The Tesla & The Mouse: Children's Book About Electric Car Driven By Rodent Who Loves It

Green Car Reports

So for electric-car advocates, a new children's book about a mouse and her Tesla Model S could prove a very useful tool indeed. Tesla Motors plug-in cars BooksWhen it comes to indoctrinating the innocent populace and molding their views, it's best to start young. My Tesla: A love story of a mouse and her car is an illustrated tale about a mouse named Maxine, who buys a red.

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Owning A Tesla Model S: New Book Offers Tips, Tricks, Inside Info (Book Review)

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Regular readers of Tesla forums will recognize the name of Nick J. Howe, whose hundreds of astute comments recently earned him accolades for "best forum postings over time," according to a reader poll. A Florida chemical engineer and owner of a Tesla Model S P85, Howe has technical savvy, dogged curiosity, and some inside Tesla contacts. He may

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Oil Industry Will Begin To Vanish By 2030, Says New Book

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It''s an environmentalist''s dream, and it''s also the thesis of a new book, which claims the oil industry will effectively vanish in large part within the next two decades. What if electric cars and renewable energy became such common parts of our society that they made the oil industry obsolete? DON''T MISS: Will California Pioneer A World Beyond

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Electric Leaf order books open in Europe

Green Cars News

Nissan has confirmed that order books for its electric Leaf model will open to UK customers on September 1, ahead of the first deliveries set for March next year. The Japanese carmaker confirmed the date as the order books for the all-electric car open for customers in Portugal and Ireland. Tags: Nissan customers delivery electric car leaf order books

Electric cars as bad as coffee or refrigerators: why we fear new things

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future plug-in cars innovation transportation policy consumer confidence BooksElectric cars face opposition not just from entrenched interests that benefit from the use of fossil fuels, but from car buyers as well. Shoppers continue to express concerns about things like range anxiety and availability of charging stations, among other factors. Many are simply unfamiliar with electric cars—and thus suspicious of.

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Electric Car Conversion Books

Electric Cars are for Girls

Electric car conversion books are the place to start if you want to build an EV, or convert a gas car to electric

Electric-Car Coloring Book By Irked Tesla Employee Explains It All For You

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One Tesla employee, annoyed at being asked the same questions over and over about electric cars--with the occasional ludicrous question thrown in--has created a coloring book about electric cars. As any electric car owner will know, there are still some surprising misconceptions about electric cars out there.

Extent of Volkswagen diesel deceit detailed in new book

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It's getting close to two years since Volkswagen admitted it had installed "defeat device" software on hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles sold in the U.S. The fact that VW carried out the deception is a well-documented story, covering how the software worked, how the company cheated, and more. But what went on behind the scenes leading up to. TDI VW VW Group Volkswagen diesel scandal

Order books open for new Mercedes E-Class Estate

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Order books have opened for the new E-Class Estate, while a new entry-level diesel engine option has been added to the saloon. Set to take on the BMW. Mercedes-Benz E Class Editors Picks

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Vauxhall opens Ampera order books in the UK

Green Cars News

The range-extended Vauxhall Ampera is now available to order as Vauxhall confirms that the first cars will arrive in UK showrooms from May. The highly-anticipated model, based on the Chevrolet Volt, is to arrive at 23 specialist retailers around the country over the coming months. Featuring parent firm, GM’s unique range-extended technology, the Ampera, sold [.]. Vauxhall ampera order specifications trim

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Nissan LEAF charges into the record books at Goodwood…in reverse

Green Cars News

The Nissan LEAF raced into the record books at Goodwood Festival of Speed last weekend as the fastest car to complete the hillclimb course in reverse. Professional stunt driver Terry Grant had three shots at the 1.6km course over the weekend, completing his first attempt on the Friday in a respectable 1m 37.02s, before smashing his [.]. Nissan electric cars green cars Nissan LEAF UK

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Nissan LEAF to reverse into record books

Green Cars News

The Nissan LEAF electric car (pictured) has already been something of a record breaker, having scooped both the European Car of the Year and World Car of the Year titles in 2011 – however, now it aims to show that even when it’s going backwards, it’s going forwards. That’s because the Nissan LEAF will attempt [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan goodwood green cars Nissan electric cars Nissan LEAF

Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar Pre-Order Books Open. In UK

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For Honda and Acura fans it''s been far too long since the companies made something truly exciting for driving enthusiasts. That should change when the new Acura NSX supercar arrives, following its debut fanfare at the Detroit Auto Show last year. Acura hasn''t yet revealed a release date for the NSX, nor full specifications on its hybrid

SAE International releases 2nd edition of book on hybrid vehicle design

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SAE international has released a second edition of the book Hybrid Powered Vehicles , intended to provide executives and decision-makers with the necessary information for making the best choices pertaining to hybrid vehicle engineering. This second edition expands upon the details of the first book by detailing the major developments in the hybrid engineering world that have gained market share and traction.

