Journalists view the i3 electric car by car manufacturer BMW at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt Main, Germany, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. The 65th IAA runs Sept 12 through 22, 2013. (AP Photo/dpa, Boris Roessler)
There's a new Bookmans in town, and it's not about books or music.
CEO of Bookmans says he recently dyed his Vandyke beard bright blue just for fun.
Katy Ransom, director of store operations, assistant store supervisor Michael Clark and team sports supervisor Brian Hanford, right, go over procedures as they prepare for today's grand opening of the new Bookmans Sports Exchange. The countertops are made from salvaged bowling alley lanes.
Bookmans' new store will sell golf clubs, bike and fitness gear and other sports equipment at its Rancho Center location, 3330 E. Speedway.
The city is gearing up for a project to convert Sixth Avenue to two-way traffic between Broadway and Speedway.
If you're driving an electric car, the last thing you want to see is 30 miles left on your battery with 50 miles to go on your trip.
An electric car is plugged into a charging system, which was installed along with a DC fast-charging system at Picacho Peak by Mesa-based GOe3.
Vince Pawlowski, a member of the Tucson Electric Vehicle Association, charges a Nissan Leaf plug-in electric car Saturday at the opening of the Arizona's first rapid-charging station, just off Interstate 10 at Picacho Peak.
As one of the original cities benefiting from the federally funded EV Project to install electric-car chargers across America, Tucson should be one of the leaders in EV charging infrastructure.
LOS ANGELES - Since a new generation of electric cars went on sale 18 months ago, the results have been far from jolting.
Ford's new Focus Electric is expected to be available in Tucson sometime this summer, officials said Wednesday when the automaker unveiled the car in Tucson as part of a nationwide tour.
NEW YORK - The first mass-market electric cars go on sale next
month, and the nation's electric utilities couldn't be more
thrilled - or worried.