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Published on June 13th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

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Electric Vehicle News Roundup (12 Stories)

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June 13th, 2013 by Zachary Shahan
 
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:

Streetcars!

Yep, they’re electric vehicles, too. :D

  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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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



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