Kelley Blue Book reports that values for fuel-efficient used vehicles have peaked

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In fact, Kelley Blue Book analysts currently see values for some of these vehicles dip into the red for the first time since January. If Saudi Arabia holds true to its planned production increase, Kelley Blue Book analysts expect used-car prices to continue to slip an additional 3 to 5% through summer, and even more if gas prices fall below $3.50 —Alec Gutierrez, manager of vehicle valuation for Kelley Blue Book.

Convoy of cars pushes Nissan LEAF into record books

Green Cars News

Nissan LEAF has entered the record books… again. The multi-award winning vehicle has set the record for the largest parade of electric vehicles. A convoy of 225 cars was driven around the Silverstone circuit to break the Guinness Word Record for ‘largest parade of electric vehicles’.

Renault Fluence ZE To Be Only Battery-Swap Car; One For The Books?

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To the untrained eye, the Renault Fluence Z.E. is a fairly unremarkable vehicle--a compact sedan not unlike other compact sedans sold all around the world. What makes it different is its electric drivetrain, but what separates it even more is the fact its battery can be swapped out for a new one in a matter of minutes. That''s the Better Place

New Mazda CX-5 opens UK order books

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The final pricing and specification details of Mazda’s long-awaited new crossover vehicle, the CX-5 have been revealed as the pre-ordering opens for UK customers. The new CX-5 will be the first in Mazda’s range to make use of its new Skyactiv technologies; designed to give its cars great fuel economy gains without the need to [.]. Mazda Mazda CX-5 new SKYACTIV

China’s leading mobile taxi booking app secures $600M from SoftBank Group, Alibaba Group and Tiger Global

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the operator and developer of KuaiDi Dache, a leading mobile taxi booking app provider in China, SoftBank Internet and Media, Inc. Launched in 2012, KuaiDi Dache has grown to become one of the leading and most widely used mobile taxi booking app providers in China. share of the mobile taxi booking market in China by cumulative user accounts. Travice Inc.,

RAC produces new guide to electric cars

Green Cars News

The first in a series of books to be produced in collaboration with the RAC, ‘Electric Cars-The future is now’ goes on sale this summer. In it the book seeks to provide answers to the sort of [.]. Tags: Electric cars Green credentials book copy efficient driving fuel future publishing RAC saving Veloce A new guide to electric cars is to go on sale, produced by motor industry publisher, Veloce Publishing.

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Let's Talk About Electric Cars Book

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I''m happy to announce the release of our new book, called "Let''s Talk about Electric Cars: 8 Most Inspiring Interviews". I hope you enjoy this book and find it inspirational

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". I hope you enjoy this book and find it inspirational

Fuel efficient and great ownership profiles: Kelley Blue Book’s recommendations

Green Cars News

If you are looking for an efficient and affordable car, then Kelley Blue Book’s latest analysis may be of great interest to you, especially if you are US-based. Green credentials fuel efficient Kelley Blue Book ownershipThe US new and used vehicle data experts has assessed which vehicles offer the best fuel economy with a five-year’ Total Cost of Ownership’ of less than [.].

VW to Tesla: 'Anything you can do, we can do better'

Green Car Reports

With a new book imminent that gives new details on its diesel-emission cheating scandal, Volkswagen Group continues to struggle for positive corporate PR. Yet the company publicly appears to be confident that it has weathered the worst of that storm. Moreover, while its first high-volume electric cars won't hit the market until 2019 or 2020, the. VW Group Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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GS Yuasa books $30M in extraordinary losses for faulty batteries in Mitsubishi PEVs

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The Nikkei reported that GS Yuasa Corp. set aside ¥3 billion (US$30 million) for the April-June quarter as extraordinary losses associated with Mitsubishi Motors Corp.’s s recall of defective batteries used in its plug-in hybrids and electric cars (PEVs). Earlier post.). The batteries were made by Lithium Energy Japan, in which GS Yuasa holds a 51% stake. Mitsubishi Motors in June issued the recall, which incurs collection and replacement costs for GS Yuasa.

Climatecars launches hybrid taxi booking app

Green Cars News

Eco-conscious London commuters can now use their iPhone to order one of Climatecars’ low emitting taxis. The free app can be used to reserve a hybrid or electric minicab any time of the day, all year round, anywhere in the capital.

