2009

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Hybrids Just One Of Many Auto Niches

Hybrid SUV Blog

In Kevin Helliker’s article, he mentions several sites I had never visited, starting with www.women-drivers.com.

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Pick up a greener C3 Picasso

Green Cars News

The Citroen C3 Picasso has been tweaked to bring it under the all important sub-120g/km of CO2 category.

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Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Postal Service. The USPS will be using the vans for a variety of duties at locations around the country – including daily home delivery. Network.

Scuderi Group Unveils Cutaway Model of First Production Prototype of Split Cycle Engine

Green Car Congress

Model of the working prototype. The engine is packaged as a research engine, with easy access for instrumentation, a balancer shaft, etc., Power.

Why Can't We Buy Small European Diesels in the U.S.?

Green Car Reports

It may be the one question we hear most often here at GreenCarReports.com: Why can't I buy one of those great little fuel-efficient diesels, like they have in Europe? Take, for example, the ultra-high-mileage Econetic version of the Ford Fiesta, sold in Europe with a 1.6-liter turbodiesel that returns 63 miles per gallon on the European cycle.

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Seeing the Nissan Leaf in Person

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Things have been nuts this week, but I did get a chance to see the Nissan Leaf come to Portland today. still have a few more months to decide

Reva to bring new electric car to Iceland

Plugs and Cars

The NXG and NXR, revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show recently, have a Th!nk City-like footprint, 100 mile range and 65 mph top speed. None for sale.

Planning a 1995 Mazda b2300 conversion

DIY Electric Car

I have purchased a 1995 Mazda b 2300 small truck with the intent of converting it into an EV. Purchase price was $ 650.00 Thus far I haven?t Soo that?s

Worldwide Hybrid Views Changing

Hybrid SUV Blog

60% of people surveyed would buy a hybrid today. recent study by Synovate, a marketing research company, polled 13,500 urban people around the world.

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Petrol Alto beats diesel rivals in Green Car Challenge

Green Cars News

None more so than the Suzuki Alto, not because it is an exciting eco-concept but because it is an ordinary enough, full production car.

How to Get a Plug-In Hybrid

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say. They are early adopters, buying "Version 1.0" Go to Hymotion.com.

Pharos Marine Plans Dual Fuel Hydrogen-Diesel Super Yacht

Green Car Congress

Superyachttimes.com. Egypt-based Pharos Marine unveiled plans for a 60-meter dual-fuel hydrogen-diesel electric superyacht, the Orcageno. The Orcageno.

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Elon - and the Model S - Appear On Letterman

Revenge of the Electric Car

Tesla CEO Elon Musk appeared on the David Letterman show on Wednesday.

Saying Goodbye to my 2007 Dream Project

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

I contacted someone who expressed interest in purchasing the 914 a few months ago and that contact came through for me. Farewell 914EV. Cheers, Tim

New Nickel-Lithium Battery Has Ultra-High Energy Density

All Cars Electric

Researchers at Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) have succeeded in making the world's first Ni-Li battery, a formulation that holds more than 3.5 times the energy of Li-ion batteries and doesn't run the risk of catching fire. By including a membrane made of the recently developed glass-ceramic

Greenpeace CSI – On the Scene of a Climate Crime Spree!

Creative Greenius

View the climate crime scene photos after the jump. But that day is coming, and I’m sure my pals from Greenpeace will be there. 17, 2009.

Replacing and Saving the Aux Battery

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Well, the car's back on the road again. In fact, I almost did it again yesterday when driving the car over to a friend's place.

Nissan sketches electric commercial vehicle; envisions electric ambulance

Plugs and Cars

It is a somewhat stylized take on the NV200 light commercial gasoline van Nissan sells in Japan and Europe. Yet another benefit of EVs.

2010 Chevy Volt Dance: Hey GM, We Want Our Bailout Back, Now

Green Car Reports

We don't use a lot of profanity here at the global GreenCarReports.com headquarters. But there were a whole bunch of horrified OMFGs floating around once we finally got to see the notorious Volt Dance that was unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show. We write about the 2011 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicle a lot. We've followed it

Hybrid SUVs: Best of Both Worlds

Hybrid SUV Blog

Hybrid sport utility vehicles may be the best overall choice for consumers and auto manufacturers alike. Hybrid SUVs end up at the top of my list.

Who is winning the green car race? Part II. The Green Piece

Green Cars News

However, it’s not just the ‘big boys’ of motoring that are having an impact as we enter a new automotive era. Tesla Motors. BYD Auto. Faye Sunderland.

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Main Page - EAA-PHEV

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Warranty: In performing some of these modifications you may void your warranty with the vehicles manufacturer. See SEVA:Electric vehicle. License.

Report: Nissan On Track with Nickel Manganese Cobalt Li-ion Cell for Deployment in 2015

Green Car Congress

The Nikkei reports that Nissan Motor Co. has nearly completed development of a lithium-ion battery using a lithium nickel manganese cobalt oxide cathode (NMC). The new system, which will reportedly offer almost double the capacity of Nissan/AESC’s current manganese spinel cell, is supposedly slated for deployment in electric vehicles in 2015.

Andrew’s High School Electric Hyundai

Revenge of the Electric Car

Say hello again to one of our guest bloggers, Andrew Grin. Fully Electric Hyundai Tucson from Island Grin on Vimeo.

Time to sell the 914

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

It's time to sell the electric 914. The car has been good to me and made the electric Civic project go so much faster.

Peugeot Shows Micro-Sized Electric Car at Frankfurt

All Cars Electric

Peugeot unveiled a radical new micro-mini electric car prototype at the Frankfurt auto show on Wednesday, inspired by motorcycle technology.  Unlike their iOn sedan, which is based on the Mitsubishi  i-MiEV and is definitely slated to go into production, the new, smaller concept car , known as the bb1, is more of a trial-balloon to

We Stand With The Small Island Nations! Candlelight Vigil for Survival in Hermosa Beach

Creative Greenius

Unedited and unrehearsed, our straight from the heart messages.

Comparing Conversion Costs with Paul

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Paul Pancella (see link at right) put together a great spreadsheet comparing his Civic conversion costs with mine.

GM reveals electric car production number in 2010.in India

Plugs and Cars

GM recently entered into a 50/50 partnership with Reva, the Indian electric car company, to produce an electric version of the Chevrolet Spark.

AC Motor Controller (DIY)

Electric Cars are for Girls

AC Motor Controller (Part 3 of AC Conversion, Interview with Eric Tischer

Car Giveaways. Who Likes ‘em Green?

Hybrid SUV Blog

Want to win a new car or sport utility? Seems everyone would like a free car, but they are so hard to find. Patrick’s Day. Will it happen?

New UK carmaker unveils new plug-in hybrid

Green Cars News

A new UK car manufacturer, Axon Automotive has previewed its plug-in hybrid electric vehicle at the Milton Keynes Science Festival.

Plug-In Hybrids (or Plugin Hybrids)

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say. What Are Plug-In Hybrids? You dont have to plug it in. The GREET 1.6

Solvay Introduces New PVDF Grades for Binders and Separators for Li-ion Batteries

Green Car Congress

Solvay Solexis, a fully owned subsidiary of chemical and pharmaceutical group Solvay, recently launched a new series of Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) grades for use in lithium-ion batteries. PVDF Solef is used for binders and separators in Li-ion batteries. First grades of the new PVDF Solef series are now commercially available.