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The commenter was right…looks like a bunch of Nissan dealerships in Austin.

Go Chevy

I watched about a half of the Superbowl. This was one of my favorite parts.
 

IT Spending On Electric Vehicles (EVs) To Reach Almost $400 Million By 2015

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It’s not all doom and gloom for IT budgets, you just have to look outside traditional areas. Pike Research thinks electric vehicles will be one of the sparks that ignites information technology spending over the next few years. Their figures seem very plausible, especially when including utilities and charging infrastructure.
 

“Pike Research’s recent report Electric Vehicle Information Technology Systems projects that investments in EV IT (spanning utilities, automakers, and charging equipment, and everything in between) in the U.S. will reach $371.9 million in 2015.”

 
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Geely’s Solar Hybrid

We’re really liking the latest iteration from Chinese automaker Geely. According to a press release, it’ll have a hybrid powertrain option and go more than 60 km on a battery charge.
 
For plug-in hybrid electric power, a relatively mature alternative energy power technology, Geely has finished its application design in serial and parallel forms and ready for mass production. Geely’s EC7 is applied with GPECs(Geely Serial Plug-in Electric) with iron phosphate battery + 1.0 L engine, 60 km range when solely by battery, launch recently; EC8 is applied GPEC (Geely Plug-in Electric Hybrid Vehicle, parallel), good at fuel economy and dynamic performance, fitted with 2.4L engine to challenge international premium alternative energy vehicle.
 
 

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Chevy Volt Hits 40-mile Target On a Charge

Chevrolet has given us another good reason to cut our commutes. Freep published info from Chevy’s engineers that showed its long-awaited Volt could go 40 miles on an electrical charge. Now all you have to do is load the  app on your iPhone that finds the nearest EV charging station.

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GM has said the Volt will be able to travel about 40 miles on electricity alone. After 40 miles, a gasoline generator is to kick in to create power.

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