Electric cars

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California's goal: an electricity grid moving only clean energy

Published: 
Fri, 09/01/2017 - 3:40pm

California lawmakers are considering a future without the use of fossil fuels to generate electricity, a step that would boost the renewable energy industry and expand the scope of the state’s battle against global warming.

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Should California spend $3 billion to help people buy electric cars?

Published: 
Mon, 08/28/2017 - 6:22pm

Over seven years, the state of California has spent $449 million on consumer rebates to boost sales of zero-emission vehicles.

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California Pulls the Plug on Electric Car Subsidies for the Rich

Published: 
Wed, 08/26/2015 (All day)

For the past five years, Californians have been eligible for thousands of dollars in state rebates when purchasing an electric car.

Not anymore, at least for the wealthy.

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A Clean-Car Boom

Published: 
Tue, 08/13/2013 - 9:10am
Category: 
Transportation

In a welcome development for the planet, the cars on American streets are becoming much more climate-friendly much sooner than many had expected.

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An EV in Every Garage

Published: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 12:24pm
Category: 
Transportation

Four years ago, the number of electric vehicles on California roads was pretty close to zero.  At the end of this year, it will be about 50,000.