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Bay Area Startup Motiv to Electrify Chicago’s Garbage Trucks

Motiv Power Systems, a Bay Area startup, recently landed a $13.4 million contract to start electrifying Chicago’s garbage trucks.
Scoot Networks

Scoot Networks Launches Electric Scooter Rental Service in San Francisco

Scoot Networks will now rent you a zippy electric Scooter, providing an urban mobility solution designed to be easy, cheap and fast as…
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Electric Vehicles – Disruptive Technology?

50,000 current EV owners have already logged some 200 million electrically powered miles. And that's just the beginning.
BMW ActiveE, electric car based on the current 1 Series

Future of Electric Vehicles Remains Bright, Despite Detractors

The success of electric vehicles will not be determined by looking at monthly sales figures or even on a quarterly earnings. Some things…
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Ford’s Investment in EVs and Hybrids Continues to Surge

Yesterday Ford Motor Co. announced that the company would accelerate investment in electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrids.
ECOtality offers free Blink EV charging stations

The EV Project Revs up with Free Blink Charging Stations

The EV Project is an ambitious public-private partnership to help build an EV charging network for the U.S. electric vehicle market, and it…
BMW offers RECs for ActiveE cusomters

BMW Partners with Green Mountain for Wind-Powered Driving

BMW has figured out an interesting way to add value to the electric vehicle driving experience. By partnering with the clean power company…
Ford introduces new C-MAX Energi plug-in electric hybrid

Ford’s New C-MAX Energi Starts a New Conversation about EVs

Ford has just introduced its C-MAX Energi plug-in electric hybrid car to U.S. consumers, and the news could shake up the electric car…
new MyCar EV factory opens in Mississippi

MyCar EV Brings Green Jobs to a Red State

Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has been bucking the party line when it comes to promoting electric vehicles, and his efforts have just borne…

Nissan to Push LEAF to Mass Market

Nissan's marketing to date for the LEAF has largely blundered its way along with polar bear ads and new age billboards aimed purely…
Rockwood expands lithium production with DOE funds

Federal Grants Help Ease Lithium Supply Bottleneck

U.S. DOE funds expansion of U.S. lithium production with grant for the Rockwood company to upgrade North Carolina and Nevada lithium operations.

What Should We Do With All the Gas Pumps?

What will happen to all those gas pumps when they are no longer needed?
NASCAR partners with EPA to promote green products and sustainable business

NASCAR Takes a Green Lap with the U.S. EPA

NASCAR and EPA agree to promote environmentally safe products and support supply chain sustainability.
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FedEx Ramps Up Energy Efficiency Goals

FedEx Express announced this week that its entire vehicle feet is becoming more energy efficient at a faster rate than the company had…

Smart Booth Transforms Lowly Phone Booth Into Solar Powered Community Hub

The phone booth has lagged far behind its mobile cousin, fast becoming a vandalism prone relic of a bygone time. The Smart Booth…