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It’s not surprising that hybrids and electric cars would dominate any list of top “greenest” vehicles, and that’s the case with the annual Greenest Vehicles list as compiled by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The non-profit focuses on advocating on the behalf of energy policies, and it released its 2016 list of […]

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Although Apple has not disclosed if it is working on an electric car, the conjecture that it is has been widely reported based on evidence with varying degrees of credibility, and recently Elon Musk said he is expecting an Apple car. It is “an open secret” said the head of Tesla Motors to the BBC […]

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Today Porsche announced that it will bring its Tesla-challenging Mission E to market by “the end of the decade.” The production version will be based on a 600-horsepower, all-wheel-drive electric concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September. That car with four-wheel steering, and boundary expanding technologies was immediately praised for its beauty as […]

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Volvo has released a plan to electrify its entire range, complete with a fully electric vehicle for 2019. Its new “global electrification strategy” expands on the brand’s alternatively-fueled options – which currently stands at one vehicle – and will include new plug-in versions of its sedans, SUVs and wagons. A battery electric vehicle (BEV) is […]

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Looking at models currently available from Germany’s BMW and Mercedes-Benz, it appears that both carmakers are focusing on battery electric over fuel cell vehicles, but that may not be the long-term plan for either. Recent interviews with executives at the two brands suggest that BMW and Mercedes are using hybrids and plug-in vehicles as stepping […]

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There’s now an electric vehicle that can go 0-62 mph in just 1.779 seconds, and it’s not a Tesla. A team of German students representing GreenTeam Formula has created the quickest accelerating electric vehicle in the world, pending confirmation from the Guinness World Records. With all the buzz surrounding the recently announced Ludicrous mode that […]

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Today the Renault-Nissan Alliance reported four-and-a-half-years after the Nissan Leaf was launched, it had sold its 250,000th all-electric car. Six EVs of Nissan and Renault branding in all comprise the tally that makes the Alliance the seller of half of all EVs sold to worldwide. The Leaf accounts for 180,000 units by itself. “Demand for […]

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The congested metropolis of Beijing – which limits when vehicles can be driven – is creating an exemption for electric cars. As the massive capital of China, Beijing struggles with traffic jams and poor air quality. To curb both, in 2008 the Beijing Traffic Management Bureau began limiting when vehicles could be on the road, […]

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With a previously predicted release of spring 2014, Indianapolis’ BlueIndy electric car sharing service is now in need of $13 million in order to finally get its vehicles on the road. The program which would be the largest in the country has encountered a multitude of problems in attempts to launch this service throughout Indianapolis, […]

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Chairman of Tencent Holdings and billionaire, Ma Huateng, signed an agreement Monday with the manufacturer of Apple’s iPhones and some touch screens for Teslas and others to develop Internet-connected cars, including the all-electric variety. While Tencent Holdings is best known for creating the instant-messaging app WeChat, that could possibly change after its most recent partnership. Huateng […]

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