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Ford shines bright in the sunshine state

Ford Motor Co. and Progress Energy are expanding their plug-in vehicle research partnership to include the utility company's Florida operations

By Mar. 2, 2010


V2G: Smart grids meet electric vehicles

In the future, utilities will pay you to plug in your vehicle.

By Jan. 29, 2008


Half of U.S. residents would buy hybrid car

Pike Research survey shows 48 percent of consumers would be interested in buying plug-in hybrid electric vehicles to save money.

By Sep. 8, 2009


Ford Focus Electric priced at $39,200, plays nice with your smartphone

Ford gets specific with the details surrounding the 2012 launch of its fully electric Focus.

By Apr. 12, 2012


Toyota to work on plug-ins, double its hybrid lineup

Toyota to work on plug-ins, double its hybrid lineup

By Jun. 13, 2006


'Smart' electric grids to ease zap from plug-ins?

Department of Energy-funded project is testing fast chargers and "smart" electrical grids for controlling a potential strain on resources from plug-in hybrid vehicles.

By Jul. 22, 2008


Electric cars seen as killer app for smart grid

Utilities plan to use smart-grid technology to tap into the stored electricity of plug-in electric vehicles in exchange for an electricity rate discount for car owners.

By Jun. 20, 2009


House OKs energy bill - but where's the beef on energy or climate?

We're still short of a comprehensive climate solution. And our *energy* bill didn't really address either oil consumption or oil supply.

By Aug. 8, 2007


ABCs of Car Tech: Back to basics

Welcome to the first installment of a new feature that where we will be explaining the whats, whys, and hows of car technology.

By Nov. 21, 2011


Green news harvest: Recycling solar, electric car calculator

To avoid electronic waste problems and recuperate valuable material, European solar manufacturers are starting to look at solar panel recycling.

By Apr. 3, 2009