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The new Ford C-Max plug-in hybrid electric gets a 100mpge rating from EPA and is built in Michigan.  Photo: Ford Motor Co.

Breaking News – 98% of Clean Energy Investments Still Creating Jobs and Reducing Pollution

10/16/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Alert: Expect to hear more hooey attacking clean energy! Today the big polluters and their political surrogates jumped into the fray to use the news on battery maker A123 as another launching pad to spin and sell us more snake—and heavy …

Job Creators and Innovators Bring the Auto Turnaround to Life

7/9/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Highlights from “Advanced Vehicles: Driving Growth” NWF was honored to take part in “Advanced Vehicles: Driving Growth,” a recent panel discussion hosted by the White House Council on Environmental Quality. The event put real faces to how Americans are rising …

How Your Next Vehicle Could Keep the Freezer Running (Really!)

7/5/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

As one of the millions in the DC area who lost power in last weekend’s storm, I doubt I was alone in feeling a moment or two of profound thankfulness for the lithium ion battery in my smart phone. That …

Companies, Workers and Educators Celebrate and Build Clean Vehicle Successes

6/26/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

On Wednesday, National Wildlife Federation will join auto industry companies big and small, auto workers, education and economic development leaders at a White House event “Advanced Vehicles: Driving Growth” to hear first-hand what – and who – is driving the clean …

Keep pace with the pronghorn to save gas. Running at speeds close to 60mph, pronghorns are the fastest land animal in North America. (Photo donated by Helena Reynolds)

Slacker’s Guide to Saving Gas

4/14/2012 // By Anne Senft

It’s easy to save gas with these money and planet-saving tips.

Want to fix pain at the pump? Go with the cars…

4/5/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

In the current crazy debate on high gas prices and what to do about them , we’d like to see politicians stand up for the things that really save families and businesses money.  The punch line is:  More oil just …

Electric cars: It’s time to put our foot down …on the accelerator

3/28/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

We’re well into the political “silly season” so perhaps it’s not so surprising that we’re seeing a rash of EV naysaying in the press.  But it’s particularly crazy now,  when cities, consumers, automakers, energy and appliance companies are steaming ahead …

$1.00 a gallon … when you fill up at the plug

3/12/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Last week the new Ford Focus Electric received its official fuel economy rating from EPA…105 miles per gallon equivalent!  At 110 MPGe city and 99 MPGe highway, that makes it the most fuel efficient 5-passenger car on the road (the …

Great Veteran’s Day Movie Pick: Beat Big Oil, Drive Clean

11/7/2011 // By Frank Szollosi

Just in time for Veteran’s Day weekend comes a major motion picture that shows how the world’s drivers will end their reliance on Big Oil – and, I and many others believe, stop wars fueled by our thirst for petroleum. …

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My Fling with the Chevy Volt (Video)

10/24/2011 // By Amanda Staudt

I recently bid adieu to our Chevy Volt. We had a lovely weekend romance, but now it’s back to my minivan. Like any relationship, we had our ups and downs. But, when all is said and done, I’m eagerly awaiting …

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