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Which Members Of Congress Drive Plug-In Electric Vehicles?

Which Members Of Congress Drive Plug-In Electric Vehicles?

Last week, President Barack Obama signed into law a bill that would allow the installation of electric-car charging stations in U.S. Capitol parking garages. That got us to wondering, how many U.S. Senators and Representatives actually drive plug-in cars? With the help of Juan Barnett, aka... read more

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U.S. Senate Votes To End Ethanol Subsidies; They'll Continue Anyhow

The once-unthinkable actually happened last Thursday: The U.S. Senate voted 73-27 to abolish a 45-cents-per-gallon subsidy to the U.S. ethanol industry. Immediately. Because... read more June 20, 2011 by  2


 
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Ethanol Wars: Farm Senators Want More E85 Flex-Fuel Cars By 2016

Let's be real: How many of you out there have ever driven a single mile on E85 ethanol fuel? Very, very, very few of you, most likely. The fuel composed of 85 percent ethanol... read more April 8, 2011 by  9


 
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Senator Stabenow: $7,500 Electric-Car Credit Should Be Rebate

It's long been known that purchase rebates--buy a car, get a check--are a more effective incentive for purchase of any kind of car than an income-tax credit, which may take a... read more February 8, 2011 by  2


 
Toyota Prius at US Capitol, by Flickr user Izik

Senate Energy Bill: $$$ for Natural-Gas Vehicles, EVs Get Less

If there's even a chance for the U.S. Congress to pass an energy bill this year, it's going to be a long and tortuous slog. But the first cut at legislation, introduced... read more July 28, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show

Senate Panel Approves $3.6 Billion Funding For EV Infrastructure

The electric vehicle revolution took a major step towards becoming a reality with the Senate Energy Committee approving today a new $3.6 billion bill to support the... read more July 21, 2010 by  4


 
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The Next 10 Years for EVs: Leaders, Policymakers Optimistic

Three U.S. senators joined a "who's who" of electric vehicle industry leaders on Capitol Hill yesterday to discuss the theme, "Electric Drive Turning Points: Changing a... read more April 23, 2010 by  0


 
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Top Clunker Buys Compared: Toyota Corolla vs Ford Focus vs Honda Civic

Thinking about trading in your clunker for a nice, new, fuel-efficient car? Take a breath; the first-week success of the Car Allowance Rebate Systems (CARS) program, better... read more August 7, 2009 by  1


 
1985 Buick Century, Gross Polluter, by Flickr user head36

UPDATE: Senate, House Agree On Cash-For-Clunkers Terms

Late Tuesday night, we reported that the House had passed a bill by Rep. Betty Sutton (D-OH) to institute a "Cash for Clunkers" tax credit scheme. Now the Detroit News and... read more June 12, 2009 by  0


 
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