Atlanta gets its first ChargePoint electric car charging stations

National Green Transportation

The ChargePoint network is making its first entry in the Atlanta market, with six electric car charging stations installed by Lanier Parking Solutions.

Nissan to bring electric vehicles to Atlanta

Green Cars News

It’s hosted the Olympics and the Superbowl in the past – and now Atlanta will be home to electric vehicles. Nissan North America has entered into an agreement with Clean Cities Atlanta (CC-A) to promote the development of electric vehicles in the state. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan Atlanta Atlanta Georgia electric vehicles Nissan LEAF

Atlanta's Success In Electric-Car Sales Highlights Incentives Role

Green Car Reports

While West Coast cities have a reputation for electric-car friendliness, there''s also an Eastern success story--one in which purchase incentives play a major role. Georgia offers buyers of new electric cars a tax credit of up to $5,000--among the highest offered by any state--which is on top of the $7,500 income-tax credit offered by the Federal

Atlanta gets its first ChargePoint electric car charging stations

National Green Transportation

The ChargePoint network is making its first entry in the Atlanta market, with six electric car charging stations installed by Lanier Parking Solutions.

Nissan partnering with Clean Cities-Atlanta on EVs

Green Car Congress

NNA) is entering into an agreement with Clean Cities-Atlanta (CC-A) to promote the development of electric vehicles and an electric-charging network. The agreement adds Atlanta to a growing network of electric vehicle initiatives across the United States and around the world. Nissan North America, Inc.

Golf Carts: Peachtree City, Georgia

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which turns out to be a suburb of Atlanta There are golf carts all over Heaven.

It’s #TimeForUnrest Because My Friend Liz Deserves A Life Outside Her Bedroom

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In this heartbreaking piece Liz wrote just last month she says, I live in Atlanta, a city of 5.8 I met 12 year old Liz Burlingame in 1980 back when I was 23 years old and didn’t like kids.

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2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range: first drive review of 310-mile electric car

Green Car Reports

” That pair of sentences perfectly summarized the several hours we spent last month with the 2018 Tesla Model 3 kindly loaned to us by reader Jeff Southern of Atlanta. “The Tesla Model S was a moment. The Model 3 is a product.” We’d covered more than 100 miles on a variety of highways, back roads, and suburban stop-and-go. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Some Tesla Model 3 cars haunted by "phantom touch" and "vampire draw"

Green Car Reports

The phantom touch is what Green Car Reports reader Jeff Southern of Atlanta suffered in his car before he invited us to drive it for our full review. At this point, the variable build quality of early Tesla Model 3 electric cars has been well documented. One of the main issues is the "phantom touch" on the car's all-important central display. Quality plug-in cars Touchscreen Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Electrified cars start down the pay-per-month road

Green Car Reports

A few taps at a smartphone will soon cue up white-gloved same-day delivery of a shiny, new Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid—if you happen to be in Atlanta. The Netflix of cars is finally here, although it's a bit more than than $11 you'll pay to binge watch "Entourage." MORE: 2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid: review of plug-in hybrid SUV Starting

Study links air pollution to increased emergency department visits for heart and lung disease

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cities including Atlanta, GA; Birmingham, AL; Dallas, TX; Pittsburgh, PA; St. While most past studies were conducted on a single-city level, this study looked at pollution across five cities: Atlanta, Birmingham, Dallas, Pittsburgh, and St.

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Fight To Watch: Georgia Plans To Alter Electric-Car Tax Credit

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Over the last two years, the metropolitan Atlanta area has become one of the single best sales regions for the Nissan Leaf electric car. That''s due to a $5,000 Georgia state tax credit for the purchase of a battery-electric vehicle, which can be used to cut state income-tax liability over one, two, or three years. The electric-car incentive has

Will Georgia's $5,000 Electric-Car Tax Credit Be Axed In 2015?

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Among the most generous state incentives in the nation, Georgia''s credit has put the metropolitan Atlanta area among the top areas where electric cars are sold and widely used. Early this year, we wrote about efforts in the Georgia state legislature to kill the state''s $5,000 income-tax credit for purchasing a battery-electric vehicle.

Will Georgia Kill Its $5,000 Tax Credit For Electric-Car Purchases?

Green Car Reports

Legislation proposed by Representative Chuck Martin last Thursday night would end the $5,000 electric-vehicle tax credit by April 1, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reports. For Georgia electric-car owners, things aren''t looking too peachy this week. The credit--among the highest offered by any state--applies to new electric-car purchases or

Electric car owner charged with theft of around 5 cents of electricity

Green Cars News

CBS Atlanta reports that Kaveh Kamooneh plugged in his electric [.].

