2010

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Buick Hybrid Borrows From Volt

Hybrid SUV Blog

A Buick hybrid crossover has been envisioned for several years. That Saturn hybrid was to be called the Vue Plug-in.

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The Social Non Profit – Working Smarter with Social Tech

Green Car Congress

The Social Non Profit. As a consultant in the social media and non profit sphere, I am firmly embedded in “working smarter&# motif.

2010 29

US Department of Energy offers fuel cell funding

Green Cars News

There has been a boost for fuel cell vehicles after the US Department of Energy announced it would offer up to $74million to support the research and development of fuel cells for stationary and transport applications. The solicitations will include up $65million over three years for research and development into fuel cell components with the [.].

2010 22

Paris To Test Banning Gas-Guzzlers (Yes, SUVs!) In City Core

Green Car Reports

Why are many European carmakers now planning to build electric vehicles? Because many European cities are widely expected to ban high-emissions vehicles from their city cores over the next decade--perhaps even vehicles with any emissions at all. Now, Paris may be the first city to experiment with such a policy. Next year, it will begin to test

2010 21

Electric Car Voltage and Power Requirements

Electric Cars are for Girls

Why do people us 6v batteries in their electric cars and not 12v or 24v? And what are the average power requirements for the average motor that is used

2010 19

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EV Ownership Shortcut?

Plugs and Cars

Here's an unexpected opportunity to purchase an EV, especially if you've had a hankering for a Th!nk Offer ends December 31. think city nissan leaf

The ?Automatic? Solution for EV Conversions

DIY Electric Car

Some time ago we were approached by a City Municipality that was in the process of doing a fleet conversion of their gas vehicles to electric. stick?

BMW takes REVENGE

Revenge of the Electric Car

Last week Chris Paine moderated a panel on electric vehicles at the Opportunity Green business conference in Los Angeles. 

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Follow Hybrids With Social Media

Hybrid SUV Blog

Where do you go online to get your hybrid car and SUV information? For many people, automotive websites and search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo!

2010 31

Researcher Describes Conceptual Cold Fusion Battery, or Small Power Unit

Green Car Congress

Professor George Miley of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and director of its Fusion Studies Lab, reported on progress toward a “cold fusion battery”—a small power unit that uses a low energy nuclear reaction (LENR) (i.e., The process is created by purposely creating defects in the metal electrode of the cell. Miley.

Fuel cell tractor makes US debut

Green Cars News

If you wish that fuel cell technology was available to help you save money on your motoring costs then spare a thought for the poor old farmer, who is stuck with driving probably one of the most gas-guzzling vehicles in the world. So far, it seems the agricultural world has been left behind in the [.].

2010 22

Ding-Ding-Ding! Electric Cars Likely To Be Made Noisier By Law

Green Car Reports

In one particularly hilarious scene in the TV show Weeds, Mary-Louise Parker’s soccer mom/drug dealer character inspires a scary drug lord to buy several Toyota Priuses after he successfully carries out a drive-by shooting while riding in hers. The selling point? The quietness of the hybrid. “Good for sneaking up on

2010 14

Enter To Win A 2010 Hybrid

Hybrid SUV Blog

The Sprint “Go Green&# Sweepstakes : How badly would you like to win a free 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid SUV?

Lightning Motors strikes with new electric motorcycle land speed record at BUB Speed Trials

National Green Transportation

2011 Nissan Leaf: Your Ultimate Reference Guide

All Cars Electric

Here at AllCarsElectric.com we've covered a lot of news featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. So much, in fact, that it may be difficult keeping track of them all. What we thought may help is an index page of all of our favorite articles featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. Bookmark it in your browser or rss reader, as we'll be updating it every time a new

2011 12

Amazon.com Packaging FAIL – Hey Jeff Bezos, Who is the Airhead That Packed This?

Creative Greenius

I ordered my new 2011 wall calendar for my office from Amazon.com because they had the best price and free shipping.  Maybe robot packers are to blame?

Proud Papa

Plugs and Cars

Felix Kramer, indefatigable campaigner for plug-in cars, took possession today of his Chevrolet Volt. calcars.org Felix Kramer chevrolet volt

mostly finished-90%

DIY Electric Car

Well, Well, Well. After about two years, and many excuses, I think I might have finally finished the project. s in the truck. most deep cycle batts.

‘10 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Hybrid SUV Blog

The Highlander’s combination of enormous interior room and respectable fuel mileage make it a popular choice amongst families on the go.

