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Ten Finalists Named in 2014 Green Car Technology Awards

December 20th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

WASHINGTON, DC, December 18, 2013 (ENS) – Ten technologies that enable improved environmental performance in vehicles have been named as finalists for the 2014 Green Car Technology Award™. This recognition of environmentally-conscious automotive&hellip


Ford, Mercedes And Nissan Ally On Hydrogen Cars

January 29th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Hydrogen fuel cells always seems to be just beyond the reach of even the world’s largest companies, which can really mean only one thing; car companies need to pool their resources to make hydrogen cars an affordable and practical reality. No wonder Ford, Mercedes, and Nissan have signed a technology pact to product a car that emits nothing but water


Consumers and Climate Change

August 21st, 2012 | by Andrew Meggison

When compared to other nations, America is relatively isolated from climate change. However as wildfires increase, tornado warnings are appearing in the northeast, and America is dealing with the hottest weather on record, it is easy to see that something is going on. A recent survey by Yale and George Mason universities indicates that the vast majority of Americans agrees that climate change is making natural disasters and extreme weather events worse


Paul Ryan On Alternative Fuels

August 20th, 2012 | by Andrew Meggison

Paul Ryan is the new face of the Grand Old Party (GOP) these days; so we felt it would be helpful to see where Vice Presidential nominee Ryan stands on alternative fuels


Federal Tax Credit For Two-Wheeled EVs – Yes, Please!

August 9th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

Those of you who love two-wheeled transportation - and there are a lot of you - have one more reason to go green. The Senate Finance Committee approved a federal tax credit for purchasers of electric bikes and motorcycles last week


Video: Electric DeLorean Prototype Goes For A Ride

August 9th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

Anyone who knows me will tell you that there is absolutely no objectivity when it comes to a DeLorean - despite being painfully slow and almost laughably unreliable, they're gorgeous classic cars. I mean, look at it. Have you ever seen anything so pretty? (Don't answer that.)


A Romney Presidency: A “Minor Impact” On America’s Electric Car Market?

August 2nd, 2012 | by Andrew Meggison

If elected President, presumptive GOP nominee Willard Mitt Romney said he would sell off the American governments 26% share in General Motors (GM), take a hard look at pending fuel efficiency mandates as well as electric vehicle (EV) subsidies. That not all. Romney said he would review the pending Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) mandates slated to put the auto industry on course toward a 54.5 mile per gallon fleet wide average by 2025. Even so, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk isn't worried. Should he be



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