California state fleet reduces petroleum consumption 13% compared to 2003

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The California state fleet has reduced its petroleum consumption by 13% compared to a 2003 baseline, according to a state progress report. In 2003, the state fleet consumed 38,559,715 gallons of petroleum-based fuel (gasoline and diesel), according to the report.

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FuelCell Energy hits 3 billion kWh mark from its DFC plants since 2003

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a provider of direct fuel cell power plants, has generated a cumulative three billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity from its Direct FuelCell (DFC) power plants since the first commercial installation in 2003. FuelCell Energy, Inc., FuelCell Energy has customers in nine countries in North America, Asia and Europe; three billion kWh of electricity is adequate to power approximately 271,000 US homes for one year, or about 679,000 German homes or 837,000 South Korean homes.

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Satellite data reveal major loss in volume of Arctic sea-ice since 2003

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autumn and 9% in the winter between 2003 and 2012, an. The researchers used new data from the European Space Agency’s CryoSat-2 satellite spanning 2010 to 2012, and data from NASA’s ICESat satellite from 2003 to 2008 to estimate the volume of sea ice in the Arctic. They found that from 2003 to 2008, autumn volumes of ice averaged. 2003 to 2008 was 16,300 cu. Arctic sea ice volume has declined by 36% in the. international team of scientists has found.

2003 60

Replacing 2003 VW Jetta TDI: What Non-Gasoline Car Should He Pick?

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Richard Kelly--the president of Plug-In America--has now put almost 200,000 miles on his 2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI. Everyone needs car-buying advice once in awhile--even the leader of an electric-car advocacy group. Maintenance costs for the compact diesel are going up, so he believes it''s time to move on. In a blog post, Kelly laid out his

2003 62

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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So how about all-electric supersonic aircraft, then?

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Supersonic airliners haven't flown since 2003, when the last Concorde was retired. But could supersonic planes carrying large number of passengers make a comeback—and with electric power no less? That's the vision of Luke Workman, a designer of lithium-ion battery packs who believes all-electric supersonic aircraft are attainable. DON'T. emissions Batteries aircraft

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RAV4 EV with 95,000 miles sells at auction

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32K is about what the original purchaser paid back in 2003, after the $9000 rebate then in effect in California. Occasionally a RAV4 EV sells used on the open market. Yesterday one sold at auction for $32,600. Why so low, some bloggers are asking? Why so high is the real question. Is there another car that has so retained it's value?

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NTN to supply in-wheel motors to EV startup FSAT in China

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NTN began work on in-wheel motors in 2003, deploying and testing successive iterations on different types of compact, lightweight EVs.

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What's the matter with Costco?

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And dozens more going back to 2003. Costco, the big box retailer, has for over a decade been the business with more electric vehicle charge stations in more places around California than any other.

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Lux: nearly $7B in private investment in emerging oil & gas E&P technologies over last decade

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North American start-ups have attracted 76% of transactions (377) and 87% of investment dollars ($6 billion) since 2003 due to the booming heavy oil and tight oil/shale gas market. There have been 136 acquisitions between 2003 and 2013.

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IHS Markit: global oil demand still growing in the short term despite increasing focus on EVs

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Current global total liquids oil demand growth is at similar levels to what was recorded during the 2003 to 2007 commodity super-cycle, referred to as the “golden age” of refining.

2018 85

Oil Hits $100 a Barrel

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Oil prices, which had fallen to a low of $50 a barrel at the beginning of 2007, have quadrupled since 2003. NY Times reporting: Oil prices reached the symbolic level of $100 a barrel for the first time on Wednesday, a long-awaited milestone in an era of rapidly escalating energy demand. Crude oil futures for February delivery hit $100 on the New York Mercantile Exchange shortly after noon New York time, before falling back slightly.

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Voltageville, USA

Revenge of the Electric Car

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. Sacramento’s News 10 reports on the electric cars of Vacaville, CA. The California Air Resources Board’s 1990 Zero Emissions Vehicle mandate would have required 10% of all vehicles sold in California to be zero emissions.

2008 100

Toyota Sienta Hybrid MPV (Small Minivan): Forbidden Fruit Or Bizarre Oddity?

