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Yes, EVs are Cleaner than Gasoline-Powered Cars

According to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a two-year study has provided the answer. The EV is the cleaner option, hands down.

Bhutan: Transforming the Environment One LEAF at a Time

The CEO of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, paid a visit to the Kingdom of Bhutan last week to discuss a new fleet of government…
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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…
Nissan will launch e-NV200 delivery van EV in 2014.

Nissan All-Electric Delivery Van Coming in 2014

Nissan will launch the e-NV200 all-electric compact delivery van in 2014, which should get a boost from the growing U.S. EV charging network…
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…
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…

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…
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Will A123 Systems’ New Battery Technology Save It From Becoming Another Solyndra?

A123 Systems' announcement on its new battery technology came just two weeks after the company warned that it may not be able to…

What Should We Do With All the Gas Pumps?

What will happen to all those gas pumps when they are no longer needed?
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Sunrun Presents: Green Marketing 3.0

While the debate on the death of green marketing is far from being over, we see signs that green marketing is not only…
NASCAR will use Ford Focus EV as pace car

NASCAR Goes Green with All-Electric Ford Focus Pace Car

If you have ever raced a tiny electric car around a plastic track in your parents’ basement while imagining yourself behind the wheel,…
March Sales of the Volt much stronger

Stronger U.S. Sales of Hybrids and Plug-in Electrics in March

March sales for the Volt were 2,289 vehicles, an increase of 123.8 percent over February - and stronger than the third best non…
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Ford Focus EV Team Takes Steps to Avoid Chevy Volt’s Pitfalls

Undoubtedly sobered by the plight of the Chevy Volt, which recently idled production for five weeks, furloughing 1300 workers in an effort to…

5 Product Categories Seeking Billion-Person Markets and High Revenue Growth

In this excerpt, we examine 5 human needs – health, wealth, earth, equality and trust – that have potential to generate high growth…
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Unilever & Gisele Take Top Honors at International Green Awards

The Sixth International Green Awards celebration took place at a glittering gala in London last week. The awards, which are accredited by the…