Gore's group on board with plug-ins

Plugs and Cars

The Alliance for Climate Protection, Al Gore's group, has taken another step toward promoting plug-in cars (all electric cars and plug-in hybrids) with its RePower America campaign. Let's hope Al Gore's been saying as much to President Obama (doesn't that sound great!).

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Al Gore plugs electric cars on Daily Show

Plugs and Cars

Al Gore has probably been presumed to be a long-time booster of electric cars, but it hasn't always been so. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c Exclusive - Al Gore Extended Interview Pt. Tags: al gore battery electric car Like many, he couldn't see past the dirty, coal-produced power many plug-ins would utilize, despite the environmental benefits. Now he's sees a EVs a'comin'.

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Al Gore Joins Call for Electric Cars

Plugs and Cars

Buried in Al Gore's challenge today calling for a 100% renewable electric grid within ten years is a call for plug-in electric cars. Tags: plug-in cars al gore battery electric car This represents a big change in his thinking, and will hopefully quickly push political and environmental leadership to coalesce around policies to push plug-in cars into the market as quickly as possible.

NTSB issues preliminary report on fatal Tesla crash in Mountain View

Green Car Congress

As the vehicle approached the paved gore area dividing the main travel lane of the 101 from the state Highway 85 exit ramp, it moved to the left and entered the gore area at approximately 71 mph, striking a previously damaged, SCI smart cushion crash attenuator system.

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Plug In Partners

must not be 'hostage' to foreign oil February 20, 2006 MIT researchers invent new hybrid car battery February 7, 2006 Re-thinking the world's economic future February 7, 2006 100-M.P.G. T he Plug In Partners Blog celebrates its first year of publishing this month.

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NTSB issues 9 safety recommendations after Tesla crash investigation; says no vehicle in US is self-driving

Green Car Congress

The 38-year-old driver of the 2017 Tesla Model X P100D electric-powered sport utility vehicle died from multiple blunt-force injuries after his SUV entered the gore area of the US-101 and State Route 85 exit ramp and struck a damaged and nonoperational crash attenuator at a speed of 70.8

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Are You Plugged In?

Revenge of the Electric Car

Plug-in hybrids differ from hybrids on the road today in that they can go longer distances on battery power and can be recharged via electrical outlets. Al Gore. Answer: Al Gore is an investor in Fisker through venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Myers’s NmG—or no more gas—is a three-wheel, one-seat vehicle that can travel up to 75 mph and as far as 50 miles in its lithium-battery model. The Wall Street Journal assesses your EV readiness.

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Letter from Copenhagen

Revenge of the Electric Car

And their COO, Patrick Pelata, sounded like he’d been in the post-gasoline car business for years – (preparing batteries and business models alike) with Nissan/Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn. And we had a screening of “Who Killed the Electric Car&# at a film festival where Al Gore greeted us and had a few things to say about the culture wars. Late night on the streets of Copenhagen, and biting cold. It was a dark and snowy night.

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June '06 - The Film Opens, CARB Ducks, PHEV Debut in DC

Plugs and Cars

Global warming is taking center stage with the release of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, which is preceded by a trailer for the electric car documentary. See the trailer at www.whokilledtheelectriccar.com) Gore compellingly describes the problem. Brooks shows that the use of renewable electricity to generate the hydrogen for fuel cell vehicles is four times less efficient than using that same electricity to power a battery Electric Vehicle.

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Audi e-tron Pilot Program

Hybrid SUV Blog

From the press release…Audi engineers are researching e-tron power concepts tailored to different vehicle types and driving needs including full battery-electric (BEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and extended range electric (EREV) versions. New cars are traditionally introduced at auto shows.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Blog Archive ▼ 2009 (52) ▼ April (6) Waxman-Markey and REDD BlogRoll Review: Space Beams, Leaded Batteries, an. Several early models of passenger vehicles have enough energy stored in advanced batteries to power several homes for hours. Smart Grid City will easily support up to 1,000 easily dispatched distributed generation technologies including PHEVs, distributed batteries, solar and wind. Its better solar transfer/storage than a battery.

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