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Free Ride Ending For Electric-Car Drivers Juicing In Martinez

Electric-car drivers have been charging their cars for free in downtown Martinez, but the free ride is coming to an end. Drivers will have to pay starting Wednesday.

03/04/2014

Blink electric car charger by Ecotality. (CBS)

SF’s Ecotality, Maker Of Electric Car Chargers, Files For Bankruptcy

Ecotality, which makes charging systems for electric vehicles, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and wants to sell its assets in an auction.

09/17/2013

Tesla Motors Chairman and CEO Elon Musk introduces the new Tesla Model S all-electric sedan in Hawthorne, California on March 26, 2009. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Fires Back Over New York Times Article Critical Of Model S

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk has become incensed over a news article critical of the all-electric car that was published in The New York Times last week.

02/12/2013

Chevy Volt

CPUC Aims To Boost Use Of Electric Cars In California

The California Public Utilities Commission hopes to boost the widespread use of electric vehicles in California by unanimously approving new procedures to set up more charging stations.

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