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Innovation Earth: This Technology Could Make Red Lights Obsolete And Boost MPG By 30 Percent

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Every weekday, I take a six-mile drive through Mid-City Los Angeles to pick up my daughter from preschool. There are no fewer than 20 stoplights along...

Plug-In 2011: Rising Tide for Electric Cars

Michael Carmichael | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green
Michael Carmichael

Even in the midst of the worst recession since the 1930s, the trend to electric cars and plug-in hybrid is growing stronger. While the market is not yet flooded with plug-in electric cars, manufacturers are accelerating their design, development and production.

Dept. of Defense Planning Large-Scale Integration of Electric Vehicles

Dawn Teo | Posted 08.23.2011 | Green
Dawn Teo

The Department of Defense is at the genesis of large-scale integration of plug-in electric vehicles into its non-tactical ground fleet as part of efforts toward expanding usage of alternative fuel vehicles.

Future Cars, Now: The Next Steps To Fight Global Warming

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

Getting the next generation of cars right isn't just good for the planet. It's good for American jobs. It's good for the economy. It's even good for the carmakers.

California Dreaming: Driving on Sunshine

Kevin George | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin George

Bottom line, if your enthusiastic about EVs, this may be your time to plug-in and get involved. Find out for yourself why there's electricity in the air around EVs.

Houston and Indy Are Setting Up Plug-In Hybrid Infrastructure!

planetgreen.discovery.com | Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Project Get Ready is a new initiative seeking to help the nation (and Canada!) make the shift away from fossil fuels. Under the project, coalitions in...

GM Pinning Its Hopes On Plug-In Hybrid

New York Times | MICHELINE MAYNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Chevrolet Volt, a plug-in hybrid, will not arrive in showrooms until late 2010. But it is already straining under the weight of an entire company....

Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle Credits Sweeten Bailout Bill

Treehugger | Michael Graham Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The original "bailout plan" by Treasury Secretary Paulson was 3 pages long. The Senate version that was passed last night (H.R. 1424) is now 451 page...

Everything You Need to Know About the New Chevy Volt

Maura Judkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maura Judkis

GM just lit up the Internet with opinions from car lovers and tree-huggers everywhere. Here's a quick guide to everything you need to know about the car of the not-so-distant future.

McCain, Obama Race To Promise More Plug-In Cars, Clean Driving

Popular Mechanics | Chris Ladd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the fight for the White House turned into an all-out energy policy battle this summer, both Senators John McCain and Barack Obama have thrown their...

Biodiesel? Veggie Diesel? Frequently Asked Questions

Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

What is biodiesel, anyway? Biodiesel, the common name for fatty acid alkyl esters, is a biological-based fuel that can substitute petroleum fuels in d...

Electric Cars: Where Will The Infrastructure Come From?

GreenBiz | Joel Makower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This week's announcement by General Motors that it has joined with more than 30 utility companies across the U.S. to work on issues related to electri...

Volkswagen's Plug-In Hybrid Due In 2010, Too

ClimateProgress | Earl Killian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The German government announced it will be helping to fund VW's plug-in hybrid development program with 15 million euros. VM aims for a 2010 vehicle w...