It’s 2010 – Are YOU Ready for The Greenius Decade?

Creative Greenius

I sure hope you’re strapped and ready to roll for the Greenius Decade because ready or not, it’s already begun and I guarantee you it will not be like any other decade you’ve ever experienced or even previsualized. The Greenius Decade will be all now and totally happening.

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CNG Hot Rod Debuts at AFV 2010

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The WJ Daytech/AFVTech CNG Hot Rod made its debut at the recent Alternative Fuels and Vehicles ( AF&V 2010 ) show in Las Vegas. 2010 GM e-38 engine processor, calibrations via Fern at AFVTech. The “Gasser” CNG Hot Rod. Click to enlarge.

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2010 Tribute Hybrid Update

Hybrid SUV Blog

If you are looking for a 2010 Mazda Tribute hybrid, good luck finding one. We aren’t certain a 2010 version can really be purchased, even in California (the only state where they have previously been sold).

2,487.5 MPG Achieved at 2010 Shell Eco-Marathon Americas

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For the second year in a row, the student team from Laval University in Quebec, Canada took home the grand prize at the Shell Eco-marathon Americas, taking top place in the 2010 competition with 2,487.5

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2010 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid Specs

Hybrid SUV Blog

The 2010 Tahoe Hybrid accomplishes this difficult feat thanks to a two-mode hybrid system that combines a 6.0 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid.

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Ford Escape Hybrid 2010 Update

Hybrid SUV Blog

The 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid is advertised as the most frugal sport-utility vehicle in America when it comes to fuel consumption. The 2010 model has seen a number of upgrades over the previous model, both in terms of cosmetics and features.

Enter To Win A 2010 Hybrid

Hybrid SUV Blog

We are now just a couple of weeks away from Earth Day, 2010 (April 22nd) and already we’re seeing green advertisements to celebrate the 40th anniversary. The Sprint “Go Green&# Sweepstakes : How badly would you like to win a free 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid SUV?

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AVL Presenting Fuel Cell Commuter at Expo Shanghai 2010

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AVL is presenting an electric vehicle with a fuel cell range extender at the Austria Tec Week within the scope of Expo Shanghai 2010.

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2010 Yukon Hybrid Options

Hybrid SUV Blog

Like the sharing that goes on between the GMC Sierra and the Chevrolet Silverado Hybrids, the 2010 GMC Yukon Hybrid is a virtual replica of the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid underneath the skin.

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DOE releases Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Plan (2010 Draft) for public comment

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Comments may be submitted through 30 November 2010. The roles for hydrogen and fuel cells in the energy mix. Source: DOE. Click to enlarge.

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2010 Escalade Hybrid Updates

Hybrid SUV Blog

Starting at a mere $73,425 the 2010 Cadillac Escalade hybrid takes the same gasoline / electric architecture used to underpin both the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid and GMC Yukon Hybrid and provides it with a full-on luxury spin.

Driven: 2010 Suzuki Kizashi

Green Car Reports

Suzuki has long been left out of the conversation when it comes to mid-size sedans, and it's trying to change that with its all-new 2010 Kizashi sedan. Green-car fans will note that the Kizashi has been estimated by Suzuki to make anywhere between 29 and 31 mpg on the highway, thanks to its 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 185 horsepower

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Driven: 2010 Suzuki SX4 Sportback

Green Car Reports

Suzuki loves to talk about the "motorcycle DNA" that it supposedly infuses into each of its four-wheeled vehicles, but the average buyer is probably more interested in Suzuki's relatively low prices--and the promise of high fuel-economy that comes from the small stature of some of its cars, such as the 2010 Suzuki SX4.

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Driven: 2010 Nissan Cube 1.8S Krom

Green Car Reports

For a car that bears the name Cube, the Nissan Cube sure has a lot of circular design elements. For instance, there's the circular "wave" pattern in the headliner that radiates out from the dome light. Then there is the large, circular piece of shag carpeting that rides atop the center of the dash (I'm not kidding about this). Or the rounded

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Green Grand Prix Plans Double Header Again in 2010

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Tom Megan of Redwood, NY, will compete in the 2010 Green Grand Prix in Watkins Glen, NY, in his 1965 Porsche 356SC that runs on bio-diesel.

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Sprout at Plug-in 2010

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The charging network is expected to be operational by 1 December 2010 to support the variety of new EVs entering the roadways. Blink residential unit. Source: Ecotality. Click to enlarge.

