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Published on June 13th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

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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:

Streetcars!

Yep, they’re electric vehicles, too. 😀

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

100% Electric Vehicles

electric car savings infographic

  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 tryin' to help society help itself (and other species) with the power of the typed word. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor, but he's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession, Solar Love, and Bikocity. Zach is recognized globally as a solar energy, electric car, and energy storage expert. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in.



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