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8 states vow 3.3M zero-emission vehicles by 2025

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The governors of eight states including California and New York pledged Thursday to work together to create charging stations and other fueling infrastructure needed to get 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on […]


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Lawmakers extend carpool perk for clean vehicles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state Senate has approved two bills designed to encourage motorists to buy low-polluting vehicles. Both extend existing programs that allow solo drivers to use carpool lanes as an incentive. SB286 […]


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Fisker hybrid carmaker furloughs hundreds

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Fisker Automotive has furloughed more than 200 employees — all of its remaining staff — for a week as the Orange County carmaker struggles with financial and production problems.


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Indianapolis to replace entire fleet with electric, hybrid

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Indianapolis plans to replace its entire fleet with electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2025 – the first major U.S. city to take such a step. Officials will ask automakers to develop a plug-in hybrid police car, too.



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