Nissan plans to have 1,700 CHAdeMO chargers by April, 2016

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Nissan helps push sales of its all-electric Leaf by accelerating deployment of quick charging stations across the US.

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Plug-in vehicle sales could hit one percent market share this quarter

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Plug-in vehicles may account for as much as one percent of new-car sales this quarter as falling gas prices fail to sway people away from high-MPG cars and advanced-powertrain vehicles.

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Toyota announces production increase for Mirai fuel cell vehicle

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Toyota will ramp up production of its Mirai fuel-cell vehicle from 700 units this year to 2,000 in 2016 on higher demand.

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Recharge Wrap-up: Hyundai/Kia fined $755M for exaggerated MPG ratings; BMW dealers want more i8s

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Hyundai and Kia pay out for overstated fuel economy. BMW i cars are in demand at dealerships. Opel plans electric version of Karl hatchback. PSA Peugeot Citroën not killing compressed air hybrid program.

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California figures out how to charge for hydrogen by the kilogram

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After passing "a rigorous state performance evaluation," the hydrogen refueling station and research center at Cal State University Los Angeles has become the first station in Southern California allowed to sell hydrogen by the kilogram. Every other station that charges can only charge a fixed amount per tank, regardless of the amount dispensed.

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California figures out how to charge for hydrogen by the kilogram originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Prince Charles tours Nissan Leaf plant in Sunderland, UK

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Prince Charles toured Nissan's Sunderland plant in the UK, where the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle is produced.

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Five years ago, the DOE loaned Tesla Motors $465 million

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Five years after Tesla got off to a good start with its ATVM loan deal, Energy Secretary Moniz says the DOE is offering two new programs - one for $55 million and one for $35 million - to help advanced vehicles.

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Five years ago, the DOE loaned Tesla Motors $465 million originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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You, too, can sleep in a Tesla Model S for just $85

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A guy on Airbnb is renting out his Tesla Model S for two people to sleep in for $85 a night. Safety shouldn't be a concern, because renters are locked in his garage during the night with two electric candles for light. Just be up by 8:00 AM because the host needs the Tesla to drive to work.

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The electric motorcycle primer you didn’t know you needed

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Getting a grip on the whys and wherefores of electric motorcycles will help you understand electric vehicles in general, and battery bikes in particular. Check out this five-part primer and see how this quickly-evolving technology might affect the wheels that move you.

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The electric motorcycle primer you didn't know you needed originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Porsche Cayenne diesel V8 may not be long for this world

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Porsche may be getting rid of the V8 diesel option for the Cayenne SUV because upgrading to comply with European emissions standards is pricey.

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