electric vehicles

Efficient Vehicles: A Better Way to Go

The Obama administration, a labor union and key auto manufacturers have joined with the state of California to reach a critical deal requiring passenger vehicles to average 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025.

Plug It In: Taking Control of Our Energy Future

As temperatures soar into the 90’s, beach outings, bbq’s, and pool parties are in full swing, but not without a significant cost. Families once again are experiencing pain at the …

Western Fence Lizard (via Flickr's Alan Vernon)

Lizards Know the Value of Charging Stations

As anyone who’s seen a lizard sunning itself on a rock can tell you, cold-blooded creatures put a high priority on soaking up renewable energy. Now Washington may be awakening to the idea of convenient recharging.


Weekly News Roundup – May 27, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Obama Takes Two Big Steps Towards Making …

Chevrolet Volt with charging station (via Flickr's saebaryo)

An Electrifying Announcement on Government Vehicles

One day before the Obama administration is expected to reveal updated window stickers for new vehicles, it’s leading by example, announcing plans on Tuesday to purchase 116 plug-in electric vehicles. …

Bison in Yellowstone National Park (via Flickr's pt101)

Bull Market: America’s Auto Comeback Is Good News For Wildlife

New car sales numbers show Americans don’t have to choose among saving money, oil independence and protecting wildlife. According to the Detroit News, demand for gas-sipping vehicles is fueling sales: …

Chevy Volt being charged!

“Fast and the Furious” 5 Reasons to like the Chevy Volt

Although Washington, DC is no Rio de Janeiro and my passenger was certainly no Vin Diesel, I was still catching eyes on a recent test drive while cruising down Pennsylvania …

Electric Vehicles’ Price at the Pump: 75 cents “per gallon”

Last week, the global price of oil rose above $105 per barrel and the national average price of gasoline hit $3.55 per gallon— the highest ever for this time of …

Valerie the "O" in Monument Valley

In Pursuit of Passion: A Love of Cars and Nature=Chevy Volt

Interview with Valerie Zelko, the third post in my series on passion.

American-made Electric Cars: President Obama and High School Students Agree

In last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama reiterated his goal to see 1 million plug-in and electric vehicles on the road by 2015.  Electric vehicles (EVs) are …

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