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Maryland tries to rev up potential electric car buyers

Leaders in eight states, including Maryland, are hoping to rev up car buyers' enthusiasm for electric cars.

Friday - 05/30/2014, 03:32am EDT

Tags: John Aaron, Maryland, Zero Emission Vehicles

Md. announces slew of electric car chargers along highways

Standing next to a new charging station, state Attorney General Doug Gansler touted the fast EV chargers set to be installed along Maryland highways.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 03:49pm EDT

Tags: Megan Cloherty, Chevy Spark EV, Doug Gansler

Hybrid car owners protest McDonnell's proposed fee

Hybrid and electric car owners circled the capital Thursday to protest a $100 yearly fee that would be placed on their vehicles if Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation plan passes.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 05:53pm EST

Tags: gas tax, alternative fuel, Bob McDonnell, transportation funding, Richmond, Va., Hank Silverberg


Bacteria turn CO2 into liquid fuel

UCLA has made it possible to use electricity to power a car -- even if the car isn't electric.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 03:41am EDT

Tags: UCLA, electric cars, liquid fuel, bacteria, biofuel

Going electric: Electric car owners aren't looking back

John and Susan Hanson have always been environmentally astute. Their purchase of a Nissan Leaf brought about a real lifestyle change.

Monday - 03/05/2012, 02:00am EST

Tags: Nissan Leaf, Catoctin Pottery, Jefferson

Electric car charging stations coming to shopping centers

Rockville-based Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) has struck a deal with Miami-based electric vehicle charger company Car Charging Group Inc. to install electric vehicle charging stations at Federal Realty retail sites nationwide.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 01:53pm EST

Tags: Federal Realty Investment Trust, Bethesda, Rockville, Shirlington