Strike Votes Continue As Autoworkers Gear Up For Contract Fight Against GM, Ford, And Chrysler

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Autoworkers at GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) are continuing to vote on strike authorization. Balloting will conclude Wednesday, and the official totals are expected the following day. The [...]

Meet Noah, The Circular Car Of The Future

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Meet Noah. This lightweight plug-in electric city car scoots two people and their stuff around for up to 149 miles (240 km) on a single charge and can reach speeds of 68 miles per hour (110 [...]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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 [...]

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