Featured in photo (from left to right): Dave Doucette (California Office of Traffic Safety), Marian Novak (RADD), Erin Hellmer (Toyota), Alex Black (RADD), Michael Rouse (Toyota), Erin Meluso (RADD), Chris Cochran (California Office of Traffic Safety), Karen Polan (Toyota), Doug Everhart (University of California, Irvine) - (Photo: Business Wire)

TOYOTA HONORS RADD® WITH 2014 PRIUS AT SAN DIEGO CONFERENCE

Continues support of RADD’s Designated Driver Program across college campuses SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RADD, “The Entertainment Industry’s Voice for Road Safety,” was honored by Toyota Motor Sales USA during a luncheon hosted by the automaker at the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) Conference. Toyota commended RADD and announced the donation of a “wrapped” 2014 Toyota Prius More Info »

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FORD’S HYBRID & PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLE SURGE

Ford has not historically been a leader in hybrid or electric vehicle technology. Toyota and Honda very clearly led the introduction of mass-market hybrid electric vehicles. More recently, Nissan and GM have led the burgeoning 100% electric and plug-in electric vehicle markets. But maybe Ford actually had a strategy. (Yes, I generally give people the More Info »

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FIAT 500e COMMERCIAL MESSAGE: FIAT 500e IS SEXY

The Fiat 500e is supposed to be delivered to its customers in California (it’s only market at the moment) sometime this summer. The cute and cool electric car is already sold out, fortunately or unfortunately, depending on how you look at it. Was the sexy marketing of the car part of the reason for that? I’m not sure More Info »

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WATCH HOW THE TESLA MODEL S IS MADE

When Elon Musk took over Tesla Motors, he set out to create not just a different kind of electric car, but a different kind of car company. This even includes the manufacturing methods Tesla uses to put its all-aluminum Tesla Model S electric sedans together, as seen in this video from inside the Tesla Motors More Info »

Image: From the video "Nissan Leaf Owners Talk About Benefits Of Electric Cars"

TWO OWNERS TALK ABOUT THEIR NISSAN LEAF (VIDEO)

Reposted from EV Obsession: Here’s another cool video from Kelly Olsen, this one featuring some Nissan Leaf owners who discuss the benefits of electric cars, how convenient they are, how pretty the Nissan Leaf looks, and how to use the Nissan Leaf. Great, simple video (imho). My favorite part is probably this part: “The question I get the most is, people More Info »

Doug Elbinger poses with his Chevy Volt at the new solar electric car charging station at the City Market in Lansing, Michigan. April 2013.

ONE YEAR WITH MY CHEVY VOLT

Let me tell you about my Chevy Volt, now that I’ve been driving it for one year. I remember back in 2011 when the Volt was first announced. I admired the boldness of GM to bring out a range-extended plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) in the midst of such economic uncertainty. In accord with the automotive reviews More Info »

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Tesla Repays Department of Energy Loan Nine Years Early

(The following article & image above were obtained at the Tesla website) ONLY AMERICAN CAR COMPANY TO HAVE PAID BACK GOVERNMENT  Tesla Motors announced that it has paid off the entire loan awarded to the company by the Department of Energy in 2010. In addition to payments made in 2012 and Q1 2013, today’s wire of More Info »

Envision Solar's First Quarter report

Envision Solar’s First Quarter 2013

SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2013 — Envision Solar International, Inc. (EVSI: OTCQB) (“Envision Solar,” or the “Company”), a manufacturer and designer of unique, architecturally accretive, renewable energy systems, today announced results for the three months ended March 31, 2013. Recent Company Highlights: In April, completed first Cadillac branded Solar Tree® structure at Fremont Cadillac dealership More Info »