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Spent Chevrolet Volt Batteries to Help Power a GM Data Center

Even when a Chevrolet Volt battery can’t power the car any longer, it still has some juice left. That juice can be used…
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2016 Chevy Volt: The EV is Growing Up

The 2016 Chevy Volt is bigger, more powerful, yet more efficient -- boasting an electric range of 50 miles, which means it can…
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Will the Chevrolet Bolt EV Push Electric Vehicles to the Mainstream?

General Motors' Chevrolet Bolt EV, which could hit the market as soon as 2017, has the capability to transform the auto industry.
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Recycling with Purpose: Chevy Volt Battery Cases Become Duck Houses in Russia

In Warren, Michigan, Chevy Volt battery cases become duck houses that are shipped to Russia to preserve an endangered species.

GM Goes Batty Over New Use for 2015 Corvette ‘Glue’

GM hopes to use leftover glue from the 2015 Corvette to make stalactites for artificial bat caves, to help prevent bats from catching…
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Toyota Testing Wireless Charging Technology for Electric Cars

Wireless charging technology for plug-in hybrid and electric cars is being tested by Toyota, with an aim to make vehicle charging easier and…
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Elon Musk Takes Tesla Model S on Cross Country Road Trip

If you’re Elon Musk, the mind behind Tesla Motors, SpaceX and Solar City, you’re in the habit of meeting challenges head on and…
GM drops price of 2014 Chevy Volt by $5000

Chevy Volt Price Drop Hints At New Opportunity for Clean Fleets

GM announces that the price of the 2014 Chevy Volt will drop by $5,000, creating new "green fleet" opportunities for vehicle fleet owners…
IKEA will install more Blink EV charging stations

IKEA Doubles Down on EV Charging Stations at Retail Stores

IKEA will nearly double the number of U.S.locations where EV charging stations are available, from nine two years ago to 17 by the…
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Sierra Club Reviews Plug-in Hybrids

The Sierra Club releases its own guide to plug-in hybrids.
GM signs onto Ceres BICEP climate declaration

GM Adds Its Muscle to BICEP’s Climate Change Message

When GM signed onto the Climate Declaration, it signaled a growing tension between the automotive and petroleum industries.

BMW Offers a Simple Cure for EV Range Anxiety: Rentals

BMW made a big splash in the electric vehicle market earlier this month, when word leaked out that the company’s new i3 EV…
IBM lanuches B2B Marketplace for electric vehicles

With Help from IBM, Europe’s EV Charging Network Surges Forward

IBM's new B2B Marketplace provides EV drivers in the European Union with a simple, unified electric vehicle charging and payment infrastructure. So, when…
DOE launches new version of alternative fuel station locator

New Map Takes the Mystery Out of Alternative Fuel

The Department of Energy's online Alternative Fuel Station Locator was launched last year to help alternative fuel vehicle drivers and fleet managers find…
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EV Review: New Chevrolet Spark EV Surprises with Powerful Torque and Road Handling

The Spark’s “green” credentials comes with performance that will shock many drivers with its powerful torque, spry road handling and entertainment options.