Honda Profits Surge on Weak Yen, Strong US Sales

Honda said Wednesday its net profit soared 46.4 percent in the three months to September as Japan’s third largest carmaker benefited from a weaker yen and stronger North America sales. Net profit for July-September rose to 120.37 billion yen ($1.23…

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Tesla Outsold Buick, Fiat, Land Rover, Lincoln, and Mitsubishi in Q1 and Q2

The state of California has just released its new vehicle sales numbers for the first half of 2013, and the big winner so far is the Tesla Model S, with 0.6% of the overall market share. That may not sound like much, but – in California – it’s more than Buick (0.5%), FIAT (0.5%), Land Rover (0.5%), Lincoln (0.3%), and Mitsubishi (0.3%) did in the same time, with stronger dealer networks, more existing customers, and a lower initial pricetag!

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Oil Refineries Have Been Price Gouging Americans for Over 2 Years

There are laws against price gouging, and it looks like America’s oil refiners are breaking them, making 800-1000% MORE profit per gallon than 2 years ago!

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Tesla Could Start Repaying Federal Loans Early

The government’s role in developing new technologies has come under fire from the Republican Party in recent months, in particular low-interest Federal loans given to electric car companies like Think Global and Tesla. And while Think is facing bankruptcy for the umptenth time, Tesla Motors may start paying back its Federal loans early…despite another quarter of multi-million dollar losses.

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Tesla Model S Already Sold Out, Tesla To Turn Profit In 2013

America’s newest car maker, Tesla Motors, has yet to turn a profit since its founding waaay back in 2003. But founder and frontman Elon Musk believes that 2013 is the year that the fledling electric car maker will make a profit. Why? Well for one reason, the 6,500 unit production run of the 2012 Model S is already sold out. But is Musk counting his chickens before they hatch?

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Green News Roundup: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Happy day-after-Halloween! There are some spooooky stories floating around the interwebs today. Some of the highlights include a Nissan Leaf Batmobile, “fuel deserts” forming in the U.K., and Tesla predicts profit in 2013.

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ICTC to Build Natural Gas Corridor from UT to CA to NV (video)

A mainstream switch to non-petroleum fuels won’t be possible without the support of commercial fleets and over-the-road truck buyers, which

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