2013

I’ve Done The Math – Now I’m Doing Something About It

Creative Greenius

Why would your Creative Greenius walk away from his high-paying, highly rewarding executive role at CBS EcoMedia where I was working to fund environmental, education, and wellness projects all across the USA, just as the company hit more growth milestones and was likely to pay generous bonuses?

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Latest EV Buying Guide

Electric Cars are for Girls

Compare all the electric cars that are available for sale right now with this handy guide from the Sierra Club! The Tesla S looks pretty good

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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Electric Cars

DIY Electric Car

Lo and Behold! The future is here. Yes, we''re talking about the electric car. This modern marvel has actually been around for quite some time. However, it is only recently that cost effective electric cars have started getting manufactured.

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Garage Lessons: Charging in The Real World

Plugs and Cars

I participated in the Governor''s Office Conference Coast-to-Coast Workshop on E-Mobility in Sacramento sponsored by the governments of California and the Netherlands on Wednesday. The biggest impression of the day regarding EVs was made upon me before I even made it to the hotel.

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Electric Cars So Disruptive, Gas Cars Will Be Obsolete In 2016, Says Futurist

Green Car Reports

Many people like to think they can predict the future, but only futurists (and psychics) get paid to do it.

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PSA Peugeot Citroën and Bosch developing hydraulic hybrid powertrain for passenger cars; 30% reduction in fuel consumption in NEDC, up to 45% urban; B-segment application in 2016

Green Car Congress

Elements of the “Hybrid Air” hydraulic hybrid powertrain under development for B, C, and D vehicles. Click to enlarge.

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Thankful To Be Home — And ALIVE!

Creative Greenius

It all started with the video. It was sent to me last Thursday via email. A YouTube link from someone calling themself Primrose Evergreen. The email said “ We made this video. We want 2 talk 2 U. If U want 2 talk w/us B sitting on the 9/11 bench @ Pier & Valley/Ardmore @ 11:15 PM.

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More Trending

National Plug In Day(s), Sept 28-29

Electric Cars are for Girls

National Plug In Day is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today''s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.

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Let's Talk About Electric Cars Book

Electric Cars are for Girls

I''m happy to announce the release of our new book, called "Let''s Talk about Electric Cars: 8 Most Inspiring Interviews".

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New Chademo Charging in LA

Electric Cars are for Girls

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Serving My Country – My Patriotic Duty

Creative Greenius

Robert Earl Bushweit (right) runs into his Detroit buddy, Percy, in a captured German town during WWII. And The River Opens For The Righteous.

Hey Google! Lets Reinvent Detroit Together Using Our Creative Greenius Before The Opportunivors Scavenge It

Creative Greenius

One of the houses Power House Productions is transforming in Detroit – and none too soon. photo by Galliani (c).

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Wheel Bearing Replacement Round 1

DIY Electric Car

Attempted to fit new wheel bearings into the hubs, but learned the hard way to not pound in the bearings with the wrong sized tool. Other side went in A-OK

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Why One LEAF-Driving Cop Can't Drive Straight Home After Work Anymore

Plugs and Cars

Friday November 22, 2013 Today I met a San Francisco cop. He wasn’t in uniform, so I figured he was another of those early adopter techie types buying EVs. We chatted while he finished charging his LEAF at the recently installed Quick Charger at the new Market Street Whole Foods in San Francisco. I''ll call him Officer Bill. Officer Bill has had his LEAF since February 2013, about 9 months. His infectious smile alone communicates how much he likes his car.

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Tesla Underground: Texas Franchise Rules Make Model S Owners Skirt The Law

Green Car Reports

Over the last couple of years, Tesla Motors has fought legal and legislative battles in a number of states over proposed or current state laws that try to stymie its unique factory-direct sales and service model.

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Mayor of London proposes $1.4B cycling plan for the city; “Crossrail for the bike”

Green Car Congress

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, will has outlined a vision for a £913-million (US$1.48-billion) investment in cycling infrastructure for the city.

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L.A. Times Takes A Bath In Dirty Water With Icelandic Bottled H20 Scam

Creative Greenius

Source of an Epic FAIL. I’ve been seeing the b t full page ads for Icelandic Glacial water in the print edition of the Los Angeles Times for months now and every time I do they p**s me off. .

Greenius Declaration of Human Rights

Creative Greenius

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Climate Change #Liar-Deniers Are The New Racists

Creative Greenius

When you ignore reality and the facts and you choose to embrace ignorance and irrational prejudice then you’re not just a jerk, you are a dangerous jerk. .

The Judas Party Gets Its Silver For Selling Out their Saviors

Creative Greenius

It’s kind of a shame that our kids’ futures are being crucified since they’re the ones we need to resurrect us. In the many years I spent studying for the priesthood I learned that the stories of Jesus Christ’s years on our planet serve as models and lessons for all of us.

