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Clean energy provides far more U.S. jobs than fossil fuels: analysis

Clean energy provides far more U.S. jobs than fossil fuels: analysis

Yesterday, U.S. president Donald J. Trump signed an executive order to begin the process of rolling back pretty much every vestige of U.S. efforts to address climate change. In both his campaigning and since his inauguration, Trump has claimed that his government and its actions focus on creating... read more

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Gas pump

Carmakers ask Trump to review EPA rules, use discredited job projection

Just days after the presidential election, an automaker lobbying group wrote Donald Trump asking him to change or delay an EPA decision that kept planned exhaust-emission... read more February 13, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen plant

Electric cars lead to carmaker job cuts: new flashpoint?

It takes people to make cars: to lift and install parts, check quality, test-drive them after assembly, and so forth. Automation has eliminated many of the jobs performed by... read more December 23, 2016 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla jobs at Fremont could exceed those in GM-Toyota days with Model 3

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said he wants his company to be building 500,000 electric cars a year by 2018. That's an ambitious goal, but at least one necessary piece of the... read more December 12, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Electric cars will require 10,000-plus job cuts at VW, says HR chief

As it works to pull itself out of the quagmire of the ongoing diesel-emissions scandal, VW Group has ambitious plans to add more electric cars to its lineup. Right now, the... read more November 1, 2016 by


 
Production version of VW’s CrossBlue concept to be built in Chattanooga

EPA could hurt U.S. jobs with diesel scandal fines, VW labor chief warns

The ongoing Volkswagen diesel cheating scandal was newly roiled by this week's news that the company's U.S. CEO Michael Horn was leaving the company, effective immediately... read more March 11, 2016 by


 
Tesla battery gigafactory site, Reno, Nevada, Feb 25, 2015  [photo: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Bob Tregilus]

Tesla Gigafactory Jobs, Investments Fell Short Of Projections Last Year

Tesla's decision to build its massive lithium-ion battery-cell "Gigafactory" at a site near Reno, Nevada, was made in part because of generous incentives offered by the state... read more February 5, 2016 by


 
Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Tesla Motors Has More Than 1,600 Jobs Open, Many For Engineers

As it works to increase sales volumes, Tesla has some ambitious plans for the next few years. The carmaker has several large projects in the works, including its Nevada... read more December 10, 2015 by


 
2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla Recruits U.S. Military Veterans To Build Electric Cars In California

The environmental benefits of electric cars are obvious, but cutting emissions is far from the only way carmakers can play a positive role in society. Many U.S. military... read more July 12, 2014 by


 
2014 Ford Fiesta: EcoBoost (European version)

Ford EcoBoost: Turbo Gasoline Engines The Near Green Future?

The main benefits of Ford's Ecoboost line of engines may be fuel efficiency and performance, but their popularity is resulting in another positive outcome. Ford has sold more... read more February 21, 2013 by 2


 
First 2011 Chevrolet Volt built on production tooling at Detroit Hamtramck plant, March 31, 2010

Electric Cars Represent U.S. Jobs, Says Michigan Governor Granholm

Want to support American jobs? Then support electric cars. That's the message from former Michigan governor, Jennifer M. Granholm. Granholm was governor of the state when... read more November 29, 2012 by 6


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt during IIHS crash testing

House Bill Demands Safety, Jobs Analysis Of Gas-Mileage Rules

Politics is at best a messy and adversarial process. Add in a presidential election and the currently polarized political mood, and anything at all done by government is... read more September 24, 2012 by 6


 
Eaton technologies test day, Marshall, Michigan, Sept 2010

Job Training For Returning Vets: Installing Electric-Car Chargers

Industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation, whose automotive business makes superchargers and many other parts, also supplies electric-car charging stations. Under a recent... read more June 13, 2012 by 4


 
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Concept

BMW Hiring 2,600 Workers By 2012 For Hybrid And Electric Cars

First General Motors said it would add 1,000 workers purely to work on electric cars. Now it's BMW's turn. In a strong indicator of its commitment to developing hybrid and... read more December 10, 2010 by 0


 
First 2011 Chevrolet Volt built on production tooling at Detroit Hamtramck plant, March 31, 2010

GM Doubles Down on Electric Cars, Will Hire 1,000 Engineers For Them

It doesn't really matter whether GM sells the first Chevrolet Volt electric cars at a loss or not. The company announced yesterday that it plans to hire 1,000 new engineers... read more December 3, 2010 by 5


 
Help Wanted, by Flickr user Egan Snow

Want To Be An Editorial Intern at High Gear Media? Talk To Us!

High Gear Media, the parent company of AllAboutPrius.com and more than three dozen other automotive websites, is now looking for editorial interns. They'll do a mix of... read more September 11, 2009 by 1


 

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