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USCAR: Hydrogen research is important

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The debate as to whether money should be invested into hydrogen fuel cell technology continues to rage across the Atlantic, where the United States Council for Automotive Research (USCAR) published a whitepaper on the importance of continued research into hydrogen as a low-carbon transportation solution.

After 11 Years, Two-Millionth Hybrid Car Sold In United States

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Sometime early last week, someone somewhere in the U.S. bought a hybrid car. And while we may never know exactly who that person was, the car was the 2-millionth hybrid-electric vehicle sold here since the very first Honda Insight went on sale in late 1999. Industry trade journal Ward's Auto calculated from its sales data that the milestone was

Shell and Kinder Morgan plan to export LNG from the United States

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Shell US Gas & Power LLC (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, and Southern Liquefaction Company, LLC, a Kinder Morgan company and unit of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. Once finalized, EPB, through its affiliates, will own 51% of the entity and operate the facility. Phase I of the project, approximately 1.5 Brief

NREL updates Survey of Advanced Biofuel Producers in the United States

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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) updated its annual survey of US non-starch ethanol and renewable hydrocarbon biofuels producers.

United States Caribbean Sea Emission Control Area now effective

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There are now four three designated ECAs in effect globally: The new United States Caribbean Sea ECA (SO x , NO x and PM); the North American ECA (SO x , NO x and PM); the Baltic Sea ECA (SO x ); and. The ECA was designated under MARPOL amendments adopted in July 2011. the North Sea ECA (SO x ). Brief

Visteon Files for Chapter 11 Reorganization in United States

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Global automotive supplier Visteon Corporation and certain of its US subsidiaries voluntarily filed petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code. The petitions were filed in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. No Visteon subsidiaries or joint ventures outside the US are part of the filing.

BREAKING NEWS: US Science Report Proves All Out Effort To Fight Climate Change Needed Right Now Or Everyone Is Screwed. Get It?

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This is the cover of the report that was released by the The U.S. But your dying legacy newspaper didn’t get it.  Burnt toast.  Happy to help.

US NOx Cap and Trade Program Lowers Smog Levels in Eastern United States

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State level ozone emissions in the NBP, from 1990 to 2010 (projected). Source: EPA. Click to enlarge.

United States and Italy Sign Agreements to Advance Developments in Nuclear Energy

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The US-Italy Joint Declaration Concerning Industrial and Commercial Cooperation in the Nuclear Energy Sector affirms the strong interest of the United States and Italy to encourage their respective nuclear industries to seek opportunities for the construction of new nuclear power plants. Secretary Chu.

What Can I Save Driving An Electric Car? Apps Can Help, Soon

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Last month, Apple Stores in the United States began stocking the Automatic Link.

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All-New 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sedan Coming soon

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The car will go on sale in the United States sometime next year, as a 2017 model, bringing with it styling that resembles. Hyundai has slipped the first image of its next-generation Elantra and confirmed that the global debut of the new compact sedan will be taking place soon. Teaser

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California Launches Country's First All-Electric School Bus

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The Kings Canyon Unified School District recently launched the first all-electric school bus in the United States, Inhabitat reports. It may not be capable of space travel, but one California district has found a magic school bus.

Russian Plutocrats Crave Tesla Model S; Electric Carmaker Resists

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Tesla Motors is working to establish its presence in many markets outside the United States, but there's one country the electric-car maker hasn't explored so far. The company's products aren't officially sold in Russia, even though there is apparently quite a bit of demand. Russia Tesla Motors plug-in cars

Tesla, Panasonic Sign Gigafactory Pact; Nevada Site Work Already Underway?

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Now it''s official: Panasonic and Tesla Motors will build the "gigafactory," a huge lithium-ion cell fabrication and battery-pack production facility in the western United States. Right

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Electric Cars Take Top Two Spots At Pikes Peak Hill-Climb Race

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The annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is the second-oldest major motorsport event run in the United States, after the Indianapolis 500.

First China, Now India, Commit To Reducing Carbon Emission Rates

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Climate change is a hotly-debated political issue in the United States, but truly addressing it will require an even bigger consensus. The world's nations will meet in Paris in December to discuss a global strategy for combating climate change. Environmental emissions China India air pollution

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Norway is falling in love with electric car

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Electric cars electric car Nissan LEAF Norway Tesla Model S United StatesAccording to Treehugger.com, the reason Norwegians are [.].

Passing Gas: More Electric Cars Than Gasoline Stations Now

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As early as next year, electric-car sales in the United States each year Electric cars achieved another milestone recently: Plug-in vehicles on American roads now outnumber the gas stations they whiz past on the roadside. We estimate the watershed (oil-shed?)

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Proterra launches new Catalyst E2 series electric bus with nominal range of up to 350 miles

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To date, Proterra buses across the United States have completed over 2.5 —Ryan Popple, CEO of Proterra.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, May 2014: A Pattern Of Progress

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May was a great month for Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales, as it was in the United States--where sales of 3,117 Nissan Leafs represented the second-highest monthly sales ever for any car that plugs in.

Charging Electric Vehicles Across America: How We Did It & Where

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But we had our own share of charging challenges as we traveled across the United States last summer in a caravan of all-electric vehicles, as depicted in the new movie Kick Gas. The recent photo contest on this site to find a picture from readers of the most unusual place they''d ever charged an electric vehicle.

