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Supply (Not Demand) Explains Sales Differences Between LEAF and Volt

Sales figures for the Nissan LEAF and the Chevrolet Volt are being closely watched. Since both cars represent a new breed of vehicle,…
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Will Ford’s Electric Butterflies Fly?

Among the talking points we heard repeatedly last week at the Forward with Ford trends event where that the soon-to-be-released Ford Focus electric…
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Life Cycle Assessment of EVs Reveals Startling Results

A number of articles published this week paint a negative picture of electric cars based on a British study published earlier this month.…

Ford Announces Extension to Range of Electrified Vehicles

It was just a few years ago that Ford, along with the rest of Detroit’s auto manufacturers, found themselves sidelined for ignoring fuel…
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GE Opens Solar EV Charging Station in Connecticut

Electric vehicles become much more environmentally friendly when you decouple them from fossil-fuel generated electricity and instead increase the mix of renewable power…
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Online Auction Mechanism for EV Charging Developed

With the increasing adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), the energy impact on the grid is less about the overall availability of energy to…
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Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Investment Strategies: Lessons from the Past?

By Matthew Madden Are the same strategies and market dynamics that characterized the growth of the telecom industry in the late 1990’s surfacing…
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BMW Down on EVs, Does It Matter?

As an advocate of electric vehicles, it is somewhat disappointing to read about BMW’s CEO of North America, Jim O’Donnell, detailing limitations of…
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Ford Announces Top 25 U.S. Cities for Electric Vehicle Readiness

Auto manufacturers breaking into the electric vehicle (EV) market not only have to concern themselves with research and development of the vehicles themselves,…
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Two Wheels of Fortune: Marketing By Bicycle

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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Oregon Proposes Per Mile EV Tax

Despite the fact that electric vehicles and plug-in electric vehicles make up a miniscule fraction of cars on the road today, government entities…
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New Analysis on the Carbon Impact of Electric Cars: Still Better than Gas

A new study released this month by Ecometrica, comprehensively extrapolates the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of cars powered by either gasoline, diesel, or…
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Is Wireless The Future For EV Charging?

Imagine a future where you drive your electric car to work, park, get out and walk away, and your car automatically starts recharging…

New Hydrogen Fuel Technology an Oil Substitute?

It doesn’t seem so long ago that hydrogen fuel cell vehicles were being touted as the way of the future. Even former President…
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Momentum Dynamics: Passive Charging Could Be Key to EV Adoption

Most cities will be installing EV infrastructure in the next year. But according to Momentum Dynamics CEO Andrew Daga, that infrastructure might be…