Monthly Archives: February 2012

Why 2013 will be the year of the electric car

New EPA Fuel Economy label to offer fuel cost comparisons With the introduction of 2013 model year vehicles, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy Label will be updated as shown in the photograph above. Of course, this is the … Continue reading

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A little housekeeping

We added a “Top 25 Most Read Posts” page as a helpful guide If you check out our sidebar on the ┬áright, you will see a list of pages near the top. We just added a page called “Top 25 … Continue reading

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San Diego Gas & Electric goes greener

Utility looking to add solar and wind power San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is adding 300 megawatts (MW) of green power to its power generating capabilities through two long term contracts. Both contracts require state agency approval. The first … Continue reading

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Washington State considering $100 annual tax on EVs

If not now, when? The Washington State Senate has passed a bill (31 in favor, 16 opposed) that would require a $100 annual fee, in addition to existing registration and license fees, for all electric vehicles. The bill goes on … Continue reading

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Free home charging stations available in select markets

ChargePoint America offers free equipment ChargePoint America, an electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure development program, is offering free 240-volt Level 2 charging equipment for individuals living in any of their service areas. Those areas include Austin, Boston, Bellevue, WA, Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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LEAF rentals to debut in London and Paris

Rental market provides potential buyers a longer term look Nissan just announced a partnership with Europcar, one of the leaders in the rental car arena in Europe with a global presence in 150 countries, to make the Nissan LEAF available … Continue reading

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