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Obama Administration wants 200-mile EV that charges in under 10 minutes

Turns out, the Feds do not want EV momentum to fade.

Despite missing the famous 1-million-EVs-by-2015 goal, the Obama Administration is still working towards a US with more electric vehicles.

Free workplace charging not necessarily best option for happy EV drivers

The Most Efficient Workplace-Charging Program Is A Balancing Act

Companies looking into providing workplace charging should charge slightly more than the market rate of electricity, and should have a mix of Level 1 and Level 2 charging stations, Plug In America says.

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DOE's EV Everywhere workplace charging program is working

One US Department of Energy plug-in vehicle charging-station program is geared to turn this country into ... Norway? Not literally, but the DOE's EV Everywhere Workplace Charging Challenge was launched early last year to get more companies to install on-site charging stations in order to increase plug-in vehicle adoption. And while the uptake hasn'

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ChargePoint suggests five ways to prevent charge rage

Plug-in vehicle drivers may be associated with the oh-so-warm and fuzzy and peaceful green movement, but there's apparently some static being caused at offices with on-site vehicle chargers and the frustration that happens when all the chargers are in use. Enough so that someone coined a new phrase: "charge rage." To the rescue comes the largest maker of said chargers with a new set of solutions to try

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Energy Department offers $50 million for more, better plug-in vehicles

Sequestration or no sequestration, Washington is investing another $50 million in electric vehicles and hybrid electric cars, with the goal of making them as affordable to own and operate as today's gas-powered vehicles.

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EV Everywhere expands with Workplace Charging Challenge

The big policy announcement at today's Public Policy day at the Washington Auto Show came from Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu. The news is that President Obama's EV Everywhere program will be expanded to include a Workplace Charging Challenge, a plan to get more electric vehicle charging stations into more workplace parking lots. And the WCC is starting

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Feds want public comments on EV Everywhere, lower-cost plug-in vehicle project

The cost of plug-in electric vehicles is right up there with perceived loss of convenience as a stumbling block for mass adoption of electric vehicles. To help figure out what it will take to climb over the cost hurdle, the U.S. Dept. of Energy Jon LeSage

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White House annouces $4.7b effort for advanced-technology vehicles, including EV Everywhere

It's a big week for compressed natural gas vehicles, thanks to President Obama's announcement today that his administration wants to increase federal support for CNG vehicles by introducing a tax credit similar to the one in place for plug-in vehicles. Plug-in vehicles, too, could get a big boost – and a double-whammy at that – with the current tax credit exchanged for a point-of-sale rebate and an increase in the maximum value from $7,500 to $10,000. The President made the