Electric Cars http://wesa.fm en New Method of Charging Electric Cars Could Bring Savings http://wesa.fm/post/new-method-charging-electric-cars-could-bring-savings <p>A new study by a team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University suggests that electric car owners can cut costs if they forfeit control over when to charge their vehicles.</p><p>The study found that allowing the power grid to control charging is more beneficial than charging the vehicles during peak electricity times.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 08:30:00 +0000 Julian Routh 23629 at http://wesa.fm AAA Tries to Spark Interest in Electric Cars http://wesa.fm/post/aaa-tries-spark-interest-electric-cars <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When choosing a way to get around for the next few years, eight out of 10 adults would rather drive out of the dealership with a gas vehicle than an electric one.</span></p><p>According to a survey by AAA, 30 percent of adults said they would not buy an electric car because of limits with mileage. Twenty-six percent said it was because of cost.</p> Tue, 28 May 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Jessica Nath 9745 at http://wesa.fm