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Ford Focus Electric Hits the Market With Faster Charging Times

Ford Focus Electric Hits the Market With Faster Charging Times

The all-electric Nissan Leaf first went on sale in December 2010. Until a couple of weeks ago, the Leaf had been the only EV available to U.S. consumers from a major automaker. That changed in mid-May when, according to a report by Reuters, Ford started shipping the 2012 Focus Electric to dealers.

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California Utility Commission Defends $100 Million EV Charging Deal

California Utility Commission Defends $100 Million EV Charging Deal

Electric car drivers cheered last week when the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and NRG Energy announced plans to invest $100 million in the state’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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Reporter's Notes: Looking For A Charge

Reporter's Notes: Looking For A Charge

In my search for a greener car, I have considered biodiesel, hydrogen, and even clean diesel. What looks most promising to me, however, are low and zero operating emission plug-in vehicles.

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