2002 Toyota RAV4 EV: Enduringly Popular Electric Car On eBay

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Some cars take time to squeeze their way into your affections. Others are pretty much perfect the first time around, with appeal that endures for many years. The original Toyota RAV4 EV is just such a car, for electric car fans. Toyota's useful small SUV with an electric drivetrain has been the perfect car for many drivers for over a decade, and

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2002 Vs 2012 Toyota Prius Hybrids: Progress In Numbers

Green Car Reports

It seems like the Toyota Prius has been zipping around our roads forever, but in reality the first examples only hit U.S. soil just over a decade ago, with the Japanese market getting the car a few years before that. The premise remains the same--a mass-market hybrid vehicle that offers the best economy and lowest emissions on the market--but much

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US manufacturing sector energy use and energy intensity down since 2002

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Total energy consumption in the manufacturing sector decreased by 17% from 2002 to 2010, according to data from the US Energy Information Administration. US manufacturing used more than 14 quadrillion Btu of energy as a fuel in 2010, a decrease of 13% from the 2002 level. increases in their fuel consumption from 2002 to 2010. Although overall manufacturing output declined by 3% between 2002 and 2010, some manufacturing industries grew over the period.

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Electric-Car Drive Report: 2002 Toyota RAV4 EV Crossover

All Cars Electric

One of the best parts of the electric-vehicle world is the camaraderie. Someone knows someone who passes us along to a friend who knows a guy. you know the story. Which is how we ended up in San Francisco on a sunny Friday, driving a well-used--but still reliable--example of one of the highest-volume modern electric cars built to date, the

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Japan Meteorological Agency: 2009 Tied With 2002, 2003, and 2006 For Third Warmest Year Since Instrumental Records Began

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ºC above normal, based on the 1971-2000 average, and that 2009 will be tied with 2002, 2003, and 2006 as the third highest record since 1891.

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USGS boosts assessment of recoverable natural gas in Marcellus Shale by 42x from 2002; now 84 trillion cubic feet

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These gas estimates are significantly higher than the last USGS assessment of the Marcellus Shale in the Appalachian Basin in 2002, which estimated a mean of about 2 trillion cubic feet of gas (TCF) and 0.01 Map of the Appalachian Basin Province showing the three Marcellus Shale assessment units. 96% of the estimated resource resides within the Interior Marcellus AU. Source: USGS. Click to enlarge.

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China’s 2005 Carbon Emissions Almost Twice As Much As 2002 Emissions

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Carbon emissions associated with increased exports from China (left), as part of a more systematic view of increased national emissions (right), 2002 to 2005. Researchers from Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States, estimated in the study that China’s 2005 carbon emissions were 80.59% or more higher than 2002 emissions. “ Data from the China Electricity Council shows that annual electric power generating capacity rose from 350 GW in 2002 to more than 505 GW in 2007.

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Golf Cart Battery Post Burn Out

Electric Cars are for Girls

I purchased my used 2002 EZ-Go with new batteries three years ago with new (no visible name) batteries. The cart is used for

DOE: despite 13% rise in VMT from 2002-2015, pollution down significantly

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Despite an increase in vehicle miles traveled (VMT) of 13% from 2002 to 2015 (the latest year for which data are available), the total amount of airborne pollutants emitted from highway vehicles has declined considerably, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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VW Dresden 'glass house' factory to build e-Golf electric car

Green Car Reports

When it launched its Phaeton luxury sedan back in 2002, Volkswagen decided that its most opulent car ever should have an equally opulent assembly plant. So it built the "Transparent Factory," a glass-walled plant in Dresden, Germany, that was intended solely to handle Phaeton production. The Phaeton was a vanity project of VW Group's. VW Germany plug-in cars Ferdinand Piech assembly plants

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Electric-car pioneer Paul Scott looks back on 15 years of plugging in

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was unaware that modern electric cars got their start in California between 1996 and 2002. Most of the U.S. Many of the earliest owners and EV advocates from those days remain involved 20 years later, though their names may be familiar only to a small group of activists. One of those people is Paul Scott, who's been part of several important. History EV1 plug-in cars Who Killed the Electric Car? Plug-in America

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First steps

DIY Electric Car

It's a 2002 Saturn SL1 with 220,000 miles and a rough engine, however it still runs. I have bought my donor car. The price was $900 which was OK I think? I have been looking for ages on Craigslist for the right car and toyed with all sort of cars.

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DOE: highway vehicles responsible for a declining share of pollutants

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More than half of all carbon monoxide (CO) emissions in 2002 were from highway vehicles; by 2016 that fell to 30%. The share of nitrogen oxides (NO x ) emissions from highway vehicles declined from 43% of all NO x emissions in 2002 to 34% in 2016.

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Toyota's First Electric Car?

Plugs and Cars

I'm pretty sure I just stepped out of my 2002 Toyota RAV4 EV. Autocar.co.uk is reporting: "Toyota's iQ-based electric car, due to be launched in 2010, will get its own body style to create a stand-alone model which will become Toyota’s first all-electric car" (emphasis added.)

