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  • Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Needs a Better Accountant

    Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Needs a Better Accountant

    NRDC’s Max Baumhefner refutes WSJ op-ed on Green Cars.

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  • Q&A: Larry Nitz says GM “committed to electrification as a long-term journey”

    Q&A: Larry Nitz says GM “committed to electrification as a long-term journey”

    by Gary Witzenberg, AutoBlogGreen, March 11, 2013 Anyone who still doesn’t believe thatGeneral Motorsis serious about advanced technology in general, and vehicle electrification in particular, hasn’t yet learned that post-bankruptcy GM is a very different company run by different people with a different set of priorities, most of which we would all applaud. One clear sign of this was the company’s offering of a long list of key executives, including top technology leaders, for media interviews during January’sDetroit Auto Show. […]

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  • Lower Electric Vehicle Prices from GM and Nissan

    Lower Electric Vehicle Prices from GM and Nissan

    By Cyrus Patten, Mar. 1, 2013 For those of you who always wanted an electric vehicle but the near $36,000 price tag was a deal-breaker: your time has come. Nissan took the first step,announcinglast month an 18 percent price cut, bringing the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) from $35,200 to just $28,800. That’s still a lot of money, but brings the entirely electric vehicle into a more reasonable price range for many people. Read more

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  • GM Said to Target Up to 20% Growth for Volt Cars in 2013

    GM Said to Target Up to 20% Growth for Volt Cars in 2013

    by Tim Higgins Bloomberg February 27, 2013 General Motors Co. is planning to build as many as 36,000 Chevrolet Volts and other plug-in hybrids for worldwide delivery this year, 20 percent more than in 2012, two people familiar with the effort said… The 36,000 target is “probably a doable number,” Jim Hall, principal of consultancy 2953 Analytics, said. “It will have a full calendar year in Europe” and GM will probably sell more this year now that the Volt is […]

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  • Electric Car Sales? Doing Better Than The Prius Was, Thank You

    Electric Car Sales? Doing Better Than The Prius Was, Thank You

    by Antony Ingram Green Car Reports February 20, 2013 …Think electric cars are selling poorly? In comparison, at the moment, they are–but look back to those early years of the Prius and the sales numbers tell a very different story. Scientific American has looked at the early sales figures for the Toyota Prius, launched in 1997, and lined them up alongside recent plug-in vehicles: The Mitsubishi i-MiEV launched in 2009, the 2010’s Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf, and 2012’s Toyota […]

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  • Tesla/NY Times Factual Dispute Reveals Different Truth

    Tesla/NY Times Factual Dispute Reveals Different Truth

    by Max Baumhefner Natural Resources Defense Council February 16, 2013 Over the past few days, a debate has unfolded between the start-up electric vehicle company, Telsa, and the New York Times on the subject of a test drive that ended with the car running out of juice. Telsa has released data logs that undercut the reporter’s account, the newspaper is standing by the story, and a group of Tesla owners is hitting the road to prove the Times wrong. Putting […]

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