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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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Review: 2013 Lexus CT 200h

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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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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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What to expect in 2013. The Green Piece

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Green resolutions for 2013

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

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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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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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Thankful To Be Home — And ALIVE!

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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.

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

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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

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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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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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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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Chrysler Group recalling 2013 Fiat 500e BEVs over half shaft bolt issue

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Chrysler Group is recalling approximately 270 model-year 2013 Fiat 500e battery-electric vehicles to replace bolts that secure the vehicles’ half shafts. The 500e went on sale in California in July. The issue is unrelated to the 500e’s electric powertrain. Half shafts transfer torque from a vehicle’s gearbox to its wheels. An investigation was launched after Chrysler Group learned a customer’s vehicle exhibited power loss.

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Chevrolet delivers record global sales in 1H 2013 of 2.5M units; small cars up 25% in US

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million vehicles around the world in the first six months of 2013, up 1.4% million vehicles in the first half of 2013, an increase of nearly 4% over the same period in 2012. Sales of the Sonic, Spark, Cruze and Volt combined were up nearly 25% in the first half of 2013. The top five Chevrolet sales markets in the first six months of 2013 were: United States: 1.02 In total, with 4,852,848 units sold in 1H 2013, GM held 11.5% Chevrolet sold a record 2.5

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Final session on international mercury convention this week expected to culminate in agreement; UNEP Global Mercury Assessment 2013 finds industrial source Hg emissions may be rising

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The 2013 assessment is the most comprehensive to date, and includes information on the release and impacts of mercury in aquatic environments for the first time. —Global Mercury Assessment 2013. Global Mercury Assessment 2013.

PwC’s Autofacts forecasts global light vehicle assembly to reach 81.8M units in 2013, up 3.3% from 2012

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million units in 2013, representing a 3.3% While there has been speculation around the long-awaited recovery of the European Union (EU), 2013 is poised to mark a turning point, setting the stage for recovery in 2014. While the EU sees potential recovery, North America sold more vehicles in September 2013 than it did in all of 2010, easily surpassing last year’s 14.4 Autofacts sees full-year 2013 sales reaching 15.6 million units in 2013, the largest amount since 2002.

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Angela Belcher wins $500,000 2013 Lemelson-MIT Prize

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MIT professor Angela Belcher has been named the recipient of this year’s $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize, which honors an outstanding inventor dedicated to improving the world through technological invention. Belcher, who heads up the Biomolecular Materials Group at MIT, combines organic and inorganic materials to create novel electronic materials for a variety of applications, such as solar cells, fuel, environmentally friendly batteries and medical diagnostics. Earlier post.).

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Toyota launches 2013 Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge in US

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Toyota launched the first Prius MPG Challenge in the US, rewarding environmentally-conscious, charitable organizations in N.Y., and Conn., with contributions totaling $20,000. The Challenge—which consists of five separate waves of competition, each with up to eight challengers—awards those participants garnering the highest overall MPG over the course of a 30-day period. It kicks off with an event today in West Caldwell, N.J., to hand off vehicles to the first wave of challengers.

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2013 Nissan Leaf

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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

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

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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.

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Ford relabels 2013 C-MAX Hybrid to 43 mpg, upgrades 2014 C-MAX Hybrid to boost fuel economy; pitfalls of the EPA “general label” rule

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After re-labeling the 2013 C-MAX Hybrid with lower fuel economy, Ford is upgrading the 2014 C-MAX to increase fuel economy. Ford has opted voluntarily to relabel the 2013 C-MAX Hybrid with revised fuel economy labels following EPA testing of the 2013 C-Max Hybrid. The new fuel economy estimates, as determined by the EPA, for the 2013 C-MAX Hybrid are 45 mpg city, 40 mpg highway and 43 mpg combined (5.23, 5.88 Original 2013 C-MAX mpg label.

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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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2013 Fiat 500e Electric Car: First Drive

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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

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

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

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Nissan provides update on new hybrid car system

Green Cars News

At this week’s SAE 2013 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology Symposium in Anaheim, California, the company provided an update [.]. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Nissan FF Hybrid System hybrid cars Nissan hybrid SAE 2013

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EPA sets 2013 percentages for Renewable Fuel Standard; anticipating adjustments to 2014 volume requirements

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the 2013 percentage standards for four fuel categories that are part of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. The final 2013 overall volumes and standards require 16.55 The 2013 standard specifically requires: biomass-based diesel (1.28 billion gallons of renewable fuels to be blended into the US fuel supply (a 9.74% blend). billion gallons; 1.13%); advanced biofuels (2.75

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

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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.

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Vans go green for 2013

Green Cars News

The greenest van in Britain goes on sale in January 2013: coincidentally, it’s also the load-lugging version of the nation’s best-selling car, the Ford Fiesta.

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