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How Much Do Electric Cars Pollute? Report Says When and Where You Plug In Matters

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A new NREL report answers the question: are EVs really zero-emission?

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May 2, 2016


Exactly How Big is Class 8? Understanding Vehicle Classifications

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See how vehicle weight classifications determine laws, regulations, and incentives for your fleet.


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April 20, 2016


Vehicle Energy Data Resources Help Inform Local Leaders

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City-specific data and tools are available online to help municipalities develop effective GHG-reducing programs.

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April 18, 2016


It's Tax Time! Understanding Alternative Fuel and Infrastructure Tax Credits

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Learn how recent federal tax incentive extensions and changes impact alternative fuel and infrastructure tax credits.

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March 21, 2016


From Pump to Plug: Measuring the Public's Attitude about Plug-In Electric Vehicles

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A new report presents the findings of a study into the American public's sentiments toward the issues surrounding plug-in electric vehicles.

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March 10, 2016


New Find-a-Car App Brings Fuel Economy Right to Your Phone

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See how the new Find-a-Car app makes it simple to learn more about fuel economy.

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February 22, 2016