Mayor Menino Adds Boston

Plug In Partners

The purpose of the campaign is to demonstrate to automobile manufacturers that there is a market for flexible-fuel plug-in hybrid vehicles. Boston joins in the Plug-In Campaign. By Mayor Thomas M. Menino Guest Column Thursday, February 2, 2006 Here is part of the Mayor's column. "In

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Bring Back the EV1 Press Conference

Revenge of the Electric Car

Mr Holden had the following words for the loyal supporters of the EV1 : “I want to thank the EV1 family for their support and encouragement for me to continue the fight to hold General Motors and other auto manufacturers’ feet to the fire. As you know, today I strongly urge Congress to withhold any bailout funds from the auto industry, unless and until the industry agrees to mass-produce fuel efficiency automobiles; electric cars. Los Angeles City Council, ret.

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Mercedes-Benz presents B-Class F-CELL fuel cell vehicle at LA Auto Show; delivery to US leasing customers by end of 2010

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz presented the new B-Class F-CELL, its first (limited) series production fuel-cell powered electric vehicle available in the US ( earlier post ), at the Los Angeles Auto Show. There are currently five public hydrogen filling stations in the greater Los Angeles area, with four more due to open by the end of 2010.

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US Department of Transportation proposes ‘distraction’ guidelines for automakers for in-vehicle electronic devices

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed guidelines to encourage automobile manufacturers to limit the distraction risk for in-vehicle electronic devices. Issued by DOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the newly proposed guidelines would establish specific recommended criteria for electronic devices installed in vehicles at the time they are manufactured that require visual or manual operation by drivers.

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