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But this is the Sienta (with a "t"), the second generation of a much smaller minivan model first introduced in 2003. Toyota recently introduced a new minivan, and it's like nothing sold in the U.S. Buyers on this side of the Pacific are familiar with the rather large Sienna. DON'T MISS: Forbidden Fruit: Toyota Esquire Hybrid Luxury Minivan (Oct. Japan forbidden fruit

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Tom Hanks on his electric car

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However, by the time I began shopping for an all-electric car, in 2003, the EV1 had already been yanked from showrooms as if the car had never existed. Tom Hanks' letter to the editor of the New Yorker about his electric car, a Toyota RAV4 EV.

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Some of the Facts : Automakers Comment to CARB

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What is missing in this presentation is the ZEV Program requirements endorsed by CARB in 2003, the requirements as they stand now. Absent of course, since including it would make clear that the staff revision in fact lops off 90% of the 2003 ZEV requirement.

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Tom Hanks, The New Yorker — and Electric Cars

Revenge of the Electric Car

However, by the time I began shopping for an all-electric car, in 2003, the EV1 had already been yanked from showrooms as if the car had never existed. Tom Hanks in His Rav 4. We were delighted to see Tom Hanks’s letter in this week’s ‘New Yorker’ — singing the praises of electric vehicles and name checking ‘Who Killed the Electric Car ?’ ’ Read the full letter here : RE: THE ROAD AHEAD. A letter in response to Peter J.

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Buick launches new $12.9k Excelle in China with new engine and start/stop; 30% improved fuel economy over predecessor

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million sold since the nameplate was introduced in late 2003. Buick has introduced the new-generation Excelle to its China lineup. It features the brand’s latest styling, a new more efficient powertrain, and a broad range of advanced safety and connectivity technologies. The Buick Excelle has been among the most popular family sedans in China, with nearly 2.7 The all-new Excelle is equipped with a new 1.3L

2018 80

Rare Surviving GM EV1 Waits For Savior At Missouri University

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Designed, engineered, and offered for lease in California and a few other locations from 1998 to 2003, the two-seat EV1 was likely the most The late and much lamented GM EV1 electric car is by now a mythical creature. It''s been the subject of a much-discussed documentary, and is still cause for blind loathing of General Motors in some quarters.

DEKRA-certified tests: Mercedes-Benz HD trucks cut fuel consumption 22% in 20 years while meeting more stringent emissions rules; VECTO

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Left to right: Mercedes-Benz SK 1844 Euro II (model year 1996), Mercedes-Benz Actros 1846 Euro III (model year 2003), Mercedes-Benz Actros 1845 Euro VI (model year 2016). The Actros 1846 Euro III (from 2003) used in the test was thoroughly run-in at 55,000 km.

2016 111

Lillian Light Is No Lightweight - The Environmental Lioness of the South Bay is Fired Up, Ready To Go!

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Then in 2003 we presented a forum on Iraq, “Voices From the Streets.&# Other Forums the EPN has presented since 2003 include: Depleted Uranium: Wonder Weapon or Toxic Hazard? Diesel Fuel Emissions: A Public Forum - 2003.

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First Look: Havel E Hybrid SUV

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It has been the SUV market leader in China since 2003. Is this China’s First SUV for the Global Market? Auto manufacturers are all eyeing the rapidly expanding Chinese market to sell their cars in the years to come.

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Satellite study suggests California clean air regulations working to reduce PM2.5 emissions in state

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km-resolution MISR aerosol properties over Southern California for years 2001–2003, 2007–2009 and 2013–2015. Scientists from Emory University, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the California Air Resources Board teamed to analyze satellite data to determine the 15-year trend of PM 2.5

2018 112

Electric Car Company Think Starts U.S. Production Of City Minicar

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Back then Think was owned by Ford, which sold it in 2003 to Swiss company Kamkorp Microelectronics. Think is a Norwegian based manufacturer of electric cars and is the same company behind the original ‘Th!nk’ nk’ electric car that went on sale in the U.S. during the late 1990s. In 2006 Think went bankrupt and was subsequently rescued by a

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JATO: new car CO2 emissions rise for the first time in a decade in Europe; diesel down, gasoline up, SUVs up

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percentage points lower than their peak in 2011, and the fuel type’s lowest market share since 2003, when diesels accounted for 43.4% —the highest level since 2003.

