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Electricity Production and Distribution

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  • Toyota Prius Plug-In Concept at Frankfurt Motor Show

     
    Looks like: The 2010 Toyota Prius we see in extravagant TV commercials Defining characteristics: Plug-in capability Ridiculous features: Can only go 12 miles on electric power Chance of being mass-produced: Starts testing next year, so chances are good...
  • 2010 Tesla Roadster: Through Ian's Lens

     
    Nikola Tesla is best remembered for being at the forefront of electrical engineering at the turn of the 20th century. Forget the cheesy early 1990s hair-metal music references, Tesla was a groundbreaking inventor who helped create the alternating-...
  • 2014 Buick Regal: First Drive

     
    Buick's resurrection in the U.S. market as a brand for younger, modern buyers really started with the Regal way back in 2010. But the arrival of the less-expensive Verano and the larger, well-appointed LaCrosse threw the Regal's position in the......
  • 2014 Ford Explorer: What's Changed

     
    Most significant changes: Automatic headlamps, trailer-sway control, larger brakes and new electric power steering rack now standard Price change: Base models see a $500 increase, XLT models are $80 lower; prices unchanged on Limited and Sport On sale:...
  • First Charging Stations Spring Up on California's 'Electric Highway'

     
    A California-based solar power company and a bank have unveiled the first ???charging corridor??? in the U.S. ??? and given its distance, perhaps in the world. The corridor is only five 240-volt charging stations strong at five locations along U.S.......
  • 2013 Buick Encore: First Drive

     
    Americans have traditionally had a unique perspective on small cars: They were cheap and economical, and Americans drove them because they had to, not because they wanted to. The Mini brand largely began to change that kind of thinking in......
  • Cars.com Reviews the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid

     
    The Ford Escape Hybrid may be gone, but Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid is a credible replacement, offering seamless gas-electric power and decent fuel economy. The tall hatchback is the first vehicle to directly compete........
  • Obama vs. GOP: It's the economy

     
    by Mark Silva "Employment is often the last thing to come back after a recession,'' President Barack Obama notes today, in his weekly address, the day after the Labor Department reported 9.8 percent unemployment in September, the highest rate since......
  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Photo Gallery

     
    Not only is this the first time the Mercedes-Benz B-Class will be available on our shores, it will be sold as a plug-in electric that gets an estimated 115 miles of electric driving range. More 2013 New York Auto Show......
  • Plug-N-Go Provides Solar Power for EVs

     
    SunPods, a solar power company, is testing its first pre-engineered solar-panel electric vehicle charging station in San Jose, Calif. The SP-300 EV Plug-N-Go portable charging station provides solar energy directly to your car???s socket (currently a slim...
  • Plug-ins, the Electric Grid and You, Part II

     
    Yesterday, we shared two divergent opinions from electric utility execs about how prepared the infrastructure may be for the proliferation of plug-in cars. Now we'll reveal how different car types and buyer expectations may dictate what owners and...