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3 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Porsche Announces Plans to Launch the First Production Plug-in Hybrid SUV

Porsche recently unveiled the updated 2015 Cayenne SUV, which will be the first plug-in hybrid SUV on the market when it arrives this fall.

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Related Topix: Porsche, Hybrid, Porsche Panamera, Sedan, Porsche Cayenne S, Porsche Cayenne, SUV, Coupe, Porsche 918 Spyder, Convertible

8 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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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Chevrolet, Auto Dealers, Tesla Model S, Sedan

11 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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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Coupe, Nissan Altima, Wagon, Nissan Rogue, Hybrid, SUV, Sedan, Nissan Sentra, Auto Dealers, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

15 hrs ago | Trend

New vehicle: From fiction to real life

This is the footwear that Batman and Flash Gordon would wear if they could. These are the gadgets you probably dreamt about when you were a child.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Inventions, Science / Technology, Pasadena, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

EETimes

NEWS & ANALYSIS: Is Tesla's Gigafactory a Gigablunder for Panasonic?

Panasonic outperformed the forecasts of most analysts and reported on July 31 a 28 percent increase in operating profit for the latest April-June quarter .

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Related Topix: Hybrid

KOB-TV New Mexico

Tesla: Investments are minor compared to revenue that could be lost

Tesla Motors confirms it: the electric car manufacturer is breaking ground and preparing a site for its huge new battery factory near Reno, Nevada.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Tesla Motors, Startups, Reno, NV, Hybrid

Silicon Alley Insider

Tesla's Plans For Its Massive Battery Factory Make It Sound Like A Legendary Ford Plant

In the company's letter to shareholders , it highlighted the importance of its planned, massive $5-billion lithium-ion battery Gigfactory.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, River Rouge, MI

The Auto Channel

GM Teams Up with EV Industry for a Better Grid

July 31, 2014: 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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Related Topix: Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Coupe, Cadillac ELR, Chevrolet Spark EV

Seeking Alpha

Northern Graphite Soars On No News: It's Time To Take Profits

The company is fairly valued if we assume that it receives relatively favorable financing for its Bissett Creek Large Flake Project in Ontario.

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Related Topix: Hybrid

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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Related Topix: US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, Alternative Energy, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Electricity Supply System', for Approval

Some electric vehicles use lithium ion batteries. Performance of a lithium ion battery is generally poor at a low temperature.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Hybrid

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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Related Topix: Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Alternative Energy, Energy

Business Journal

Tesla signs Panasonic deal for up to $291M initial Gigafactory investment, report says

The lithium-ion batteries that Panasonic manufactures for Tesla Motors' Model S electric vehicles are shown here.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Sparks, NV, Storey County, NV

Autoblog

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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Related Topix: Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Traverse City, MI

GreenCarReports

Researchers Create Pure Lithium Anode, 'Holy Grail' For Battery Cell

Existing lithium-ion batteries rely on the movement of lithium ions between the anode and cathode--and back--as the battery charges and discharges.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Startups, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Bloomberg

Tesla Seen Reporting Record Deliveries on China Expansion

Tesla Motors Inc. will probably report record electric Model S deliveries in the second quarter after it accelerated output and began shipping its flagship sedan to China and the U.K. The youngest publicly traded U.S. carmaker is projected to say tomorrow it delivered a best-ever 7,546 Model S sedans in the period that ended June 30, the average of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tesla Model X, SUV, Tesla Motors, Startups, Hybrid, New York

CNN

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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Related Topix: Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Non-Profit, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

Tue Jul 29, 2014

TechCrunch

Cutting Energy Costs For Businesses, Green Charge Networks Raises $56 Million

Armed with nifty energy management software, thousands of Samsung lithium-ion batteries, and $56 million in outside financing, Green Charge Networks is looking to change the way companies pay for power.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

SFGate

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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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Chevrolet, Honda Civic, Coupe, Wagon, Honda, Sedan, Business News

GigaOM

Researchers hard at work to make the workhorse lithium ion battery better

As startups bring entirely brand new types of batteries to market , many researchers are still laser focused on the dominant form of batteries in our cell phones, laptops and early electric cars like Tesla's Model S: lithium ion batteries.

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Related Topix: Hybrid

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