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Friday Jul 11 | Autoblog

Official: There are now more than 500,000 EVs on the planet

In the three years since automakers started selling mass-produced plug-ins such as the Nissan Leaf battery-electric and Chevrolet Volt extended-range plug-in, global customers have acquired a half-million plug-ins, according to a UC Davis report .

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Hatchback, Electric Vehicle, Hybrid, Chevrolet, UC Davis, Tesla Model S, Sedan, BMW, BMW i3, Ford Fusion, Ford

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Autoblog

Opinion: Why Elon Musk is right about batteries being the future of automobiles

Recently, I visited the China International Battery Fair in Shenzhen. This is perhaps the largest battery show in the world, with over 980 exhibitors covering three-quarter of a million square feet.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Robots, Science / Technology, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Opinion

GreenCarReports

2014 Cadillac ELR: $75K Electric Coupe Gets Five-Figure Discounts, Already

Ask anyone interested in the Cadillac ELR to name their biggest bone of contention and they'll say one thing: The price.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac, Cadillac ELR, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Your car in a power outage

By the best of my estimation, I began writing this about five hours into a power outage at our cottage north of Winnipeg.

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Related Topix: Nissan, Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet

AutoSpies

Up To The Task? Confessions Of A Tesla And Volt Owner About The New BMW i3

I can't imagine anyone seriously cross-shopping the i3 and the Model S once the differences between the two cars become apparent.

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Related Topix: BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet, Autos

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Autoblog

Recharge Wrap-up: Batty battery covers, Mercedes at Silvretta, new Hyundai Sonata Hybrid delayed

Apparently, Chevrolet Volt battery covers make suitable homes for bats. As part of an Eagle Scout project, Matthew Netherland created 30 bat houses out of scrapped Volt battery covers donated by Chevy .

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Related Topix: Hyundai Sonata, Hybrid, Hyundai, Sedan, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Saturn, Milford, MI, Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive, Mercedes-Benz B-Class, Mercedes-Benz

Christian Science Monitor

Tesla Motors Model S receives highest score for high quality

A man looks at Tesla Motors' Model S P85 at its showroom in Beijing in Jan. 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

TheStreet.com

Evaluating Toyota's Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Gamble

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Auto Dealers, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Business News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Eagle Scout Builds Bat-Boxes for Consumers Energy

Consumer Energy's hydro properties will have more houses for bats thanks to a Boy Scout and electric car parts from General Motors.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Motley Fool

Which Automakers Are Actually Serious About the Business of Making EVs?

Every automaker with the intention of selling vehicles in the United States has an electric vehicle program of some kind in the works.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Tesla Model X, SUV, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Prius Plug-in, Toyota, Toyota RAV4 EV

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

7 Electric Vehicles Making Huge Sales Gains in 2014

There is no question the popularity of electric vehicles is spiking in 2014. Through the first six months of the year, sales of plug-in EVs are up 48 percent in the United States, according to automaker sales stats compiled by AutoBlogGreen .

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Nissan sees strong June sales for electric car

Angie Vorhies plugs in the charging cord to her Nissan Leaf electric vehicle at a mall Nov. 13, 2013, in San Diego.

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Hatchback, Electric Vehicle, Hybrid, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Spark EV, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Ford Fusion Energi, Ford, SUV, Toyota RAV4 EV, Toyota

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Free Republic

Ed Lee Parks in the Bus Stop: A Tradition of Bad Mayoral Parking

For all too many San Franciscans, operating an environmentally conscious vehicle is treated in a manner akin to a Papal indulgence, offsetting your otherwise noxious behavior.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Autoblog

By The Numbers: June 2014: The looks-can-be-deceiving edition

To paraphrase the classic villain line from the old Scooby Doo episodes, it would've been a good June if it wasn't for those meddling Volkswagen diesel and Chevy Malibu sales.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Jetta, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet, Tesla Model S, Auto Dealers, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Toyota Camry, Toyota

Car and Driver

The Best 30 New Cars Under $30K: Comparisons, Tests, and More

For less than the price of the average new car, you could have one of these great new cars.

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Related Topix: Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Subaru, Convertible, Subaru BRZ, Hatchback, Subaru WRX, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet, Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen, Autos

The Car Connection

2015 Subaru Outback, July 4 Reminder, European-Spec VW Passat: What's New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection : 2015 Subaru Outback: First Drive "Gear up!" It's what outdoorsy people often remind each other-whether experienced granola-and-carabiner types or relative newbies-before heading out to the back country.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen, Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, Subaru Outback, Subaru, Porsche Boxster, Porsche, Convertible, Mexico, North America, World News, Electric Vehicle, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Auto Channel

Heels on Wheels: 2014 Nissan Leaf Review

INTRO TO THE 2014 NISSAN LEAF VEHICLE The Nissan Leaf hatchback has the titled of being the first one-hundred percent electric vehicle to be mass marketed to American consumers.

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet

GreenCarReports

June Plug-In Car Sales Surprise: Ford Fusion Beats Chevy Volt

Different models sell at different rates of course, but when one or two cars each month hit some kind of individual sales record, the growth is rarely remarkable.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Ford Fusion, Ford, Sedan, Ford Fusion Energi

Gizmag

Cadillac's ELR give Tesla a run for its (and plenty of your) money

Cadillac swears its plug-in hybrid ELR isn't a bust and to help make the point, it recently let me cruise around in one for a weekend.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac, Cadillac ELR, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Gadgets

Wed Jul 02, 2014

StreetsBlog.org

Bus Stops and Crosswalks: Does Mayor Lee Care Where His Car is Parked?

Ed Lee is at it again. After the mayor's car was found parked in a Muni bus stop , he was spotted exiting the vehicle while it blocked a crosswalk.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Electric Vehicle, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Sunset (San Francisco, CA)

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