Electric cars

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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.  

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A Recharging Industry Rises

Published: 
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 9:39pm
Category: 
Energy

Tens of thousands of new electric cars are zipping into traffic this year, and with them come a trunkful of strategies about how to recharge them.