Top 5 Most Researched Hybrid SUVs

Hybrid SUV Blog

It’s January and the 2010 car season is officially in full swing now that the doors have opened at the North American International Auto Show.

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Capacity of Texas to develop hydrogen fuel cell terminal truck based on series hybrid version

Green Car Congress

Capacity of Texas, the developer of the series hybrid Pluggable Hybrid Electric Terminal Tractor (PHETT) ( earlier post ), has been awarded an $872,000 Grant to develop a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Terminal Truck—the ZETT, or Zero Emission Terminal Truck—based on the PHETT platform. —Phillip Ford, President of Capacity of Texas.

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Electric vehicle production may be suspended

Green Cars News

The production of the electric mini-vehicle, the Stella EV, may be suspended, according to Kyodo News. It suggests that Fuji Heavy Industries, the maker of Subaru brand cars, may suspend production of the electric vehicle when it stops manufacturing the Stella mini-vehicle, although details of the timing have not been revealed.

If No One Notices Your Smart ForTwo, Why Not Wrap It In Plaid?

Green Car Reports

You've got to be at least somewhat extroverted to drive a 2010 Smart ForTwo minicar, the smallest car sold in North America. People stare at it, point at you, and often ask you variations of, "What on earth makes you want to drive that?" Now, for the most extroverted of Smart owners, there's a new and even more noticeable option: car wraps in a

2010 12

Nissan and Mitsubishi to expand partnership

Green Cars News

Nissan may have a strong alliance with Renault, but it is now expanding its links with another vehicle manufacturer. Mitsubishi will join forces with the company as they bid to strengthen their mutual competitiveness, particularly in the Japanese mini-car and global commercial vehicle businesses.

Smith Electric Vehicles US buys out Smith Electric Vehicles UK

National Green Transportation

Do you like this story? The electric truck maker based in Kansas City, Smith Electric Vehicles (SEVUS), was the US branch of a British company with a long history of electric truck manufacturing. In Feb 2009 the conglomerate, Tanfield Group, entered the US market

2010 14

Our Popular Stories of 2010: LEAF, Recharging, Myth Busting

All Cars Electric

We’re just two days away from 2011, the year many industry experts are terming the year of the electric car, but 2010 hasn’t been a slow year for electric cars. We’ve seen new models launched, records broken and even the Pope show an interest in going electric. But over the course of 2010 what stories have been getting the most

GREENIUS ON PATCH.COM: Hey, Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce, I’ve Got Your New Direction Right Here!

Creative Greenius

Well I’ve got just the new direction the Chamber is looking for. Read the rest of the story on Hermosa Beach Patch.com.

My Trial LEAF & the trials of public charging

Plugs and Cars

I've got a LEAF for a few days. Very exciting. I'll have a full report soon. But I've got to mention one frustration I've encountered.

nov. 07 update

DIY Electric Car

Update 11-07-2010. The gauges were a lot of work but worth it! This looked very nice from the front of the unit and fit nicely in the cluster. Kaput!

New Ford Explorer cuts fuel consumption

Green Cars News

The brand new Ford Explorer V6 boasts a significant improvement in fuel economy compared to the outgoing model. The vehicle achieves 17mpg city and 25mpg highway, meaning a 25 per cent improvement. Much of the increase is down to an enhanced aerodynamic body with twin independent variable camshaft timing as well as a six-speed automatic [.].

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Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

Hybrid SUV Blog

sales of hybrid SUVs and other fuel efficient vehicles will prove interesting to watch this year, especially if fuel prices remain relatively low. Expert

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Chevy Volt Delivers Novel Two-Motor, Four-Mode Extended Range Electric Drive System; Seamless Driver Experience Plus Efficiency

Green Car Congress

by Mike Millikin and Jack Rosebro. Click to enlarge. The Volt could also be called a plug-in series hybrid, depending upon your taxonomic preference.).

Forget Sonic the Hedgehog – what about Sonic the small car?

Green Cars News

Video game fans will surely rejoice at the name that has been granted for Chevrolet’s all-new, US built small car – the Sonic. The vehicle is known as the Aveo in other parts of the world and will be sold in more than 50 countries. However, in Canada, Mexico and the United States, the Chevrolet [.].

BMW Green Vehicles, Including Megacity Electric, Named 'i'

Green Car Reports

The BMW "MegaCity" carbon-fiber all-electric car, scheduled for launch in 2013, may be the most radical BMW in decades. BMW had confirmed that this first production electric car to wear the BMW badge would be the first of a sub-brand within the make, much as its "M" series of performance editions is. Now, in perhaps a slightly "D'oh!" moment, BMW

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