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2015 MINI Cooper S Hardtop 4-Door: Gas Mileage Review

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The original BMC Mini had two doors and a small trunk; the BMW MINI from 2002 is a more conventional three-door hatchback. In various forms, the MINI has been with us for more than half a century--but its image has always been shaped by the two-door model. Now there''s a five-door hatchback model as well, putting the 2015 MINI Cooper squarely into. minicar Driven MINI Cooper S

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A change in this world!

DIY Electric Car

Currently our team is taking apart a 2002 Honda Odyssey Mini-van and we are converting it into an ALL ELECTRIC not just a HYBRID. Hello, I am an 8th grader who is trying to make a difference in the world. I am a part of a robotics team who has become national champions and been invited to Istanbul, Turkey which, in part, has to do with our research project. Our Goal: Changing America.

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Garage Lessons: Charging in The Real World

Plugs and Cars

For the past decade I''ve been driving the 91 miles to Sacramento without stopping to charge in a 2002 RAV4 EV. I participated in the Governor''s Office Conference Coast-to-Coast Workshop on E-Mobility in Sacramento sponsored by the governments of California and the Netherlands on Wednesday.

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Best Used Green Cars To Buy: 2006-2011 Honda Civic Hybrid

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in 2002. Now in its third generation, the Honda Civic Hybrid is one of the stalwarts of the compact hybrid class, having been around in one form or another since its introduction to the U.S. Here we're looking at the popular 2006-2011 model, as one of our Five Best Used Green Cars To Buy. While not as overtly green, nor as economical as the

Hybrid SUVs Now Among Safest Vehicles

Hybrid SUV Blog

SUV rollovers got an incredible amount of attention starting roughly in 2002. To put the issue into perspective, consider that in 2002, there were about 11 million traffic collisions reported in the U.S., So given Ford’s problems in 2002, where does it stand?

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eMission Impossible? BMW's i8 Plug-in Hybrid Gets Hollywood Launch

All Cars Electric

While it may look more like the futuristic car driven by Chief John Anderton in the 2002 Sci-fi thriller Minority Report than a car available What’s better for a new brand of car than a bunch of A-list celebrities choosing it as the vehicle of choice around Hollywood? For BMW, the answer is simple: A starring role in the next blockbuster.

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Volkswagen to unveil new third-generation Touareg in Beijing

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Volkwagen initially launched the Touareg in 2002; since then, it has sold around one million units worldwide. Volkswagen will stage the world premiere of the new third-generation Touareg SUV—which the brand is calling its flagship—on 23 March 2018 in Beijing.

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Is the Mitsubishi Mirage’s eco-cred more than just an illusion?

Green Cars News

The Mirage name has been resurrected from its eleven year slumber and returns to the Mitsubishi range with a fresh sense of purpose after being ousted by the Colt in 2002.

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Third of fuel economy improvements ‘not real’ says T&E

Green Cars News

A new report from the European Commission suggests that about a third of all reported CO2 emission reductions from new cars since 2002, have not really happened.

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First Look: 2012 Mini Cooper Countryman, A Much Maxier Mini

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When it launched in the States in 2002, the Mini Cooper taught the auto industry that U.S. buyers will pay real money for very small cars. If, that is, they offer personality, charm, cheekiness, and good handling. But can you make a Mini into a crossover sport utility and still keep its "Mini-ness"? That's the question that buyers will decide

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Hasner’s Florida State Electric Car Tax Break Gets Boost

Revenge of the Electric Car

During the fall campaign, Hasner drove a leased 2002 all-electric Toyota RAV-4 throughout his south Palm Beach-Broward county district — when gas was at its $4-a-gallon peak. “I During the fall campaign, Hasner drove a leased 2002 all-electric Toyota RAV-4 throughout his south Palm Beach-Broward county district — when gas was at its $4-a-gallon peak. “I Florida House Majority Leader Adam Hasner.

Hybrid SUVs Now Among Safest Vehicles

Hybrid SUV Blog

SUV rollovers got an incredible amount of attention starting roughly in 2002. To put the issue into perspective, consider that in 2002, there were about 11 million traffic collisions reported in the U.S., So given Ford’s problems in 2002, where does it stand?

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Want A Cheap, Usable, Toyota Electric Car? Check eBay!

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That's where we found this 2002 Toyota RAV4 EV, still one of the most Electric cars are often criticized for being too expensive. While there are many reasons for this, it means some people simply can't afford an electric car. However, there's still hope. Want a practical, reliable, usable electric car, with a decent range? Have a look on eBay!

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Bring Back the EV1 Press Conference

Revenge of the Electric Car

Former EV1 driver Doug Korthof's 2002 Toyota RAV4-EV. Former EV1 drivers Doug Korthof and Chris Reeves attended and spoke at Holden’s press conference, having each arrived in their respective plug-in EVs ( 2002 Toyota RAV4-EV and 1997 GM Chevy S10 EV ). Friday November 14th, 2008 - GM Training Center - Burbank, CA. The Honorable Nate Holden, former California State Senator and L.A.

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EIA: ethanol production drives growth in overall biomass energy use over past decade

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From 2002 to 2013, biomass energy converted to biofuels grew more than 500% as US production of ethanol and biodiesel grew.

