Thousands of local Ford workers will soon be able to plug in electric or hybrid cars during their shifts, and drive home with a full charge.
With demand for gasoline at historic lows due to consistently high prices and greater declines ahead under a new federal requirement that cars and light trucks have double the fuel efficiency by 2025, Indiana lawmakers have begun looking at alternatives to the gasoline tax for funding constr…
HOBART | Public entities interested in adding electric vehicle charging stations to their properties can apply for them through a NIPSCO program announced Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker is ready to look at replacing the state gasoline tax with a per-mile charge to offset declines in gas tax revenue due to fuel-efficient vehicles.
VALPARAISO | Evan Merz was talking to a friend in the Electric Vehicle Club at Purdue University when the pair had an "aha moment" that turned them from students into entrepreneurs.
Simon Property Group will highlight electric vehicle charging stations at Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets to celebrate National Plug In Day.
VALPARAISO | In the next five years, there could be thousands of new drivers of electric vehicles in Northern Indiana, according to an estimate from a national developer of vehicle charging station networks.
CROWN POINT | The city welcomes the 2012 season of Car Cruises from 4 to 8 p.m. every Thursday around the historic downtown square, beginning tonight through Sept. 27.
In 2006, the documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? stunned audiences by revealing that an electric car had been produced, was practical, produced no emissions and was fast—and owners loved it. But, according to the movie's producers, the fleet of leased cars was literally crushed in the A…
SPRINGFIELD | A new report designed to spark electric car usage in Illinois calls for a $1 boost in the state license plate fee to help bankroll rebates and grants for alternative fuel vehicles.
MERRILLVILLE | Bringing electric vehicles and charging stations to the region presents a unique dilemma, according to experts assembled here Wednesday.
Electric vehicles are as few and far between in Northwest Indiana as the charging stations that power them.
There was something that tugged at my heartstrings -- like I was doing something good for the environment.
Electric vehicles like the new Chevy Volt are as few and far between in Northwest Indiana as the charging stations that power them. But environmental advocates and the Northern Indiana Public Service Co. are prepping for time when greener vehicles will be on region roadways.
I was a little apprehensive when Dan Brubaker, general manager of Team Chevrolet from Valparaiso, called to ask if I would like to test drive the new Chevrolet Volt. Like other Northwest Indiana Chevy dealers, Team received one of the electric Volts.
Years in development and just now reaching dealers' showrooms, the high-tech Chevrolet Volt is arguably one of the most anticipated new vehicles in years. It's been revered as a symbol of General Motors' resurgence after emerging from bankruptcy, a shining example of what the restructured co…
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