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Frito-Lay to Deploy 21 Electric Delivery Trucks in 2010, 155 More in 2011

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Frito-Lay will deploy 21 electric delivery trucks this year. The company projects it will roll out 155 additional trucks in 2011, making Frito-Lay the largest commercial fleet of all-electric trucks in North America. The trucks, designed by Smith Electric Vehicles, generate zero tailpipe emissions and operate for up to 100 miles on a single charge.

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2010 Mercury Mariner Hybrid Recap

Hybrid SUV Blog

The 2010 Mercury Mariner Hybrid is in most ways a re-skinned version of the successful Ford Escape Hybrid. Unlike the nearly identical 2010 Escape hybrid , the Mariner is much more elusive. 2010 Mercury Mariner Hybrid.

Volkswagen Polo Bluemotion 2010

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Tags: Road Tests Volkswagen 2010 bluemotion Polo road test

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NOAA: 2010 So Far Tied with 1998 as Warmest Global Temperature on Record

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The first eight months of 2010 tied the same period in 1998 for the warmest combined land and ocean surface temperature on record worldwide. Temperature Anomalies, August 2010. For January–August 2010, the global combined land and ocean surface temperature of 58.5 °F

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Study finds US air pollution deaths nearly halved between 1990 and 2010

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A new study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found that deaths related to air pollution in the US were nearly halved between 1990 and 2010. The team plans to use other datasets to analyze air pollution deaths since 2010.

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Bosch Solar Energy showcasing solar-operated electric bike at Solar Power International 2010

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Bosch Solar Energy, Bosch’s newest division, will present a new e-bike concept that combines at the upcoming Solar Power International 2010 (27-29 Oct) in Los Angeles that teams its high-performance thin-film solar modules with a new type of drive system for Bosch e-bikes.

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Horizon Fuel Cell Powered Team Wins 1st Place at Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2010

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The first Asian Shell Eco-marathon included 81 teams from 10 Asian countries and was held at the Formula One Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia on 7-10 July 2010.

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2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Nissan Ellure Concept Car

Green Car Reports

At the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, Nissan has unveiled a concept design that points the way toward some of its next-generation sedan models—even though Nissan swears that its Ellure show car is not “intended as preview of any upcoming production model,” in the words of Shiro Nakamura, Nissan’s chief creative officer

2010 LA Auto Show: 2012 Mitsubishi 'i' Electric Minicar

Green Car Reports

version was unveiled on Thursday at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, though Mitsubishi provided few new details on how it will change its i-MiEV minicar for sale in the It was the first electric car sold in volume anywhere in the world, starting more than a year ago, and now the 2012 Mitsubishi "i" is officially coming to the U.S. market. The U.S.

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California gasoline consumption down 0.8% in July 2010

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In July 2010, Californians used 1.27 Data show diesel fuel sold in California during July 2010 totaled 219.3 per gallon in July 2010 compared to $2.73 The July 2009 refunds were larger than most and may have skewed the July 2010 percentage change to a 1.6% Figures for August 2010 are scheduled to be available at the end of November 2010. California gasoline demand fell by 0.8%

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Renault 2010 Environment Workshop, Part 1: Combustion Engine Technology and Product Plans

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Renault held a “2010 Environment Workshop” last week to showcase its progress across its range of vehicles’ full lifecycle through the Renault eco² program.

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Driven: 2010 Kia Forte Sedan

Green Car Reports

The goal for these next few hundred words: Try not to use the word "Forte" to refer to the 2010 Kia Forte sedan in a cliched manner. The 2010 Kia Forte compact replaced the Spectra, and the bet here is that few even noticed the Spectra's departure. As in, "being green is the Kia Forte's forte." Let's see if I can do this. Built to compete with the

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2010 Scion XB: Quick Review

Green Car Reports

The 2010 Scion xB is a little more curvy than the previous model. However, it still has that boxy look that you either love, or hate. Some buyers will think it's a quirky and fashionable small car, while others will think it looks funny or just plain ugly in appearance. Whatever your point of view, there is no denying that the xB has a lot to

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2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2012 Fiat 500 Minicar Unveiled

Green Car Reports

The launch of the 2012 Fiat 500 at the Los Angeles Auto Show wasn't only the first new model from Chrysler's partnership with Italian automaker Fiat. It also added a new and attractive model to a category of cars that have always been an afterthought in the U.S. market: minicars, those even smaller than subcompacts. In this case, the four-seat

2010 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Prototype: Drive Report

Green Car Reports

The main thing to understand about the Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid is that it's not an "electric car" as many people use the term. Yes, it plugs in to any electric socket to recharge the 5.2-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. And, yes, its Hybrid Synergy Drive system uses electric torque, either by itself or along with the gasoline engine, to

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Berkeley Lab report finds installed cost of solar PV systems in the US dropped sharply in 2010

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According to the report, the decline in PV installed costs seen by customer-owners of such systems in 2010 follows a significant drop in the wholesale cost for PV modules in 2009. However, that drop in module prices appears to have made its way to customers in 2010. December 2010.

