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Honda Accord Hybrid Production Relocates From Ohio To Japan

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Japan Ohio hybrid sales assembly plants The topic of the press release issued late last Wednesday was not the sort of thing to set green-car fans'' hearts racing: "Statement.Re: North American Production Portfolio".

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Anti-Tesla Motors bill in Ohio defeated

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A bid in Ohio to block Tesla Motors from selling cars in that state has been defeated in the Ohio State Legislature on Tuesday.

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Tesla Faces Off Against Car Dealers In Another State: Ohio

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This time it''s Ohio. Once more into the fray: Another state''s car dealers are pushing for legislation to ban Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to buyers. And legislators have unexpectedly moved up a hearing on the new law to today, according to a letter from Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]. The hearing takes place early this

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Anti-Tesla Motors bill in Ohio defeated

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A bid in Ohio to block Tesla Motors from selling cars in that state has been defeated in the Ohio State Legislature on Tuesday.

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Ohio Dealers Renew Assault Against Tesla Motors Sales

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The legislative battle that pits Ohio car dealers against Tesla Motors and its company-owned stores continues. The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the car dealers are once again pushing legislation that would keep Tesla from selling cars in the Buckeye State.

Honda To Install Natural-Gas Fueling Station Near Ohio Car Plant

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Honda announced today that it will install a compressed natural-gas (CNG) fueling station near its Marysville, Ohio, assembly plant. If drivers are going to use an alternative fuel, they need places to fill up their tanks.

Columbus, Ohio wins $40M DOT Smart City Challenge; $10M more from Vulcan, $90M from private partners

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Earlier post.) As winner of the Challenge, Columbus will receive up to $40 million from US DOT and up to $10 million from Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc.

Ohio Car Dealers Sue To Block Tesla From Selling Cars In The State

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Ohio isn''t just a battleground state in presidential elections. Electric-car maker Tesla has been at odds with the state''s car dealers over its company-owned stores, and the battle doesn''t seem to be stopping.

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Ohio State University Team Readies Electric Motorcycle For TT Zero

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Electric vehicle technology is finding its way into various motorsport disciplines, but few are more exciting than the world of electric motorcycling. Not only did an electric motorcycle win the two-wheeled class at last year''s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, each year one race at the world''s most famous motorcycle event is dedicated to

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Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar To Make On-Track Debut At Mid-Ohio

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Hybrid supercars are officially in fashion. We''ve been positively inundated by the things over the last year or so, from BMW''s upcoming i8 plug-in hybrid, to the exotic Ferrari LaFerrari, Porsche 918 and McLaren P1 trio, to this: The Acura NSX.

Toyota Prius Recall, Georgia Electric-Car Incentive, Tesla Ohio Troubles: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Georgia may kill its $5,000 electric-car tax credit, Ohio car dealers renew their legislative fight against Tesla Motors, and 2010 through 2014 Toyota Prius hybrids are being recalled. All this and more on Green Car Reports. chronicle of the return road trip from Florida to New York in a Tesla Model S electric ca

Ohio State team wins EcoCAR2 competition with E85 series-parallel plug-in hybrid Malibu

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announced that the Ohio State University (OSU) team was the overall winner of the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals. Over the course of three years, The Ohio State University consistently met incremental goals that strengthened their position against the other university teams, the organizers said. OSU’s series-parallel PHEV.

Dandelions could help build sustainable cars

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Ford and The Ohio State University are working together to examine the potential of using the milky white substance which seeps from the weed’s roots could be used [.]. Ford car parts dandelion Ohio State University rubber substitute sustainable

Honda To Use Wind Turbines For Energy At Ohio Plant

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With GM using solar at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant and Volkswagen recently unveiling a huge solar array at its Chattanooga plant, Honda is next to display its green credentials--with wind turbines at its Ohio transmission factory

SG Preston planning $400M, 120M gpy renewable diesel plant in Ohio

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SG Preston (SGP) announced the planned development of a 120-million gallon per year renewable diesel facility in Lawrence County, Ohio. The Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth and JobsOhio were also instrumental in securing the investment and technology to play a role in the future of southern Ohio. —R. Brief

