Plan Now And Electric Cars Can Help Create The Clean Energy Grid

By Nick Stockton, Wired.com -

ELECTRIC VEHICLES ARE a fixture of many a transportation utopia, and for good reasons. In a world still reliant on private transportation, they promise everything from lower pollution to higher [...]

General Motors Is Going All Electric

By Alex Davies, www.wired.com -

By Alex Davies for Wired - AFTER MORE THAN a century peddling vehicles that pollute the atmosphere, General Motors is ending its relationship with gasoline and diesel. This morning, the American [...]

California Considers Combustion-Engine Car Ban

By Ryan Beene and John Lippert, www.bloomberg.com -

By Ryan Beene and John Lippert for Bloomberg - The internal combustion engine’s days may be numbered in California, where officials are mulling whether a ban on sales of polluting autos is needed [...]

China Plans To Ban Sales Of Fossil Fuel Cars Entirely

By Darrell Etherington, www.techcrunch.com -

By Darrell Etherington for TechCrunch - China’s big electric vehicle push is about to get even bigger: The country is planning to end the sale of fossil fuel-powered vehicles entirely, with [...]

Chris Hedges Visits Indiana City To See Impact Of Job Flight

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - In a special edition of "On Contact," Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges visits Anderson, Ind., formerly a center of car production. He witnesses the economic and [...]

On Electric Cars, The U.S. Is Stuck In The Slow Lane

By Oscar Reyes, www.otherwords.org -

By Oscar Reyes for Other Words - While Europe races toward electric vehicles, U.S. automakers are actually trying to make cars less efficient. The French government recently announced a plan to [...]

Mississippi Autoworkers Mobilize

By Michelle Chen, www.dissentmagazine.org -

By Michelle Chen for Dissent - The workers at the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi, had high hopes when the state-of-the-art factory complex moved in fourteen years ago to a small, majority [...]

Coalition Of 13 States Challenge Trump On Vehicle Emission Standards

By Staff, www.reuters.com -

By Staff of Reuters - New York State's attorney general and 12 other top state law enforcement officials said on Friday they would mount a vigorous court challenge to any effort to roll back [...]

From Oslo To Vancouver, Cities Plan To Go Car-Free

By Leanna Garfield, www.tsss.ca -

By Leanna Garfield for TSS - In late 2016, Madrid’s Mayor Manuela Carmena reiterated her plan to kick personal cars out of the city center. On Spanish radio network Cadena Ser, she confirmed that [...]

Gas-Powered Cars Will Vanish In 8 Years, Big Oil Will Collapse: Stanford Study

By Staff, www.theantimedia.org -

By Staff of Anti-Media - The reason for this, as he explains in thorough detail, is that the market for self-driving electric vehicles (EVs) is simply growing too fast. “What the cost curve says [...]

VW’s Environmental Settlement Includes 400 EV Fast Charging Stations

By James Ayre, www.cleantechnica.com -

By James Ayre for Clean Technica - As part of its court settlements with with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Volkswagen will build around [...]

German Push To Ban Combustion-Engine Cars By 2030 Wins Support

By Edward Taylor and Mark Heinrich, www.reuters.com -

By Edward Taylor and Mark Heinrich - A proposal to stop sales of new combustion-engine cars by 2030 has gained cross-party support in Germany's Bundesrat, the country's upper house of parliament, [...]

Barcelona Is Kicking Cars Off Many Of Its Streets.

Ben Adler, www.grist.org -

Ben Adler for Grist - The city’s plan will create “superblocks” that cars, buses, and trucks must go around, with exceptions for local residents and deliveries at off-peak times. Despite the [...]

The Netherlands Could Soon Ban The Sale Of Non-Electric Cars

By Katie Valentine, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Katie Valentine for Climate Progress - The lower house of the Dutch parliament passed a motion recently that would ban the sales of non-electric cars in the country by 2025. The motion still [...]

Norway’s Plan To Get Rid Of Cars; New Billion-Dollar Bike Highway

By Adele Peters, www.fastcoexist.com -

By Adele Peters for Fast Company - Norway is trying to get rid of as many cars as it can. By 2030, though the country's population is quickly growing, the government is aiming for zero growth in [...]

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