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Decline of oil: Bloomberg suggests what it could look like

Decline of oil: Bloomberg suggests what it could look like

Predictions on the future of global energy vary greatly, but many analysts largely believe that peak demand for the oil industry is coming relatively soon. The world's largest oil companies, however, see it differently: they say their business will only continue to grow through the year 2040. Exxon...

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2017 Tesla Model 3, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla won't discuss net Model 3 reservations number; why?

One year ago today, a communications staffer (since departed) wrote that Tesla had received 373,000 reservations for its future Model 3—a number first issued in April... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
International Paper Company mill, 1973 [From EPA Documerica series]

EPA museum may axe climate-change display, add one on coal

The museum at the Environmental Protection Agency may soon be in for an overhaul to reflect the agenda of the Trump administration. It's no secret Scott Pruitt, current EPA... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 Easter eggs screen

Tesla Model 3 Easter eggs, discovered by board member Steve Jurvetson

The few dozen 2017 Tesla Model 3 owners who've already taken delivery of their electric cars will find a few surprises inside if they look closely enough. The Silicon Valley... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

What will happen to diesels for U.S. cars, light trucks by 2025? Poll results

With electric-car battery prices falling faster than predicted even five years ago, carmakers face tough and costly choices in choosing powertrains for the lineups in 2020... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf spotted during photo shoot - Image via Broom

2018 Nissan Leaf caught without camouflage in ad shoot

Its maker has begun the countdown to the early-September unveiling of the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car with a series of staged teaser photos and factoids. But with the... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Model 3 mania, Porsche fast charging, electric Buick SUV, gas-mileage rollback? Today's Car News

Today, it's mostly about the Tesla Model 3, but we also have a future electric SUV closely related to the Bolt EV, some startling and dire news for fuel-economy rules, and a... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Fiat Chrysler to electrify more vehicles as diesels fall out of favor

Among the Detroit Three automakers, General Motors has a quarter of a century of electric-car experience, from the legendary EV1 to the 238-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV. Ford... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
Porsche solar pylon

Porsche prototype 350-kw electric car fast-charging station installed

Porsche has big plans to expand the capability of the Combined Charging System (CCS) DC standard into much higher voltages to allow much faster electric-car charging. Now... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
Coal trains by Flickr user Kimon Berlin (Used under CC License)

'Fossil fuels are dead,' says CSX railroad chief: no more new trains for coal, ever

The industrial revolution that began around 1750 was powered in large part by coal, and the carbon-rich fuel had 200 good years after that. By the middle of the last century... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
Green4U Panoz Racing GT-EV race car

Green4U electric race car revealed; targets Le Mans, may spawn street-legal variant

The name Green4U is likely not well-known by many, but the company aims to change that with the introduction of an all-electric race car. The company is the latest project by... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
Gas pump

NHTSA to review gas-mileage rules: could freeze 2021 limits, even roll back (updated)

The U.S. Department of Transportation said yesterday the NHTSA is preparing to revise corporate average fuel economy requirements for model years 2022 through 2025. The... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 drive reports, reviews: raves for sporty electric car

The first, earliest production versions of the Tesla Model 3 electric car were delivered to their owners in a splashy "Handover Party" late last week. A few journalists got... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
2018 Buick Encore

All-electric Buick small SUV to be based on Bolt EV: report

The Chevrolet Bolt EV, initially intended to be adapted from the next-generation Chevy Sonic subcompact, ended up with unique underpinnings designed solely for use as a... read more July 30, 2017 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

2017 Tesla Model 3 prices, features, details, specifications from Handover Party

Thirty of the earliest Tesla Model 3 buyers took delivery of their electric cars last night in a gala event for owners, investors, and friends the company had dubbed the... read more July 29, 2017 by


 
Photovoltaic solar panel installation on house, Fremont, California   [image: Shiva Singh]

One electric car owner's experiences in adding solar panels: why, what, and how (updated)

The purchase of an electric car that plugs into the power grid to recharge its battery often gets drivers thinking about the source of their energy. We haven't seen data from... read more July 29, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime

Battery progress, diesel approvals, Toyota solid-state cells, CAFE rules, Bollinger B1: The Week in Reverse

Which new electric vehicle wowed a crowd that didn't expect it to be as cool as it turned out? What environmental regulation is the NHTSA seemingly getting ready to roll back... read more July 29, 2017 by


 
Bollinger B1

Electric car vs horse, Bollinger B1 utility truck, science sidelined, EPA diesel approvals: Today's Car News

Today, a pair of diesel approvals from the EPA, all the details on the startling and very cool Bollinger B1 all-electric utility truck, grim news about climate scientists... read more July 28, 2017 by


 
Model of Cadillac Escalade horse carriage by artist Jeremy Dean for his work, "Back to the Futurama"

Will electric cars take over as quickly as cars displaced horses from 1900 to 1925?

So here's a question for you: when was the last time you traveled by horse to ... well, to anywhere other than the stable you started from? In 1900, horses were the de facto... read more July 28, 2017 by


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

Regulators give OK for 2017 diesel Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 sales

Federal regulators gave final approval to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to resume sales of diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 models in the U.S., the company... read more July 28, 2017 by


 
The White House, Washington, D.C.  [Creative Commons license by dcjohn]

U.S. government climate scientists restricted, sidelined, limited

Months into Donald Trump's presidency, it is clear the administration has worked diligently to downplay the role of science in setting policy on energy. Some moves to... read more July 28, 2017 by


 
 

 
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