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Port of Los Angeles surpasses 2023 pollution reduction targets five years ahead of schedule; NOx down 60% from 2005

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Emissions of NO x , a key component of smog, at the Port of Los Angeles are down 60% compared to 2005 emissions levels. —Chris Cannon, Director of Environmental Management for the Port of Los Angeles.

EPA requires trucking companies to reduce air pollution near Los Angeles schools as part of emissions violation settlement

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As part of the settlement, the companies will spend $575,000 on air filtration systems at schools in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. EPA made the announcement at an event at Eastman Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles, Calif., EPA was joined by the California Air Resources Board, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, and the Los Angeles Unified School District.

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2012 Fiat 500 Minicar Unveiled

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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 Los Angeles Auto Show: Guide To Electric Vehicles

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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

BYD Picks Los Angeles for US Headquarters

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BYD Company Limited, one of China’s fastest growing auto manufacturers, will establish the US headquarters of three separate operating divisions in the City of Los Angeles. BYD plans to take advantage of LA’s various incentives and programs aimed at attracting and retaining cleantech companies such as the Port of Los Angeles’ proposed “ZERO Emission Vehicle Tariff Measure” that would reduce the wharfage rate for Battery Electric Vehicles by 15%.

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Nissan Ellure Concept Car

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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

Port of Los Angeles to Evaluate Vision Industries Tyrano Fuel Cell Hybrid Class 8 Trucks

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Vision Industries Class 8 zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell hybrid-electric truck at the Port of Los Angeles. The Port of Los Angeles will be submitting a proposal for funding from the California Energy Commission to help support this project.

Port of Los Angeles implementing Environmental Ship Index (ESI) program

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The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners formally approved an Environmental Ship Index (ESI) program to take effect 1 July, becoming the first seaport in North America and the Pacific Rim to do so. The Port of Los Angeles developed its ESI with input from the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and other stakeholders. Deploying ships with a Tier II or Tier III engine to the Port of Los Angeles.

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2012 Infiniti M Hybrid Details

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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: Toyota Shows Teaser Picutres

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Yesterday, with just one week to go before the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota released a few teaser pictures of the much-anticipated love-child of Toyota and Tesla - and told us when it will be unveiled. The Toyota 2013 RAV4 Electric Vehicle is based upon Toyota’s popular compact crossover SUV gas-guzzler, but has an electric soul.

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid Details

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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

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show Photos: Coda Sedan Electric Car

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Startup electric-car company Coda Automotive didn't hold a press conference at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show last week, but they did exhibit their car for the first time. Under the theme "Zen meets Tech," their booth featured a bright yellow 2011 Coda Sedan in the center, next to a full-size model of the car's chassis, battery pack, electric

Honda unveils Fit EV concept and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle platform at Los Angeles Auto Show

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President and CEO Takanobu Ito unveiled the Fit EV Concept electric vehicle and the platform for a mid-size plug-in hybrid electric vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Fit EV concept. Click to enlarge. Honda Motor Co.

Los Angeles Building Out New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Key Transit Locations

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The California Energy Commission recently announced EV Connect, a provider of electric vehicle infrastructure solutions and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be conducting a pilot program to assess the integration of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) into the transportation network and consumer behavior and ridership patterns.

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Honda Electric Car to Make Debut

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Honda will jump into the electric-car and plug-in-hybrid fray at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show with a new EV concept. The automaker also confirmed it will lay out the plans for a new plug-in hybrid platform during the L.A. show, which opens to the media on November 17. Honda's entries into the electrified car world have been hampered by missteps

Los Angeles to launch electric vehicle program

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A pilot program that examines the integration of plug-in electric vehicles into the transportation network, as well as consumer behaviour and ridership patterns, will soon be launched in the Los Angeles area. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news California Energy Commission electric vehicles EV Connect Los Angeles plug-in electric vehicles

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: SoCal Edison Launches EV Website

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The 2010 Los Angles Auto Show is nearly upon us, and we're getting excited for the wealth of new electric cars on display at the show. It's not just about the cars themselves though - equally imporant are the companies displaying EV-related technology. One such company is Southern California Edison, who are set to launch a new consumer electric

Housing Authority of Los Angeles begins testing of BYD plug-in hybrid electric vehicles

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The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and China-based BYD Motors Inc. The agreement was signed and BYD vehicles were put into service at HACLA Offices in Los Angeles. launched a testing program using BYD’s F3DM (Dual Mode) plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Earlier post.) The F3DM (Dual Mode) sedans used in HACLA fleets can travel by electricity for 40 to 60 miles.

