Paris Motor Show 2016: Live Blog

Green Cars News

Welcome to the Paris Motor Show 2016 live blog. We’ll be updating this page regularly with all the latest new car news from. Paris Motor Show

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Guest blog: Electric cars will clean up

Green Cars News

If you’re looking for some light reading on electric cars today, you might be interested in the guest blog I’ve written for, a Renault-conceived resource for sustainable and alternative fuel transport. Electric cars blog mobility Renault sustainable sustainable mobility

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What Can One Blog Do?

Creative Greenius

Creative Greenius is a proud part of Blog Action Day 2009. Tags: climate change blog action day 2009 Expect to be amazed on October 15, 2009.

Dale's JUST-E Conversion Blog

DIY Electric Car

It is my intention to give a detailed account of the process of converting a 1988 Subaru Justy DL into an EV. I chose this site to share the process because I think it is the best and most informative site on the subject. My project goals are: 1: Do as much of the work myself as is pratical. (I I need a project!). 2: Keep the cost as low as I can. 3: Use as many parts that are salvaged from other uses. 4: Learn as much as I can. 5: Make friends that are interested in green sustainable living.

Masdar running blogging contest tackling smart cities and sustainable development

Green Car Congress

Masdar, the UAE’s sustainable city, is running a blogging contest ; the 500-600 word entries must address the following question: “How can cities contribute to the advancement of sustainable development and address issues including water, energy and waste?”


Tesla Model S suspensions, NHTSA, NDAs: what you need to know

Green Car Reports

A post on a small auto-industry blog that accused startup carmaker Tesla Motors of concealing potentially hazardous suspension breakages has blown up into a major media story. That's par for the course for much of the news, big and small, that involves the decade-old electric-car maker, which has now sold close to 150,000 electric cars over eight. NHTSA Suspension Tesla Motors plug-in cars

Five Facts About Tesla & Electric Cars That May Surprise You

Green Car Reports

Discussion boards, forums, videos, comment sections, and investment blogs overflow with opinions, analysis, and utterly confident (and wildly differing) pronouncements about what will happen to Tesla Tesla always tops the charts. Coverage of the feisty startup electric-car maker from Silicon Valley attracts huge attention any time it appears.

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We interrupt this blog for a musical number…

Revenge of the Electric Car

Electric Car’s Sing-a-long Musical Blog. We received this link and our first singalong musical blog posting from Bo Brown and the gang at Hogmolly. Hi folks, Heard you were gearing up for another documentary on the electric car. I saw the first one, it had enough impact on me that I wrote a song on the subject. The song came to me almost complete in a dream, (got up at 4 am to record it) my band Hogmolly recorded it in a live studio performance the day after we learned it.

Envy The Man Who Owns Seven Tesla Electric Cars (In Norway)

Green Car Reports

A recent Tesla Motors blog post tells the story of a "superowner" in the Scandinavian who not only has a Model S, but also six Roadster sports cars--apparently more Tesla electric cars than any other person on the planet. Norway is known for its love of electric cars, but there''s one Norwegian who loves them more than most.

World Wide Lexicon: Help Make This Blog Multi-Lingual!

Plugs and Cars

We're proud to announce that we are one of the first sites to join the Worldwide Lexicon ( It's a new service that will enable us to publish in dozens of languages. WWL is based on a simple idea that websites like ours have bilingual readers without knowing it. WWL enables you to contribute and edit translations to any languages you speak. WWL is free, and is open source, and if you're into language, it's a lot of fun. To contribute, just go to [link].

How safe is Tesla Autopilot? Parsing the statistics (as suggested by Elon Musk)

Green Car Reports

After a fatal Autopilot-related crash in May, a company blog post pointed out that the crash was “the first known fatality in just over 130 million miles where Autopilot was activated.” One of the tools Elon Musk and Tesla Motors have used to defend the safety of its Autopilot software is the dark and perplexing art of statistics.

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BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car: Full Pricing And Options Announced

Green Car Reports

Revealed by BMW Blog, the i8''s base price comes in at $135,700, before BMW''s $950 destination BMW has revealed full pricing and options details for its plug-in hybrid sports car, the i8. It''s the first glimpse we''ve had of pricing beyond the i8''s regular base price, and what BMW''s ''World'' trim levels offer beyond the standard i8''s equipment tally.

