Honda introduces Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric at New York show; targeting 75K Clarity vehicles in 4 years

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Honda revealed its all-new Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric ( earlier post ) alongside the already available Clarity Fuel Cell ( earlier post ), saying it will target US sales of 75,000 Clarity vehicles in the first four model years. The new Honda hybrid car will be made in America.

Life With Tesla Model S: Does Supercharging Cut Battery Capacity?

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Last month, my wife and I took my 2013 Tesla Model S on a day trip from our home in New York’s Hudson Valley to Brattleboro, Vermont, a distance of 180 miles. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Tesla SuperchargerWe picked up our daughter, charged the 85-kilowatt-hour battery up to 98 percent at the Brattleboro Supercharger, and returned home via a longer, more scenic route of 210 miles. To my.

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BMW i and EVgo expanding ChargeNow DC Fast program; 500 more fast chargers in US; no-cost DC and Level 2 for BMW i3 drivers

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, BMW of North America announced, in cooperation with NRG EVgo, the expansion of the ChargeNow DC Fast program. As part of its ongoing commitment to the growth of a robust public DC Fast charging infrastructure, BMW is supporting EVgo’s installation of an incremental 500 DC Fast Combo chargers, to benefit BMW i3 customers and all EV drivers in the US with DC Fast Combo charging capability. ChargeNow DC Fast markets include: Atlanta, GA.

GM’s Maven car-sharing reaches 1M miles driven in <4 months; Boston, Chicago, and DC joining lineup

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In less than four months, Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand ( earlier post ), has grown to five markets: New York City, Ann Arbor, Mich., and is adding Boston, Chicago and Washington, D.C. As previously announced, Express Drive will expand to additional markets including Boston, Baltimore and DC by the end of the year. In Washington, DC, Maven+ car sharing will be available to residents of.

Tesla Model S Road Trip: Electric Cars Make It From DC To CT

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Just days after the negative review of the Tesla Model S in The New York Times, a group of Tesla owners had finalized plans to re-create the reviewer's trip from Maryland to Groton, Connecticut. It all took less than a week. On Saturday, some 30 electric car fans showed up at the Tesla Motors Rockville Service Center on a gloomy, cold morning in

Hyundai unveils Ioniq HEV, PHEV and EV for US market at New York show

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Hyundai Motor America introduced the Ioniq Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid, and Electric models for the US market at the New York International Auto Show; the full line of three electrified variants made their global debut earlier this year at the Geneva show.

Nissan, New York City launch LEAF electric vehicle taxi pilot

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Nissan and New York City have launched a new electric vehicle taxi pilot with the Nissan LEAF. As part of the pilot, Nissan and partners in New York City will also install several CHAdeMO-based DC quick chargers, which will enable drivers to re-charge their electric taxis quickly during their shift. with energy supplied by an advanced 48-module lithium-ion battery assembled at Nissan’s new battery plant in Smyrna.

Toyota to establish new North American headquarters in Texas; consolidating from California, Kentucky and New York

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Toyota is establishing a new headquarters in North Dallas (Plano), Texas for its North American operations. Toyota’s North American finance arm also plans to move its headquarters to this new shared campus. to its campus in York Township near Ann Arbor.

Walgreens Installs DC Rapid Electric Car Chargers ?Where Practical?

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You may already know that pharmaceuticals giant Walgreens is installing as many as 800 electric car charging stations at its branches throughout New York City, Houston, Dallas Fort-Worth and Chicago. While we all reeled in horror to the news that it could cost Walgreens customers as much as $4 for a 90 minute recharge -- we assumed that the

Tesla Model S: NY-To-FL Trip, From Home To South Carolina

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So far, the New York-to-Florida electric-car road trip in my 2013 Tesla Model S is progressing pretty much according to plan. That''s not to say I haven''t learned a few things in traveling via the newly-completed network of Tesla Supercharger DC quick-charging stations.