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to test new seawater scrubber device to cut vessel emissions

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The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are co-sponsoring a project to test a seawater scrubber system for the first time on a container ship, beginning this spring. Jointly funded by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, TAP has.

2012 Infiniti M35h Set For 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show Debut

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Nissan and its Infiniti luxury division may have been late to the table when it comes to hybrids but neither brand is shying away from launching a new generation of gasoline-electric vehicles. Infiniti has fired the latest round in the battle for hybrid supremacy with the unveiling of a new hybrid version of its latest M sedan, the 2012 Infiniti

Los Angeles Mayor Announces Southern California Regional Plug-in Electric Vehicle Plan

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Loas Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the Southern California Regional Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Plan, a collaboration between cities, utilities, automakers and others in the Southern California region who will work actively to support the region and build the necessary infrastructure for the commercial launch of electric vehicles, which is scheduled for Fall 2010.

Port of Los Angeles May Lower Tariffs on Electric-Car Imports

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In an effort to cut a small amount off the high sticker prices of zero-emission vehicles imported into the United States, the Port of Los Angeles wants to become the first U.S. port to offer reduced tariffs for clean vehicles. The plan, first proposed in May, was approved by the Board of Harbor Commissioners. The discount is still waiting for

Audi Q5 Hybrid Set For 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show Debut

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Audi is hopping onto the electrified vehicle bandwagon with plans for a new range of hybrids, plug-in hybrids and all-electric luxury vehicles and sports cars in the coming years. Following the lead of parent company Volkswagen, Audi is striving to become the leader for alternative-powered vehicles in the luxury segment and is doing so with

Port of Los Angeles to Work with Vision Industries

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to build a Zero Emissions Terminal Tractor (ZETT(TM)) built on Capacity's PHETT® platform and powered by the Vision plug-in electric/hydrogen fuel cell technology, they now announce a negotiation with the Port of Los When it rains, it pours for Vision Industries Corporation. Fresh on the heels of a partnership with Capacity of Texas, Inc.

Ready To Be Part of Art History & Be Seen Around the World? Join Us On November 21 for Another 350.org Spectacular!

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The acceleration of climate change in 2010 won’t let us. Secondly I’d like to invite you to participate in the huge public art piece, “Solar Eagle Taking Flight&# , that will be created in downtown Los Angeles on November 21.

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Audi Q5 Hybrid Not Coming To 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

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Audi is hopping onto the electrified vehicle bandwagon with plans for a new range of hybrids, plug-in hybrids and all-electric luxury vehicles and sports cars in the coming years. Following the lead of parent company Volkswagen, Audi is striving to become the leader for alternative-powered vehicles in the luxury segment and is doing so with

2010 Prius Plug-in Hybrid Makes North American Debut at Los Angeles Auto Show; First Li-ion Battery Traction Battery Developed by Toyota and PEVE

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The 2010 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicle (PHV) made its North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Demonstration Program Vehicle 002. Click to enlarge.

ToxicTown Torrance to Hold Public Forum on Chemical Threat

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Tags: Environmental Politics Sustainability citizen volunteer environment environmental legislation Coalition for Clean Air Congresswoman Jane Harman Diane Moss Erica Kent Greenpeace Los Angeles Community Forum on Toxics Luis Carales United Steel Workers 675

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BREAKING NEWS: Hermosa Beach To Become Carbon Neutral City! Acting Locally, Thinking Globally

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As the Creative Greenius and organizer of the South Bay Los Angeles 350 Climate Action Group that’s just unacceptable to me. This makes Hermosa Beach the first city in the South Bay of Los Angeles County, and the first city in all of Los Angeles County to declare their intent to become carbon neutral and sustainable. I see this as a big opportunity for Hermosa Beach to be the leading city in Los Angeles when it comes to innovations,” he said.

