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Waiting For The Model Y Or Another Future EV? There Are Things You Can Do Now To Reduce Driving Impacts & Costs

March 12th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

With the upcoming announcement of the Tesla Model Y, and with better and better electric vehicles (EVs) coming out every year, many of our readers might be waiting to switch to an electric ride. Many are waiting for lower prices, more charging stations, more range, or simply want a form factor that isn’t yet available, like a pickup truck or off-road

Prepping For World Electric Car (Tesla) Distance Record Attempt

August 18th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

This weekend, members of the Tesla Shuttle crew are going to attempt to break the world record for miles/kilometers driven on a single charge in an electric car. The attempt is being led by Tomasz Gać, founder/CEO of Quriers and co-founder of Tesla Shuttle. But I'm also one of those people and will be doing a good chunk of the driving — weather permitting. A third co-founder, Jacek Fior, and I did a test drive for several hours recently. Below the video (and in the video chat) are some of my notes from that test drive

UTC Hydrogen Fuel Cell Sets Performance Record on Oakland AC Transit Hybrid Electric Bus

August 15th, 2011 | by Andrew

A hydrogen fuel cell-powered hybrid electric bus supplied by UTC Power for the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has set a performance record by operating for over 10,000 hours. The milestone is another step toward reducing the life cycle cost of hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles, which produce zero emissions and are more than 50% efficient in terms of converting energy to power.

NASA Tackles New Challenge with Green Flight Initiative

April 7th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

The Space Shuttle hasn't even gotten its last flight off the ground and already NASA has embarked on a new mission. This time, the goal is a little closer to Earth. The agency is dedicating $16.5 million to a set of four projects to develop more

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