BYD Sells Electric Buses to LA Metro, Plans More In US

The Chinese company BYD has failed to bring an all-electric passenger car in the United States, but apparently their electric buses are “charging” into the US market. Specifically, in California. So the first Chinese auto imports are…buses.

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$1.3 Million House Comes With Free Tesla Model S Lease

The housing market is supposedly recovering, but there are still plenty of gimmicks used to get buyers into the home of their dreams. In San Jose, California is a mansion for sale for $1.3 million, and it includes a free three-year Tesla Model S lease.

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Study: Diesel Vehicles Have Lower Cost Of Ownership Than Gas Vehicles

A study conducted by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute has shown that over a lifetime of ownership, diesel-fueled vehicles tend to have a lower cost of ownership than conventional gasoline-fueled vehicles.

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Toyota's 2015 Fuel Cell Car Aims For 300-Mile Range

The Toyota 2015 FCV-R should achieve a range of 300 miles per charge, making it the longest-range electric vehicle on

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Researchers Create Wooden Battery For Large-Scale Energy Storage

Very few things would be more helpful to the transition to clean energy, all-natural, low-cost battery that lasts a long time. So imagine how world-changing a battery made from wood fibers could be to the clean energy movement. A team of scientists at the University of Maryland, including Liangbing Hu, and Teng Li, have done just that, creating a battery made of wood fibers and tin, two of the cheapest and most-common elements in the world.

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Petition To Protect Tesla Motors From Distribution Ban Started

A petition was started on the Whitehouse.gov website to allow Tesla Motors to sell their own cars directly to their customers in all 50 states of America. If you think Tesla should be able to sell its cars directly to customers, you should sign this petition.

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SNCF Transports Nissan Leaf For Free

SNCF is a European train company that offers multiple rail services, including an auto train service which enables people to travel with their cars on trains. Nissan worked with them to provide Nissan Leaf owners the ability to carry their cars with them for free in France.

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New York Auto Dealers Try To Make Tesla Sales Illegal, But Fail

The New York State Automobile Dealers Association is pressuring the government to ban automobile manufacturers from registering their own stores, in order to force them to sell through third-party dealers. But a bill put before the New York State legislature died on the vine, leaving auto dealers wringing their hands.

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Nissan Launching Leaf Battery Replacement Program

Nissan will offer a unique battery replacement program for U.S. customers in 2014, under which you pay them a monthly amount for a guarantee that your battery pack will be replaced if your battery’s capacity falls below 9 bars, or 70% of what it originally had.

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