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Where Do U.S. Electric Cars Save Money The Quickest?

Green Car Reports

According to a recent Navigant Research blog post, it''s not the Saving money on the energy used for every mile traveled is one of the most attractive aspects of electric cars. Yet varying incentives and other factors mean the savings can vary significantly by state. So which state''s drivers get the quickest return on their electric-car investment?

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Greenius Declaration of Human Rights

Creative Greenius

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

Government fleet unashamedly un-green

Green Cars News

The UK Government is failing to follow its own policy of promoting low emission vehicles by still running a fleet with above average emission levels, according to the RAC Foundation blog.

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This Week in Batteries Blog from Berkeley Lab Scientist Venkat Srinivasan

Green Car Congress

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab staff scientist Venkat Srinivasan has launched a blog, “ This Week in Batteries ” (TWIB), to “ to be an (arguably) independent expert evaluating the various news items that come across my virtual desk and provide some objective analysis to help you separate the truth from the hype ” about electrochemical energy storage. I will start the blog with a few generic postings to set the stage for what is possible with batteries.

NYC Bans Electric Bikes (Again), Launches Bike Sharing System

Green Car Reports

And as a Navigant Research blog post points out, e-bikes were already illegal under an existing ban on "motor-assisted bicycles About a month ago, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a bill that banned electric bikes from the city''s streets. Like all bikes, they''re also banned from sidewalks--not that every rider seems to know that.)

Getting Closer to California - duplicate blog entry?

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Jerry, the solar PHEV "Spirit of DC" and the white Tesla "RARdster" continue their Renew America with Jerry in the lead, setting up press in Las Vegas. They will soon be in California, having made the 4000 mile trip in about two weeks. Press clips to come

Could we see the return of the Mini E?

Green Cars News

BMW could revive its Mini E electric car, according to BMW Blog, as the carmaker looks to expand the use of its i3 electric drivetrain.

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Tesla: our electric cars are ‘four and half times less likely to burn’ than ICE models

Green Cars News

Since suffering from its third fire incident in space of five weeks, we’ve been waiting on the rebuttal to widespread media sensualist reporting from electric carmaker, Tesla, and finally, CEO Elon Musk has issued a blog post to put some perspective on things.

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Why I’m not mourning the demise of the Future Car Challenge

Green Cars News

Since then, there have been several blog posts and news articles citing the[.].

Tesla on target to pay back US loan five years early

Green Cars News

Announcing the news in a new blog post, [.]. Electric car maker, Tesla is on track to pay back its loan from the US’ Department of Energy (DoE), five years early, the firm’s CEO, Elon Musk announced recently.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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Cleantech Blog, the premier cleantech site for commentary on news and technology relating to clean tech, greentech, energy, climate change and carbon, and the environment. Find investors, resumes, and free research Get Cleantech Blog in your email Enter your email address: Subscribe in a reader Join us on Linked In Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook - The Greenhouse Gas Blog Loading. Cleantech blogs founder is Neal Dikeman.

Replacing 2003 VW Jetta TDI: What Non-Gasoline Car Should He Pick?

Green Car Reports

In a blog post, Kelly laid out his Everyone needs car-buying advice once in awhile--even the leader of an electric-car advocacy group. Richard Kelly--the president of Plug-In America--has now put almost 200,000 miles on his 2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI. Maintenance costs for the compact diesel are going up, so he believes it''s time to move on.

China Leans On Automakers To Produce Electric Cars, But Infrastructure Lags

Green Car Reports

As the ChinaEV blog notes, it''s leaving automakers with their fingers crossed that It seems that China is facing the old "chicken and egg" dilemma, as it ramps up its push for electric car sales growth. The country wants to encourage electric car use, and is pushing automakers to sell them--but so far, the country''s infrastructure lags far behind.

