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California Paves the Road for Federal Adoption of Zero-Emission Vehicle Standards

U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) proposed legislation that would put the whole county on a coordinated path toward 100% zero emission vehicles. On November 28, 2018, the pair…

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Trump Admin Advances Reckless Seismic Airgun Surveys in the Atlantic

Today, the Trump Administration approved harming whales and dolphins as part of the administration’s reckless, out-of-touch “drill-everywhere" plan, which seeks to do the bidding of Big Oil at the expense of coastal residents, economies, and wildlife. Seismic airgun blasting…

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Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Nov 2

Electric Vehicles US Electric Car Range Will Average 275 Miles By 2022, 400 Miles By 2028 — New Research (Part 1). Based on battery price decreases and historical range increases, this author…

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The Electric Car that Climbed Mt. Washington

To celebrate National Drive Electric week, September 8 – 16, 2018, I decided to experiment with driving my electric vehicle (EV) from Marshall, NC to Mt Washington, NH.  Although a veteran to…

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Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Oct 26

Electric Vehicles Ohio based electric vehicle manufacturer Workhorse is delivering on delivery vans! New 100-mile Electric Van Matches Diesel Vans On Price, Workhorse Says. Workhorse CEO Stephen S. Burns said that the…

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Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Oct 19

"The U.S. Has 1 Million Electric Vehicles, but Does It Matter?" The article includes a summary of the current dire need for EVs as a solution to decarbonizing our transportation sector, the global market…

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Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Oct 5

Electric Vehicles Volkswagen appears to have concrete plans to back-up their announcement last week of 10 million EVs. They laid out details of the Modular Electric Toolkit/MEB platform, which will be the…

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Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Sept 28

Electric Vehicles Groupe PSA, a French automaker, says it will offer 15 electrified versions of all of its new cars designed as of 2019 and may offer them in the U.S. Electric…

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Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Sept 21

Electric Vehicles It appears that Korean auto manufacturers have a winning combination with their EV lineup. The article Look Out, Jaguar, Mercedes, Audi, & BMW — Kia Niro SUV Has Better Efficiency…

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VW Settlement Update

In July 2016, Volkswagen (VW) agreed to a multiple-part settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency as a result of the illegal installation of ‘defeat devices’ on their diesel engines in violation of…