Greenius Declaration of Human Rights

Creative Greenius

Filed under: carbon producers , climate change , environment , fossil fuels , national parks Tagged: #BAD2013 , #humanrights , 350.org , Blog action day 2013 , climate change , human rights.

2013 180

Top 15 Nissan LEAF markets in US in 2013

Green Car Congress

Top 15 LEAF market year-to-date in 2013. Nissan LEAF sales in the United States are up by 335% year-over-year since the launch of the enhanced 2013 model in March. Source: Nissan Click to enlarge.

2013 136

Review: 2013 Lexus CT 200h

Hybrid SUV Blog

Designed primarily for the European market, the 2013 Lexus CT 200h is a 4-door “sport tourer” (aka hatchback) that rides atop a fully independent suspension. Now, all of that certainly makes the 2013 Lexus CT 200h / 2013 Lexus CT F Sport sound like a very exciting car.

2013 76

Ford doubles electric drive market share in US from 2012 to 2013; surging with plug-in hybrids

Green Car Congress

Ford’s changing share of the hybrid-electric, plug-in hybrid electric, battery-electric vehicle segments and total ED market in the US in 2012 and YTD 2013. for the first nine months of 2013. Monthly 2013 sales of Ford electric drive vehicles.

2013 156

What to expect in 2013. The Green Piece

Green Cars News

Tuesday 8 January, 2013. With that mouthful out of the way, now two years into the electric car revolution we look ahead into future to see what 2013 has to offer [.]. Electric cars Green cars Hybrid cars The Green Piece 2013 electric car hybrid UKThe Green Piece Column.

2013 71

2013 Nissan Leaf TV Ad: Selling Electric-Car Fun, Finally!

Green Car Reports

The 2013 Nissan Leaf electric car has some lofty sales goals associated with it--certainly higher than the 9,750 deliveries that Nissan averaged each year in 2011 and 2012.

2013 98

Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

Hybrid SUV Blog

Using information from FuelEconomy.gov, we put together a list of the most fuel-efficient SUV models for 2013. If you own a 2013 SUV, please share your real-world mileage in the comments section below.

2013 76

2013 Smart Electric Drive: 4 Stars Overall For Crash Safety From NHTSA

Green Car Reports

The 2013 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive is the latest electric vehicle to have undergone the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration''s crash test procedures.

2013 109

I’ve Done The Math – Now I’m Doing Something About It

Creative Greenius

Why would your Creative Greenius walk away from his high-paying, highly rewarding executive role at CBS EcoMedia where I was working to fund environmental, education, and wellness projects all across the USA, just as the company hit more growth milestones and was likely to pay generous bonuses?

2013 250

2013 Fiat 500e Electric Car: First Drive

Green Car Reports

The 2013 Fiat 500e may be a compliance car, but its engineers created an electric car that''s so much fun to drive that seemingly they want it to be more. And with remarkably aggressive pricing--the same $199 monthly lease payment as on a top-of-the-line gasoline 500--Fiat''s marketers are trying hard to eliminate cost as a barrier to driving

2013 82

Toyota Racing reveals updated TS030 Hybrid for 2013

Green Car Congress

2013 TS030 Hybrid. A revised aerodynamic package, including an updated monocoque, will deliver improved performance whilst minimizing the impact of updated regulations in 2013 which increase the minimum weight for manufacturer LMP1 cars by 15 kg (33 lbs). Click to enlarge.

2013 105

2013 Fiat 500e: 108 MPGe Highway, Class-Leading Range

Green Car Reports

It's the electric car Chrysler and Fiat don't really want to make, but that isn't to say the 2013 Fiat 500e is a half-hearted attempt. On numbers alone, quite the opposite. Chrysler has announced the 500e's EPA efficiency figures, and both range and highway efficiency are class-leading.

2013 97

Thankful To Be Home — And ALIVE!

Creative Greenius

It all started with the video. It was sent to me last Thursday via email. A YouTube link from someone calling themself Primrose Evergreen. The email said “ We made this video. We want 2 talk 2 U. If U want 2 talk w/us B sitting on the 9/11 bench @ Pier & Valley/Ardmore @ 11:15 PM.

2013 241

Nissan cuts entry-level MSRP for 2013 LEAF by 18% to $28,800

Green Car Congress

Nissan announced that US pricing for the updated 2013 Nissan LEAF electric vehicle ( earlier post ) will start at an MSRP of $28,800 for the newly-added entry-level S grade—an 18% reduction from the $35,200 MSRP of the 2012 LEAF entry model, the SV. The entry-level 2013 LEAF S becomes the lowest priced five-passenger electric vehicle sold in the United States. MSRPs of 2012 LEAF and 2013 LEAF. MY 2013 MSRP.

