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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


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


Say What? 10 Clean Cities Acronyms You Should Know

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This list of acronyms can help you stay knowledgeable about the latest alternative fuels and advanced vehicles lingo.


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February 18, 2016


2016 Vehicle Buyer's Guide Now Available

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Annual guide makes it easy to find alternative fuel vehicle options.

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February 11, 2016


Understanding How and Where Plug-In Electric Vehicle Drivers Charge Up

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A new DOE-supported study finds that common assumptions about the recharging needs of PEV drivers aren't necessarily true.

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January 20, 2016


Annual Metrics Report Captures Latest Greenhouse Gas and Petroleum Savings

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See how Clean Cities efforts led to major petroleum and emissions savings across the nation.

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January 18, 2016