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Electric vehicles taking Chicagoans to O’Hare in 12 minutes

Can Chicago-area residents cut down their airport travel time to a measly 12 minutes? That may soon be a reality according to Tesla creator and super-entrepreneur Elon Musk. Musk met with Mayor Rahm Emanuel last week to discuss plans of a high-speed electric vehicle (EV) system that could take travelers…...

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Illinois EPA plans meetings on $108 million in Volkswagen settlement funds

Illinois is receiving $108 million from the 2016 Volkswagen Clean Air Act violation settlement. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting three public outreach sessions to hear your input about its plan to spend the money, and to answer your questions. CUB and other consumer advocates have urged the…...

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CUB releases first of its kind electric vehicle guide

The growing popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) will eventually bring major changes in electricity consumption. But EVs could be a key to creating a more efficient electricity system and lower rates for consumers—if state regulators, public utilities and consumer advocates work together to develop the right policies, according to a…...

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