Electric vehicles

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Skip the Car Charger: Roads With a Jolt of Electricity Are Coming to the U.K.

Published: 
Tue, 08/18/2015 (All day)

Sure, ditching a gas guzzler in favor of an ultra-low-emission, electricity-powered vehicle is better for the environment. But what happens if you’re on a road trip, your electric car’s battery runs out of juice, and—horror—there’s no outlet around to plug in for a recharge?

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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.

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Santa Monica Bets on Electric Cars, but Consumers Are Slow to Switch

Published: 
Sat, 09/21/2013 - 8:42pm
Category: 
Transportation

It would seem to be a good time to own an electric car in Santa Monica.

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Plug is pulled on electric car booster's meeting with Obama

Published: 
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 4:47pm
Category: 
Transportation

Paul Scott, who sits on the advisory board for Sustainable Works, got an invitation to a DNC fundraiser in Santa Monica and hoped to tell the president about the merits of electric cars. But the invitation was rescinded and his large donation returned.