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Charge! Electric-car drivers connect at Capitol

Dozens of lean, clean driving machines and dozens were on display in front of the Capitol on Sunday morning, as the owners of electric cars showed off their rides as part of National Plug In Day.

Monday - 09/30/2013, 02:50am EDT

Tags: Jamie Forzato

Driving Green: What to know before buying an electric vehicle

For drivers the market for a new car or looking to reduce carbon footprint, the 2013 Washington Auto Show is a one-stop shop to see what's out there.

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 01:24pm EST

Tags: hybrid cars, Washington Auto Show, green cars, energy, Joan Michelson


Proposal would make hybrid and electric cars noisier

The U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing new regulations that would make hybrid and electric vehicles noisier and safer to pedestrians.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 06:42am EST

Tags: hybrid cars, Department of Transportation, nhtsa, National Federation of the Blind, Hank Silverberg


No electric-only cabs for Arlington

A plan to bring dozens of electricity-only taxicabs to the region has hit a roadblock.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 04:04am EST

Tags: taxicab, transportation,

All-electric taxi fleet proposed for Arlington

The country's first all-electric taxi fleet could be coming to Arlington, but concern about the technology may hold it up.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 11:47am EST

Tags: taxicab, arlington transportation committee, Hank Silverberg

Electric car sales slow, hybrids take the fast lane

Electric cars are not pulling in buyers in 2012 but it might have more to do with the availability of charging stations than the cars' popularity.

Monday - 07/23/2012, 12:52pm EDT

Tags: del walters, hybrid, Chevy Volt

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 car, liquid fuel, bacteria, biofuel