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51% Of British Motorists Expect To Be Motoring In An Electric Vehicle Within 5 Years

The environmentally hopeful results of a recent survey found that 51% (and climbing) of the 1,000 polled British motorists expect to be motoring in an electric vehicle soon. The poll was conducted to mark the launch of Total EV – a website for all things EV and hybrid. The results of the survey show amplified progress in the UK as EVs become mainstream 51% Of British …

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Sales Of Petrol/Gas-Powered Cars Have Overtaken Diesels In Europe

During the first half of 2017, sales figures for petrol/gas-powered cars in Europe surpassed those of diesel-powered cars, for the first time since back in 2009, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) has revealed Sales Of Petrol/Gas-Powered Cars Have Overtaken Diesels In Europe was originally published on

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Fossil Fuel Industry Has Cost USA $240 Billion A Year Over Last Decade Via Extreme Weather & Air Pollution, Study Finds

The fossil fuel industry has cost the US around $240 billion a year over the last decade through the effects of extreme weather and air pollution, according to a new study from the non-profit Universal Ecological Fund. That's $240 billion per year Fossil Fuel Industry Has Cost USA $240 Billion A Year Over Last Decade Via Extreme Weather …

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Super Malaria The New Thing … But This Is Just The Beginning

The modern world has a problem of overspecialization. The limits of extrapolating generalized truths from what can be observed in limited contexts and over limited periods of times have become more and more apparent in recent years as the blowback of the industrialized way of life, and its associated ways of thinking and interacting with the world, have begun intensifying Super Malaria The New Thing … But …

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: first drive of plug-in hybrid SUV

Not too many people will ever drive the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the plug-in hybrid version of the company's mid-size crossover utility vehicle. So it was fitting that the company launched the vehicle on dusty roads in the back country of Catalina Island: roads that not many people are allowed to drive on. Located two dozen miles off the...

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China Electric Car Sales Score Record Month (China Electric Car Sales Report)

A record 55,000 new passenger electric cars were registered last month in China, with the market growing 68% compared to the same month last year and pulling the year-to-date (YTD) count to over 282,000 electric cars, up 45% year over year (YoY) China Electric Car Sales Score Record Month (China Electric Car Sales Report) was originally published on

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Leaf vs Bolt EV, Outlander PHEV prices, China wants electric cars, will Tesla win? The Week in Reverse

What did China do last week that rocked the automotive world and likely altered its future direction? Which upcoming electric car turned out to have more orders than anyone expected? (It's not a Tesla ....) This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, September 29, 2017...

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Life is Like a Model 3 Reservation … You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get

Tesla is still not talking much about the Model 3, but everybody else is. Have you noticed a wee bit of divisiveness in discussions of the Model 3 since the employee delivery party on July 28th? What I've been pondering since then is how the existing gap of split opinion regarding the most anticipated car in the known universe seems to have suddenly ripped open wider than the jaws of the car crusher at Monster Joe's wrecking …

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Pours Praise On China For EV & Renewable Energy Leadership

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently sat down with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval for an interview in front of around 30 US governors at the National Governors Association meeting. Musk teased the possibility of 2 or 3 more Tesla Gigafactories in front of the governors — many of whom have auto-manufacturing plants in their states. In a comprehensive interview that ranged from his vision for personal transport to the existential …

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Are German Automakers Facing Their iPhone Moment With Tesla?

After our overview about the allegations surrounding Germany's top automakers, one has to wonder if Tesla may soon pose a deadly threat. A recent article in the Financial Times ponders this further, reporting that Are German Automakers Facing Their iPhone Moment With Tesla? was originally published on

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Tesla Model 3 Ready To Race Tesla Model S … & Rumbling? (Video Fun)

We decided to create a video comparison for Model S and Model 3 ... but how? Sure, there are some spy shots and an increasing number of photos, but there have been very few side-by-side videos of the two vehicles together Tesla Model 3 Ready To Race Tesla Model S … & Rumbling? (Video Fun) was …

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Way Cool Tesla Model 3 Touchscreen Simulator, Production Pep Talk

A new Tesla Model 3 touchscreen simulator is now online so people waiting for their car to be built can familiarize themselves with how the device will work when their car finally lands in their driveway Way Cool Tesla Model 3 Touchscreen Simulator, Production Pep Talk was originally …

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Norway’s Arctic Oil & Gas Exploration Plans Stand In The Way Of Achieving Paris Climate Goals, Report Argues

While Norway has something of a reputation internationally as being "progressive" and "green," the country's well fed economy and society is largely the result of a highly productive fossil fuel extraction industry Norway's Arctic Oil & Gas Exploration Plans Stand In …

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Cruze Diesel driven, Model 3 mania, emission rules revisited, electric-car lessons: The Week in Reverse

What lessons have visitors, car shoppers, and advocates taught an EV showroom about how people really view electric cars? Which settled emissions regulations were reopened by the Trump Administration this week—and how do auto-industry lobbyists want them changed? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car...

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A Friend’s First Drive Experience Of The Nissan LEAF

After that 5-hour drive that might have been 2 hours, and my tardiness, I wanted my host to understand truly my passion for the Nissan LEAF. As I apologized for being later than scheduled, he suggested perhaps I should switch to a Chevy Bolt. I suggested he drive the LEAF. I easily count on everyone's [&hellip A Friend's First Drive Experience Of The Nissan LEAF was originally published on

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First Solar Hits 6 Gigawatts

Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon More than 6 gigawatts (GW) of generation capacity have now been installed by First Solar's Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) group, according to a new press release from the company. The new milestone was passed sometime in early February, and was accompanied by the announcement that the company [&hellip First Solar Hits 6 Gigawatts was …

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Oregon Moving Ahead With Power Plant Reforms, Despite Clean Power Plan Delay

Despite the recent US Supreme Court decision to delay (or possibly scupper) President Barrack Obama's Clean Power Plan, the state of Oregon has apparently decided to press on with its own power plant reforms, according to recent reports. The West Coast state has passed a bill that will require the complete phaseout of coal-fired power [&hellip Oregon Moving Ahead With …

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Chile Achieves 1 Gigawatt Solar Power Capacity

Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon Chile recently surpassed the 1 gigawatt (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) project capacity milestone — with 1.013 GW of operational projects in the country, and another 165 megawatts (MW) expected to be installed shortly, according to new figures from the country's National Center for Innovation and Promotion of [&hellip Chile Achieves 1 …

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Low-Carbon Policies Could Cut 175,000 US Deaths Per Year

Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon Up to 175,000 annual pollution-related deaths in the US could be prevented by 2030 through the implementation of “low carbon” policies intended to prevent a 2° Celsius rise in temperature, according to a new analysis from Duke University and the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. The analysis [&hellip Low-Carbon Policies …

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Are Clean Energy Tax Credits Equitable?

Over the last decade, U.S. households have received more than $18 billion in federal income tax credits for clean energy investments. In a new paper, Severin Borenstein and I use tax return data from the IRS to examine the socioeconomic characteristics of filers who receive these credits.read more