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US governors release own plans to cut carbon at climate-change summit

US governors release own plans to cut carbon at climate-change summit

While President Trump has announced the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, the United States cannot formally exit the agreement until November 5, 2020. Despite the administration's stance and its many efforts to end U.S. action to reduce carbon emissions, numerous U.S. governors... read more

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AeroVironment DC fast charger, part of West Coast Electric Highway  -  Centralia, WA

Energy Dept to award $15 million for very fast electric-car charging

The United States Department of Energy has announced a new funding initiative to accelerate the development of what it calls "Extreme Fast Charging" (XFC) systems. In total... read more October 30, 2017 by


 
2018 Mini Cooper S E Countryman All4 plug-in hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, July 2017

Oklahoma Supreme Court rules state's electric-car tax unconstitutional

When the Oklahoma Legislature passed a bill earlier this year that imposed new fees on owners of hybrid and electric cars only, it was swiftly sued by the Sierra Club. Now... read more October 26, 2017 by


 
ebee streelight charging station

Arizona joins 7 Western states in deal to expand electric-car charging networks (update)

The Western United States will soon see an electric-car charging network that covers 5,000 miles of roadways. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced on October 4 that... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
UAW Logo

UAW wakes up to job threat posed by electric cars, as German unions have already

With an evolving shift to electrified and plug-in electric cars, the changes that will bring to the auto industry are far from limited to the powertrains. The entire... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e

2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid revealed, on sale in US next year

Following the debut of the smaller Land Rover Range Rover Sport P400e plug-in hybrid, the luxury SUV maker revealed its larger sibling: the 2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt  [photo from 2014]

Head of EPA ignores environmental groups, meets only with corporations

Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has had a very busy schedule since being confirmed to lead the agency set up to protect America's air, water, and... read more October 6, 2017 by


 
FlexFuel badge on E85-capable 2009 Chevrolet HHR

EPA to study cutting amount of ethanol in U.S. gasoline

Since 2007, the Renewable Fuel Standard has required increasing levels of ethanol in gasoline blends sold in the U.S. Most fuel stations across the United States no longer... read more October 5, 2017 by


 
2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport P400e

2019 Range Rover Sport P400e plug-in hybrid on sale in US in summer 2018: technical details

Six years after Land Rover confirmed it would introduce a Range Rover plug-in hybrid, the luxury-SUV brand has now provided an official on-sale date. A 2019 Land Rover Range... read more October 5, 2017 by


 
Cummins Urban Hauler Tractor concept

Electric trucks to grow fast from now through 2030: report

In the coming years, the world's auto industry will continue to shift its product mix to electric and electrified vehicles to meet growing concerns over carbon emissions and... read more October 4, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

Want to buy a used, updated Volkswagen TDI diesel car? Your VW dealer will get first dibs

Updated Volkswagen diesel vehicles with new engine software will soon be back on the market, but those looking to buy one will have to wait for their local dealership... read more September 10, 2017 by


 
Tesla charging port in the United Kingdom

How Teslas charge in US and UK: similarities and differences

It's well-known that electrical outlets in the United States and elsewhere vary, but it also makes for somewhat different charging experiences with the Tesla Model S. In... read more August 28, 2017 by


 
BYD e6 electric taxi in service in Shenzhen, China

Which country or region will make the most electric cars in 2025? Poll results

Plug-in electric cars are going to be a bigger part of the vehicle mix in future than they have been to date. That much is abundantly clear. Electric cars are one of four... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
Map of the U.S.A.

Top 10 Cities For Commuting By Electric Car

We've taken a look recently at the five EVs we're most looking forward to driving, and another look at the five EVs you should do your best to see at the upcoming 2010 Los... read more November 5, 2010 by 4


 
Offshore Oil Rig

Is The International Energy Agency Lying About Oil Reserves?

According to a report in The Guardian, a whistle-blower at the International Energy Agency (IEA) claims that it is purposefully publishing misleading figures about the... read more November 11, 2009 by 7


 
MINI E

Infrastructure Hurdles Hinder Mini E Trial

Being a pioneer isn't easy. Just ask BMW North America CEO, Jim O'Donnell. As the German automaker continues to test 450 electric Minis (aptly called Mini Es) in New York... read more September 21, 2009 by 4


 

 
 

 
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