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    Report: Strong incentives help Norway love electric vehicles after all these years
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    Norwegians are buying a lot of Nissan Leaf vehicles and have the most Tesla Model S reservations in the European market. While the US is a major market for electric vehicles, the sales numbers are proportionally huge for Norwegians. US electric vehicle sales look to be close to 50,000 for plug-in ...

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    Study: Electric, hybrid vehicle badges could get bigger to help first responders
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    For first responders approaching a crashed Nissan Leaf, it can be easy to recognize that the car is a plug-in electric vehicle and that a specific set of safety practices must be followed. But what about the upcoming Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid? Unless you really know your stuff, it sure looks ...

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    Home Depot now offering 30 different electric vehicle chargers
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    Shopping for a 240-volt, Level 2 wall-mounted electric car charging unit? Then check out Home Depot's online shopping site, where consumers get to choose a variety of units with prices that start at $749 and top off at $9,815. Granted, these are very different charging units, with the $749 price ...

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    Study: Consumer interest in electric vehicles waning a bit, Pike finds
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    Fascination with plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) has been softening for in the US in the past year, Pike Research found after once again surveying consumers about their interest level and concerns about the practicality of making such as purchase. Interest in owning plug-in electric vehicles is ...

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    Report: EV Project finds plug-in hybrid owners more likely to use public chargers
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    Plug-in vehicle drivers being tracked by Ecotality in the EV Project are revealing some interesting tidbits about home and public charging habits. Ecotality is collecting data on the driving and charging patterns of about 6,000 US plug-in electric vehicle owners, and has found out that plug-in ...

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    UK government joining the club to rethink EV incentives
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    Government incentives can be an important boost for new technologies moving from the testing ground to mainstream markets, but incentives are not guaranteed to achieve intended results – and there's no promise a government can maintain support. In an era of budgetary pressures (such as ...

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    Official: Feds want public comments on EV Everywhere, lower-cost plug-in vehicle project
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    The cost of plug-in electric vehicles is right up there with perceived loss of convenience as a stumbling block for mass adoption of electric vehicles. To help figure out what it will take to climb over the cost hurdle, the U.S. Dept. of Energy would like to hear from you. In March, President ...

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