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Diesels are cleaner and greener than ever before

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According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), diesel cars are 21 per cent less polluting and 27 per cent more economical than they were in 2003, with inventions like common rails and stop/start systems contributing to the fall in CO2 emissions and fuel consumption.

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Ionic Materials raises $65M in Series C; polymer electrolyte for solid-state batteries

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Joy served as chief scientist there until 2003. Ionic Materials has secured $65 million in a Series C financing round from a leading group of financial and strategic investors.

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Toyota recalls 75,000 UK cars

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Approximately 75,000 vehicles sold in the UK are affected by the recall, with certain Avensis and Corolla models (July 2001 to March 2009) and second-generation Prius models (July 2003 to April 2009) now registered with Vehicle [.].

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Anniversary interview with the LowCVP

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The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) is a public-private organisation, born in 2003, with a vision to help the UK shift to more sustainable transport.

2003 54

Third generation Meriva now on sale

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The Meriva became the first small MPV in 2003, when the first generation car hit British showrooms. Now Vauxhall has released the third generation car which promises better environmental credentials and practicality.

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The car

Honda S2000 EV Conversion

2003 Honda S2000 Curb Weight: 2800 lbs Battery space: Not much. At first I looked around at used cars hoping to find some crazy deal on something nice with a blown engine or something. Truth is that it's very rare to find a car in great condition with a blown motor.

2008 52

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation to supply global compact sedan to Chrysler de Mexico

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This new contract reaffirms the strong relationship that Chrysler de Mexico has built with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation since 2003 when we began distributing Mitsubishi vehicles in our country, which have garnered great acceptance in the Mexican market. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and Chrysler de Mexico (CdM) announced a five-year agreement in which MMC will supply its global compact sedan to CdM, to be sold in Mexico starting November 2014.

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ICCT paper suggests new supersonic aircraft unlikely to comply with existing environmental standards for subsonic aircraft

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The ICCT team noted that although there are currently no international environmental standards for supersonic aircraft (which last flew in 2003), policymakers are considering whether to develop new specific SST standards or to apply existing standards for subsonic aircraft to the new designs.

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Study finds 80% reduction in atmospheric CO as a result of gasoline car emissions policies

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The decline is strongest (approximately 50 ppb per year) in the 1997–2003 period but continues post 2003.

2016 78

SAIC-GM upgrades paint shop pretreatment line with Henkel zirconium thin film treatment

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SAIC General Motors Corporation Limited (SAIC-GM), a joint venture between General Motors Company and SAIC Motor, has upgraded its car coating line at its Jinqiao South plant, which opened in 2003.

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Daimler Wins F-Cell Award for Fuel Cell Powered Citaro Bus

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Since 2003, Daimler has been openly testing the Citaro fuel cell powered transit bus. A total fleet of 36 passengers buses have been on the roads across Europe racking up 135,000 hours of use and reaching over 1.2 million miles travelled. The testing was conducted on the first generation Citaro FuelCELL. Now, Daimler has been awarded for

2003 40

Tesloyota Electric Rav4

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They opened their doors in 2003 and have less than seven years experience. After 6 years of losses nearing $260 million dollars, Elon Musk and Tesla Motors may have finally turned the corner.

2010 67

Want a Retro Electric Car? Firm Plans All-Electric VW Beetle

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When El Rey -- the final Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle to ever be made -- rolled off the Mexican production line on July 30, 2003, many Volkswagen fans around the world mourned the end of a 60-year production run. And with over 21.5 million original Volkswagen Beetles made, the VW Bug still holds the title as the longest-running and most-manufactured

2003 60

First Look: Havel E Hybrid SUV

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It has been the SUV market leader in China since 2003. Is this China’s First SUV for the Global Market? Auto manufacturers are all eyeing the rapidly expanding Chinese market to sell their cars in the years to come.

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Volkswagen Group appoints new heads of Global R&D, Group Design, Group Product and Modular Toolkit Strategy

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Having started his career at Ford, he was Head of Volkswagen Group Research from 2000 to 2003. He was appointed Board Member for Engineering at Bentley in 2003 before taking over as Managing Director of the German Association of the Automotive Industry in 2012. He moved to Saab as Executive Director Design in 2000 and was also given responsibility for Advanced Design at General Motors Europe in 2003.

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