Chevrolet to Partner With Con Edison To Promote Electric Transportation In New York City Area

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Chevrolet will join with Con Edison as part of a development and demonstration program to introduce electric vehicles to New York City. The arrangement will be announced at the New York Auto Show, where the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle with extended range will be on display. Chevrolet has previously announced that Volt sales will start simultaneously in California, Michigan and Washington DC, with other markets to follow.

Pike Research projects California, New York and Florida to lead US in PEV sales

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Pike forecasts that, “unsurpisingly” California, New York and Florida will likely lead the way in PEV sales in the early years of the decade, with 366,099, 146,242 and 101,530 cumulative vehicle sales between 2011 and 2017, respectively. of the total new vehicle sales in these state (2.4% Within the top 10 largest MSAs in the US, New York City and Los Angeles are projected to lead with 116,718 and 96,175 PEVs by 2017. Consolidated Edison (New York).

Life With Tesla Model S: NY-FL Supercharger Road Trip, Returning

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Last week, in the middle of a prolonged and depressing stretch of winter weather in New York''s Hudson Valley, I decided I had to get the hell out. It was a perfect opportunity to test out Tesla''s new East Coast Supercharger Highway, the just-completed string of proprietary ultra-fast DC charging stations the Time for a road trip to a warm place.

BMW and Nissan again partner to add 174 more DC fast chargers in US with EVgo

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BMW and Nissan have again joined forces—this time with EVgo, the nation’s largest public DC Fast charging network—to increase public access to DC Fast charging stations across the US. EVgo’s fast charging network now totals 668 dual-port DC Fast charging stations installed and available to all EV drivers across the United States. This latest expansion builds on the 120 dual-port DC Fast chargers that BMW and Nissan announced together in December 2015.

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Nestlé Waters North America adds 155 new medium-duty propane autogas trucks to delivery fleet

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The new medium-duty delivery trucks, added to the company’s existing autogas fleet of 30 Ford trucks of the same model, will also help the company save on maintenance and fuel costs. The Nestlé Waters North America propane trucks are used to deliver product to its customers across the country including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Deployments in 2016 will include New York City, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Philadelphia and Baltimore.

Toyota Prius Prime details, 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in, Tesla Supercharger expansion: today's car news

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We continue our 2016 New York Auto Show coverage with the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid and more details on the Toyota Prius Prime plug-in, as well as a look at Tesla's planned expansion of its Supercharger DC fast-charging network.

New York And Texas To Join 2011 Chevrolet Volt Launch Markets

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GM has confirmed that the Volt will be launched initially in California, Michigan and Washington D.C. this fall but according to a new report, New York City and Austin The 2011 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric vehicle will be upon us soon, very soon in fact, but for a few select markets, the Volt will arrive much earlier than elsewhere.

Hertz Italy Launches smart fortwo Electric Vehicle in Rome for Italo-NTV train customers

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Hertz is the first car-rental company to deploy EVs and PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric) on three continents—in the US (available to the public in New York, Washington, DC and San Francisco); the UK (London) and now Italy in Europe; and China (Shenzhen). Hertz added the smart fortwo electric drive to its EV fleet in the US in 2010, with the zero-emission car now available in San Francisco, New York and Washington, DC.

Plug-In Electric Car Sales, Honda Civic Concept, Fast Chargers At Gas Stations: Today's Car News

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Today, we report on plug-in electric car sales for March, the Honda Civic concept from the 2015 New York Auto Show, and an Indiana gas-station chain that just installed nine DC fast-charging stations at various locations. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A surprise Honda Civic concept previews the upcoming next-generation production model. Today in Car News

Coalition of 11 states sues US EPA over soot rules

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Led by the State of New York, the coalition also includes California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s lawsuit, filed in federal district court in Manhattan, asks the Court to order the EPA to adopt new air pollution standards promptly and by a date certain.

