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Clean Car Diaries: Revenge is Sweet

Clean Car Diaries: Revenge is Sweet

The electric car's comeback is chronicled in a new film, "Revenge of the Electric Car", which is now out on DVD.

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New, Cleaner Volts and Priuses Arrive

New, Cleaner Volts and Priuses Arrive

More clean car customers will soon be driving solo in the carpool lane.

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Life With the Leaf: Clean Car Future

Life With the Leaf: Clean Car Future

Big news for electric car drivers: the state of California has just passed the toughest clean car standards in the country.

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California Pushes to Get Clean Cars on the Road

California Pushes to Get Clean Cars on the Road

California officials are considering the toughest regulations in the country to promote sales of cars powered by batteries, hydrogen fuel cells or other technology that produces little or no air pollution. These kind of tough mandates have been tried before but they failed. So is this finally the right time for the clean car?

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Reporter's Notes: Greening Your Drive

Reporter's Notes: Greening Your Drive

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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Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf Star at San Jose Electric Car Convention

Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf Star at San Jose Electric Car Convention

After years of stops and starts, electric cars and plug-in hybrids are on the cusp of a new era of mainstream acceptance, starting this year.

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