Geely invests in Carbon Recycling Intl.; vehicles fueled by methanol from CO2, water and renewable energy

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Methanol-powered vehicles are one pillar of Geely Auto’s diversified new-energy strategy, which also encompasses ethanol, CNG, gasoline-electric hybrid, plug-in hybrid, pure-electric, and extended-range solutions. Vulcanol is CRI’s brand name for renewable methanol, produced from CO 2 and hydrogen from renewable sources of electricity (hydro, geothermal, wind and solar). respectively after switching from gasoline to methanol.

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FedEx Express Orders 51 Azure Dynamics Hybrid Electric Delivery Vans, Establishes First All-Hybrid Facility

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will purchase 51 additional gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles from Azure Dynamics Corporation. The FedEx fleet of hybrid electric and electric vehicles will total 325 when all 51 hybrid step-vans are delivered during November and December of 2009. Most of the new FedEx gasoline-electric vehicles will be put into service at a Bronx, NY, station, making it the first FedEx all-hybrid facility with about 100 trucks. FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp.,

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US DOT Awards $100M in Recovery Act Funds to 43 Transit Projects to Reduce Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Stationary Fuel Cells and Hybrid Transit Buses Incremental Costs: The purchase of diesel-electric hybrid transit buses and stationary fuel cells for use in the statewide bus system in Connecticut. Combined with AC Transit’s already-installed solar capacity, this solar installation will produce the renewable electricity equivalent to what will be required to produce 180 kg/day of green hydrogen. The proposed replacement vehicles include small gas/electric hybrid buses.

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Compliance credits for EVs undergoing reduction 

Electric Auto Association

EPA standards meant to incentivize EV production are phasing out By Peter DouglaS: Member, Electric Auto Association. Electric vehicles (EVs) play an important role helping automakers keep in compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions standards.

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McKinsey Report Finds 47% Reduction in Global Automotive Emissions Feasible by 2030; Timely Action By All Stakeholders Required

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The three paths differ according to the propulsion technology they emphasize: Hybrid and electric technologies; Internal combustion engine technologies; and. Mixture of hybrid, electric and internal combustion engine technologies. Calculations of well-to-wheel emissions from the electrification of vehicles assume an aggressive reduction in the carbon intensity of electricity generation, from approximately 600 to 250 tonnes CO 2 e per gigawatt-hour.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

GM has announced plans for public sales in 2010, and almost every carmaker now says it will sell PHEVs or highway-speed battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sometime after 2010. Shifted earlier focus to all-electric Focus in 2011 with Magna. General Motors Chevy Volt series PHEV, which it calls "extended range electric vehicle" (EREV), part of "E-Flex" multi-fuel platform. Company says its focusing on gasoline and hydrogen. And ride off into the sunset on electric power.

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