Bring your Green Vehicle to Brookline, MA - October 21!

Electric Cars are for Girls

The Larz Anderson Auto Museum on Sunday October 21, 2012 will be hosting our second annual Green Day: Bringing Technology and People Together through Green Innovations - a family friendly event to promote green driving and living in Massachusetts. We welcome those with any green modes of transportation; grease cars, electric cars, hybrid cars, solar cars, motorized and regular bicycles, Segways, scooters, etc.

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Bring your Green Vehicle to Brookline, MA - October 21!

Electric Cars are for Girls

The Larz Anderson Auto Museum on Sunday October 21, 2012 will be hosting our second annual Green Day: Bringing Technology and People Together through Green Innovations - a family friendly event to promote green driving and living in Massachusetts. We welcome those with any green modes of transportation; grease cars, electric cars, hybrid cars, solar cars, motorized and regular bicycles, Segways, scooters, etc.

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Kia outlines 5-year plan for more green vehicles; Optima PHEV, Niro hybrid, FCV; $10.2B investment

Green Car Congress

Kia Motors outlined its mid- to long-term plans for the development of a greatly increased range of environmentally friendly vehicles, with the goal of becoming a leader in the low-emissions car market by 2020. It will be engineered from the ground up as a dedicated hybrid vehicle.

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Hyundai And Kia Target # 2 Slot In Green Vehicles By 2020

Green Car Reports

While they had to backpedal on misstated gas-mileage figures over the last couple of years, Hyundai and Kia are moving forward with ambitious green-car plans regardless. The corporately-conjoined Korean carmakers are aiming for the global number two slot in green vehicles by 2020 (after hybrid powerhouse Toyota, presumably).

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Start-Up Electric Car Company Green Vehicles Folds, Costs City $500,000

All Cars Electric

Consider today's collapse of electric car company Green Vehicles an object lesson in why it's a bad idea for cities to invest in the risky business of start-up car companies--perhaps especially start-up electric car companies. The city of Salinas, California learned that lesson today as Green Vehicles shut its doors, costing the city more than

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Canada commits to green vehicles

Green Cars News

The Canadian Government has emphasised its commitment to green cars by launching the latest phase of its ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles Programme. The programme, costing $38million over five years, is designed to test advanced vehicle technologies and develop both safety and environmental regulations. It is hoped that the tests will help to align vehicle regulations across [.]. Green cars Latest news Canada canadian ecoTECHNOLOGY green cars

Green Vehicles, Leyden Energy launch partnership at Salinas factory

National Green Transportation

In a Nov 19 press release revealed a new chapter in the history of electric motorcycle maker Green Vehicles: a new redesign of their Triac, the impending opening of their factory, and a new partnership with battery maker Leyden Energy

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California Energy Commission adopts $100M investment plan update for 2012-2013 to increase use of green vehicles and alt fuels

Green Car Congress

The California Energy Commission unanimously adopted a 2012-2013 Investment Plan Update to increase the use of green vehicles and alternative fuels. Based on automaker surveys, the number of fuel-cell vehicles in California is projected to grow from about 350 in 2011 to 53,000 by 2017.

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Shanghai hosts Green Vehicle Expo

Green Cars News

China is once again to play host to the ‘green scene’ as the Green Vehicle Expo heads to Shanghai. The expo which will feature a host of green car technologies including electric, hybrid, fuel cell and solar vehicles opens at the Shanghai Exhibition Center, this Thursday (June 17, 2010) and runs until Saturday (June 19, [.]. Tags: Electric cars Fuel Cells Green credentials Hybrid cars alternative fuel China Expo Green cars Shanghai Show

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Green Vehicles closes it doors as funding dries up

Green Cars News

Green car start-up, Green Vehicles has folded as the firm failed to secure further investment. The Salinas, California based firm started in 2007, had two electric vehicle prototypes which were supposed to be going into full production later this year. Electric cars business electric vehicles green vehicles Salinas

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Green Vehicles, Leyden Energy launch partnership at Salinas factory

National Green Transportation

In a Nov 19 press release revealed a new chapter in the history of electric motorcycle maker Green Vehicles: a new redesign of their Triac, the impending opening of their factory, and a new partnership with battery maker Leyden Energy Do you like this story?

