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New study shows just how 'green' electric cars are

Switching to a battery-powered vehicle will yield measurable savings in a motorist’s energy bills, according to a new study, while also reducing global warming emissions. But the report by the Union of Concerned Scientists, or UCS, finds that the advantages vary widely depe …
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