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Iowa State to manage biorefinery projects for new Manufacturing USA Institute

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Iowa State University will bring its expertise in biorenewable technologies and pilot plant operations to the country’s 10th Manufacturing USA Institute. Earlier post.) The recently announced advanced manufacturing institute is dedicated to improving the productivity and efficiency of chemical manufacturing. Brief

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Report: USA heading for “best ever year” for emissions

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That’s because the EPA has just released its annual report summarising the key trends in fuel economy [.].

Indianapolis becomes USA first to switch to plug-in vehicles

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Electric cars Hybrid cars electric car hybrid car USAThe mid-west city of Indianapolis is an [.].

USA and China team up to tackle HFCs

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It is hoped that by 2050, the amount of HFCs pumped into the atmosphere could be reduced by 90gigatons[.].

Hybrid and plug-in sales show strength in USA

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It appears the market for plug-in hybrid electric and hybrid cars is gradually gathering momentum in the USA.

Tesla chargers enable coast to coast EV journeys across USA

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Tesla’s network of free-to-use fast chargers have expanded across the US and are now able to support Model S owners in making a coast to coast journey.

To the four corners of the USA on an electric motorcycle

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Seattle, Los Angeles, Florida, and Maine: the four corners of the continental U.S. Those points are where I intend to ride my 2014 Zero SR electric motorcycle this summer. The summer road trip is a great tradition, and every year, electric vehicles shape up to be more road-trip-worthy than before. DON'T MISS: 'Kick Gas' Movie: Driving Across U.S.

Born in the USA: Electric cars return to Detroit

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After an absence of more than 70 years, Detroit Electric is returning, with new plans to production electric cars. Electric cars electric cars

Transportation emissions slashed in USA

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According to preliminary estimates from the Energy Information Administration, US carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuels decreased by 2.8 per cent in 2008 with transportation related emissions decreasing by around 5.2 per cent. per cent. per cent of the sector’s CO2 emissions followed by diesel fuel at 23.2 per cent. per cent.

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CleanFUEL USA teams with Westport for propane autogas-powered 2016 Ford F-150

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CleanFUEL USA, an industry leader in propane autogas technology, announced an agreement with Westport Innovations Inc. The Westport WiNG Power System will employ the CleanFUEL USA Liquid Propane Injection (LPI) technology. to serve as a supplier for the Westport WiNG 2016 Ford 5.0L F-150 propane truck. Brief

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Alternative fuel vehicles suffer slump in the USA

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2009 was a bleak time for the motoring industry – and alternative fuel vehicles and hybrids were not immune from the crisis, according to figures that have just been released by the US Energy Information Administration. It reports that a total of 1,076,350 alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles were made available in the US during [.].

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BYD to make impact in USA

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Chinese battery maker and car manufacturer Build Your Dreams (BYD) Auto is to display its electric cars at the annual shareholders’ meeting of US conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway as it bids to tap into the North American market. Electrical charging is also less likely to be a problem with many car owners having their own garages.

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BMW to bring four-cylinder engine back to the USA

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It may be a clear sign of the times, but BMW is planning to reintroduce a four-cylinder engine into the United States, according to BMW North America president Jim O’Donnell. The engine manages to combine twin-scroll turbo-charging with high pressure direct injection and Valvetronic intake control.

Alon USA receives go ahead for Bakersfield, CA rail terminal and refinery project; Bakken light crude

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Alon USA Energy, Inc. Alon USA Energy, Inc., Alon owns 100% of the general partner and approximately 82% of the limited partner interests in Alon USA Partners, LP, which owns a crude oil refinery in Texas with an aggregate crude oil throughput capacity of approximately 73,000 barrels per day. Bakken Crude. Background. Resources.

Nissan LEAF now available across the USA

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Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan electric cars green cars Nissan LEAF USAAfter a gradual introduction in North America, the start of March marks the date in which the Nissan LEAF electric vehicle became available in all US markets. The LEAF is the first electric car to be available in all 50 US states.

USA considers noise rule for electric and hybrid vehicles

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Electric cars in the US could soon be required by law to make artificial noise to compensate for their lack of combustion growl.

BMW Group Technology Office USA and Tendril to demonstrate electric vehicle and smart energy home integration

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Tendril, provider of a cloud-based energy management platform, and the BMW Group Technology Office USA are partnering to build out a demonstration smart energy home in Mountain View, Calif. Tendril Connect consists of an integrated suite of utility and consumer applications and APIs. Click to enlarge. —Adrian Tuck, CEO at Tendril.

Report: Americans turning to alternative fuels

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It appears that alternative fuels are catching on in the USA as gasoline prices rise.

