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Norway's Goal: All New Cars Will Be Emission-Free By 2025 To Cut Carbon

Norway's Goal: All New Cars Will Be Emission-Free By 2025 To Cut Carbon

With yesterday's release of final EPA rules for reducing carbon emissions from power plants, the stage is set for a major battle over how--and even whether--any carbon emissions in the U.S. may be limited. Meanwhile, there's Norway. As Ola Elvestuen, a member of Parliament there as well as Chair of...

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Electric power plant outside Ithaca, New York

EPA Issues Final Clean Power Plan Rules; Now The Fight Begins

After much discussion, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its first-ever standards for carbon emissions from power plants. Under the newly-finalized... read more 21 hours ago by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt

2016 Chevy Volt EPA Ratings: 53-Mile Electric Range, 42 MPG On Gas

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid has been rated by the EPA at 53 miles of electric range, a nice boost on Chevy's earlier promise of "at least 50 miles." The EPA also... read more August 3, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

UPDATE: Plug-In Electric Car Sales In July: Leaf Plummets, Volt Holds

While May was a good month for sales of plug-in electric cars, the numbers sagged in June--and they appear to be doing the same for July. Last month's sales data is now... read more August 3, 2015 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-In Electric Car Sales, Big Hydrogen Fueling Station, Nissan Leaf SUV: Today's Car News

Today, we have plug-in electric car sales results for July, plans to build the world's largest hydrogen fueling station in San Francisco, and a report that a Nissan Leaf... read more August 3, 2015 by 


 
2016 Victory Empulse TT

2016 Victory Empulse: Electric Motorcycle Returns With New Name (Video)

Fresh off a strong showing at the Isle of Man TT electric motorcycle race, Victory Motorcycles has announced the 2016 Victory Empulse TT. This is the first foray into... read more August 3, 2015 by 


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV concept, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Car Buyers Unprepared For Coming Wave Of Plug-In Hybrids, Electric Cars

Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) rules require carmakers to achieve a U.S. fleet average of 54.5 mpg by 2025--meaning about 40 mpg on the window sticker. That has... read more August 3, 2015 by 


 
Golden Gate Bridge, connecting San Francisco and Marin County, California

World's Biggest Hydrogen Station Planned For San Francisco: Cars, Ferries To Fuel There

San Francisco may soon get its own high-speed hydrogen fuel-cell ferry boat as part of a demonstration project backed by public and private interests. But that boat will need... read more August 3, 2015 by 


 
Nissan Leaf 'Advanced R&D Electric Vehicle' shown at company annual meeting, Yokohama, Jun 2015

Next Nissan Leaf Could Become Family Of Electric Cars: Report

The first Toyota Prius came to market in the U.S. in 2000, but it wasn't until 2012 that the single hybrid model expanded into a family of four different cars. Now it appears... read more August 3, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Armored Plug-In Hybrid, Mazda Miata, Tesla Battery Life: The Week In Reverse (Video)

What's our new champion for the greenest sports car you can likely afford? And, who's built a plug-in hybrid with armor plating--and why? This is our video look back at the... read more August 2, 2015 by 


 
Solar-powered electric 1966 Volkswagen bus owned by Daniel Theoblad

Classic 1966 VW Bus With Green Drivetrain: Solar-Powered Electric Motor

Solar-powered cars are typically custom-built affairs that prioritize function over form. Their shapes are usually dictated by aerodynamics and the placement of solar panels... read more August 1, 2015 by 


 
Clean Energy Fuels natural gas refueling station Long Beach, California.

BMW Electric SUV, Natural-Gas Taxes, Portland's Electric Avenue: Today's Car News

Today, BMW mulls an all-electric SUV, Congress passes fairer tax rules for natural gas, and Portland's Electric Avenue electric-car charging area moves and expands. All this... read more July 31, 2015 by 


 
2015 BMW i3 REx  -  Driven, Portland OR, April 2015

BMW Mulls Large All-Electric SUV To Counter Tesla Model X: Report

Battery-electric vehicles with ranges of 150 to 200 miles and prices under $50,000 are now on the horizon from Chevrolet, Nissan, and Tesla, but details of BMW's entry into... read more July 31, 2015 by 


 
Sectran Security armored truck

Armored Natural-Gas Plug-In Hybrid Truck To Hit The Roads

Have you ever thought about the carbon footprint of your money? Everything we use has to be transported from place to place, including the cash in our wallets. And the big... read more July 31, 2015 by 


 
Ubitricity electric-car charging cord

Ubitricity: German Charging Cord For Wall Sockets Includes Billing

As the number of electric cars on world roads grows, how drivers pay for electricity from public charging stations may become more of an issue. While many U.S. public... read more July 31, 2015 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV  -  Driven, July 2014 (NWAPA Drive Revolution)

Quiet-Car Noise Rules For Hybrid, Electric Cars To Be Finalized This Fall

Hybrids and electric cars don't produce much powertrain noise running in electric-only mode. The smooth, near-silent ride is a perk for drivers and passengers, but some... read more July 31, 2015 by 


 
 

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