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New Car Stickers Include Electric Vehicle Ratings

The federal government announced new car window stickers for vehicles starting with the 2013 model year. The new stickers include electric vehicles, estimated annual fuel costs and the vehicle’s
overall environmental impact for driving 15,000 miles per year. There will be different labels for conventional vehicles, plug-in hybrids and …
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Solar Power Your Electric Vehicle and Save Money

Affordable and viable electric cars are now hitting the market. Today there is the Nissan Leaf, Mini E Electric Mini Cooper, Tesla Roadster, Chevy Volt and more. Driving an EV powered by solar panels costs about 90% less than a gas powered car.
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How to prepare your home for an electric car

Getting your home ready to charge an electric car will require little time or money — or a couple months and thousands of dollars. It depends on what kind of electric car you buy, the wiring in your
home and how quickly you want to juice your ride. …
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Charging your electric car with home solar power can save thousands

Watch this video by an LA Times reporter who is charging her electric car with solar panels on her roof. She did not mention the fuel savings by solar powering her car.  Think of your own experience and you know … Continue reading

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Cities Prepare for Life With the Electric Car

Get solar panels to power your home AND car!  “Battery-powered motors are more efficient than gasoline engines. They cost drivers on average only 2.5 cents a mile for fuel, less than a third of
the cost for a highly efficient gasoline car…” …
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