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    Study: Peak Car is so 2004, now get on your bike and ride
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    So, the US metropolitan areas with the largest percentage jump in commuters that bike to work are Portland, Madison, San Francisco and Denver. Now that we've gotten the "no duh" portion of the US Public Interest Research Group's (PIRG) recent study on urban driving habits out of the way, we can ...

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    Study: The mystery of the Chevy Volts that go more electric miles than Nissan Leafs
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    When it comes to the country's two most popular plug-in vehicles, a premium-gas-powered security blanket can make the difference of about four all-electric miles a day. That's the crux of the US Department of Energy's EV Project Vehicle Summary Report for the second quarter of 2013 on how drivers ...

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    Official: Two-thirds of Chevy Volt's 100-million miles have been battery-powered
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    According to those old Trident commercials, four out of five dentists recommended sugarless gum for patients who chewed gum. Well, here's something a bit greener to chew on, General Motors says this: almost two out of every three miles driven in a Chevrolet Volt are battery-powered. That's what ...

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    A study of developed nations suggests they have hit 'peak travel'
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    While the debate over peak oil rages on, a new yardstick has emerged: "peak travel." In a nutshell, peak travel is the point at which the number of miles driven per year per person has reached its peak. Lee Schipper, a researcher at the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center at Stanford University, ...

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