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Brittany Larson

Brittany is an environmental and automotive enthusiast based in Las Vegas, Nevada. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she currently moonlights as a law student at UNLV. You can contact her via Twitter @brittlarson10.
detroit electric

Detroit Electric: Back and Better than Ever?

Until just recently, electric vehicles were widely regarded as creatures of the future.  Like flying cars, rocket-propelled shoes, and robots that do housework—we regularly...
electric car in winter

Conserve Your EV’s Battery this Winter with these Helpful Tips

Winter’s here and wind chills have teeth chattering all over the northern hemisphere, but contrary to popular belief that doesn’t mean you’ve got to...
BMW ActiveE

BMW Recalling 1 Series ActiveE EV

We never like to hear about electric car recalls, but according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) via AutoBlog, BMW is recalling...
fuel cell vehicle

Automakers developing fuel cell systems for eco friendly vehicles

In a press release issued last week, the BMW Group and the Toyota Motor Company announced the finalization of a partnership within which the...
China factory pollution

Factories Forced to Delay Production as Pollution Rises to Dangerous Levels in Beijing

Though it isn’t the largest city in China, the capital of the world’s most populous country is still a very crowded place.  With a...
Boeing 787

The Battery in the Boeing 787 is not the Same as the One in...

In a move intended to prevent yet another wave of criticism from crashing down on the electric car industry, Green Car Reports published an...
2013 Nissan Leaf electric car

Nissan Announces Huge Price Reduction for 2013 Leaf

Last week, Nissan issued a press release announcing the improvements it had in store for its 2013 Leaf EV. Among those improvements were an...
2013 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Announces Improvements for 2013 Leaf

Emerging from a less than spectacular sales year, during which expectations for the Leaf were missed by a long shot, Nissan has announced several...
electric car

NHTSA Proposes Noise Requirements for Hybrids and EVs

Obviously there are number of differences between alternative fuel vehicles and cars with traditional internal combustion engines. However, there are also a number less...
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid

Average Fuel Efficiency of New Cars Up 6% in 2012

The Detroit Bureau, an automotive publication, is reporting that the average fuel efficiency of all new vehicles sold in the United States in 2012...