Here Wheego Again: Another China-Made Car To Arrive Late

All Cars Electric

of Atlanta, Georgia, aimed to introduce its tiny electric vehicle by the end of 2010. Here Wheego again. Pardon the pun, but another China-made car is late to the starting gate. Wheego Electric Cars Inc. But dealers are still waiting for the EV, which Wheego president Jeff Boyd now says will begin shipping by January 21. BYD and Coda, two other

Wheego Ships First LiFe Electric Car on Earth Day

All Cars Electric

Late last week a couple in Atlanta, Georgia became the first owners of the latest battery electric car to hit the roads, the 2011 Wheego LiFe. Handed over to commemorate Earth Day 2011, the small electric car which bears a passing resemblance to the 2011 Smart ForTwo electric drive is the first highway capable car from the small automaker.

Wheego CEO Says Electric-Car Company Survives ?Hand to Mouth?

All Cars Electric

Atlanta-based Wheego Electric Cars Inc may have just delivered its first all-electric two-seat LiFe, but it is also fighting for its life. Talking candidly to Lindsay Chappell from Automotive News, Wheego CEO Mike McQuary painted a bleak picture of the firm and its future. “My constraint is primarily capital,” McQuary said

ECOtality Offering Free Electric Car Charging Stations: Is Your City Included?

Green Car Reports

That's the aim of ECOtality, as it offers Blink chargers at an increasingly wide range of sites, with Philadelphia, Chicago and Atlanta the latest cities joining the list. Wherever you charge your electric car, it's nice to have access to the latest equipment and a good network of charging sites. Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt-owning residents and

NC Transportation Center

Plug In Partners

H ere at Plug in Partners we've added three new cities Atlanta, GA Trenton, NJ Urbana, IL Membership now includes over 630 partners, including 73 cities, 36 counties and local governments, 177 electric utilities, and 38 environmental groups.

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ChargePoint ranks US metro areas for EV friendliness; SF Bay Area still on top

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Austin fell to the number-six ranking after having held the number-four spot on the 2013 list; Washington, DC and Boston, MA fell from the ninth and tenth spots, respectively, while EV infrastructure growth and registrations propelled Atlanta and Denver into the top 10. Atlanta, GA. ChargePoint—the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network—released a list of the top 10 friendliest metropolitan areas in the US for EV drivers.

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Study finds in-car rush-hour exposure to some particulate pollution twice as high as previously thought

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A new study, part of the Atlanta Commuter Exposures (ACE) Study, has assessed on-roadway in-cabin particulate pollution (PM 2.5 ) collected from scripted rush hour commutes on highways and on non-highway side streets.

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AT&T unveils two major initiatives for the connected car market

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AT&T announced two major initiatives for the connected car market: a connected car center in Atlanta, called the AT&T Drive Studio; and a modular, global automotive platform called AT&T Drive. Located in Atlanta, the more than 5,000-square foot AT&T Drive Studio features working garage bays, a speech lab, a full showroom to exhibit the latest innovations, conference facilities, and much more.

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More than 1,000 fuel stations offering E15 in US

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Many of these are in major metropolitan areas including: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. Growth Energy announced that more than 1,000 fuel stations around the US are offering E15—a fuel with 15% ethanol—more than doubling the number of stations from the same time last year. E15 is cleaner and cooler burning fuel that works well for cars model 2001 and newer and typically saves up to 10 cents per gallon.

UPS to add 40 series hydraulic hybrid vehicles to its fleet

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UPS is deploying 40 new medium-duty series hydraulic hybrid vehicles (HHVs): 20 in Baltimore and 20 in Atlanta. The HHVs in Baltimore will be deployed immediately while the vehicles in Atlanta will be introduced before the end of 2012.

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Allison Transmission announces global availability of 9-speed transmission, expanded electrification portfolio at IAA CV

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Allison first announced the 9-speed model in 2017 at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. At IAA Commercial Vehicles, Allison Transmission announced that it will offer its medium-duty, fully automatic 9-speed transmission globally, and that it has developed an electric hybrid system with purely electric extended range.

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Karma using independent dealers and company centers for launch or Revero plug-in hybrid

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Karma Atlanta. Classic Atlanta. Karma Automotive’s planned distribution strategy will use both independent dealers and also company owned brand-experience centers to sell and service the new high-end Revero plug-in hybrid. The company said it has been curating best-in-class dealers in key markets in preparation for the Revero going on sale later this year.

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FTA awards almost $16.6M to coordinate fuel cell bus research

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million to the Center for Transportation and the Environment in Atlanta and $10.17 Partners: CTE, Atlanta, GA; Proterra, Greenville, SC; Ballard Power Systems Inc., Partners: CTE, Atlanta, GA; BJCTA - Birmingham, AL; EV America, Chattanooga, TN; UAB- Birmingham, AL; Ballard Power Systems, Lowell, MA; Altairnano, Reno, NV. Partners: CTE, Atlanta, GA; CapMetro, Austin, TX; Proterra, Greenville, SC. Partners: CTE, Atlanta, GA; Embedded Power Controls, Salem, VA.