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BMW Green Vehicles, Including Megacity Electric, Named 'i'

Green Car Reports

The BMW "MegaCity" carbon-fiber all-electric car, scheduled for launch in 2013, may be the most radical BMW in decades. BMW had confirmed that this first production electric car to wear the BMW badge would be the first of a sub-brand within the make, much as its "M" series of performance editions is. Now, in perhaps a slightly "D'oh!" moment, BMW

Golf Bluemotion named Green Vehicle of the Year

Green Cars News

The Volkswagen Golf Bluemotion has been named the Green Vehicle of the Year at the 2011 ACFO awards. mpg on a combined cycle, allowing its Bluemotion model to claim the green accolade. [.]. The Golf, a four-time ACFO Car of the Year winner was this year recognised for the excellent fuel economy of up to 74.3 Volkswagen ACFO awards BMW 3 Series Ford Nissan LEAF Vauxhall ecoFlex Volvo V50 DRIVe

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Green Vehicles dives off cliff into bankruptcy, Salinas wants their money back

National Green Transportation

It was with great sadness that Green Vehicles CEO Mike Ryan penned a blog post on July 12 abruptly announcing that Green Vehicles had run out of money and was shutting down. Reports today (July 21) from local news

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Transport for London to pour £67million into green vehicles

Green Cars News

A £67million four-year international tender has been issued by Transport for London (TfL) for up to 1,300 electric or low carbon vehicles. The company is hoping to award a framework agreement for the supply and maintenance of EC whole vehicle type approved vehicles and the tender will be divided into five lots.

Europe reveals strategy for green vehicles

Green Cars News

In an effort to encourage the development and uptake of green vehicles including heavy and light duty vehicles, two- and three-wheelers and quadricycles, the European Commission has released a new strategy. Tags: Green cars Latest news carbon dioxide emissions clean energy vehicles Europe European Commission green car strategy vehicle emissions

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President Signs Bill Awarding $814 Million to Development of Green Vehicle Technology

All Cars Electric

Makers of green cars can rejoice as the President has signed the 2010 energy budget bill into law giving green car development one of the largest boosts in funding seen in decades. The bill includes $814 million in funding for several alternative propulsion programs. 283 million in funding will go towards fuel cell research and the use

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Call for new government to ‘clarify’ green vehicle strategies

Green Cars News

A leading fleet organisation is calling on the new Government to establish talks about its plans for future motoring taxes and incentives for low and zero emission vehicles. The Association of Car Fleet Operators (ACFO) is keen to maintain and establish talks with Whitehall departments to ensure that plans for motoring taxes make sense and [.].

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MSNBC Plug-In Vote

Plug In Partners

By Miguel Llanos Reporter MSNBC Austin, Texas, on Tuesday spearheaded a nationwide partnership that will lobby carmakers to build a new green vehicle — plug-in hybrids. MSNBC is carrying the story and it is offering an online vote.

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What does a "green car" mean to you? Twitter poll results

Green Car Reports

When we asked our Twitter followers last week to choose what they consider a "green car," a solid majority said nothing but a pure electric car qualifies. Under a picture of a gas-guzzling Dodge Challenger SRT8, literally painted green and parked in a spot marked "reserved for green vehicles," we asked. Our readers are nothing if not consistent.

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Renault signs clean vehicle agreement in France

Green Cars News

Having established various partnerships around the world, Renault has now turned to its home country for its latest green vehicle agreement. The French manufacturer will team with the CEA (French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission) to work on electric vehicles, new energies and cleaner combustion engines.

Johammer Electric Motorcycle: World's Weirdest Way To Go Green

Green Car Reports

There are two types of green vehicle fans in this world: Those who wish you to know they''ve picked the latest green vehicle, and those that don''t. Anyone who chooses Austrian firm Johammer''s electric motorcycle will peg themselves firmly in the former category. It is, by quite a margin, the weirdest two-wheeler we''ve ever clapped eyes on. And we

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Renting Electric, Hybrid And Green Cars: What Are Your Options?

Green Car Reports

If you drive an electric car, hybrid, diesel or other green vehicle day-to-day, you might like to know that you can rent similar when you go abroad, or even when you fly across country to visit relatives. Luckily, many rental and car-sharing firms offer green vehicles on their fleets, and some even have dedicated green vehicle policies allowing

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Recharge IT

Plug In Partners

Google.org to to Accelerate Plug-In Hybrid and Vehicle-to-Grid Technology Google.org , the philanthropic arm of Google Inc. G oogle proved it is serious about Plug Ins with its new Recharge IT initiative. Here is part of the story.

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Electric vehicle maker goes into administration

Green Cars News

Electric vehicles may be on the verge of widespread commercial success, but that hasn’t stopped one high profile electric vehicle maker from falling by the wayside. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Modec electric vehicle maker electric vehicles green vehicles Modec administration Navistar

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Hyundai-Kia electric-car production to soar to 50,000 next year

Green Car Reports

The production increase comes amid the combined automaker's goal to become the second largest maker of green vehicles (hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric cars) by 2020. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fuel Cell VehiclesKorean siblings Hyundai and Kia will aggressively increase production of electric cars next year, according to a report in the Korean press.

