Chu cranks up funding for EVs and energy research
By BusinessGreen staff
Google Maps to provide information on US charge point locations through new government partnership
US energy secretary Steven Chu announced a raft of new funding awards this week, designed to accelerate the development of advanced [...]

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EV industry gets ready for bumpy ride
by Martin LaMonica
WASHINGTON–The auto and battery industries have come up with some impressive electric vehicles. Now they’re wondering how to make money on them.
The Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt are at the head of a parade of [...]

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Nation’s Largest EV Charging Network: Strangers’ Garages
By Keith Barry | April 20, 2011

PlugShare, the smartphone app that’s created an ad hoc EV charging infrastructure from individuals willing to let strangers plug in, is now the largest EV charging network in the United States.
According to Xatori, the outfit [...]

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Thinking of an electric car? Get your garage ready
With gas prices rising and instability in the Middle East, the thought of an electric car in the garage might be getting more appealing.
Before you jump for the new technology, though, make sure your garage is [...]

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