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Bill Ford: A Quarter Of All Vehicles Electrified By 2020

Will one-fourth of all new vehicles be either hybrids, plug-ins, or electric vehicles in less than a decade? That’s what one of the world’s top auto-industry execs thinks—at least for his company. In a piece […]


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Pepco Blames Snake For Easter Morning Outage

Pepco says a large snake is to blame for an Easter morning power outage that affected about 7,000 customers in Prince George’s County.


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BGE Expects Power Outages From High Winds In Md.

BGE says it is remobilizing crews across central Maryland because of high winds expected across the area.


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Tesla Vs BBC: Top Gear Planned Dead Electric Car Shot Before Test

Believe it or not, most of what you watch on television is scripted.  What you may not know is that some shows which appear unscripted, like the BBC’s infamous Top Gear, are also scripted word […]



Screw Gas, Drive A Drill-Powered Electric Suicide Trike

We’re all familiar with alternative lifestyles, but the EX electric tricycle looks like an attempt at an alternative deathstyle. Concocted in the mind of Nils Ferber and realized with the aid of a pair of […]



Now, You Can Like Ford’s Electric Vehicles On Facebook (But Will You Like Them In Real Life?)

Ford has been burning the midnight oil for several years now, and its hard work is paying off. The automaker’s One Ford philosophy has resulted in a slimmer product lineup, two fewer brands, and a […]


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Apartment Building Allows Electric Cars To Charge Up

You may have considered buying an electric car, but asked, “Where will I plug it in?” A new green apartment building in Baltimore has the answer.



2011 Detroit Auto Show: Electric Car Preview

The Holidays are over, the New Year celebrated, which means it’s the time of year when the auto-world descends on Detroit for the North American International Motor Show.  Held over the coming two weeks, it […]



CA Electric Car Rebate Will Run Out Mid 2011, Advocate Warns

California has always been kind to drivers of alternative fuelled vehicles with special privileges in High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes, reduced parking and even additional purchase tax credits.  However, the $5,000 Californian state rebate for those […]



Ford Announces 19 Launch Markets For 2012 Focus Electric

<!– Ford Announces 19 Launch Markets For 2012 Focus Electricview gallery //–> Ford’s first all-electric passenger vehicle, the 2012 Focus Electric, has just received its list of initial launch markets. Totaling 19 cities in all, the […]



Fort Detrick Worker Coasts To Work On E-Bike

Hills present no challenge to David Bedard as part of his daily bicycle commute to Fort Detrick.