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H ere is big announcement for Plug-In fans Toyota looking at Plug-in Hybrids Los Angeles Times June 20, 2006 By JOHN O'DELL Toyota Motor Corp.

GM's CEO Waggoner Announces Saturn Plug-in Hybrid; Bio-fuel Hummer

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LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- General Motors Corp. (GM) Chief Executive Rick Wagoner said Wednesday that the U.S. auto maker is accelerating its efforts to meet the challenge by being the first to offer a plug-in hybrid and by expanding its production of biofuel vehicles. for complete story: [link].


‘Revenge’ Hits Indiana

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Chris Paine made the 2006 documentary movie, Who Killed the Electric Car. In fact, some of the engineers working in Indiana worked on General Motors EV1, which is the subject of our first film,&# said Paine. Paine is shooting a sequel to his 2006 movie. Tags: In the Media Production Diary Indiana Filmmaker in Ind.

GM enters commercial agreement with and invests in Powermat, a personal device inductive charging company

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General Motors and Powermat, a provider of wireless charging technology for mobile personal devices, announced a commercial agreement that will eliminate the need for charging cords for personal electronic devices in many future Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac products beginning mid-2012. Chevy Volt Powermat.

Fitch Ratings: US automakers well positioned for weak demand in 2012; estimates break-even for Detroit 3 at 10.5M units

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In its “2012 Outlook: US Auto Manufacturers and Suppliers”, Fitch assigns the industry a Positive Rating, expecting the credit profiles of the US OEMs and auto suppliers to generally strengthen in 2012, assuming that global economic conditions do not weaken materially from current trends. other to offer new products. Continued global.

Report: Isuzu, GM to partner globally on pickup trucks, engines

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The Nikkei reports that Isuzu Motors Ltd. and General Motors Co. The alliance also opens the door to utilization of each other’s production bases. Isuzu and GM dissolved their capital ties in 2006. will coordinate management of their pickup truck operations. Akerson. Toyota currently holds a 5.9% stake in Isuzu.

Big Science tools for clean transportation: neutron scattering at ORNL

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Neutron imaging of fuel injection performed at Institu Laue-Langevin , adapted from van Overberghe 2006 and presented by Toops. Source: ORNL.

The 60,000 Volt Question

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23, 2007 -- General Motors Corp. Selling 60,000 hybrids would be a coup for GM, which lost nearly $2 billion in 2006. debut.

GM Brazil to Invest R$2B in Expansion and New Line of Chevrolet Small Cars

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General Motors Brazil will invest R$2 billion (US$1.033 billion) to launch a new Chevrolet line of vehicles and to expand its plant in Gravataí, Rio Grande do Sul. Funds for the investment will partly come from the company’s cash flow and retained earnings in recent fiscal years—GM Brasil has been profitable since 2006.

DOE Turns Down V-Vehicle Loan Applications

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In June 2009, the State of Louisiana announced a performance-based incentive package of more than $133 million of infrastructure, tax credits, tax abatements and customized training as part of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement (CEA) with VVC in which the company agreed to renovate and expand a former General Motors plant in Monroe.

Volkswagen and Suzuki to Establish Strategic Partnership; VW to Take 19.9% Stake in Suzuki, Suzuki to Invest in VW

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Volkswagen AG and Suzuki Motor Corporation have signed a framework agreement to establish a close long-term strategic partnership. The two companies said that they complement each other in terms of product portfolio, global distribution and manufacturing capacities. In 2006, that began to unwind, with GM reducing its holding to 3%.


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But our goal was to see them manufacturered and in the show rooms. And it comes as GM reaches its 100th year. But don’t call them hybrids.

Electrified Blondes in Convertibles For Everyone!

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Click on this photo to see Stefano Paris' video production of the event. Your Greenius was there and I have the photos. Save your money. 

Interview with Chris Paine in the Whole Life Times

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2006), and you’ll learn that those once-dead electric vehicles (EVs) are now exacting a shocking revenge. Paine was one of the first to lease a General Motors EV1 in 1997 — only to get the car wrenched away from him five years later when he took it in simply to get a brake light fixed. Chris Paine in the Whole Life Times.

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Michigan Awards $543.5M in Tax Credits to Four Battery Makers, Who Announce Plans for $1.7B Investment in Li-ion Battery Plants in Michigan

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JCS has partnered with Ford Motor Company on battery cell manufacturing, pack and system development, and integration capability. A123Systems first invested in Michigan when it acquired Ann Arbor-based T/J Technologies in 2006. The Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA) Board awarded $543.5 and LG Chem-Compact Power Inc. Granholm.

Will CARB’s New Rules Damage EV Startups?

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The company  launched last month at Green Motors in Berkeley, California. Sherwood and Guzyk say that if the board adopts the new rules at its January 22 and 23 meeting, it likely will force them to shutter their business, which just had its grand opening last month at Green Motors on San Pablo Avenue. Photograph by Chris Duffey.

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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In late 2008, BYD started selling the first production PHEV in China. Aims to get Saturn Vue on road in 2010; no production goal. market.