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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.

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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Chinese-Swedish Auto Manufacturer Seals $12 Billion EV Deal

China’s National Modern Energy Holdings signed a contract worth $12 billion with Panda New Energy to deliver 150,000 EVs based on the Saab 9-3, as well aa associated products and services.

#Copenhagen Wheel. The increasing popularity of electric bikes

Electric Bikes: Better Transportation for a Better World

Due to their eco-friendliness, low price points and minimal operating costs, electric bikes are an increasingly popular way to travel. All around the world, we are seeing an increase in two wheeled electric transport and increasingly, this phenomenon is taking root in the U.S. Some studies have shown that a family can save as much as $2,500 per year by…

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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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The Ford MyEnergi campaign is an example of the convergence of home appliances and electric vehicle for conserving energy and greater energy efficiency

Ford MyEnergi Campaign

By Ben Randalls At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Ford announced the launch of MyEnergi Lifestyle. The auto manufacturer partnered with Whirlpool, SunPower, Eaton and Nest Labs to create a product that connects plug-in vehicles to energy-smart appliances to the same database, instead of going to and from separate places. Once consumers are connected in the MyEnergi Lifestyle database, they…

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Infographic: Green Motoring – Which U.S. States are Best?

Green motoring has grown in popularity in recent years as an increasingly viable option for individual’s reducing their own carbon footprint and creating a real and positive change in terms of our overall carbon emissions. While  the environmental benefits of green motoring are undeniable, before purchasing and electric, hybrid or alternative-fuel vehicle it is important to consider the day-to-day practicalities of…

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