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Washington State Legislative Committee Aims For Ambitious EV Adoption Mandate In Nine Years

Every one of us stood back mouth agape in awe of California’s Governor stepping up and committing to a statewide mandate for all new light vehicle sales to be electric by 2035. Fifteen years is not a very long time, and this seemed like an incredible power to wield from a gubernatorial executive order, especially…Read […]

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EV’s Or Alternative Fuel? You Decided

As we head into a future that’s sure to be full of electric vehicles, some have started to wonder if EVs are actually the way forward. Many automakers seem to be diving head first into EVs and nothing else. So we asked readers if we should continue on with EVs or invest in alternative fuel sources. […]

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Should We Bother With Alternative Fuels Or Just Fully Commit To EVs?

Over the weekend we read Liz’s post on Porsche’s work on a clean-burning synthetic fuel. The stuff sounds way too good to be true. But it does make me think: Should we be exploring every alternative fuel option?Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Porsche Claims Its Synthetic Fuel Could Make Combustion Engines As Clean As EVs

When you’re facing a world that seems to be moving away from the internal combustion engines that we’ve always known and loved to electrification, it’s time to maybe reconsider your options. But instead of making some cool electric cars, Porsche is considering a different option: clean-burning synthetic fuel.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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EV Owners Drive Half As Many Miles As Other Drivers: Study

Owners of electric vehicles don’t drive as much as other car owners, a new study from the University of Chicago, University of California, Davis, and UC Berkeley posits. In fact, the average EV owner hasn’t quite met the expected metrics anywhere along the road, both in terms of mileage and in terms of things like…Read […]

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Solar Charging May Be The Key To Electric Off-Roading

Following the launch of its 4Xe lineup of plug-in hybrid vehicles last year, Jeep made a promise that it would install stand-alone charging stations at trails across the United States. It would seem that Jeep is serious about the future of electrification for the brand, which makes sense as torque available from zero…Read more… Continue […]

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I Think The Shanghai Daily Just Called Me A ‘Happy Grandpa’ For Changli Reasons But It Looks Like A Crackdown Is Coming

This isn’t the first time Chinese media has looked at me with a mixture of amusement, pity and confusion, all stemming from the fact that I bought the cheapest electric car in the world and kind of love it. This is, however, the most I’ve felt like I’ve been associated with the “happy grandpa” nickname […]

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I Think The Shanghai Daily Just Called Me A ‘Happy Grandpa’ For Changli Reasons But It Looks Like A Crackdown Is Coming

This isn’t the first time Chinese media has looked at me with a mixture of amusement, pity and confusion, all stemming from the fact that I bought the cheapest electric car in the world and kind of love it. This is, however, the most I’ve felt like I’ve been associated with the “happy grandpa” nickname […]

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GM Says It Plans To Be All Electric By 2035

GM said today that it planned to be carbon neutral by 2040 and that it also planned for all of its light-duty vehicles to be all-electric by 2035. GM’s big electric push is only picking up speed.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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