EPA adds 1-bromopropane to list of hazardous air pollutants; first addition since 1990

Green Car Congress

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted petitions to add 1-bromopropane (1-BP) to the list of hazardous air pollutants regulated under the Clean Air Act (CAA). Petitioners requesting EPA to list 1-BP, also known as n-propyl bromide (nPB), have demonstrated its adverse health and environmental impacts. Under the CAA, EPA is required to regulate emissions of air toxics, also known as hazardous air pollutants.

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Is there a list of EV conversion shops?

Electric Cars are for Girls

As exciting as a DIY electric conversion sounds, many people don't have the time, skills, and/or inclination to convert a vehicle themselves. On your main

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A List of Tools and Supplies

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Over the past few days, I've been compiling a list of tools and supplies needed to do an effective electric vehicle conversion. After getting valuable feedback from several people on the Civic-EV Google Group, I came up with the following list: [link] tools-needed If anyone has additional comments, I welcome the feedback. This list will continue to change as we find new information during the conversion process.

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ACEEE issues latest list of 'Greenest' and 'Meanest" vehicles

Green Car Reports

Measuring the energy efficiency of a new vehicle is one thing, but ascertaining its overall environmental impact can be more complex. A debate still rages over the overall carbon footprint of electric cars compared to those powered by fossil fuels. But for the past 20 years, the the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has tried to. Environmental Carbon Footprint emissions Fuel Economy

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EPA: 'Long List' Of Questions On New VW Diesel Software Feature

Green Car Reports

A couple of weeks ago, Volkswagen seemed confident that it would be just a matter of weeks before it made some simple tweaks and got its 2016 lineup of TDI diesel vehicles certified by the EPA. That was before the existence of a second, and different, piece of software--previously undisclosed by VW--came to light.

2015 84

Automakers develop consensus list of priority locations for next 19 H2 fueling stations in California

Green Car Congress

The automaker OEM Advisory Group (OEM AG) of the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) has developed a consensus list of recommended station priority locations for the next 19 hydrogen stations to be built in California. The data was then compiled into an aggregate list. creation of redundancy in the network.

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How Will VW Fix My Diesel Car, And When? A List Of All Models

Green Car Reports

CEO, Michael Horn, spent several hours yesterday testifying in front of a Congressional panel on the company's growing TDI diesel-emission cheating scandal. Volkswagen's U.S. From that testimony, we can now break down how many cars and which models were affected, how the company expects to fix them, and when that process may start. Senators were. emissions EPA TDI VW Golf TDI A3 TDI Jetta TDI Passat TDI Beetle TDI

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Ford only automaker on Ethisphere Institute’s list of 2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies

Green Car Congress

and Tier 1 supplier Delphi Automotive also made the 2016 list. The framework of Ethisphere’s proprietary rating system, the corporate Ethics Quotient (EQTM), consists of a series of multiple-choice questions that capture a company’s performance. The EQ framework and methodology was determined, vetted and refined by the expert advice and insights gleaned from Ethisphere’s network of thought leaders and from the World’s Most Ethical Companies Methodology Advisory Panel.

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New Hybrids Enter List Of Cars With Highest Gas Mileage Ever

Green Car Reports

Back in 2010, we asked why so few of today''s cars were among the most fuel efficient ever. Look down the list of the most fuel-efficient vehicles sold in the U.S, and only a small handful had been built in the previous decade--cars such as the familiar Prius, and the all-too-brief but brilliant first-generation Honda Insight hybrid. Well, that''s

Grim First: Air Pollution Makes Top 10 List Of Disease Risk Factors

Green Car Reports

According to the 2010 Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) Study published this month in The Lancet, high blood pressure, tobacco smoke, and alcohol abuse are the world's most dangerous risk factors for disease. Among the other top-ten items on that grim list, we also find air pollution -- largely ambient particulate matter

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Toyota Tops List Of Green Brands, VW & Honda Close Behind

Green Car Reports

Toyota has had a bumpy ride the past couple of years, thanks in no small part to a high-profile series of safety recalls. To make matters worse, its popular Prius was recently lost its #1 spot on the EPA's list of fuel-efficient cars. But not to worry: the automaker just landed atop a different list, and it's now the greenest brand in the world

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Electric cars dominate EPA list of the most efficient vehicles

Green Cars News

A new 2013 Fuel Economy Guide published by the US’ Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) places the new Scion iQ EV model at the top of the pack, with a economy rating of 121 mpge (the e stands for ‘equivalent’ [.]. Electric cars have completely taken over in the US as the most energy efficient vehicles available.

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Mitsubishi Motors North America adds AeroVironment to authorized list of charger suppliers

Green Car Congress

as an additional authorized and approved nationwide supplier of EV home charging systems, on-site installation services and support for the 2012 i-MiEV. AeroVironment’s turnkey solution includes its UL-listed home charging station, permit acquisition, installation, customer training, 24/7 customer service and a three-year warranty on both parts and installation labor. < —Yoichi Yokozawa, President & CEO of Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. /p>.