BMW to lease ActiveE in USA

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Motorists in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, New York City, Boston and the state of Connecticut will be thrilled that the BMW ActiveE will be made available for lease in those markets later this year. From the autumn, the vehicle will be available for $499 a month for 24months with a down-payment of $2,250. [.].

DOE selects AIChE to lead 10th Manufacturing USA Institute

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Traditional chemical manufacturing relies on large-scale, energy-intensive processing. Brief

smart USA delivers first retail electric drive vehicle

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smart USA Distributor LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Automotive Group, Inc., This year, smart USA is placing 250 smart fortwo electric drive vehicles across the United States with selected companies, municipalities, organizations and individuals. delivered the first smart fortwo electric drive to a retail customer in the United States.

Illinois launches largest electric vehicle charging network in USA

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So which state has the lead on electric vehicles? Perhaps California? Or Oregon? While they may seem like the obvious answers given their extensive green car push, the answer is actually: Illinois. Electric cars Green cars Latest news electric cars electric vehicle chargers green cars Illinois

USA gains first E15 fuel pump

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Latest news E15 Environmental Protection Agency ethanol USAAfter last month’s approval of E15 fuel by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (see story), the state of Kansas becomes the first in the US to welcome the fuel. E15 [.].

car2go continues expansion in Canada and the USA

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car2go North America LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation, will expand its carsharing operations in Canada and the United States this summer. car2go will officially start operations in Toronto on 30 June; in Calgary on 21 July; and in Miami, Florida on 28 July. Brief

Electric car fast charger travels from Europe to America

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One of the leading fast chargers for electric cars is heading across the Atlantic from Europe to the USA.

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Nissan reveals electric car charging plans

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Sacramento’s News 10 reports on the electric cars of Vacaville, CA. In 2003 Vacaville, also known as Voltageville , was miles ahead of other cities with over 100 electric cars on the road in both GM EV1 s and Toyota RAV4-EV s. But the CARB ZEV mandate was rescinded in 2003 due to pressure from the automakers. Source: News 10 ].

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China to beat Europe and USA in electric car race. The Green Piece.

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Tuesday 26 April 2011. The Green Piece Column. Many of us are intrigued by the idea of electric cars. They seem so appealing on paper – zero exhaust emissions, so much cheaper to run than petrol and diesel – so if they can truly conquer the issue of range and lengthy charge times then it’s [.]. uptake

Public transport on the rise in the USA

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However, now a new report suggests that times may be changing. The American Public Transport Association ([.]. Latest News

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Canada moves emission regulations in line with USA

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Regulations have been proposed by the Government of Canada that would put fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emission standards for medium- and heavy duty vehicles in line with those in the USA. Green cars Green credentials Latest news Canada emission standards green cars greenhouse gas emissions

BMW expands hydrogen fuel cell commitment

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Oil industry files lawsuit against USA’s biofuel policy

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Biofuels biofuels EPA fuel petrol USAThe U.S government faces another lawsuit against its policy to enforce petroleum firms to use biofuel. It is the second lawsuit in six months to challenge the U.S Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard mandate for the use of cellulosic biofuel.

EVs encourage a new generation to join the car industry

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Chevrolet Electric cars GM Vauxhall battery electric car production USAPart of a tech-savvy, environmentally-conscious generation know [.].

US could cut gasoline consumption by 80% by 2050, says report

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US tackles EV charging at work challenge

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Major department store to offer plug-in vehicle charging

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One of the leading department stores in the USA – Kohl’s (logo, pictured) – is to extend its plug-in vehicle charging station initiative. Electric cars Green cars Latest news electric cars green cars Indiana Kohl's plug-in vehicles Texas USA Wisconsin

Electric cars dominate EPA list of the most efficient vehicles

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Electric cars electric car hybrid USAElectric cars have completely taken over in the US as the most energy efficient vehicles available.

Electric and hybrid car sales record in USA

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Electric cars Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news electric car sales electric cars green cars hybrid car sales hybrid cars Toyota Prius C USAElectric and hybrid cars enjoyed their highest share of the US automotive market yet, during March. Now, the two categories account for [.].

Car2go adds electric cars as Portland membership soar

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Over in Portland in the USA, one of the most recent cities to join the club, the car2go has seen more than [.]. Green credentials car club Car2go Daimler smart USA

A closer look at electric vehicle deployment in the USA

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How will electric vehicles be deployed across the USA over the next four years? A new study by the Centre for Automotive Research, an Ann Arbor, Michigan, non-profit organisation, believes it has the answer. Within the study, the centre looks at the percentages used to divide national electric vehicle sales among the states. It looks [.].