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Bad Karma, by Eric Peters

In Washington, nothing succeeds like failure. From Eric Peters at theburningplatform.com:

What if you build it – and they don’t come?fisker lead

Send the bill to the taxpayers! 365 more words

Government

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

News

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

Canada

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

Social

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

Concepts

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