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What Does Mass Adoption of Electric Vehicles Mean for the Grid?

In a Texas study, only 22 percent of weekday EV charging occurred during peak demand hours, and better still, those participants in the…
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PlugInsights Says More Fast Chargers Will Alleviate EV Range Anxiety

PlugInsights believes the solution to overcome the BEV leash problem lies in greater deployment of level 3 fast chargers which would allow a…
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Tesla Tops CA Sales, Rated Safest Car of All Time

Tesla Motors is on a roll. Just months after paying off its Department of Energy loan nine years ahead of schedule, the California…
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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…
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UPS CSR Report: Shipping More, Emitting Less

Last week UPS released its annual sustainability report, which revealed the company reduced aviation emissions while increasing shipping volume.
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Tesla Sets Sights on Fledgling China EV Market

Tesla, the Silicon Valley-based luxury electric vehicle designer and manufacturer, is venturing into China.
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Should GM Lose Sleep Over Tesla?

GM CEO Dan Akerson told Bloomberg last week the company is taking a look at Tesla Motors to gauge the Silicon Valley EV…
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Can the Spark Convince Drivers to Switch to Electric Vehicles?

GM is now ready to roll out the 2014 Spark EV, so Leon Kaye flew to Portland to test the electric car's 82…
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GM Sustainability Report 2012: A Cautious and Futuristic View of the Auto Industry

This morning General Motors (GM) released its 2012 Sustainability Report, which covers electrification, waste and energy efficiency.
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Tesla Pays Off Department of Energy Loan Nine Years Early

In another piece of good news for electric vehicle maker, Tesla Motors, the company announced on Wednesday, May 22, that it has paid…
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Electric Vehicle Charging Community Apps Recargo and Xatori Merge

EV owners have come to rely on tools that ensure they are up-to-date as to where they can plug in. The two leading…
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Tesla’s Q1 Results Reveal First-Ever Profit – What’s Behind The Numbers?

On May 8th, Tesla published its Q1 results, showing a profit for the first time ever in the company's history. In a letter…
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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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Ready to Ditch Your Car? E-Bike Company EVELO Wants to Hear from You

EVELO founder, Boris Mordkovich, continues his quest to get the word out about electric bicycles, by kicking off the 30-day electric bike challenge…