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About $131,250 in Connecticut electric car rebates approved

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say more than $131,250 in state rebates have been paid out or committed to consumers who’ve purchased or leased electric vehicles since May 19. 116 more words


Tesla sets company record with 11,000 vehicles delivered in Q2

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Electric car maker Tesla’s second-quarter deliveries surged 52 per cent to set a company record exceeding 11,000 vehicles.

The Palo Alto, California, company had surpassed 10,000 vehicles for the first time in the first three months of the year and on Thursday said it had broken that record, delivering 11,507 vehicles. 183 more words


Tesla electric buses

Current diesel buses consume about a gallon for every 3 to 4 miles. In contrast, electric buses are fuel-efficient and do not pollute the environment. … 83 more words


Concept of the Day: Alex eroadster

A car called Alex… it’s a composite-bodied EV concept, and there’s a plan to build it in Dunleer, County Louth, Ireland. The firm behind is called Swift Composite Prototypes (does what it says on the tin), and a running prototype has been developed using a Lotus Seven chassis/body. 410 more words


Environmentally Friendly Business Park opens in Bristol

Filwood Green Business Park is being hailed as the most environmentally friendly commercial building in the West of England.  The idea came from local residents, and before opening in May 2015 it had already gained a Breeam outstanding certificate for its green credentials. 291 more words

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The Good, Bad & the Ugly: My LEAF at 1 Year: SilverLEAF Chronicles 5

Contributed by Dr. Sarah

A year ago I made the leap I’d been promising to take by buying the greenest car I could afford: I bought the all-electric NissanLEAF, and launched the SilverLEAF Chronicles blog series. 623 more words

Tesla’s Elon Musk Just Had the Worst Birthday Ever

Elon Musk turned 44 on Sunday, but the entrepreneur probably wished he could just crawl back into bed and forget the day ever happened.

It was, to be frank, a disastrous weekend for both Tesla and SpaceX, the two companies Musk leads. 170 more words