INRIX and Parkmobile bring end-to-end parking solution to the connected car

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Atlanta-based Parkmobile is the largest provider of mobile payments for on- and off-street parking and mobility-related services for municipalities, universities, commercial operators and transit facilities in the US. Los Angeles, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Fort Worth, Indianapolis and Houston. INRIX, Inc.,

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UPS to invest $130M in > 700 natural gas vehicles and infrastructure; > $1B invested in alt fuels since 2008

Green Car Congress

UPS will deploy the new CNG vehicles on routes to utilize the new CNG stations as well as adding to existing natural gas fleets in other UPS locations including Atlanta, Ga.;

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Alliance Autogas showcases converted F650/F-750 LPG bi-fuel truck

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Alliance AutoGas showcased a Ford F-650/F-750 tractor featuring a Bi-Fuel AutoGas System at the recent AutoGas Pavilion at the NPGA Propane Expo in Atlanta.

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Tuning Porsche's 911 GT3 R Hybrid Race Car: It's All Software

Green Car Reports

Road Atlanta -- Two days before the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid competes for the first time on U.S. soil, the head of its development team said the company plans further development of the technology. Dr. Daniel Armbruster, whose official title is manager of the motorsports development process for the car, admitted that Porsche had done little

AT&T to provide high-speed wireless connectivity for Tesla vehicles in North America

Green Car Congress

Yesterday, AT&T announced two major initiatives for the connected car market: a connected car innovation center in Atlanta, called the AT&T Drive Studio; and a new global automotive solution and development platform, now called AT&T Drive. AT&T and Tesla Motors have entered into a new multi-year exclusive agreement to enable current and future Tesla vehicles in North America with high speed wireless connectivity.

Peugeot, Audi Diesels Lead Petit Le Mans, Porsche Hybrid Finishes Race

Green Car Reports

For Porsche Motorsport, this weekend's Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta provided sweet relief to a galling memory: Its unique 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car retired less than two hours before the checkered flag during May's 24 Hours of Nurburgring. Endurance racing has more than its share of heartbreak.

BREAKING NEWS: US Science Report Proves All Out Effort To Fight Climate Change Needed Right Now Or Everyone Is Screwed. Get It?

Creative Greenius

The Climate Change Impact On Your Life, Your City – Atlanta Journal Constitution Blog. This is the cover of the report that was released by the The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) on Tuesday. If you click on the cover you can get the report.

Hertz adds 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid to rental fleet

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The Sonata Hybrid is available to rent at airports including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Atlanta, Dulles International and Chicago, as well as cities such as San Jose, San Diego and Long Beach in California; Portland, Oregon; and Denver. The Hertz Corporation, which includes the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands, has expanded of its Green Traveler Collection car rental fleet to include the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid ( earlier post ) in select cities across the US.

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FCA US to deliver thousands of Chrysler Pacifica plug-in Hybrid Minivans to Waymo’s self-driving service

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including Atlanta, San Francisco, Metro Detroit, Phoenix and Kirkland, Washington. FCA US LLC announced an agreement to supply “thousands” of Chrysler Pacifica plug-in Hybrid minivans ( earlier post ) to Waymo to support the launch of its driverless ride-hailing service.

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DOE awards two grants to UPS for research on reducing emissions and electric truck wireless charging

Green Car Congress

Working with Atlanta-based NG-1, UPS will specifically focus on solutions for Class 7 and Class 8 heavy-duty vehicles. The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently awarded two grants to UPS to support research aimed at reducing emissions and developing wireless charging for electric trucks.

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ICCT study assesses EV promotion and uptake in top 25 metropolitan areas in US

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The seven cities with the highest electric vehicle share in 2014—San Francisco, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle, Portland, and Riverside—had two to seven times the average US electric vehicle share.

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US auto dealers sue Mahindra & Mahindra over diesel pickup and SUVs

Green Car Congress

A group of US automobile dealers filed a lawsuit (Case 1:12-cv-01935-TWT) on 4 June with the United States District Court, Northern District Of Georgia, Atlanta Division accusing the Indian truck manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra, Ltd. District Court in Atlanta (#KH199170-3) against Mahindra & Mahindra, Ltd, and Mahindra USA, Inc.

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GILLIG and Cummins partner on battery-electric buses

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At the APTA public transportation show in Atlanta, GILLIG LLC a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses, and Cummins Inc. announced a technical collaboration focused on integrating and optimizing new battery electric technology from Cummins that will soon power GILLIG electric transit buses.

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ICCT paper assesses leading regional EV markets in US and policies behind them

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Twelve of the 26 metropolitan areas have six or more city-level actions in place to promote electric vehicles: Ann Arbor, Indianapolis, Boulder, Fort Collins, Atlanta, Austin, Nashville, Seattle, Portland, San Jose, Santa Cruz, and San Francisco.

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ROUSH CleanTech develops propane autogas fuel system for the Ford E-350

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ROUSH CleanTech launched the new propane autogas model at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Atlanta. ROUSH CleanTech has developed a propane autogas fuel system for the Ford E-350. The Ford E-350 single-rear-wheel and dual-rear-wheel cutaway provides public transit agencies a smaller propane vehicle option than the E-450 for servicing routes with fewer customers.

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