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Drive a Tesla Model S for Free?

By on Mar 25, 2015 in Electric Vehicles, Environment |

The clear advantage that Electric Vehicles have over legacy cars is that of reduced operating costs. There are no oil changes, no smog checks, and certainly no heavy fluids, which are the lifeblood of an internal combustion engine. One California EV owner recently claimed to have driven a Tesla Model S for free, for 18 months, because of zero maintenance expenses. ...

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Goodyear Tires Could Power Electric Cars

By on Mar 18, 2015 in Economy, Electric Vehicles, Environment |

Who knew a concept tire could look this cool, and at the same time, positively impact the environment. Our hats are off to the R&D staff at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company responsible for this innovative, first-of-its-kind thinking. The concept product, called BHO3, and revealed at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, “offers the possibility of charging the batteries of...

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Best Green Cars in 2015

By on Mar 17, 2015 in Electric Vehicles, Environment |

This article is courtesy of Fix.com. You can find the original post here. Electric cars aren’t only green; they’re also a ton of fun to drive. The growing market includes dozens of models, with new ones joining the club every year. We’ve rounded up some of the new battery-electric cars that will hit the U.S. market in 2015/16. Our list just covers battery electrics...

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Top 10 Cities For Electric Cars

By on Mar 16, 2015 in Economy, Electric Vehicles, Environment |

ChargePoint, an EV infrastructure company with more than 20,000 charging spots in North America, recently compiled a list of the top 10 U.S. cities for electric cars based on the number of vehicles registered and available charging stations. So what city came out on top? The San Francisco Bay Area claimed the number one spot, which encompasses Oakland and San Jose,...

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California Aims to Slash Sales Tax on EVs

By on Mar 2, 2015 in Economy, Electric Vehicles, Environment |

Environmentally conscious California is considering a bill that would dramatically cut the sales tax on new green cars. According to Green Car Reports, the proposed law calls for reducing the sales tax on battery-electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles to 3.06 percent, compared to the current 7.5 percent. If passed, the sales tax reduction...

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Find out if Your EV is on the “Greenest” or “Meanest” List

By on Feb 6, 2015 in Electric Vehicles, Environment |

Everyone enjoys a good list – top 10 films of all time, Forbes 100 list, America’s best universities, and, really, we can go on for days. One list that seems to fly under the mainstream radar is the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) list of the “greenest” and “meanest” vehicles on sale, based on comprehensive environmental ratings. The scores...

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