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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.

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Top 15 Nissan LEAF markets in US in 2013

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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?

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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.

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

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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.

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Hybrids take 7% of California market in 1H 2013; PHEVs 0.7%; EVs 1.1%

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Hybrid vehicle market share (excluding plug-in hybrids) in California increased to 7% in the first half of 2013, up from 6.2% in 2012, according to the California Auto Outlook for the second quarter of 2013. For the first six months of 2013, hybrid registrations (excluding plug-ins), were 59,300 units; plug-in hybrids, 5,736 units; and battery electric vehicles, 9,708 units. Hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicle share of the California retail market.

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Dongfeng Nissan unveils VIWA EV concept at Auto Shanghai 2013

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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.

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Nissan introduces updated 2013 LEAF; US assembly in Smyrna

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Electric Cars

DIY Electric Car

Lo and Behold! The future is here. Yes, we''re talking about the electric car. This modern marvel has actually been around for quite some time. However, it is only recently that cost effective electric cars have started getting manufactured.

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Infiniti Electric in 2013

Plugs and Cars

But when Nissan's luxury brand Infiniti announces an EV for 2013, they get the benefit of any doubt. I'm getting used to hearing electric car announcements. I usually take them with a grain of salt, as in the case of the Saab 9-3 ePower concept. Or the Toyesla RAV4 EV redux, for that matter.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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GM sets June & first half 2013 sales records in China

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GM’s sales in China in the initial six months of 2013 rose 10.6% Shanghai GM and SAIC-GM-Wuling as well as five of GM’s brands offered in China had record domestic sales in the first six months of 2013. General Motors and its joint ventures posted record sales in June and during the first half of the year in China. from last year’s previous record for the period to 1,567,392 units. GM’s domestic sales in June were also up 10.6% from last year’s previous June high to 236,207 units.

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Carlin Dunne switches to electric racing with Lightning for 2013 Pikes Peak

National Green Transportation

On Tuesday, Lightning Motorcycles announced they had signed Pikes Peak International Hill Climb multi-time-champion Carlin Dunne to ride with the team in the 2013 event.

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

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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.)

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Electrified MG Midget - Seats and Dash Removal

DIY Electric Car

On 10 June 2013, I removed the seats and dash. The Haynes manual was clear and helpful concerning the seat removal instructions, but unhelpful with the dash removal. After searching the internet, I found a very helpful video on YouTube. link].

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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".

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New Chademo Charging in LA

Electric Cars are for Girls

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Green resolutions for 2013

Green Cars News

If you want to make a resolution for 2013, we’ve got some [.].

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Hey Google! Lets Reinvent Detroit Together Using Our Creative Greenius Before The Opportunivors Scavenge It

Creative Greenius

One of the houses Power House Productions is transforming in Detroit – and none too soon. photo by Galliani (c).

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Ford recalling some MY 2013 C-MAX Hybrids due to structural safety issue

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Ford Motor Company is recalling model year 2013 C-Max hybrid vehicles, without panoramic roofs, that were manufactured 19 January 2012 through 25 June 2013. The recall is expected to begin 19 August 2013, and will affect up to 33,021 vehicles.

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Wheel Bearing Replacement Round 1

DIY Electric Car

Attempted to fit new wheel bearings into the hubs, but learned the hard way to not pound in the bearings with the wrong sized tool. Other side went in A-OK

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

Creative Greenius

Source of an Epic FAIL. 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. .

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

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

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Extended Chevrolet Express van converted

DIY Electric Car

Boa informação sobre a montagem dos IGBTs: Quote: Originally Posted by subcooledheatpump. These are the replacement IGBTs, they are CM300DY-24H. Up next, liquid cooled heatsink/coldplate and 450 volt 6000 microfarad capacitors

EPA proposes 2013 standards for RFS; cellulosic biofuel at 14 million gallons

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the 2013 percentage standards for four fuel categories that are part of the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program (RFS2). The standard proposed by the EPA for 2013 is 14 million gallons. The proposed 2013 overall volumes and standards are: Biomass-based diesel (1.28 We are proposing to set the 2013 standard for cellulosic biofuel at 14 million gallons. 2013 proposed RFS standards.

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Electrified MG Midget - Fuel Tank Removal

DIY Electric Car

Fuel tank removal went easily enough following the instructions from the Haynes Manual. Just had a small hangup as the lip of the tank didn''t want to easily let go from being behind the right rear shackle. Set of photos on flickr

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Garage Lessons: Charging in The Real World

Plugs and Cars

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. The biggest impression of the day regarding EVs was made upon me before I even made it to the hotel.

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BMW Uses Siri-like Tech to Promote Electric Car

DIY Electric Car

s advertising for the BMW i3, which is due to go on sale in the UK in late 2013. i Genius? service will be promoted across BMW?s I Genius uses software that is capable of interpreting words, their context and sentiment to instantly respond to questions. Consumers can text their questions for free and the system will instantly respond. If people ask a non-sensical or rude question, I Genius will answer with stock replies such as ?I I could talk about that, but I?d

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EPA announces winners of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards are presented in five categories: academic, small business, greener synthetic pathways, greener reaction conditions and designing greener chemicals. In the academic category, Professor Richard Wool, University of Delaware, Newark, Del.

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