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Electric Vehicles: A list of Electric Vehicles currently for sale.
UPDATED EVSE (Charging Stations): A list of EVSEs (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment), which is the cable/module responsible for connecting your EV charger.
Apps: Apps for various smartphone platforms designed to help manage & control your EV.
UPDATED Incentives: In order to promote EV growth, several utilities & government departments have been offering incentives.
NEW Electric Rates: Check what other New Yorkers are paying to charge their car. Please add your rate if you haven't already.
NEW Electric Vehicle Industry Companies: A list of companies in the EV industry, located in NYS.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION Glossary: A resource dedicated to explaining terms commonly used in the EV industry.


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Toyota Toyota Recalls RAV4 EV

Mar 12 2015 08:55 AM | Daniel in Articles

I'm not sure how NY RAV4 EV owners are going to deal with this, but Toyota recalled the RAV4 EV for a pretty serious flaw (but no one has gotten hurt so far). TORRANCE, Calif., March 11, 2015 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., today announced it wil...

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New Paltz New EV Charging Station Installed at New Paltz

Feb 12 2015 06:48 PM | Levl2 in Articles

The first of six Level 2 EV charging stations has been installed at the State University of New York located in New Paltz, NY.

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Tesla Tesla Events in New York State - February 2015

Feb 04 2015 11:20 AM | Daniel in Articles

Test Drive All Wheel Drive Dual Motor Model S in Roslyn The Roslyn Hotel 1221 Old Northern Blvd Roslyn NY 11576 United States February 10 & 11 2015 10AM - 6PM Website Experience Dual Motor Model S at Saratoga Auto Museum Saratoga Auto Museum 110...

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Channel 9 news story from 1/20/15

Jan 21 2015 11:38 AM | relytgerg in Articles

I was interviewed by Channel 9 in a story about lower gas prices and whether sales of hybrids and plug-ins were effected.

Find the story here.

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AeroVironment AeroVironment announces TurboDock, a commercial-grade Bluetooth-enabled charging station

Jan 15 2015 09:02 PM | Daniel in Articles

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AeroVironment announced a new commercial-grade charging station, offering Level 1 and Level 2 charging (up to 16A per car), and access control via Bluetooth. This means it doesn't need to be network via a cell network, saving money by not having to pay for network connectivity.

The TurboDock is also modular, meaning it can be expanded so it can charge multiple vehicles.

Pricing starts at $1,299 for the charging module, and $1,798 if you want the pedestal.

Keep reading for the full press release.

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2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid

Jan 12 2015 09:12 PM | Daniel in Articles

Hyundai just announced more details about the all-new 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid, offering 22 miles all electric range and still offer 40MPG combined in hybrid mode.

Check the press release below for the full specs, pictures will be coming soon.

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Tesla Updated Tesla SuperCharger map confirms Central New York is still getting 2 SuperCharger stations

Jan 08 2015 10:53 AM | Daniel in Articles

Tesla has updated its website, and with it, also updated the SuperCharger installation map. The map confirms Syracuse and what looks like Utica are still getting a SuperCharger station. Both locations are listed under 'Coming Soon'. It also looks li...

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Tesla Tesla Clarence Supercharger Meeting Notes

Nov 12 2014 08:04 PM | Daniel in Articles

While checking news sources about the Tesla Supercharger, I found the notes for the Town Board meeting held on November 5th and have attached the Tesla related notes to this post.

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Meet Sparky, a LEAF based Ute

Sep 18 2014 07:10 AM | Daniel in Articles

Some of the Nissan engineers at Nissan's Technical Center in Stanfield, AZ decided to play Frankenstein and 'vehicle-chopped' a Nissan LEAF and Nissan Frontier together. The results are interesting, and it's great to see that the LEAF is getting that kind of attention.

The LEAF chassis was combined with the bed of a Nissan Frontier (which seemed to fit, at least lengthwise), allowing the engineers to use the vehicle for chores around the massive 3,050 acres facility.

Check the video below, which shows off the vehicle in action, and even shows some construction shots.

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Event National Drive Electric Week 2014 Central New York Details

Jul 07 2014 01:58 PM | Daniel in Articles

It looks like we finally have a location locked down (what a process!) for the Central New York edition of the National Drive Electric Week event: Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology (also known as the MoST) in Syracuse.The Milton J....

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