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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MIT Explains Why Toyota and GM are Pushing Hydrogen

Hydrogen fuel cell cars have been mired in controversy since the Bush administration dedicated $1.2 Billion for their research and development in 2003 – what with fracking, cost of updating infrastructure, cancer warnings, and more. Now, “a miracle” has happened and the cars are coming to market. What changed? Find out …

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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 Expects To Earn Profit In First Quarter Of 2013

It has taken nearly ten years and hundreds of billions of dollars from both private and public investors, but Tesla Motors could finally be on the verge of turning a real and sustainable profit. So says CEO Elon Musk, which would mean that Tesla would reach profitability a full year ahead of schedule. More wishful thinking, or the beginning of a very successful automaker?

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The Long Con: Tesla to Gamble on Battery Futures With YOUR Money

Would you buy an electric car if you didn’t know the price of a replacement battery? What if you knew

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Green News Roundup: Friday, October 28th, 2011

Sorry I’m late with the morning news roundup. I slept in for once, in anticipation of tonight’s Halloween festivities! I’m ready to get my ghoul on…but how about you? Alright, back to the news…this morning’s highlights include a two-and-a-half ton subcompact, the Chevy Spark EV shows off its motors, and Exxon-Mobil profits surge…again.

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