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California Electric Vehicle Sales Zip Past 100,000

Occurring a couple of months ago, but not mentioned until now, California has become the first U.S. state to exceed 100,000 cumulative sales of plug-in vehicles. The often vocal Mary Nichols, chairwoman of the California Air Resources Board, commented: “We’ve clearly gotten beyond the point where this is just a…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 3

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India Aims For 7 Millions EVs On The Road By 2020

According to Daijiworld, India’s government is studying a proposal for creating a robust EV market. The government is considering subsidizing the buying of electric cars, which now are far too expensive for Indian pockets. Details are scarce for now.  However, the new initiative could bring to India up to 7…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 7

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EDTA: Just the Facts, Nothing But the Facts

I swear that the evidence that I shall provide, shall be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth…. The EDTA (Electric Drive Transportation Association) has put together some handy facts and linkages up on their website - we figure we would pass some of the highlights along: Plug-In Hybrid…

1 year ago by Mark Hovis 2

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Austrian Post to Expand Electric Vehicle Fleet to 1,000

Postal delivery service is where it’s at for electric vehicles in Austria. Nearly one century ago, Austria deployed its first electric mail delivery vehicles.  Back then, the nation deployed 29 electric Daimler Tudor vehicles in 1913 Now, Austria Post is looking to once again bet big on electric vehicles for…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 5

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South Africa Gears Up for Electric Vehicle Boom

The Nissan LEAF landed.  The BMW i3 is headed there soon (2014).  And even the BMW i8 will be available (late 2014 to 2015) to a select few. That’s all in South Africa, but none of those plug-in vehicles would be available there if the nation hadn’t made a strong…

2 years ago by Eric Loveday 1