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Electric Cars and Green Power: A Clean Energy Loop

08.12.2016
Yes, electric cars like the Chevy Volt I'm driving aren't really "zero emission" if they're charging from fossil fuel plants. But that's why we need to build more solar, wind and hydro generation.

Delivering Those Fritos: Clean-Burning Natural Gas Trucks

08.01.2016
Frito-Lay is doubling down on natural gas trucks. It has more than 500--with a 23-percent greenhouse gas reduction--and they've covered 100 million miles. The challenges: volatile gas prices, and a need for more CNG/LNG stations.

Tesla and SolarCity: For Elon Musk, it's Personal (and a Family Affair)

06.23.2016
Elon Musk wants Tesla Motors to merge with his cousin's photovoltaic company. It's a decision made from the heart, not the head, but it may be a good idea anyway. 

Big Wheels: A Clean Revolution for Trucks and Buses

05.20.2016
Dirty tailpipes are still spewing diesel pollution, but new technology will make the nation's 18-wheelers and transit systems much more environmentally friendly.

The Big Battery Breakthrough (or Maybe Not)

03.08.2016
The Feds' ARPA-E agency says it has achieved the "holy grail" of cell development. Unfortunately, we've been down this road before.

2016 Green Car of the Year: No Diesels or Electrics, Please

10.15.2015
A certain manufacturer in the news influenced the list, but there are still other strong and very interesting contenders for Green Car of the Year. Check 'em out!

Solar Cars? Very Cool, but Still a Pipe Dream

08.19.2015
Who wouldn't want a zero-emission greenmobile powered by the sun's rays? But the sad fact is that the panels don't generate enough energy. 

Saying No to Big Oil: Four Bright Ideas Compete for $125,000

05.22.2015
Convoying trucks, wirelessly charging electric cars and clean fuel for boats--which one will win the Safe Energy Security Prize? Car Talk wants your vote, too.

Toyota's Big Bet on the Fuel-Cell Mirai

11.18.2014
The zero-emission car can travel 300 miles on a five-minute fill-up, so the big challenge isn't the cars but the expensive refueling stations. But how does three years of free fuel sound?

The Fast Track From Propane Grills to Propane Cars

11.02.2014
Can you run your car with the same stuff you use to grill that T-bone steak? Absolutely! Right now 150,000 American police cars, trucks and school buses run on propane, and that's just the beginning. Here's why.

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