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9Route 66 starts plugging in through the Midwest

Three hundred miles down, 2,100 to go. Green-car advocates can soon travel a bit of American history thanks to a public-private collaboration that is stringing together some plug-in vehicle charging stations along the Illinois stretch of historic Route 66. Heck, maybe there will be some wind-powered electricity from Chicago.

23HEVF wants Route 66 to become first electric highway in US

It's unlikely that Bobby Troup had this in mind when he penned (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 in 1946, but the Mother Road is being suggested by at least one automotive group as key to a transcontinental electric highway. The Historic Electric Vehicle Foundation (HEVF) says it supports the idea of making Route 66 the "core" of a network of electric-vehicle chargers, but few details are emerging as far as the number of stations and who would pay for them. Those details could be worked out at the Ro

10On 6/6/(0)6, Autoblog remembers "The Devil's Highway"

With Tuesday marking the date 06/06/06, it seems only fitting for Autoblog to spare a moment to remember U.S. Route 666, variously known as The Devil's Highway and The Highway to Hell.

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