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EV Market Penetration to Reach 35% Amidst Falling Battery Costs

EV prices will be cut in half, to $40,000, by 2020 while ranges increase to 200 miles, according to Lux Research.

Toyota's Mirai Hydrogen Car

Infographic: Hydrogen or Battery – The Power of Future Transportation

Will you ever drive a hydrogen car? – Hybrid and electric cars have become an ever more familiar sight on many city and suburban streets across the world. But what about the hydrogen car? Many clean energy and environmental activist have considered hydrogen fuel cell-powered transportation as the way of the future. Fuel cells use stored hydrogen (instead of gasoline)…

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Producing More EVs to Counter Auto Industry Lies

Car brands increasingly understand that the best way to respond to the Volkswagen scandal is to build more EVs. The Volkswagen scandal is fascinating not only for what VW did to deceive, but for what auto brands are doing in response. In the face of vulnerabilities about their own misrepresentations, auto makers like Mercedes are struggling to get ahead of…

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The Nissan Leaf Electric Car

Electric Cars Are Critical To Stopping Global Warming, But That’s Not Why They’ll Take Off

I wouldn’t blame you if you thought electric cars weren’t green. There’s a massive misinformation campaign against them, and part of that is trying to seed doubt about one of their top advantages — that they are one of the best solutions to global warming. I’ll tackle that point below, but first, let’s get something straight: the electric car market…

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Consumer demand grows for more efficient vehicles

Efficient Vehicles and Sustainability Initiatives in the U.S. Auto Industry

U.S. automakers are producing an ever increasing line-up of more efficient vehicles. However, efficiency measures in the auto industry extend beyond the vehicles they produce. American car companies must compete with more than 36 new hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs) that have been or will be launched in 2013. Growing demand for highly efficient vehicles has compelled almost every brand…

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There will be more and more cars on the road like the Chevy Volt. But for low carbon transportation to really take hold, Americans must overcome their resistence to change

American Consumers and Greener Vehicles

Cutting emissions from US automobiles will be critical to any strategy for slowing global warming. America’s adoption of hybrids, fully electric vehicles and fuel efficient small cars are also crucial to the transition to a low carbon economy. According to an Environmental Defence study, Global Warming on the Road (pdf), US automobiles and light trucks are responsible for nearly half of all greenhouse gases emitted…

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SF, San Jose Roll Out Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Installation of Coulomb Technologies’ Smartlet Networked Charging Stations at San Francisco’s City Hall was completed last week, part of a two-year public demo and pilot project between the City and the emerging electric vehicle infrastructure provider.