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Grimsel Electric Car Sets New World Record

Posted on November 5th, 2014 by

Grimsel Electric Car  Sets New World Record The Formula Student Team at the Academic Motorsports Club Zurich (AMZ) made history as their ‘Grimsel’ electric racing[...]
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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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Effort to Produce a Gallon of Tar Sands Oil Can Send an EV Over 30 Miles

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by

Effort to Produce a Gallon of Tar Sands Oil Can Send an EV Over 30 Miles A new report published over at Hybrid Cars reveals[...]
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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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Tesla’s Gigafactory Breaks Ground in Nevada

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

Tesla’s Gigafactory Breaks Ground in Nevada Tesla Motors Inc. said that it has broken ground for Gigafactory in Nevada. The $5 billion battery plant holds[...]
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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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The Electric Car Debate: Are They Really Doing the Environment a Favor?

Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by

The petroleum-guzzling transport system is a big factor in the environmental crisis. So no wonder electric vehicles have been heralded as a tide turner. But[...]
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eGallon Understates The Costs of Driving Electric Vehicles

Posted on July 22nd, 2013 by

  The energy department recently released a new tool intended to encourage the public to buy more electric vehicles.  Released with much fanfare, the eGallon[...]
Do EVs Make Good Cents or Sense

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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Head of ARPA-E Sketches Course for Energy Research

Posted on September 12th, 2012 by

ARPA-E, a Department of Energy research agency focused in funding projects that improve and regulate energy emissions and deploy advance energy technologies, will be working[...]
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Wind energy is Obama’s focus in Iowa visit this Tuesday

Posted on August 15th, 2012 by

Wind energy is Obama’s focus in Iowa visit this Tuesday Tuesday, President Obama was in Iowa at Oskaloosa, Marshalltown and Waterloo, talking about his support[...]