High fuel prices top list of motoring bugbears

Green Cars News

More than half (56 per cent) of all motorists would like to own a more efficient vehicle, according to new research by Autoglass, though whether they will actually make it to the showrooms remains unanswered. In a new study by OnePoll commissioned by the vehicle glass repair firm to mark its 40th birthday, it’s revealed [.]. Green credentials fuel price

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Ikea tops list of popular London charging points

Green Cars News

An Ikea store in north London, was the most popular place for charging an electric car in the whole of the Source London Network during August, electric vehicle charging specialist POD Point has revealed. PODDrivers took advantage of over 157 hours of charging time across 32 POD Poi nts in Source London network during August, [.].

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IBM releases fifth annual Next Five in Five list of near-term significant innovations; personalized routing for commuting/transportation makes the cut

Green Car Congress

IBM unveiled the fifth annual “Next Five in Five”—a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years. Also on the list of five is the arrival of advanced batteries, including air batteries (e.g.,

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List of Vehicles at NAIAS Electric Avenue Exhibit Released

All Cars Electric

This years NAIAS in Detroit, Michigan will feature a return of the EcoXperience driving exhibit which allows show goers the chance to drive "green" vehicles of the future. This exhibit will feature "green" cars of today and tomorrow. The lineup of vehicles include some In addition, the show will feature a new exhibit called "Electric Avenue."

“Greener Aviation” Technologies and Alternative Fuels Head AIAA List of Top 10 Emerging Aerospace Technologies

Green Car Congress

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ( AIAA ) has released its first annual list of top emerging aerospace technologies. Alternative Fuels, including biofuels, as promoted by the FAA’s Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI), and the recent FAA grant to the X Prize Foundation to spur development of renewable aviation fuels and technologies.

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Nissan adds another city to list of partners

Green Cars News

Last week it was Orlando (see article) and this week it is the turn of the city of Houston to enter into an agreement with Nissan to advance zero emission mobility. An announcement was made at the Houston stop of the Nissan LEAF zero emissions tour as the build up continues towards the launch of the [.].

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Think Releases List of Top 15 Cities Ready For EVs in U.S.

All Cars Electric

The list goes on, but one of How do you find out if the city that you live in is ready for the electric car revolution? Well there are several ways. Search for the nearest charging station in your area, contact local utilities and ask about rates for charging vehicles during off peak hours, find out if your area has smart meters coming soon.

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Tesla Model S Added to List of Battery Swap Capable EVs

All Cars Electric

According to Donoughe, the Model S is designed to be capable of battery swapping. Michael Donoughe recently resigned as Tesla Motors engineering chief, but he did not leave quietly. On his way out, he revealed information about the upcoming Model S that has not been publicized before. Donoughe admitted that the Model S engineering, "Is

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List of debutants for 2010 Detroit Motor Show

Green Cars News

With three weeks left before the event begins, Doug Fox, chairman of the 2010 show stated that more reveals are likely in the build up to Press [.]. The North American International Auto Show (often referred to as the Detroit Motor Show) is shaping up to be another scintillating event with an estimated 40 new car unveilings.

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Electric Vehicle Parts

Electric Cars are for Girls

List of electric vehicle parts, with explanations, that Paul used in his $2200 VW Bug conversion

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EV selection worldwide

Electric Cars are for Girls

This is the most comprehensive list of electric cars for sale I've seen yet! It's international, and covers past, present, future, American, European.awesome. Thank you, Jeroen

2008 182

2022 GMC Hummer EV SUT and SUV: Everything we know in advance of full reveal

Green Car Reports

In fall 2021, GM will bring back Hummer—a brand once maligned by environmentalists—with a set of zero-tailpipe-emissions electric vehicles aimed at weekend adventurers. With that timing, 2022 GMC Hummer EV models will likely arrive after the Rivian R1T and R1S but before the Tesla Cybertruck—as well as a long list of other

2020 77

Electric car review from 1959: A snapshot of EV enthusiasm decades before Tesla

Green Car Reports

It goes back more than a century, with a long list of hopefuls hindered from widespread production by a complicated but familiar set of factors. The 1959 Charles Town-About was one of those hopefuls. The electric car wasn't invented by Tesla with its Roadster, or by GM with the EV1. While mass-production commitments from Tesla, Nissan, Volkswagen

2020 76

Korea considers changing its EV subsidy after Tesla buyers cash in

Green Car Reports

South Korea may exclude Tesla from the list of automakers that qualify for electric-car subsidies as the California transplant racks up sales, The Korea Herald reported Sunday. Between January and June, Tesla accounted for 43% of 209.2 billion won ($176 million at current exchange rates) in subsidies, according to the report. That will likely push

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Top 7 Best, Classy and Fastest Electric Cars In Today?s World

DIY Electric Car

Instead of being dependent on gas, cars make use of electricity that can power your vehicle. For instance, you have battery life and even ugly designs of the past. You might be wondering what made Chevy Volt in our list of 10 fastest electric cars today? In terms of comfort, price and performance, this is one of those cars that can easily made it in our list. Tesla has been on the frontline of modern day innovation.

