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  1. PlugShare: The only EV charge station locator you need

    If electric cars have an Achilles Heel in the public eye it’s range anxiety.  Not every person interested in owning an EV has the means to purchase a Tesla Model S capable of traveling 265 miles on a single charge.  Many electric cars still struggle to make it much farther than 50 miles before a warning light notifies the driver...
  2. When RV’s become mobile homes

    Tragically, RV’s tend to spend most of their lives hidden under a tarp, slumbering next to their owner’s permanent residence in solitude.  Several times a year they emerge on an adventure where they get a bittersweet taste of what it’s like to be a real home.  The following videos pay tribute to people who take the definition of ‘mobile home’...
  3. And the award for Technology of the Year goes to…

    AOL Autos announced this month Tesla Motors is the winner of their second annual Technology of the Year award.  Tesla earned the honor for the development of their venerable Supercharger Network, which already boasts 54 charging stations across the United States.  Aside from the shear number of Supercharger stations Tesla now supports, the technological advances they’ve made with them is...
  4. Why the Northwest needs more Xenon / LED headlights

    Winter in the Seattle/Metro area is a lot like Fall, except its colder, rains even more, and makes it much more difficult to keep our socks dry in our sandals.  Even more troubling, visibility behind the wheel is significantly diminished, reducing driver reaction time and the ability to notice roadside hazards.  In the torrents of our famed liquid sunshine, the...
  5. This next generation hybrid Humvee needs an Ecohitch!

    The United States Department of Defense is experimenting with a lightweight hybrid replacement for the trusty AM General Humvee.  As proud North Westerners, Torklift Central is happy to hear this Ultra Light Vehicle (ULV) prototype is powered by a Subaru turbodiesel that churns out 175hp and 260lb-ft of torque.  To help the Subie power plant get all 13,916 pounds of...
  6. Torklift Central working to meet demand for Ecohitch in Europe

    As a leading pioneer of Eco-vehicle trailer hitches, Torklift Central is happy to give a shout out to our friends in the European Union.  Specifically, we’d like to congratulate the good people of Norway, who in November of last year drove electric car sales to account for 12% of the country’s new car sales.  Leading into 2014, Norway is proving...
  7. Torklift Central to give free dinghy towing seminars at 2014 Seattle RV show

    Torklift Central wants you to be safe, legal, and confident when dinghy towing a vehicle behind your RV.  The designs of modern autos and state laws make having a daily driver in tow for a family trip more complicated than ever.  Nowadays there’s more to it than simply installing a tow bar, shifting the transmission into neutral and hitting the...
  8. Cyber Monday Sale at Torklift Central

  9. Find Your Perfect Fit This Holiday Season - Cyber Monday 2013

     What is on you wish list this holiday season?Find your perfect fit at Torklift Central! For more details Click Here!
  10. Removable Tesla Model S Front License Plate Bracket Review

    Removable Tesla Model S Front License Plate Bracket Review (via Teslarati)Torklift Central’s removable Tesla Model S front license plate bracket brings the best of both worlds – The Law but with a rebel twist. Torklift Central of Kent, WA has devised a way for Model S owners to mount their front license plates without…

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