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Electric Vehicle Smackdown: Chevy Volt vs. Nissan Leaf

Electric Vehicle Smackdown: Chevy Volt vs. Nissan Leaf

If you've been following the growing electric car momentum, you probably know about all of the buzz that's built up around the most anticipated electric vehicles of the year - the Nissan Leaf and the

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GM Ships First Wave of Chevy Volts from the Detroit Factory!

GM Ships First Wave of Chevy Volts from the Detroit Factory!

Photo by Jeffrey Sauger for Chevrolet Hot on the tails of the first Nissan Leafs to be shipped to dealerships, Chevy announced yesterday that the first load of Volts is en route to customers throughout

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Honda CR-Z Hybrid Finishes Second In 25 Hour Endurance Race

Honda CR-Z Hybrid Finishes Second In 25 Hour Endurance Race

There are ways to test hybrid vehicles - emission tests, fuel efficiency experiments, and road trips -- but very few involve a grueling 25 hour endurance race. Recently Honda's CR-Z hybrid proved it was

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Hertz to Launch First EV Rental Program in the US Next Week!

Hertz to Launch First EV Rental Program in the US Next Week!

Today the Hertz Corporation announced that they'll be the first car rental company in the United States to offer electric vehicles (EVs) as part of their rental program. The EVs will be deployed through

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SRZero EV Completes Epic Journey From Alaska to Argentina

SRZero EV Completes Epic Journey From Alaska to Argentina

A British electric sports car' has just completed an epic journey, travelling from the outskirts of the Arctic Circle all the way to the bottom tip of South America. And if you're trying to calculate what

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Honda Unveils All-Electric Fit at the Los Angeles Auto Show

Honda Unveils All-Electric Fit at the Los Angeles Auto Show

The atmosphere at this year's L.A. Auto Show has been electric — literally — as one automaker after another has announced its foray into EVs. To wit: Honda's new Fit EV, which has a 70-mile

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Ford Announces First Cities To Receive the New Focus Electric

Ford Announces First Cities To Receive the New Focus Electric

Ford has announced which lucky markets will be the first to receive the Focus Electric, their first all electric passenger car that can travel 100 miles on a full charge whilst creating zero CO2

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London to Install 1,300 EV Charging Stations Starting Next Year

London to Install 1,300 EV Charging Stations Starting Next Year

The streets of London are about to start sprouting electric vehicle charging stations left and right. London's Mayor Boris Johnson just announced the launch of Source London, a program beginning next year

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GE to Buy 25,000 EVs For Company Fleet By 2015

GE to Buy 25,000 EVs For Company Fleet By 2015

General Electric recently announced groundbreaking plans to buy 25,000 electric vehicles by 2015 in order to electricity its company fleet. By doing this through their Capital Fleet Services Business, GE

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Oslo’s All-Electric Car Share Program Just Reached 1,000 Members

Oslo’s All-Electric Car Share Program Just Reached 1,000 Members

Some mornings we here at Inhabitat like to grab a cup of coffee, cozy up on the couch and dream about future days of sharing electric vehicles in our urban havens. But dream no longer – with EV car

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Nissan Unveils New Ultra-Compact Electric Vehicle Concept

Nissan Unveils New Ultra-Compact Electric Vehicle Concept

Forget the upcoming Leaf EV -- Nissan has other snazzy electric vehicles waiting in the concept phase. The latest is the New Mobility Concept, a golf cart-like EV that is, according to Nissan, easy,

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California Gives Plug-In Hybrids Access to Carpool Lanes

California Gives Plug-In Hybrids Access to Carpool Lanes

Need another reason to buy a plug-in hybrid vehicle? How about this: California Governor Arnold Schwarzanegger just signed into law this week a bill that grants HOV lane (aka carpool lane) access to

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Buckeye Bullet Electric Racer Breaks EV Speed Record!

Buckeye Bullet Electric Racer Breaks EV Speed Record!

Electric cars don't exactly have a reputation for being serious speed demons — but that could change as Ohio State's lithium ion-powered Buckeye Bullet 2 just shattered the world land speed record

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Dude! Canada to Build a Cannabis Car

Dude! Canada to Build a Cannabis Car

Here's one way to get college students to go to class: assign them to build things with cannabis. Several Canadian companies are teaming up with polytechnic schools in Alberta, Quebec and Toronto to make

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Rural Tennessee Town Gets Solar Parking Lot with EV Chargers

Rural Tennessee Town Gets Solar Parking Lot with EV Chargers

Anybody's who ever said that electric vehicles are only for the bright lights of a big city just got proven wrong by Pulaski, Tennessee -- population 7,871. Local business Richland, LLC (with help from

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Finland Plans to Build World’s Greenest Highway

Finland Plans to Build World’s Greenest Highway

Finland recently unveiled plans to build the world's first green highway — an 81-mile stretch of road that would feature charging stations for electric cars and pumps filled with local biofuels.

