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At Witz' End - It's the Battery, Stupid!

Research study says EVs have a tough road ahead

Video: Volvo helping to develop new material that could be both battery and bodywork

Battery bodywork prototype material – Click above to watch video Sebastian Blanco

Some say "No plug, no deal," but not everyone is gonna buy that

This week, the Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers found that plug-in hybrids have to be "affordable" if automakers think that customers will want to buy them. People are interested, U of M says, but cost is paramount to people deciding to make a purchase. Speaking at the Business of Plugging In conference in Detroit this week, Richard Curtin, from the University of Michigan's

Studies Say: a wrap up from the green car front: "Internalize the Externalities," more

This is a particularly busy time for studies trying to understand the impact of green vehicles. Here's a quick round-up:

Lists? Yeah, electric vehicles get on lists. Hopeful, hopeful lists

Tesla Roadster – Click above for high-res image gallery

Locavolts? Food sourcing issues coming to the energy discussion

If you're at all familiar with the hardcore environmentalist mindset, then you know that there is really no limit to how far you can take thinking about your impact on the world. Locavore, the 2007 New Oxford Dictionary's Word of the Year, for example, means someone who only (or m