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Upwards of 90% of EU city dwellers exposed to PM2.5 and O3 pollution at levels deemed harmful by WHO

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Despite a decline in emissions of the main air pollutants in Europe in the period 2002–2011, around 90% of city dwellers in the European Union (EU) are exposed to PM 2.5 decreased by 14% and 16% respectively in the EU between 2002 and 2011.

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Hasner’s Florida State Electric Car Tax Break Gets Boost

Revenge of the Electric Car

During the fall campaign, Hasner drove a leased 2002 all-electric Toyota RAV-4 throughout his south Palm Beach-Broward county district — when gas was at its $4-a-gallon peak. “I During the fall campaign, Hasner drove a leased 2002 all-electric Toyota RAV-4 throughout his south Palm Beach-Broward county district — when gas was at its $4-a-gallon peak. “I Florida House Majority Leader Adam Hasner.

Is The 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Really Green, Or Not?

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Just ten years ago, cars like the 2002 Toyota Prius traded performance for unbelievably-high gas mileage, bringing the concept of eco-friendly gasoline electric hybrid cars to the masses. Recently however, automakers like BMW have used full hybrid technology to give high performance luxury cars like the 5-Series a gas mileage boost without

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Environmental Charter High School Gets Solar; Greenius Goes EcoMedia

Creative Greenius

Alison Diaz (with scissors) along with ECHS staff and supporters about to cut the ribbon in front of Environmental Charter High School's new solar-powered greenhouse. photo by Glenn Marzano).

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Honda Clarity Fuel Cell EPA-rated with 366-mile range; longest of any ZEV

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Since the introduction of its first-generation fuel cell vehicle, the FCX, in 2002, Honda has made significant technological advancements in fuel cell vehicle operation in both hot and sub-freezing weather while meeting customer expectations and safety regulations.

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Your AB 920 Greenius Update & A Call For Three Times The Sun!

Creative Greenius

Established in 2002 under Senate Bill 1078 and accelerated in 2006 under Senate Bill 107, California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) is one of the most ambitious renewable energy standards in the country.

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BMW H2 BS

Plugs and Cars

For comparison purposes, the 2002 Toyota RAV4 EV plug-in electric car has a mpg(equivalent) of over 100; and a best possible air pollution index of 10.) Terry Tamminen, Arnold's green guru, showed up at the Santa Monica AltCar Show in a BMW Hydrogen 7. Mr. "Lives Per Gallon" ought to be ashamed to lend his name to BMW's greenwashing. But of course he's been hydrogen's biggest booster, despite its inefficiencies and impracticalities. You can't beat a free car and free fuel.

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Tahoe: Hybrid vs. Flex Fuel

Hybrid SUV Blog

Chevy has been offering vehicles with engines capable of running on flexible fuels since 2002. On my way to work this morning a pulled up to a stoplight directly behind what I thought was a hybrid Chevrolet Tahoe. Upon closer inspection, I discovered it was instead their flex fuel model.

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Rav4 EV

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

2002 Toyota Rav4 EV VIN: 2630 - purchased 12/16/2002 For more fun, please click tabs at the top Rav4EV Discussion Group Signup Page In December, 2002, we purchased our 2002 Rav4EV.

Volkswagen Group appoints Dr. Michael Steiner as Group Compliance Commissioner

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in engineering, moved from Daimler, where he held various management posts, to join Porsche as Head of Innovation and Concepts in 2002. Michael Steiner, until now Head of Total Vehicle Development/Quality at Porsche, has been appointed Compliance Commissioner at the Volkswagen Group effective as of 16 November 2015. In this function Steiner reports directly to the CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Matthias Müller.

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Plug-In Hybrids (or Plugin Hybrids)

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

An Argonne researcher reached consensus with researchers from other national labs, universities, the Air Resources Board, automakers, utilities and AD Little to estimate in July 2002 that PHEVs using nighttime power reduce greenhouse gases by 46 to 61 percent.

Toyota Snags a RAV4 EV

Plugs and Cars

In mid-January a 2002 RAV4 EV south of San Francisco came to the end of its five year lease. The storyline is meant to be changing. From Who Killed the Electric Car? to Who Revived the Electric Car? Now that automakers seem to be reevaluating plug-in cars, you'd think the era of automakers taking extraordinary steps to keep electric cars from private ownership would be over. You'd be wrong.

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Electrified Blondes in Convertibles For Everyone!

Creative Greenius

In 2002 when she was just a freshman California Assemblywoman, this former school teacher worked with Bluewater Network (which later merged with Friends of the Earth ) to author the Assembly Bill that made California the first state to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in automobiles.

SEPTA awards New Flyer a contract for up to 550 diesel hybrid buses; 90 in first order

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New Flyer has delivered more than 1,130 heavy-duty transit buses to SEPTA since 2002 and is currently delivering 35 MiDi buses under a contract that was awarded in September of 2015. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has awarded New Flyer a contract for up to 550 heavy-duty 40-foot Xcelsior diesel electric hybrid buses. Earlier post.).