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Why It's Taking So Long To Get More Electric Cars On The Road

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 01.22.2016 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States may not top one million until 2020, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said T...

Why An Overflowing Oil Supply Won't Drown Renewable Energy Growth

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business

Climate change, caused in large part by the emissions from burning oil, may drown much of the world's coastal cities as sea levels rise.  But fi...

Porsche Is Making Its First All-Electric Sports Car

Reuters | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 12.04.2015 | Technology

Porsche will spend about 1 billion euros ($1.09 billion) on production facilities at its biggest plant to make its first-ever all-electric sports car...

New Report: How Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States Stack Up in Getting Electric Vehicles On the Road

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 10.29.2015 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

September marked one million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road worldwide. This is an incredible number that demonstrates the growing popularity of EVs around the world, but to to slash greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector, this number needs to grow exponentially and fast.

Eco-Friendly Smart Cars Take Spotlight At Major Auto Show -- And They Look Awesome

AP | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 10.28.2015 | Technology

TOKYO (AP) -- Visions of cars that drive themselves without emitting a bit of pollution while entertaining passengers with online movies and social m...

Apple Might Release An Electric Car In 4 Years

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business

Apple seems pretty keen to unleash an electric car soon. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is aiming to roll out a vehicle b...

The Electric Car Is Here, Are You Ready for It?

Joel Levin | Posted 09.14.2015 | Green
Joel Levin

For decades, the electric car was the unicorn of the automotive world. It was here and then someone killed it. Some said it was real, others called it a mythical beast. Today we know it is real.

REPORT Apple Is Building An Electric Car

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2015 | Technology

By Abhirup Roy and Alexei Oreskovic Feb 13 (Reuters) - Apple Inc has a secret lab working on the creation of an Apple-branded electric car, the Wal...

Electric Car Smashes World Speed Record

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.19.2014 | Science

Look at that car go! An electric car built by students at Brigham Young University has set a new land speed record for cars in its class. "Electric...

Cadillac's Tesla Challenger Is Not For 'Tree-Huggers'

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business

Cadillac's answer to Tesla's revolutionary electric car is not for tree-huggers. In a profile published Monday in AdAge, Cadillac’s marketing ch...

What Electric Car Should You Drive? (Because Global Warming)

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 08.20.2014 | Technology

It's time to stop talking about global warming or America’s need for energy independence and actually do something to make a difference. So, how abo...

Cadillac Wants To Out-Tesla Tesla

AP | ANN M. JOB | Posted 03.26.2014 | Technology

Finally, there's an electric car that rivals Tesla's eye-catching Model S. The sleek, new-for-2014 Cadillac ELR coupe is arguably as sexy looking as ...

This Company Can Help You Build Yourself A Car In Just 1 Hour

Gregory Fink | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology

If you're a full-grown adult who misses the days of playing with Legos, this may be the car for you. The OSVehicle Tabby is a build-it-yourself rid...

That Time Diane Kruger Drank Exhaust Emissions From A Car

Gregory Fink | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green

Diane Kruger can now add drinking the exhaust emissions from a Mercedes-Benz to her list of accomplishments. While this may sound gross, the "Inglo...

Toyota Brings Us One Step Closer To The Future With Hydrogen Concept Car

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toyota said Monday that it expects to sell more hydrogen-powered electric cars in the U.S. than previously planned. The car, which...

Ford Is Making A Concept Car With Solar Panels For A Roof

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

What do Superman and the Ford C-MAX Solar Energi concept car have in common? Both receive power from the sun. Set to be unveiled at next week’s ...

Electric Car Charger Company Goes Bankrupt, Stranding 13,000 Docking Stations

Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Now here’s a fine mess, as Laurel and Hardy used to say. One of the biggest electric vehicle charging...

Top 10 Electric Cars | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green

Speeding from 0-60 in 5.6 seconds and achieving a top speed of 125 mph, the all-new Tesla Model S challenges preconceived notions of what an electric car is and can do. Of course, efficient performance is only one aspect of what makes this futuristic sports car great.

GM Slashes Electric Car Price

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.06.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — General Motors is knocking 13 percent off the sticker price of the Chevrolet Volt electric car as it tries to keep pace with rivals in...

Electric Cars: It's Not Easy Being 'Green'

Jason Haraldsen | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green
Jason Haraldsen

Electric cars are simply 'passing the buck' to the power stations, where you get your electricity on a daily basis.

Jobstacles - Ten Year Path To Tesla And a Job Making Electric Cars

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Joel Melero has always been into automobiles, but even he was surprised that his passion for cars led him to a career. Photo Credit: JENNY BOLARIO/...

Funny Thing Happened On Our Way to the Vatican

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 06.06.2013 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

You've seen it in pictures. You've read about it in clever, witty blogs. But you can't fully appreciate the majesty of human endeavor until you see the Colosseum through your own eyes. Avanti!

The Noisy Fight Over Quiet Electric Cars

Posted 03.25.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Electric cars are quiet. Too quiet. One of the biggest virtues of the battery vehicle is that it is vir...

Energy Department auto loan program sputters

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Ronnie GreeneThe Center for Public IntegrityA Department of Energy loan program, infused with $25 billion to spur a wave of fuel-efficient vehicl...

GM's New Vehicle Combines Cadillac With Chevy Volt

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.17.2013 | Detroit

General Motors is trying to take the Chevrolet Volt's electric technology upscale with a new Cadillac. The company on Tuesday introduced the ELR, whi...