Electric Cars Use Google Glass, CA Sheriff’s Waste $1.25M in Fuel, Google Gets GM Spark, CA EV Sales Up – Emissions Down

Blog - Now Electric-Car Drivers Can Use Google Glass To Find Charging Stations

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Blog - Now Electric-Car Drivers Can Use Google Glass To Find Charging StationsNow Electric-Car Drivers Can Use Google Glass To Find Charging Stations

Google Glass has taken the tech sector by storm–and now it’s giving electric-car drivers a reason to pay attention as well. Charging-station operator SemaConnect has developed an app (via BWWGeeksWorld) for the wearable computer that helps drivers find places to charge. The app allows drivers to locate the nearest charging station within a 20-mile radius, find it through turn-by-turn directions, and start recharging, all through Glass’ hands-free interface….

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Blog - Calif. Sheriff’s Idling Vehicles Wasted $1.25M in FuelCalif. Sheriff’s Idling Vehicles Wasted $1.25M in Fuel

The San Barbara County (Calif.) Sheriff’s Office’s fuel cost for idling patrol vehicles has exceeded $1.25 million since 2008, according to a Santa Barbara County (Calif.) Grand Jury report released this month. The practice does not conform to the county’s anti-idling established that year. The Sheriff’s Office says….

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Blog - Google Gets Chevy Spark EV Electric Cars For Ride-Sharing TestGoogle Gets Chevy Spark EV Electric Cars For Ride-Sharing Test

While Google’s self-driving car program continues to make headlines, it’s hardly the only automotive project the company is involved in. Among the items in General Motors’ recently-released sustainability report is a ride-sharing pilot program to be conducted in partnership with the tech giant. The pilot program will use….

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Blog - Electric, Hybrid Car Sales Up, California Auto Emissions DownElectric, Hybrid Car Sales Up, California Auto Emissions Down

California continues to lead the country in transportation efficiency, says the Green Innovation Index, a new study on energy use and emissions by the nonprofit group Next 10. The Green Innovation Index shows statewide registrations of alternative fuel vehicles rising 16% from 2011 to 2012, at a time when all California vehicle registrations increased by….

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