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Meet the People Behind GM’s All-electric Future PART 3: Andy Oury on GM’s Next-Generation Batteries

GM celebrates the employees who continue to innovate and push the company closer to its vision
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This National Engineers Week, GM celebrates the employees who continue to innovate and push the company closer toward its vision of Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

New Report Finds Increased Investment in Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Far Outweigh Costs

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November 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As automakers continue to bring new electric vehicles to the marketplace, electric utilities are grappling with the challenge of deploying adequate electric vehicle charging infrastructure to ensure that vehicles can be charged reliably. A new analysis released today by the sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres and M.J.

GM Outlines All-Electric Path to Zero Emissions

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DETROIT, October 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - General Motors announced today how it is executing on a major element of its vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion, recently announced by GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra.

Bolt EV Owners Drive 4.5 Million Miles

One owner drives 310 miles in single, continuous trip
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DETROIT, April 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Chevrolet reported today that 3,492 Bolt EV owners in the United States have driven a cumulative 4,570,300 miles as of April 2, 2017 since the vehicle went on sale in December 2016. These all-electric miles have resulted in more than 175,000 gallons of fuel saved based on the average EPA-estimated 26 mpg for 2017 vehicles in the U.S.  

Maven Launches City Car Sharing in Atlanta

Members can expand their personal mobility by reserving vehicles for hourly or daily rates
Summary: 
  • Fuel and insurance are included
  • No application or membership fees
  • Mobile app to locate, reserve and unlock vehicle
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  • Fuel and insurance are included
  • No application or membership fees
  • Mobile app to locate, reserve and unlock vehicle

Paving the Road for the Future of Transportation

Driving sustainable transportation forward.
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Andy Meek | The Guardian

Mark Frohnmayer had a pretty specific checklist when he was looking to buy an electric car a decade ago. He wanted a vehicle that suited his travel needs, boasted a premium build quality and helped move the needle in terms of climate change.

Frohnmayer couldn’t find such an automobile, so he took matters into his own hands and founded Arcimoto in 2007.

Hacking the Rails: The Journey So Far

Jakub Misiorny is a Software Developer for Bloomberg R&D and one of two Bloomberg mentors advising the HackTrain teams on their journey. Here he shares his experiences so far.
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Originally posted on Bloomberg Now.

We’re 20 hours into our journey and the HackTrain has reached it’s second stop: the beautiful city of York.

Employees rally to repair storm damage to transmission lines

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Avista’s service territory in Othello, Wash. recently suffered a blow as a huge wind and thunder storm rumbled through Adams County. Mother Nature didn’t hold back as she left 41 transmission poles and 20 distribution poles in her wake, leaving more than 4,000 customers without power.

INFOGRAPHIC: A Sustainable Future

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EarthSmart: FedEx solutions for a more sustainable world

Through energy efficiency and diversification, collaborations and advocacy, FedEx is helping to create a more sustainable business for the future.

Download high-res version of this infographic: as .pdf file | as .jpg file

Chevrolet Spark Most Efficient U.S. Retail Electric Vehicle

Electric range EPA estimated at 82 miles
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NEW YORK, April 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV is the industry benchmark in retail electric vehicle efficiency with a combined city/highway EPA estimated range of 82 miles when fully charged and an EPA-estimated combined city/highway 119 MPGe fuel economy equivalent.

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