BASF celebrates grand opening of Li-ion cathode materials production plant in Elyria, Ohio

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BASF celebrated the grand opening of its new Li-ion cathode materials production plant in Elyria, Ohio. The operation in Elyria is supported by BASF battery materials research laboratories in nearby Beachwood, Ohio, and at the company’s headquarters site in Ludwigshafen, Germany. million grant from the US DOE. Earlier post.) Brief

Tesla reaches agreement with Ohio dealers to avoid sales ban

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While the carmaker is still fighting to be allowed to sell its cars in New Jersey, things look set to stay rosy in Ohi[.]. Electric cars Tesla Motors

CODA abandoning plan to build Li-ion battery factory in Columbus, Ohio

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Amid this criticism, the agency has made almost no new loans, and some lawmakers have called for changes to the programs.Coda leaders said in recent months that they remained hopeful about the loan, but that they had developed a business plan that would work without the Ohio plant. Brief

Honda Transmission contracts with Juhl Wind for two utility-scale wind turbines at Ohio plant; up to 10% of electricity for operations

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Once the turbines begin operating later this year, the Honda transmission plant in Russells Point, Ohio will be the first major automotive manufacturing facility in the United States to obtain a substantial amount of its electricity directly from wind turbines located on its property. Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc.

USDOT awards $6M grant to advance Northwest US 33 Smart Mobility Corridor in Ohio

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million grant to the City of Dublin, the City of Marysville and Union County for the advancement of the Northwest US 33 Smart Mobility Corridor in Ohio. and The Ohio State University’s Transportation Research Center that includes a 7.5-mile automotive test track. The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a $5,997,500.00

Baard Energy raises $2.5B for coal/biomass-to-liquids plant in Ohio; construction to begin late spring or early summer 2011

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Baard Energy LLC, a company seeking to build a coal/biomass-to-liquids (CBTL) plant in Ohio ( earlier post ) has raised $2.5B from investors in the coal and energy markets and is preparing to begin construction of the nearly $6 billion Ohio River Clean Fuels Project by late spring or early summer. Youngstown Business Journal. The $2.5

Honda opens CNG fueling station on Troy, Ohio campus; 2nd public CNG station in N America

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Honda opened a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on its property in Troy, Ohio. in Marysville, Ohio in August. in Troy, Ohio, near Honda’s parts consolidation and distribution operations. Earlier post.). The CNG station is located at the intersection of S. Stanfield Rd and Commerce Center Blvd. Brief

Obama Administration announces $14 million for lightweight vehicle materials

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Reducing vehicle weight will reduce the energy required by vehicles, leading to less

Honda to build 2014 Accord Hybrid in Ohio

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will invest $23 million at its Marysville, Ohio auto plant to add production of the new two-motor Accord Hybrid Sedan ( earlier post ), scheduled to go on sale nationwide this fall. This will be the third hybrid model built by Honda in the US and the first in Ohio. Honda of America Mfg., Brief

Ohio opens first LNG station deployed through the Recovery Act

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The US Energy Department (DOE) announced the recent opening of the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling station in Ohio. The new station, which celebrated its official grand opening yesterday in Seville, Ohio, was constructed by Clean Energy Fuels. Brief

Ohio workshop seeks ideas for National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

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Confirmed workshop speakers are NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, NIST Director Patrick Gallagher and Ohio Sen. In addition, the Ohio workshop will explore manufacturing-related interests and needs specific to the region. The workshop will be held 9 July at the Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland. Sherrod Brown. Brief

Honda investing additional $215 million in Ohio operations; Earth Dreams engines and transmissions

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Previous investments have helped introduce new direct injection engines and to localize production of advanced pulley components for continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) assembled at Honda’s transmission plant in Ohio. These new investments bring to nearly $2.7 Honda is investing approximately $180 million at the Honda of America Mfg.,

Lima Energy signs 10-year synthetic crude supply contract with Husky Energy refinery in Ohio

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Lima Energy Company, a subsidiary of USA Synthetic Fuel Corporation in Washington, DC, has signed a contract to supply up to 80 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe) of its “Ultra Clean Synthetic Crude” (UCSC) to Husky Energy’s Lima, Ohio Refinery over ten years. The Lima Refinery currently supplies about 25% of Ohio’s total gasoline needs.