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Quentin Wilson: ?The 2010 Mitsubishi i Has Changed My Life?

All Cars Electric

gave a suitably British farewell to their car of the past year: a 2010 History has a way of repeating itself. Just as the many tearful original EV1 lease drivers bade farewell to the electric car in the mock funeral that started Chris Paine’s docufilm Who Killed The Electric Car, a select group of electric car lease drivers in the U.K.

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All-New Mazda5 with Stop-Start to Premiere at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show

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Mazda Motor Corporation will unveil the all-new Mazda5 (known as the Mazda Premacy in Japan) during the press days of the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, 2-3 March 2010.

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2010 Paris Auto Show: 2011 Toyota iQ

Green Car Reports

next March badged as a Scion and this latest version of the car, set to be unveiled tomorrow at the 2010 Paris Auto Show, may just be the one that we will see in showrooms next year. Toyota has already confirmed that it’s bringing its iQ minicar to the U.S. The major changes introduced on this 2011 model year iQ affect the interior styling

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Driven: 2010 Toyota Corolla LE

Green Car Reports

A history of reliability and practicality has helped the Corolla earn that position, and for 2010, not much changes other than addition of a few Toyota's Corolla often seems like the forgotten compact, toiling away in relative obscurity in the shadow of Honda's Civic. Never mind that Corolla is one of the best-selling name plates of all-time.

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2010 LA Auto Show: Photo Gallery, 2011 Fiat 500 Launch

Green Car Reports

The 2011 Fiat 500 minicar is the first all-new car to be sold as part of Fiat's takeover of Chrysler. It's also a very cool and stylish little vehicle that won numerous awards in its first year on the market. and it's the kind of car conventional wisdom says will never, ever sell in the U.S. Nonetheless, a newly confident Fiat USA launched the

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Quick Drive: 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup

Green Car Reports

Before unveiling the redesigned 2011 Jetta, Volkswagen decided to drop a special treat into the lineup of the 2010 model--a TDI Cup Street Edition. Like the old SCCA Showroom Stock categories, the TDI Cup competitors are recognizably production models with some racing equipment added on. Hoping to draw on the success of the series, the TDI Cup

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2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Guide To Electric Vehicles

All Cars Electric

We took a look a few weeks ago at the five electric cars we reckoned you should do your best to see at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. Our list included the 2011 Nissan Leaf, 2011 Chevrolet Volt, 2011 Coda Sedan, the 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV and the 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV. Our opinion hasn't changed - these are still probably the most important EVs at

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2012 Infiniti M Hybrid Details

Green Car Reports

Now, finally, Infiniti has officially unveiled the M35h, its very first hybrid-electric vehicle, at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. First previewed at last year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, we've been hearing about the 2012 Infiniti M Hybrid for more than a year. First of many? It's the first of a number of vehicles from Infiniti (and

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid Details

Green Car Reports

Kia has been on a roll lately. The younger, lower-priced sibling of Korean car colossus Hyundai has received rave reviews for the styling, features, and general competence of its its new 2011 Optima midsize sedan. Now Kia has iced the cake by adding a hybrid-electric model of the Optima to the lineup, along with a turbocharged and direct-injected

GM Unveils Chevrolet Volt MPV5 Electric Crossover Concept at Auto China 2010; Showing Cadillac Converj, XTS Platinum Plug-in Hybrid

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GM’s Chevrolet unveiled the Volt MPV5 extended range electric vehicle concept at Auto China 2010. A centerpiece of the SAIC-GM Pavilion at World Expo 2010 Shanghai, EN-V embodies GM’s vision for personal urban mobility in 2030. The Volt MPV5. Click to enlarge.

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Renault 2010 Environment Workshop, Part 2: Electric Vehicles

Green Car Congress

Renault held a “2010 Environment Workshop” last week to showcase its progress across its range of vehicles’ full lifecycle through the Renault eco² program. In the month-and-a-half since the opening of on-line pre-bookings via the Renault-ze.com website on 15 April 2010, early interest for Fluence Z.E.

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