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Electric car goes 623 miles on a single charge

From CNET: A car group in Tokyo recently drove an electric car 1,003.184 kilometers (about 623 miles) on a single charge, breaking its own record for greatest distance traveled without recharging. The Japan Electric Vehicle Club has asked Guinness World Records to certify the event, held at a track in Shimotsuma, Ibaraki Prefecture, last month. […]

Toyota, Tesla to revive NUMMI plant

From CNET: Toyota announced plans today to build an electric vehicle at the recently closed New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI) plant in Fremont, California. Tesla will partner with Toyota, providing electric drive technology, and producing its own Model S sedan at the plant. Toyota and Tesla officials joined California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to announce […]