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The Epic Failure Of Better Place, As Covered By Fast Company

Green Car Reports

The remarkable scope, overwhelming ambition, and epic failure of the Better Place electric-car service in Israel is worthy of a book, or several. But until one appears, Fast Company magazine has produced the most comprehensive article yet on the founding--and foundering--of the great Better Place experiment. Published three weeks ago in the May

Twizy electric car sponsor Culture Award

Green Cars News

The inaugural Attitude Magazine Awards will be electric thanks to sponsorship by the Renault Twizy. The tiny two-seat quadricycle will sponsor the Culture Award at the magazine’s new award ceremony. The winner could be an author, a a book, an [.]. This award will seek to acknowledge the an outstanding performer from across the creative industries. Renault Renault Twizy

Traveling Through Time, Exploring the String Theory and Hugging the Giant Sequoias

Creative Greenius

There was a nice selection of books, especially guides to the flora and fauna of the High Sierras. We also found magazines ( Utne Reader anyone?) I pulled an old issue of Sierra (the magazine of the Sierra Club) from July/August 1997.

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Traveling Through Time, Exploring the String Theory and Hugging the Giant Sequoias

Creative Greenius

There was a nice selection of books, especially guides to the flora and fauna of the High Sierras. We also found magazines ( Utne Reader anyone?) I pulled an old issue of Sierra (the magazine of the Sierra Club) from July/August 1997.

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Solar Smackdown in Torrance – Installer Sues City on Behalf of the Sun

Creative Greenius

I just read the article in the June/July issue of Homepower magazine written by two firemen who have solar panels on their roofs. No, but I knew who they were and they wrote the books and they lived in L.A.

On Sale Now: Hybrid Buying Guide

Hybrid SUV Blog

That said, there are still times when I prefer to get my information from a book, magazine or newspaper. One example is when I am beginning my new car research.

Chrysler's first electric car to be two-seat sports car - Apr. 15, 2009

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Photos First drive: Chevy Volt test A few laps behind the wheel of an early version of GMs electric car shows the strengths - and possible weaknesses - of the technology. Chryslers first electric car, set to be introduced late next year around the same time as General Motors Chevrolet Volt, will be a sports car with a zero-to-60 time of under five seconds and a top speed of 120 miles per hour. Other Fiat/Chrysler hybrid and electric cars and SUVs are planned after that.

Labour's £5,000 sweetener to launch electric car revolution | Environment | The Guardian

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The new breed of electric car. Of that, 58% of the emissions are caused by motor cars." The cash incentive for consumers would be available to offset the higher upfront costs of electric cars , in particular the price of the batteries in modern vehicles.

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

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

In a flurry of electric vehicle activity, three back-to-back announcements this week have placed a spotlight on Oregon’s plans to be the friendliest state in the nation in which to build, sell and buy electric cars. electric car race with i MiEV in Oregon?

Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

We can now say with confidence that it is worth waiting 70+ days to make the shift to the left side of the car, following a brief spin around Cobo Hall in a prototype vehicle during the SAE World Congress here in Detroit. Can these things add up to make a car that people want to buy?

MAEAA Web Links

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Comutacar : Scott HullsC-cars and upgrades DaihatsuFellow Van : Interesting Japanese conversion. No picturesof his car yet though.) PlymouthHorizon : RLewits Home Page, car was for sale but he sold it. Volkswagen Rabbit :Zigs Amazing Electric Vehicle VolkswagenRabbit : Bill Dubes Wild Electwik Wabbit VolkswagenRabbit : yduJ drives an electric car! Home PowerMagazine : While not an EV magazine, they do have a regular EV section.

Plug In America - Links and Resources

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Real Life EV Stories A Case for Electricity Plug In America Positions Energy Policy Frequently Asked Questions About Plug-in Buses Who Killed the Electric Car? Prop 87 Missed Opportunity RAVs to Keep Rolling in LA Holiday EVangelism ZEVTech Saving RAVs Holiday EVangelism Who Killed the Electric Car? nk City Electric car www.thinkelectric.org Documentary about electric cars, hybrids, hydrogen and the future of transportation. Who Killed the Electric Car?"

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Clean Tech - GigaOM - Salon.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Search: Salon The Web Site Presented By Friday, Apr 17, 2009 A&E Books Comics Environment & Science Life Movies News & Politics Open Salon Opinion Tech & Business Log in smart news, smart analysis Cleantech Tuesday, April 14, 2009 01:00 PST China’s Electric Cars & the Road to an Affordable EV By Josie Garthwaite BYD Auto has been the poster child for electric cars in China ever since Warren Buffett invested in the company back in September.

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VIDEO: Driving a Tesla-powered Smart

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The car would have been capable of making a lasting impression given the chance, outfitted, as it was, with the motor and gear box 1.0 It is probably possible to make a 20k electric smart that outperforms most other cars on the road in everything except range and top speed.

Lotus and Harmon partner up to add sound to hybrids

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

For drivers that just cant do without the sound of internal combustion, a separate system inside the car can pipe in a new soundtrack thats meant to mimic the rising and falling sounds of an engine. People should get it because they want to hear specific car sounds.

GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0 The Volt is, and always has been, more than than an electric car. Lutz, who retired earlier this year, called the car Detroits "moon shot" and an attempt to wrest the mantle of innovation back from the Japanese.

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Greenlings: Benefits of charging stations vs. battery swaps vs. home charging

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Just as we have become accustomed to plugging in our cell phones everyday, the habit of plugging in your car after returning home could easily become second nature. The only time involved is the few seconds it takes to plug in and later, unplug, your car and possibly press a button.