unfortunately our local dealer is going out of business, but this allowed us to buy a 2008 Xebra PK for $4000 new and it is awesome.  Well not perfect, but fits our needs very well.  The quality is similar to other reviews, it is similar to a old bug, but good enough.  I am pricing a few upgrades, 84v and PakTrakr,maybe even a new rear spring.  I love this truck already, hope it lasts, it is...” --justrobert

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Zap Electric Cars Zap-X

Zap Electric Cars Zap-X

“ZAP has announced with Lotus Engineering the development of the new ZAP-X Crossover, incorporating distinct technological advancements that will result in one of the most advanced electric cars ever developed. ZAP and Lotus are utilizing the award-winning APX lightweight aluminum architecture design to achieve unprecedented levels of performance and utility for electric cars. The drive system...” --Casiqa

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Zap Electric Cars Shuttle Van

Zap Electric Cars Shuttle Van

Length: 13’ 3” Width: 5’ 0” Height: 6’ 4” Charger: 110v on board Off Road Payload: 1610 lbs Options: Fast Charger ($9500) Solar Charger ($1950) Air Conditioning ($—-) Classification: Zero Emission Vehicle/Motorcycle The new Shuttle is the first 100% electric passenger van, exclusively from ZAP. Designed for both utility and big capacity, this...

Mitsubishi i MiEV

Mitsubishi i MiEV

“I had the pleasure of test driving one of the road models of this car in LA during the auto show. It was surprisingly fast and handled very well. I guess the biggest mainstream criticisms are that it's small, expensive (about $40k), has a short range (80-100 miles), and is only available in Japan. Nevertheless, I found the ride appealing and I think it's a great car to be the first entry from a...” --SVOboy

100% Positive Reviews
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