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Questions answered: Live-blogging the Tesla-Toyota press conference

Green Car Reports

live-blogging the announcement of a strategic partnership between Tesla Motors and Toyota. We're here at Tesla's new headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, Toyota President and CEO Akio Toyoda and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger are on stage. Elon Musk: This is one of the most exciting days in Tesla history as we

Electric-car charging networks spin out, merge, and go global

Green Car Reports

EV charging companies are on the verge of rapid global growth as utility companies and large multinational corporations put up big money, according to a report from Navigant Research Blog. Much like the cell-phone network industry in the mid-1990s, the electric-car charging industry is on a fast pace of network expansions and mergers.

Bricking A Tesla Roadster Battery: Today's Electric Car Meme

Green Car Reports

A post on the Understatement blog that ricocheted around Silicon Valley Heard of "bricking" yet? You will shortly. It's the phenomenon in which the lithium-ion battery pack of an electric car that's left unplugged for a long period goes completely, utterly dead--to the point where it cannot be recharged, and becomes a large, expensive "brick."

Hyundai On Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles: Critiquing Its Claims

Green Car Reports

Every so often, Hyundai posts an entry on its "Hyundai Like Sunday" blog, which promotes itself as "Truth, Candor and Conversation." Two months ago, the company''s Elizabeth Chun offered some thoughts on its upcoming 2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell compact crossover. That vehicle will be offered for lease this spring in selected markets in Southern

Oh, By The Way? The Era Of The Private Car Is Over

Green Car Reports

As a reader of this blog -- a blog about cars -- chances are good that you own a car yourself. That's not unusual: today, many Americans depend on automobiles to get to work, to run errands, to see friends and loved ones. But as Emily Badger at The Atlantic points out, tomorrow will likely be a very different story. CASE IN POINT Pretend for a

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Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog -

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Read more in this blog post: [link] — Gregory Hancock 5. Search This Blog Previous Post: The Promise of a Better Light Bulb? Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All Energy & Environment World U.S.

FTC Backs Tesla, 2014 BMW i3 Details, Keystone Pipeline Fight: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

In a blog post, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC Today on Green Car Reports: The Federal Trade Commission comes out in favor of Tesla Motors'' direct-sales model, staff training ride and drives reveal new details on the 2014 BMW i3 electric car, and putting the Keystone XL Pipeline fight in perspective. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog -

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

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Tesla Battery 'Bricking': The Real Story Behind The Scare

Green Car Reports

Late last night, a sensational blog post circulated through Silicon Valley. It claimed that several $100,000-plus Tesla Roadsters were now useless as the result of a "devastating design problem," with their battery packs "bricked" from being left too long without plugging in. Early this morning, we predicted that this would be today's electric-car

Creative Greenius is EV Driven

Creative Greenius

We have come together to find and organize the best content from blogs and other web sites. These are all listed in the new keyword widget provided by EV Driven that we’ve all put in the sidebars on our blogs. Electric Car Blog.

Consumer Reports: New Ford Hybrids Don't Meet Mileage Ratings

Green Car Reports

Now Consumer Reports has confirmed that finding, based on its own testing, in videos and a blog post published yesterday. it's always nice when the big boys say, "You're right."

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How Much Does a Tesla Model S Battery Pack Cost You? We do the Math

All Cars Electric

Yesterday Tesla Motors Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Ownership Experience George Blankenship wrote an update on the upcoming Model S electric sedan on the company blog. Alongside an update on the alpha testing of Tesla’s much anticipated seven seat sedan, Blankenship outlined the firm’s Model S rollout plans for 2012/13 and the

Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog -

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Nissan plans Leaf-inspired electric sports car

Green Cars News

The carmaker has already released details of a plan to produce a luxury electric car under its Infiniti brand (see story) but an unknown source at Nissan is reported to have told the Edmunds Inside Line blog [.]. Nissan is believed to be planning a electric sports car using the technology featured in its Leaf model.

Chevrolet Spark EV Tested In California, Details Unavailable

Green Car Reports

Now it's a public relations ploy, it seems, complete with QR codes on the sides of distinctively marked engineering vehicles and a promotional blog entry. It used to be that testing prototype and development cars was done in secret, under heavy camouflage, away from photographers. So if you see some white Chevrolet Sparks running around Southern