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Published on June 13th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan


Electric Vehicle News Roundup (12 Stories)

June 13th, 2013 by  

As noted yesterday here on CleanTechnica, I was out of action for about a week (and not in a fun way) — not only on here, but on the internet in general. I had some roundup posts waiting to get finished beforehand, so I’m finally getting those up. Notably, I actually went ahead and cleared my feedreader on Saturday — or had someone do so for me so I wouldn’t be tempted to try too hard to catch up on days worth of stories while recovering. So, I may have missed some notable stories. If so, please drop them in the comments below! For now, here are 12 electric vehicle stories I wouldn’t want you to miss:


Yep, they’re electric vehicles, too. 😀

  1. Has Scott Walker Finally Found a Way to Kill the Milwaukee Streetcar?

100% Electric Vehicles

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  1. Driving An EV Puts More Money In Your Pocket

  2. Electric Audi R8 e-tron Cancelled, Millionaires Weep

  3. Carlos Ghosn Saw It Coming — Said No More Battery Swap Vehicles Before Better Place Folded

  4. BMW, GM Complete Testing On DC Fast Charge Station Usage; Validation On BMW i3 And Chevy Spark EV

Plugin Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) & Conventional Hybrid Electric Vehicles

  1. Plug-In Hybrid Conversion Company Raises $3 Million 

  2. 2013 Ford Fusion Energi Gets 5-Star Safety Rating

  3. Toyota Increases Lithium-Ion Battery Production 6x To Upgrade Prius

Other & Mixed

  1. A123 Exits Bankruptcy, Becomes B456

  2. Plugless EV Charging Gets More Affordable Thanks To Bosch

  3. Ford: Energi Owners Plugging In More Often Than Those Of Focus Electric

  4. A mixture of news in video format:

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