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EV Company Better Place Announces Pricing for Denmark Launch

Better Place, the electric car company that has developed battery swapping technology for its vehicles, announced pricing on March 3rd for their entry…
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Slow Sales of EVs Create Doubt about Size of Market

Two new cars, the Nissan LEAF and the Chevrolet Volt – a battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle respectively – may together,…

All Vehicles are Electric Vehicles – Here’s Why

Critics are often quick to point out that car companies are somewhat disingenuous when they use the phrase “zero emissions vehicle” when promoting…
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Microsoft on Sustainability: How the Cloud Changes Everything

Rob Bernard, Chief Environmental Strategist of Microsoft, gave a “Big Idea” talk at the State of Green Business Forum on cloud computing. Cloud…
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Plug In America Releases Final Three PSAs (Video)

Plug-In America, the nation’s leading electric vehicle advocacy group, has released three more PSAs, the last of a recent awareness campaign that humorously…
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Chevy Volt Released: Efficiency & the Big Question

There is no question that General Motors has a lot riding on the 2011 Chevrolet Volt: it is the first new vehicle model…
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Is There Enough Lithium to Meet Obama’s EV Goal?

By Phil Covington In his State Of The Union address on January 25th, President Obama set a goal of putting one million electric…
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Mitsubishi to Roll Out Greener Automobiles by 2015

Mitsubishi Motors, the fourth largest automobile manufacturer in Japan and seventh largest in the world, has 90 years of success in building cars.…
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Mitsubishi to Sell Electric Vehicles at Appliance Stores

2011 is being hailed as the year that electric cars finally (re)emerge as a contender for the hearts, minds, and increasingly tight pocketbooks…
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The Chevy Volt Named North American Car of the Year

Last week, Enterprise announced that it will now offer consumers the Chevy Volt by the end of January, starting in California. As if…
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Enterprise to Offer Chevy Volt for Rent by Month’s End

First the Nissan Leaf, now the Chevy Volt. Enterprise has upped the ante in car rentals and will have Chevy’s much talked about¬†alternative¬†vehicle¬†available…
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Report: 2011 to be a Breakthrough Year for Electric Cars

A recent report by Zpryme Smart Grid Insights shows the US poised on the brink of a breakthrough year for both the smart…
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With Electric Vehicles Come New Acronyms

BY Phil Covington Every industry loves its acronyms and the electric vehicle business is no exception. As a new wave of electric vehicles…
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Infineon Raceway Announces Solar Partnership with Panasonic

On a perfect fall day, in beautiful Sonoma California, Infineon Raceway president and general manager Steve Page, along with Jim Doyle, president of…
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Coming Soon to a City Near You? The 2012 Ford Focus Electric

Ford has identified the markets it will target with its debut fleet of Focus Electrics, which is slated for release in just over…
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