According to their most recent SEC Filing, Elio Motors is over $100 Million in the Red and May No longer have a Way to save itself, thanks to Donald Trump.
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After years of broken promises about new jobs and a boost to the economy, Gov’t Officials are set to Tour Elio Motors Factory Looking for Answers.
Over the last few years, raising gas taxes has been a trendy answer to improving transportation infrastructure across the United States. When raising funds for improving transit, it has often been suggested that states raise the tax on gasoline and diesel fuel. This year, there are at least 9 states, according to taxjusticeblog.org, that are […]
The long-term highway bill currently being negotiated by Congress includes an amendment to extend EV incentives to CNG and other alt. fuel cars, as well.
A new amendment will allow government employees access to GSA charging stations, allowing them, finally, to commute to work in EVs at no cost to taxpayers!
Elio Motors may be getting the $200 million it needs to start production from American taxpayers in the form of a DOE loan.
Japanese automakers are betting big on hydrogen fuel vehicles, and they’ve convinced government officials to stack the deck in their favor.
Strava Metro is a new service that utilizes big data using global positioning satellite (GPS) technology to track cyclist activity around cities. The service is aimed to help municipalities and bike enthusiasts’ organizations gain a greater understanding how bicyclists use city streets, and in turn improve the situation to benefit pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers. The […]
In response to world governments limiting the number of internal combustion cars on the road, Rolls Royce is working on a plug in hybrid built on BMW’s new ActiveHybrid 7.
Photo of a Leaf negotiating Thimphu, capital city of Bhutan, released by Nissan 2/21/14. A new agreement between leading EV manufacturer Renault-Nissan and the Asian mountain nation of Bhutan looks like a win for both parties, and a great development…
Vehicle-to-vehicle technology could reduce fatal car accidents by as much as 80%, and the U.S. government wants to make it mandatory in all new vehicles.
Electric Car Subsidies For Poor People Are A Thing In California (via Planetsave) Hybrid and electric cars can make a huge difference in reducing local air quality, and can help their owners save money while staying more insulated against the volatility of fossil fuel prices. Unfortunately, most plug-in electric cars cost more than…
The woes just keep piling up for Chesapeake Energy. The company is front and center in the nation’s natural gas fracking boom and it just got hit with one of the largest ever civil penalties for violating Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. The penalty…
China’s rapid commercial growth has led to almost inconceivable air pollution in its major cities. In the last month alone, high levels of pollution have forced China to all but shut down the northeastern city of Harbin, a major city with a population of nearly 11 million people. In addition to threatening the country’s deadliest […]
With hybrids, battery-electric, and other alternative-fuel vehicles on the market and making sales gains, it seems that cars powered solely by gasoline may finally be on the outs. But how long will it take before gasoline cars are completely out of the picture? Energy goliath Shell has laid out two scenarios for the future, though […]
The Department of Energy has a $34 billion portfolio of loan guarantees to solar, wind, nuclear and other clean energy companies. In May it was released that just 2% of that portfolio represent losses, about $680 million. Still, with so many high-profile green start-up bankruptcies as of late, it’s worth revisiting the question of how […]