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Rimac C_Two electric supercar delivery delayed to 2021

Green Car Reports

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has impacted the plans of automakers large and small—even those planning to make all-electric supercars. The list of delayed launches now includes the 1,914-horsepower Rimac C_Two. On Tuesday the company said it would begin deliveries in 2021, not 2020, as originally planned. Rimac recently resumed normal. youtube

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Israel plans to end internal combustion car sales by 2030

Green Car Reports

Add Israel to the list of countries planning to ban sales of cars that run on gasoline and diesel fuel. The Jewish state, however, has put internal combustion engines on a shorter leash than most other countries that have announced such plans. By 2030, the Israeli Energy Ministry announced on Tuesday, cars and trucks that run on gasoline or diesel

VW confirms it’s planning for solid-state batteries by 2025

Green Car Reports

The list of potential virtues for solid-state tech, which would replace the polymer/gel electrolyte commonly used in lithium-ion cells with a solid one, is impressive: a longer driving range; smaller packaging; Batteries battery pack solid-state cellSolid-state batteries sometimes sound a bit like the missing link that would punt electric vehicles soundly into mainstream acceptance.

2018 85

Audi plans to increase recycled materials in its mainstream vehicles

Green Car Reports

As automakers work to reduce emissions—and the carbon impact of driving—by electrifying their vehicles, the environmental impact of the rest of a car becomes more significant. Audi has joined a growing list of manufacturers looking to mitigate this by using more sustainable materials for car interiors.

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Guide for Small EV Conversions?

Electric Cars are for Girls

Is there a guide to converting a small car to electric, and a complete parts list of the needed hardware? I want to learn how, but I need help to know

Big deals arrive on 2019 Chevy Volt: Get one while you can

Green Car Reports

In an effort to clear out the last of its inventory, General Motors has added the Chevrolet Volt to its list of models eligible for an 18 percent discount off sticker price this month. When it went on sale in December 2010, the Volt was the first mainstream-brand plug-in car of the modern era (beating the Nissan Leaf by a matter of days.)

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Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for September 2018

Green Car Reports

This month's best deals list includes a newcomer among plug-in hybrids. Our partners at CarsDirect.com, now focus the list of best deals on models that are widely available, not "compliance cars" available only in token quantities in select locations. That could be a great thing for buyers who want the best deal along with the latest technologies.

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2020 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid: 58 mpg and 29 miles, respectively

Green Car Reports

Hyundai has revealed refreshed versions of its whole efficiency-focused lineup of Ioniq hatchbacks, and while it’s the Ioniq Electric that technically changes the most—with a big boost in driving range—the rest of the Ioniq family gets a cosmetic refresh and list of new features that give these models a stronger value

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Chinese electric sports car Qiantu K50 might be made in U.S., with Coda connection

Green Car Reports

There's quite a list of Chinese automakers that are relatively unknown outside China yet have grand plans to enter the U.S. market. The latest is China’s Qiantu Motor, which is developing an all-electric luxury sports car called the K50, The K50 will be sold through California’s Mullen, which claims to be “the affordable electric. China Mullen

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Spectacular #YearOfJoe Comes To Breathtaking Finish As #YearOfJoe2 Kicks Off With A Bang!

Creative Greenius

Greetings Creative Greenius Readers, A little more than a year ago I was fried to a crispy, nasty edge and ready to commit homicide with any number of potential victims in my sights – if I didn’t do myself in first from a stroke or a heart attack. More so as I’ve learned not to feel guilty about any of it. How is that even possible for the first born son of a Jewish Italian father and an Irish Catholic mother?

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Need an "Electric Car Conversion" Manual

Electric Cars are for Girls

I have a small delivery company and wanna try to convert one of our trucks , a 1997 Ford F150 , into an electric truck. I have a list of what I

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Best deals on hybrid, plug-in, and electric cars for February 2019

Green Car Reports

As electric-car fans wait for a slew of new models to hit the market this spring, some of the same cars that have made up recent months' best deals appear again. Our partners at CarsDirect who come up with our list of. Presidents' Day Weekend typically brings deals in car showrooms. And this month is no exception.

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Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid discontinued for 2017 model year

Green Car Reports

You can scratch one model off the list of hybrids available in the U.S. The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid will be discontinued for the 2017 model year, marking the end of the line for Subaru's first production hybrid car. The rest of the Crosstrek lineup will continue with minor changes as Subaru prepares redesigned Impreza and Crosstrek models for

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Consumer Reports Top Picks show hybrids have come a long way

Green Car Reports

That's the message of Consumer Reports' latest list of 10 top picks for 2019, published in its Autos Spotlight, and April Auto Issue Thursday. Out of CR's 10 Top Picks, three are hybrids, one is available as a plug-in hybrid, and one is. Carbuyers no longer have to give up space, comfort, features, or reliability to make a difference in saving gas.

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One of these 3 cars will be Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2019

Green Car Reports

Despite a long list of green-car debuts anticipated over the next couple of years, this year hasn't exactly brought a bevy of new electric models. As we wait for the market to blossom with new entries in coming years, we have three strong contenders for this year's top position—our Best Car To Buy 2019. To qualify for Green Car. Plug-In Hybrids Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy 2019

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