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This is the first serving in a series of 3-4 posts about electric vehicles (EVs), leading up to National Plug-In Day on September 28. A few days ago we celebrated our own first anniversary as EV ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 156 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 06:06 AM PDT with 189 Recommends
So I went to an awesome conference in Ann Arbor on Wednesday where I got to hear Obama's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission head nominee, Ron Binz , talk about "disruptive challenges" facing ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 124 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 09:08 PM PDT with 109 Recommends
Cross-posted from Middle Class Political Economist .
by Kenneth Thomas
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 07:38 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Last week, the Israeli company called Better Place filed for bankruptcy. Better Place (BP) tried to base its business upon battery-switching and charging networks for electric vehicles (EVs). It ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 05:44 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] /* I’m still a little surprised weeks later at the opposition to my proposition in ending the draft altogether, the arguments made great sense to me but ...
by paradox
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jun 02, 2013 at 06:24 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Many of you know I’m a huge electric vehicle (EV) fan. But I’m almost to the point where I automatically skip any article about EVs. Why? Because the EV boosters love to write about stuff – ...
by Morgan in Austin
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 04:26 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
My challenge to you: make it your mission, that anyone you know who's planning to buy a new car in 2013, has at least seriously considered an EV or plug-in, and has taken at least one for a test ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 45 comments on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
No doubt this will not make FoxNews. Republicans will ignore it, maybe even repeating to themselves, "Solyndra, Solyndra," and their other mantra, "Benghazi, Benghazi." Today, Tesla Motors, Inc., ...
by TomP
Comment Count 101 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 09:01 AM PDT with 149 Recommends
Note: I posted an almost identical diary to this one in September; I'm very happy to report that the Volt has now broken it's monthly sales record three months in a row! Read 'em and weep, ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 01:19 PM PST with 62 Recommends
So far in 2012, vehicle fuel economy has hit a record high, as have sales for hybrids and plug-in vehicles -- according to an analysis released by our friends over at NRDC. They're calling 2012 "The ...
by Ann Mesnikoff
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 09:05 AM PST with 10 Recommends
For the last few weeks, we have been celebrating the new vehicle fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards that mark President Obama's biggest climate accomplishment yet. Tens of ...
by Ann Mesnikoff
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 11:34 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The President is obviously only part of a team that makes change happen, and in many cases the government overall has only played an enabling role, but what a difference from the Bush years. What a ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Sep 06, 2012 at 12:53 PM PDT with 156 Recommends
Read 'em and weep, Republicans and other nay-sayers: Chevy Volt Sets New Sales Record in August As promised by General Motors in advance, today it reported the Chevy Volt set another monthly ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 119 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 12:34 PM PDT with 123 Recommends
This weekend (August 12, 2012) was the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. PPIHC The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), also known as The Race to the Clouds, is an annual ...
by Short Bus
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Aug 13, 2012 at 08:41 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Put a 1970s Datsun against a Corvette or a "pretty-quick BMW" on a speedway and what would you expect the result to be? That's ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Mar 22, 2012 at 05:53 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
This public service video -- from an actual Chevy owner (as you'll see by the production quality) and Plug-In America -- speaks to many of the values and value streams that actual people look to ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 79 comments on Tue Mar 20, 2012 at 10:49 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
The Washington Post editorial board has waged a campaign against electrification of the nation's transportation system (especially cars), often using true facts in a fashion that creates untruthful ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 12:47 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney has a problem. A Michigan Problem . It's ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Jan 24, 2012 at 09:06 AM PST with 47 Recommends
Here's the problem with electricity: it costs 5 cents to make a kilowatt-hour, but it costs $150 worth of batteries to store a kilowatt-hour. And it's only that cheap if you use lead-acid batteries, ...
by Keith Pickering
Comment Count 222 comments on Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 07:21 AM PST with 278 Recommends
Tom Schueneman, from Cleantechnica, reports that SunPower, Ford Announce Plan to Pair ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Aug 12, 2011 at 06:07 PM PDT with 43 Recommends