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Volt for a day: a peek into the future of electric vehicles

...scale so that new developments in batteries and infrastructure become more affordable. Auto analysts monitoring electric car sales and developments predict that the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market will develop and grow, but not at the scale...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-15/volt-day-peek-future-electric-vehicle
Opinion
An energy policy that shuns Canadian oil will push America's best ally into the arms of China

...petroleum products will continue to grow. Chinese car ownership is still below U.S. levels in 1920. Even if all future car sales in China are hybrids and even if China's frenetic economic growth slows, as Chinese car ownership rises, the demand...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-08/energy-policy-shuns-canadian-oil-will
Opinion
Strategies to prepare Alaska for the economic marathon

...significantly higher tuition revenues, and also contribute to local economic development in terms of rental housing, car sales, groceries and demand for student housing (which brings up the scope for public-private partnerships such as what the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-10-28/strategies-prepare-alaska-economic-ma
Opinion
Sen. Begich visits new Chamber offices

...C., recently. He mentioned positive indicators such as home markets stabilizing, stocks going up and new and used cars sales also going up."But it is a fragile economy," Begich said. "We have a lot more work to do. We have to get this budget...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-05/sen-begich-visits-new-chamber-offices
Local
Outside editorial: Cash for Clunkers a money guzzler

...their local dealers to take advantage of the generous credits, which went from $3,500 to $4,500 per vehicle. New car sales, which had plunged during the recession, suddenly rebounded, to the delight of dealers and carmakers. In fact, the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092810/opi_712969215.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...established under the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, which settled aboriginal lands claims. A dramatic jump in car sales followed the CIRI distribution, according to Anchorage dealers. Many offered special deals to shareholders. Even those...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060301/Loc_CIRI.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...5 million shares of VoiceStream stock, more than half of which was sold to fund the dividends. A dramatic jump in car sales followed the distribution. Many dealers offered special deals to shareholders, but even those who didn't advertise...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061901/Biz_dividends.shtml
Juneau drivers are being set up

...generate revenue for special-interest groups, which include police, rescue, medical, tow truck, car repair, new car sales, insurance and others. The costs to the driving public extend beyond financial hardships. The status quo will not change...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031507/let_20070315007.shtml
Opinion
Outside editorial: Congress' 'cash for clunkers' a lemon of an idea

...in many European countries, which have boosted new-car sales in recent months. The program is capped at a total cost...Germany's program, though it dramatically boosted new-car sales, was also met with criticism from other retail businesses...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062409/opi_454028501.shtml
Tax figures show spending trends

...percent Fuel, oil: - 42 percent Pull tabs: -39 percent Furniture stores: -31 percent Jewelry stores: -26 percent Car sales: -24 percent Clothes and accessories: -17 percent Boat dealers: -16 percent Business services: -14 percent Restaurants...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120409/loc_531980210.shtml

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