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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Calls New Jersey Direct-Sales Ban an ‘Affront’ on the Free Market

If you’re a New Jersey resident thinking about buying a Tesla Model S, you’d better act fast: You have until the end of…
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Electric Vehicle Performance Found to Slide in Winter

Hybrids don't do as well in winter for reasons ranging from modified winter gasoline formulations, to increased stationary warm-up time, to increased heater…
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Greenlots Introduces Open-Standards EV Charging

Based in San Francisco, Greenlots is global provider of open-standard technology solutions for electric vehicle networks -- allowing for automated demand response between…

Electric Scooter Share Business ‘Scoot,’ Grows in San Francisco

Over the past 16 months, Scoot has enabled 10,000 rides while covering an aggregate distance of more than 50,000 miles. The company estimates…

Ford CEO Alan Mulally Talks Straight with Bloggers at Detroit Auto Show

CEO Alan Mulally said Ford will continue to improve fuel economy across their range, asserting that the internal combustion engine won't be going…
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US Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Nearly Double In 2013

Sales of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles almost doubled in the U.S. between 2012 and 2013, with an 84 percent jump to 96,600…
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Leonardo DiCaprio Launches Electric Vehicle Racing Team

High-performance electric vehicle manufacturer Venturi Automobiles is joining forces with actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio to enter a racing team in the…
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Coca-Cola Converts to Hybrid Service Vans

Coca-Cola, the the largest beverage company in the world, with over 500 brands, recently announced that it is converting all of its 2014…

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…
GM drops price of 2014 Chevy Volt by $5000

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…