2013 112

Dongfeng Nissan unveils VIWA EV concept at Auto Shanghai 2013

Green Car Congress

At Auto Shanghai 2013, Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company (DFL-PV), the passenger vehicle business unit of Nissan’s joint venture in China, unveiled VIWA, a new electric vehicle concept, under the VENUCIA brand.

2013 99

Nissan introduces updated 2013 LEAF; US assembly in Smyrna

Green Car Congress

2013 Nissan LEAF. Following on the November 2012 introduction of the updated LEAF in Japan ( earlier post ), Nissan has introduced the updated 2013 LEAF to the US, as well as begun its assembly in the US at the Smyrna, Tenn. A charge port light and lock has been added for 2013.

2013 102

2013 Nissan Leaf Electric Car Gets IIHS 'Top Safety Pick' Rating

Green Car Reports

That''s the case with the 2013 Nissan Leaf, which has picked up a "Top Safety Pick" rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Nobody really wants to crash, but if you''re unfortunate enough to do so it''s nice to know your chances of escaping injury are better than most.

2013 106

Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R Concept: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show (Video)

Green Car Reports

The Toyota Yaris isn''t a very remarkable car, but Toyota sought to change that with the Yaris Hybrid-R Concept, unveiled earlier this week at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show.

2013 84

2013 Nissan Leaf: Driven Through Tennessee Countryside

Green Car Reports

After our quick drive of a 2013 Nissan Leaf before the New York Auto Show in late March, we were finally able to spend some extended time with the updated electric car outside Nashville. Our initial impressions remain the same: The Leaf is a perfectly normal, competent compact five-door hatchback that happens to run on a battery-electric

2013 75

2013 Nissan Leaf

Green Car Reports

Introduced to the market for the 2011 model year, the 2013 Nissan Leaf remains the highest-volume battery-electric car on sale in the United States. Though the Leaf has the distinction of being the first modern battery-electric vehicle produced by a major automaker, neither it nor its primary rival, the extended-range electric Chevrolet Volt, have

2013 58

Tesla leads with transfer of ZEV credits for year ending 30 Sep 2013

Green Car Congress

Between 1 October 2012 and 30 September 2013, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors transferred out 1,311.520 ZEV (zero emission vehicle) credits, according to the latest report by the California Air Resources Board (ARB)—by far, the largest of any automaker in the state.

2013 108

Latest EV Buying Guide

Electric Cars are for Girls

Compare all the electric cars that are available for sale right now with this handy guide from the Sierra Club! The Tesla S looks pretty good

Buy 236

National Plug In Day(s), Sept 28-29

Electric Cars are for Girls

National Plug In Day is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today''s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.

2013 236

South Bay Parents Welcome Mexican Drug Cartel Funding For Local Schools’ DARE Program

Creative Greenius

We have to get the money from somewhere,” say parents. “And there were no strings attached. Since we’re using the money for drug prevention we don’t think this is hypocritical at all. We still tell our kids that drugs are bad and to stay off them.

2013 227

2013 Toyota Camry

Green Car Reports

The 2013 Toyota Camry carries on a long-standing tradition of giving buyers exactly what they want, with no surprises, at a price that’s affordable for consumers across multiple demographics. Yes, there are more stylish and more entertaining family sedans on the market, but few rival the Camry’s long-standing reputation for value and

2013 57

Serving My Country – My Patriotic Duty

Creative Greenius

Robert Earl Bushweit (right) runs into his Detroit buddy, Percy, in a captured German town during WWII. And The River Opens For The Righteous.

Let's Talk About Electric Cars Book

Electric Cars are for Girls

I''m happy to announce the release of our new book, called "Let''s Talk about Electric Cars: 8 Most Inspiring Interviews".

2013 236

New Chademo Charging in LA

Electric Cars are for Girls

2013 236

2013 Volkswagen Beetle

Green Car Reports

If you’ve written off the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle as “more of the same in a slightly restyled body,” you’ve missed the entire point behind VW’s redesign of the beloved Beetle last year. While the previous generation “New Beetle” quickly wore out its welcome with a dated shape and odd interior packaging, the

2013 55

IEA World Energy Outlook 2013 sees CO2 emissions rising by 20% to 2035; oil use on upward trend

Green Car Congress

The newly released 2013 edition of the IEA World Energy Outlook (WEO) depicts a world in which some long-held tenets of the energy sector are being rewritten; importers are becoming exporters, while exporters are among the major sources of growing demand. Energy demand growth moves to Asia.

