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    REPORT: Michigan universities returning their electrical vehicles because of poor performance

    Three Michigan universities are not happy with their electric vehicle, and want their money back. Actually, two have already returned their EVs, which were purchased on a trial basis, and Central Michigan University would like to do the same. Citing poor performance, especially during the cold ...

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    Miles Automotive removes highway speed electric vehicle from homepage, rebranding coming soon

    As you can see in the screen grab above, Miles Automotive's website currently lists two just vehicles: low speed cars and trucks. But, you say, wasn't there a lot of talk about a highway-speed electric vehicle not that long ago (and even quite a while ago)? Indeed there was, and we can now explain ...

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    TTAC not pleased with a 2007 Miles ZX40S

    The last time The Truth About Cars got its hands on an all-electric alternative vehicle, it was less than impressed. Now, the site's latest tester is the Miles ZX40S. Will this more practical alternative to the gasoline engine win some favor from TTAC? No, not really. The actual test model procured ...

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    Miles to donate electric car to Ball State University

    Last fall, Miles Electric Vehicles and No Gas Required launched a contest for college students to create videos extolling the virtues of alternative fuel vehicles. The winners of the contest would receive a $1,000 scholarship for themselves and their school would receive a Miles ZX40S neighborhood ...

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    AutoblogGreen videos: Tesla Motors and Miles Automotive at Green the Capitol Office Expo

    Below the fold are two videos of electric car companies that made an appearance at the Green the Capitol Office Expo. The first video is Miles Automotive showing me around their currently available, low speed electric vehicle. The tour of the Miles electric car includes a look at the batteries, ...

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    Miles Automotive tried to stop Tesla from getting "advanced air bag" exemption

    Recently, I wrote about a small, public fight between Aptera and Tesla over safety. It was just a few remarks and there are just a handful of electric car companies. Could they actually be fighting each other behind the scenes? Yes, and the fights have apparently gotten really serious. According to ...

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    Video interview: Miles Automotive on Javlon

    We interviewed Miles Automotive about their Javlon electric car in April. They are planning to release a 4-door sedan, highway speed, electric plug-in in just two years. The price? Under $30,000! Below the fold is a video interview with fleet sales manager, I Zion Enos uploaded to Yahoo! videos in ...

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    Miles Automotive appoints initial dealer network

    Miles Automotive has selected thirty dealers to begin selling their electric cars, including the new full-speed EV that's coming in 2008 called the Javlon. Their current lineup includes a range of low-speed, full-bodied neighborhood electric vehicles. The company hopes to have 190 dealers by the ...

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    Miles Automotive offers EVs to campus groups

    College campuses are one of those ideal locations to use all-electric low-speed vehicles. You don't usually have to go very far, you can't go 70 mph, and there are often a lot of environmentally-aware student groups. So it makes a lot of sense for Miles Automotive to announce today a new ...

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    AFVI Show: All about electric cars with Dynasty, GEM, Zap!, ZENN and Phoenix

    Dynasty, GEM, Zap!, ZENN, Phoenix. Certain readers in our audience will see this list and think, "What about Tesla? And Miles?" I'm not sure why those last two companies were not part of the electric vehicle panel at AFVI on Tuesday, but they weren't. Miles even had a presence at the show (Tesla ...

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    Want to become a Miles Automotive Dealer? You'll need to buy a 45-day supply of EVs

    I've sent an email to try and get an exact number for this story, but for right now we'll just work with what the Automotive News (subs req'd) gives us. Diana Kurylko, writing in Automotive News about dealers placing bets on Chinese auto upstarts, explains what two China-made auto distributors ...

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    Miles Automotive, Segway and ZENN join EDTA

    The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) grew a little bit larger this week with the inclusion of Miles Automotive Group, Segway, Inc., and the ZENN Motor Company. All of these companies – and the EDTA itself – should be familiar to AutoblogGreen readers and apparently ...

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    The Top Ten electric vehicles you can buy right now (for the most part)

    digg_url = ''; I think all the news of the Tesla Roadster and the Chevy Volt that came out since last summer has reminded a lot of people that there are some serious contenders to the gasoline ...

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    Miles Automotive in the 2007 NEV market

    Another company adding to the US neighborhood electric vehicle (NEV) market with new models is Miles Automotive. NEVs are plug-in electric vehicles that are limited to a top speed of 25 mph and are exempted from many of the regulations that apply to other vehicles. Most of the NEVs available so far ...

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    Chinese-made Miles OR70 NEV drawing interest on East Coast

    Although it looks like a typical 4-door subcompact car, the Miles OR70 is a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV). In most states it's limited to roads with speed limits of 35 mph or less. Most people equate NEVs with open-air golf carts, but the OR70 is designed with more automotive features and ...


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