EPA approves emergency gasoline fuel waivers for 16 states and DC

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) exercised its authority under the Clean Air Act temporarily to waive certain federal clean gasoline requirements for gasoline sold and distributed in Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, District of Columbia, New York, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

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Pike Research forecasts US plug-in vehicle penetration rates to be highest in smaller states

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While the most populous states will see the highest sales volumes, with California, New York and Florida likely leading the way, as a percentage of total vehicle sales, smaller states will lead, with Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, DC, and Delaware among the top states for PEV penetration. Pike forecasts that California, New York and Florida will post cumulative PEV vehicle sales between 2011 and 2017 of 366,099, 146,242, and 101,530 units, representing 5.4%, 3.7%, and 2.8%

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Shell opens hydrogen filling station

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The second hydrogen filling station in the greater New York City area is now open for business with a third due to open later this month and one already operating there for a year. The station is the first of a cluster to come from fuel giant Shell, which formed a partnership with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the US Department of Energy and General Motors to open the forecourt at JFK International Airport.

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

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director Chris Paine’s long-awaited documentary, begins a nationwide theatrical release on June 28 in Los Angeles and New York. We worked on the Maker Faire plug-in project, and supported the effort that brought the CalCars Edrive Lithium Plug-in Prius to Washington DC in May. Who Killed the Electric Car Opens Across the Nation Who Killed the Electric Car?,

US MSRP for BMW i3 EV will be $41,350, before incentives

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DC fast charging, using the SAE DC Combo-Fast Charger, will be available as an option. The BMW i3 will make its world debut at three simultaneous events in New York, London and Beijing on Monday, 29 July. BMW announced that the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (without Destination & Handling) for the i3 electric vehicle in the US will be $41,350, before any federal or state incentives. The Destination & Handling fee in the US is currently $925.

Electrify America to install 2,800 charging stations at workplaces and multi-unit dwellings across US

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Approximately 75% of the new charging station sites will be located at workplaces, with the remainder at apartment buildings, condominiums and other multi-family properties. Workplace and multi-unit dwelling charging stations will be installed in six California metropolitan areas—Fresno, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose—as well as in Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, Portland, Raleigh, Seattle and Washington, DC.

First 2011 Chevy Volts Leave Plant, Head To CA, TX, DC & NY

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The cars are bound for dealers and buyers in the initial launch markets: California, Texas, New York, and Washington, D.C. Production of the world's first range-extended electric car is now a reality. Today, the first shipment of 2011 Chevrolet Volt electric cars left the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. Today's shipment comes exactly four years

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Ford begins production of 2012 Focus Electric at Michigan Assembly, C-MAX models on deck

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A limited number of Focus Electrics will first be available in California and the New York/New Jersey areas. The 19 launch markets also include Atlanta; Austin and Houston, Texas; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Los Angeles; San Francisco; San Diego; New York; Orlando, Fla.; Seattle; and Washington, D.C. Among the new hybrid transmission’s features: Electric motors capable of operating at higher electric speeds.

FedEx Express closes in on goal of 20% improvement in vehicle fleet fuel efficiency years ahead of schedule

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The new FedEx all-electric (EV) vehicles are being deployed in the next few months in numerous locations which include California (the San Francisco Bay area, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and the Central Valley); suburban Washington, D.C. New York City and several locations in Texas. FedEx Express is currently working with General Electric and Columbia University on a project in New York City to optimize charging facilities for all-electric trucks.

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Coulomb Technologies ships more than 2,400 public and commercial charging stations in ChargePoint America Program

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Coulomb’s ChargePoint America program provides approximately 4,500 charging stations to program participants in ten regions in the United States: Austin/San Antonio, Texas, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando/Tampa, Sacramento, Calif., Washington DC/Baltimore, Southern Michigan (including Grand Rapids, Lansing, Ann Arbor and Detroit).

