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Germany & The Coal Exit

Published on February 13th, 2016 | by Rob Compton

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All translations my own and without liability. Germany has made well-publicised strides towards cleaner electricity generation, with renewables accounting for 30% of the country’s electricity mix in 2015. Yet quitting smoking is not easy and, as critics [&hellip... Read More


Bicycles

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New Figures Show “Germany is a Nation of Cyclists”

Published on February 13th, 2016 | by Rob Compton

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Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure released the latest version of its biannual Bicycle Monitor survey this week, saying the survey showed that “Germany is also a nation of cyclists.” Norbert Barthle, parliamentary state [&hellip... Read More


Cars

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Ontario Raises Some EV Incentives, Lowers Others

Published on February 12th, 2016 | by James Ayre

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Originally published on EV Obsession. The Canadian province of Ontario has gone ahead and increased the incentives available through the Electric Vehicle Incentive Program to up to CAD$14,000 per unit — up from the previous incentive [&hellip... Read More


Cars

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2017 Kia Optima PHEV Officially Unveiled

Published on February 12th, 2016 | by James Ayre

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Originally published on EV Obsession. The 2017 Kia Optima plug-in hybrid was officially unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show a few days ago, giving us some new insight into what we can expect with the model’s [&hellip... Read More


Cars

Another Brilliant Tesla Fan Commercial (Nikola Tesla & Tesla Motors)

Beautiful Tesla Fan Commercial Packs Powerful Message

Published on February 12th, 2016 | by Kyle Field

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Originally published on EV Obsession. The Freise Brothers created a fan commercial that tells a poignant tale from days long past that applies equally well to the current EVolution of the automotive industry. Inspirational bits often give me the [&hellip... Read More


Consumer Technology

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Subtle Lessons In GE’s CFL Phaseout

Published on February 12th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

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Originally published on Medium. By Griffin Hagle Last week, GE announced that it will stop manufacturing CFLs by the end of 2016. In what may be the clearest sign yet that the LED has arrived as the [&hellip... Read More


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