InDEED, a success

Electric Auto Association

Electric Auto Association (EAA) chapters across the country participated in Drive Electric Earth Day (DEED ) throughout the month of April, and participation exceeded expectations seemingly everywhere. “We’re We’re clearly at an inflection point,” said April Bolduc, President of the EAA.

Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Ted Kulongoski behind the wheel of Nissan’s prototype electric vehicle. In a flurry of electric vehicle activity, three back-to-back announcements this week have placed a spotlight on Oregon’s plans to be the friendliest state in the nation in which to build, sell and buy electric cars. Finally, in a first-of-its-kind partnership in the United States, Mitsubishi announced a strategic alliance with Oregon to develop an electric car charging infrastructure in the state.

GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

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It is simply the cost of doing business. "On some products, the costs, particularly in advanced technologies, are high," he said in a lengthy interview with Automotive News (free subscription required). Lutz, who retired earlier this year, called the car Detroits "moon shot" and an attempt to wrest the mantle of innovation back from the Japanese. GM will leapfrog Toyota and Honda by providing an electric car to the masses by the end of next year.

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