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 |  Apr 07 2014, 2:28 PM

2011 Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet is expected to diversify its Volt nameplate with a successor to the current car along with an electric-only variant with a shorter driving range. 

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 |  Apr 02 2014, 8:49 AM

vw golf gte

In the future, Volkswagen’s electric cars won’t even need to be plugged in.

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 |  Mar 28 2014, 8:33 AM

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Cadillac’s extended range electric car has barely been on sale long enough for people to realize it’s available, and it’s already being recalled.

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 |  Mar 28 2014, 7:43 AM

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Sales of electrified vehicles are picking up steam and in doing so they’re making an impact on America’s consumption of fossil fuel.

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 |  Mar 27 2014, 1:02 PM

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Many automakers offer electric cars, but it’s rare to see one at your local dealership or on the road. The reason, it turns out, is due to government regulations. Continue Reading…

 |  Feb 26 2014, 7:35 PM

tesla-gigafactory

Tesla will directly invest $2 billion into its new Gigafactory while its partners will contribute another $2 to 3 billion to the project.

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 |  Feb 25 2014, 3:32 PM

Electric Vehicle Chevy Volt

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed an advanced simulation that projects future emissions in the United States and the results of this study are surprising.

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 |  Feb 20 2014, 8:21 AM

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Set to sit beside the GTI and GTD, Volkswagen revealed a plug-in hybrid version of its more performance-oriented Golf.

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 |  Feb 10 2014, 11:02 AM

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What might have seemed like the most impractical part of the upcoming Tesla Model X crossover will make it through to series production.

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 |  Jan 24 2014, 11:00 AM

2014 BMW All-Electric i3 Press Drive.

The CEO of BMW North America believes that the new i3 is the most advanced EV when it comes to how the car is produced, contrary to statements made by Tesla CEO Elon Musk.  

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 |  Jan 24 2014, 8:02 AM

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A new study finds that more electric vehicle buyers made their choice for environmental reasons than for gas mileage.

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 |  Jan 23 2014, 2:46 PM

hyundai-electric-vehicle

Hyundai will be bringing an all-new electric vehicle to the U.S. market within three years.

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 |  Jan 23 2014, 12:41 PM

FIA Formula E RacecarFormula E is the FIA’s electric racing series and the global organization just announced that its new headquarters will be located at Donington Park Racing Circuit in the United Kingdom.

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 |  Jan 22 2014, 4:31 PM

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Nissan and FedEX Express have teamed up to put the Japanese automaker’s all-electric e-NV200 to the test in real world conditions in Washington, D.C.

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 |  Jan 20 2014, 12:45 PM

Nissan Leaf Sales Reach 100,000 Mark

Nissan announced today that it has sold its 100,000th Leaf electric vehicle.

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 |  Jan 08 2014, 3:56 PM

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Following a massive price cut last year, Nissan has kept things steady this year for its electric Leaf.

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 |  Dec 19 2013, 9:02 AM

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Gas-powered vehicles will remain dominant on the road in 2040 according to a report by the U.S. Energy Information Agency.

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 |  Dec 05 2013, 8:32 AM

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Steve Saleen confirmed this week that his company is developing an electric car and that a scale model will be unveiled early next year. 

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 |  Dec 04 2013, 10:32 AM

2014-BMW-i3

According to BMW’s head of marketing, the partnership between BMW and Toyota has already led to “big steps” in battery technology for electric vehicles.

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 |  Nov 30 2013, 11:01 AM

2013-chevrolet-volt

According to a recent report, Chevrolet Volt owners are driving more electric-only miles than owners of the fully-electric Nissan Leaf.

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 |  Nov 29 2013, 5:01 PM

2013-nissan-leaf

Nissan is currently testing its new “Vehicle-to-Building” technology, which allows up to six Nissan Leaf electric vehicles to be connected to and provide electricity to a building’s power distribution board.

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 |  Nov 29 2013, 8:09 AM

2014-BMW-i3

Widespread implementation of electric cars might be closer than you think according to BMW product development boss Herbert Diess.

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 |  Nov 25 2013, 6:02 PM

Electric-Vehicle-Prices-Main-ArtElectric vehicles face many hurdles compared to their conventional, internal-combustion-powered counterparts. Consumers are generally unfamiliar with them plus they have range-related issues, but that’s not all; pricing is also a problem for new-vehicle shoppers.

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 |  Nov 24 2013, 11:01 AM

2013 Nissan LEAF

According to a recent survey, 95 percent of U.S. car shoppers aren’t aware of state and local subsidies, rebates and other incentives related to plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles.

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