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Renault’s Public ‘No Confidence’ Vote is a Blow to Better Place

Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault-Nissan apparently lost his confidence in Better Place and said that in the future, Renault will build only electric…
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California Spearheads a Transportation Reformation to Curb Emissions

Transforming our transportation infrastructure won’t happen overnight. While policies improving the supply side are taking shape, our individual transportation choices can have a…
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A New Law Would Require Electric Vehicles to Make Artificial Sound

The NHTSA estimated in its January 2013 recommendations that, "If this proposal were implemented, there would be 2,800 fewer pedestrian and pedal cyclist…
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Smart Highway to be Installed in Netherlands in 2013

What happens when one of the Netherlands' foremost artists joins forces with a renowned engineering firm? The world's first interactive smart highway, which…
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Peugeot Citroen Unveils the Latest Effort to Run Cars on Compressed Air

The French car manufacturer Peugeot Citroen is working on a new kind of hybrid car that uses both conventional internal combustion engine and…
China's sprawling Baiyan Obo mine, which provides a substantial amount of today's rare earths.

New Technology for Hybrid Car Motors Leaves Rare Earth Behind

Researchers throughout North America have come up with possible prototypes for electric motors that get around the use of the precious and environmentally…
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New Ford Plug-In Scores California Carpool Lane Approval

This week Ford Motor’s C-MAX Energi scored approval for the Golden State’s Green Clean Air Vehicle Sticker under the Clean Vehicle Rebate Program.

BSR Compares Sustainable Options for Transportation Fuel

The BSR report provides an in-depth analysis of the sustainability impacts of all the major transportation fuel types.
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Why Better Place Fired Its Founder & CEO, Shai Agassi

How come Agassi, who was described on the 2009 TIME 100 list as “the closest we've seen to a Steve Jobs of clean…
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Future of Electric Vehicles Remains Bright, Despite Detractors

The success of electric vehicles will not be determined by looking at monthly sales figures or even on a quarterly earnings. Some things…
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Duane Reade Asks New Yorkers to Decide Which Stores Will Switch to Electric Trucks

Duane Reade asks the public to help it decide which of its stores in New York City will switch to electric trucks. Participants…
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You Want Fries with Your Charge?

At the Great Escape Restaurant you can recharge yourself and your EV.
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Nissan to Push LEAF to Mass Market

Nissan's marketing to date for the LEAF has largely blundered its way along with polar bear ads and new age billboards aimed purely…
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Will A123 Systems’ New Battery Technology Save It From Becoming Another Solyndra?

A123 Systems' announcement on its new battery technology came just two weeks after the company warned that it may not be able to…
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Saab’s New Chapter: Manufacturing Electric Cars for the Chinese Market

Earlier this week, a Chinese-Swedish-Japanese investment group has agreed to buy bankrupt car maker for an undisclosed sum and announced it will aim…