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Alternative vehicles get statewide push

May 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Lee Howard The Day, New London, Conn. - A rebate program for Connecticut residents who buy or lease alternative-fuel vehicles will make such purchases up to $3,000 more attractive, Gov. More...

Electric vehicle plug-ins making inroads

May 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Michaelle Bond The Philadelphia Inquirer - Adam Supplee drives his Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid each weekday from his Collegeville home to work in Phoenixville. More...

GM and ABB demonstrate Chevrolet Volt Battery Reuse - world's first use of electric vehicle batteries for homes

ABB Inc. - General Motors and ABB today showed the next stage in battery reuse, the repackaging of five used Chevrolet Volt batteries into a modular unit capable of providing two hours of electricity needed by three to five average American homes. more...

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First ABB DC fast charger for electric vehicles in the U.S. is installed and operational in New Berlin, Wisconsin

ABB Inc. - The first ABB DC fast charger for electric vehicles in the United States is now installed and operational in New Berlin, Wisconsin. more...

ABB's Fast Charger Gets National Certification for Safety Compliance, Adding Credibility and Immediate Availability to Emerging Electric Vehicle Technology

ABB Inc. - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group and a major employer in North Carolina, announced today that it has received the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) listing for its best-selling Terra 51 direct current (DC) fast charger. more...

Leviton and Ford Receive UL Certification for Focus Electric Home Charging Station

Leviton - Leviton, a leading global manufacturer of electrical devices, and Ford Motor Company today announced the new Ford Electric Vehicle (EV) Home Charging Station has achieved UL certification for UL 2231, UL 2251 and UL 2594. more...

Follow Me - Electric Vehicles Take Off In Spain

GE Energy - Behind the general hustle and roaring aircraft engines at Spain's major airports there is to be found a growing vein of quietness. more...

Central Hudson Tests Plug-In Electric Hybrid Pick-Up Trucks

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation - Central Hudson received three Dodge Ram 1500 PHEV plug-in hybrid electric 4X4 pick-up trucks from Chrysler Corporation to test over a three-year period as part of a nationwide field study of electric vehicles. more...

Convergys Partners with Plug Smart to Provide Real-Time Rating and Billing for Electric Vehicles

Convergys - Today at Metering, Billing/CRM Europe 2011, Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG) announced a partnership with Plug Smart to provide real-time rating, billing and data management support for electric vehicle charging stations. more...

Leviton Announces Availability of Home Charging Station for 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in

Leviton - Leviton, a leading global manufacturer of electrical wiring devices, announced today that a 16-amp, Level 2 (240V) home charging station for the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicle will be available in early October. more...

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Texas Based Utility Oncor Announces New Venture With Tesla Motors

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By Kamlesh Jolapara - Eden is an aspiring product designer interested in human-centred appropriate technology, having tinkered with solar technologies since age ten. As more...
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How To Save Energy While On The Road

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