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Plug-N-Go EV Charging Station Showcased at Green Energy Expo

Plug-N-Go EV Charging Station Showcased at Green Energy Expo

The world's first factory built-to-order solar-powered EV charging station was recently unveiled at the 2010 International Green Energy Expo in Korea in a bid to raise awareness and push the potential

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McKinsey & Company Says that US is Leading World EV Race

McKinsey & Company Says that US is Leading World EV Race

Take that world! In a recently released study by the venerated international consultancy firm McKinsey & Company, the United States -- not China -- was named as the country most likely to lead the

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5,000 EV Charging Stations Announced for SF Bay Area

5,000 EV Charging Stations Announced for SF Bay Area

Bay Area peeps, get ready for some electric vehicle charging stations! The region is about to receive $5 million from the Department of Energy to install 50 fast-charging EV stations along highways, 2,000

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Volkswagen to Unveil Hybrid Beetle Next Year

Volkswagen to Unveil Hybrid Beetle Next Year

The classic VW Beetle is about to get a(nother) green makeover: Volkswagen is set to unveil a hybrid Bug at next year's Detroit auto show. The 20 kilowatt lithium battery will get the Love Bug roughly 45

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Chevy Announces It Will Increase Volt Production by 50% in 2012

Chevy Announces It Will Increase Volt Production by 50% in 2012

If you think the ailing auto industry is still in need of a spark, we've got good news -- during a recent visit from President Barack Obama to their Hamtramck Auto Plant in Michigan, General Motors

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Evatran Unveils World’s First Wireless EV Charger

Evatran Unveils World’s First Wireless EV Charger

In today's age of wireless technology, the plug-in electric vehicle is both revolutionary and kind of a throw-back to wired technologies of times past. Fear not -- wireless charging for your gas-free

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Porsche Confirms Plan to Develop All-Electric Vehicles

Porsche Confirms Plan to Develop All-Electric Vehicles

Sports car manufacturers have been lining up left and right to bring their own brand of electric vehicles to the market, so it comes as no surprise that Porsche is finally joining in with a few

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Driverless EVs Begin 8,000 Mile Journey From Italy to China

Driverless EVs Begin 8,000 Mile Journey From Italy to China

Are driverless cars the next big thing in transportation? A group of Italian engineers are getting ready to send two driverless electric vehicles on an 8,000 mile journey from Italy to China, where they

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Senate Committee Approves $3.6 Billion for EV Infrastructure

Senate Committee Approves $3.6 Billion for EV Infrastructure

One of the looming issues with the impending release of mass-marketed electric vehicles is EV charging stations - it's always been a question of who will put in the infrastructure and when. Well, it looks

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New York City Unveils First Federally-Funded EV Charging Station

New York City Unveils First Federally-Funded EV Charging Station

In anticipation of the forthcoming flood of electric vehicles, the City of New York just officially unveiled its first EV charging station. The station is the first of 100 that will be installed in the

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Brammo Unveils 100 MPH Electric Motorcycle With 100-Mile Range

Brammo Unveils 100 MPH Electric Motorcycle With 100-Mile Range

What's not to love about an electric motorcycle? All-electric superbikes are getting more shred-tastic everyday, and they make you look cool for being green -- something long overdue! Enter Oregon-based

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Korean Carmaker CT&T Announces It Will Make Tiny EVs in South Carolina

Korean Carmaker CT&T Announces It Will Make Tiny EVs in South Carolina

The Korean automaker CT&T is banking on Americans putting their money in more environmentally friendly transportation in the coming years. They've just announced plans to build a $21 million dollar

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California to Get 1,600 New Coulomb EV ChargePoint Stations!

California to Get 1,600 New Coulomb EV ChargePoint Stations!

Us East Coasters are green with envy once again this morning. Word on EV street is that Coulomb Technologies is expected to announce today that it'll be installing 1,600 new electric vehicle charging

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LAcarGuy Jumpstarts LA’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

LAcarGuy Jumpstarts LA’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Last week at a preview event for one of Fisker‘s first showrooms, the LAcarGuy made his move to become the first automotive dealer in the US to offer “Level 2″ electric vehicle charging

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