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Only 26 percent of the island has had power restored in U.S. history's biggest blackout.

Only 26 percent of the island has had power restored in U.S. history's biggest blackout.

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Focus on helping Puerto Rico rebuild furthers delays.

In response to a Tesla customer asking if he would get his car delivered this year, Musk tweeted, "December will be a big month, so probably, but it is impossible to be certain right now."

US and China Sign MOU On EVs, Energy

*UPDATE: Nissan has released a video of the Leaf in Puerto Rico, so we've embedded it below.

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Puerto Rico is incentivizing its citizens with its own version of rebates: reducing excise taxes on hybrids and all-electric vehicles. This is an island full of excise taxes on a lot of things, including cars, lottery winnings, cigarettes, liquor, hotel rooms and cement. The government in the U.S. territory wants to cut combustible fuel usage and is thus adding excise tax breaks for those purchasing a hybrid or EV. Previous excise tax refunds of up to $2,000 have been increased.

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If you live in a city where parking is scarce, you won't like hearing this. MIT Professor Eran Ben-Joseph has written a book titled Rethinking a Lot: The Design and Culture of Parking, and the gist is that the U.S. has far too many parking spaces.

David Morales Colón's unusual wake. (Photo courtesy of Primera Hora) - Click above to watch video after the jump