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WMECO opening 3 EV recharging stations

Western Massachusetts Electric Co. has announced plans to install three charging stations for plug-in electric cars as its parent company studies the future of rechargeable vehicles. Full story

Wash. considers annual flat fee for electric cars

Drivers of electric cars may have left the gas pump behind, but there's one expense they may not be able to shake: paying to maintain the roads. Full story

10 electric car charging stations open in Hawaii

Ten electric vehicle charging stations opened Tuesday at a Waikiki hotel and in downtown Honolulu, forming the foundation for a charging network planned to spread throughout the Hawaiian islands. Full story

Daimler and Bosch establishing joint venture

German automaker Daimler AG and parts manufacturer Robert Bosch GmbH say they are forming a joint venture to develop and produce motors for all-electric vehicles in Europe. Full story

Texas cities to get electric car charging networks

Power supplier NRG Energy Inc. says it plans to install a network of 70 electric vehicle charging stations in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area and another 50 in the Houston area by the end of next year. Full story

Toyota eyes magnesium batteries for EVs

Toyota believes that future electric vehicle batteries will have to perform better to be competitive. And the company thinks it's found a solution: It's called magnesium. Full story

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  Do green luxury cars need tax incentives?

With some high end automakers making hybrid and electric vehicles, cnbc's Jane Wells asks if the general public should be subsidizing cars for the wealthy.

  Nissan Sells First "Leaf"

Nissan delivere its first all-electric vehicle, with CNBC's Phil Lebeau.

  And away 'Wheego'

A compact car called the Wheego will be the second all-electric vehicle on the road. NBC's Jinah Kim reports.

  Inside Nissan's zero emission 'Leaf'

Cbnc's Phil Lebeau has a hands-on look at Nissan's highly anticipated all-electric vehicle, the "Leaf."

  GE CEO on Future of Electric Cars

Jeffrey Immelt, CEO of General Electric, introduces the company's new WattStation, a consumer-friendly, smart-grid compatible, electric vehicle charger.

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