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Let's Talk About Electric Cars Book

Electric Cars are for Girls

I''m happy to announce the release of our new book, called "Let''s Talk about Electric Cars: 8 Most Inspiring Interviews".

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Extended Chevrolet Express van converted

DIY Electric Car

Boa informação sobre a montagem dos IGBTs: Quote: Originally Posted by subcooledheatpump. These are the replacement IGBTs, they are CM300DY-24H. Up next, liquid cooled heatsink/coldplate and 450 volt 6000 microfarad capacitors

Electrified MG Midget - Fuel Tank Removal

DIY Electric Car

Fuel tank removal went easily enough following the instructions from the Haynes Manual. Just had a small hangup as the lip of the tank didn''t want to easily let go from being behind the right rear shackle. Set of photos on flickr

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Electrified MG Midget - Seats and Dash Removal

DIY Electric Car

On 10 June 2013, I removed the seats and dash. The Haynes manual was clear and helpful concerning the seat removal instructions, but unhelpful with the dash removal. After searching the internet, I found a very helpful video on YouTube. link].

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The Workplace Charging Challenge

Plugs and Cars

It’s been one full year since first Tesla S deliveries began. In the luxury car market you can feel that the ground has begun to shift. After numerous awards and accolades, it seems fair to say that the best luxury car is an electric car. Given its range, and the rapidly growing free Supercharger network, the Tesla Model S works well for virtually everyone who can afford one. Without paid advertising, Tesla is selling all they can manufacture.

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales Triple In 2012 As Buyers, Models Increase

Green Car Reports

car buyers took home about 17,500 plug-in electric cars in 2011. Last year, the numbers got better. A lot better. In 2012, about 53,000 electric cars were likely sold--essentially triple the prior year's number. Not bad, huh?

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EPA recognizes Volkswagen Chattanooga with a Green Power Leadership Award for on-site generation

Green Car Congress

The 9.5 MW solar park at Chattanooga is owned and operated by Silicon Ranch; VW has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement. Click to enlarge.

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BMS working

DIY Electric Car

I don''t want to pay up for a DC-DC unit until I can see the rest of it working. So I''ve been using a PC 500w ATX power supply for the 12v that my BMS needs. It may be enough to run the motor controller too, with the back wheels jacked up so I can see them spin.

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BMS test

DIY Electric Car

Motor is in, main cables are crimped. Now testing BMS. BMS is HiPower OEM. So far it powers up but doesn''t collect data, only beeps at me and says theres no connection from the main data module to the data collection modules. Attached Thumbnails

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Tesla To Add Production Capacity For 35,000 More Electric Cars

Green Car Reports

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is gearing up for increased production over the next few years with the aid of healthy tax breaks from its home state of California. It''ll save the company as much as $34.7

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How Did A Small Illinois Town End Up With 300 Plug-In Cars?

Green Car Reports

Don''t let the name fool you; Normal, Illinois, is actually unique. That''s because this small town--with a population of 53,837--has more than 300 plug-in cars roaming its streets.

Chinese Car-Share Dispenses Electric Cars Like A Vending Machine

Green Car Reports

European readers may be quite familiar with the concept of a tower full of tiny vehicles, dispensing them to people below. Smart used just such a building to store its vehicles at Smart dealerships all around Europe when the vehicle was first released.

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Armadillo Electric Car: Fold It, Park It With A Smartphone

Green Car Reports

They aren''t practical for all, but some of the ideas for future urban electric cars are certainly intriguing.

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Best-Selling Nissan In Portland: Leaf Electric Car--Due To Electric Highway?

Green Car Reports

We''ve already asked whether the Tesla Model S sells more units than the equivalent BMW, Audi or Mercedes--and now Nissan is outselling regular vehicles with its Leaf. Not Corollas or Ford Focus countrywide, of course--but apparently every other Nissan vehicle in March, in Portland, Oregon.

When Will The Last Gasoline Car Be Built? 2070, Shell Oil Says

Green Car Reports

The disappearance of internal-combustion engines is far from inevitable today, but several groups and governments are now predicting when the last gasoline vehicles will be sold.

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What Happens To A Nissan Leaf Electric Car At A Gas Station?

Green Car Reports

"Looks like we are going to fight with this car," one gas station attendant says to another. You''re in for quite a fight if you think you can fill a Nissan Leaf electric car with gasoline.

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Electric Cars: 12 Percent Of All New-Car Sales In Norway Last Month

Green Car Reports

Norway loves electric cars. So much so that last month, over a tenth of all the new cars sold had a plug. When the figure in other countries worldwide is usually in the fractions of a percent range, you''ll be aware how significant that number is.

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