Ford opens order books for electric van

Green Cars News

Ford is to begin taking orders for its first electric van model, the Transit Connect Electric in the US as order books open tomorrow (November 2, 2011). The model forms one of the first step in the car maker’s electrification strategy, by which the firm intends to launch five electrified models by 2013 in Europe [.]. Ford Connect electric Transit U.S.A

Peugeot launches bookings for diesel hybrid

Green Cars News

With only 300 units of its limited edition diesel hybrid to be produced, Peugeot is now launching bookings for its 3008 Hybrid4 Limited Edition that will appear at the Geneva Motor Show today. The Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 comes with a 2.0litre HDi FAP 120kW diesel engine and an electric motor that has a maximum power [.]. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Peugeot geneva motor show Peugeot 3008 diesel hybrid Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 Peugeot diesel hybrids

Volvo electric buses: quiet enough for classic-music concerts

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That makes it much easier to read a book, take a nap, or even listen to some live music. One advantage of electric city buses is the lack of noise from their powertrains. This week, the only guaranteed way to do the latter may be to ride a Volvo electric bus in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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New FordPass service allows booking and pre-paying for parking

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FordPass ( earlier post ) now offers users the ability to find, book and pay for parking at garages in more than 160 cities in the United States—all before they even step into the driver’s seat; FordPass is free for Ford owners and non-owners alike.

Kelley Blue Book Lists Gas-Savers With Sub-$30k 5-Year Cost

Green Car Reports

Yesterday, as we were publishing our own basic guide to some of the costs you can expect from gasoline, diesel, electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles, vehicle information resource Kelly Blue Book (KBB) released a similar list. Rather than comparing energy types, the KBB list shows you all the vehicles on the market with a five-year cost of

2012 Volt Cheaper To Own Than 2012 Leaf, Says Kelley Blue Book

Green Car Reports

At least, that’s the verdict of Kelley Blue Book (KBB) which crowned the 2012 Chevy Volt the electric choice in its inaugral Total Cost of Ownership awards. The 2012 Chevrolet Volt might cost nearly $5,000 cheaper to buy than the 2012 Nissan Leaf, but over the next five years, it might cost you less to run. Over the course of five years, it

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Biting the Bullet - Book 2

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

In my eagerness to balance the flywheel, I unhooked all the mechanical and electrical cables from the motor/transmission assembly and lowered it onto a furniture dolly.

2016 Tesla Model X Priced From $81,200; All Versions Can Be Ordered Now

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Order books are now open for all versions of the Tesla Model X electric crossover, which will start at $81,200. That includes a $1,200 destination charge, but does not include any Federal, state, or local incentives that might be applied to a purchase. Tesla delivered a handful of Model X vehicles at the end of September in a highly-publicized. Green Pricing Tesla Motors plug-in cars

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New SAE book on 48V technologies for mild hybridization

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SAE International announced a new book, 48-Volt Developments , available now on the SAE International website. Development of higher-voltage electrical systems in vehicles has been slowly progressing over the past few decades.

New Guinness World Record: 507 Electric Cars In One Place

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A judge from the Guinness Book of World Records certified on Saturday that 507 electric cars were gathered at an event in Cupertino, California, beating the total set at an event in Germany earlier this year. Start those patriotic cheers, because the U.S.

2014 BMW i3 Vs. Mercedes B-Class: Car And Driver Tests Electric Cars From Germany

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Maybe it''s increased consumer interest, or maybe the fact that there are now enough widely-available models to warrant comparisons, but electric cars are starting to show up more in the pages of enthusiast "buff books." It''s taken awhile, but electric cars are finally getting some serious attention from the mainstream automotive press.

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New Tesla Model S claims title of quickest production car in the world

Green Cars News

History books have been rewritten once again as Tesla can lay claim to the new Model S P100D being not only the quickest production car in the world, Tesla Model S Electric vehicles

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Tesla Model 3 Unveil Comes In March, Pre-Orders Start Then, CEO Musk Says

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The opening of pre-order books. Pre-orders for the Tesla Model 3 will open in March 2016, when the design for the $35,000 electric car will be unveiled, CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter. Musk is known for being more open on the social media site than just about any other forum, so it's not all that surprising that the news was released this way. Elon Musk Tesla Motors plug-in cars gigafactory Tesla Model 3

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Nissan Leaf tops Kelley Blue greenest car list

Green Cars News

The Nissan Leaf has come first in the list of Top 10 Green Cars of 2011, as named by the expert editors of the US used car values publication, Kelley Blue Book. Nissan Kelley Blue Book leaf Top green carsEach year the valuation experts list their top green models, with this year’s list coming out just in time for Earth Day (April [.].