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Toyota and Clemson showcase Gen-Z focused EV concept at SAE World Congress

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The roof pultrusion was something unexpected and very interesting when they first started talking about the concept. —Craig Payne. Brief

GM provides technical details of the Gen 2 Voltec propulsion system used in the 2016 Volt

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For the second-generation, GM wanted to enhance the electric performance of the Volt. Key design goals included: Increased all-electric range.

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Using the PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to Transition Society Seamlessly and Profitably From Fossil Fuel to 100% Renewable Energy

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At present, PHEV technology alone is equipped to improve the current electric grid. How PHEV enhances The Electric Infrastructure.

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BREAKING NEWS: Hermosa Beach To Become Carbon Neutral City! Acting Locally, Thinking Globally

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Here in the United States our President and Congress haven’t shown the leadership or sense of urgency necessary to prevent a climate catastrophe and they’ve given the people no hope for their children’s future at the national level. That’s exactly what is happening now. None of this is happening by accident.

Volvo Car Corporation, Ericsson and partners in plug-in vehicle smart on-board charging research project

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Volvo Car Corporation, Ericsson, the utility company Göteborg Energi and the Viktoria Institute are collaborating in the research project ELVIIS (Electric Vehicle Intelligent Infra Structure) to develop a concept for using intelligent infrastructure for the smart on-board charging of plug-in vehicles. Göteborg Energi. developed. vehicles.

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Will it be a slow road for green cars?

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The 2009 World Congress of the Society of Automotive Engineers closed its doors yesterday after a highly publicised event that featured an appearance from California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and trumpeted the “race to green mobility&#. Questions too were raised about electric cars’ ability to solve environmental problems.

Ford examines thermoelectric energy regeneration

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During last month’s SAE 2009 World Congress, Ford presented a research paper into thermoelectric exhaust heat energy recovery. The idea of thermoelectric generation is that the devices produce a voltage potential as a by-product of a difference in temperature. That can then be used to drive an electrical current.

Ford developing a strategy to address urban personal mobility globally; a mobility company, not just an auto company

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The idea is to bring the service and reception quality of the Renault network to beneficiary customers as identified by the social services.

BRUSA and Swiss Forum for Electric Mobility launching sponsorship award

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BRUSA Elektronik AG together with the Swiss Forum for Electric Mobility is launching an international sponsorship award for outstanding projects in the field of electric mobility. The award will be officially announced at the 3 rd Congress of the Swiss Forum for Electric Mobility which takes place 7-8 February 2012.

Smart Meters and Electric Cars

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Ed Kjaer, the director of electric transportation for Southern California Edison, demonstrates how the Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle or MiEV plugs into their Garage of the Future at their Electric Vehicle Technical Center in Pomona on Thursday, January 22, 2009. Smart meters have uses far beyond electric vehicles.

Perspective: Government Leadership Needed for Electric Vehicles to Succeed

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The critical need for government leadership in the emergence of electric vehicles dominated a recent Green Fleet Management discussion in Toronto, hosted by Fleet Challenge Ontario. In an interview published in Maclean’s, a Canadian news magazine, the chairman and CEO of General Electric said, “ Government should be a catalyst for change.

Ted Lieu To The Rescue! Heroic Climate Champion Saves Community Choice Aggregation.

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Suddenly we were at The Crossroads as Ted Lieu runs for Henry Waxman’s seat in the United States Congress. And I get that. ” .

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Automaker Plug-in Hybrid PR Flurry

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Nancy Goia of Ford got some ink for comments at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit. You can't keep such a good idea as plug-in hybrids down, but it can be delayed. 19 -- More than 20 Dodge Sprinter Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) will be placed in the United States between now and the first quarter of 2008 as.

Hot Tub Time Machine WayBack Wednesday – Reposted Word-for-Word from June 25 of 2008

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said Dr. Hansen this same week testifying to Congress and that’s not all he said. So don’t buy another car until you can go electric.

Senate Energy Bill Contains $3.8B for Natural Gas Vehicle Conversion and Purchasing, $400M for Plug-in Vehicle Deployment

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The addition of the electric vehicle provisions was a last-minute achievement, noted Ron Minsk from the Electrification Coalition during his talk at Plug-in 2010. the support of workforce training across the United States relating to plug-in electric drive vehicles. Natural Gas Vehicles (Division B, Title XX). 8,500 lbs, $8,000.

Greenius Says The Congresswoman Gets It. Harman Calls Lack of Bold or Binding Agreement to Cap GHG Emissions in Copenhagen, “Stunning.”

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Harman with South Bay community leaders outside the Green Idea House home site of Robert and Monica Fortunato.

Cash for Volts?

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A coalition of car makers, battery suppliers and electricity providers has come together to ask for federal help for EVs. More details at: Group Seeks US Tax Credits To Spur Electric Car Use. All stressed that plug-in technology already exists and just needs a push on the financial front from Congress.&#. By Judith Burns.

Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission , which regulates interstate transmission of electricity, is on board with the idea. Thank you

Let My People Convert! - The A123 Challenge

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plug-in hybrid, one could say, simply integrates electric drive into a car with internal combustion. Easy as 123. Look it up.) Or not.

Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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The World's First Clean Motocross Race On Electric. High-Speed Rail Unlocks Intermodal Potential Texas Excess Ford Expands Hybrid Success to Electric Vehicles ► March (17) Carbon Capture and Storage: To Be or Not To Be? Intelligent Charging Infrastructure for New Electr. Here we go again.or not. Carbon trading vs t.

Perspective: Shoddy Environmental BookkeepingBiofuels and Indirect Land Use Change

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The basic idea behind ILUC is that biofuels use crops that might otherwise go to traditional uses, such as animal feed. Let’s say an automaker makes more battery-powered electric vehicles, thus using more nickel for the batteries. Battery-operated vehicle use rises, and therefore electricity consumption rises. Not so. Bruce E.

Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

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It will be a long, long time before the thrill of driving an all-electric vehicle wears off. fully electric car. No coasting available.

Hybrid Hummer H3 | Truth or Myth?

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Quick! What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a Hummer sport utility? For drive less than 40 miles per day). link].

Nissan Exploring Inductive Charging Capable of Power Transfer Over Longer Distances for its Plug-ins

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Nissan is developing an inductive charging system capable of transmitting power wirelessly over longer distances, and is exploring scaling it up for use with its electric car. The two coils must be very close together, but do not make direct electrical contact. Nissan Hypermini Urban Electric Vehicle Testing (US DOE, January 2006).

Hummer achieves 100mpg

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The Hummer H3E is a plug-in electric vehicle with an onboard range extender. The H3E can go about 400 miles before needing to refuel.

Chrysler's first electric car to be two-seat sports car - Apr. 15, 2009

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Photos First drive: Chevy Volt test A few laps behind the wheel of an early version of GMs electric car shows the strengths - and possible weaknesses - of the technology. Power will come from a 200 kilowatt, or 268 horsepower, electric motor. Leaning on Fiat Some of these electric vehicles will be based on Fiat products.

Mixed Outlook for Mainstream Consumer Adoption of PHEVs

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not enthusiast or pioneer—adoption of coming plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), given current market conditions and consumer awareness and attitudes. The most frequent designs resulting from the game include higher charge-sustaining (CS) and charge-depleting (CD) blended operation—few valued all-electric range. Ken Kurani.

The Cat Is Still On The Roof – And The Roof! The Roof! The Roof Is On Fire!

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said Dr. Hansen this same week testifying to Congress and that’s not all he said. So don’t buy another car until you can go electric.

Honda launches new “Green Path” initiatives for manufacturing and operations; new $210M paint line at Marysville with new 4C2B process

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Honda’s associates in the plant have contributed numerous ideas and solutions toward this end. Source: Honda North America. Click to enlarge.

Proposed Federal CEDA Designed to Help Risky Breakthrough Technologies Cross the Valley of Death; Working with $10+ Billion Fund

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Green Car Congress recently attended the Renewable Energy Finance Forum - Wall Street ( REFF- Wall Street ) conference sponsored by Euromoney Energy Events and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE). Over the past year staffers from both houses of Congress have been working on a solution. by Bill Cooke. 949 in the Senate.

A More Detailed Look at a Prismatic Li-ion Cell and Pack Manufacturing Process

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Green Car Congress appreciates EnerDel’s cooperation in sharing their process with our readers. by Bill Cooke. Li-ion Battery Basics. LiMn0 2.

Osage Bio Energy: Winter Barley Ethanol as Advanced Biofuel for RFS-2

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Part of the process btus come from the waste-steam from an electric cogeneration plant next to the facility. by Bill Cooke. Click to enlarge.

GM, Segway partner on two-wheel city vehicle | Green Tech - CNET News

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Imagine small, nimble electric vehicles that know where other moving objects are and avoid running into them. In the Hawkins Electrical Guide, copy right 1928, there is a entire chapter on electric Automobiles. Now several compies aremaking electric cars. GM is touting other features as well. mail Martin. Nooooo! Yoink!

Perspective: Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

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Environmentalists and industries resurrected the idea in recent years as a centerpiece of measures to address global warming and growing oil imports. They are looking at cutting the nation’s greenhouse gas output by targeting, in separate ways, three major sources of emissions: electric utilities, transportation and industry. RGGI Inc.,

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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Shifted earlier focus to all-electric Focus in 2011 with Magna. Focusing on all-electric, Nissan-Renault partnership with Better Place for EVs.

GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

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The Volt is, and always has been, more than than an electric car. cant stand all these "GM killed the electric car" crap. virus? Do you?