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Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivan

Green Car Reports

In 2011, Green Car Reports launched an award for the new car, or family of cars, that represented the best green vehicle introduced for the model year. The Nissan Leaf won that year because it was the sole affordable battery-electric vehicle on the market. Over the next seven years, more than two dozen vehicles that plug in to the grid to recharge.

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China losing interest in small vehicles?

Green Cars News

The world’s largest automotive market appears to be losing its faith in vehicles with smaller engine displacements if recent results are anything to go by. During July, the market share of new vehicles sold in the country with engine displacements of 1.6litres or less dropped below last year’s average for the fifth month in succession. [.].

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Schaeffler introduces the vehicle of ideas

Green Cars News

The idea is not to put the vehicle into production [.]. Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news green vehicles hybrid vehicles Schaeffler Schaeffler Group Schaeffler hybrid vehicle of ideas Many upstart car manufacturers have big ambitions to establish themselves among the leaders of the motoring world – but the Schaeffler Group has far more modest goals.

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My Trial LEAF & the trials of public charging

Plugs and Cars

And three streetside at City Hall, trumpeted in signage as a "Green Vehicle Showcase." Usage at the City Hall location is restricted; only official city and ZipCar plug-in vehicles may use them. I've got a LEAF for a few days. Very exciting. I'll have a full report soon.

Review: 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

Hybrid SUV Blog

The luxury SUV seats eight, has truck-like storage capacity, fast acceleration for a vehicle of its size, and can tow a boat or trailer for family outings. A No Compromise Hybrid SUV.

California Green-Car Tax Cut, Nissan Leaf Reliability, Gen Z Car Buyers: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, read about the California bill that would cut the state sales tax for the newest green vehicles, how a 2011 Nissan Leaf electric car has fared after four years on the road, and why the next generation of car buyers may place particular emphasis on fuel efficiency. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Hyundai Plans Hybrids, Electric Cars & More: 5 Questions With Green R&D Head Ki-Sang Lee

Green Car Reports

And the company has big plans for expanding its lineup of green vehicles, as we learned in an interview last week with Ki-Sang Lee, a senior vice president who''s head of its R&D Center for The Hyundai Motor Group, encompassing both the Hyundai and Kia brands, is known as one of the most aggressive competitors in the global auto business.

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Tax Credit For Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles Expires As Congress Adjourns

Green Car Reports

Tax incentives have proven to be an important way to encourage adoption of new green vehicles, offsetting some of the typically-higher purchase costs compared to conventional costs. Yet just as Toyota prepares to launch its 2016 Mirai fuel-cell car, a tax credit for hydrogen vehicles has expired due to inaction by Congress.

Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle Tax Credit Expires This Month: Will It Be Renewed?

Green Car Reports

Financial and other incentives are widely viewed as a good way to kickstart the adoption of new green vehicles, largely to compensate for their higher prices against conventional gasoline cars. But just as Toyota is building up to next fall''s launch of its 2016 Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in the U.S.

Hyundai Ioniq, First Drives, Koch Brothers, Garage Wiring: The Week In Reverse

Green Car Reports

And, what aspect of green vehicles do a pair of conservative billionaires reportedly plan to spend millions of dollars on? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, February 26, 2016. Which company released info on new hybrid, electric, and plug-in hybrid models--all at once? The Week In Reverse

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Polaris Slingshot: Is A 173-HP, $20K '3-Wheeled Motorcycle' A Car?

Green Car Reports

Three wheeled vehicles get a lot of attention from hardcore fans of performance cars. They also get plenty of attention from hardcore fans of green vehicles--as they share many of the same desirable characteristics, like an aerodynamic teardrop shape with surprising stability, and light weight.

2014 64

Hyundai-Kia Topples Honda For UCS 'Greenest Automaker' Title

Green Car Reports

Honda has long had the reputation of offering fuel-efficient, relatively green vehicles--but this year, it has lost the "Greenest Automaker" laurels that it''s held since 1998 to an upstart: Hyundai-Kia. The latest award, detailed in a report that''s now been issued six times by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), rates the environmental

2014 63

New Review: 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

Hybrid SUV Blog

The luxury SUV seats eight, has truck-like storage capacity, fast acceleration for a vehicle of its size, and can tow a boat or trailer for family outings. A No Compromise Hybrid SUV.

Nine New Projects Announced For Clean Vehicles In National Parks

Green Car Reports

Department of Energy''s (DOE) Clean Cities program and the National Park Service (NPS) recently announced nine new projects to deploy green vehicles within nine of the 13 national parks. If you''re planning a summer vacation to a U.S. national park this summer, you may start to see a few changes when you get there. The U.S.

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