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Author Archives: Silvio Marcacci

North American West Coast Governments Sign Climate Change Pact

October 28th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

The leaders of British Columbia, California, Oregon, and Washington just formally joined forces to reduce emissions and transition toward renewables by signing the Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy, committing to link and maintain their respective climate and renewable energy policies.

1966: Back To The Future Of Fuel Cell And Electric Vehicles (CT Exclusive)

September 21st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Hydrogen fuel cell and electric vehicles are widely considered the future of clean transportation. We’re all familiar with the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt, but did you know a major automaker built EV and fuel cell vehicles back in 1966? I got a chance to go back to the future and check out the ancestors of today’s cutting-edge alternative fueled vehicles in person during a tour of the General Motors Heritage Center

2014 Chevy Spark EV Test Drive (CT Exclusive)

September 19th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Can an electric vehicle be powerful, cheap, and fun to drive? The answer to all three questions is yes in the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV. I took a test drive of Chevy’s all-electric mini car and let me say one thing – I was surprised by this EV.

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