Electric vehicles

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Elon Musk hands over first 30 Tesla Model 3s, but warns of 'manufacturing hell' ahead

Published: 
Mon, 07/31/2017 - 9:53am

Lights go dim. A rocket-launch-style countdown begins. Upbeat music pounds out some bass-heavy drama. 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, lift off.

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Proterra Opens Los Angeles Electric Bus Plant Targeting West Coast Transit Sales

Published: 
Thu, 07/27/2017 - 9:24am

President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement in June drew international condemnation, but has had no impact on California’s push for dramatic cuts in carbon exhaust.

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State regulators approve $200 million VW clean-car investment

Published: 
Fri, 07/28/2017 - 11:52am

The California Air Resources Board approved the first phase of Volkswagen’s plan to invest $800 million to support zero-emission vehicle use in the state over 10 years.

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See the Real Cost of Your Gas Guzzler

Published: 
Wed, 10/05/2016 (All day)

Check the sticker price on an electric car or a plug-in hybrid on the market today, and you’re likely to find a bumped-up charge for zero- or low-emission models compared with internal combustion 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?