Paris Motor Show 2016: Live Blog

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Welcome to the ContractHireAndLeasing.com 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 Sustainable-mobility.org, 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.

Musk: Tesla Going Open Source, Lifting Patents 'In Good Faith'

Green Car Reports

It''s one of the messages conveyed in a terse post from CEO Elon Musk on the Tesla Motors Blog. Tesla Motors, the California electric-car maker, won''t participate in a patent war over electric cars and associated technology, as it runs counter to the success of EVs. And it could be good news for electric-car drivers, and the electric-car market

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?”

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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.

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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test blog post

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Materia Launches Chemistry Blog on Olefin Metathesis

Green Car Congress

Materia , founded in 1998 to commercialize olefin metathesis catalyst technology, has launched a new chemistry blog called All Things Metathesis. The site was developed by the company to establish a knowledge resource on olefin metathesis as well as to create a setting for metathesis users to discuss the evolving catalyst technology.

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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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 (www.worldwidelexicon.org). 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].

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.)

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.

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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.

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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

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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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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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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

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 Roadtrip.com 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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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

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

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

Green Cars News

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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.

Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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

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

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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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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.

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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

Tesla Model S Price Increase Coming, But For New Buyers Only

Green Car Reports

One example: Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] confirmed in a blog post yesterday that it would raise prices on its 2013 Tesla Model S all-electric sport sedan in the next two or three weeks. Much of economics is simple: Makers of desirable, popular products can raise their prices--to some degree. But, Tesla hastened to add, that will apply only to new

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

First Drive: BMW ActiveE Electric Car Prototype

Green Car Reports

A bit of background: I've been something of a high-profile MINI E pioneers, maintaining an active blog about my experiences, displaying the car at every green transportation A couple of weeks ago, BMW invited me to come to Munich and take part in the first drive of production versions of the BMW ActiveE, their second battery electric test vehicle.