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    Will Home Grown Oil Kill the Electric Car?

    With the United States on the verge of producing oil in quantities not seen since 1970, is one of the core reasons behind electrifying transportation eroding before our eyes? Since the October 1973 Arab oil embargo, getting off foreign oil has been the sober yet unfulfilled promise of presidents and the subject of comic mockery. […]

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    General Motors Implementing Bike Share Program

    General Motors is rolling out zero-emissions vehicles with less than one horsepower each. That is, it’s using bicycles. More specifically, the automaker will be promoting employee bike sharing in and around its expansive Warren Technical Center campus. This is not the first time GM has used bikes. Another time was during WWII because of fuel […]

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    2015 VW e-Golf On Sale In November At $36,265

    Today Volkswagen announced its first U.S.-market all-electric car will start at $36,265 including $820 destination when it goes on sale in November. The e-Golf SEL Premium is being positoned as a “fully equipped” competitor to Nissan’s Leaf albeit sold in selected U.S. markets for now. Volkswagen hasn’t published the specific states, but company spokesman Mark […]

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    3 Million Cruze Sedans Sold Worldwide

    Chevrolet’s Cruze has now reached three million sales worldwide. The best-selling Chevrolet model crossed the milestone this month, 16 months after selling its 2 millionth model. Chevy said the Cruze has proved itself a global player among small cars and is assembled in eleven plants, sold un one-hundred and eighteen countries. “The Cruze is an […]

    Shasta Lake Installs EV ARC Charging Station

    The City of Shasta Lake, Calif. has installed an Envision Solar EV ARC standalone solar charging station. This EV charger, relying on fully renewable energy, will be located at the City’s Grand River municipal parking lot on Shasta Dam Boulevard and will be available free of charge to the public. The EV ARC will be […]

    CR Says Ram EcoDiesel, Highlander Hybrid Top Rankings

    Consumer Reports recently announced that two alternative-fuel offerings have been rated best in their respective classes after a recent round of testing. The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel scored 82 points in CR‘s hands, helped mainly by the diesel’s impressive 20 mpg combined and 27 mpg highway observed during the test. Previous winners included the regular Ram […]

    Toyota Team Member Handed The Keys To Special 2014 Camry Hybrid

    Imagine building cars for over 25 years and being surprised with the keys to your own hybrid car, one that you just helped build. That is what happened to Tom Keith. He was the envy of all 7,000 Toyota Georgetown team members when the company announced he had won a 2014 Camry Hybrid in a […]

    Henkel Joins Team China Racing In Formula E

    Team China Racing, competing in the soon to begin Formula E championship, has announced a joint partnership with Henkel. Henkel is known as a supplier of high-tech automotive adhesive solutions; the company said it helps promote development in the electric vehicle field. Team China Racing stated it has partnered with Henkel as its exclusive adhesive […]

    Fisker Karma Owners Will Get Access To Spare Parts Soon

    We posted a piece yesterday discussing Michigan-based battery maker A123 making some necessary steps after emerging from bankruptcy, and today have some news relating to A123, albeit more indirectly. Green Car Reports got hold of an email sent to people who had bought the initial batch of 2012 Fisker Karma models by a representative from […]