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    January 5, 2013

    TRANSPORTATION: New Selection of Large Vehicles Goes Electric

    (E&E) Passenger cars have been generating much of the buzz around electrified transportation, but automakers are changing that with a suite of new electrified trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles that could soon hit the market.

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    November 15, 2012

    AUTOS: Within 5 Years, GM Will Ramp Up EV Production to 500,000 Cars a Year

    (E&E) By 2017, General Motors Co. plans to build as many as 500,000 electric vehicles a year, according to a company executive.

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    October 17, 2012

    What's Holding Back Electric Cars?

    (National Journal) What challenges are facing electric vehicles right now?The bankruptcy last week of A123 Systems, a Massachusetts-based advanced-battery manufacturer, has shone a scrutinizing limelight on electric vehicles and on the technology's ability to compete in an oil-dominated market with other alternative fuels, such as natural gas and hydrogen-fuel cells.

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    October 3, 2012

    When Electric Vehicles Make Dollars and Sense for Fleets

    (Torque News) FleetAnswers has discovered a combination of uncertain fuel prices, regulations, and reduced operating costs resulting from the smart application of electric vehicles suggests promising returns for certain firms.

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    April 16, 2012

    US Needs Plan to Cut OPEC Oil Imports: FedEx CEO

    (CNBC) "This isn’t about liberal programs and changing society. This is about energy conservation and national security by getting us off of imported oil," said Smith

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    March 20, 2012

    Obama’s Alternative-Fuel Plan Deserves Support

    ( The president earlier this month announced his support for a $4.7 billion initiative to promote the use of alternative-fuel vehicles, a move designed to improve national security by reducing the United States’ dependence on foreign oil.

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    January 31, 2012

    A ‘SAFE’ Path to U.S. Energy Independence

    ( America’s addiction to foreign oil is a genuine threat to our security. One group says the solution is simple: a revitalized national power grid for electric cars.

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    December 12, 2011

    How to Cure an Oil Addiction? Electric Cars Are Key

    (Greenbang) Boost domestic hydrocarbon production? Yes. Improve the fuel economy of cars on the road today? Yes again. But an even bigger key to curbing US hunger for imported oil lies with plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) .

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    September 13, 2011

    The US Electric Vehicle Market is Enjoying Support from an Organisation Not on the Environment, but on National Security.

    (Electric Vehicle Update) For some, electric vehicles (EVs) represent a path away from the environmental degradation wrought by internal combustion engines. For others, EVs are just impressive pieces of machinery.

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    September 13, 2011

    Auto Industry Pins Hopes on Fleets to Charge Electric Market

    (Reuters) The auto industry hopes to rev up the public's acceptance of electric cars with the rollout of the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt. But ultimately, the speed at which America embraces the gas-free vehicles rests with large fleet operators.

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