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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…
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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…
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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…
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Ford to EV Dealers: Meet Environmental Requirements

Ford is requiring dealerships selling its EVs to meet environmental and expertise guidelines as the Focus Electric appears in more showrooms.
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Ford, Yahoo! Join in a Reality Effort to Promote New EV

Ford and Yahoo will parter on a new reality show program, Plugged In, that will promote the launch of the automaker’s new Focus…
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Abu Dhabi Sells Stake in Tesla and Makes a $113m Profit

Abu Dhabi National Energy (TAQA), the United Arab Emirates state-owned oil exploration company, sold its 7 percent share of Tesla Motors.
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Bad Karma: $100K Plug-in Hybrid Dies Before Consumer Reports Can Test It

The Fisker Karma, a high performance luxury plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, broke down in the parking lot of Consumer Reports before they could…
ARPA-E funds new natural gas tech for vehicles

New Fuels Could Benefit Bottom Line for Small Fleet Owners

President Obama announces $30 million in new funding for natural gas vehicles and $14 million for new algae biofuel projects.
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Mayor Works to Bring Clean Tech to Los Angeles

At the VerdeXchange Marketmakers Conference that took place in downtown Los Angeles this week, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa gave a keynote speech to an…
SolarFilms teams with E-Z Go on solar panels for golf carts and EVs

Solar Goes Mainstream with Military Grade Solar Panels for Golf Carts

When the U.S. military and the sport of golf take on solar power, that's a certain indication that solar is crossing over from…