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L.A. Times Takes A Bath In Dirty Water With Icelandic Bottled H20 Scam

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I’ve been seeing the b t full page ads for Icelandic Glacial water in the print edition of the Los Angeles Times for months now and every time I do they p**s me off. . Source of an Epic FAIL.

Exclusive Greenius Video: Bill McKibben on Hermosa Beach as a Carbon Neutral City

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Renown environmental author and activist, Bill McKibben , is in Los Angeles today where we met him at the L.A. Times Festival of Books.

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Greenius Says The Congresswoman Gets It. Harman Calls Lack of Bold or Binding Agreement to Cap GHG Emissions in Copenhagen, “Stunning.”

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I continue to look to my district for inspiration, where Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance and Los Angeles have signed the U.S. I haven’t endorsed anyone else running for office in any race in 2010, but I’m endorsing you.

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

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In today’s environment it’s going to take a Creative Greenius to get that AB 811 program into the hearts and minds of the citizens of Los Angeles County.

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Space-age concepts compete for design honours in LA

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Further news now; hot from the Californian coast, as automotive studios from the US, Japan and Germany compete in the Los Angeles Auto Show’s Design Challenge. Each year for the past seven, as part of the show, automotive studios have been invited to submit a new design to the Design Los Angeles competition based around [.]. Tags: Green credentials Air Motion Deb-Riki-Sha design Los Angeles Los Angeles Auto Show Nissan iV Volvo

2010 LA Auto Show: 2012 Honda Fit Electric Car, World Debut

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The announcement came at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. The announcement represented a full circle of sorts, since Los Angeles was the home of many of the 300 Honda EV-Plus electric cars that the company d This afternoon, Honda unveiled its plans for an all-electric version of the Honda Fit subcompact hatchback to be launched globally in 2012.

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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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2010 LA Auto Show: 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV Powered By Tesla

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Fourteen years after it launched its very first RAV4 crossover at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota returned to LA to launch an all-electric version of its latest RAV4. As they say, everything old is new again. And this one is, as the logos in a teaser photo released earlier said, "powered by Tesla." The launch of the second version of the RAV4 EV

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Honda to debut new electric car in LA

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Honda is to unveil an all-new electric vehicle concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show which opens its doors to the world’s media on Wednesday (November 17, 2010). Tags: Honda electric car FCX Clarity fuel cell Los Angeles Auto Show plug-in hybrid The world debut of the new vehicle will be displayed alongside a plug-in hybrid platform to show the Japanese firm’s next-generation of hybrid technology. Both vehicles, together [.].

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South Bay Bicycle Coalition Scores $240,000 Grant! Huge Grassroots Victory for Brand New Bike Group

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South Bay Bicycle Coalition members including Redondo Beach Councilman Steve Diels, with County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas and County Department of Public Health Staff upon awarding of the grant. That's South Bay Bicycle Coalition Chairman, Todd "Elvis" Dipaola rocking the shades.

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Toyota to reveal electric RAV4

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Toyota is to reveal a new electric version of its RAV4 model at the Los Angeles Auto Show next week. Tags: Toyota concept electric vehicle ev Los Angeles Auto Show RAV4 Japanese car maker will take the wraps off the RAV4 EV concept for the first time in the US, which it plans to retail in the country by 2012. Using a powertrain developed by Tesla [.].

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

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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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Hertz plan new CNG fuelling station

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Rental car giant, Hertz has partnered with Clean Energy Fuels Corp to build, operate and supply compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling stations to its Los Angeles Airport facility. In addition to supporting Hertz’s expanding clean-burning CNG airport shuttle bus fleet in Los Angeles, the new CNG fuelling station would have been accessible to the public [.]. Green credentials CNG fuelling station Hertz Los Angeles Airport natural gas rental

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