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Who Wins Electric-Car Brand Battle? BMW, Tesla Have The Buzz Now

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While more than a dozen plug-in electric cars are now sold in the United States, only three carmakers--Chevrolet, Nissan, and Tesla--have emerged as volume players, with BMW perhaps intending to become the fourth.

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Updated Audi A3 debuts with new engine, tweaked styling

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That’s because the current A3 went on sale overseas back in 2012, only appearing in the United States two years later. It seems like the current-generation Audi A3 went on sale only yesterday but we already have our first look at the car’s mid-cycle update. Videos

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Average New-Car Fuel Economy Falls As SUV Sales Rise, Gas Stays Cheap

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The average fuel economy of new cars sold in the United States fell once more in September, although not by much. Average new-car fuel economy continues to hover around 25 mpg, according to recent analysis. The sales-weighted average window sticker fuel economy for new cars in September was 25.2 sales Study Fuel Economy EPA Ratings

Is Brazilian Sugarcane The Answer To U.S. Biofuels Needs?

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Brazil believes ethanol made from sugarcane can supplement corn-based ethanol produced in the United States, which would help meet U.S. Is Brazilian sugarcane the perfect biofuel for American drivers? government targets for increased biofuel consumption. Under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, the U.S.

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Electric-Car Sales Surge In South Korea, Supported By Subsidies

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Sales of plug-in electric cars are very regional right now, globally as well as within the United States.

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Honda Tests Solar-Powered Electric-Car Charging In Remote Marshall Islands

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It's far from the carmaker's home market of Japan, or its major markets, like the United States and Europe. Honda is testing new electric-car charging stations in a somewhat unusual and very remote location. In fact, it's far from pretty much everywhere on earth. plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, June 2016: volte-face for the Volt

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Factoring in population ratios, this would be roughly equivalent to a 3,000-sale month in the United States, a feat. Paced by the Chevrolet Volt, Canada may have had its first-ever month in which 1,000 plug-in electric vehicle were sold. sales Canada New car sales plug-in cars

Which States Have The Most Diesel Vehicles? New Data Gives Results

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Just as diesel fuel isn''t available at every single gas station, diesel vehicles are unevenly distributed in the United States. And despite double-digit rises in registration numbers, the preponderance of diesel engines in North America remain in trucks--especially heavy-duty trucks--rather than passenger cars.

State With Dirtiest Power Grid Has Highest Electric-Car Incentive

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And life in the 50 states that make up the United States of America is full of inconsistencies, including those among electric-car incentives from state to state. Life is full of little ironies. Carbon Footprint carbon dioxide plug-in cars renewable energy energy West Virginia

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Tesla Model S: Canada's 2nd-Best-Selling Plug-In Electric Car

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Our posts on June plug-in sales in the United States and Canada illustrate this latter point. Readers of our monthly analysis of the Canadian plug-in electric car market know two things well: a) the Chevy Volt dominates, with sixteen consecutive months of sales leadership; and b) Canadian plug-in figures are hard to come by.

AWD Cars Increasingly Popular; How To Make Them Fuel-Efficient?

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Now, according to data from Polk cited in The Detroit News, it''s fitted to almost one third of the vehicles sold in the United States. It wasn''t so long ago that all-wheel drive was restricted to Jeeps, trucks, and the occasional esoteric supercar.

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The CA City You've Never Heard Of That's An Electric-Car Epicenter

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its residents have embraced plug-in cars them like no one anywhere else in the United States. California loves electric cars. While better-known Bay Area cities like San Francisco have a reputation for being green, there''s another California municipality that''s giving them a run for their money: Fremont.

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Proterra racks up 33 more orders for electric buses through FTA Low-No awards

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These latest orders bring Proterra’s total number of orders to 155 vehicles from 16 transit agencies across the United States. As one of the largest transit agencies in the United States, serving 3.9 Proterra customers won 33 of the 55 buses awarded under the Low-No program. Brief

'Kick Gas' Movie: Driving Across U.S. In Electric Car & Motorcycles

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Last summer, I rode my 2012 Zero S electric motorcycle across the United States as part of the "Ride the Future" Tour. Now, as a record of that journey, a documentary we made--called Kick Gas--is being released today, on Earth Day 2014.

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BMW i3 Demand Will Be Strong In U.S. Too, Says Executive

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Early demand for BMW''s i3 electric car in Europe looks set to continue when it debuts in the United States, according to the company''s North American CEO. Despite plans to produce just 10,000 units in its first year, BMW has considered expanding production after 8,000 reservations were made on the car''s launch in Europe.

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Technology Review: First Plug-in Hybrid to Be Sold in the United States

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Credit: Kevin Bullis The first plug-in hybrid to be sold in the United States will likely be the Fisker Karma, which is due out in November. By Kevin Bullis Audio » Listen - Flash Listen - MP3 Subscribe to podcast What is this? Powered by Share » Digg this Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Facebook Slashdot It!

EV advocate loses out on chance to talk to President Obama

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New-Car Average Fuel Economy Rose To 24.8 MPG In 2013

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Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) say the sales-weighted average fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States last year was 24.8 The numbers are in, and it turns out that 2013 was another record year for the average fuel economy of new vehicles.

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Gas-Mileage Average For March Vehicle Sales: 25.4 MPG, An All-Time High

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According to researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) the sales-weighted average fuel economy of all new light-duty vehicles sold in the United States last month was 25.4

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