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National Parks Service Honors Clean Cities Coalitions with Director's Partnership Award

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Nineteen Clean Cities coalitions were recognized for their support of sustainable transportation projects in parks across the country.


September 23, 2015

Celebrate EV Everywhere by Sharing Your Electric Vehicle Story

An infographic explaining how the U.S. Department of Energy is revving up the electric vehicle market. Achieving the performance and cost targets set by the EV Everywhere Grand Challenge will reduce the combined battery and electric drive system costs of a plug-in electric vehicle by up to fifty percent. There are now almost 360,000 plug-in electric vehicles on the road, with U.S. yearly sales more than doubling from 2012 to 2014. The number of vehicle models available is on the rise. In 2014 and 2015, auto manufacturers have introduced 13 models of plug-in electric vehicles.

Learn how you can be a part of DOE's efforts to highlight the stories of EV owners on social media.


September 16, 2015

10 Things I Love About My Electric Vehicle

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To celebrate National Drive Electric Week, DOE and Energy Saver are spreading the word about EVs.


September 15, 2015

NREL Leads Effort to Get Traffic Moving in Right Direction

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A new smartphone tool will help guide travelers through cities in the most energy-efficient way possible.


August 26, 2015

EcoCar 3 Teams Amplify Outreach with Clean Cities Collaboration

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Learn how EcoCAR 3 teams and Clean Cities coalitions make for a winning combination.


August 11, 2015

Clean Cities and NPS Team Up to Promote Sustainable Transportation

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Campaign encourages practicing green transportation strategies as one of the easiest ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


August 6, 2015