350Green to install more than 400 ChargePoint Network Charging Stations for EVs across US

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350Green is building out a national network of more than 1,000 charging stations, with projects under way in New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Indiana, and California. The company is installing both Level 2 and DC Fast chargers in convenient locations through partnerships with retailers like Walgreens and real estate developers like Simon Property Group. 350Green and Coulomb Technologies will extend the reach of both companies’ technologies and services.

Eaton to work with Greater Washington Regional Clean Cities Coalition on EV charging network project

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Eaton Corporation will collaborate with the Greater Washington Regional Clean Cities Coalition ( GWRCCC ) on a one-year project funded by a US Department of Energy (DOE) grant to create an EV charging network for the Washington, D.C. A portion of the $1 million DOE Clean Cities initiative grant was awarded to the GWRCCC, through the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, for the facilitation of local public-private partnerships to develop deploy EV strategies.

GE hosting electric vehicle experience tour

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Additional EV Experience Tour dates will be announced in Austin, New York City, and Washington, DC for Spring 2011. GE will host an electric vehicle experience tour in seven US cities that will bring GE experts together with local businesses, industry leaders, and public sector stakeholders for educational workshops, test drives, and dialogue on the business case for EV ecosystems.

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Louis, MO | Tampa, FL | Washington, DC. Spring break and summer vacations are closer than you think, and many families making travel plans now are looking for ways to make their trips a little easier on the environment.

EVndeavoring to Do a Month or Two in Review Since July, August. with "Spirit of DC" Hang'in in Phoenix and EVJerry Taking on "Power of DC".

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It's almost like another reality not cruising the Blue Highways with the "Spirit of DC." Anyway, after the Renew America Roadtrip with the Tesla run from New York to California, and after returning to Home Sweet Bisbee, it was time to get into the thinking mode of a three-in-one EVent back with the Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington, DC. Washington DC to California and back in 30 days.

Ford opens limited reservations for 2012 Focus Electric; starting at $39,995

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A limited number of Focus Electrics will first be available in California and the New York/New Jersey regions. The 19 launch markets include: Atlanta, Austin and Houston, Texas; Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, New York, Orlando, Fla., Seattle, and Washington, DC.

LA Metro and Via Join partner to offer shared rides to select transit stations; $1.35M grant

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The new Metro-Via service will be shared, affordable, on-demand, dynamic, accessible, and integrated enabling the use of either a credit card or a TAP account. First launched in New York City in September 2013, the Via platform currently operates in New York City, Chicago, and Washington DC, providing more than 1.5

APTA: public transportation ridership up 5% in first quarter 2012

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Ann Arbor, MI; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Fort Myers, FL; Indianapolis, IN; Ithaca, NY; New York, NY; Oakland, CA; Olympia, WA; San Diego, CA; and Tampa, FL). The five commuter rail systems that reported the next highest increases were located in: New Haven, CT (9.7%); Stockton, CA (9.4%); Los Angeles, CA (8.9%); Salt Lake City, UT (8.5%); and Nashville, TN (8.4%). Lauderdale, FL (8.7%); Newark, NJ (8.0%); San Antonio, TX (8.0%); Washington, DC (7.9%).

APTA reports record public transportation usage in US in 2013; growth outpacing population and VMT growth

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Other heavy rail systems with increases in ridership for 2013 were in the following cities: Los Angeles, CA (4.8%); New York, NY (4.2%); and Cleveland, OH (2.9%). With a new rail line that opened in December 2012, commuter rail in Salt Lake City, UT, saw an increase of 103.3%.

Obama Administration launches series of actions to accelerate EV adoption; inc. $4.5B in loan guarantees, pursuing 350 kW fast charge

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The Obama Administration has announced a series of actions from the Federal government, private sector, and states, as well as a new framework for collaboration for vehicle manufacturers, electric utilities, electric vehicle charging companies, and states, all geared towards accelerating the deployment of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and putting more electric vehicles on the road. New York State. Binghamton University (State University of New York).

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