Posts Tagged ‘electric vehicles’

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China’s Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Output Up 280%

Posted on August 28th, 2014 by

China’s Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Output Up 280% China’s efforts to promote hybrid and electric vehicles is starting to pay off as manufacturing output of[...]
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Tesla Roadster Aims for 400-Mile Range With Battery Upgrade

Posted on August 8th, 2014 by

Tesla Roadster Aims for 400-Mile Range With Battery Upgrade Built from 2008 until 2011, the Tesla Roadster was the first model of Tesla Motors. Back[...]
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Global Gasoline Consumption Set to Plummet

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

Global Gasoline Consumption Set to Plummet According to Navigant Research, gasoline consumption for road transportation will drop by 4% from 2014 to 2035 as more[...]
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Sunswift Sets Record For Fastest Long-Range EV

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

Sunswift Sets Record For Fastest Long-Range EV Australian team Sunswift shattered a 26-year old record for the world’s fastest long-range electric vehicle, logging over 310[...]
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Musk Hands Over Tesla’s Technology

Posted on June 16th, 2014 by

Musk Hands Over Tesla’s Technology Elon Musk, Tesla Motors Inc.’s co-founder, announced that their patents will be available at no charge as the company looks[...]
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Can Hydrogen Fueling Stations Be Far Behind? 1st Part

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

This piece is a sequel to, “Are Hydrogen Fuel Cells Vehicles Dead on Arrival?” What follows is a deeper look at the infrastructure, specifically hydrogen[...]
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Can Hydrogen Fueling Stations Be Far Behind? 2nd Part

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

Read the first part here. Then In 2009, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) adopted the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) program. The program, implemented[...]
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Can Hydrogen Fueling Stations Be Far Behind? 3rd Part

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

Read the second part here. Notes: “Totals by Fuel” include all 50 states and District of Columbia. Electric charging units, or EVSE, are counted once[...]
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Are Hydrogen Fuel Cells Vehicles Dead On Arrival?

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

The national vision by politicians, economists, industrialists and environmentalists to transition to hydrogen economy by 2030 seems deadlocked, with hydrogen fuel cells projected to represent[...]
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Do EVs Make Good Cents or Sense?

Posted on January 3rd, 2013 by

David Herron of Torque News stated in his article “60 kWh Tesla Model S rated at 208 mile electric driving range by EPA:”  “The 85[...]
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Autotrader Research: High Gas Prices Create Interesting Purchasing Behaviors

Posted on April 3rd, 2012 by

Rick Wainschel, Vice President of Automotive Insights at Autotrader.com, discusses the impact that high gas prices are having on a potential customer’s purchasing habits.
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Electric Vehicle Charging Station Erected With Solar Panels In Illinois

Posted on March 21st, 2012 by

Curtis Pascarella, Owner of Phillips Chevrolet, discusses why his dealership decided to install a solar powered electric vehicle charging station, the first of its kind[...]
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Pike Research: High Prices Could Constrain Electric Vehicle Sales in 2012

Posted on December 19th, 2011 by

Pike Research: High prices could constrain electric vehicle sales in 2012 Pike Research expects a drop in electric vehicle sales during 2012 due to higher[...]
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3Degrees/City CarShare To Offer Renewable Energy Credits for EVs

Posted on December 13th, 2011 by

Dan Kalafatas, CEO of 3 Degrees, discusses the importance of partnering with City CarShare, in San Francisco, to offer Renewable Energy Credits for the company’s[...]
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Petroleum Savings if all Passenger Vehicles in U.S. were Hybrids or EVs!

Posted on November 23rd, 2011 by

A month ago, I was asked the question: “What would be the impact on petroleum usage if all cars (passenger vehicles) in the U.S. energy[...]
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Electric Cars Hit The East Coast Grid

Posted on October 3rd, 2011 by

Northeast and mid-Atlantic grid operator PJM Interconnect on Monday welcomed a new project to promote technology that can use battery power from electric vehicles to[...]