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The Curious Case of Buying A New State Senator From The South Bay

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I’m guessing Bloomfield thinks he’s buying a Ben Allen who would NOT be Waxman-like on the issues.

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Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S 'Best Overall' Again In 2015

Green Car Reports

For the second year in a row, Consumer Reports has named the Tesla Model S its "Best Overall" vehicle to buy for 2015. DON''T MISS: Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S Electric Car Is ''Best Overall'' Vehicle (Feb 2014) As the well-regarded consumer magazine notes in its summary: For all of the impressive Well, Tesla Motors seems to have done it again.

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Hybrids, Subaru, Mazda Clean Up In Consumer Reports 'Best New-Car Value' List

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People buy green cars for fuel efficiency, but that''s often far from their only good quality. The magazine named the 2014 Toyota Prius hybrid best overall automotive value. Consumer Reports released its "Best New-Car Value" list yesterday, and there are plenty of hybrids and fuel-efficient gasoline cars on it. This is the second year the Prius has

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Just Business

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Harper's Magazine has a profile of an oil fixer, the sort of middleman without whom we don't get our daily dose. One of his most promising investments is a company called Green Holdings, which is in the emerging field of carbon trading: buying rights to pollute from cleaner businesses and selling them to dirtier ones. Tags: harpers magazine oil business ely calil It's not a pretty picture, but it's how the oil business works.

On Sale Now: Hybrid Buying Guide

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That said, there are still times when I prefer to get my information from a book, magazine or newspaper. Aptly named the “Hybrid Guide&# and available at hybridguide.org , you can now get the 20 page, full color guide to every new hybrid vehicle you can buy in 2009.

Tesla tweaks financing product with best resale value guarantee and lower monthly payments

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Buying a Model S through the Tesla financing offering now comes with a guarantee that the resale value will be higher than that of BMW, Audi, Mercedes, Lexus or Jaguar. The Model S is rated by Motor Trend, Automobile Magazine and many others as the best car of 2013, so it should naturally therefore have the highest resale value.

Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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Motor Trend Magazine has extensive coverage of all cars online including road tests, free videos, buying guides, etc.

Commercial Aircraft Corp of China and Boeing to partner on aviation energy conservations and emissions reductions

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Boeing has estimated that Chinese airlines will need to buy 5,000 new airplanes by 2030 to meet this extraordinary demand. SAIGC) and Shanghai Commercial Aircraft Magazine Co., Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) and Boeing have agreed to partner in areas that will enable commercial aviation industry growth in China and potentially around the world.

COMAC of China, Boeing open Energy Conservation Center; first focus on aviation biofuel from waste cooking oil

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Boeing has estimated that Chinese airlines will need to buy 5,000 new airplanes by 2030 to meet this extraordinary demand. SAIGC) and Shanghai Commercial Aircraft Magazine Co., Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China ( COMAC ) and Boeing opened the Boeing-COMAC Aviation Energy Conservation and Emissions Reductions Technology Center, a collaborative effort to support commercial aviation industry growth.

Perspective: Government Leadership Needed for Electric Vehicles to Succeed

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In an interview published in Maclean’s, a Canadian news magazine, the chairman and CEO of General Electric said, “ Government should be a catalyst for change. The forty cities that are in the Clinton Climate Initiative’s C40 group have municipal fleets with the capacity to buy every EV produced in 2011 and possibly 2012 as well. Whether or not cities, or anyone else for that matter, can afford to buy electric vehicles is a real concern.

Protean Electric suggests hybrid retrofit market in US will approach 500K total units by 2020

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million vehicles, according to information from General Service Administration reports and Automotive Fleet Magazine. Fleet owners can get the benefits of hybrid technology without having to buy new vehicles, engines or transmissions, or having to modify their engines to run on different fuels than what they are using today.

When Will EVs Hit Primetime?

Revenge of the Electric Car

BYD’s all-electric e6 production line at the company’s base in Shenzhen was “ready for manufacturing&# in March, but was only producing the gasoline-powered F6, according to Yang Binbin, who writes for Caixin magazine, a business publication based in Beijing. This Christian Science Monitor article takes an in-depth look at an age. old question for electric cars – When will electric cars make a real.

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Transport minister launches new fuel economy label for used cars

Green Cars News

I hope as many dealers as possible will participate and I encourage used car buyers to look out for the label when they consider what to buy.”. magazine.

Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms -- Seeking Alpha

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Duh, heres our $40K volt, buy it please? Best take on all this has been that SouthPark episode with "It" You want something efficient that uses little resources and doesnt impact traffic and parking, then buy a motorcycle. I wont be buying an electric car of any kind.

Does the future of electric cars hinge on costs?

