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3p Weekend: Top 10 U.S. Cities for Electric Vehicles

This week ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, released a list of the top 10 friendliest metropolitan areas for EV…
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Volkswagen Exec: We Need More Federal Investment in Electric Vehicles

"Automakers have effectively delivered electric vehicles that can satisfy the needs of most American drivers,” Sommer said this week in Washington, D.C. “In…
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Volkswagen to Invest $10 Million in U.S. EV Charging Infrastructure

Off the back of its partnership with BMW and Chargepoint, Volkswagen announced it will invest $10 million in EV charging infrastructure in the…
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Can the Trucking Industry Help Boost Fuel Sustainability?

We grit our teeth when we see them on the road, but the stubborn truth is that trucks are an integral part of…
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Electrified Truck Power-Train Can Cut Fuel Use in Half

Four-year-old California company Wrightspeed, started by Tesla co-founder Ian Wright, has developed a technology that zeros in on a specific niche of the…
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Volkswagen, BMW Join Forces to Create EV-Charging Corridor

With a first-phase rollout of 100 charging stations, the partnership could very well give Tesla a run for its money -- with one…
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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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Is It Time to Stop Hating the Car? Maybe Not

We hated the car when they were getting 10 miles to the gallon. As cars became more efficient, we began to forgive them.…
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Lighting the Way Forward with Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is becoming increasingly cheaper and more efficient. In promoting renewables, we can end our reliance on fossil fuels while creating new…
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EV Drive: Behind the Wheel of the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

As the morning sun basked across the Virginia countryside, I couldn't wait to hit the road. Read on for an up-close look at…
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DOE Looks Beyond Lithium with ‘EV Everywhere’ Grand Challenge

DOE announced $55 million in efficient-vehicle funding for 31 projects, many of which aim to realize goals set out in President Obama's "EV…
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VW Covers Sustainability Bases with Ultra Low-Carbon e-Golf

VW has elaborated the most complete vision yet of ultra low-carbon personal transportation with the introduction of the 2015 e-Golf. Besides funding conservation…
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Harley-Davidson Launches an Electric Motorcycle

Iconic American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson Motor Co. is launching its first electric motorcycle.
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Interview: Brett Hauser, President of Greenlots and Founder of Open Charge Alliance

Despite many options and generous subsidies, only 52,835 of the 14.5 million cars sold in the U.S. in 2012 were EVs or plug-in…