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California Urged To Stay The Course On Electric Cars, Help Owners Charge Cheaper

California Urged To Stay The Course On Electric Cars, Help Owners Charge Cheaper

Gas prices are falling: Michigan has signs advertising regular at $1.99 per gallon. It's now below $3 a gallon even in California, which continues to be the focal point for electric-car adoption. Now an electric utility CEO has joined with an environmental advocate to urge that Californians stay... read more

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Terry Hershner competing in 2014 Vetter Challenge for motorcycle with lowest energy cost

Pushing Limits Of Electric Motorcycles: Terry Hershner Wins Vetter Challenge

If you follow electric motorcycles, you'll likely have heard of the legendary Terry Hershner. Terry likes to ride. Scratch that: Terry loves to ride. He also loves pushing... read more September 5, 2014 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell at hydrogen fueling station, Fountain Valley, CA

Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars: $50 For 300 Miles--Or Free To Fill Up?

Electric cars are far cheaper to run than gasoline cars on a per-mile basis--and depending on the assumptions, they can be cheaper over their entire life too. And gasoline... read more August 13, 2014 by 


 
2013 Nissan Leaf

Where Do U.S. Electric Cars Save Money The Quickest?

Saving money on the energy used for every mile traveled is one of the most attractive aspects of electric cars. Yet varying incentives and other factors mean the savings can... read more April 16, 2014 by 


 
Gas pump

Will Your Local Gas Prices Rise or Fall? Fuelcaster Knows (It Says)

There's a new app out that claims to let users predict the future ... of gas prices. Fuelcaster is a free online app from Esurance that estimates whether prices will rise or... read more February 26, 2014 by 


 
Gas pump

Five MORE Big Myths About Green Cars And Gas Mileage, Debunked

Yep, Big Oil is definitely scheming and plotting to destroy the electric car. Everyone knows that. Right? [sigh] Time for more mythbusting, it seems. The surprising success... read more January 31, 2014 by 


 
Automatic Link device connects to cars' OBD-II ports to gather data for an iPhone app

What Can I Save Driving An Electric Car? Apps Can Help, Soon

Last month, Apple Stores in the United States began stocking the Automatic Link. And it might just point the way toward how to convince more car buyers that a plug-in... read more November 27, 2013 by 


 
Gas gauge

Five Things To Know About Gas Mileage That Will Save You Money

Gas mileage has gotten far more important in new-car choices over the last 10 years, and that's not likely to change. But not everyone really understands automobile... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
The U.S. Department of Energy's 'eGallon' calculator

Energy Department Launches 'eGallon' To Explain Electric-Car Cost, Efficiency

It isn't easy to compare gasoline and electric vehicles. Sure, you can look at EPA stickers, sit in them and appreciate the way they drive, but comparing like-for-like on an... read more June 12, 2013 by  12


 
Gasoline prices in California, August 2012 [photo: Brenda Priddy]

Will Refinery Fire Cause Gas Prices To Soar In California?

A fire yesterday evening in a refinery critical to providing special California gasoline blends may boost gas prices in the state substantially. The blaze, first observed... read more August 7, 2012 by  6


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model

Payback On Plug-Ins: Finance Commentator Misses The Point

We love data, and articles that analyze data. We love them a little less when their opening lines sneer at sites like this one by calling them the "sunshine, lollipops and... read more April 19, 2012 by  18


 
Ford fuel cost and emissions calculator and comparison tool, for fleet use - output screen

Ford Offers Fleet Buyers Tool To Compare Total Emissions & Costs

Fleet managers are very, very rational people. Unlike many retail car buyers, they analyze vehicles without a shred of emotion, basing their decisions on lifetime ownership... read more March 14, 2012 by  1


 
Gas pump

Gas Prices Rising, But Not For The Reasons You May Think

Over the past week or so, we’ve seen the average price of gasoline hit $3.60 per gallon of regular, with some areas of the country -- like California -- reaching a... read more February 24, 2012 by  4


 
Gas Car Vs Solar Powered Electric Car Costs: 50 Years

Drive a Solar-Charged Electric Car, Save $263,000 On Fuel Over 50 Years?

Critics of plug-in cars like the 2012 Nissan Leaf and 2012 Mitsubishi i often say their high sticker prices are just too expensive to make a sound economic case for making... read more February 9, 2012 by  20


 
Gas pump

How Much Did The Average American Household Spend On Gas This Year?

Filling your tank in the average car these days often runs north of $50, and for full-size pickup trucks, it can be a multiple of that number. But how much do you spend on... read more December 21, 2011 by  3


 
Alaska

$9 A Gallon Too Much For Gas This Winter? Avoid Nome, Alaska

The rising cost of gas is one of life's inevitabilities, though how quickly the price rises depends on where you live. If you live in Nome, Alaska, then you're in for an... read more December 5, 2011 by  3


 
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