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11 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

GM July 2014 Sales--Up 9 Percent

August 1, 2014: General Motors Co. dealers delivered 256,160 vehicles in the United States in July, for the company's highest July sales since 2007.


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15 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In July: Leaf, Volt Both Do Well

Sales of plug-in electric cars in the U.S. continued their rise in July, as Nissan delivered more than 3,000 Leaf battery electric cars and Chevy more than 2,000 Volt range-extended electrics.


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21 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Nissan 2014 Electric Vehicle Sales Send Sparks Through Tesla's Industry

NSANY recently reported a 14 percent jump in U.S. sales and a 13.4 percent jump in the operating profits.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014

DC Military

NDW expanding options for personal electric vehicle use

As the use of electric vehicles is on the rise across the country and within the military, the Navy is exploring options for expanding installation of electric vehicle charging stations not only for official use, but for personal vehicles as well.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Aiken Standard

SRS selected for National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program

Submitted photo DOE-SR Fleet Manager Chris Goodman, left, charges the Chevy Volt, the first electric vehicle at the Savannah River Site, while members of the SRNS and DOE-SR Fleet Management team Tim Armstrong, Kevin Heath and Pete Ladomirak perform a 360 degree walk around inspection before driving the government vehicle.


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Rumormill: 2016 Chevy Volt to make auto show debut this season

Ever since we saw that spy shots of the 2016 Chevy Volt , we've been hungering for more information on the next-gen version of GM's green halo car.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Environmental News Network

General Motors, OnStar, EV's and the Smart Grid

General Motors is bringing its OnStar-enabled Smart Grid solutions, to one of the largest electric vehicle collaborations to take place within the industry.


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EV calculator finds cheapest car for your commute

Electric-car aficionados love to brag about the low cost of filling up with a power plug, especially when gasoline prices rise.


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Chevrolet Volt Partners with MBAs Across America

Chevrolet is providing 12 extended-range electric Volts to help expand a unique program that matches local entrepreneurs and MBA students committed to revitalizing small businesses across America.


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These Fishermen Make 'Sea Chairs' From Plastic They Haul In... While They're Still Fishing

Most of us know there are unfortunate amounts of plastic floating about in the world's oceans and that the ubiquitous substance is even making its way into Earth's permanent geological record .


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

JK on the run

GM puts wireless charge pads that might actually work with your phone into new Cadillacs

GM's first car capable of charging your smartphone without a cord will be a Cadillac, not a Chevy Volt.


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Hollywood Reporter

Record Industry Targets General Motors, Ford Over Music-Copying Vehicles

In efforts to collect money over the copying of music, the record industry has reached as high as the skies and as far as New Zealand , but the latest target is a moving one.


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Plug-In Electric Cars: How To Buy A Second Charging Cable

If you own a plug-in electric car, what's the best way to get a second charging cable to supplement the one that came with your vehicle? It all started when reader Brandt Buffham of Santa Clarita, California, bought a Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedan.


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Official: Cadillac ELR next EV to get Plugless Power wireless charging tech

Evatran has been testing its Plugless Power wireless charging systems for electric vehicles in the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf for years now and made the tech commercially available early this year.


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GM's Race to the 200-Mile Electric Car

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Design News

LG Chem Aims for Affordable, Long-Range Battery by 2017

Battery maker LG Chem Power Inc . plans to offer a new cell chemistry that could serve as the foundation for an affordable electric car with a 200-mile driving range by 2017.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit News

Akerson: 'We all' misread problems in GM's recall crisis

'General Motors deserves no praise. We did what we should do,' said Dan Akerson, former president and CEO.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014


BMW Vs. Tesla: A Real Live Innovator's Dilemma

Jill Lepore genereated quite a fracas in Silicon Valley with her New Yorker article that questions disruptive innovation and posits that large incumbent companies often survive and subsume disruptive technology with small incremental gains.


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Christian Science Monitor

Rules for quiet electric cars have to be delayed, automakers say

Justin Miller makes a phone call as he charges his 2013 Nissan Leaf electric car.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Oscar-Nominated Producer Reveals Why His Car Is Now His Office

As studios purge rich on-the-lot deals, this top dealmaker has learned to love - and make do with - a mobile workspace on wheels .


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