Category Archives: Range anxiety

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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EV Success Question Similar to 1990s

The Detroit Bureau is asking a question popped up a few times in the 1990s — Will electric vehicles really make it? The consensus opinion is that 2012 will be a critical year for meeting the goal of having 1.5 … Continue reading

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Green Automotive Digest – Changes in Store

Green Automotive Digest in on hiatus for now. It will be starting back up, most likely in February, with some content changes. We know that it needs to be distinct and meet some missing information needs out there, during a … Continue reading

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Conundrum faced by green cars similar to genetically modified foods

In California, voters may be deciding next year whether genetically modified foods should be labeled on packages, so that consumers can learn more about what they’re eating. Activists in the state are concerned about what GMOs (genetically modified organisms) could … Continue reading

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Meet me next Sunday at National Plug In Day!

If you’re thinking about buying a plug-in electric vehicle, or own one and want to show it off, meet me next Sunday, Oct. 16, at City of Orange Public Library Parking Lot. Or wherever you live in the country — … Continue reading

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Unraveling the mystery of Prius Plug-in pricing

Not long ago, Toyota Motor Corp. execs were dropping suggestions at the Frankfurt Motor Show that the long-awaited 2012 Prius Plug-in would be selling for $26,000 to $27,000. Well, that was pretty far off the officially announced base price of … Continue reading

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What are the top 10 plug-in electric cars to look forward to?

The 2012 model year is fast approaching, and with it will come a fairly long list of plug-in electric vehicles. According to PhysOrg.com writer Jim Motavalli, here’s the top 10 choices, in his opinion, based on rank of importance. There … Continue reading

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Battery packs don’t need to be Darth Vader for EVs

Battery packs are not as big a challenge for carmakers to entice car shoppers to check out plug-in electric vehicles as had been initially worried over. Advanced lithium-ion battery systems being installed in new plug-in electric vehicles like the Nissan … Continue reading

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Three things have to happen for electric vehicles to make it

Executives from four firms that are heavily invested in plug-in electric vehicles and the technology supporting them — Tesla, Panasonic, Infineon Technologies, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers — provided a frank look at the state of the EV industry … Continue reading

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