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8:54 am on Tuesday February 11, 2014

SC lawmakers considering new fee for hybrid and electric vehicles

 The money to build and maintain roads comes almost entirely from the gas tax, and since hybrids and electric vehicles use so much less gas, their drivers pay much less in gas taxes than other drivers. "They're not paying their share," says Bill...
1:12 am on Wednesday October 26, 2011

Charleston getting electric car charging stations (Update: Online)

Image by Flickr user Adventures of Pam & FrankUpdate October 26: The three stations are online and buzzing with electricity for those of you with electric cars. Right now the only ones online are at the city garage at 75 Calhoun Street, but the...
6:45 am on Monday January 17, 2011

Locations of current and future electric car charging stations hit Google Maps

Jim Poch, Executive Director at PluginCarolina.org, has posted the locations of all 80 charging stations, installed and planned for South Carolina. Thirty EV electric car stations have allready been deployed in South Carolina with fifty more on the...
2:33 am on Saturday January 23, 2010

Come out and test drive an all-electric vehicle this weekend

Image by e-ZONE Current Electric Vehicles is showing off their line of all-electric cars in Mount Pleasant today and giving folks a chance to come and play with ... err, test drive one. The event runs on Saturday, January 23, (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and...
9:48 am on Saturday January 16, 2010

Mt. Pleasant dealer gets into compact electric vehicle game

Image by Still photo by dealer The manufacturer's campaign isn't wanting for breadth.Interested in a low-speed electric vehicle to get around the neighborhood and do some nearby shopping? Well, one Mount Pleasant auto dealer is hoping you're not the...
11:30 am on Thursday July 2, 2009

Electric car manufacturing plant eyeing South Carolina

Image by Flickr user Mr.ThomasImage by 20090702-cars.jpg South Carolina is one of five states being considered by CT&T Company Limited of South Korea for an electric vehicle manufacturing plant. If chosen, the plant would create 2,600 jobs over...
9:15 am on Saturday February 7, 2009

When electric cars rule the road

Image by FlickrImage by 359123912_3b568797d0.jpg Saturday is usually a sleepy news day. But sometimes an article comes along and wakes you, just like that, because it is loaded with so many golden nuggets. Today's topic: electric cars. OK, everyone...
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