May, 2006

Chicago Plugging Green

Plug In Partners

T hrough the leadership of Mayor Richard Daley , the City of Chicago has joined Plug In Partners with a big bang by committing to purchase 850 plug in hybrid vehicles. Recently, Chicago's greening was highlighted in Time. The Greening of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley wants to turn the City of Big Shoulders into the most environmentally friendly city in the U.S.,

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Is Ford First?

Plug In Partners

photo by George Lange L ast week, Bill Ford made an announcement at his Stockholder meeting. Pressed by activists to take steps to improve the efficiency of Ford's vehicle line-up, Bill Ford Jr, great-grandson of Henry Ford, said the carmaker was considering launching a plug-in hybrid , a potential industry first. Here is the story from Consumer Affairs. Ford May Build a Plug-In Hybrid May 11, 2006 Ford Motor Co.

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Consortium Partners

Plug In Partners

T wo major forces in the drive for Plug In Hybrids have come together. Here is the story.

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