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Interested in the 2017 Chevy Bolt? Here are its Global Warming Emissions…

, policy analyst, Clean Vehicles

Regardless of where you live, the Chevy Bolt’s carbon footprint will compare extremely well with the average gasoline-powered vehicle. Read more >

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New Electric Vehicles for 2016: Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model X

, policy analyst, Clean Vehicles

Looking to start the new year with a new vehicle? Begin your obsessive internet research by reading the following recap of updates to the 2016 Chevy Volt and Nissan LEAF, both electric vehicles that can seriously cut your transportation emissions while saving you some coin on fuel. I also preview the all-new Tesla Model X, debuting at a high price point but with features that could justify its six-figure price tag. Read more >

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Making Clean Cars Easier to Buy in California

, senior engineer, Clean Vehicles

Electric cars reduce both oil use and global warming emissions and are cheaper to operate than gasoline-powered vehicles. However, electric cars can cost more to buy than a conventional vehicle, and this initial outlay can prevent cars buyers from choosing a vehicle that is both a greener choice and will save money in the long run.

Now California is poised to make buying electric vehicles an option for more people through new investments and incentive programs. Read more >

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National Research Council on Electric Vehicles: Clean and Getting Cleaner

, senior engineer, Clean Vehicles

The National Research Council (NRC) released a report yesterday on electric vehicles and the barriers to adoption. The report, “Overcoming Barriers to Deployment of Plug-in Electric Vehicles,” addresses some of the key obstacles to plug-in electric vehicle adoption. Importantly, the report also validates UCS’s own analysis: electric vehicles are clean today and will get cleaner as we continue to switch to better sources of electricity, like wind and solar power. Read more >

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Electric Vehicles: The Right Choice for Oregon

, senior engineer, Clean Vehicles

Oregon is considering bolstering electric vehicle (EV) adoption with purchase incentives for consumers who want to buy or lease EVs. That would be a great idea as EVs can help Oregonians reduce both global warming emissions and fuel costs. Read more >

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