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By Brad Berman ·
January 28, 2008

Weekly Roundup: Electric Vehicles in Israel

What were the biggest hybrid stories of the past seven days? Which ones represent real developments, and which ones are wishful thinking and vehicle vaporware? This past week’s best bet is the development of an electric vehicle infrastructure in Israel. We are more doubtful about a new green brand from BMW and GM’s investment in cellulosic ethanol.

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By Brad Berman ·
January 24, 2008

The Quest for a Better Battery

EnerDel's Ulrik Grape on the challenges of building lithium ion batteries, Japanese competition, and what cars we'll be driving in 2013.

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By Brad Berman ·
January 21, 2008

Tomorrow’s Whodunit: Who Might Kill the Chevrolet Volt

It's been more than a year since General Motors unveiled its visionary Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid concept vehicle—and GM executives are showing a level of dedication bordering on zeal. But enthusiasm, and even a big budget, doesn’t ensure GM’s victory against those who might kill the Volt.

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By Brad Berman ·
September 20, 2007

GM and Toyota Face Off on Future of Hybrids

The nuances of hybrid car technology —such as the difference between a series and parallel plug-in hybrid—are almost completely lost to the average car buyer. But those distinctions have led to an escalating battle of words between Toyota and General Motors regarding their competing visions for the next generation of hybrid cars.

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New to EVs? Start here

  1. Seven Things To Know About Buying a Plug-In Car
    A few simple tips before you visit the dealership.
  2. Incentives for Plug-in Hybrids and Electric Cars
    Take advantage of credits and rebates to reduce EV costs.
  3. Buying Your First Home EV Charger
    You'll want a home charger. Here's how to buy the right one.