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According to Ron Cogan, founder and editor of the Green Car Journal , the Obama administration is betting heavily on technology and that electric cars are not an exclusive answer to future transportation challenges and consumers will not be willing to buy them at all costs. Cogan is far from a naysayer about the prospects of electric vehicles - he has been covering them since 1992 in his award winning magazine.

Peapod Comes Out on Earth Day '09 - GoodCleanTech

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But just in case non-iPod users plan to purchase one of these $12,500 babies, theres an in-dash iPod you can buy separately. PC Magazine, the PCMag.com logo and Gearlog are registered trademarks of Ziff Davis Publishing Holdings Inc.

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

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How the money would be distributed is yet to be decided but Hoon said it would be available only to people buying cars that ran entirely, or for the vast majority of their time, on electricity. Its that part that could incentivise consumers to buy an electric vehicle."

A 100 m.p.g. truck? A Bright IDEA | Freep.com | Detroit Free Press

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Three years ago, the magazine Popular Mechanics even wrote an article prodding the auto industry for not building the 100 m.p.g. They reality always seems to be just a few years away, the magazine complained. Not what you think When the wrap finally comes off, though, I think there will be some surprise for anyone who had hopes of rushing out to a dealership to buy their first 100 m.p.g. Whats more, mainstream consumers wont be able to buy it when it comes to market.

Perspective: The UN Approval Process for Carbon Offsets

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Since 2005, when major greenhouse-gas emitters among the Kyoto signatories were issued caps on their emissions and permitted to buy credits to meet those caps, there has been more than $300 billion worth of carbon transactions. Already, European companies buy and trade their credits frequently under parameters established by the European Union, which assigns a baseline emissions level to major industries as well as future limits they have to meet. Perspective by Brian J.

Technology Review: First Plug-in Hybrid to Be Sold in the United States

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Videos Blogs Community Magazine MIT News Newsletters Events Resources International English Spanish Chinese Italian German Home Computing Web Communications Energy Materials Biomedicine Business [1] 2 Next » Thursday, April 16, 2009 First Plug-in Hybrid to Be Sold in the United States In November, Fisker Automotive will begin sales of a car with 50 miles of battery-powered range. Yippeee I cant wait not to buy one.

Andy Grove: The U.S. must create an electric car industry - Apr. 17, 2009

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No party for Citis owners: You and me FORTUNE 500 Current Issue Subscribe to Fortune (Fortune Magazine) -- When gas was topping $4 a gallon last summer, the urgency to find alternative sources of energy to power cars and trucks became clear to most Americans. More Most Popular Most Read Most Commented Editors Picks Obama: How to get business going More Is it time to buy American Express?

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

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Yeah, go buy a 59k Tesla that can go 200 miles… then your screwed, sure go park and get a hotel and charge it for 8 hours… then go another 200 miles, great for long trips i’m sure. I would buy a Volt for $40K.

Plug In America - Links and Resources

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Where Can I Buy One? Learn About Plug-ins What Are Plug-ins? 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?

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

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Posted by: AJ | Apr 13, 2009 3:24:59 PM Dont buy the hype, version 1 was the EV1 which GM released in 1996. Posted by: J-Bob | Apr 13, 2009 4:48:10 PM "Dont buy the hype, version 1 was the EV1 which GM released in 1996. Haul or tow -- buy a Silverado. Never buying a GM again.

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Clean Tech - GigaOM - Salon.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

According to Fortune magazine’s cover story this week, BYD’s cost-cutting moves so far include hiring people to assemble batteries instead of buying the $100,000 robotic arms used by Japanese competitors, flying executives in coach for business travel and putting them up in suburban rentals instead of posh downtown hotels for events.

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

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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.

VIDEO: Driving a Tesla-powered Smart

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Motor Trend Magazine has extensive coverage of all cars online including road tests, free videos, buying guides, etc.

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

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Can these things add up to make a car that people want to buy? It seems like it still may be cheaper to just buy a well used Lotus Elise and modify it yourself. I also think it will be cheap, which is why I think someone will buy the group.

Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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More from Fortune No party for Citis owners: You and me Is it time to buy American Express? GE: The global stimulus bellwether FORTUNE 500 Current Issue Subscribe to Fortune (Fortune Magazine) -- Warren Buffett is famous for his rules of investing: When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is usually the reputation of the business that remains intact.

Lotus and Harmon partner up to add sound to hybrids

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Motor Trend Magazine has extensive coverage of all cars online including road tests, free videos, buying guides, etc.

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

People wont buy a full car. They will buy a car and rent or lease the battery and the cost of leasing the battery will be the same as, or less than, the cost theyre paying today for petrol. About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say.

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

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Motor Trend Magazine has extensive coverage of all cars online including road tests, free videos, buying guides, etc.

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