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Tesla opens Gigafactory to expand battery production, sales

Tesla opens Gigafactory to expand battery production, sales

It's Tesla Motors' biggest bet yet: a massive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert that could almost double the world's production of lithium-ion batteries by 2018
Published: 07/27/16
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Abu Dhabi, more than year after takeoff in first round-the-world flight powered by solar energy
Published: 07/26/16
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

The Solar Impulse 2 plane has landed in Abu Dhabi more than a year after its initial take off, completing the first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy
Published: 07/26/16

Utility to roll out electric car charger program

A program rolling out next year will install electric car chargers in Seattle homes and parts of the city
Published: 07/24/16

White House seeks more charging stations for electric cars

The White House says commercial charging stations will be eligible for loan guarantees in a bid to curb global warming and increase the number of electric cars on the road
Published: 07/21/16
Tesla plans trucks, small SUV as part of future plans

Tesla plans trucks, small SUV as part of future plans

Electric car maker Tesla Motors plans trucks, small SUVs as part of future plans
Published: 07/21/16

Electric vehicle charging stations planned for MassPike

The state Department of Transportation is installing electric vehicle charging stations at six service plazas along the Massachusetts Turnpike
Published: 07/19/16
Route 66 becoming green with charging stations, solar panels

Route 66 becoming green with charging stations, solar panels

Route 66, a highway made famous for attracting gas-guzzling Chevrolet Bel Airs traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, is turning green with charging stations
Published: 07/15/16

Samsung in talks to invest in Chinese electric car maker BYD

Samsung Electronics says it is in talks to buy shares of Chinese electric car maker BYD in the latest tech-auto collaboration
Published: 07/15/16
Los Angeles names pollution-reduction panel for port

Los Angeles names pollution-reduction panel for port

Mayor Eric Garcetti has put together an advisory panel with the goal of reducing air pollution from the Port of Los Angeles _ the single largest source of such pollution in Southern California _ by deploying cleaner trucks, trains and ships
Published: 07/13/16