2013 114

2013 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Diesels, Electrics And Thomas Edison

Green Car Reports

Next week is the annual Detroit Auto Show, one of the most important events on the automotive calendar and increasingly a place for car companies to show off new green technology.

2013 98

2013 Smart Electric Drive: Drive Video From NY Auto Show

Green Car Reports

But it probably helped us on our half-hour drive around crowded midtown Manhattan in the new 2013 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, the latest all-electric version of the little two-seat Smart car. We didn't expect the fluorescent green, that's for sure. With the lithium-ion battery pack in the sandwich floor and the electric traction motor replacing

2013 80

EIA: US biodiesel production reached a record level in May 2013

Green Car Congress

US biodiesel production in May 2013 reached a record level of 111 million gallons, according to data released by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Production for the first five months of 2013 was 449 million gallons, an increase of 17 million gallons from the same period in 2012.

2013 93

2013 Toyota Corolla

Green Car Reports

The 2013 Toyota Corolla appeals to car buyers for the same reason that chain restaurants have proliferated across the U.S. landscape: While they break no culinary new ground, they offer patrons a safe and utterly predictable dining experience. Some of us may adopt a “think global, eat local” philosophy in our travels, but the vast

2013 53

Nissan wins top award at CEATEC Japan 2013 for autonomous driving technology

Green Car Congress

The award honors the best among the technologies, products and services exhibited at CEATEC JAPAN 2013. Nissan Motor Co., s Autonomous Drive technology ( earlier post ) won the Grand Prix in the CEATEC Innovation Awards, the top prize.

2013 99

Life With 2013 Tesla Model S: How A Software Update Worked

Green Car Reports

One of the many cutting-edge features of my new 2013 Tesla Model S is the ability to download software updates over its cellular connection.

2013 94

Polk expects 2013 US new vehicle registrations to grow 6.6% to 15.3M; only slight improvement in hybrid category

Green Car Congress

New light vehicle registrations in the US in 2013 are expected to rise 6.6% Polk expects continued recovery in the industry in 2013 and 2014, a positive sign for the US economy. Polk light vehicle forecast through 2016. Data: Polk. Click to enlarge.

2013 117

California Governor’s Office releases 2013 ZEV action plan; 1.5M ZEVs on CA roadways by 2025

Green Car Congress

California Governor Jerry Brown’s Office and state agencies issued a 2013 Zero-emission Vehicle (ZEV) Action Plan. 2013 ZEV Action Plan: A roadmap toward 1.5 The Action Plan follows on Governor Brown’s Executive Order (B-16-2012) released March 2012, which set required milestones for state government to enable 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles on California roadways by 2025. Earlier post.)

2013 109

2015 BMW i8 Live Photo Gallery: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Green Car Reports

The 2015 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car was finally unveiled this morning at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. It joins the i3 electric city car as the second model in BMW’s line of “i” plug-in vehicles. Like the i3, the i8 features a unique “LifeDrive” architecture consisting of a carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP

2013 74

Ford recalling nearly 140,000 2013 Escapes with 1.6L EcoBoost engines over fire potential

Green Car Congress

Ford Motor Company is recalling 139,917 model year 2013 Escape vehicles manufactured 5 October 2011 through 2 June 2013 and equipped with 1.6L EcoBoost engines. These vehicles may experience localized overheating of the engine cylinder head which may cause cracks that could allow oil to leak; leaking engine oil may come into contact with a hot engine surface, potentially resulting in an engine compartment fire.

2013 94

Visteon to showcase e-Bee vehicle concept at 2013 International CES

Green Car Congress

Visteon Corporation will showcase the e-Bee vehicle concept at the 2013 International CES show in Las Vegas next week.

2013 109

2013 Smart Electric Drive Coupe Lease Price Lowered To $139

Green Car Reports

The latest to announce a new, lower lease price is Smart, which cut the monthly cost of a three-year lease on its 2013 ForTwo Electric Drive Coupe from $199 to just $139. The prices just keep falling on plug-in electric cars. That''s not the lowest single electric-car lease we''re aware of in the U.S.--the the Mitsubishi i-MiEV was offered by one

2013 75

2013 Nissan Versa

Green Car Reports

What's missing from the 2013 Nissan Versa sedan? The 2013 Versa Sedan has improved this year, taking cues from Nissan's Excitement. Sporty moves. A stylish, luxururiously-appointed cabin. Groundbreaking in-car technology. But worry not: The Versa makes up for its omissions in some other areas, and arguably the ones that matter more to buyers.

2013 48