'Green Vehicles' Category

Costs of an Electric Car

Right off the bat you’ll learn there are some high costs associated with your electric car. The first expense will be the electric filling station for your garage. There are tax credits that can soften the blow and the cost can be financed with your car, but it’s something you should be aware of when […]

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Electric Car Charging Stations

You’ve already seen these electric car charging stations in the commercials put out by GE. It’s true that GE has been waiting, preparing, and investing in the coming of the electric car and they’re really hoping it will pay off. So I’m sure you’re wondering when the right time is to get an electric car […]

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Volt to be First Mass Produced US Auto Electric Car

The Chevy Volt is becoming a hot spot for discussion as we get closer to it’s release as the first mas produced US electric car. Some have even gone to the extent of calling it just a $42,000 “golf cart”. It’s not simple coming up with an efficient electrical vehicle that can perform just like […]

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Nissan Leaf: Brushless Motor Vehicle

The Nissan Leaf has one 90kW motor. It’s a brushless motor, making the Nissan leaf the first main stream brushless car to be on the US market. Hybrid car’s such as the Prius use brushless motors but this will be the first vehicle in the US market to be driven solely by a brushless motor.

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Prius uses Brushless Motor

It’s true according to Tesla motors all hybrids now use a brushless motor drive. This not only give the vehicles more efficiency in driving but this is also what gives them the ablity to store the kinetic energy as potential energy within the batteries as they stop. In other words the motor is also a […]

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