OSU wins Year 2 of EcoCAR 3 competition

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Teams have four years (2014-2018) to harness those ideas into the ultimate energy-efficient, high performance vehicle. Virginia Tech and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University took second and third place respectively.

Honda opens new Silicon Valley facility to advance connected mobility; refreshed 2016 Accord; Honda Xcelerator

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Honda’s Silicon Valley operation, which was first established in 2000, is charged with researching and prototyping innovations and harnessing new ideas and technology. The 2016 Accord will be the first Honda model and among the first high-volume cars in the marketplace to feature both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, among major upgrades that will make the 2016 Accord the most high-tech Accord yet.

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Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms -- Seeking Alpha

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Seeking Alpha Home The Macro View Stocks & Sectors Global Markets ETFs Investing Ideas Breaking News Transcripts Register | Login Email: Password: Forgot Your Password? The practice has a direct impact on California’s economy.

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

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The Circuit is similar to the Tesla Roadster, a $109,000 sports car produced by a small California company. "The whole idea is that this is technology you can adapt to any existing niche," he said. 20.84% Apr 17 3:57pm ET † Sponsored by symbol lookup More Galleries 6 ideas for changing the world Do good and make money: Thats the goal of these six startups vying for the Social Venture Award and $10,000 in seed money at the Rice Business Plan Competition.

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

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Additionally, I had a close frind out in California that just about creamed in his pants when he was able to lease one. When most of America will be reluctant to buy a GM car because the company might go bankrupt how the hell did those in charge think bailing them out was a good idea?

VIDEO: Driving a Tesla-powered Smart

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Nokia cellphone batteries for example have been halved in size, which shows just how much better the tech is getting, without even getting into supercapacitors and alternate chemistry.

Lotus and Harmon partner up to add sound to hybrids

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

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Well need to spend some more time with the car to find out how it holds up over longer drives, but the powertrain tech obviously works. In California, 20% of our electricity comes from zero CO2 renewables (sun, wind, geothermal), another 20% from zero CO2 hydro, and only 20.1%