GM-Isuzu JV DMAX invests $60 million in Ohio diesel engine plant

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will invest $60 million in its Ohio diesel engine plant to make design changes that meet future emissions requirements. The GM-Isuzu joint venture DMAX, Ltd. Established in 1998, DMAX has produced almost 1.6 million engines since opening in 2000. DMAX, Ltd. has invested $760 million in the DMAX facility since 2000. Brief

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Ohio cops embrace solar power

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The Ohio Highway Patrol Cars are to be fitted with five-watt solar panels in an effort to conserve fuel and battery life. Tags: Green cars Latest news Ohio Highway Patrol Cars solar power police cars We’ve featured a number of news stories here at TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk No, it’s going solar.

Ohio State researchers use neutron depth profiling to track flow of Li atoms into and out of anode in real time

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—Anne Co, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry and associate fellow at Ohio State’s Center for Automotive Research. Canova.

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack highlights USDA, GE efforts to commercialize renewable jet fuel for Ohio aviation industry

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US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack highlighted USDA’s collaboration with General Electric (GE) Aviation, the Ohio Aerospace Institute, air carriers and producer groups to develop a Midwest-regional strategy to provide renewable-jet fuel at GE Aviation’s Cincinnati-area facilities. Renewable-jet fuel produced from various plant oils (e.g.

BASF expanding catalyst and battery R&D site in Ohio with $25M investment; new cathode materials research

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BASF is investing $25 million in renovating and expanding its research and development (R&D) facility in Beachwood, Ohio. The existing battery materials research team was established in 2009 to focus on advanced materials for lithium-ion batteries in advance of the opening in 2012 of a new materials production facility in nearby Elyria, Ohio.

New Airbus-backed aerospace R&D consortium in Ohio to focus on advanced materials

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Airbus is working through the NCC to develop a research and development consortium of Ohio aerospace suppliers, incubators, and universities to develop next-generation products for use in Airbus’ new fleet. US Sen. Brief

Where Do Green Cars Really Live? California, Yeah, But Then.

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And of course Lima, Ohio. One or two locations appear time and time again when it comes to electric or hybrid vehicle sales. If you didn''t think California was up there, then you''ve not been paying much attention. Oregon too--in Portland, the Nissan Leaf actually outsold other Nissan models last month. What was that last one again?

Electric Cars In Norway, Tesla In Ohio, November Plug-In Car Sales: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Tesla Motors continues its battle with car dealers, this time in Ohio. We''ve also got U.S. plug-in electric-car sales numbers for November, and some numbers for Norway, where 12 percent of new cars sold last month turned out to be electric. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Check out our video of the 2015

Ohio Advanced Transportation Partnership to Invest $29M+ in Alt Fuel Vehicles and Infrastructure Projects

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The DOE awarded $11 million in ARRA funding to Clean Fuels Ohio through the its Clean Cities Grant program in August of 2009. Execution of each partner’s project will be contingent upon a signed contract with Clean Fuels Ohio.

Alcoa Foundation awards Ohio State University $400K to research light-weight, metal-based, vehicle structures

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The Alcoa Foundation recently awarded a $400,000 grant to the Ohio State University (OSU) Institute for Materials Research in support of innovative design and manufacturing technologies that will enable the creation of lighter, more environmentally friendly vehicle structures. —Glenn Daehn. —Anthony Luscher. —Leo Rusli.

Honda expands renewable energy use with new wind turbines

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Honda is to become the first major automotive firm to ensure its US manufacturing facilities have a substantial wind power capabilities. Honda

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CODA to Site Automotive Li-ion Battery Manufacturing Facility in Ohio Pending DOE Loan

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CODA, a California-based electric car and battery company, plans to build an automotive-grade lithium ion battery system manufacturing facility in Ohio. CODA is considering several sites within Ohio for the facility, which could employ more than 1,000 initially. The proposed facility in Ohio would replicate this facility.