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Hybrid or Electric Cars: Which Will Save You More?

By now you're probably very familiar with the environmental benefits of green cars like hybrids or electric vehicles. These modern cars use advanced technology--like regenerative braking, electric mot…

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Electric Tesla Sweeps Car-of-the-Year Awards

On Monday, Motor Trend magazine announced that the all-electric 2012 Tesla Model S won its Car of the Year Award.  It was the first time Motor Trend gave the distinction to a pure electric vehicle, an…

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World’s First All-Electric Limousine

Imperial Coach Builders of Springfield, Mo. made headlines in June when it created the world’s first all-electric stretch limousine. "We took a regular Nissan LEAF electric,” said Nathan Daily, the co…

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Classic VW Beetle Gets Electric Makeover

The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic car designs of the past 100 years. Created by Ferdinand Porsche in the 1930s for the Third Reich (as “the people’s car”), its simple but high-quality de…

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Exclusive: Sierra Club’s Director Talks About Green Cars

More than 60 communities around the country held events to celebrate the second annual National Plug In Day on Sunday, September 23.  The event, designed to stimulate interest in electric cars, was or…

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National Plug In Day To Reach 60 Communities

John Muir, who founded the Sierra Club in 1892, loved to walk.  His journeys on foot could span hundreds of miles.  Muir passed away well before the heyday of the American automobile, but if he were a…

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Top 5 Reasons MPG Drops in Colder Weather

Now that summer is, unfortunately, in the rear-view-mirror, perhaps you’ve noticed the days getting shorter and the nights cooler. As temperatures continue to drop, you might also see a slight declin…

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Is this Electric Bike Just too Fast?

Specialized has released its first electric bike, the 'Turbo,' and it's fast. Powered by lithium batteries it runs up to 45 kph or 28 mph without pedaling. The only problem is it goes too fast to be l…

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An Electric Car That Could Drive a Continent

Meet the Joule, a fully electric vehicle being developed in Cape Town that could be a game-changer for Africa, and possibly the world. Tech News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "VgFXjXkUotZXJ1zn",…

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Bringing the Fisker Karma to Market

Henrik Fisker, CEO of Fisker Automotive, speaks candidly to Future360 on the challenges of bring the Fisker Karma to market. …

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