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Plug-in Car Sales Better but Still a Blip – Here’s the Problem and a Few Solutions

Plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicle sales had their best month ever in September, hitting 5,500 units. Overall, light duty new vehicle sales in the U.S. hit the 1.184 million mark, so plug-in vehicles made up less than a half … Continue reading

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Automotive Digest Green Editor Jon LeSage Interviewed on AV Clean Cities Radio

The finalized 54.5 mpg federal fuel economy standards, hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and how it may impact natural gas-powered transportation, and how consumers have been making green vehicle purchase choices were among the topics discussed by Curtis Martin, Program Coordinator for … Continue reading

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Extended Version of Green Auto Market Available Now, with Lots of Cool Stuff

For those interested in learning more about electric vehicles, hybrids, and alternative fuel vehicles, it’s easy to find a wave of media coverage, especially when new cars are unveiled at major auto shows. But what about the market forces shaping … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Dealers Marketing Green Machines

For OEMs, conversion companies, and infrastructure builders bringing electric vehicles, hybrids, and alternative fuel vehicles to market, there are a few things to know about auto dealers. Dealers are playing a critical role in making all of this come together, … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Dropping Gas Prices Decide Fate of Green Machines

Have you noticed that gasoline prices have been declining lately, and that it’s now summertime, when gas prices can spike up? Gas prices are dropping below $3 a gallon in a few markets. When you hear experts like Chevy Volt … Continue reading

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Inside the Mindset of Green Car Shoppers, Owners, and Stakeholders

There are a few things that have been learned by automaker and dealer management in the past year and a half at Nissan, GM, Ford, and BMW through marketing plug-ins to early adopters. It was experienced years earlier by Tesla … Continue reading

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Green Automotive Digest on Life Support But Coming Back

Green Automotive Digest has been on hiatus since early December, and will be starting up again in early April. The format will be changing and will be closer to the monthly publication I started in February called Green Auto Market. … Continue reading

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Why Gas Prices Are So High, and Why Fuel Surcharges & Taxes Won’t Work

The Los Angeles Times business section did a Q&A on why gas prices are so high. As for why gasoline prices are going up so high, some of that has to do with the price of a barrel of oil … Continue reading

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Gasoline prices could hit $5 per gallon

Auto industry guru Art Spinella of CNW Research says that gasoline prices could be hitting $5 a gallon by this summer. Right now, at this time of year, gas prices are higher than they normally are – the highest that … Continue reading

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