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Jul 15, 2013
Elizabeth Puckett
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Electric Cars Will Probably Never Be ‘Mainstream’

With more EV charging stations popping up all over the country, some might expect that electric vehicles will soon take over the streets one day. What many people don’t realize is that there’re some serious roadblocks when it comes to EV ownership and it’s not likely that these cars will ever become mainstream, unless the makers address certain issues first. Auto makers have been banking on high gas prices to drive buyers to alternative powered vehicles, but the numbers just aren’t there yet. Continue reading »

Apr 24, 2013
Chris Weiss
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Kelley Blue Book Names Best Green Cars of the Year

Coinciding with Earth Day 2013, the automotive experts over at Kelley Blue Book have named their top 10 green cars of 2013. The list runs the full spectrum from light hybrids to full-blown electric vehicles. Continue reading »

Nov 20, 2011
Chris Salamone

GM Deploys Solar Power Blooms, EVs Suddenly Practical

Solar Tree Charging Station

Everyone knows the big issue with electric vehicles is range. There are lots of ways to look at the range problem, from battery life to recharging stations to aerodynamics, engine efficiency, and the like. Despite mounting consumer concerns over the future of electricity, the General has taken a stand at Warren, Michigan’s Company Vehicle Operations. GM is officially the first automaker to deploy parking lot solar power blooms which move with the sun and…collect enough solar energy to charge six electric vehicles per day.

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