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California Approves Aggressive New Plans To Combat Climate Change

California Approves Aggressive New Plans To Combat Climate Change

California continues to lead the way in all things green, now with new legislation that calls for dramatic cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions over the next few decades. Bills passed by the state Senate seek to formalize energy-efficiency goals set by Governor Jerry Brown in his inaugural address...

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2015 Mazda CX-5 GT

2016 Mazda CX-5, 2016 Chevy Cruze Tease, MN Renewable Energy: Today's Car News

Today, read our gas mileage review of the 2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring, see the first teaser image of the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze, and check out the Minnesota coop that's... read more June 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD, Catskill Mountains, New York, May 2015

2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring: Gas Mileage Review Of Small SUV

The Mazda CX-5 has always been one of our favorite compact crossover utility vehicles, not only for its fuel efficiency but also for its capacious functionality and... read more June 4, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S on display outside Great River Energy headquarters, courtesy of Minnesota PEV Owners

Minnesota Energy Coop Offers Renewable Power To Electric-Car Owners, At No Extra Cost

Many electric-car owners start to think more seriously about the source of their electricity when they plug their cars in to recharge. And at least in California, data show... read more June 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car, Newport Beach, CA, Nov 2014

Second Toyota Mirai Video: Hydrogen Is Like First Oil Well

The town of Titusville, Pennsylvania, considers itself the birthplace of the oil industry. After locals struck crude near the appropriately-named Oil Creek, what is now... read more June 4, 2015 by 


 
Electric-car charging station installation on Ask This Old House

Installing An Electric-Car Charging Station: This Old House Shows You How

For most owners of battery-electric cars, some form of home charging is a must. Having a charging station at home ensures there will always be a readily available place to... read more June 4, 2015 by 


 
Teaser for 2016 Chevrolet Cruze

2016 Chevrolet Cruze Teased Ahead Of June 24 Debut: UPDATE

The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan will be unveiled just over three weeks from today--although we've already seen it, more or less. A version of the next-generation Cruze... read more June 4, 2015 by 


 
2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2015: Tesla Supreme For Six Months?

Last month, we assumed that Nissan would edge Tesla during April in Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales. Wow, were we wrong! Fully 167 Tesla Model S electric luxury... read more June 4, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In May: Leaf, Volt, Others Surge: FINAL UPDATE

As spring arrives, sales of plug-in electric cars have traditionally risen from their winter levels. During the months of May through August, monthly sales are usually among... read more June 3, 2015 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV  -  First Drive, Portland, July 2013

Tesla Model S Three Years Later, Chevy Spark EV Sales Surge, Beijing Privileges Electric Cars: Today's Car News

Today, we see how far Tesla Motors has come since the Model S electric car's launch, examine why sales of the Chevrolet Spark EV are on the rise, and check out the latest... read more June 3, 2015 by 


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

Chevy Spark EV Electric Car Sales Suddenly Surged; Here's Why

It was one of the major electric-car news stories last month: Sales of the Chevrolet Spark EV electric minicar soared to 920 in April. The electric Spark had consistently... read more June 3, 2015 by 


 
1,000th body for 2012 Tesla Model S on display at Tesla Motors factory, Fremont, CA, Oct 28, 2012

Tesla Model S, Three Years Later: What Electric Car Taught Us

Three years ago today, the very first production Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan was delivered to its buyer. That would be Silicon Valley venture capitalist Steve... read more June 3, 2015 by 


 
Beijing smog

China's Air Pollution Is Bad, But India's Is Far, Far Worse

Discuss countries with the worst air pollution, and China typically rises to the top of the list like smoke from a chimney. Maybe it's the high-profile coverage of Beijing's... read more June 3, 2015 by 


 
Traffic in China

Beijing Adds Another Electric-Car Incentive: Rush-Hour Access To Any Road

To get more of its residents to switch to electric cars, the Chinese capital of Beijing has not only offered incentives, but also privileges. When the city severely... read more June 3, 2015 by 


 
Rescuing a feral kitten from the motor compartment of a Tesla Model S electric car  [John Griswell]

Kitten Rescued From Tesla Model S Electric Car Motor: Video

Tesla Motors and its Model S electric cars get a lot of attention, especially on the Internet. And kittens? Well, cute-cat pictures are a staple of modern connectivity... read more June 2, 2015 by 


 
2015 BMW i3

Plug-In Electric Car Sales, 2015 BMW 740Ld Diesel Review, Ultracapacitors For Cars: Today's Car News

Today, we look at plug-in electric car sales for May, drive the 2015 BMW 740Ld xDrive diesel sedan, and consider the future of ultracapacitors in cars. All this and more on... read more June 2, 2015 by 


 
 

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